US Foreign Policy and the Iran Hostage Crisis (Cambridge by David Patrick Houghton PDF

By David Patrick Houghton

ISBN-10: 0521801168

ISBN-13: 9780521801164

ISBN-10: 0521805090

ISBN-13: 9780521805094

Why did a handful of Iranian scholars grab the yank embassy in Tehran in November 1979? Why did such a lot individuals of the united states executive at first think that the incident will be over fast? Why did the Carter management then choose to release a rescue challenge, and why did it fail so spectacularly? US international coverage and the Iran Hostage problem examines those puzzles and others, utilizing an analogical reasoning method of decision-making, a theoretical point of view which highlights the position performed through ancient analogies within the genesis of overseas coverage judgements. utilizing interviews with key decision-makers on each side, Houghton presents an research of 1 of the U.S.' maximum international coverage mess ups, the occasions of which proceed to poison family members among the 2 states. The ebook may be of curiosity to scholars and students of overseas coverage research and foreign relations.

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