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Getting to the Table: The Diplomatic Perils of the Exchange of Notes

Brian C. Rathbun

in Diplomacy's Value: Creating Security in 1920s Europe and the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453182
eISBN:
9780801455063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453182.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter studies how the French and German governments, both dealing with domestic constraints, exchanged a number of formal notes whose contents could have broken off negotiations. Under ... More


Setting the Table: German Reassurance, British Brokering, and French Understanding

Brian C. Rathbun

in Diplomacy's Value: Creating Security in 1920s Europe and the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453182
eISBN:
9780801455063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453182.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter demonstrates how France in 1924 was still preoccupied with security and terrified of Germany, while the possibility of a Franco–British alliance threatened a further deterioration of the ... More


Turning the Tables: Reparations, Early Evacuation, and the Hague Conference

Brian C. Rathbun

in Diplomacy's Value: Creating Security in 1920s Europe and the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453182
eISBN:
9780801455063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453182.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes how the French and Germans found it difficult to capitalize on the new spirit of Locarno following the return to power of the French right. The dynamics among the three ... More


The Algerian Civil War and the 1977 Protocols Additional

Helen M. Kinsella

in The Image before the Weapon: A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449031
eISBN:
9780801460784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449031.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses another treaty of the laws of war influential to the principle of distinction: the 1977 Protocols Additional to the 1949 Conventions. In this case, the conduct of the wars of ... More


“Les Jeux Sont Faits”: 1893 France

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

in Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter showcases how French decision-makers adapted to a fall in rank by decreasing foreign policy costs to overhaul domestic institutions and that leaders that strayed into adventurism abroad ... More


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