The United States and the Netherlands on their way to Afghanistan (2001)
Duivenbode, D.M. van
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This thesis contains an analysis of the decision-making process in the United States and the Netherlands concerning the military intervention in Afghanistan (2001). The research is being implemented through the variables international peace and security, criteria of effectiveness, national and international support, the media and national interests. The question at stake is which of these five variables has been a determinant factor in the decision-making process. The comparative method helps in settling this question. This thesis will demonstrate that international peace and security and national interests are the two key elements of concern in the decision-making process of the United States and the Netherlands regarding the military intervention in Afghanistan.