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OCT 20, 2014 - Foreign Affairs

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The East 25 Years After Communism? October 20, 2014 Andrei Shleifer and Daniel Treisman Summary:  Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, critics say postcommunist reforms have failed. But the evidence says otherwise. Transition states in Europe and Eurasia have become normal countries -- no worse, and sometimes better, than other states at comparable levels of development. Twenty-five ...

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OCT 20, 2014 - Foreign Affairs

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Normal Countries?

The East 25 Years After Communism? October 20, 2014 Andrei Shleifer and Daniel Treisman Summary:  Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, critics say postcommunist reforms have failed. But the evidence says otherwise. Transition states in Europe and Eurasia have become normal countries -- no worse, and sometimes better, than other states at comparable levels of development. Twenty-five ...

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OCT 19, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Expelled Nazis Paid Millions In Social Security

OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings of success: a Cadillac DeVille and a Lincoln Town Car, a lakefront home, investments in oil and real estate. Then the Nazi hunters showed up. In ...

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OCT 17, 2014 - The Guardian

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Surfboards and submarines: the secret escape of East Germans to Copenhagen

Tales of Berlin Wall escapes are well known but those daring East Germans who fled across the invisible border into Denmark using kayaks, surfboards or home-built submarines are only now coming to lightIn the north-western corner of Bispebjerg cemetery, a leafy graveyard on the outskirts of Copenhagen, lies a plot of land with a secret. An old rumour has it ...

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OCT 16, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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5 free things in Berlin: Cold War legacy

BERLIN (AP) — In January 1989, then-East German leader Erich Honecker declared that the Berlin Wall could stand for another century. Less than 10 months later the border was open, and soon Berliners were in a hurry to tear down the 155-kilometer (96-mile) barrier. However, there's still plenty to see of the Cold War past as Berlin marks the 25th ...

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