chapter  4
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The new Psychology of Alliances

ByPETER SUEDFELD, PHILIP E. TETLOCK, RAJIV JHANGIANI

In this chapter, we look at alliances and other forms of relationship from the perspective of the prime mover of the Bush Doctrine, President George W. Bush himself, and during a particularly important and dicult time, the period leading up to the American-led attack on Iraq. What can we infer about the President’s orientation to other countries during this crucial time from nonobvious aspects of his public communications?