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The History of Oil and International Affairs

Andrew T. Price-Smith

in Oil, Illiberalism, and War: An Analysis of Energy and US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029063
eISBN:
9780262327527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029063.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, Price-Smith discusses the relationship between energy flows and the evolution of civilization. He analyses the historical influence of oil on the conduct of US foreign affairs, ... More


Chaotic epic: Samuel Huntington’s The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order revisited

James Dunkerley

in American Foreign Policy: Studies in Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116505
eISBN:
9781526128515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116505.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As a core interpretative text of the immediate post-Cold War period, The Clash of Civilizations acquired an almost infamous status amongst liberal circles on account of a perceived melange of ... More


Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Hugo Meijer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

In light of the intertwining logics of military competition and economic interdependence at play in US-China relations, this book examines how the United States has balanced its potentially ... More


American Foreign Policy: Studies in Intellectual History

Jean-Francois Drolet and James Dunkerley (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116505
eISBN:
9781526128515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book brings together international relations scholars, political theorists, and historians to reflect on the intellectual history of American foreign policy since the late nineteenth century. It ... More


Introduction

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

in The Road to Iraq: The Making of a Neoconservative War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748693023
eISBN:
9781474406086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693023.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter introduces readers to the key players who shaped the Iraq war policy. It identifies these individuals through the specific role each played in selling the war. It notes that they ... More


North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Walter C., Jr. Clemens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With more than twenty-five million citizens, a secretive totalitarian dictatorship, and active nuclear and ballistic missile weapons programs, North Korea presents some of the world’s most difficult ... More


Carl Schmitt and the American century

Jean-François Drolet

in American Foreign Policy: Studies in Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116505
eISBN:
9781526128515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116505.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the past two decades or so, the German jurist and political theorist Carl Schmitt (1888-1985) has been read both as a mediated source of intellectual influence on the American political ... More


The Road to Iraq: The Making of a Neoconservative War

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748693023
eISBN:
9781474406086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693023.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Road to Iraq is an empirical investigation that explains the causes of the Iraq War, identifies its main agents, and demonstrates how the war was sold to decision makers and by decision makers to ... More


Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Asa McKercher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190605056
eISBN:
9780190605087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605056.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

John F. Kennedy’s thousand days as president coincided not only with the crisis years of the Cold War, but also with the most fractious period in the Canada–United States relationship since the War ... More


Realist exceptionalism: philosophy, politics and foreign policy in America’s ‘second modernity’

Vibeke Schou Tjalve and Michael C. Williams

in American Foreign Policy: Studies in Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116505
eISBN:
9781526128515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116505.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Vibeke Schou Tjalve and Michael C. Williams reflect on one of the most persistent and controversial themes in the intellectual history of US foreign policy: American exceptionalism. But the ... More


How One Korea Became Two

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clemens explains that the U.S did little to help Korea become an independent and united member of the world community. However, when the North invaded the South in 1950, US forces led the fight ... More


Facing Up to Evil

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Chapter Eight, Clemens asks whether or not we should negotiate with individuals and groups we regard as evil and if evil is real. He then goes on to examine three ways to view humanity: that ... More


The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Benedict Wilkinson and James Gow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Art of Creating Power explores the intellectual thought and wider impact — on military affairs, politics and the universities — of Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world’s leading ... More


US Public Diplomacy and the Media in the Middle East

Philip Seib

in Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The chapter examines US public diplomacy in the Middle East, with asides about other nations’ efforts. The US-centric approach is featured for several reasons. Although the involvement of the United ... More


How Korea Became Japan

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter three begins with the discussion of the struggle for outside influence over Korea by China, Japan, Russia, and other countries during the second half of the nineteenth century and how the US ... More


Why Care about North Korea?

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In chapter one, Clemens discusses the Responsibility to Protect and how it pertains to North Korea. Clemens also discusses North Korea’s challenges to regional and global security. For more than six ... More


How a Civil War Became Global

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter five provides a more in-depth look at the separation of Korea. Clemens discusses how the partition left the peninsula with two governments, each determined to unify all Koreans under its rule ... More


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