The White Paper defines Germany’s ambition to play an active and substantial role in security policy. (Source: fotolia/morokey)
The White Paper is also a contribution by the German Government to the security policy debate in our country. Its purpose is to intensify and enrich this debate. In addition, it shows our international partners and allies how Germany sees its future role in the world in terms of security policy. The 2016 White Paper is the first of its kind to be based on an inclusive participation phase. National and international experts as well as interested citizens were given various opportunities to participate in the discussion about the future of German security policy.
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The Americans play the role of a violent crowd that has to be pushed back over several hours. (Source: Bundeswehr)
They will be called should the situation in the Balkans escalate. The ORF, or ”Operational Reserve Force“, consists of soldiers on call in their home countries. They can be ready for deployment in Kosovo within seven days.