NATO in Afghanistan: An issue of sovereignty?

NATO troops in Afghanistan
ISO code COUNTRY TROOPS (end July) 2009 TROOPS (end 6th June) 2011 Percentage increase in number of troops
SOURCE: NATO
AL Albania 140 260 46
AM Armenia 0 40 100
AU Australia 1090 1550 30
AT Austria 3 3 0
AZ Azerbaijan 90 94 4
BE Belgium 510 507 -1
BA Bosnia & Herzegovina 2 55 96
BG Bulgaria 470 602 22
CA Canada 2800 2922 4
HR Croatia 295 320 8
CZ Czech Rep 340 519 34
DK Denmark 700 750 7
EE Estonia 150 163 8
FI Finland 110 156 29
FR France 3160 3935 20
GE Georgia 1 937 100
DE Germany 4050 4812 16
GR Greece 145 162 10
HU Hungary 310 383 19
IS Iceland 8 4 -100
IE Ireland 7 7 0
IT Italy 2795 3880 28
JO Jordan 7 0
KR Korea – South 0 426 100
LV Latvia 165 139 -19
LT Lithuania 200 237 16
LU Luxemburg 9 11 18
MK Macedonia 165 0
MY Malaysia 0 31 100
MN Mongolia 0 74 100
ME Montenegro 0 36 100
NL Netherlands 1770 192 -822
 NZ New Zealand 160 191 16
NO Norway 485 406 -19
PL Poland 2000 2560 22
PT Portugal 90 133 32
RO Romania 1025 1938 47
SG Singapore 8 21 62
SK Slovakia 230 308 25
SI Slovenia 80 80 0
ES Spain 780 1552 50
SE Sweden 430 500 14
MK Macedonia 163 100
TG Tonga 55 100
TR Turkey 730 1786 59
AE UAE 25 35 29
UA Ukraine 10 22 55
GB United Kingdom 9000 9500 5
US United States 29950 90000 67
TOTAL 64495 132457 51

 

 

( Since many of these counties are not in the North Atlantic,  is this another ‘gang-bang’?  Would this be ‘payback’ by the West for the Afghans driving the British out of their land?)   

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