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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Women in power: The better politicians?

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)


 07 March 2019  26m

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

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)


 28 February 2019  26m

Trump's national emergency: Defying democracy?

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)


 21 February 2019  26m

Abuse of Power: A Church in Denial?

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).


 14 February 2019  25m

Nuclear arms race: Is Europe Caught in the Middle?

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)


 07 February 2019  26m

Power Struggle in Venezuela: Who's Winning?

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)


 31 January 2019  26m

2 years Trump: What next from the wrecking ball?

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)


 24 January 2019  26m

Brexit: No way out of the chaos?

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 Global)


 17 January 2019  26m

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

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)


 10 January 2019  26m

Merkel's successor: Next German chancellor?

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)


 13 December 2018  26m