The World from Berlin Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan 'Breaks Through a Conspiracy of Silence'

Germany's foreign minister has drawn up a 10-step plan for getting German soldiers out of Afghanistan. But the document doesn't stipulate a deadline and only says that the basis for a withdrawal should be created by 2013. German commentators approve of the program's goals, but not its timing or possible effects.
Is withdrawal finally on the horizon for German soldiers in Afghanistan?

Is withdrawal finally on the horizon for German soldiers in Afghanistan?

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-- Josh Ward