Quadriga: The International Talk Show from Berlin

DW's international talk show with four journalists discussing the week's top international issue.


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Coalition crisis: Merkel teetering?

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)


 06 June 2019  26m

Europe Votes: Wake-up Call for Brussels?

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).


 27 May 2019  26m

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

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)


 23 May 2019  26m

Iran Crisis: Deal or War?

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)


 16 May 2019  26m

Mideast conflict: No song of peace?

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)


 09 May 2019  26m

IS terror: How dangerous are the returnees?

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)


 11 April 2019  26m

NATO at 70: Who Is the Enemy?

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)


 05 April 2019  26m

Copyright: Cashing In on the Net?

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)


 28 March 2019  26m

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

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).


 21 March 2019  26m

Macron or the Populists: Who Can Convince Europe?

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).


 14 March 2019  26m