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Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

John Gaddis, Philip Gordon, Ernest May, and Jonathan Rosenberg (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book aims to promote debate about John Mueller's thesis that questions whether nuclear weapons had revolutionary effects in international relations. By bringing together evidence of how ten Cold ... More


The Nuclear Education of Nikita Khrushchev

Vladislav M. Zubok and Hope M. Harrison

in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Khrushchev was the first Soviet leader to realize that nuclear bipolarity dictated permanent ’peaceful coexistence’ between two antagonistic social systems. Although he never abandoned the idea of ... More


The Deal

David R. Gibson

in Talk at the Brink: Deliberation and Decision during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151311
eISBN:
9781400842438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151311.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter is concerned with the discussions about Khrushchev's two proposals: to remove the missiles in return for a U.S. pledge not to invade Cuba, and to remove them on the condition that the ... More


The Sino-Soviet Split and Problems for the United States in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, 1956–64

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Sino-Soviet split and its implications for the United States' policies in Asia, Europe, and the Americas during the period 1956–1964. Coordination and comity in the ... More


Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958

Ted Hopf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858484
eISBN:
9780199933426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858484.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

General answers are hard to imagine for the puzzling questions that are raised by Soviet relations with the world in the early years of the Cold War. Why was Moscow more frightened by the Marshall ... More


Israel and the Soviet Union prior to the Suez Crisis (1953–56)

Joseph Heller

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103826
eISBN:
9781526120915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103826.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows the inexorable deterioration of Soviet-Israel relations. The first Soviet veto demonstrated that whatever Israel did to improve relations, the Kremlin image of Israel was fixed as ... More


Soviet–Israeli relations after the Suez War (1956–61)

Joseph Heller

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103826
eISBN:
9781526120915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103826.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The aftermath of the Sinai campaign found Israel increasingly fearful the Soviets would fulfil their threats, while Israel was without any security guarantee from the west. Ben-Gurion explained to ... More


Was Johnson the ‘father’ of the US–Israeli alliance?: the Memorandum of Understanding (1964–65)

Joseph Heller

in The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103826
eISBN:
9781526120915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103826.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how Israel persuaded the US to initiate the ‘memorandum of understanding’ which changed Israel’s deterrent capabilities. First, Israel insisted that the balance of power had ... More


Liberation without Contraception?: The Rise of the Abortion Empire and Pronatalism in Socialist and Postsocialist Russia

Mie Nakachi

in Reproductive States: Global Perspectives on the Invention and Implementation of Population Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199311071
eISBN:
9780190245627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311071.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The Soviet Union introduced some of the world’s most progressive policies to advance women’s positions in both private and public spheres. One such policy was the legalization of 1920, making ... More


Sino-Indian Conflict and the Sino-Soviet Alliance

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Uprising in Tibet led Mao to identify, incorrectly, Jawaharlal Nehru as instigator of that revolt. Sino-Indian relations began to deteriorate. A simmering territorial dispute emerged into public, ... More


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