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News Germany » Security: German defense minister slams Trump’s military-heavy approach to security

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/german-defense-minister-slams-trumps-military-heavy-approach-to-security/2018/02/16/f0377a58-10e7-11e8-a68c-e9374188170e_story.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

MUNICH — German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen denounced President Trump’s military-heavy approach to global affairs Friday, saying the United States is shortchanging diplomacy and soft power in favor of a dangerous overreliance on its military.

News Germany » Security: Cyberattacks are the single greatest threat to global stability, German defense minister says

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/17/munich-security-conference-german-defense-minister-on-global-stability.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

According to von der Leyen, cyber security is going to be the main focus of this decade. Cyberattacks are the greatest challenge threatening global stability, Germany's defense minister told CNBC Saturday. Recent cyberattacks, namely NotPetya and WannaCry ...

News Germany » Security: At Munich security conference, Germany's political paralysis worries allies

News channel or source: https://global.handelsblatt.com/politics/munich-security-conference-germanys-political-paralysis-worries-allies-888164
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

If you want to know what’s on the minds of the diplomats, politicians and generals who have assembled this week at the Munich Security Conference, you should pay more attention to bar room conversations than the predictable plenary speeches. Behind the ...

News Germany » Security: Let's work together on defense, France and Germany tell Europe

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-security-vonderleyen/germany-to-u-s-well-spend-more-on-defense-you-stay-involved-idUSKCN1G01K9
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In a speech to the Munich Security Conference, German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen said Europe’s countries would not be able to respond nimbly enough to global challenges if they were stymied by the need to decide joint foreign policy approaches ...

News Germany » Security: Security conference in Germany brings together top officials

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/security-conference-germany-brings-together-top-officials-093836992.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

MUNICH (AP) — Dozens of world leaders, top defense officials and diplomats were gathering Friday in southern Germany for an influential security conference, amid growing strains between the U.S. and other NATO nations and Russia over the conflicts in ...

News Germany » Security: German Foreign Minister Throws Critical Jabs at U.S., Warns There Is 'Acute Danger of War' in 2018

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/german-foreign-minister-throws-critical-jabs-at-u-s-1.5825418
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned on Saturday ... Gabriel also added that the world faces multiple security challenges and the threat of major conflict in different regions in 2018. "Predictability and reliability are currently goods in ...

News Germany » Security: Germany and two percent for defense – it's complicated

News channel or source: https://www.defensenews.com/smr/munich-security-forum/2018/02/17/germany-and-two-percent-for-defense-its-complicated/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Sigmar Gabriel, German's vice chancellor and federal minister for foreign affairs, and Wolfgang Ischinger, ambassador and chairman of the Munich Security Conference field questions. Gabriel said he considers the 2 percent goal to be “difficult ...

News Germany » Security: The Latest: UK Leader Seeks 'Deep' EU Security Partnership

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2018/02/17/world/europe/ap-eu-germany-security-conference-the-latest.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

rigid institutional restrictions or deep-seated ideology to inhibit our cooperation and jeopardize the security of our citizens." Britain is due to leave the EU in March 2019. 9:45 a.m. Germany's foreign minister says that as China's influence on the world ...

News Germany » Security: German foreign minister pushes for return to strong US ties

News channel or source: http://www.therepublic.com/2018/02/17/eu-germany-security-conference-2/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

MUNICH — Germany’s foreign minister slammed the “America first ... Sigmar Gabriel told world leaders and defense officials at the Munich Security Conference that with the U.S. no longer the only indisputable superpower, it makes sense to count ...

News Germany » Security: The Latest: German defense minister talks up UN, aid money

News channel or source: http://www.bgdailynews.com/news/international/the-latest-german-defense-minister-talks-up-un-aid-money/article_a4e949af-002c-5454-85cb-d3e111464085.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Germany's defense minister is criticizing U.S. moves to cut spending on the United Nations and arguing that diplomacy and development aid are just as essential as military strength. Ursula von der Leyen told the Munich Security Conference on Friday ...