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11.   "Army of Unity" (2000)
There was no model for integrating members of the former East German National People’s Army [Nationale....
12.   The Young Generation in the East (October 5, 2000)
The collapse of the Communist regime and reunification brought enormous changes for the citizens of the former GDR. This report by a twenty-eight-year-old man from Dresden examines how young people....
13.   The Replacement of the Elite (2001)
For years, Gregor Gysi was the chairman of the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) and its best-known crowd pleaser. In the following excerpt, he criticizes....
14.   Party Landscape in the East (August 31, 2005)
With the Left Party/PDS expected to perform well in the upcoming Bundestag elections, the writer reminds his readers that 70 percent of voters in the new Länder would still be casting their....
15.   Weariness with Politics (October 2, 2006)
For the author of this article, the chief problem of the new German division is not the division between East and West, but the differences between regions within the new Länder. West Germany,....
16.   The New Germany (July 9, 2009)
Literary critic and journalist Ijoma Mangold reflects on the positive aspects of unification and emphasizes how much Germany has changed. He argues that the East has much to offer, makes reference....
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