Berlin under fire over ‘secret’ participation in NATO’s Libya mission

Berlin’s official position is that no German troops are being deployed in Libya. But Bundeswehr soldiers are indirectly taking part in the conflict by providing target assessment for their NATO allies.

“We will not deploy German soldiers in any war in Libya,” German Foreign Minsiter Guido Westerwelle declared in March 2011. Indeed, Germany abstained in the UN Security Council vote on military action in Libya. But the reality is less clear-cut. It has now emerged that German soldiers are taking part in selecting targets for the NATO bombing campaign against Moammar Gadhafi’s regime.

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