The United States' Recognition of Israel: Determinant Factors in American Foreign Policy

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This thesis examines the critical factors leading to the 1948 decision by the United States government to extend recognition to the newly declared State of Israel. In the first of five chapters the literature on the recognition of Israel is discussed. Chapter II presents the theoretical foundation of the thesis by tracing the development of Charles Kegley's decision regime framework. Also discussed is the applicability of bureaucratic structure theory and K. J. Holsti's hierarchy of objectives. Chapters III and IV present the empirical history of this case, each closing with a chapter summary. The final chapter demonstrates the relevance and ... continued below

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Farshee, Louis M. (Louis Michael) August 1990.

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This thesis examines the critical factors leading to the 1948 decision by the United States government to extend recognition to the newly declared State of Israel. In the first of five chapters the literature on the recognition of Israel is discussed. Chapter II presents the theoretical foundation of the thesis by tracing the development of Charles Kegley's decision regime framework. Also discussed is the applicability of bureaucratic structure theory and K. J. Holsti's hierarchy of objectives. Chapters III and IV present the empirical history of this case, each closing with a chapter summary. The final chapter demonstrates the relevance and validity of the theoretical framework to the case and closes with a call for further research into the processes of foreign policy decision-making.

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Farshee, Louis M. (Louis Michael). The United States' Recognition of Israel: Determinant Factors in American Foreign Policy, thesis, August 1990; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500365/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .