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Author Mintz, Alex, 1953- author

Title The polythink syndrome : U.S. foreign policy decisions on 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and ISIS / Alex Mintz and Carly Wayne
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2015
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Contents The polythink syndrome -- Causes, symptoms, and consequences of polythink -- Polythink in national security : the 9/11 attacks -- Polythink and Afghanistan war decisions : war initiation and termination -- Decision making in the Iraq War: from groupthink to polythink -- Polythink in the Iranian nuclear dispute : decisions of the U.S. and Israel -- Recent challenges : the Syria debate, the renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, and the ISIS decision -- The global nature of polythink and its productive potential
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Group decision making -- United States -- Case studies.
National security -- United States -- Decision making -- Case studies.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009 -- Decision making -- Case studies.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2009- -- Decision making -- Case studies
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Wayne, Carly, author
ISBN 0804796777 (electronic bk)
9780804796774 (electronic bk)