Economic Linkage and Willy Brandt's Ostpolitik: The Case of the Warsaw Treaty

@article{Newnham2007EconomicLA,
  title={Economic Linkage and Willy Brandt's Ostpolitik: The Case of the Warsaw Treaty},
  author={Randall E. Newnham},
  journal={German Politics},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={247 - 263}
}
  • Randall E. Newnham
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • German Politics
  • This article focuses on German–Polish relations at the time of the 1970 Warsaw Treaty, a pivotal moment in German diplomatic history. However, the study's relevance goes beyond this case. It illustrates an important source of the Federal Republic's international influence, past and present: its ability to use economic strength for political purposes. As this case shows, Germany has been particularly successful in using economic incentives (positive linkage) to improve ties with its neighbours… CONTINUE READING
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