Policy paper

The UK's work in Afghanistan

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This publication explains why the UK went to Afghanistan in 2001 and what has happened since then.

Detail

This publication explains why the UK went to Afghanistan in 2001 and the work we have undertaken alongside international partners since then. It covers the military campaign, development and reconstruction efforts, and how we are supporting efforts towards peace.