This book examines the operation of American invasion—code-named "Urgent Fury"— in Grenada, with emphasis on the combat operations, indications and warning, and U.S. decision-making. It discusses media coverage of the invasion and considers the implications of the American intervention.
1. The Setting 2. U.S. Policy Toward the Caribbean: Continuity and Change 3. The Effects of Culture on Cuban Influence in Grenada 4. Soviet Involvement in the Caribbean Basin 5. Grenada: Indications, Warning, and the U.S. Response 6. Policy Without Intelligence 7. A Decision Theoretic Analysis of the Reagan Administration's Decision to Invade Grenada 8. Amphibious Aspects of the Grenada Episode 9. Urgent Fury: The U.S. Army in Grenada 10. Grenada and the News Media 11. Grenada in Retrospect