This book examines the role and influence of the GDR in Eastern Europe, focusing on the changing nature of the German problem and the impact of East Germany on the pattern of relations within the Warsaw alliance from 1967 to the present.
Introduction 1. East Germany's Insecure Existence 2. The Reemergence of the German Problem, 1967–1969 3. Mutual Persuasion and Collective Bargaining, 1969–1970 4. The Settlement, 1970–1972: The Conflict Resolved? 5. Honecker and the Warsaw Alliance: The Changing Context