New PDF release: Case Histories in International Politics: CourseSmart

By Kendall W. Stiles

ISBN-10: 0205855040

ISBN-13: 9780205855049

Up-to-date it in its seventh variation, Case Histories in overseas Politics provides 20 unique case reviews to supply a old point of view for greater reading international affairs. offering in-depth old illustrations of center ideas in diplomacy, this casebook surveys significant occasions within the twentieth and twenty first centuries and highlights either enduring and rising difficulties. Case Histories in overseas Politics seems past present occasions to aid readers make significant comparisons among what occurred some time past and what's occurring now.

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This ebook describes sleek difficulties and key thoughts within the research of diplomacy. With 26 case reports, it presents a story historical past to fresh historic advancements. targeting the relatives among the nice powers, conflicts within the outer edge, and the relationships among justice and funds, chapters give some thought to particular international locations, areas, crises, associations, and controversies. those contain: Pearl Harbor, the Cuban Missile situation, the army- commercial advanced, SALT I, the Persian Gulf battle, the United international locations, the Nuremberg Trials, decolonization in Africa, Apartheid, sweatshops, 3rd global debt, and the foreign landmine ban. Stiles teaches at Loyola collage of Chicago. Annotation c. booklet information, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Would other people in the same situation have reached the same decisions? 2. To what extent did group dynamics and social pressures influence the ExComm’s decision making? Would these individuals have reached the same decisions alone? 3. How did the Kennedy administration’s decision-making process differ from that of other cases discussed in the test? What about the Bush administration’s reaction to the 9/11 attacks or its planning in 2003 before its attack on Iraq? REFERENCES Allison, Graham. Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis, 2nd ed.

By 9:28, all four flights will have been hijacked by the al-Qaeda terrorists. m. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) first learns of the hijacking of AA Flight 11. It alerts the military at 8:38 and jets are scrambled by 8:46. m. AA Flight 11 strikes the north tower of the World Trade Center. It will be followed at 9:03:11 by UA Flight 175 striking the south tower. m. AA Flight 77 is hijacked and flown toward the Pentagon, which it will strike at 9:37:46. m. The FAA center at Dulles International Airport orders a nationwide ground stop.

This lack of direction was evident in the July 5 meeting with representatives from the domestic agencies. The briefing focused on overseas threats. The domestic agencies were not questioned about how they planned to address the threat and were not told what was expected of them. Indeed, as noted earlier, they were specifically told they could not issue advisories based on the briefing. The domestic agencies’ limited response indicates that they did not perceive a call to action. Clarke reflected a different perspective in an e-mail to Rice on September 15, 2001.

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