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Beyond the Cold War?

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the end of the Cold War. The Americans were often noted to be very familiar with the Cold War and thus, some observers were ambivalent about its seemingly imminent demise in ... More


Beyond the War on Terror

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite some serious differences, the US has managed to maintain good relations with Russia. Nevertheless, the US must remain wary of the growing antidemocratic trend in Russia over the past five ... More


The Rule of Law and China

Francis Fukuyama

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the difference in the rule of law between the West and China. It focuses on the China model, which has been remarkably successful in promoting economic growth and managing the ... More


The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Jonathan Colman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on recently declassified documents as well as some of the latest published research, this book provides a fresh general account of President Johnson's handling of US foreign relations. It ... More


Two Adversaries: The Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers American policies towards the Soviet Union and communist China, examining among other things the impact of the Sino-Soviet ‘split’. Despite the Vietnam War, the failure to ... More


The Post-American Century

Carl Pedersen

in Obama's America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638949
eISBN:
9780748672059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638949.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The history and future of American global power can be divided into two major phases with a brief interregnum: the American Century, the Next American Century, and the Post-American Century. One of ... More


The China Rule and the China “Threat”

Hugo Meijer

in Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Chapter 10 investigates the making of a key decision in the 2000s, the so-called “China Rule”, which established, on the one hand, more stringent controls on a limited number of sensitive ... More


Military and Diplomatic Defeat in the Korean War

Spencer D. Bakich

in Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the Korean War, the U.S. attempted to “roll back” communism on the Korean Peninsula by seeking the destruction of North Korea in the fall of 1950. By widening its war aims from the restoration of ... More


The Vietnam War, Little Consolation

Spencer D. Bakich

in Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the Vietnam War, the U.S. sought to preserve the viability of a noncommunist South Vietnam. America waged a ground campaign in South Vietnam and an air campaign, “Rolling Thunder,” over North ... More


Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Hugo Meijer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

In light of the intertwining logics of military competition and economic interdependence at play in US-China relations, this book examines how the United States has balanced its potentially ... More


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