Read Case Study 7 in the textbook and respond to the the following questions:
Case Study 7:
- Who were the key actors involved in the decision-making to go to Iraq and how did their ideas evolve?
- Why were some actors involved and others excluded from the decision-making to go to Iraq and did the exclusion of some actors affect the decision that was made?
- How did professional careerists and political appointees who opposed the war attempt to influence the thought about going to war and why did they fail?