In 1945 Germany emerged from the Second World War in a condition of total moral and political breakdown. Since then the foreign policy of the Federal Republic of Germany has sought to combine a vision of the future with the realities of the present.
"The Federal Republic of Germany: Problems and Prospects,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 23
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol23/iss4/3