F. A. z exclusive: The KSK is partially dissolved

After a series of incidents and an eye-catching collection of extreme Right-wing in the Association, the special forces command (KSK) will be resolved by the Bu

F. A. z exclusive: The KSK is partially dissolved

After a series of incidents and an eye-catching collection of extreme Right-wing in the Association, the special forces command (KSK) will be resolved by the Bundeswehr in part. The remaining Rest of the special forces is drastically reformed, and stands to fall under intense scrutiny. The command should not act as a Whole and its remaining members until then, perfectly on the basis of the norms and values of the basic law, threaten to further steps. The dissolution and complete reorganization of the Association to remain an Option, it said.

Peter Carstens

Political correspondent in Berlin

F. A. Z.

defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU) informed on Tuesday, the Chairpersons of the defence Committee about the decisions that have been taken after intense deliberations of a high-level civil-military working group and a hastily arranged visit by the Minister at the KSK site in Calw. Kramp-Karrenbauer announced to the States in KSK "with an iron broom" encounter. A number of Attempts, among other things, the General's special forces, had previously failed. The last had spoken on Monday, the President of the Military counterintelligence service (MAD) of a "wall of silence", on which his authority was in search of right-wing extremists in the command encountered.

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As a consequence of the apparently untenable conditions now 2. Company of the commands disbanded. This relates to a quarter of the active fighters of the Association, around 70 soldiers. Against numerous members of this company of investigations of the shielding service for months, with some intelligence agents are already running. Unloaded soldiers can be distributed to any examination to other companies. The other, against the partly official proceedings, are for the time being, treated in other units of the Bundeswehr, and later may be dismissed.

The training will be decentralized

the further measures taken by the Ministry, is part of a decentralisation of the training. Responsible for the training of the infantry school of the army is. The SFC is less educational autonomy. Members of the highly specialized unit to rotate in the future in other branches of the military, to avoid isolation, the residence times of the individual members of the command KSK are shortened. During the training, the safety inspection should be tightened and the character Suitability in the sense of a favourable ratio play ratio to the basic law a much greater role.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 12:19

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