Susanne Koelbl

Interview with John Bolton

“Trump Is Capable of Almost Anything”
John Bolton, 71, served as U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security advisor from 2018 to 2019. In a DER SPIEGEL interview, he speaks about Trump’s relationship with women leaders and the roots of his conflict with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Interview Conducted by Susanne Koelbl und René Pfister

Discover a Mysterious Kingdom

Few of us have firsthand knowledge of who lives, suffers, and wields power in Saudi Arabia. Now, Susanne Koelbl, award-winning foreign correspondent for the German news magazine Der Spiegel, takes us on an eye-opening journey Behind the Kingdom’s Veil. Koelbl unlocks the black box of Saudi Arabia and decodes why the country is such a crucial player on the world’s stage. She scrutinizes the dramatic change of the oil-export dependent nation into a vibrant society.



In Episode 1 of WELTKIOSK talks, we speak with Susanne Koelbl, foreign reporter for DER SPIEGEL, about her many years covering Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, and her new book, BEHIND THE KINDGOM’S VEIL: The New Saudi Arabia Under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (coming in 2020). This first WELTKIOSK talk took place in …

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