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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

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

The New Silk Road: China’s Route to Europe?

5/24/2018
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China is investing $900bn dollars in the New Silk Road – possibly the biggest infrastructure project in history. Is the goal to foster trade and development? Or does China have a neo-colonial agenda? Our guests: Andreas Kluth (Handelsblatt Global), Bernhard Bartsch (Bertelsmann Foundation), Ruth Kirchner (freelance journalist and China expert).

Duration:00:25:56

Trump and the Middle East: Any Role for Europe?

5/17/2018
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US President Trump is creating facts on the ground in the Middle East, and in so doing, offending allies: He has moved the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. And he has withdrawn from the Iran nuclear deal. How can Europe counter this? Our guests: Nora Müller (Körber Foundation), Alan Posener (Die Welt), Shani Rozanes (DW).

Duration:00:25:56

Journalists Under Fire: Who Cares?

5/3/2018
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Around the world, journalists are threatened with violence, imprisonment or even murder. According to the latest report by "Reporters Without Borders", press freedom is now under threat in some European countries, too. What does this mean for democracy? Our guests: Antje Bauer (Freelance Journalist), Vladimir Esipov (DW), Shi Ming (Freelance Journalist)

Duration:00:25:52

Macron Or Merkel: Who’s Leading Europe?

4/26/2018
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been the leading figure in European politics. But French President Emmanuel Macron is emerging as a new contender for the leadership role. So, who is the boss in Europe? Our guests: Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico), Cerstin Gammelin (Süddeutsche Zeitung), Pascale Hugues (Author, France)

Duration:00:25:56

Israel at 70: A Troubled Anniversary?

4/19/2018
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Israel has been celebrating the birth of the Jewish state seventy years ago. But the anniversary is overshadowed by the latest clashes in Gaza that have left dozens of Palestinians dead. It is an anniversary full of contradictions. Does the same go for German-Israeli relations? Our guests: Ofer Waldman (freelance journalist), Shani Rozanes (DW), Akram Baker (political analyst)

Duration:00:25:56

Facebook – Anti-Social Media?

4/12/2018
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In the wake of the scandal surrounding Facebook and its data harvesting policies, will the company and its founder Marc Zuckerberg change their business practices? Or will it be up to legislators to rein in social media? Our guests: Malte Lehming (Der Tagesspiegel), Grace Dobush (Handelsblatt Global), Carl Nasman (DW)

Duration:00:25:56

Putin Re-elected: A Toxic Presidency?

3/22/2018
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The poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter has a triggered a major crisis between the West and Russia. There is even talk of a new Cold War. How serious will it get? Our guests: Christian F. Trippe (DW), Gemma Pörzgen (freelancer), Alan Posener (Die Welt).

Duration:00:25:56

Trade War: Trump against the World?

3/15/2018
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“Trade wars are good, and easy to win,” said Donald Trump just a day after announcing steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium. The US president is clearly determined to deliver on his ‘America First’ promise. Does a brutal trade war lie ahead? Our guests: Andreas Kluth (Handelsblatt Global), Lars Halter (DW), Ulrike Herrmann (taz)

Duration:00:25:56