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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

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

3/21/2019
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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
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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

Women in power: The better politicians?

3/7/2019
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To mark International Women's Day, we take a close look at women in power and ask: are they the better politicians? Guests: Susanne Koelbl (Spiegel), Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson (NPR) Karen Taylor (Political activist)

Duration:00:25:57

No Deal in Hanoi: What Next for Kim & Trump?

2/28/2019
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The Hanoi summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un has broken down. The two leaders failed to strike a deal over trading concessions on economic sanctions for concrete denuclearization measures. So, what next? Our guests: Jin-Heon Jung (Free University), Erik Kirschbaum (LA Times), Cherie Chan (DW)

Duration:00:25:52

Trump's national emergency: Defying democracy?

2/21/2019
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US President Trump declared a national emergency over his border wall with Mexico. And he now sees German cars as a security threat. Is this lawful or is he flouting democratic rules? Guests: Torrey Taussig (Brookings Institution), Ana Maria Alvarez (Migration Hub), Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel)

Duration:00:25:57

Abuse of Power: A Church in Denial?

2/14/2019
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Following revelations of the sexual abuse of children and youths in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has now publicly acknowledged the sexual abuse of nuns. Can the church reform itself? Our guests: Philipp Gessler (Zeitzeichen), Amrita Cheema (DW), Claudia Keller (Chrismon).

Duration:00:25:53

Nuclear arms race: Is Europe Caught in the Middle?

2/7/2019
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The US and Russia are withdrawing from the Nuclear Forces Treaty, which eliminates intermediate and short-range nuclear missiles in Europe. What goals are Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin pursuing? Guests: Sabine Siebold (rtv), Alan Posener (Die Welt), Otfried Nassauer (bits)

Duration:00:25:57

Power Struggle in Venezuela: Who's Winning?

1/31/2019
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Showdown in Venezuela: Opposition leader Juan Guaidó is calling on President Nicolás Maduro to step aside. Many countries, among them the United States, have recognised Guaidó as interim president. Could Venezuela descend into bloody civil war? Our guests: Ana Soliz de Stange (Analyst), Ivo Hernandez (Political Scientist), Thomas O’Donnel (Author and Lecturer)

Duration:00:25:53

2 years Trump: What next from the wrecking ball?

1/24/2019
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Two years of Trump. How has he changed America? And changed the world? Guests: Grace Dobush (Freelance Journalist), Valerie Höhne (Spiegel Online), Ralph Freund (Republicans Abroad)

Duration:00:25:57

Brexit: No way out of the chaos?

1/17/2019
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The British parliament has rejected the EU Withdrawal Agreement negotiated with Brussels by Prime Minister Theresa May. Is there a way out? Guests: Alex Forrest Whiting (DW Reporter), Alan Posener (Die Welt), Andreas Kluth (Handelsblatt Today)

Duration:00:25:56

Germany Joins the Security Council: But is the UN Broken?

1/10/2019
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On New Year’s Day, Germany began its two-year non-permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council. Yet many are questioning the organization’s ability to find solutions to problems around the world. Has the United Nations run its course? Our guests: Gunter Pleuger (former German ambassador to the UN), Christoph v. Marschall (Tagesspiegel), Andrea Shalal (Reuters)

Duration:00:25:56

Merkel's successor: Next German chancellor?

12/13/2018
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The German Christian Democrats have a new party leader: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Also known as AKK, she has taken the reigns of a deeply divided CDU. Could she succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor as well? Guests: Pascale Hugues (Le Point), Derek Scally (Irish Times), Malte Lehming (Tagesspiegel)

Duration:00:25:56

Climate Conference: Last Chance for Humanity?

12/7/2018
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The United Nations is warning of “climate chaos with millions of dead and refugees.” Can the climate conference in Katowice find ways to allow the human race to survive? Our guests: Claudia Kemfert (DIW), Grace Dobush (Handelsblatt Global), Petra Pinzler (Zeit)

Duration:00:26:17

Climate Conference: Last Chance for Humanity?

12/7/2018
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The United Nations is warning of “climate chaos with millions of dead and refugees.” Can the climate conference in Katowice find ways to allow the human race to survive? Our guests: Claudia Kemfert (DIW), Grace Dobush (Handelsblatt Global), Petra Pinzler (Zeit)

Duration:00:26:13

Pact or panic: Can migration be controlled?

11/29/2018
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An intergovernmental conference is being held in the Moroccan capital, Marrakesh in December, to adopt the UN-sponsored global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration. The US and several other countries reject the pact, arguing that it paves the way for more mass migration. Are they right? Guests: Ana Maria Álvarez (Migration Hub), Edith Kimani (DW), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico)

Duration:00:25:56

Pact or panic: Can migration be controlled?

11/29/2018
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An intergovernmental conference is being held in the Moroccan capital, Marrakesh in December, to adopt the UN-sponsored global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration. The US and several other countries reject the pact, arguing that it paves the way for more mass migration. Are they right? Guests: Ana Maria Álvarez (Migration Hub), Edith Kimani (DW), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico)

Duration:00:25:52

Brexit: Battle for Britain?

11/22/2018
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Crucial days for Theresa May and Brexit. The British prime minister is fighting to seal support for her exit deal ahead of the upcoming special EU summit. But in London, criticism abounds. Will the UK leave the EU without an agreement? Guests: Alex Forrest Whiting (DW Reporter), Jon Worth (Political Adviser) and Alan Posener (Die Welt).

Duration:00:25:57

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