Foreign policy decision-making in operational overlap: the UK’s policing assistance in Afghanistan through the EU and NATO

Traditionally seen as an interlocutor between Europe and the US in transatlantic security relations, the UK’s engagement with the training of the Afghan National Police (ANP) through the concurrent EU and NATO missions presents an interesting case of foreign policy decision-making.

Feyyaz Barış Çelik is a PhD candidate and an Assistant Lecturer at the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent. His research investigates member states strategies regarding the EU and NATO crisis response operations with spatial, temporal and task-based proximities.

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