Antje Vollmer is a Green politician who was vice-president of the German Bundestag from 1994 to 2005. She urges a robust public debate over the new hard-line German foreign policy that forgets the war and Russian help in German reunification. Detente policy is supported more by the population than by politicians and journalists.
What has the policy of regime change brought? Sanctions are always at the expense of the population, ruin political economies and lead politically to an extreme estrangement between the states.