The Lost Promise of 1989 (Project-Syndicate)

As is often the case, deep historical shifts tend to show up first in popular culture, and only then in formal politics. That is why we should look at the complex legacy of 1989 not only in the formal celebrations being held in Berlin, but also in the stands of a soccer stadium in Sofia.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/1989-legacy-england-bulgaria-soccer-by-mark-leonard-2019-10

Mark Leonard is Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations.