The Politico-Military Dynamics of European Crisis Response Operations

Planning, Friction, Strategy

  • Alexander Mattelaer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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  9. Back Matter
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About this book


How do Europeans engage in military strategy? Through detailed comparisons of operational planning and exploring the framework of the EU, NATO and the UN, this book sheds light on the instrumental nature of military force, the health of civil-military relations in Europe and the difficulty of making effective strategy in a multinational environment


Civil-Military Relations environment Europe European Union (EU) ISAF Nation NATO nature

Authors and affiliations

  • Alexander Mattelaer
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  1. 1.Institute for European StudiesVrije Universiteit BrusselsBelgium

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