4 November 2021

Ep. 9 – This is a dog’s world — My question to Angela Merkel

By now we know all about Angela Merkel’s life and political career up until her famous “Wir schaffen das!”. Now Emilia will tell us all about Merkel switching gears on her Atlanticist side with the arrival of Donald Trump while at the same time being reluctant in taking on the role of leader of the free world after the departure of Obama. We will discover why she was against a referendum on Brexit and learn about her determination to show a firm hand throughout the negotiations which unfolded after the victory of the “Leave” campaign. The guests featured in this episode are: Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission from 2014 to 2019, previously President of the Eurogroup and Luxembourg’s longest serving Prime Minister.Eszter Zalan, journalist for the EUObserver.Judy Dempsey, journalist and senior fellow at Carnegie Europe.

Author: Europod

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Ep. 8 – Angie says « Wir schaffen das » and the extremes go mad — My question to Angela Merkel
Ep. 10 – Angie and us — My question to Angela Merkel