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    Reasons for the Bay of Pigs Invasion Failure

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    Conduct an Internet or library search for information on "The Bay of Pigs Invasion." Discuss the failure of the invasion in terms of bounded awareness. In your opinion, what caused the poor decisions to be made? Could focalism and/or focusing illusion have played a part in this failure? If so, how?

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    In terms of bounded awareness, the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion gives us a classic illustration of how a military operation, or any other operation, can result in a devastating failure, when key planners of operation are analyzing the situation with bounded awareness instead of an overall and all-encompassing awareness of the totality of the situation. The bounded awareness of the key ...