Table of contents for US foreign policy and the Iran hostage crisis / David Patrick Houghton.


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1. Jimmy Carter and the tragedy of foreign policy
2. Locating the argument: review of the existing literature
3. The origins of the crisis
4. The waiting game
5. Days of decision: the hostage rescue mission
6. Hostages to history
7. Some alternative explanations: non-analogical accounts of the Iran decision-making
8. Conclusions
Appendix 1. Dramatis Personae
Appendix 2. The major historical analogies used.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981, United States Foreign relations 1977-1981 Decision making, United States Foreign relations Iran, Iran Foreign relations United States