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The Origins, Dynamics, and Termination of the Cold War, 1942–91

Dale C. Copeland

in Economic Interdependence and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the relative causal importance of economic interdependence and changes in commercial expectations which led to the ups and downs of Cold War history. It seeks to rectify the ... More


The Sino-Soviet Split and Problems for the United States in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, 1956–64

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Sino-Soviet split and its implications for the United States' policies in Asia, Europe, and the Americas during the period 1956–1964. Coordination and comity in the ... More


China, Russia, and the Taiwan Issue: The View from Moscow

Jeanne L. Wilson

in The Future of China-Russia Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125633
eISBN:
9780813135359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125633.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores Russia's views on Taiwan. It investigates Russian foreign policy toward the China–Taiwan issue. The first section sets forward a chronological account of Russia's interactions ... More


The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Craig Daigle

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this analysis of the origins of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War, the text draws on documents only recently made available to show how the war resulted not only from tension and competing ... More


Bombs and Back Channels

Jussi Hanhimäki

in The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Back channels—confidential channels of communication between two countries' leaders—had been deemed necessary as ways of exchanging views and negotiating deals. February 1969 stands out as one of the ... More


Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Sergey Radchenko

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

This book explores the Asian dimension of Soviet foreign policy during the last decade of the Cold War. It discusses the origins of Soviet rapprochement with China and the reasons for stalemate in ... More


Tall in the Saddle: Reagan and the New Cold War

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines American President Ronald Reagan's efforts to end the Cold War during his second term from 1984 to 1989. During his first term in the White House, Reagan described the Soviet ... More


Lost Opportunities: Japan and the Soviet Union, 1982–87

Sergey Radchenko

in Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

Unhappy about Tokyo’s support of Ronald Reagan’s get-tough policies, the Soviet leaders briefly considered, though ultimately rejected, the incentive of territorial concessions to Japan. The Japanese ... More


Conclusion

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the accomplishments and achievements of Ronald Reagan as U.S. president. Reagan achieved many of the symbolic goals he had pledged to strive ... More


The Rise and Fall of Gorbachev’s Vision for Asia, 1985–89

Sergey Radchenko

in Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

Gorbachev was deeply committed to deepening Soviet relations with India as a central component of his Asian policy. He also hoped to bring India and China into a strategic triangle of subtly ... More


Keeping the ‘Outer Empire’ in Step with the CPSU: Gorbachev's Policy of Fraternal Party Alignment via the NPC 1987–88

Helen Hardman

in Gorbachev's export of Perestroika to Eastern Europe: Democratisation reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719079788
eISBN:
9781781706213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079788.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines how Gorbachev encouraged the fraternal regimes of CEE to convene their respective conferences, so that these parties would align with CPSU perestroika and establish party unity ... More


Toward Normalization of Relations

in The Kurillian Knot: A History of Japanese-Russian Border Negotiations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758352
eISBN:
9780804786829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758352.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter addresses the normalization of Soviet–Japanese relations. A Soviet delegation, headed by Andrey Gromyko, took part in the San Francisco Peace Conference, but left without signing the ... More


Vietnam’s Vietnam: Ending the Cambodian Quagmire, 1979–89

Sergey Radchenko

in Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

This chapter discusses the international dimensions of Vietnam’s occupation of Cambodia, especially the evolution of the Soviet policy toward the Indochina conflict in the course of the 1980s. ... More


Equation with Many Variables: Soviet-Japanese Relations, 1990–91

Sergey Radchenko

in Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

In 1990–91 Japanese politician Ozawa Ichiro attempted to solve the territorial deadlock in Soviet-Japanese relations by effectively buying the islands from the USSR. This chapter describes how he ... More


Gas, Petrochemicals, and Nuclear Energy

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0015
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Iranian-Soviet relations took a turn for the worse after the Bilateral Agreement was signed between Iran and the United States on 5 March 1959. When the agreement on gas was signed with the Soviet ... More


Decentring US sports diplomacy: the 1980 Moscow boycott through contemporary Asian–African perspectives*

Joseph Eaton (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The chapter reevaluates the 1980 boycott of the Moscow summer games, challenging the conventional wisdom that that boycott was a failure. Historians of sport and diplomacy have usually studied the ... More


Tokyo’s Miscalculation, 1988–89

Sergey Radchenko

in Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

In 1988–89 the Soviet leadership tried to break the deadlock in relations with Japan. To do so, Gorbachev and his Foreign Minister, Eduard Shevardnadze, appeared willing to discuss Japan’s ... More


Consolidating Federal Party Unity at the LCY Conference, May 1988

Helen Hardman

in Gorbachev's export of Perestroika to Eastern Europe: Democratisation reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719079788
eISBN:
9781781706213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079788.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This LCY conference leadership convened the conference in 1988 to revive what had become a largely impotent federal power, to try to preserve Yugoslav unity by re-establishing federal party control ... More


‘They used Americana, all painted and polished, to make the enormous impression they did’: selling the Reagan revolution through the 1984 Olympic Games1

Umberto Tulli

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The chapter aims at investigating the role of the Reagan administration in organizing the Games. Contrary to previous understanding, which tend to dismiss federal government involvment in the ... More


Planning and Implementing Military Government in Austria, 1943–1946

Walter M. Hudson

in Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy after World War II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160979
eISBN:
9780813165448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160979.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 6 focuses on the Austrian occupation. Less studied than the more famous occupations of Germany, Japan, and Korea, the American occupation in Austria, especially during 1945–1946, proved ... More


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