• This is a political forum that is non-biased/non-partisan and treats every person's position on topics equally. This debate forum is not aligned to any political party. In today's politics, many ideas are split between and even within all the political parties. Often we find ourselves agreeing on one platform but some topics break our mold. We are here to discuss them in a civil political debate. If this is your first visit to our political forums, be sure to check out the RULES. Registering for debate politics is necessary before posting. Register today to participate - it's free!

The German issue today (1 Viewer)


Nov 17, 2009
Reaction score
Russia, Moscow
Political Leaning
This fall marks 20 years since the reunification of Germany. On 3 October 1990, on the basis of the Moscow Treaty, the Cold War’s Eastern and Western Germany were reunified. Now, two decades later, it is time to consider whether the Moscow Treaty really did settle the "German question".

Despite of the success in economical development and political weight United Germany still remain as an imperfect state. It is still forbidden to hold referendums on military affairs, to demand the withdrawal of Allied troops before signing a peace treaty, to make foreign policy decisions without the approval of the victorious powers, and to pursue a number of developments within their armed forces, in particular, Germany is banned from creating weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
Latest steps in Germany´s military policy, such as demands on withdrawal of American tactical nukes, as well as attempts to hold its own position within multination operations in Iraq and Afghanistan show the surge of yearning for final independence.

Read full article: The German issue today | The Valdai Discussion Club

Join our discussion on Valdai International Discussion Club | Facebook

Users who are viewing this thread

Top Bottom