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International MIlitary

Tödliche Helfer

AAN Team

Tagesspiegel, 23 October 2013 In an article dealing with German Bundeswehr demands about purchasing drones for Afghanistan, supported by claims that itwould help to reduce civilian casualties, AAN’s Thomas Ruttig is quoted as saying that he thinks this argument besides the point, with urban and rural areas not clearly distinguishable and lacking capabilities of the military […]

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Bundeswehrabzug aus Afghanistan: Alle Macht den Terror-Milizen?

AAN Team

ARD (German TV), 17 October 2013 The WDR’s investigative TV magazine “Monitor” looks into the German withdrawal from Kunduz and the ALP militias left behind. It gets the official statement of defence minister de Maiziere that Germany “neither participated in the establishment, equipment nor training of the ALP” while ALP leader Nabi Gechi confirms that Germans […]

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War Intensifies with More Civilian Casualties: the half-yearly UNAMA report

Kate Clark

UNAMA’s six monthly report on how civilians are faring in the war (Mid-Year Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict) shows a reversal in last year’s trend of fewer civilian casualties. Comparing the first half of 2013 with the first half of 2012, a fifth more civilians were killed or injured in the fighting. […]

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