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42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry, and Russell L. Riley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801454066
eISBN:
9781501706202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book uses hundreds of hours of newly opened interviews and other sources to illuminate the life and times of Bill Clinton. Combining the authoritative perspective of these inside accounts with ... More


After the Cold War: Wilsonianism Resurgent?

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the United States's Wilsonianism in the post-Cold War era, first under George H. W. Bush and then under Bill Clinton. It considers how Bush, who became president as the Soviet ... More


The American Connection, 1966–1998

David Brundage

in Irish Nationalists in America: The Politics of Exile, 1798–1998

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195331776
eISBN:
9780199378166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331776.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

The chapter focuses on the dramatic resurgence of Irish American nationalism in response to the Northern Irish Troubles. After examining the roots of the violent conflict in Northern Ireland and the ... More


American Politics in the 1990s and 2000s

Dominic Sandbrook

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Dominic Sandbrook traces the roots of the political debates of the 1990s and 2000s to the ascendancy of Ronald Reagan between 1981 and 1988. He argues that American politics during ... More


Authorization for the Use of Force and Aristide's Return, December 1993-October 1994

David Malone

in Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the events surrounding Aristide's return to Haiti. It also describes the role of the UNSC and the United States in the authorization for the use of force to restore democratic ... More


The Awakening: Irish-America's Key Role in the Irish Peace Process

Niall O'dowd

in The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland: Peace Lectures from the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310652
eISBN:
9781846314155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314155.007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents an insider's account of the Irish peace process. The author, as editor of the main Irish–American newspaper, The Irish Voice, was dismayed at attitudes in Ireland as well as ... More


The Ban

Steve Estes

in Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831151
eISBN:
9781469604770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889855_estes.11
Subject:
History, Military History

The official ban on openly gay and lesbian military service involves a policy that has continually evolved, best exemplified by the passage of “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” under President Bill Clinton. ... More


Before and After the Cold War

Elizabeth N. Saunders

in Leaders at War: How Presidents Shape Military Interventions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449222
eISBN:
9780801460999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449222.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines U.S. intervention decision making before and after the Cold War, from the early twentieth century to the so-called “modern interwar years,” between the fall of the Berlin Wall ... More


Bill Clinton: Sin, Atonement, and Repairing the Breach

Gary Scott Smith

in Religion in the Oval Office: The Religious Lives of American Presidents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391394
eISBN:
9780199391424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391394.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The faith of Bill Clinton is difficult to decipher. He professed to have been “born again” as a youth, frequently testified that his faith was important to him, attended church regularly as ... More


Bill Clinton

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on one of the most controversial presidents of the twentieth century, Bill Clinton. Political scandals notwithstanding, all agree that Clinton's intelligence and knowledge of ... More


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