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The division of Germany at the end of World War Two and its reunification some forty-odd years later serve as notable bookends to late twentieth century foreign policy observers. Guest host Kathy Merritt is joined by author and expert on German -American relations W.R. Smyser about what we learn about diplomacy by looking at the lessons of the past.
- W. R. Smyser Professor in the BMW Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University; former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees; author of "The Humanitarian Conscience: Caring for Others in the Age of Terror (Palgrave)
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