Led by a prince, a judge and a retired paratrooper, the plot was as bizarre as it was chilling – Kill Chancellor Olaf Scholz and overthrow Germany’s government.
So was the plot foiled during a counter-terrorism sweep last December a fringe one? Or is it the tip of an extremist iceberg that threatens Germany?
Host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson talks with Der Spiegel National Security Reporter Fidelius Schmid;
Maximilian Ruf of the Violence Prevention Network, who is a research fellow at the Center for Applied Research on Deradicalization;
Political scientist Hajo Funke of the Free University of Berlin.
Produced by Dina Elsayed