Eurocorps in Afghanistan


German Embassy Online, August 10

“Eurocorps assumed command of nato’s International Security Assistance Force (isaf) in Afghanistan on August 9, the first deployment of Eurocorps outside of Europe. Eurocorps, headquartered in Strasbourg, France, is a multinational force with contingents from Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg and Spain. … Overall, approximately 7,000 soldiers from 33 countries—including about 2,000 from Germany—make up isaf.”