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Taking Charge of the New World Disorder

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/9780190875374.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Chapter 4 focuses on Madeleine Albright’s contributions to the two Clinton administrations of the 1990s. As UN ambassador and the first woman secretary of state, she sought practical ways to solve ... More


The Lion's Den at Foggy Bottom: Act I: The Seiple Years (1998–2000)

Thomas F. Farr

in World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179958
eISBN:
9780199869749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179958.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Robert Seiple, a Republican evangelical, was chosen by President William Clinton to lead his administration's religious freedom initiative. Initially the administration hoped that Seiple's ... More


Kosovo, 1998–99: Reassuring the Generals with Nato’s Buy-In

Stefano Recchia

in Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452918
eISBN:
9781501701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452918.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses the implications of the NATO member states' bombing campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. The United States contributed the majority of the military hardware and ... More


Shattered Plans 1993

David Scheffer

in The Sit Room: In the Theater of War and Peace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190860639
eISBN:
9780190860660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860639.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The year 1993 never got close to a peaceful settlement of the Balkans conflict despite the United Nations, European, and American attempts to achieve one. The siege of Sarajevo had begun in 1992 ... More


Leadership

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the ways in which several top UN officials handled the Rwanda crisis: Kofi Annan and Iqbal Riza in DPKO, James Jonah and Marrack Goulding in DPA, Jacques-Roger Booh Booh and ... More


Ethnic Cleansing Wins 1994

David Scheffer

in The Sit Room: In the Theater of War and Peace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190860639
eISBN:
9780190860660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860639.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

During 1994, tactics in the Situation Room over America’s role in the Balkans were plagued by procrastination, fear of the unknown, and a futile search for alternatives to bold action. A 1994 journey ... More


Introduction: II: Early and Late Prevention, the Costs of Violence, Evil and Goodness

Ervin Staub

in Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the early and late prevention of mass violence, the concepts of evil and goodness, and the knowledge base for this book. It also describes the elements of the report by a ... More


The Sit Room: In the Theater of War and Peace

David Scheffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190860639
eISBN:
9780190860660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860639.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Sit Room brings you into the secretive Situation Room of the White House, the most important deliberative room in the world, during the early 1990s when the author was one of the policymakers who ... More


Security Council

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the decision-making process of the Security Council on Rwanda and considers its most visible conundrum: why did states unanimously decide to reduce UNAMIR in late April 1994, ... More


To Stay or Not to Stay January–June 1995

David Scheffer

in The Sit Room: In the Theater of War and Peace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190860639
eISBN:
9780190860660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860639.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The four-month cessation of hostilities agreement took effect in January 1995. There was tension between expanding UNPROFOR and the UNPROFOR withdrawal option known as OPLAN 40104. The Deputies and ... More


Forging Peace September–December 1995

David Scheffer

in The Sit Room: In the Theater of War and Peace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190860639
eISBN:
9780190860660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860639.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The final months of the search for peace in Bosnia and Croatia left everyone scrambling to reach the next stage of diplomatic and military engagement. Richard Holbrooke reported no progress. The ... More


Finally, Diplomacy Backed by Force July–August 1995

David Scheffer

in The Sit Room: In the Theater of War and Peace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190860639
eISBN:
9780190860660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860639.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In July 1995 genocide in Srebrenica led to efforts to forge a new peace plan. The Principals received a “Bosnia Endgame Strategy” paper, which proposed shoring up UNPROFOR, pushing for a political ... More


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

Sylvia Bashevkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190875374
eISBN:
9780190875404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

What is known about women’s participation as decision-makers in international affairs? Is it fair to assume, as many observers do, that female elites will mirror the relatively pacifist preferences ... More


Kosovo: Not Perfect, but Tolerable

Brendan R. Gallagher

in The Day After: Why America Wins the War but Loses the Peace

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739620
eISBN:
9781501739637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739620.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores how Kosovo planning took shape from August 1998 through June 1999, how we performed the three postwar planning tasks, and finally, why we were able to tackle these tasks ... More


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