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

Obrana a Strategie. 2018;18(1):95-112 DOI 10.3849/1802-7199.18.2018.01.095-112

 

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Journal Title: Obrana a Strategie

ISSN: 1214-6463 (Print); 1802-7199 (Online)

Publisher: University of Defence

LCC Subject Category: Military Science

Country of publisher: Czech Republic

Language of fulltext: Czech, English

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AUTHORS

Pavel Dvořák (Charles University)

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Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 8 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

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.