Joshka Fischer

NPR'S Edward Lifson profiles Joschka Fischer, the Green Party leader who is set to become Germany's next foreign minister. The 50-year-old Fischer began his political career in the 1960s as a left-wing radical, demonstrating in the streets against NATO and American imperialism. But over the years, he has moderated his views. Fischer's political transformation was evident during a recent visit to the White House, where he signed on to NATO's use of force against in Yugoslavia.

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