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Transatlantic talk

Disclosure of the United States NSA’s secret surveillance activities has deeply shaken transatlantic relations.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 2:00 p.m., Plenary Chamber

At the same time, allegations of industrial espionage weigh heavily on negotiations for a proposed transatlantic trade and investment partnership. How grave is the crisis in transatlantic relations? What is the proper balance between the civil right to privacy versus limitations for the sake of security? In light of the resulting loss of trust, how can the transatlantic partners deal with international challenges - such as the civil war in Syria, withdrawal from Afghanistan and Iran’s nuclear ambitions - with a shared sense of responsibility?

Panelists:

Crane, Melinda
Chief Political Correspondent, Deutsche Welle, Germany

Kloeppel, Peter
Chief Editor, RTL Television, Germany

Lentz, Rüdiger
Executive Director, Aspen Institute, Germany

Wetzel, Hubert
Editor for Foreign Policy, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany

Moderation:

Müser, Kate
Editor/Moderator, Deutsche Welle, Germany