Analogies at War Korea Munich Dien Bien Phu and the Vietnam Decisions of From World War I to Operation Desert Storm American policymakers have repeatedly invoked the lessons of history as they contemplated taking their nation to war Do these historical analogies actually

  • Title: Analogies at War: Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam Decisions of 1965
  • Author: Yuen Foong Khong
  • ISBN: 9780691025353
  • Page: 332
  • Format: Paperback
  • From World War I to Operation Desert Storm, American policymakers have repeatedly invoked the lessons of history as they contemplated taking their nation to war Do these historical analogies actually shape policy, or are they primarily tools of political justification Yuen Foong Khong argues that leaders use analogies not merely to justify policies but also to performFrom World War I to Operation Desert Storm, American policymakers have repeatedly invoked the lessons of history as they contemplated taking their nation to war Do these historical analogies actually shape policy, or are they primarily tools of political justification Yuen Foong Khong argues that leaders use analogies not merely to justify policies but also to perform specific cognitive and information processing tasks essential to political decision making Khong identifies what these tasks are and shows how they can be used to explain the U.S decision to intervene in Vietnam Relying on interviews with senior officials and on recently declassified documents, the author demonstrates with a precision not attained by previous studies that the three most important analogies of the Vietnam era Korea, Munich, and Dien Bien Phu can account for America s Vietnam choices A special contribution is the author s use of cognitive social psychology to support his argument about how humans analogize and to explain why policymakers often use analogies poorly.

    Analogies at War Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the I assess Khong s work to be analogous no pun intended to the lessons of the Iraq War, fought years after this book s publication For now, at least, the result of the Iraq War, like Vietnam, is so bereft of consensus that no clear cut analogies can be made. Khong, Y Analogies at War Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu Analogies at War Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam Decisions of Yuen Foong Khong A special contribution is the author s use of cognitive social psychology to support his argument about how humans analogize and to explain why policymakers often use analogies poorly. Khong, Analogies at War XXI SAASS Comps Prep Wiki Khong, Analogies at War XXI Khong finds that people tend to access analogies on the basis of surface similarities, and once the analogy or schema is accessed, it allows the perceiver to go beyond the information given, processes information top down , and Khong, Analogies at War SAASS Comps Prep Wiki FANDOM Khong, Analogies at War Pg Formula Munich analogy appeasement in Munich A occurred as a result of Western indolence X appeasement in Vietnam B is also occurring as a result of Western indolence X Appeasement in Munich A resulted in a world war Y therefore appeasement in Vietnam B will also result in a world war Y. Analogies at War Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Analogies at War Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam Decisions of Relying on interviews with senior officials and on recently declassified documents, the author demonstrates with a precision not attained by previous studies that the three most important analogies of the Vietnam era Korea, Munich, Analogies at war Open Library Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a c non profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.Other projects include the Wayback Machine, archive and archive it Yuen Foong Khong, Analogies at War Korea, Munich, Dien Yuen Foong Khong, Analogies at War Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam Decisions of , Chapters , , and Chapter In Khong s analysis of the use of analogies in international relations the AE or analogical explanation framework analogies have six applications in determining player X s response to situation Y. Analogies at War Journal of Conflict and Security Law Feb , The choice of war as an analogy for the motivation and justification of the administration s responses to the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington is reflective and constitutive of this interpretation of events.

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    1. Yuen Khong explains how analogies are used to simply describe complex events. Analogies are useful in conversation because people with the same conceptual framework, or schema, can refer to shared experiences and relate them to current situations and decisions. In Analogies at War, Khong demonstrates that analogies are frequently used by statesmen in debate and in developing policy. Khong describes how three analogies, Korea, Munich, and Dien Bien Pho were used by the Johnson administration, all [...]


    2. This book uses the Analogical Explanation(AE) framework to understand why decisions were made, and more importantly, why other options were discarded.The AE framework aims to define the situation, understand the stakes involved, provide options, predict success, evaluate the moral component, and warn about the dangers associated with a decision and situation.Khong uses the case study of Vietnam to show how the AE can be a useful predictor of outcomes. He states that the analogy of Korea was the [...]


    3. Describes the role analogies play with decision-makers vis-a-vis foreign policy. Posits that decision-makers do indeed learn from and use analogies (vice the skeptical view that they are used only post facto - to justify an already decided upon course of action). Uses public announcements and private discussions of senior leaders during the Viet Nam war to argue that the specters of Korea and Munich played key roles in determining what options were considered and ultimately chosen in the conflic [...]


    4. A fascinating blend of my two favorite subjects--politics and psychology--and an analysis of a war that forever shaped opinions and lives in our country.



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