Essays

File photo: the self-propelled howitzer 2000 is the Bundeswehr's most modern artillery piece (photo: Sven Eckelkamp/IMAGO)

Putin’s new world order

What does the war in Ukraine mean?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks following a Cabinet meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, 23 May 2022 (photo: Turkish Presidency/AP Photo)

Osman Kavala and Turkey's travesty of justice

Exploiting the fog of war

Director Peter Limbourg in DW's Berlin newsroom (photo: DW)

Deutsche Welle in the Middle East

We need dialogue

Composite image of U.S. President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance)

Saudia Arabia and the UAE

Getting Washington wrong

Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez on a two-day visit to Morocco on 07.4.2022 (photo: Moroccan Royal Palace/AP Photo/picture alliance)

Morocco and Spain

What price Madrid and Rabat's "historic" reconciliation?

UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan and Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta, 2019 (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Islam in Southeast Asia

Autocratic versus democratic Islam

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Hate propaganda in India

Modi opponents labelled 'anti-national'

Evacuation by train from the Ukraine (photo: Getty Images)

Europe, Ukraine and refugees

Compassion, a sliding scale?

Irpin is only 20 kilometres from Kyiv - the city has recently been the scene of fierce fighting (photo: Getty Images)

War in Ukraine and the West

Putin's fight and our illusions

Russia's President Putin flew Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad to Sochi in November 2017 (photo: picture-allinace/abaca/Kremlin Press Office)

Russia's interventions in Ukraine and Syria

What drives Putin is evident from Syria

Moncef Marzouki (photo: A. Belaidi/AFP/ Getty Images)

Tunisia's ex-president Moncef Marzouki

The conscience of the Arab Spring

France: a white rose on the pavement marks the second anniversary of the Bataclan attacks (photo: Reuters/E.Laurent)

France and terrorism

No time to heal

President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt; President Joe Biden of the United States of America (source. DW screenshot)

Egypt's National Human Rights Strategy

Propaganda tailored to the U.S.?

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