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Experts from all countries of the world and from all areas of expertise meet at Quadriga to discuss the current events on the international political field.

Experts from all countries of the world and from all areas of expertise meet at Quadriga to discuss the current events on the international political field.

Location:

Bonn, Germany

Genres:

Talk

Networks:

DW Germany

Description:

Experts from all countries of the world and from all areas of expertise meet at Quadriga to discuss the current events on the international political field.

Language:

German


Episodes

Brexit: The End of the Road for Johnson?

9/5/2019
Showdown in the United Kingdom. PM Johnson versus parliament; deal versus no deal. The Brexit endgame has begun. Our guests: Friedrich Thelen (political adviser), Jon Worth (blogger), Alex Forrest Whiting (DW)

Duration:00:25:57

Elections in Eastern Germany: Far right on the march?

8/29/2019
Eastern Germans are going to the polls, and the country is asking itself: will the far-right populist AfD win? Will that make the states of Saxony and Brandenburg ungovernable? Guests: Valerie Höhne (Spiegel Online), Michaela Küfner (DW), Alan Posener (Die Welt)

Duration:00:25:57

China’s Power Play: Hong Kong Betrayed?

8/22/2019
Hundreds of thousands have protested in Hong Kong since June. Will Beijing do more than exert pressure and make threats to the demonstrators? What will the West do? Guests: Bernhard Bartsch (Bertelsmann Stiftung), Cherie Chan (DW), Hao Gui (DW)

Duration:00:25:56

Kashmir crisis – New Era or Power Grab?

8/15/2019
India's government has abolished Kashmir's special autonomous status, prompting a furious response from the region's Muslim majority. Tensions are running high and there has been talk of war. Guests: Isha Bathia (DW), Christian Wagner (German Institute for International and Security Affairs), Shahzeb Jillani (DW)

Duration:00:25:56

Iran Crisis: Europe on the Sidelines?

8/9/2019
The tense standoff between Iran and the US in the Persian Gulf continues. Will Europe be the big loser in the power struggle in the Strait of Hormuz? Our guests: Ali Fatholla-Nejad (Brookings Institution), Alan Posener (Die Welt), Ulrike Herrmann (taz)

Duration:00:25:57

EU top jobs: Haggling instead of inspiration?

7/11/2019
The EU's citizens voted. But it was the heads of member states that nominated the leadership positions. Are they the best choice for the challenges facing Europe? Guests: Tom Nuttall (Economist), Milan Nic (DGAP), Emmanuelle Chaze (DW)

Duration:00:25:56

Trapped Refugees: Rescue Forbidden?

7/4/2019
Is she a hero or a criminal? The German Sea-Watch 3 skipper Carola Rackete saved dozens of migrants from the Mediterranean. Italy’s far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini wants her in jail. Our guests: Ana Maria Alvarez (Migration Hub), Sulin Sardoschau (migration expert), Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel)

Duration:00:25:57

Turkey: Is Erdogan Losing His Grip?

6/27/2019
Turkish president Erdogan and his AK party are the big losers of Istanbul’s mayoral election. Will the opposition candidate’s victory be a turning point for the whole of Turkey? Our guests: Cagri Özdemir (DW), Laura Lale Kabis (DGAP), Alan Posener (Die Welt)

Duration:00:25:56

Hong Kong versus Beijing: Power-grab Postponed?

6/20/2019
A million people joined demonstrations in Hong Kong against the growing influence of Beijing. They are concerned the territory's special status and limited freedoms will be eroded. Who will win this power-struggle? Our guests: Ray Wong (Activist), Cherie Chan (DW), Andreas Kluth (Author and journalist)

Duration:00:25:57

The Greens: Germany's New Number One?

6/13/2019
Polls say Germany’s Greens have ousted Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian democrats as the country’s most popular party. Could Germany’s next chancellor even be a Green? Our guests: Wolfgang Merkel (Political scientist), Ursula Weidenfeld (Freelance journalist), Maximiliane Koschyk (DW).

Duration:00:25:56

Coalition Crisis: Merkel Teetering?

6/6/2019
Angela Merkel's government is in crisis, set off by the governing parties' poor showing at the European elections and the resignation of SPD Leader Andrea Nahles. How long can the grand coalition in Germany stay together? Guests: Vanessa Vu (ZEIT ONLINE), Andreas Kluth (Journalist and author), Cordula Tutt (Wirtschaftswoche)

Duration:00:25:57

Europe Votes: Wake-up Call for Brussels?

5/27/2019
The EU has voted. Established parties suffered massive losses across most of Europe, while populist parties have made huge gains. What does this mean for Europe? Our guests: Jean-Michel Hauteville (Handelsblatt Today), Derek Scally (Irish Times), Karen Taylor (Political Activist).

Duration:00:25:56

Video Scandal: Election Blow for Europe’s Far-Right?

5/23/2019
Ahead of European elections a video scandal in Austria brings down the coalition government of conservatives and the far-right. What impact will it have on the showing of right-wing populists? Our guests: Karen Taylor (political consultant), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico), Emmanuelle Chaze (DW)

Duration:00:25:57

Iran Crisis: Deal or War?

5/16/2019
Sabre-rattling and sanctions are the methods of choice for the US in its stand-off with Iran. But can this strategy force a climb-down in Tehran? Guests: Torrey Taussig (Robert Bosch fellow), Shayan Arkian (IranAnders), Rick Noack (Washington Post)

Duration:00:25:53

Mideast Conflict: No Song of Peace?

5/9/2019
Violence between Israel and the Palestinians keeps flaring up. Negotiations for a permanent peace have so far failed to yield a result. Can there ever be an end to the Mideast conflict? Guests: Shani Rozanes (DW), Alan Posener (Die Welt), Hassan Khader (Writer and Journalist)

Duration:00:25:57

IS terror: How dangerous are the returnees?

4/11/2019
IS has been defeated on the battlefield. But the struggle is far from over. Some of the fighters and their families are German citizens and want to come back. Is a new jihad imminent? Guests: Amir Mussawy (Freelance Journalist), Alan Posener (Die Welt), Kristin Helberg (Middle East Analyst)

Duration:00:25:56

NATO at 70: Who Is the Enemy?

4/5/2019
NATO is marking its 70th anniversary. But even supporters of the military alliance admit it’s facing huge challenges in the era of Trump and Putin. And what about Germany? Is it a fully-committed NATO member or a “free-rider”? Our guests: Claudia Major (SWP), Ulrike Franke (ECFR), Andreas Kluth (Handelsblatt Today)

Duration:00:25:57

Copyright: Cashing In on the Net?

3/28/2019
Are politicians censoring the internet? That’s what many members of the net community fear, after the EU parliament voted in favour of a reform of the copyright law. But how serious are those concerns? Our guests: John Weitzmann (Wikimedia), Grace Dobush (Freelance Journalist), Alan Posener (Die Welt)

Duration:00:25:52

After Christchurch: Who’s to Blame for the Hate?

3/21/2019
A white supremacist attacks two mosques in Christchurch, killing at least 50. New Zealand is in shock. Where does the hate come from? And what role do social media play? Our guests: Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico), Myles Tweedie (DW).

Duration:00:25:57

Macron or the Populists: Who Can Convince Europe?

3/14/2019
French president Emmanuel Macron has called on people to resist populism and defend the EU. German chancellor Angela Merkel has stayed silent, letting the CDU leader do the talking. What are we to make of this? Our guests: Milan Nic (DGAP), Ulrike Guérot (Political Scientist), Derek Scally (Irish Times).

Duration:00:25:56