America Abroad: NATO uber Alles

NATO uber Alles

Ever since the breach of the Berlin Wall last November, the world has been pondering a new version of an old question: Can the interests of all Europeans be reconciled with the desire of 78 million Germans to live within a single state? This week's elections in East Germany are a reminder that the Germans will decide on their own when to unify. But the rest of the world still has a say in how unification affects NATO, European integration and Soviet reform. George Bush's position is simple and bold. He wants to keep NATO in Europe, a unified Germany in...

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