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Blindside : how to anticipate forcing events and wild cards in global politics / Francis Fukuyama, editor.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2007.
Description vi, 198 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Emergency management -- United States.
International relations.
Emergency management.
International relations.
United States.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6494636
Other uniform titles American interest.
Other authors / contributors Fukuyama, Francis.
ISBN 9780815729907 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815729901 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes "An American Interest Book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-180) and index.
Summary "Focuses on developing analytical tools to anticipate and manage low-probability events. Addresses psychological and institutional obstacles preventing planning for low-probability tragedies and allocating necessary resources. Pinpoints failures---institutional and personal---that allowed events to surprise leaders and examines philosophies and methodologies of forecasting. Discusses low-probability, high-impact contingencies in various sectors"--Provided by publisher.

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