Steve Zhu is a Master of International Affairs student at the Hertie School in Berlin. He holds a BA majoring in Political Science and History from the University of Toronto, and has previously worked as a research assistant at the Canadian Forces College. He intends on joining the public service or civil society upon graduation, and is interested in issues related to grand strategy in the Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific region. You can reach Steve on Twitter at: @Zhukeeper99
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Special Report: Germany Must Abandon Ostpolitik

For over fifty years, Germany hoped that a conciliatory approach predicated on close economic ties, and diplomatic and cultural rapproachement in its Russia policy – commonly known as Ostpolitik – would warm Russia to the West. Two Russian invasions of Ukraine and many sanctions later, it has become abundantly clear that Berlin’s orthodox policy towards Moscow has Read More…