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The Bush Administrations and Saddam Hussein: Deciding on Conflict

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The authors present a vital and unsettling analysis of the foreign policy-making processes of the two Bush administrations prior to the attacks on Iraq. In a systematic and 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.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Elizabeth
This book benefited the most from its approach to analyzing Bush I & II's decisions regarding Iraq. Instead of doing a chapter-by-chapter analysis of each theory and demonstrating which facts fit that theory, the author opted to present the general overview of the situation and then point out what theories fit the situation, then integrated them into a more organic, realistic explanation for the Gulf and Iraq Wars. Unfortunately, this book could have utilized a few other theories in the expl ...more
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