Telegraph.co.uk: Guido Westerwelle profile: FDP leader
The Local, Germany's News in English: Westerwelle: Germany must stay in Afghanistan
And, as Obama appeals to NATO to view the Afghanistan War as their own War on Terror.
Before the election, Global Security reported that:
1) Seventy percent of Germans were demanding immediate withdrawal from the Afghanistan War,
2) Five of six parties in the German Parliament, nevertheless, favored ongoing German engagement, and,
3) German Parliamentarians had therefore postponed the annual vote required to sustain troop support, until December, after the election.