German Bundeswehr soldiers prepared for deployment.(Getty Images)
German Bundeswehr soldiers prepared for deployment.
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Mali—Excuse to Boost German Military Strength

January 22, 2013  •  From
Using participation in the Mali fracas as the reason, German military elites push for a stronger defense force—and more.

There are no surprises here.

The increasing deployment of the Bundeswehr in foreign theaters of conflict was always going to inevitably lead to an expansion of Germany’s military forces. Now the German High Command is calling for just such an initiative from the government.

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