Photo Gallery: Germany's Drone Debacle

Photo Gallery: Germany's Drone Debacle

Foto: Northrop Grumman

Minister on the Defensive Drone Program Collapse Has Berlin Under Pressure

Thomas de Maizière has long been a close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel. But the defense minister now finds himself at the center of controversy after cancelling Germany's half-billion euro surveillance drone program last week. He has allegedly known about the project's problems for months.
With reporting by Ralf Beste, Matthias Gebauer, Gordon Repinski and Gerald Traufetter