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Strategia Unii Europejskiej wobec Afganistanu. Efektywność i perspektywy
European Union's strategy towards Afghanistan: effectiveness and perspectives

Author(s): Joanna Modrzejewska-Leśniewska
Subject(s): EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment, Geopolitics
Published by: Szkoła Główna Handlowa
Keywords: European Union; Afghanistan; aid

Summary/Abstract: The European Union became involved in Afghanistan shortly after the US invaded the country in order to remove the Taliban government and destroy the Al-Qaeda training camps. The European aid concentrated primarily on reconstruction, agricultural development and providing basic medical care to all people of Afghanistan. EU specifically concentrated on providing internal security trough the European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan (EUPOL Afghanistan), however, multiple factors and circumstances prevented achievement of all goals. The decision to withdrawn international armed forced in 2014 and its implementation questioned the EU's further aid to Afghanistan.

  • Issue Year: 24/2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 53-76
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: Polish