U.S. Foreign Policy and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Humanitarian Relief in Complex Emergencies

U.S. Foreign Policy and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Humanitarian Relief in Complex Emergencies

by Andrew S. Natsios
     
 

ISBN-10: 027595921X

ISBN-13: 9780275959210

Pub. Date: 03/25/1997

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

This book explores the emerging phenomenon of complex humanitarian emergencies and the evolving policies of the United States in responding to these emergencies. In addition, Andrew Natsios examines the relationship of disaster response to U.S. foreign policy and national interest, and makes suggestions for improving both relief strategies and systems for designing

Overview

This book explores the emerging phenomenon of complex humanitarian emergencies and the evolving policies of the United States in responding to these emergencies. In addition, Andrew Natsios examines the relationship of disaster response to U.S. foreign policy and national interest, and makes suggestions for improving both relief strategies and systems for designing those strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275959210
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/25/1997
Series:
Washington Papers Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword by former President George Bush

Summary

Anatomy of a Complex Humanitarian Emergency

Complex Humanitarian Emergencies and U.S. National Interest

The Bureaucratic Politics of Disasters

Nongovernmental Organizations

The United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross

The U.S. Military and Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

The Policy Influence of the News Media

On Strategy

Index

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