Sunday, September 20, 2009

Gorbachev on German Reunification

This is a fascinating interview. If Thatcher was against reunification then she not only made a mistake, she also showed ideological inconsistency and put her dislike of Germany before global interest with regards to greater democracy. The interview is also worth looking at with regards to Gorbachev's views on what he sees as Putin's attitude towards the democratic process, which is somewhat negative


Thomas Byrne said...

It isn't that surprising though. China and Japan are concerned about Korean joining up in the same way

Paul Burgin said...

But we are talking about a post-Communist era with Germany