Trump's Travails: US President Can't Escape Troubles on the Road

Trump's Travails US President Can't Escape Troubles on the Road

Mired in a web of scandal and lies back home, Donald Trump embarked on his first international trip this week to the Middle East and Europe. It was seen by the administration as a possible new beginning. But it hasn't worked out that way. By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

Trump in Brussels: 'The Germans Are Bad, Very Bad'

Trump in Brussels 'The Germans Are Bad, Very Bad'

At a meeting with European Union leaders on Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump was sharply critical of Germany. DER SPIEGEL spoke with meeting participants. By Peter Müller in Brussels more... Comment ]


Trump's White House: A Vortex of Scandal, Chaos and Absurdity

Trump's White House A Vortex of Scandal, Chaos and Absurdity

The White House is becoming more chaotic by the day. Now, a special counsel has been brought in to investigate possible connections between President Donald Trump's team and Russia. But the most important question is now whether Trump is mentally stable enough to be president. By Mathieu von Rohr more... Comment ]

Interview with Julian Assange: 'WikiLeaks Will Always Be the Bad Boy'

Interview with Julian Assange 'WikiLeaks Will Always Be the Bad Boy'

Has WikiLeaks become a tool of Russian propaganda? Platform founder Julian Assange, 45, responds to the accusations, addresses the effects of hackers on Western elections and talks about the "WannaCry" attack. Interview Conducted by Michael Sontheimer and Jörg Schindler  in London more... Comment ]


A Danger to the World: It's Time to Get Rid of Donald Trump

A Danger to the World It's Time to Get Rid of Donald Trump

Donald Trump has transformed the United States into a laughing stock and he is a danger to the world. He must be removed from the White House before things get even worse. A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]

Yemen Foreign Minister: 'Our Enemies Want to Starve Us'

Yemen Foreign Minister 'Our Enemies Want to Starve Us'

The ongoing civil war in Yemen has already cost 10,000 lives and there are no indications that peace will take hold any time soon. SPIEGEL spoke with the foreign minister of the self-proclaimed Houthi government about why the violence continues unabated. Interview Conducted by Susanne Koelbl more... Comment ]


Tasting Freedom: Saudi Arabia Experiments with Reform Amid Economic Downturn

Tasting Freedom Saudi Arabia Experiments with Reform Amid Economic Downturn

As oil riches have declined in Saudi Arabia, the crisis has forced change in the country. Women are joining the workforce and music is even being permitted on the streets. Can the world's most conservative nation reinvent itself? By Susanne Koelbl In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia more... Comment ]

Unlikely Allies: NATO Chief Finds a New Friend in Trump

Unlikely Allies NATO Chief Finds a New Friend in Trump

A new alliance is being forged between NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and U.S. President Donald Trump. Both want more money for the alliance and for member countries to step up the fight against Islamic State. But not all member states are convinced. By Matthias Gebauer and Peter Müller more... Comment ]


'It Is Soul-Crushing!': Clinton Campaign Chair John Podesta on President Trump

'It Is Soul-Crushing!' Clinton Campaign Chair John Podesta on President Trump

In an interview six months after the election, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, discusses the night of his candidate's defeat, the mistakes made on the trail and Donald Trump, who he says is "unfit and unqualified" to serve as president. Interview Conducted by Klaus Brinkbäumer and Britta Sandberg more... Comment ]