By John T. Fishel
To comprehend nationwide safeguard coverage, the e-book first must handle the best way nationwide protection coverage makers see the realm. It indicates that they typically see it in realist phrases the place the kingdom is a unmarried rational actor pursuing its nationwide curiosity. It then makes a speciality of how legislative specialists permit and constrain those coverage makers sooner than the organizational context during which regulations are made and applied. this suggests interpreting the felony experts that govern how the method features, resembling the structure and the nationwide safety Act of 1947, in addition to a number of the governmental associations whose functions both restrict or enable execution, reminiscent of the CIA, NSA, and so forth. subsequent, the textual content analyzes the approaches and items of nationwide safeguard coverage making, reminiscent of stories, exhibiting how they range from management to management. finally, a chain of case stories illustrate the demanding situations of enforcing and constructing coverage. those span the post-Cold conflict interval to the current, and contain the Panama drawback, Somalia, the Balkans Haiti, the Iraq wars, and Afghanistan. via combining either the idea and approach, this textbook finds all elements of the making of nationwide protection coverage in usa from schedule atmosphere to the successes and screw ups of implementation.
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American National Security Policy: Authorities, Institutions, and Cases by John T. Fishel