Opinion from a Libertarian ViewPoint

Germany Rejects US Call – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on July 11, 2019

Germany doesn’t want to help build a US empire. Imagine that!

Maybe the thought of thousands of lives lost in a never ending war doesn’t appeal all that much.

Sputnik News

US special envoy for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey earlier relayed a formal request to Berlin calling on the country to deploy troops to the Arab Republic to “partially replace” US forces and help the remainder fight Daesh*.

The German government has rejected Washington’s call to deploy ground troops to Syria, stating that such a move doesn’t correspond with the country’s adopted strategy of fighting the Daesh* terrorist group.

“When I say the government envisages sticking to the current measures in the anti-Islamic State [Daesh] coalition, this includes no ground troops, as is well known”, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said.

The spokesman further recalled that Germany has long made “a significant and internationally acknowledged contribution” to the fight against Daesh* in Syria and added that the government is discussing the future of the country’s involvement in the anti-Daesh coalition with Washington…

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