This article assesses Britain's contemporary relationship with Afghanistan, its goals and interests there, and its possible post-2014 role. It is argued that Britain might continue to play a limited but non-negligible military, intelligence, fiscal, and diplomatic role, even as British policymakers are increasingly bound by fiscal and domestic political constraints.
Assessing Britain’s Role in Afghanistan
Shashank Joshi is a Senior Research Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in London, U.K., and a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A. Email: <email@example.com>.
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Shashank Joshi; Assessing Britain’s Role in Afghanistan. Asian Survey 1 April 2015; 55 (2): 420–445. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.2.420
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