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From Bad to Worse: The United States and Western Europe, 1977–1984

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Gives an account of the worsening relations between the US and Western Europe during the Carter and Reagan administrations of 1977–1984. Jimmy Carter took over as President of the US with the best of ... More


The End of the Cold War and Cooperation in the End, 1984–1993

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Charts the changes that occurred in American–Western European relations during the years of the Reagan and Bush administrations of 1984–1993, which marked a change in the Cold War (largely as a ... More


Iron Triangles Go Global: The 1982 Debt Crisis and End of the Cold War

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the debt stage in the relationship between Congress and the IMF and World Bank that was triggered by the external shocks of the 1982 Mexican default, subsequent Latin ... 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


The End of Empire?

C. T. Sandars

in America’s Overseas Garrisons: The Leasehold Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296874
eISBN:
9780191685293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296874.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the weakening of the leasehold empire of the U.S. during the mid-1980s. Analysts consider the gradual erosion of the exceptional position occupied by the U.S. since 1945 as ... More


The 1980s: Developing Hostility and the Origins of the Islamic Republic’s Nuclear Programme

Steven Hurst

in The United States and the Iranian Nuclear Programme: A Critical History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748682638
eISBN:
9781474453912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682638.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chronologically, Chapter Two focuses on the 1980s, but the main theme of the chapter is the development of mutual antipathy between Iran and the United States. This development is traced through an ... More


Paving the Way for Reagan

Laurence R. Jurdem

in Paving the Way for Reagan: The Influence of Conservative Media on US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175843
eISBN:
9780813175874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175843.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction puts forward the basic thesis of the book that the three publications discussed played a key role in crafting a particular ideology in the area of foreign policy. These ideas created ... More


Cuban Americans and US Cuba Policy

Lisandro Pérez

in Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the Cuban diaspora have played a major role in shaping US foreign policy toward their homeland. Although the population of Cuban Americans in the United States comprises ... More


Cuban-Americans: Carter and the Cuban American Committee (CAC); Reagan and the Cuban American National Foundation (CANF)

Nadejda K Marinova

in Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) Country: How Host States Use Diasporas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190623418
eISBN:
9780190623432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623418.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on two organizations on opposite ends of the Cuban-American spectrum. The Carter administration utilized the Cuban American Committee to provide favorable public relations for ... More


Hawk in the Cold War Twilight

Sylvia Bashevkin

in Women as Foreign Policy Leaders: National Security and Gender Politics in Superpower America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190875374
eISBN:
9780190875404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875374.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Chapter 3 considers Jeane Kirkpatrick’s influence during the early 1980s as the first woman ambassador from the United States to the United Nations. Kirkpatrick built a reputation as an outspoken ... More


Transforming Conflicts, 1969–1988

Louis Kriesberg

in Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

This chapter examines American engagements in several foreign conflicts as they underwent great changes in intensity during the administrations of presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Reagan. ... More


USA–Soviet Union, 1985–1989

Nicholas J. Wheeler

in Trusting Enemies: Interpersonal Relationships in International Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199696475
eISBN:
9780191835599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199696475.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 focuses on US–Soviet interactions 1985–90. The end of the cold war is hotly debated, with competing explanations in IR, including trust-based ones. However, none of these explanations ... More


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