Foreign Affairs is the USA’s leading magazine of international relations.
In this month’s issue, lead editorial:
Germany’s crimes rank with the worst in history. But at least, over time, the right lessons were indeed learned, and responsible engagement with the past has become a new national tradition.
One example is the Stolpersteine plaques—two of which are pictured on the cover, remembering Martin and Sophie Happ, who were murdered at Auschwitz in 1943.
Perhaps facing a problem so directly and brutally that you coin an actual word – Vergangenheitsbewältigung – for it is a smart idea after all.