After beheading yet another western hostage, the Islamic State terrorist organization is now threatening direct attacks on the US and Britain. Documents that have recently come to light allow some insights into the group’s structure, and reveal an extensive finance network and sophisticated logistics systems for weapons and supplies. Is IS more powerful than experts previously believed?
Marion Ackermann is director of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf. She is the only woman to head a major German museum. She has a PhD in art history and is said to be in the running for the job of director at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. She is 41 years old and has four children. She takes Talking Germany behind the scenes at her museum.
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