Stephen F. Szabo

Stephen F. Szabo is associate dean for academic affairs at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of numerous publications on European and specifically German politics, including The Changing Politics of German Security (1990). His article is based on a chapter in From Leninism to Freedom (edited by Margaret Latus Nugent, 1992) and is reprinted here with permission of the publisher.