Well known German intellectual, Henryk Broder, on German news discussing Merkel’s handling of the criticism of Erdogan and subsequent arrests.
Broder is known for polemics, columns and comments in written and audiovisual media. He wrote for the magazine Der Spiegel as well as its online version and the daily Berlin newspaper Der Tagesspiegel. Since 2010, he has been writing for Die Welt. He is co-editor of Der Jüdische Kalender (The Jewish calendar), a compilation of quotes and texts relating to German Jewish culture, published annually. Besides his numerous publications, he appears as a frequent guest on German TV talk shows. In 2010 and 2011 he produced and starred, alongside Egyptian-German writer and political scientist Hamed Abdel-Samad, in the satirical TV series Entweder Broder – Die Deutschland-Safari (“Either Broder – The Germany Safari”) on ARD.
Turkey is pushing this deal to allow what seems to be unfettered Turkish access to the countries of the EU with a threat to start shoving Muslims at Europe again in huge numbers. Which they seem to be doing anyway.