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The Fall and Revival of Coercive Diplomacy: Security Partnerships and Sino-American Security Relations, 1972–2009

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how, in the post-Cold War era, the United States' alignment with Taiwan and alliance with Japan again have figured prominently among issues affecting U.S.-China security ... More


Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger

Harvey Molotch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163581
eISBN:
9781400852338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163581.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The inspections we put up with at airport gates and the endless warnings we get at train stations, on buses, and all the rest are the way we encounter the vast apparatus of U.S. security. Like the ... More


From Counterinsurgency to State-Sanctioned Terror: Waging the Cold War in Latin America

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details the 1976 Argentine coup d’état. When the commanders of the three branches of the Argentine service announced the inauguration of the “National Reorganization Process,” few ... More


Indicators of Soviet Intentions and the End of the Cold War, 1985–88

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159157
eISBN:
9781400850419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159157.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the indicators used by the Reagan administration to assess the intentions of the Soviet Union between 1985 and 1988. Ronald Reagan assumed the presidency in 1981 after an ... More


Missiles, in Human Form: Cuba and the Specter of Foreign Subversion in America

Teishan A. Latner

in Cuban Revolution in America: Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469635460
eISBN:
9781469635484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635460.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Two examines efforts by the FBI, CIA, local law enforcement, and U.S. politicians to portray travel to Cuba by American dissidents as a threat to U.S. national security. Alleging covert Cuban ... More


American Biodefense: How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security

Frank L. III Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452710
eISBN:
9780801455162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452710.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Biological weapons have threatened U.S. national security since at least World War II. Historically, however, the U.S. military has neglected research, development, acquisition, and doctrine for ... More


Harmonizing the Regulation of Financial Advisers

Arthur B. Laby

in The Market for Retirement Financial Advice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683772
eISBN:
9780191763359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683772.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

When buying stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other securities, individuals seeking advice typically turn to broker-dealers or investment advisers before they invest. In many cases, brokers and ... More


Winning Weapons: A-Bombs, H-Bombs, International Control, 1946–1953

Shane J. Maddock

in Nuclear Apartheid: The Quest for American Atomic Supremacy from World War II to the Present

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833551
eISBN:
9781469604220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895849_maddock.7
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter studies the origins and failure of America's first nonproliferation proposal, the Baruch Plan, and the Truman administration's abandonment of nonproliferation from 1949 to 1953. It ... More


The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

William Michael Schmidli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the first quarter-century of the Cold War, upholding human rights was rarely a priority in U.S. policy toward Latin America. Seeking to protect U.S. national security, American policymakers ... More


Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Kenneth D. Garbade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The market for U.S. Treasury securities is a marvel of modern finance. In 2009 the Treasury auctioned $8.2 trillion of new securities, ranging from four-day bills to thirty-year bonds, in 283 ... More


Introduction

Seth Jacobs

in The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801445477
eISBN:
9780801464041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801445477.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the relationship between Laos and U.S. policy. The U.S. policy toward Laos under Dwight Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy shaped America’s approach to ... More


The Distributional Effects of an Investment-based Social Security System

Martin Feldstein and Jeffrey B. Liebman

in The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241067
eISBN:
9780226241890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241890.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the distributional effect of a change from the existing pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) U.S. Social Security system to one that combines both PAYGO and investment-based elements. The ... More


Cold War Monks: Buddhism and America's Secret Strategy in Southeast Asia

Eugene Ford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218565
eISBN:
9780300231281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218565.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How did the U.S. government make use of a “Buddhist policy” in Southeast Asia during the Cold War despite the American principle that the state should not meddle with religion? To answer this ... More


Corporatist Cabinets and the Emergence of the “1955 System,” 1955–1972

Brian Woodall

in Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145013
eISBN:
9780813145327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145013.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter traces the evolution of Japan’s cabinet system in the first years of the “1955 System,” during which time a seniority system for cabinet ministers became established. Because Liberal ... More


Out of the Blue Yonder: The Transfer of Systems Thinking from the Pentagon to the Great Society, 1961–1965

David R. Jardini

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The present chapter explores RAND’s development of analytical management techniques for military purposes and the diffusion of these methodologies from the military context into broader social ... More


Cheerleader-in-Chief

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451508
eISBN:
9780801467936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451508.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Eisenhower's televised efforts to “calm” the American public after the Sputnik launch. He gave a series of nationally televised speeches on science and national security, ... More


BCCI

John Acacia

in Clark Clifford: The Wise Man of Washington

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125510
eISBN:
9780813135304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125510.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

Clark Clifford had spent the better part of a lifetime cultivating and living off his reputation, and he had become one of the most powerful and respected men in Washington. Unfortunately for ... More


The National Security Challenge

Stephen J. Schulhofer

in More Essential than Ever: The Fourth Amendment in the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195392128
eISBN:
9780190259761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195392128.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the national security issues in the implementation of the requirements of the Fourth Amendment in the U.S. It discusses the complexities of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ... More


Lineages of the Left: Death and Reincarnation of a Revolutionary Ideal

Setsu Shigematsu

in Scream from the Shadows: The Women's Liberation Movement in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667581
eISBN:
9781452946931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667581.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the deaths of Kanba Michiko, Tokoro Mitsuko, and Kaneko Michiyo, which marked the turbulent years of the Japanese movement “New Left”. It analyzes the deep contradictions and ... More


China, Communists, and Other Insurgents

Kenton Clymer

in A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454486
eISBN:
9781501701023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454486.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the larger question for American policymakers across Asia: how best to withstand the expansion of “international communism.” American policy was formalized in May 1951 with ... More


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