The role of the United States leadership in Germany’s Unification

The role of the United States leadership in Germany’s Unification

Dedicated to President Ronald Reagan and his administration                                                           By Catherine Stella Schmidt

The United States worked, exuberantly, for years with the diplomatic means as well as Military presentation to make the Deutsche Wiedervereiningun (Germany’s unification) in 1989-1990 possible.

Years of negotiations, financial deals, and even ultimatum brought the result when Russia finally accepted that the East and West of Germany be united, once again, as  one country and one Nation.

Looking back into history, perhaps Russia and other European parties involved in negotiations had the right to be skeptical of the subject matter and even oppose it for decades.  For they had endured the aftermath of first and the second world war tragedies (while having in mind that there were more than one Nation responssible for it)                                                                                                                                      ……………………in the course of only a half century, they had witnessed not once but several times when Deutschland drunk with an ecstasy of a lustily dream for Europe broke its signed Treaty,……………by transgressing bluntly into the hearts of its neighbouring Lands……… claiming them easily, ganz einfach, as of its own………..long lost Territories of the Holy Roman Empire (Heiliges Römisches Reich)

But the United States far from European continent and its reality, who had never experienced any of the above, with its overoptimistic vision took every steps to bring the divided East and West Germany together. That in American world Germany has never been viewed just as a Nation but it has been perceived the Nation who is the ancestor of its own Armed-Forces and Law-Enforcement.

From General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben to Francis Lieber, and General Schwarzkopf  (named the American Hero) and millions of the men and women in uniform with the German ancestors,  without any written Treaty or the diplomatic words, in its inner heart the United States has since centuries ago registered this country ‘Deutschland’ as if its Nation and people;  has fought for Germany’s strategic interests, from the other side of the gigantic waves of the Atlantic.

It was the US– who went for Germany’s unification with all its might to seal the behind the scene deal with its soft power added with the Military might, at some point, as it was openly announced by President Reagan:

Mr.Gorbachev ….Tear down this Wall (although it was not pronounced– but the US was prepared for this direction as well)

…………..or We Will!


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Career at the UN-2

The U.S and European Citizens are strongly advised for Careers at the United Nations:

  1. International Civil Service Commission ( the UN Agencies)
  2. Governance and Peace Building
  3. List of recent Vacancies                                                 Career at the United Nations 

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Germany for the UN Security Council 2019/20 – Peace

germany-for-un-security-council-2019-2020-protected-by-copyright-law                                 Peace

In a globalised world, the international community is being called on more than ever before to work together to address conventional and new security challenges. Germany is a reliable partner in this endeavour. It has contributed both personnel and funding to peace missions for almost 30 years now. Conflict prevention, stabilisation, post‑conflict peacebuilding and arms control are among the pillars of German foreign policy. June 27, 2016 © Federal Foreign Office

  1. Speech by Foreign Minister Dr. Frank‑Walter Steinmeier to announce Germany’s candidacy.

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Canada and Europe united to defend Human Rights and Refugees

Prime Minister of UK stated that the United Kingdom does not agree with President Trump’s Refugee ban. 

Additional: The UK Human Rights                                 UK Support for Refugees 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has a message for refugees rejected by U.S. President Trump:            Canada Will take you.   (By ROB GILLIES, ASSOCIATED PRESS January 28, 2017)

To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength Welcome To Canada January 28, 2017 @JustinTrudeau      

German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Regrets the entry ban imposed by the U.S government.

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Europe Stands United with the close Relations with the U.S and President Trump

In the inauguration ceremony of President Donald Trump–all  European Ambassadors in the United States attended the ceremony and published their best wishes on their websites/twitters.

On the same day almost all European Ministry of Foreign Affairs,   Embassies to the U.S, Prime Ministers and  the Head of States from:  Austria,  Australia,  Canada,  Czech Republic,  Denmark,  Estonia, Finland,  Israel,  Latvia,  Norway,  Sweden,  the Netherlands,  the United Kingdom,  Ukraine,  NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg  sent their official messages of congratulations and convey their countries wish to continue the special relations with the United States and President Donald Trump.

The list is viewable on our twitter published on the Moment: President Donald Trump’s Inauguration, Highlight of the event and messages  

The Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America,  David O’Sullivan attended the inauguration ceremony and stated:

“Honored to be attending the Inauguration of President Donald Trump”



EU Ambassador to the U.S, David O’Sullivan attending the inauguration ceremony. © EU Ambassador to the U.S Jan 20, 2017


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The 45th U.S President

president-donald-trump-january-20-2017      © President Donald Trump Inauguration January 20, 2017 

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Spanish Naval Force in Operation Atalanta-3

commanding-officer-of-esps-relampago-lieutenant-commander-francisco-garcia-flores-of-spanish-navy-and-commodore-hadyn-edmonson-of-royal-canadian-navy-january-16-2017 Commanding Officer of ESPS Relampago, Lieutenant Commander Francisco Garcia Flores of Spanish Navy (right) and  Commodore Hadyn Edmonson of Royal Canadian Navy (left) January 16,  2017 © EU NAVFOR

Spanish Naval warship ESPS Relampago in Operation Atalanta met with the Combined Task Force 150 in their port visit to Tanzania.  

The Commanding Officer of the Combined Task Force 150Commodore Edmonson visited the EU NAVFOR warship ESPS Relampago and met with the ESPS Relampago’s Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Francisco Garcia Flores and the crew. 

The meeting and discussion of both Commanding Officers highlighted the close cooperation and the joint efforts of EU NAVFOR and the Combined Task Force 150 in counter piracy operation and maritime security in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. 

Special: Interview with Deputy Operation Commander of European Union Naval Force Somalia

  1. Additional: Spanish Naval Force in Operation Atalanta-2
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