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What Does the Future Hold for Germany's Bundeswehr after 2017?

Bolton Smith, Gabriel White Germany, Europe  German defense policy has been stuck in a state of limbo. "It is our strategy that necessitates the dissolution of NATO” so stated the 1998 election platform of the German Green Party. One year later, under the supervision of the leftist Green/ SPD coalition government, the German Bundeswehr launched its first combat operations since WWII under the NATO banner in Kosovo.
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