West Germany Is Established
The Federal Republic of Germany was formed from the British, French, and U.S.-occupied zones. Konrad Adenauer, president of the West German Parliamentary Council and future president of West Germany, proclaimed, "Today a new Germany arises."
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Amid rising tensions about a potential full-on trade war with China, Taiwan Straits’ independence, and North Korea’s nuclear program, how should America engage China, an empire embarking on a great revival of centralization? From the war on trade tariffs to conflicting engagement strategies with North Korea and the sensitivities around the Taiwan Straits, analysts in the region are kept on the edge of their seats trying to figure out the next move by either of these superpowers. Sparks flew between America and China in imposing tit-for-tat trade tariffs. Despite possible bravado, imposing trade tariffs on selected US goods was the first counter attack from China in a long time. However, this strike was not entirely groundless.READ MORE