This comes in reply to this thing right here, key excerpt outlining to you the essence.
"A decision by NATO Defense Ministers on Alliance Counter-Narcotics strategy was taken in Budapest in October 2008, according to which ISAF can act, in concert with the Afghans, against facilities and facilitators supporting the insurgency, in the context of counternarcotics. SACEUR has been tasked to implement this decision. Accordingly, SACEUR issued general guidance as a follow-up to the Budapest Ministerial decision.
He has not, and never has, issued illegal orders. The NATO Secretary General and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe find the recent events associated with the leaking of NATO classified documents unacceptable. Our nations’ security and the safety of our servicemen and women depend on adherence to NATO security regulations and the protection of classified material. The NATO Secretary General has initiated a security investigation into this matter."
"In a classified document, which SPIEGEL has obtained, NATO's top commander, US General John Craddock, has issued a "guidance" providing NATO troops with the authority "to attack directly drug producers and facilities throughout Afghanistan (regardless of whether there is evidence linking them to insurgents - P.M.).... the document doesn't read like a discussion paper at all. In his Jan. 5, 2009 letter to Ramms, Craddock demanded the immediate execution of his direction. "I ask, therefore, that you direct COM ISAF (an abbreviation for ISAF chief McKiernen) to continue to plan and execute this enhanced counter narcotics campaign … as amplified in this letter," Craddock wrote."
"Germany, however, has so far refused to participate in so-called "capture or kill" operations -- in other words, the targeted killing of opponents. The classified "caveats" limiting Germany's mandate in the NATO deployment state that the German government considers targeted killings conducted in cases where there was no previous attack to be inconsistent with "international law." "