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Resolution 1441 (2002) and the Invasion of Iraq

Marc Weller

in Iraq and the Use of Force in International Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199595303
eISBN:
9780191595769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595303.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter outlines the events leading up to US military action against Iraq. It argues that the overall impact of this episode on the international system and the rules on the use of force were, ... More


Mobilisation in exile

Laura Jeffery

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter describes the mobilisation of Chagos islanders in Mauritius. Chagossian groups have historically been united concerning their desired ends, with a shared focus on compensation and the ... More


A Disagreeable, Hard, and Dangerous Fact

William J. Rust

in So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144764
eISBN:
9780813145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144764.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the military and political consequences of Royal Lao army defeats in central and northwestern Laos in January 1962, which revealed serious weaknesses in Phoumi's forces, ... More


No red lines: the question of western military intervention

Christopher Phillips

in The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter analyses the question of western intervention and why no state deployed its military to bring about regime change in Syria. It explores why the Syria conflict attracted so little direct ... More


“Not a Happy Omen” (1954)

William J. Rust

in Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167428
eISBN:
9780813167435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167428.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Although Western delegates to the Geneva conference in 1954 to restore peace in Indochina thought that Vietnam posed the most difficult military and political challenges, issues related to Cambodia ... More


“Definite Political Problems” (1960–1961)

William J. Rust

in Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167428
eISBN:
9780813167435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167428.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

In the fall of 1960, the US national security bureaucracy tried to develop a military aid program for Cambodia that would be sufficiently large to forestall a request by Sihanouk for similar ... More


Monsters in the Machine: Science Fiction Film and the Militarization of America after World War II

Steffen Hantke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496805652
eISBN:
9781496805690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805652.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During the 1950s and early 1960s, the American film industry produced a distinct cycle of films situated on the boundary between horror and science fiction. Using the familiar imagery of science ... More


Descent into chaos: stalemate and the rise of ISIS

Christopher Phillips

in The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at why the US and other states had chosen to intervene in eastern Syria after 2014, following the rise of ISIS. It explores the fragmentation of Syria and considers how other ... More


Movies and Memorials

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter defines the serious Hollywood war film of the post-Vietnam era within industry, genre, visual style, and reception history. These movies engage seriously with historical fact from the ... More


From Demilitarization to Remilitarization: External and Internal Pressures on Japanese Security Policy

Glenn D. Hook

in Demilitarization in the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037894
eISBN:
9780252095153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037894.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the transition from demilitarization to remilitarization following Japan's defeat in war and foreign occupation from 1945 to 1952. It focuses on the external and internal ... More


Preserving National Strength in a Period of Fiscal Restraint

Cindy Williams

in Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190611477
eISBN:
9780190611514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611477.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Sequestration, economic crisis, and the ends of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have already significantly reduced the US defense budget from its peak in 2010, and in the face of the growing ... More


No Easy Prey

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0019
Subject:
History, Political History

MPRI, hired to assist the Federation Army with training, encounters considerable interference from the US military and NATO as the company deploys to Bosnia. Turkey, Germany, and others agree to help ... More


The Iraq War

Guy Westwell

in Parallel Lines: Post-9/11 American Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172035
eISBN:
9780231850728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172035.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the films that represent the war in Iraq. Iraq in Fragments, which depicts the war from an Iraqi perspective, invites viewers to question preconceptions of the Iraq War as a ... More


Prosecuting in the Military

Timothy C. MacDonnell

in The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844807
eISBN:
9780190260033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844807.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the history and structure of US military justice and the prosecutorial role within this system in order to understand why military prosecutors have not become more like their ... More


The Demise of the War Bride: Korea, Vietnam, and Beyond

Susan Zeiger

in Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797174
eISBN:
9780814797488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797174.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter shows how the Cold War had defined the shifting cultural dynamics in the interracial relationships of American soldiers, thus signalling the end of the war bride as a cultural ... More


Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq

J. Martin Daughtry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199361496
eISBN:
9780199361533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361496.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book studies the centrality of listening to the experience of modern warfare. Based on years of ethnographic interviews with US military service members and Iraqi civilians, as well as on direct ... More


Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution

Jana Lipman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255395
eISBN:
9780520942370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Guantánamo has become a symbol of what has gone wrong in the War on Terror. Yet Guantánamo is more than a U.S. naval base and prison in Cuba, it is a town, and our military occupation there has ... More


Sonic Campaigns

J. Martin Daughtry

in Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199361496
eISBN:
9780199361533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361496.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter interrogates the interrelationships between sound and violence, arguing that they can be productively imagined as essentially commingled terms, each manifest within the other as constant ... More


Mapping a Political Network: The Anticommunist Spider Web

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the significance of the Anticommunist Spider Web to anticommunism. Members of the Anticommunist Spider Web formed a conspiracy against democracy that was far more influential ... More


Military Privatization and the Gendered Politics of Sacrifice

Bianca Baggiarini

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores how military and security privatization alters gendered sacrificial violence, particularly in relation to postmodern wars. Building on feminist critical security studies, it ... More


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