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John F. Kennedy


Project Summary: The broader study provides a framework for understanding when and why great powers seek to transform foreign institutions and societies through military interventions. It highlights a crucial but often-overlooked factor in international relations: the role of individual leaders.

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Saunders Elizabeth N. (2015) Data for: “John F. Kennedy” (92-131). Leaders at War: How Presidents Shape Military Interventions. 2011. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Active Citation Compilation, QDR:10048. Syracuse, NY: Qualitative Data Repository [distributor].

PID QDR:10048 project
Geography United States
Topic Cold War, foreign policy, leaders, military intervention, presidential decision-making, use of force
Creator Elizabeth N. Saunders, Department of Political Science, George Washington University (
Collection Type Active Citation compilation
Version Original (Pilot Project)
Date 2004-01-01 to 2011-12-31
Temporal Coverage 1961-01-01 to 1963-11-22
Language English
Rights Standard access for all files; the information in the data files is all in the public domain, and the author has allowed the sharing of the images made by her of the original archival documents.
Publisher Qualitative Data Repository
DOI doi:10.5064/F68G8HMM
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