DW speaks to German opposition lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann (FDP) about the end of the Bundeswehr training mission in Cameroon. Hoffmann heads the parliamentary group for Central Africa.
German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel, asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new report places Cameroon's at the top of the list of neglected crises. (05.06.2019)
The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire. (09.05.2019)
The US president wants to take a large part of American troops out of Afghanistan. Doing so could make things difficult for Germany's armed forces there.
The US has exited the Open Skies treaty, which allows countries to observe one another's militaries. Accusing Russia of violating some of its provisions, Trump announced in May that he would withdraw from the treaty.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has earmarked space and cyber-defense projects and pledged to make Britain "the foremost naval power in Europe." The government wants to define its post-Brexit role on the world stage.
The Bundeswehr has been supporting Germany's health authorities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Parts of Berlin have tried a civilian strategy instead — and have been accused of putting ideology before health.
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