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Stephan Kieninger

Issues: Foreign PolicyRegions: GermanyType: AnalysisProjects: The Fall of the Berlin Wall: 30 Years Later

Stephan Kieninger is an Independent Historian and the author of The Diplomacy of Détente. Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz (London: Routledge 2018) and Dynamic Détente. The United States and Europe, 1964-1975 (Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham 2016). His research focuses on U.S. diplomatic history and Europe’s international history. He gained his PhD in Modern History at Mannheim University, Germany. Previously, he was a fellow at the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies and a senior research associate at the Office of the Historian at the Federal German Archives. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins SAIS.

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Fifty Years since Ostpolitik. How Willy Brandt’s Diplomacy Transformed Europe

It is fifty years since the start of Willy Brandt’s Ostpolitik. Brandt was a peculiar figure in contemporary history. Brandt’s dropping to his knees in front of the Warsaw Ghetto …