25 November 2020

Court Overturns Ruling that Germany Must Press US Military on Drones


BERLIN — Germany's top administrative court has ruled that the country's government can't be forced to ensure that U.S. drone strikes controlled via an American military base on German territory are in line with international law.The decision Wednesday by the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig overturns a ruling last year that held the German government partly responsible for making sure that such military operations comply with international law.The ruling restores a lower court decision [...]