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The Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis

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  • Posted December 5, 2012

    Highly recommended - clearly written and well-done

    This excellent volume on the Cuban Missile Crisis is an analysis of the choices and decisions taken by key actors. Although the authors present three models of decision-making, each concept is clearly explained with numerous examples of the way in which the model has worked in other situations.This is not a boring tome from the field of political science. It is a fascinating look into how our government acts to solve international problems.As the years pass, more and more information about the Cuban Missile Crisis comes to light.The authors present a careful analysis of what happened during the Crisis. This is not a re-working of the original edition, but a complete re-write.

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