ostpolitik


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ostpolitik

A German term for the policy of improving relations with East Europe begun in 1969 by West German Chancellor, Willy Brandt.
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Finally, in 1971, the cardinal was permitted to leave Hungary under Pope Paul VI's policy of Ostpolitik, by which the Church engaged with eastern European communist governments to try to improve the lives of Catholics there.
The so-called East Asian model or strategy was never politically feasible in the socialist bloc countries, who instead went into debt to satisfy the consumer and other demands of populations in an age of Ostpolitik and detente increasingly aware of the comparative affluence of their neighbors.
Philippe Chenaux, que firma el primer prefacio, considera esta investigacion como pionera, porque hasta ese momento la historiografia trataba separadamente el tema del Concilio y el de la Ostpolitik del Vaticano.
The new cultural Ostpolitik was fostered by the city administration of the region's capital, Venice.
German reunification, preceded by West Germany's policy of direct engagement, or Ostpolitik, with East Germany in the last decades of the Cold War, was a source of profound inspiration for Kim.
Re-launching conventional arms control should be based on a principle that was at the heart of Brandt's Ostpolitik: security in Europe must not be framed as a permanently adversarial process.
This policy of rapprochement, known as ostpolitik, led to the demolition of the Berlin Wall and the reuniting of the German people and contributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union.
118-122), la Ostpolitik y el caso Mydszenty, la situacion de los jesuitas en esos anos, la contestacion teologica, las relaciones con politicos italianos (La Pira, Aldo Moro, Pertini), su postura hacia la planteada renuncia del pontificado ...
He applauds the 1970 Brandt, joining morality to politics by pursuing Ostpolitik while kneeling in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Bahr and Brandt's "Eastern Policy", which is called "Ostpolitik" in German, was based on the realization that East Germany could no longer be ignored and there was a need to improve ties.