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Dealing with dictators : dilemmas of US diplomacy and intelligence analysis, 1945-1990

Author: Ernest R May; Philip D Zelikow; Kirsten Lundberg; Robert David Johnson
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) : MIT Press, cop. 2006.
Series: BCSIA Studies in international security.
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Analysis of the foreign policy dilemmas US leaders have faced in dealings with dictatorships in China, the Congo, Iran, Nicaragua, the Philippines, and Iraq before the Gulf War.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest R May; Philip D Zelikow; Kirsten Lundberg; Robert David Johnson
ISBN: 0262134594 9780262134590 0262633248 9780262633246
OCLC Number: 493530699
Description: 1 v. (XIV-227 p.) : couv. ill., fig. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Seven tenets / Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow --
China, 1945-1948 : making hard choices / Ernest R. May, with assistance from Kirsten Lundberg and Robert D. Johnson --
The Congo, 1960-1963 : weighing worst choices / Charles G. Cogan and Ernest R. May, with assistance from Kirsten Lundberg and Robert D. Johnson --
Nicaragua, 1977-1979 : losing "our son-of-a-bitch" / Robert D. Johnson, with assistance from Kirsten Lundberg --
Iran, 1978-1979 : coping with the unthinkable / Gregory F. Treverton, with assistance from James Klocke --
The Philippines, 1983-1986 : arranging a divorce / William E. Kline and James Worthen, with assistance from Kirsten Lundberg and Robert D. Johnson --
Iraq, 1988-1990 : unexpectedly heading toward war / Zachary Karabell ... [et al.] --
Learning from the cases / Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow.
Series Title: BCSIA Studies in international security.
Other Titles: Introduction : Seven tenets / Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow.
China, 1945-1948 : making hard choices / Ernest R. May, with assistance from Kirsten Lundberg and Robert D. Johnson.
Congo, 1960-1963 : weighing worst choices / Charles G. Cogan and Ernest R. May, with assistance from Kirsten Lundberg and Robert D. Johnson.
Nicaragua, 1977-1979 : losing "our son-of-a-bitch" / Robert D. Johnson, with assistance from Kirsten Lundberg.
Iran, 1978-1979 : coping with the unthinkable / Gregory F. Treverton, with assistance from James Klocke.
Philippines, 1983-1986 : arranging a divorce / William E. Kline and James Worthen, with assistance from Kirsten Lundberg and Robert D. Johnson.
Iraq, 1988-1990 : unexpectedly heading toward war / Zachary Karabell ... [et al.]
Learning from the cases / Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow.
Responsibility: Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow, editors ; with Kirsten Lundberg and Robert D. Johnson.

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