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Britain and the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

David James Gill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786584
eISBN:
9780804788588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786584.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on primary sources from both sides of the Atlantic, Britain and the Bomb explores how economic, political, and strategic considerations have shaped British nuclear diplomacy. The book ... More


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

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748682638
eISBN:
9781474453912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682638.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The United States, Iran and the Bomb provides the first comprehensive analysis of the US-Iranian nuclear relationship from its origins through to the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ... More


Nuclear Weapons Policy in the Context of Détente and Arms Control

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the political aspects of European security. It focuses on the implications of different interests of Alliance partners for efforts to achieve détente and arms control regimes. ... More


Introduction

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

After more than three years of diplomatic negotiations, India and the United States signed a nuclear pact in October 2008. The agreement, which allows civilian nuclear trade between the two ... More


America's Engagement with a ‘Nuclear’ India

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Both India and the United States encountered stiff resistance to their civilian nuclear energy cooperation agreement. For President George W. Bush, the challenge was to reconcile conflicting ... More


Introduction

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/9780748682638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the main questions the book seeks to address and the explanatory framework adopted. The key questions it sets out to answer are: What was Iran's nuclear ambition? Why did the ... More


The 1970s: The Nuclear Relationship under the Shah

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/9780748682638.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The main focus of the chapter is on the period between 1974 and 1978, when the Shah sought to accelerate Iran's nuclear programme, creating tensions with the USA. This short period witnessed the ... More


Freedom of Navigation in a Post 9/11 World: Security and Creeping Jurisdiction

Stuart Kaye

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The phrase ‘creeping jurisdiction’ has been applied by a number of publicists to the gradual extension of state jurisdiction offshore in the law of the sea through the course of the 20th century. ... More


Terrorism and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Natalie Klein

in Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the legal responses to threats to maritime security posed by terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD). By way of background, it first explores the adoption of the 1988 ... More


Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Ian Johnstone

in The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394931
eISBN:
9780199894543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394931.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The field of nuclear non-proliferation is in ferment. The existing regime is under considerable stress, facing challenges it was not designed for, like the threat of nuclear terrorism. The ferment is ... More


Nuclear Weapons and International Relations Since the End of the Cold War

David Holloway

in International Relations Since the End of the Cold War: New and Old Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666430
eISBN:
9780191745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666430.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the ways in which the nuclear danger has been redefined since the end of the Cold War and the efforts that have been made to strengthen the nuclear order. A global nuclear war ... More


China and Global Nuclear Order: From Estrangement to Active Engagement

Nicola Horsburgh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198706113
eISBN:
9780191775277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706113.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores China’s engagement with global nuclear order since 1949. Engagement refers to the process of creating, consolidating, and maintaining nuclear order by assessing the methods China ... More


Britain, Germany and the Non-Proliferation Treaty

Terry Macintyre

in Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70: NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076008
eISBN:
9781781701485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076008.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses Anglo-German relations in the context of the negotiations leading to the agreement reached between the United States, the Soviet Union and Britain, and ultimately by Germany, ... More


Introduction

Jack I. Garvey

in Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199841271
eISBN:
9780199332649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841271.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter analyzes how the legal framework intended to ensure nonproliferation—the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), adopted in 1970—is failing to contain the evolution and ... More


Elements of an Effective Counterproliferation Architecture

Jack I. Garvey

in Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199841271
eISBN:
9780199332649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841271.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the elements of an effective counterproliferation architecture. It discusses contemporary nuclear forensics capability; expanded deterrence; the legal and institutional ... More


Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA): a.k.a. Ecstasy

Jerrold Winter

in Our Love Affair with Drugs: The History, the Science, the Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190051464
eISBN:
9780197559451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051464.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

As these words are written, the chemical we will call MDMA is a Schedule I drug. This means that MDMA (a) has no currently accepted medical use, (b) no currently ... More


Constructing the Atlantic Nuclear Force

David James Gill

in Britain and the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786584
eISBN:
9780804788588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786584.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the development of nuclear sharing proposals between 1964 and 1967. Wilson oversaw the creation of the Atlantic Nuclear Force (ANF) as a more palatable replacement to the ... More


The Recurring Death of Nuclear Sharing

David James Gill

in Britain and the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786584
eISBN:
9780804788588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786584.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the multiple setbacks to nuclear sharing. Once Wilson had secured approval from the cabinet and US president Lyndon Johnson to pursue his proposal for the ANF, progress swiftly ... More


Cooperation as Consultation

David James Gill

in Britain and the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786584
eISBN:
9780804788588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786584.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the emergence of non-physical measures of cooperation in British nuclear diplomacy between 1965 and 1967. Despite initial reservations, the Labour government ultimately welcomed ... More


Proliferation Politics

David James Gill

in Britain and the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786584
eISBN:
9780804788588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786584.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the later stages of the British government’s pursuit of a nuclear non-proliferation treaty. By 1967, a desire for entry into the EEC had become a major influence on the content ... More


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