Operational Code Analysis and Foreign Policy Roles: Crossing Simon`s Bridge

PrefaceList of ContributorsI Beliefs and Roles in World PoliticsThe Interface between Beliefs and Roles in World PoliticsThe Development of Foreign Policy Roles Beliefs and Complex Adaptive SystemsII The Operational Codes of World LeadersRevisiting the Operational Code of Vladimir PutinDeciphering Deadly Minds in Their Native Language The Operational Codes and Formation Patterns of Militant Organizations in the Middle East and North AfricaOperational Code Analysis and Civil Conflict SeverityPolicy Documents and the Beliefs of Foreign Policy Decision-Makers A Next Step in Operational Code AnalysisOne Step Forward, Two Steps Back The Steering Effects of Operational Code Beliefs in the Chilean-Bolivian RivalryIII The Psychological Characteristics of US PresidentsPsychological Correlates and US Conflict Behavior The PsyCL Data SetThe Psychological Characteristics of Leaders (PsvCL) Data SetDescriptive Data and Anecdotal Applications of PsyCLMID Initiation FindingsMID Hostility FindingsConclusion and DiscussionNotesReferencesOperational Code Beliefs and Threat Perceptions by US PresidentsProfiling Leaders: Leadership Trait Analysis and Operational CodeResultsConclusionReferencesPresidential Personalities and Operational Codes Learning Effects and Midterm Congressional Election ResultsUS Presidential Belief Systems and the Evolution of Peace in the International SystemBinary Role Theory and the Evolution of Cooperation in World PoliticsStrategic Interaction Games as Complex Adaptive SystemsInternational Order TransitionModeling International Order TransitionLeadership and International Order TransitionConclusion: Agents as Role Models for International Order TransitionNotesReferencesBinary Role Theory and the Operational Code Analysis of Grand Strategies Can Balancing Work?Operational Code Analysis A Method for Measuring Strategic CultureStrategic CultureOperational Code AnalysisMeasuring Strategic CulturesThe Strategic Culture of the United States The Strategic Culture of IranConclusionReferencesAn Operational Code Analysis of Foreign Policy Roles in US-Iran Strategic DyadsCognitive and Social Operational CodesTurning Points in US-Iran Relations: Three Crucial Historical EpisodesTurning Points in US-Iran Relations: An Operational Code AnalysisThe First Crucial Historical Episode: The Oil Nationalization Crisis (1950-1953)The Second Crucial Historical Episode: The Revolution and Hostage Crisis (1978-1981)The Third Crucial Historical Episode: The Detente Period (1997-2002)ConclusionMethodological Appendix: Game Theory Models of Role Enactment PatternsNotesReferencesOperational Codes and Foreign Policy Roles Conceptual Insights and Empirical Results
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