ISBN-10:
0791433404
ISBN-13:
9780791433409
Pub. Date:
04/25/1997
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Presidents and Foreign Policy: Countdown to Ten Controversial Decisions / Edition 1

Presidents and Foreign Policy: Countdown to Ten Controversial Decisions / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791433409
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 04/25/1997
Series: SUNY series in Leadership Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Edward R. Drachman is Associate Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York, College at Geneseo. He is the author of Challenging the Kremlin: The Soviet Jewish Movement for Freedom, 1967–1990 and United States Policy Toward Vietnam.

Alan Shank is Chair and Professor of Political Science at State University of New York, College at Geneseo. He is coeditor (with Martin Fausold) of The Constitution and the American Presidency, also published by SUNY Press, and author of Presidential Policy Leadership: Kennedy and Social Welfare.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Richard M. Pious

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1 President Truman's Decision Not to Extend Diplomatic Recognition to the People's Republic of China

Chapter 2 President Eisenhower's Decision to Oppose the British-French-Israeli Invasion of Suez

Chapter 3 President Kennedy's Decision to Support the Bay of Pigs Invasion

Chapter 4 President Johnson's Decision to End the U.S. Escalation of the Vietnam War

Chapter 5 President Nixon's Decision to Order an Incursion into Cambodia

Chapter 6 President Ford's Decision to Intervene in the Angolan Civil War

Chapter 7 President Carter's Decision to Boycott the 1980 Summery Olympic Games in Moscow

Chapter 8 President Reagan's Decision to Bomb Libya

Chapter 9 President Bush's Decision to End the Persian Gulf War at 100 Hours

Chapter 10 President Clinton's Decision to Use Military Force to Restore President Aristide to Office in Haiti

Appendix A Case Study Structure for Analyzing Controversial Presidential Foreign Policy Decisions

Appendix B Suggested Topics for Additional Controversial Presidential Foreign Policy Decisions

Appendix C Student Evaluation of Controversial Presidential Foreign Policy Decisions

Index

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