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Germans at the Front

Thomas Ruttig

“It couldn’t have come worse. It is mid-August 2009. American pilots bomb an Afghan village, many women and children die. The target for the attack was provided by the Germans.” [The German parliament is currently in the decision-making process about sending AWACS surveillance planes to Afghanistan.] “Two days later, three German Bundeswehr soldiers publicly brag […]

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AAN In The Media – June 2009

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War or Help for Reconstruction? The Bundeswehr Mission in Afghanistan. WDR 5 (Western German Radio, Cologne area), 25 June 2009 Thomas Ruttig is interviewed about the German involvement in Afghanistan (podcast, in German).

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AAN In The Media – May 2009

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US and Taliban to Redouble Afghan Efforts New York Times, 31 May 2009 Martine van Bijlert is quoted on people’s attitudes towards the upcoming elections. Het wespennest van de dorpspolitiek  De Volkskrant (Amsterdam), 4 May 2009 Martine van Bijlert is quoted on the relationship between local communities and the Taliban (The hornet’s nest of village […]

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AAN In The Media – April 2009

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Karsai kandidiert mit Warlord-Septett (Karzai Runs with Warlord Septett) Die Tageszeitung (Berlin), 28 April 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig describing the implications of Karzai’s electoral alliance with Afghan warlords. Der Vormarsch der pakistanischen Taliban (Pakistani Taleban on the March) Frankfurter Allgemeine, 23 April 2009 Thomas Ruttig is quoted on the advance of the Pakistani Taliban […]

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AAN In The Media – March 2009

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Wenn ‘ein paar Rupien’ die Wahl entscheiden Neues Deutschland (Berlin), 28 March 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig (When “a Few Rupees” Decide the Elections). Versöhnung, nicht Kapitulation Die Tageszeitung (Berlin), 27 March 2009 AIRCH Commissioner Nader Nadery interviewed by Thomas Ruttig (Reconciliation, Not Surrender). Waiting for a New Concept. In Afghanistan, the West increasingly lacks […]

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AAN In The Media – February 2009

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Karsai pokert mit Verfassung  Die Tageszeitung (Berlin), 28 February 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig (Karzai’s Poker Game with the Constitution). US-Truppen machen, was sie wollen Die Tageszeitung (Berlin), 24 February 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig (US Troops Do Whatever They Want) An Inundation of Envoys ISN Security Watch (ETH Zurich), 24 February 2009 Article by […]

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AAN In The Media – January 2009

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Präsidiale Demokratiekultur Die Wochenzeitung 4/2009 (Zurich), 22 January 2009 Article by Thomas Ruttig (Presidential Culture of Democracy) Nato ‘twists truth on Afghan forces’ The Times (UK), 12 October 2012Article (behind a paywall) quotes an AAN blog by Gary Owens on the ever changing metrics when assessing the readiness of the Afghan security forces. The Mumbai […]

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