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“Ein Frieden mit den Taliban reicht nicht”

Thomas Ruttig

Frankfurter Rundschau, 23 December 2013 On the occasion of Germany’s new defence minister’s first visit to Afghanistan, the Frankfurt-based daily interviewed AAN’s Thomas Ruttig. He started with criticising Ms van der Leyen for continuing her predecessor’s and chancellor Merkel’s approach of flying to Afghanistan without meeting President Karzai or their ministerial counterparts. He demands that […]

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