Other Names: Foreign policy through whims of leadership
Personal bias in policy initiatives
Claim: In the Gulf, Panama and Somalia, George Bush as President of the USA acted out of immediate personal emotions: anger and a sense of betrayal with respect to Manuel Noriega and Saddam Hussein and compassion concerning the afflicted in Somalia. Such emotions do not make for responsible policy-making.
Problem Type: F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET