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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.
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Bonn, Germany

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Talk

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DW Germany

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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.

Language:

German


Episodes

Fair Trade: How Unjust is the Global Economy?

11/15/2018
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Eight billionaires own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity. How can that be just? Who is to blame? Is change possible? Our guests this week: Mekonnen Mesghena (Heinrich Böll Foundation); Rajshri Jayaraman (ESMT), Alan Posener (Die Welt)

Duration:00:25:57

US-Midterms: Tough times for Trump?

11/8/2018
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In the US Midterm elections, Democrats have captured the House, Republicans maintain control of the Senate. What will split control of Congress mean for the Trump administration? Guests: Griff Witte (Washington Post), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico), Rieke Havertz (Zeit online)

Duration:00:25:52

Merkel’s Out: What Next?

11/1/2018
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing to exit the political world stage. She will not keep her position as CDU party chairperson, nor seek reelection as Chancellor. Can we expect a smooth handover? Our guest: Valerie Höhne (Spiegel Online), Ulrike Herrmann (TAZ), Andreas Kluth (Handelsblatt Global)

Duration:00:25:57

Trump vs. Putin: A new nuclear arms race?

10/25/2018
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Donald Trump is threatening to pull the US out of a decades-old arms control agreement and increase America's nuclear arsenal. The US leader accuses Russia of violating the agreement. Does a new Cold War lie ahead? Guests: Andrea Shalal (Reuters), Eric Kirschbaum (LA Times) Alex Rosen (IPPNW).

Duration:00:25:53

Merkel’s Out: What Next?

10/25/2018
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing to exit the political world stage. She will not keep her position as CDU party chairperson, nor seek reelection as Chancellor. Can we expect a smooth handover? Our guest: Valerie Höhne (Spiegel Online), Ulrike Herrmann (TAZ), Andreas Kluth (Handelsblatt Global)

Duration:00:25:57

Khashoggi Disappeared - Death by Decree?

10/19/2018
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The fate of Saudi journalist and critic of the regime Jamal Khashoggi has raised concern around the world. Are authoritarian states now openly using kidnap and assassination as weapons against opposition activists? Our guests: Rick Noack (Washington Post), Daniel-Dylan Böhmer (Welt), Najat Abdulhaq (DW)

Duration:00:25:57

Bavaria Votes: Watershed in Germany?

10/11/2018
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The people of Bavaria go to the polls in a crucial regional election. The conservatives, who have ruled the state for over six decades, face an electoral disaster. The potential winners are the Greens and the far-right Alternative for Germany party.

Duration:00:25:53

Erdogan in Germany: Friend or foe?

9/27/2018
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state visit to Germany has been carefully choreographed to put the soured relations between Berlin and Ankara back on track. Will it work? Guests: Maximilian Popp (Spiegel), Deger Akal (DW), Dilek Kurban (Hertie School of Governance)

Duration:00:25:53

Merkel’s Government – Mired in Conflict?

9/20/2018
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One year after last September’s election, Angela Merkel is once again struggling to keep her coalition government together. What does it mean for Germany, and for Europe? Our guests: Nina Haase (DW Correspondent), Andreas Kluth (Handelsblatt Global), Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel)

Duration:00:25:56

The Far Right: Can Germany Defeat its Demons?

9/7/2018
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The city of Chemnitz made headlines around the world for right-wing violence and anti-immigrant sentiment. But at a concert, tens of thousands took a stand against xenophobia and extremism. Can the movement 'There are more of us' last? Our guests: Linda Vierecke (DW), Valerie Höhne (Spiegel online), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico).

Duration:00:25:56

Protest in Chemnitz: What is the Root of this Hate?

8/31/2018
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Rage and violence in the streets of Chemnitz. A deadly knife attack by refugees on a German man has led to riots and the targeting of foreigners. Right-wing demonstrators and anti-fascist counterdemonstrators are facing off. Are police and politicians out of their depth? Our guests: Karen Taylor (expert on racism), Hans Pfeifer (DW), Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel)

Duration:00:25:56

Crisis in Turkey: Should Europe Prop Up Erdogan?

8/23/2018
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Turkey's economy faces collapse, its currency is in free fall: Should Europe now stand by President Erdogan and help stem the tide? Or should it first force the autocrat to change course? Our guests: Alan Posener (Die Welt), Christoph von Marschall (Der Tagesspiegel), Seda Serdar (DW).

Duration:00:25:56

Friendly fire: How united Is NATO?

7/12/2018
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The NATO summit in the shadow of American scoldings: US president Donald Trump demands higher defense expenditures, especially from Germany. But there is growing concern Trump could be making agreements with Vladimir Putin - at the expense of long-standing allies. Where is Nato heading? Guests: Claudia Major (SWP), Tyson Barker (Aspen Institute), Christian F. Trippe (DW).

Duration:00:25:56

German Stability: A Thing of the Past?

7/5/2018
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Germany’s conservative parties have reached a last-gasp agreement on asylum policy to salvage the coalition. But did their spat cost Germany its reputation for political stability? Our guests this week: Derek Scally (Irish Times), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico), Nina Haase (DW).

Duration:00:25:56

Migrant Crisis: Time for Fortress Europe?

6/28/2018
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Chancellor Merkel is facing huge pressure: she needs to bring divided European governments together to support a common line on refugees if she is to patch up a deep rift in her coalition in Berlin. But how can that be achieved? Guests this week: Thorsten Benner (GPPI), Monica Goracci (IOM), Raghida Bahnam (freelance journalist).

Duration:00:25:56

Germany's Refugee Row: Can Merkel Survive?

6/21/2018
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Chancellor Merkel has her back to the wall as tensions mount in Germany’s refugee row. The question is: Can she come up with a solution to prevent her government from being blown apart? Guests: Pascal Thibaut (RFI), Alan Posener (Die Welt), Anna Sauerbrey (Der Tagesspiegel)

Duration:00:25:56

Kim & Trump: Big Deal?

6/15/2018
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The North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, and the US president, Donald Trump, shook hands for the first time in Singapore on Tuesday. The two men went on to sign a declaration committing themselves to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. But just how committed are they really? Our guests: Sascha Hach (ICAN), Dahye Yim (Korea Verband), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico)

Duration:00:25:56

Kim & Trump: Big Deal?

6/14/2018
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The North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, and the US president, Donald Trump, shook hands for the first time in Singapore on Tuesday. The two men went on to sign a declaration committing themselves to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. But just how committed are they really? Our guests: Sascha Hach (ICAN), Dahye Yim (Korea Verband), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico)

Duration:00:25:56

Trump Goes it Alone: Europe at a Loss?

6/7/2018
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US President Donald Trump is unyielding in his stance on protective tariffs on steel and aluminum. What are the consequences? Will it unite Europeans? Or divide them? Our guests: Daryl Lindsey (Spiegel International), Laura v. Daniels (SWP), Ralph Freund (Republicans Overseas)

Duration:00:25:56

25 Years after Solingen: Has Germany Changed?

5/31/2018
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25 years ago, right-wing arsonists set fire to the home of the Genc family in the western German town of Solingen. Two women and three girls died in the blaze. This week, commemorations were held for the victims, who were of Turkish ethnicity. Has Germany changed since then and if so, how? Our guests: Deger Akal (Journalist), Yasemin Ergin (Zenith Magazine), Alan Posener (Die Welt)

Duration:00:25:56