Documents from the archive of whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal
wide-scale spying against Turkey by America's NSA and Britain's GCHQ.
They also show the US worked closely with Ankara to battle Kurdish
separatists. By Andy Müller-Maguhn, Laura Poitras, Marcel Rosenbach, Michael Sontheimer and Holger Starkmore...[ Comment ]
In February, German prosecutors conducted a wave of raids targeting
former SS concentration camp guards. It was hoped the proceedings could
help make up for decades of inaction. Instead, they will likely mark the
latest chapter in the German judiciary's shameful approach to the
Holocaust. By Klaus Wiegrefemore...
As a young man, Jakob W. worked in the watchtowers of Auschwitz.
Charges against him were recently dropped, but he described to SPIEGEL
what it was like to be a cog in the Nazis' horrific machinery of death.
Interview Conducted by Felix Bohr, Cordula Meyer and Klaus Wiegrefemore...[ Comment ]
Traveling through Scotland, you might think the result of September's
independence referendum is a foregone conclusion. "Yes" signs are
everywhere. But surveys tell a different story and many who are wary of
the hype. By Christoph Scheuermannmore...
Israel invests more money in research than most other countries --
and in no other place are research institutes, the defense industry, the
army and politics as interwoven. The result is a high-tech weapons
factory that successfully exports its goods globally. By Markus Becker in Tel Aviv, Israelmore...[ Comment ]
The slaying of an 18-year-old African-American man in Ferguson,
Missouri, shows that racism and racial profiling remain a serious
everyday problem in some parts of America. Some worry things will never
change. By Markus Feldenkirchenmore...[ Comment ]
The world took notice when the Yazidis needed help. But since June, a
Turkmen city in northern Iraq has been under siege by the Islamic
State. The death toll continues to mount but, thus far, the people of
Amirli have been left to fight the IS on their own. By Christoph Reuter and Jacob Russellmore...
With fears of Moscow growing after its intervention in Ukraine, NATO
member states in Eastern Europe would like NATO to direct a planned
missile-defense system against Russia as well. The calls have divided
the military alliance. more...[ Comment ]
Within just a few years, the Islamic State has grown to become the
most feared jihadist group in the Middle East. In an interview,
Brookings Institution fellow Charles Lister describes IS' rise in Iraq
and Syria and what can be done to stop it. Interview Conducted By Samiha Shafymore...[ Comment ]