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The Fall of The Wall, 25 Years On - Seven Stories You Must Read

    Two common themes emerge from a collection of exclusive articles and historic texts published today by the Centre for Policy Studies to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday 9 November:

    • that the popular revolutions in Eastern Europe were completely unexpected (apart from by Zbiginiew Brzezinski and Niall Ferguson);
    • that the West failed to capitalise on its great victory.

    Please click through to the following articles for the full text:

    And of course, President Ronald Reagan's 'Tear Down This Wall' speech is a must-watch: 

    Tweet your favourite article with #BerlinWall25.

    Date added: Friday 7th November 2014