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Author Preston, Thomas, 1963-

Title Pandora's trap [electronic resource] : presidential decision making and blame avoidance in Vietnam and Iraq / Thomas Preston.

Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 264 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A Tale of Two Texans : the Leadership Styles of George W. Bush and Lyndon Johnson -- The Politics of Blame Avoidance : Presidential Strategies for Surviving the Washington "Blame Game" -- Opening Pandora's Box : Blame Avoidance, 9/11, and the Push for War with Iraq -- Opening Pandora's Box : Blame Avoidance During the Iraq War -- Bush and Iraq : Revisiting the Vietnam Analogy.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies.
Blame -- Political aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Presidents -- United States -- Decision making -- Case studies.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Decision making.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Decision making.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 -- Decision making.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969 -- Decision making.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780742562639 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442212152 (electronic bk.)

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