Lessons in Nazi Trivialization and Russophobia
by Sascha Lobo, Serge Halimi and Gabriele Krone-Schmalz, October 2017
Gabriele Krone-Schmalz warns of a relapse into simple-minded thinking and cold war stereotypes. Could not Russia be acting out of a strategic defensive and trying to maintain its sphere of influence? Who acts and who reacts?
What should be our policy toward Russia: containment through deterrence or change through cooperation and rapprochement? Instead of discussing these questions, deviationists are slandered and excluded as Russia-sympathizers. The most important question is peaceful life with our neighbors.