German reunification gave Europe strategic purpose
Former World Bank president on what the US can learn from the diplomacy of 1989-90. Robert Zoellick writing in the Financial Times explains why the 'growing drift and alienation among the US and Germany and the EU' should not be ignored. In this piece, he explains why a renewed sense of cohesion and strategic purpose will allow the US to become more than an appendage to a Eurasia reshaped by China and Russia.
From Financial Times