Posts Tagged ‘Bundeswehr’

The Local | Hannah Cleaver | May 20, 2011

An investigation being carried out at the Provincial Advisory Team (PAT) base has so far established that German soldiers on Wednesday were shooting at protesters’ legs and in three or four cases, at their torsos.

“In one case, according to current information, a hit in the head-neck area cannot be ruled out,” a statement from the Bundeswehr released on Friday said. (more…)

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Der Spiegel

Behind closed doors, the German government is slowly but surely changing the rules for combat on Afghanistan, allowing its forces to take a more offensive approach. At the same time, German popular support for the “war” that no one wants to a call war continues to decline. (more…)

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