January 24 2011
Embattled Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has promised a comprehensive probe of Germany's armed forces following a spate of incidents, Agence France-Presse reports.
Among recent problems have been the death of a female cadet on the training vessel Gorch Fock and the December shooting of a soldier in Afghanistan.
The captain of the Gorch Fock was fired Saturday, said defense officials, following complains that training was too harsh.
In the December incident in...
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