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Interminable Truce Talks

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the start of armistice negotiations in the summer of 1951, the Korean War entered a new phase. This chapter explores how officials formulated an information campaign during months of complex and ... More


Le Chemin de la Paix, 1577–1579

MARK GREENGRASS

in Governing Passions: Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576-1585

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199214907
eISBN:
9780191706561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214907.003.04
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

There was a rhythm to reformation initiatives in the French state in the later 16th century which was imposed by successive attempts to pacify its religious divisions. The peace settlement that was ... More


A Ceasefire, Not a Truce

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The resolution provided by the Riyadh and Cairo summit conferences for the Lebanese conflict provided welcome relief for the PLO, but left its mainstream leadership facing a triangle of interrelated ... More


Explaining the Intractability of the Conflict

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides an analysis of the failed peace initiatives which accompanied the fighting, and explains why the Irish civil war did not result in a negotiated peace. A process of ideological ... More


French Surrender in 1940: Soldiers, Commanders, Civilians

Martin S. Alexander

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

French surrender in 1940 is typically written as a misleading narrative of wholesale collapse. This chapter re-assesses the surrenders in a variety of sites, scales and contexts: by disorientated ... More


Nakhon Phanom

Ira A. Hunt

in Losing Vietnam: How America Abandoned Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813142081
eISBN:
9780813142449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142081.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The opening chapter provides a background of the atmosphere after the Agreement in Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam, also known as the ceasefire agreement. Most Americans assumed this ... More


The Stalled Peace Process

Stanley Wolpert

in India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266773
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266773.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

In December 2003, Prime Minister Atul Bihari Vajpayee met General Pervez Musharraf on the eve of their annual session of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation in Islamabad, agreeing to ... More


Continuity and Change in Islamist Political Thought and Behavior: the Transformations of Armed Islamist Movements in Egypt and Algeria

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The “historical leadership” in July 1997, of al-Jama'a al-Islamiya — the largest armed Islamist movement in Egypt during the 1980s and 1990s — declared a unilateral ceasefire. The declaration ran ... More


The Shanghai Incident: After Hostilities

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0019
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the after-hostilities of the Shanghai Incident. It explains that the sudden cessation of serious fighting in early March 1932 by no means ended the Shanghai Incident because ... More


Former prisoners and societal reconstruction

Peter Shirlow, Jonathan Tonge, James McAuley, and Catherine McGlynn

in Abandoning Historical Conflict?: Former Political Prisoners and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080111
eISBN:
9781781703038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080111.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The 1998 Good Friday Agreement laid down procedures for the accelerated release of prisoners affiliated to groups that had committed to a ‘complete and unequivocal ceasefire’ and acknowledged the ... More


Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

G. H. Peiris

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book examines the political vicissitudes of Sri Lanka since the initiation of the ceasefire in December 2001. The ceasefire sought to end the violent confrontation between the Liberation Tigers ... More


The Kurdish problem

Amikam Nachmani

in Turkey: Facing a New Millennium: Coping with Intertwined Conflicts

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063701
eISBN:
9781781700389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063701.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the Kurdish problem and the victory Turkey gained over the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), describing the guerrilla and terror campaigns launched by the PKK after 1984 that ... More


Once More a Rebel

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

When Arie Ben Eliezer, Menachem Begin's deputy and confidant in Herut, died of cancer in January 1970, Begin found himself with no more old allies. As a result, he decided to retire once again, ... More


Disturbing Potential: The United States and the Renewed Conflict

James R. Stocker

in Spheres of Intervention: US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700774
eISBN:
9781501704154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700774.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the United States's reaction to the outbreak of the Lebanese Civil War in 1975–1976. During the fist eight months following the outbreak of the civil war, the U.S. government ... More


From Jus In Bello to Jus Post Bellum: When do Non-International Armed Conflicts End?

Rogier Bartels

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses how to identify the moment when the law dealing with situations of armed conflict (jus in bello or international humanitarian law) ceases to apply and makes way for the law ... More


Introduction

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In December 2001, a ceasefire was initiated to put an end to the brutal war that has been going on for years between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE/Tigers) and the security forces of the ... More


A Dialogue with the Tigers Realities and Illusions

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the political and economic conditions that paved the way for the declaration of a ceasefire by the government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in ... More


Peace Initiatives Constraints and Contradictions

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter covers the events and trends of the first twelve months of the ceasefire agreement between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The idea of ... More


Confrontations and Conciliation Efforts *

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter covers the twelve-month period from April 2003 during which major transformations occurred in the political configurations, both of the government of Sri Lanka with its dichotomous power ... More


The Liberation Tigers in Crisis *

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Those engaged in efforts to establish a Tamil-dominated sovereign nation state in Sri Lanka at some point of time in the future believe that its geopolitical survival and economic viability would ... More


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