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

Merklinghaus, Dennis-P.
August 2008
Military Technology;2008, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p11
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.


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