Posts Tagged: Germany
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East and West Germany were like a couple that had rushed into marriage with very little understanding of what it would be like to live together.
Like Lech Walesa and Vaclav Havel, Marina Grasse was an ordinary person transforming an East-Central European country.
Reporter David Crawford exposed the Stasi’s real estate assets, pensions, and the names of its agents working undercover.
Twenty years ago, the West German Greens and the East German citizen movements created a political alliance that continues to this day.
Tatjana Bohm: “There is this saying: ‘If you don’t fight back, if you don’t resist, you will end up in the kitchen.’”
German Parliament member Reinhard Weisshuhn, once an East German dissident, seeks to provide an infusion of human rights into current German politics.
Although allies continue to hope for more, Germany’s new foreign policy plans spell out more of the same – including a return to normalcy in the relationship with the United States.
Is a green energy revolution on the global agenda?
No one knows what a major state would be like if it radically cut back its intelligence services--but based on the recent American record, it’s hard to imagine we could be anything but better off.