Ali Aslan

TV Presenter, Journalist, and Former Policy and Media Adviser to the German Government

The German Dilemma: Merkel, Refugees, and the Rise of the Far Right

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Ali Aslan is a seasoned television presenter and journalist. He has worked for global news networks such as CNN, ABC News, Channel News Asia and Deutsche Welle TV, where he hosted the internationally acclaimed talk show “Quadriga“.

In addition to his distinguished career in journalism, Aslan has also served as a Policy and Media Advisor to the German government, including the Foreign Office. Aslan has been named a Young Leader by the American Council on Germany, the BMW Foundation, the German Marshall Fund, the Bertelsmann Foundation, the Munich Security Conference, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Atlantik-Bruecke.

He is the first German recipient of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations International Fellowship and an alumnus of the Koerber Network Foreign Policy.

Aslan holds an M.A. in Journalism and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University. He received his B.A. in International Politics from Georgetown University.