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The Chinese Space Program: From Turbulent Past to Promising Future

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the development of China's national space program. Unlike Japan and the western nations, China failed to fully industrialize and remained as an agricultural nation well into the ... More


Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

James Clay Moltz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book provides an in-depth policy analysis of Asia's fourteen leading space programs, concentrating especially on developments in China, Japan, India, and South Korea. It shows that, in contrast ... More


Military Space: Expanded Uses and New Risks

James Clay Moltz

in Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159128
eISBN:
9780231528177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159128.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores military-related challenges and opportunities in space. To date, most military space activities consist of support functions—that is, technologies that allow military forces on ... More


Japan’s Identity Crisis

Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder

in The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171700
eISBN:
9780231539289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171700.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explains the proper conception of Japanese national identity, how it manifests in policy, and why it matters. It provides information from polls regarding issues such as Japanese values, ... More


Reinvigorating Trilateralism

Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder

in The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171700
eISBN:
9780231539289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171700.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter presents suggestions for the United States regarding its alliances with South Korea and Japan and speculates about how the future will unfold. It provides evidence for the strength of ... More


“Learn to Write Well”: The China Hands and the Communist-ification of Diplomatic Reporting

Hannah Gurman

in The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158725
eISBN:
9780231530354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158725.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes how the principle of insider writing was used to understand the complexities of foreign policy. It follows the development of the diplomatic writing prowess of Foreign Service ... More


Paths to Peace: Domestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination and the Korean War

Elizabeth A. Stanley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762694
eISBN:
9780804772372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762694.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book begins by developing a theory about the domestic obstacles to making peace and the role played by shifts in states' governing coalitions in overcoming these obstacles. In particular, it ... More


Vaunted Hopes: Climate Change and the Unlikely Nuclear Renaissance

Joshua William Busby

in The Nuclear Renaissance and International Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804784177
eISBN:
9780804785303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784177.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes the relationship between global climate change and nuclear power development. Nuclear power is a possible solution to the problem of climate change because it is one of the few ... More


Conclusion—The GCC Today and Lessons Learned for the U.S. Military

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The conclusion assesses the current and future U.S. military Gulf presence following its Saudi departure, as well as the present challenges ushered in by regional violence since 2011. The U.S. ... More


The Korean States: Powerless Players in the Forgotten War

in Paths to Peace: Domestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination and the Korean War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762694
eISBN:
9780804772372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762694.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter addresses the timeline of the Korean War and explains why the Soviet Union, China, and the United States were the most significant belligerents in decisions about prosecuting and ending ... More


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