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French Sources of Supply

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 7, the author describes the various sources of supply available to the French forces, including local production and procurement, purchases on the world market, and the delivery of ... More


Supplying Repression: Military, CIA, and FBI Links

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In order to bind the worlds of Cubans and North Americans, the U.S. Military and intelligence links together with Batista's administration to try to join political, economic, and cultural ties. U.S. ... More


The Vietnam War (1964–1968)

Austin Carson

in Secret Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181769
eISBN:
9780691184241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181769.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the covert side of the Vietnam War. Secrecy famously helped Richard Nixon cope with dovish domestic opposition toward the end of the war. In contrast, the chapter highlights ... More


Eisenhower and Dulles Exploit U.S. Dominance in Vietnam

Gareth Porter

in Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239487
eISBN:
9780520940406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239487.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides a reinterpretation of the Dwight Eisenhower administration's policy toward Vietnam before and after the Geneva Accords of 1954. It illustrates how the imbalance of power created ... More


Kilsoo Haan and “Constructive Americanism”: The Ethnicization of Korean Immigrant Nationalism, 1931–45

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

This chapter examines the political activities of the relatively obscure nationalist Kilsoo Haan. Through what he called “constructive Americanism,” Haan believed Koreans on the U.S. mainland and ... More


North Vietnamese Policy under the American Threat

Gareth Porter

in Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239487
eISBN:
9780520940406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239487.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the role of the global and regional balance of power in the evolution of North Vietnam's strategy in the South from 1954–1965. It illustrates how North Vietnamese concern about ... More


Introduction—Gulf National Security and the Politics of Basing

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides a theoretical and strategic overview of the U.S. military basing presence in the Gulf from the Second World War to the present. It lays a framework for examining the history of ... More


Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Steve Estes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831151
eISBN:
9781469604770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889855_estes
Subject:
History, Military History

“Don't Ask, Don't Tell” was the directive of President Bill Clinton's 1993 military policy regarding gay and lesbian soldiers. This official silence continued a collective amnesia about the patriotic ... More


Supplying War

Adam Moore

in Empire's Labor: The Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742170
eISBN:
9781501716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter begins by explaining logistics spaces and labor involved in supporting overseas operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa. It also identifies logistics spaces and labor as two ... More


Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

C. Christine Fair and Sumit Ganguly (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After America's Iraq adventure devolved into a debacle, a chorus of commentators and analysts noted that the U.S. military had no plan to fight a counterinsurgency campaign. Given the failure of ... More


Military Contracting, Foreign Workers, and War

Adam Moore

in Empire's Labor: The Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742170
eISBN:
9781501716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742170.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter outlines the scale and scope of privatized military work in the present day and compares this with earlier practices of contracting by the U.S. military. It explains the rise of ... More


Moscow’s Quest for a Privileged Role

Alexander Cooley

in Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199929825
eISBN:
9780199950485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929825.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 examines the strategic evolution and dilemmas of Russia, the region's former imperial power and continued privileged partner. The chapter analyzes Moscow's broad range of levers of ... More


Bosnia, 1992–95 : Keeping the U.S. Military from “Owning” It

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/9780801452918.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how the U.S. military leaders' reluctance to intervene in Bosnia between 1992 and 1995 played a crucial role in keeping American policy on a steady multilateral track. It shows ... 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


Sexual Labor and the U.S. Military Empire: Comparative Analysis of Europe and East Asia

Seungsook Moon

in Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871254
eISBN:
9781479822843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871254.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses reports about the U.S. military authorities and owners of entertainment clubs catering to American soldiers in the city of P'yŏngt'aek, as well as reports that described ... More


Environmental Effects of U.S. Military Security: Gendered Experiences from the Philippines, South Korea, and Japan

Gwyn Kirk

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter contributes to a small but growing body of feminist analysis that links militarism and environmental issues. It explores the work of community organizations in the Philippines, South ... More


From Camp Followers to a Global Army of Labor

Adam Moore

in Empire's Labor: The Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742170
eISBN:
9781501716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742170.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter provides an overview of colonial and client state relations between the United States and the Philippines in the twentieth century. It reviews the related history of reliance on Filipino ... More


Dark Routes

Adam Moore

in Empire's Labor: The Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742170
eISBN:
9781501716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742170.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the trafficking of South and Southeast Asian workers, and the “backdoor” or underground recruitment of Filipino labor following the introduction of travel bans to Iraq and ... More


I Tano’ i Chamorro/Chamorro Land: Situating Sustainabilities through Spatial Justice and Cultural Perpetuation

Michael Lujan Bevacqua and Isa Ua Ceallaigh Bowman

in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In 2009, the U.S. Department of Defense announced its intention to drastically increase their military presence on the island of Guam. Although this “military buildup” was predicted to cause severe ... More


Mission Creep: The U.S. Military’s Counterdrug Role in the Americas

Adam Isacson

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the role of the U.S. military in the war on drugs and provides a critical analysis of counternarcotic strategies. The chapter examines the changing role of the military from the ... More


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