Executive Orders Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Executive Orders portrays a world in which political relationships among nations are rapidly changing. One way to begin discussing the novel would be to ask which of the changes in relationships are credible and which are improbable.

For instance, would India really be likely to want to drive the United States out of the Indian Ocean and to want to annex Australia? The invasion of Sri Lanka is taken from actual events: Does this mean Clancy's speculations about India's designs have validity?

For those who are interested in figuring out what makes a work of fiction tick, a discussion could begin with the question of the novel's genre. Is it a thriller the way The Huntfor Red October is a thriller, or has Clancy crossed the line between thriller and moved into science fiction?

1. Is Executive Orders a cautionary tale?

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