Think Tanks, the Brain Trusts of US Foreign Policy



At the start of the twentieth century, the workings of government became increasingly difficult to understand. The over-burdened policy-makers dealt with too much information to analyse domestic bargaining and to understand the conceptual frameworks of international negotiations. Most governmental agencies and congressional staff did very little original research and they turned to governmental research organisations, think tanks and interest groups for information and analysis.


Foreign Policy Advocacy Coalition American Foreign Policy International Obli Political Bargaining 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GräfelfingGermany

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