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Rethinking Mediation During Contested Regime Transformation and Episodes of Mobilization

Elisa Tarnaala

in Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the ways in which structural condition such as political institutions, historical legacies and economic realities shape the limits of what is possible in mediation and resulting ... More


Iraq—Win the Battle, Lose the War

Spencer D. Bakich

in Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Iraq War was a mixed outcome for the United States: a military success but diplomatic failure. Militarily, America sought the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime with a minimal amount of combat ... More


Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa

Frédéric Volpi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190642921
eISBN:
9780190848491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642921.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book analyses how the Arab uprisings, the sudden wave of leaderless protests that broke out in 2011, could produce regime change in a region until then characterized by authoritarian resilience. ... More


Secularism, Pluralism and Liberalism in Indonesian Muslim Contexts

Carool Kersten

in Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247775
eISBN:
9780190638528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247775.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sketches the contours of the political and intellectual contexts in which contemporary Islamic thinking in Post-Suharto Indonesia has evolved. It discusses the final years of Suharto’s ... More


What Can Data Drawn from the Hansen-Nielsen Inventory Tell Us about Political Transitions in Ancient Greece?

Robert K. Fleck and F. Andrew Hanssen

in Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421775
eISBN:
9781474449519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421775.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Most of the democratic transitions that have occurred in human history took place in ancient Greece. Thanks to Mogens Hansen’s and Thomas Nielsen’s monumental Inventory of Archaic and Classical ... More


Introduction

Ibrahim Fraihat

in Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the inherent complexity of the transition process that follows regime change. It finds that polarization can stem from pre-regime issues, repression of the now-defunct regime, ... More


Introduction

Ariane M. Tabatabai

in No Conquest, No Defeat: Iran's National Security Strategy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197534601
eISBN:
9780197554586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534601.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Introduction lays out the groundwork for the book. It introduces the topic and the author’s argument, provides an overview of the problem at hand, and surveys the existing literature. The book ... More


The War Begins—And NATO Thinks About It

Rob Weighill and Florence Gaub

in The Cauldron: NATO's Campaign in Libya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190916220
eISBN:
9780190943196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916220.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter describes the start of the US-led coalition intervention (Odyssey Dawn) as the prelude to NATO involvement, aimed at reducing Gaddafi’s combat forces, especially his air defences, ... More


Libya

Ibrahim Fraihat

in Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 1 focuses on Libya’s transition following the eight-month revolution against Colonel Muammar Qaddafi in 2011 that ended his 42-year reign. It finds that Libya has since been plagued by ... More


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