“He Must Be A Man Of Power”—Kohl Boasts Of Forcing Germans Into EU

Helmut Kohl was the Chancellor of West Germany and then a re-unified Germany from 1982 to 1999. He was an ardent promoter of the European Union. Back in 2002—the year the Deutschmark was replaced by the euro—Kohl granted an interview that was not published until recently. In that interview, Kohl made striking admissions about how the EU was started with Germany as a member state: “If a Chancellor is trying to push something through, he must be a man of power. And if he’s smart, he knows when Read more […]