At present what is dubbed "The Cold War" has reached a particularly frigid state in the former German capital city of Berlin. Few know just what the immediate cause of the Berlin Blockade really is, and fewer still would understand it if they did, for it lies not in the realm of political ideologies but rather in the realm of economics. It is a dispute over the currency of which occupying power shall circulate in the Western sectors of that city.
"The Berlin Currency Controversy,"
Manuscripts: Vol. 16
, Article 19.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/manuscripts/vol16/iss2/19