New military representative: Högl from spiocht for military cockpit

The new military representative Eva Högl want to debate the re-introduction of compulsory military service. The suspension in 2011 was a "huge mistake", said

New military representative: Högl from spiocht for military cockpit

The new military representative Eva Högl want to debate the re-introduction of compulsory military service. The suspension in 2011 was a "huge mistake", said the SPD-politician in the Newspapers of the "Funke MEDIENGRUPPE". A re-introduction can also protect against right-wing extremist tendencies.

prior to the decision to suspend, there have been fears that right-wing extremism in a professional army, designed to be stronger than in a conscript army. It is the Bundeswehr doing very well, "if a large part of the company for a period of time of his service," said Högl. "This makes it more difficult also, that right-wing extremism in the force makes wide." Also she wanted to discuss in the coming year. The topic should be whether men and women should equally serve.

Recently, several law were to become known extremist incidents at the elite unit KSK. Federal defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer drew the consequences and dissolves parts of the KSK. She was also concerned about the Disappearance of large quantities of explosives.

Updated Date: 03 July 2020, 23:19

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