American Intervention In Grenada: The Implications Of Operation

American Intervention In Grenada

The Implications Of Operation ""Urgent Fury"", 1st Edition

By Peter M Dunn

Routledge

200 pages

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Why did the United States invade the sovereign state of Grenada in October 1983, risking world condemnation and the possible escalation of violence outside the borders of the tiny Caribbean island? According to the contributors to this book, the invasion—code-named "Urgent Fury"--was a product of the increasing concern with political instability in

Table of Contents

Westview Special Studies -- Preface -- The Setting -- U.S. Policy Toward the Caribbean: Continuity and Change -- The Effects of Culture on Cuban Influence in Grenada -- Soviet Involvement in the Caribbean Basin -- Grenada: Indications, Warning, and the U.S. Response -- Policy Without Intelligence -- A Decision Theoretic Analysis of the Reagan Administration's Decision to Invade Grenada -- Amphibious Aspects of the Grenada Episode -- Urgent Fury: The U.S. Army in Grenada -- Grenada and the News Media -- Grenada in Retrospect -- A Chronology of Events Concerning Grenada

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