Guilt and Compensation Did German Defense Minister Know More than He Let On?

Germany's Defense Minister Guttenberg has revised his opinion of the Sept. 4 bombing in Kunduz and now says it was inappropriate. But a look at the NATO incident report indicates he knew that immediately upon taking office. NATO has begun amending its rules of engagement as a result of the attack, which killed dozens of civilians.
As the Afghanistan mission continues, many in Germany would rather see the troops come home.

As the Afghanistan mission continues, many in Germany would rather see the troops come home.

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