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Sveriges insats i Afghanistan - en analys av de utrikespolitiska besluten att utöka och fortsätta det militära engagemanget i Afghanistan.

Tabak, Alma LU (2012) STVK01 20121
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
This study is focusing on Swedish foreign policy making, and analyzes the military participation of Swedish forces in Afghanistan. Sweden is part of ISAF, and has been in Afghanistan for more than a decade. The question is, what international and domestic factors are the reasons why the Swedish government keeps sending more troops? The study is using the Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA) as the theoretical frame work, that analyzes the decision process in the state and how the international system has had an impact on the decisions. The result shows that the international factor has been influenced by US foreign policy which has been focused on Afghanistan, with a mandate from the UN. When it comes to state level, the parties in Swedish... (More)
This study is focusing on Swedish foreign policy making, and analyzes the military participation of Swedish forces in Afghanistan. Sweden is part of ISAF, and has been in Afghanistan for more than a decade. The question is, what international and domestic factors are the reasons why the Swedish government keeps sending more troops? The study is using the Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA) as the theoretical frame work, that analyzes the decision process in the state and how the international system has had an impact on the decisions. The result shows that the international factor has been influenced by US foreign policy which has been focused on Afghanistan, with a mandate from the UN. When it comes to state level, the parties in Swedish parliament have not made a political conflict of the military contribution in Afghanistan, because of the history of consensus in foreign policy. The competition and struggle for resources from the government has made the bureaucratic level important as well. (Less)
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author
Tabak, Alma LU
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organization
course
STVK01 20121
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Sverige, utrikespolitisk beslutsfattande, ISAF, byråkrati, internationell politik, staten.
language
Swedish
id
2542879
date added to LUP
2012-06-27 10:49:50
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2012-06-27 10:49:50
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  abstract     = {This study is focusing on Swedish foreign policy making, and analyzes the military participation of Swedish forces in Afghanistan. Sweden is part of ISAF, and has been in Afghanistan for more than a decade. The question is, what international and domestic factors are the reasons why the Swedish government keeps sending more troops? The study is using the Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA) as the theoretical frame work, that analyzes the decision process in the state and how the international system has had an impact on the decisions. The result shows that the international factor has been influenced by US foreign policy which has been focused on Afghanistan, with a mandate from the UN. When it comes to state level, the parties in Swedish parliament have not made a political conflict of the military contribution in Afghanistan, because of the history of consensus in foreign policy. The competition and struggle for resources from the government has made the bureaucratic level important as well.},
  author       = {Tabak, Alma},
  keyword      = {Sverige,utrikespolitisk beslutsfattande,ISAF,byråkrati,internationell politik,staten.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Sveriges insats i Afghanistan - en analys av de utrikespolitiska besluten att utöka och fortsätta det militära engagemanget i Afghanistan.},
  year         = {2012},
}