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Interventions and Firestorms

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the American government's intervention in the revolution in Mexico. The U.S. government decided to intervene after American interests in Mexico suffered major losses to the ... More


Fighting Third World Nationalism: Iran, Vietnam, and Chile

Atul Kohli

in Imperialism and the Developing World: How Britain and the United States Shaped the Global Periphery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190069629
eISBN:
9780190069650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069629.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes American interventions in the developing world during the Cold War. While a struggle against communism provided the context of the interventions in Iran, Vietnam, and Chile, the ... More


Introduction: The Franco-American Alliance and Vietnam

Kathryn C. Statler

in Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124407
eISBN:
9780813134772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124407.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter discusses the American intervention in Vietnam, which began with an alliance known as the Franco-American alliance. It looks at the events that led to the formation of this ... More


The United States, Great Britain, and the Sakiet Crisis

Irwin M. Wall

in France, the United States, and the Algerian War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225343
eISBN:
9780520925687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225343.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the collaboration between the United States and Great Britain in dealing with the Sakiet crisis. It suggests that the French bombardment of the Sakiet Sidi Youssef on the ... More


When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

Austin Sarat and Nasser Hussain (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741399
eISBN:
9780814786567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741399.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Recent controversies surrounding the war on terror and American intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought rule of law rhetoric to a fevered pitch. While President Barack Obama has repeatedly ... More


Polarized and Demobilized: Legacies of Authoritarianism in Palestine

Dana El Kurd

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190095864
eISBN:
9780197520758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095864.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

After the 1994 Oslo Accords, Palestinians were hopeful that an end to the Israeli occupation was within reach, and that a state would be theirs by 1999. With this promise, international powers became ... More


Introduction: Delayed Statehood; Palestine Before and After the Oslo Accords

Dana El Kurd

in Polarized and Demobilized: Legacies of Authoritarianism in Palestine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190095864
eISBN:
9780197520758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095864.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Introduction gives an overview of the state of Palestinian politics before and after the Oslo Accords. It sets up the argument of the remainder of the book that international, and particularly ... More


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