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Strategic Cultural Change and the Challenge for Security Policy, Germany and the Bundeswehr's Deployment to Afghanistan, by C. Hilpert

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Strategic Cultural Change and the Challenge for Security Policy, Germany and the Bundeswehr's Deployment to Afghanistan, by C. Hilpert
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary form
non fiction
Main title
Strategic Cultural Change and the Challenge for Security Policy
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Responsibility statement
by C. Hilpert
Series statement
New Security Challenges,, 2731-0329
Sub title
Germany and the Bundeswehr's Deployment to Afghanistan
Summary
For more than a decade, international troops have been deployed to Afghanistan. Out of all NATO members, this mission was the most difficult for Germany that had thus far never engaged in combat and offensive military activities. This book analyses how Germany's experiences in Afghanistan have changed the country's strategic culture
Table of contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 On the Cultural Foundations of Warfare; 2 Setting the Scene: The US War on Terrorism; 3 Alliance Solidarity after 9/11; 4 Escalation in Afghanistan; 5 The Stabilization Narrative Explodes; 6 German Forms of Counterinsurgency; 7 Afghanistan's Legacy?; Conclusion; Annex: Coding Bundestag Speeches; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index

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