Letter from Berlin Details on Afghanistan Bombing Have Merkel on the Defensive

Has Germany begun targeted killings of Taliban leaders? As details about a German-ordered bombing in Kunduz continue to emerge, the list of questions surrounding the incident is growing longer. Both Chancellor Angela Merkel and Defense Minister Guttenberg face intense criticism.
One of the tankers struck in a German-ordered attack in Kunduz in early September. As many as 142 civilians may have been killed in the air strike.

One of the tankers struck in a German-ordered attack in Kunduz in early September. As many as 142 civilians may have been killed in the air strike.

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