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Unified Germany at 25: More Normal, More Independent

(This essay, abridged, was originally published as “Germany’s Unification a Huge Success,” in the Providence Journal on October 3, 2015. For more analysis, please see my book:  From Confrontation to Cooperation: The Takeover of the East German Army by the Bundeswehr.) … Continue reading

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The Great (Berlin) Wall of China

(This essay was originally published as “1989: A year of protests,” in the Newport Daily News on November 8, 2014.)  Twenty-five years ago on November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell, leading not only to the unification of East and … Continue reading

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