Quadriga-logo

Quadriga

DW Germany

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.
More Information

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

Merkel's successor: Next German chancellor?

12/13/2018
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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