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The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Michael F. Cairo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite the appearance of familiar faces in both Bush administrations, significant differences existed between the foreign policies of George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. The Gulf refers to these ... More


War and Its Aftermath

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Continuing from the previous chapter, this chapter examines George H.W. Bush’s and George W. Bush’s decisions related to the course and conclusion of the Persian Gulf War and Operation Iraqi Freedom. ... More


George H. W. Bush: “One Nation under God”

Gary Scott Smith

in Religion in the Oval Office: The Religious Lives of American Presidents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391394
eISBN:
9780199391424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391394.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

George H. W. Bush was raised in a devout Episcopalian family and remained affiliated with this denomination for almost all his life. However, Bush’s theology and social policies had more in common ... More


Iraq: The Twenty Years’ War

John Tirman

in The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America's Wars

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195381214
eISBN:
9780190252373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195381214.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the consequences of America's invasion of Iraq in 2003, particularly the death of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and the displacement of millions of others. It considers the ... More


Mountain Storm: Counterinsurgency and the Air-Ground Task Force as a Microcosm of Marine Landpower Projection

Paul Westermeyer and Mark Balboni

in Landpower in the Long War: Projecting Force After 9/11

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177571
eISBN:
9780813177588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177571.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses Marine Corps force structure and operations during the Global War on Terrorism with a focus on conducting expeditionary operations. Limited changes to Marine Corps structure ... More


Invading Iraq

Wallace J. Thies

in Why Containment Works: Power, Proliferation, and Preventive War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749483
eISBN:
9781501749506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749483.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates the positions taken and the arguments made by observers of Saddam Hussein's Iraq during the decade-long interval between the end of Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and the start ... More


‘The Lawyers’ War’: Slow Violence in Iraq

Craig Jones

in The War Lawyers: The United States, Israel, and Juridical Warfare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198842927
eISBN:
9780191878824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842927.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the involvement of military lawyers in the planning and conduct of the US-led First Gulf War in 1990–1991. Contrary to representations of the First Gulf War as one of the ... More


Kicking Vietnam Syndrome

Michael W. Hankins

in Flying Camelot: The F-15, the F-16, and the Weaponization of Fighter Pilot Nostalgia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760655
eISBN:
9781501760679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760655.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on how the new doctrines and technologies developed after Vietnam were put to the test in Iraq in 1991. Operation Desert Storm was based on extensive use of the technologies and ... More


Enemies Abroad

in Us Against Them: Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226435701
eISBN:
9780226435725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435725.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which investigates whether ethnocentrism predisposes Americans to lend their support to policies of confrontation and violence against outside enemies, analyzes ethnocentrism in the ... More


Tito’s Yugoslavia and after: Communism, post-Communism, and the war in Croatia

Macdonald David Bruce

in Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064661
eISBN:
9781781700198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064661.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores Communism, post-Communism, and the war in Croatia during Josip Broz Tito's regime and analyses Serbian and Croatian nationalist interpretations of the Yugoslav period, during ... More


Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Pesach Malovany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book describes the history of the Iraqi Army from its establishment in 1921 until its collapse in 2003 in the war against the Coalition Forces, the core of which was a highly intensive 24-year ... More


General Gotovina: A Controversial Acquittal

Theodor Meron

in Standing Up for Justice: The Challenges of Trying Atrocity Crimes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198863434
eISBN:
9780191895852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863434.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the controversial acquittal of General Ante Gotovina. The events giving rise to this case occurred between July and September 1995. During that time, Croatia initiated a ... More


Iraq: Fighting for Market Power

Stephen E. Gent and Mark J. C. Crescenzi

in Market Power Politics: War, Institutions, and Strategic Delay in World Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197529805
eISBN:
9780197529843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529805.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the motivation to establish market power in the oil export market influenced Saddam Hussein’s decision to invade Kuwait in 1990. In the wake of the costly Iran-Iraq war, ... More


Territorial Integrity

Gerard Toal

in Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190253301
eISBN:
9780197559567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190253301.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

On the Evening of August 7, 2008, Inal Pliyev was working late at his office in the center of Tskhinval(i). A former journalist, Pliyev was head of communications for the self-declared South ... 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


Manned Aerial Bombing

Neil C. Renic

in Asymmetric Killing: Risk Avoidance, Just War, and the Warrior Ethos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198851462
eISBN:
9780191886065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851462.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the asymmetry-challenge of manned aerial bombing. It first provides a historical overview of the practice, beginning in the nineteenth century and concluding with the 1999 ... More


The Broadway Melody of 1991

Kevin Winkler

in Everything is Choreography: The Musical Theater of Tommy Tune

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190090739
eISBN:
9780190090760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090739.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

The Will Rogers Follies was Tune’s most opulent show, far different from the sleek, stylized minimalism of his recent musicals, with a score by Cy Coleman (music) and Betty Comden and Adolph Green ... More


A Theory of Legitimate Defense

George P. Fletcher and Jens David Ohlin

in Defending Humanity: When Force is Justified and Why

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199757213
eISBN:
9780190260248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199757213.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on Article 51 of the UN Charter concerning self-defense and examines the concept of legitimate defense. It discusses the concept legitimate defense as an extensive interpretation ... More


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