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.

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 (

Show description

Read Online or Download Case Histories in International Politics: CourseSmart eTextbook (7th Edition) PDF

Similar international relations books

Download e-book for kindle: Can Intervention Work? by Rory Stewart, Gerald Knaus

Rory Stewart (author of The areas In among) and Gerald Knaus distill their amazing firsthand studies of political and armed forces interventions right into a effective exam of what we will be able to and can't in attaining in a brand new period of "nation construction. "

As they delve into the big, military-driven efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Balkans, the growth of the european, and the cold "color" revolutions within the former Soviet states, the authors display every one effort's huge, immense results for diplomacy, human rights, and our figuring out of kingdom development.

Stewart and Knaus parse conscientiously the philosophies that experience trained interventionism—from neoconservative to liberal imperialist—and draw on their varied studies within the army, nongovernmental companies, and the Iraqi provincial executive to bare what we will be able to eventually count on from large-scale interventions, and the way they may top detect optimistic switch on the planet.

New PDF release: Costly Democracy: Peacebuilding and Democratization after

Peacebuilding is an interactive strategy that includes collaboration among peacebuilders and the positive elites of a postwar society. whereas probably the most favorite assumptions of the peacebuilding literature asserts that the pursuits of household elites and peacebuilders coincide, expensive Democracy contends that they hardly align.

Get Ambivalent Embrace: America's Troubled Relations with Spain PDF

For almost centuries interplay among Spain and the USA was once characterised by way of cultural and political variations, jointly perceived conflicts of nationwide curiosity, and an asymmetry of strength. Botero identifies the interval from 1945 to 1953 as a watershed in kin, because the international locations moved from a adversarial posture in the direction of a pleasant rapprochement.

Additional info for Case Histories in International Politics: CourseSmart eTextbook (7th Edition)

Sample text

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.

Download PDF sample

Case Histories in International Politics: CourseSmart eTextbook (7th Edition) by Kendall W. Stiles

by Edward

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 7 votes