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Afghanistan Testing NATO Alliance

Some soldiers in Afghanistan drink beer, the others risk their lives. That is how the British have characterized the current disparity among NATO allies in Afghanistan. The pressure on the Germans is growing. So close, yet so far away. German troops are only a chopper trip from Afghanistan’s war-torn southern provinces — they could be deployed to dangerous combat zones within moments. But, the gulf that separates the Bundeswehr and its NATO allies holding the south is a wide, tangled mess of legal caveats and domestic politics that no chopper can traverse. Full Story

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