Security and foreign policy

Research at the Department related to the topic of security and foreign policy.

Organizational culture, norms and modern warfare

Project Leader: Erik Noreen l Project page

Project Period: 2011 - 2016

The project aims to examine the relationship between organizational culture, norms and modern warfare, with particular reference to troop contributing states within the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.

Related publications

  • Noreen, Erik & Jan Ångstrom (2015) ”A Catch-All Strategic Narrative: Target Audiences and Swedish Troop Contribution to ISAF in Afghanistan”, in Beatrice de Graaf, Georges Dimitriu & Jens Ringsmose (eds.) Strategic Narratives, Public Opinion, and War: Winning Support for Foreign Military Missions (London: Routledge).

  • Noreen, E. (2013) “What did we learn from Afghanistan? Swedish experiences from a decade long mission within ISAF.”  Paper presented at the International Studies Association Convention in San Francisco, April 2013.