Did the collapse of communism have a positive or negative impact on Europe in the last decade of the 2oth century? Why?

Discuss all of the following questions using several different examples from the text, or video, and original analysis of your own.

In what ways was Europe united in the last decade of the 20th century?
What were the political implications of European unity?
What were the social implications of European unity?
What were the economic implications of European unity?
In what ways was Europe divided in the last decade of the 20th century?
How did the Cold War contribute to these divisions?
What role did nationalism and genocide play in Europe during the last decade of the 20th century?
Did the collapse of communism have a positive or negative impact on Europe in the last decade of the 2oth century? Why?
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.