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Germany, the Reluctant Ally With a Russia Problem

Germany is a complicated continuation of both West and East Germany. Residual aspects of both contribute to today’s uncertainty, but it is the remnants of East Germany that are most often overlooked.  

Chancellor Scholz at the European Council building, Brussels, February 17, 2022. AP/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, pool

Chancellor Scholz at the European Council building, Brussels, February 17, 2022. AP/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, pool

MARTHA MILLER

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

12:29:42 am

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MARTHA MILLER

Mrs. Miller is a visiting fellow at the National Security Institute of the Scalia School of Law, George Mason University and former special assistant to President George W. Bush. She lived and worked in the newly reunified Germany in the mid-1990s.

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