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Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Jennifer M. Welsh (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issue of humanitarian intervention has generated one of the most heated debates in international relations over the past decade, for both theorists and practitioners. At its heart is the alleged ... More


Transatlantic Drift: The Present and the Future

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:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Discusses the transatlantic drift (or split) that has occurred between the US and Western Europe since the election of George W. Bush in December 2000, and the attack on the World Trade Centre in New ... More


The Afghanistan War, 2001–?

James H. Lebovic

in Planning to Fail: The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190935320
eISBN:
9780190937263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935320.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the September 11, 2001 attack by al-Qaeda terrorists on the World Trade Center, the Bush administration conceded to decisional bias. It committed to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan ... More


Recruiting a Volunteer Force in Wartime

Melissa T. Brown

in Enlisting Masculinity: The Construction of Gender in US Military Recruiting Advertising during the All-Volunteer Force

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842827
eISBN:
9780199933105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842827.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 takes up the question of how the gendered constructions of military service developed by each branch are altered by the context of actual war fighting. It examines how the Iraq War and ... More


Canada–US Relations and the War on Terror

von Hlatky Stéfanie

in American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673681
eISBN:
9780191756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673681.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 shows that Canadian decision-makers prudently assess US expectations in order to determine the type of military commitment to make in times of war. To the extent that American requests were ... More


Exceeding Expectations: The UK and the War on Terror

von Hlatky Stéfanie

in American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673681
eISBN:
9780191756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673681.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the case study analysis for the UK, detailing the nature of its military commitments during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. An underlying assumption for British ... More


Australia: Regional Power, Global War

von Hlatky Stéfanie

in American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673681
eISBN:
9780191756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673681.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 introduces the Australian case study. It shows that there is an expectation of mutual support between Australia and the US, but that Australia has traditionally opted for a low ... More


American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry

Stéfanie von Hlatky

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673681
eISBN:
9780191756207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673681.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book focuses on military cooperation between the United States and its allies in times of war and asks: why are allies so unpredictable? It shows that alliance demands related to military ... More


The Military Peace Movement

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter opens showing the heartbreak behind the military peace movement and then lays out its theoretical and informational context. Briefly describes the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (with ... More


Insider–Outsiders: From Warriors to War Protestors

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Military peace movement members were outsiders in both the military and the peace movement because they tried to be connected to both, but they believe that this combined identity enhanced the ... More


Managing and Deploying the Insider–Outsider Identity

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Activists strategically deployed their combined military/peace identities in order to attract attention, demonstrate legitimacy, reframe “patriotism” and “troop support” in ways that promoted peace, ... More


Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Lisa Leitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a window into an intriguing and previously unexamined segment of the anti-Iraq War movement comprised of veterans and military families. The book documents important political and ... More


Introduction: Why are Allies so Unpredictable?

von Hlatky Stéfanie

in American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673681
eISBN:
9780191756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673681.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can secondary states hope to gain in the US global alliance network? Allies benefit from American extended deterrence but are sometimes called upon to make military contributions when the US ... More


Joining the Military Peace Movement: Risky Business

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Embedded in a wide spectrum of military-identified organizations critical of U.S. government policies, the military peace movement had four main organizations. Activists within these faced greater ... More


Conclusion One War Ends, Another War Continues

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Although the Iraq War ended, the military peace movement continues organizing to stop the over-extension of the military and better address the traumas facing servicemembers returned from war. The ... More


Epilogue

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/9780813142081.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The Epilogue relates the Conflict in Vietnam with the Afghanistan War, arguing that there are lessons to be learned from the defeats of South Vietnam and Cambodia that can be applied current U.S. ... More


Conclusion: Overcoming the Great Asymmetry

von Hlatky Stéfanie

in American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673681
eISBN:
9780191756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673681.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter provides an overview of the book's main findings. It highlights the importance of domestic constraints in foreign policy decision making for democratic allies. Decisions on ... More


The Loss of Normal: Ten Years as a U.S. Navy Physician Since 9/11

Russell B. Carr

in The Therapist in Mourning: From the Faraway Nearby

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156998
eISBN:
9780231534604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156998.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In this chapter, the author relates his experience as a military psychiatrist during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He writes about feeling isolated and set apart from his civilian counterparts. ... More


Planning to Fail: The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

James H. Lebovic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190935320
eISBN:
9780190937263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935320.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The US wars in Vietnam (1965–1973), Iraq (2003–2011), and Afghanistan (2001–present) stand out for their endurance, resource investment, human cost, and common decisional failings. Despite its ... More


How Did the Experts Do?

William C. Wohlforth

in In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the dilemmas of decision making in uncertain times. It first considers the scholarship on expert evaluation before discussing academic policy advice on the Afghanistan War, the ... More


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