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Proliferation of Informal Groups in the Post‐Bipolar Era

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the question of why informal groups of states proliferated in the post-Cold war era. It argues that the proliferation of groups of friends and contact groups must be analyzed in ... More


Order versus Justice: An American Foreign Policy Dilemma

John Lewis Gaddis

in Order and Justice in International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251209
eISBN:
9780191599293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251207.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Gaddis primarily focuses on US dilemmas over the relationship between order and justice throughout the twentieth century. He argues that from the time of Theodore Roosevelt to that of Richard M. ... More


Explaining Cooperation in Post–Cold War Military Interventions

Sarah E. Kreps

in Coalitions of Convenience: United States Military Interventions after the Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199753796
eISBN:
9780199827152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753796.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops the argument, drawing on theories of cooperation to develop the two main factors critical to whether states cooperate in times of war: time horizon and operational commitment. ... More


The Legacy of 1989 and 1990

Mary Elise Sarotte

in 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter looks at the legacy of the contest of 1989 and 1990. The legacy of 1989–90 shows the power of chance and contingency. At many points, all state leaders, superpower and ... More


Creating Post–Cold War Europe: 1989 and the Architecture of Order

Mary Elise Sarotte

in 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter describes how, for roughly a year following the collapse of the old order in November 1989, various groups of actors competed and struggled vigorously to re-create order in ... More


From Reshaping to Resizing a Failing State? the Case of the Congo/Zaïre

Thomas M. Callaghy

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Thomas Callaghy applies Lustick's theory of institutionalization and deinstitutionalization to Zaïre under the dictatorship of Mobutu Sese Seko, and the subsequent conflict under Laurent Kabila. He ... More


1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Mary Elise Sarotte

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on the world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from ... More


The Successor to Containment

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the attempts that Bill Clinton, George W. Bush's successor, conducted to meet the challenge of shaping foreign policy in a post-Cold War world. Clinton's strategy, which was ... More


Whither Foreign Policy?

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the possible replacement for containment. Even as enlargement crumbled, other developments in Bill Clinton's on-the-job education in foreign policy cast doubt on the ... More


Legitimacy after the Cold War

Ian Clark

in Legitimacy in International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199219193
eISBN:
9780191717734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219193.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sketches the theoretical terrain to be reviewed in the remainder of the book in order to trace what has been happening to international legitimacy since the end of the Cold War. The ... More


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