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The Demands of the Crown

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.01
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter analyses the different areas in which the Crown made demands upon the City. The most obvious demand was for financial help, but the Crown also sought military aid from the city and ... More


South Vietnam

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/9780813142081.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter Two describes the experiences of Ira Hunt in his position as USSAG deputy commander, specifically the development of the U.S. military’s understanding of both allied (RVNAF) and communist ... More


The Duties of the Army

Geoffrey Marshall

in Constitutional Conventions: The Rules and Forms of Political Accountability

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762027
eISBN:
9780191695179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762027.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides a historical account on the use and duties of the army by dividing it into three periods: the pre-1914 period, the inter-war period, and the post-1945 period. The author first ... More


The Foundation: Education, Development, and the Tenuous Path of the 1950s

Matthew K. Shannon

in Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713132
eISBN:
9781501709708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713132.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyses the efforts by the U.S. government and non-governmental organizations to establish educational programs and networks for Iranian students. It demonstrates how, on the one hand, ... More


The Neutrality Conundrum

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/9780801454486.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explains that although the United States had assisted in the withdrawal of the Kuomintang (KMT) troops, the American objective of preventing communist domination of Burma remained fully ... More


Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Andrew Mertha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452659
eISBN:
9780801470738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452659.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

When the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia in 1975, they inherited a war-ravaged and internationally isolated country. Pol Pot's government espoused the rhetoric of self-reliance, but Democratic ... More


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

James R. Stocker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700774
eISBN:
9781501704154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700774.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the history of diplomatic relations between the United States and Lebanon during a transformational period for Lebanon and a time of dynamic changes in U.S. policy toward the ... More


Some Problems of Responsibility

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the problems of responsibility for forms of ‘indirect aggression’. Charges of ‘aggression’ are often based on allegations of military aid to, and control over, rebels in a ... More


Dk Pushback and Military Institutional Integrity

Andrew Mertha

in Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452659
eISBN:
9780801470738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452659.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter presents the first of three case studies driving the argument of this book, namely that Chinese influence was largely insignificant when it came to shaping Democratic Kampuchea (DK) ... More


Learning How to Lobby: How the United States Fought the Exiles

Jose V. Fuentecilla

in Fighting from a Distance: How Filipino Exiles Helped Topple a Dictator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037580
eISBN:
9780252095092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037580.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the lobbying efforts of political exiles. Marcos and his military establishment were essential to the considerable U.S. interests in the Philippines. In turn, Marcos' military ... 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


The Destroyer-Bases Agreement and the Century Group

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the development of the Century Group, which reflected yet another strand of American internationalism. As early as May 15, 1940, Winston Churchill appealed to Franklin ... More


The Crucible of Southern Vietnamese Nationalism and America’s Cold War

Jessica M. Chapman

in Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the rise of nationalism in South Vietnam within the context of the Cold War. On February 1, 1950, a U.S. State Department working group articulated the logic for providing ... 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


Taxing America

Justin du Rivage

in Revolution Against Empire: Taxes, Politics, and the Origins of American Independence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300214246
eISBN:
9780300227659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214246.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter tackles the questions over how best to reconcile the demands of colonial defense with the interests of the British Empire. Americans had repeatedly demanded British military aid, raised ... More


Negotiations in the Offing?

Piero Gleijeses

in Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469609683.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the Cuban withdrawal and Namibian independence talks that had been broken off to protest the Reagan administration's announcement that it was extending military aid to UNITA. ... More


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