Obrana a Strategie (Jun 2018)

The Influence of U. S. and oher Allies on German Politics and the Bundeswehr Deployment in Afghanistan in 2001 - 2014

  • Pavel Dvořák

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 18, no. 1
pp. 95 – 112


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The article explores the extent to which Germany´s policy and the nature of the Bundeswehr deployment in Afghanistan were influenced by Germany´s ties with its allies, namely the USA and other NATO members, as well as by its effort to maintain its reputation of a reliable and dependable ally. The author addresses this issue using three practical examples. For the evaluation of the research project, the author uses the logic of appropriateness as a theoretical concept.