Chapter 3 Dynamics of Decision Making

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Chapter 3 Dynamics of Decision Making 2003 Secretary of State Colin Powell Secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld The Interstate System provides the setting of US foreign relations, imposing a variety of external demands on the US. Policy makers must also accommodate internal factors rooted in civil society and the government itself. President and top advisers are guided by psychological forces.Own beliefs. Levels of Analysis: The systemic, societal, governmental, and individual factors that determine the foreign policy decisions. Interstate System: Nation-states ,intergovernmental organizations(UN,NATO)Pursuit of national Interests. Civil Society: Interest groups, social movements , multinational corporations, news media. Bargaining between US government and private groups; government efforts to satisfy groups and public opinion. Government actors: White House, Federal Agencies, Congress, Courts. Conflict between executive and legislative branches, bureaucratic conflict and bargaining,
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course POLS 2302 taught by Professor Kazemzadeh during the Fall '11 term at Sam Houston State University.

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