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Author Hybel, A
Title The Bush Administrations and Saddam Hussein : Deciding on Conflict
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2006
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Descript 1 online resource (232 pages)
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Series Advances in Foreign Policy Analysis Ser
Advances in Foreign Policy Analysis Ser
Note Cover -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments to the Second Edition -- Foreword by Ronald Steel -- Preface to the Paperback Edition -- Introduction Two Surprises, Two Wars, Two Presidents, One Family -- Chapter One Alternative Theories of Foreign Policy-Making -- Chapter Two Two Harmful Surprises -- Chapter Three The Logic of Surprise versus the Logic of Surprise Avoidance -- Chapter Four Two Very Different Wars -- Chapter Five The Apple Sometimes Falls Close to the Tree -- Chapter Six The Absence of a Rational Process -- Chapter Seven Be Careful What You Hope For: The Consequences of Invading Iraq -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
The authors present a vital analysis of the foreign policy-making processes of the two Bush administrations prior to the attacks on Iraq. In a thorough comparison, they show how both presidents used historical analogies to evaluate information, relied on instinct to formulate decisions, and drew on moral language to justify their choices
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hybel, A. The Bush Administrations and Saddam Hussein : Deciding on Conflict New York : Palgrave Macmillan US,c2006 9781403975782
Subject Middle East-Politics and governm
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Alt Author Kaufman, J
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