Presidents and Foreign Policy

Presidents and Foreign Policy : Countdown to Ten Controversial Decisions

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For each US president since World War II, considers one major policy decision, the historical background to it, the foreign and domestic context, the effectiveness of the decision-making process, and the results. They include Truman's refusal to recognize Red China, Eisenhower's opposition to the invasion of the Suez, Kennedy's Bay of Pigs Invasion, Johnson's end to the US buildup in Vietnam, Nixon's Cambodian invasion, Ford's intervention in Angola, Carter's boycott of the Olympics, Reagan's bombing of Tripoli, Bush's limit to the Gulf War, and Clinton's invasion of Haiti. A reader for political science courses. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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  • Hardback | 408 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 703.06g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791433390
  • 9780791433393

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