Thomas de Maiziere

Thomas de Maiziere

Karl Ernst Thomas de Maizière is a German politician who has served as the Federal Minister of the Interior since 17 December 2013 as part of the third cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel. A close confidant of Merkel, he served as chief of staff at the Chancellor's Office and Federal Minister for Special Affairs in the First Merkel cabinet, from 2005 to 2009. He was Minister of the Interior from 2009 to 2011 and Minister of Defence from 2011 to 2013. Wikipedia*

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Thomas de Maiziere has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2012 News Conference as a Defense Minister for Germany. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 314 views per program. Most common tags: Terrorism, Germany.

Appearances by Title:December 17, 2013 - Present Minister, Interior, Germany Videos: 2

Previously

Defense Minister, Germany March 3, 2011 - December 17, 2013 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Global Counterterrorism Efforts

    Global Counterterrorism Efforts

    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly joined an international panel of government ministers at the the Munich Security Conference in Germany to discuss…

  • Chancellor Merkel on Berlin Christmas Market Attack

    Chancellor Merkel on Berlin Christmas Market Attack

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was joined by Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere and Justice Minister Heiko Maas in making…

  • Holocaust Memory in Europe

    Holocaust Memory in Europe

    Senior government officials from Germany, Poland, and France talked about efforts to combat the spread of anti-Semitism in Europe.…

  • Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere discussed U.S.-Germany relations regarding…

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