Danish Defence Research Database


David Vestenskov


    Research and development areas

  • Capacity building
  • Afghanistan
  • Counter insurgency operations (COIN)
  • Stabilization operations

Research and teaching information

Research area: International security policies in the Central Asian region with a particularly focus on Pakistan and Afghanistan in relation to capacity building, regional peace building and public diplomacy. 

Counterinsurgency, insurgencies, regional peace building, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Stabilization, Terrorist movements

Analytical tasks - primarily within the sectors of foreign -and security policy in the Central Asian Region
Military History
Field study in Afghanistan (evaluating the training mission; see projects)
Training & education of Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
History of Afghanistan 1979-2011
History of the Taliban movement
History of intellegence communites - primary Western Europe and U.S.

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