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Understanding the strategic utility of capacity building provided by Danish special forces

Project: Types of projects

Western powers consider military capacity building provided by special forces as a beneficial way to enhance the capacity of local actors either before or during a crisis. The aim of the project is to provide an understanding of the strategic environment in which military assistance take place to improve the strategic effect of the scarce resource of Danish special forces. The project asks the question: what factors limit the strategic effects of Danish military assistance provided by special forces and how can they be overcome or mitigated?

    Controlled Keywords

  • Capacity building
  • Special Forces
  • Comprehensive/integrated approach

Research outputs

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