German Government Trapped by Rising Casualty Figures

HSFK-Standpunkt 2/2009 by Niklas Schörnig shows that fallen soldiers in Afghanistan get increasingly in the public eye

Niklas Schörnig comments in HSFK-Standpunkt 2/2009 In der Opferfalle. Die Bundesregierung und die zunehmenden Gefallenen der Bundeswehr in Afghanistan (Rising Public Awareness Puts German Goverment under Pressure) on the readiness of the Germans to accept rising casualty figures in Afghanistan. He requires a fair and factual debate about aims and prospects of the operation.