TITLE

Pakistani-Afghan Border - a Possible Flashpoint of the Future?

AUTHOR(S)
Merklinghaus, Dennis-P.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Military Technology;2008, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the counterinsurgency efforts of the German Army in Afghanistan. According to the author, its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) partners have pressured Germany to send more troops to Afghanistan. He then highlights German Defense Minister Franz Josef Jung's warning that the German Army should be in a position to fight for its dangerous deployment. He adds that it has to increase its presence in Afghanistan since the Taliban has also planned to increase its forces.
ACCESSION #
34060143

 

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