Partnering in Afghanistan New McChrystal Approach Means Greater Danger for German Forces

During his much-anticipated visit to Berlin, US General Stanley McChrystal, the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, refrained from making any demands for additional German troops. But McChrystal's new "partnering" strategy means the Bundeswehr will have to get involved in highly dangerous operations.
US General Stanley McChrystal met with German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg in Berlin Wednesday.

US General Stanley McChrystal met with German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg in Berlin Wednesday.

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