SPIEGEL Interview with the Inspector General of the German Army 'Our Sacrifices Do Not Leave Me Cold'

Wolfgang Schneiderhan, 60, Germany's highest-ranking officer and the inspector general of the German armed forces the Bundeswehr, discusses the risks of Germany's mission in Afghanistan, civilian casualties and accusations that German soldiers are shirking their responsibility.
A memorial service is held on May 23, 2007 for three German soldiers killed during a suicide bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

A memorial service is held on May 23, 2007 for three German soldiers killed during a suicide bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

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