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Risk taking and decisionmaking

foreign military intervension decisions

by Yaacov Vertzberger

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intervention (International law),
  • International relations -- Decision making,
  • Risk-taking (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [453]-509) and index.

    StatementYaacov Y.I. Vertzberger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ6368 .V47 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 519 p. :
    Number of Pages519
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL660264M
    ISBN 100804727473, 0804731683
    LC Control Number97005623


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