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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


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


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


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


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


The United States, Part 1: Trapped by the NSC-68 Mindset

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/9780804762694.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the interacting dynamics of information and entrapment obstacles in United States decisions about prosecuting and ending the Korean War. The Truman governing coalition expanded ... More


China: Trapped by a Hawkish Ally

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/9780804762694.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter reviews Chinese decision-making in Korean War through the lens of the entrapment obstacle. It argues that the Chinese government's policy goals shifted to modernizing and creating a ... More


Interacting Domestic Coalitions in Bargains for Peace

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/9780804762694.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter pays attention to the strategic interaction between the belligerents in the Korean War termination bargaining process. It argues that the timing of war termination depended upon the ... 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


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