Presidential Decisionmaking in Foreign Policy: The Effective Use of Information and Advice

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Presidential Decisionmaking in Foreign Policy: The Effective Use of Information and Advice

By Alexander L. George
Westview Press, 1980
267 pp. $24.50
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A mature, perceptive disquisition-based on deep familiarity with theory and history-on how presidents can organize an advisory system in order to produce sound decisions. The analysis is both clear and sophisticated-a rare combination.