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Helmut Kohl’s vision and legacy helped establish a united Europe

With Helmut Kohl’s death, “the largest figure on the continent of Europe for decades,” as Bill Clinton described the former German chancellor, has left us. Kohl possessed most of the talents of a successful politician: ambition, ruthlessness, tenacity, tactical skills, and a sense of the minds of ordinary people. In contrast to his two predecessors, […]