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The weight of decision : an analysis of the Iran rescue mission attempt

Grouya, Theodore C

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The takeover of the American embassy in Teheran by militant students on November 4, 1979 precipitated an international crisis involving the United States, Iran, and a host of other nations. Ultimately, pressures connected with the crisis led President Carter to authorize a military mission which at tempted to rescue the hostages on April 24, 1980. This thesis will at tempt to examine those pressures and to evaluate the way in which they influenced Carter's momentous decision.

dc.contributor.authorGrouya, Theodore C
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-12T06:48:04Z
dc.date.available2017-04-12T06:48:04Z
dc.date.created1985
dc.identifier.otherb1542889
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/114565
dc.description.abstractThe takeover of the American embassy in Teheran by militant students on November 4, 1979 precipitated an international crisis involving the United States, Iran, and a host of other nations. Ultimately, pressures connected with the crisis led President Carter to authorize a military mission which at tempted to rescue the hostages on April 24, 1980. This thesis will at tempt to examine those pressures and to evaluate the way in which they influenced Carter's momentous decision.
dc.format.extentvii, 86 leaves
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT : The Australian National University
dc.rightsAuthor retains copyright
dc.subject.lcshIran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
dc.titleThe weight of decision : an analysis of the Iran rescue mission attempt
dc.typeThesis (Masters sub-thesis)
dcterms.valid1985
local.type.degreeOther
dc.date.issued1985
local.type.statusAccepted Version
local.contributor.affiliationDepartment of International Relations, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University
dc.date.updated2017-04-11T08:38:53Z
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dcterms.licenseThis thesis has been made available through exception 200AB to the Copyright Act.
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