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Bridging the gap : theory and practice in foreign policy

Author: Alexander L George; United States Institute of Peace.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of US policy towards Iraq from 1988 through to 1991. Alexander L. George offers six implications for scholarly research and policy-making.

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George, Alexander L.
Bridging the gap.
Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace Press, 1993
(OCoLC)843300393
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander L George; United States Institute of Peace.
ISBN: 1878379232 9781878379238 1878379224 9781878379221
OCLC Number: 27265897
Description: xxvi, 170 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Samuel W. Lewis --
pt. 1. The Gap between Knowledge and Action. 1. The Two Cultures of Academia and Policymaking. 2. The Role of Knowledge in Policymaking --
pt. 2. The Inadequate Knowledge Base for U.S. Policy toward Iraq. 1988-91. 3. Outcomes of U.S. Strategies toward Iraq. 4. Reforming Outlaw States and Rogue Leaders. 5. Appeasement as a Strategy for Conflict Avoidance. 6. Why Deterrence and Reassurance Sometimes Fail. 7. The Failure to Coerce Saddam Hussein. 8. War Termination: Integrating Military and Political Objectives --
pt. 3. The Bridge between Knowledge and Action. 9. Contemporary International Relations Theory. 10. Types of Knowledge for Policymaking.
Responsibility: Alexander L. George ; foreword by Samuel W. Lewis.

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George undertakes an ambitious task in "Bridging the Gap" and does a more-than-creditable job in accomplishing it. . . . George carefully analyzes U.S. policy towards Iraq from 1988 through 1991. . . Read more...

 
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