Photo Gallery: The Worsening Situation in Northern Afghanistan 06/07/2011
 The Bundeswehr, Germany's military, is the part of NATO's International...
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The Bundeswehr, Germany's military, is the part of NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) responsible for northern Afghanistan. When NATO first went to Afghanistan, the region was relatively calm. But that hasn't been the case for years, and things are quickly deteriorating.