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The Political Psychology of the Gulf War: Leaders, Publics, and the Process of Conflict
edited by Stanley Renshon
University of Pittsburgh Press, 1993
eISBN: 978-0-8229-7159-7 | Paper: 978-0-8229-5495-8
Library of Congress Classification DS79.72.P64 1993
Dewey Decimal Classification 956.70442

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In these original essays, widely respected experts analyze the personal psychologies and public belief systems of the individuals and nations involved in the Gulf War - from George Bush and Saddam Hussein to the peoples of the United States, Israel, and Arab countries.  Approaching the events of 1990-1991 from the perspectives of psychology, history, mass communications, and political science, these scholars examine the dynamic relationship of events, behavior, and perceptions.


Part I deals with the psychological and political origins of the war; part II focuses on George Bush, Saddam Hussein, and the nature of their leadership and judgement; part III discusses the battle for public perceptions and beliefs waged by both sides; part IV analyzes the results of that battle as revealed by the understanding of the U.S., Israeli, and Arab publics; and part V deals with the war’s consequences.  A postscript by Stanley Renshon covers military actions in the Gulf in late 1992 and early 1993.



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