After ISAF Germany Commits Troops for Post-2014 Mission

In a surprise move, Germany's government announced on Thursday plans to keep up to 800 military trainers in Afghanistan after NATO combat troops withdraw in 2014. Though perhaps bold and symbolic, the move is also tactical in terms of upcoming elections.
German soldiers in Afghanistan: Will other countries follow Germany's example after most Western troops withdraw?

German soldiers in Afghanistan: Will other countries follow Germany's example after most Western troops withdraw?

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