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    One should not forget Vietnam's war against...

    One should not forget Vietnam's war against Cambodia and China. During that
    time (1979) Vo was still Minister of Defense. If you judge the outcome of this
    war by China's objectives, it was another...
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    Not really deterrence, but: Leadership: Give...

    Not really deterrence, but:

    Leadership: Give Assad and his family an exit option. Due to sanctions and the threat of facing trial
    in the Hague, they cant go anywhere and have to fight to the end...
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    Moreh will publish a book with the text of the...

    Moreh will publish a book with the text of the interviews and additional material
    in Germany in January 2014.
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    Moreh will publish a book with the text of the...

    Moreh will publish a book with the text of the interviews and additional material
    in Germany in January 2014.
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    According to BKA's Lagebild OK 2010 the Italians...

    According to BKA's Lagebild OK 2010 the Italians are ranked third, with 30 groups that were investigated. If this report is true, their main activities are drug trafficking and counterfeiting. But...
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    Some German clubs -most remarkably Hannover's...

    Some German clubs -most remarkably Hannover's "Bones"- became part of the Hells Angels. That put pressure on the remaining clubs to either join the Angels or find some international affiliation....
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    Thanks for your reply. Most of the press coverage...

    Thanks for your reply. Most of the press coverage about Afghanistan here in Germany is really bad, so posts like yours help to put things into perspective.



    Some recent reports and Gen. Fritz's...
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    The German media and most of our politicians seem...

    The German media and most of our politicians seem to think that the deployment to Afghanistan is something similar to a police mission. As far as I can see the ROEs are modeled after the 'Use of...
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    I remember some articles in Spiegel and other...

    I remember some articles in Spiegel and other German media.
    As far as I can recall, RC North put some names on TF's 373 hitlist.
    Operations should be coordinated with the the RC and the...
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    True. But things seem to be changing. To my...

    True. But things seem to be changing. To my bewilderment some politicians
    called for counterstrikes after the attack on General Kneip. Will we see calls
    for "Vergeltungsaktionen" if the sitiuation...
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    http://www.bundesregierung.de/Webs/Breg/EN/Issues/...

    http://www.bundesregierung.de/Webs/Breg/EN/Issues/Afghanistan/News/nachrichten.html is somewhat dated, but might have something
    interesting.

    Marco seliger had some interesting pieces in German in...
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    It does not matter whether this story is true or...

    It does not matter whether this story is true or false. It is all about
    perception. And Mr. Korn's perception seems to be that Germans in
    Afghanistan are a bunch of useless drunks.
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    IMHO the German government does not reflect about...

    IMHO the German government does not reflect about German interest.
    They think about how something is going to influence the polls
    or the next election. So they send soldiers abroad to be seen as...
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    I posted a similar question some time ago and...

    I posted a similar question some time ago and -like you - did not get an answer.

    I think that it is out of politeness, that nobody on this forum wants to give his opinion about the German army....
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    The author seems to think that the German COIN...

    The author seems to think that the German COIN operations are quite succesfull.
    I am curious how others see that.

    Is ther German military contribution of any value to the coalition?
    Is German...
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    German Forces in Baghlan

    The German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine has an article about
    Bundeswehr operations in Baghlan province (...
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    Thank you all for the info provided and thanks to...

    Thank you all for the info provided and thanks to the mods for moving this thread to the right subforum.

    I am not planning to research this topic academically. I am just curious, because -IMHO-...
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    Turkish COIN campaign in Kurdistan

    Hello

    Does anybody have any references to literature about the history of this campaign?

    Regards,
    uwe
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