This book presents a study of the actual practice and development of national security decisionmaking in Israel based on the case history method and a general analytic approach. It provides recommendations for improving national security decisionmaking and foreign policy planning in Israel.
Introduction Part I. Overview of National Security Decisionmaking 1. National Security 2. Decisionmaking 3. Psychological Foundations Part II. The Multi-National Context: Decisionmaking in Key Western States 4. The United States 5. Great Britain 6. The FRG and France Part III. Israel 7. An Overall Evaluation of the Decisionmaking Process 8. The Development and Practice of National Security Decisionmaking Part IV. Conclusions 9. Models for Change 10. Recommendations