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THE GODFATHER DOCTRINE: A FOREIGN POLICY PARABLE, J.C. Hulsman and A.W. Mitchell, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2009, 85 pages. ISBN 978-0-691-14147-3


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  • Sean Pascoe

    (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, 233 Middle Street, Cleveland, QLD 4163)


The Godfather Doctrine is an expanded version of an essay published in The National Interest, a US popular journal largely focused on foreign policy issues. The book version is short and sweet, consisting of an introduction, the original article itself (with some modifications) and an epilogue outlining the responses to the original article and extending the analysis beyond its original Middle East focus. While 85 pages long, the book itself is small in size, and is easily read within an hour. The authors are both international relations and foreign policy consultants ...

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Article provided by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance in its journal Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP).

Volume (Year): 39 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
Pages: 329-330

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