By KRISTINA SPOHR READMAN,Hans-Dietrich Genscher

the foundation query this ebook addresses is how the hot Germany will use its re-found prestige as a good strength. Does Germany - as some time past - objective to dominate Europe? Or has it renounced its imperial goals following the trauma of department in the course of the chilly War?

In looking solutions to those questions, Kristina Spohr Readman scrutinises the improvement of Germany's new Ostpolitik (eastern coverage) within the interval 1989-2000. opposed to the heritage of modern eu historical past, she analyses the re-establishment of a different courting among Bonn/Berlin and Moscow. particularly, she assesses the bizarre geopolitical state of affairs of the Baltic states: stuck among a turbulent Russia within the east and a unified Germany within the west. The Baltic case finds the complexities of a post-Cold conflict eu defense structure within the making.

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