Ostpolitik: How East Germany Tried to Undermine Willy Brandt

8th July 2010, Comments 0 comments

Newly analyzed documents suggest that the East German security service, the Stasi, sought to obstruct former West German Chancellor Willy Brandt's policy toward Eastern Europe, or Ostpolitik. Until now the story went that East German spies wanted to help Brandt. Now it seems they feared him -- but were overruled by Moscow.

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