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Conclusion

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/9780691142609.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the historical and theoretical lessons highlighted by the book. It shows how disorganization and discord in alliance politics has made the maintenance of peace through coercive ... More


Alliance Problems, Signaling, and Escalation of Asian Conflict

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/9780691142609.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines two intrawar deterrence failures in Korea in late summer and fall 1950, both of which were related to alliance politics. It shows that lack of coordination and mistrust in the ... More


Introduction: Churchill, World Politics, and The ‘Big Three’, 1874–1945

John W. Young

in Winston Churchill's Last Campaign: Britain and the Cold War 1951–1955

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203674
eISBN:
9780191675942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses Winston Churchill's earlier career, his view of world politics, and the way he conducted alliance politics during the Second World War. These topics are examined ... More


Rising Regionalism: 1998–2007

Andrew Yeo

in Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503608443
eISBN:
9781503608801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608443.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 describes the rising phenomena of East Asian regionalism in the wake of the Asian financial crisis and demonstrates how debates between inclusive and exclusive variations of Asian ... More


Change and Continuity: 1989–1997

Andrew Yeo

in Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503608443
eISBN:
9781503608801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608443.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates elements of change and continuity in Asia’s regional architecture between the waning years of the Cold War and the Asian financial crisis. Despite the external shock of the ... More


Complex Patchwork: 2008–2017

Andrew Yeo

in Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503608443
eISBN:
9781503608801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608443.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates how the complex patchwork of overlapping institutions in Asia is largely a product of historical institutional processes. Between bilateralism and multilateralism, a variety ... 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


United Kingdom

Robert Johnson

in Comparative Grand Strategy: A Framework and Cases

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840848
eISBN:
9780191876745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840848.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Great Britain has been influenced strongly by its history, and its grand strategy is shaped by both this legacy and by shifting geopolitics. Nevertheless, it has adapted to these forces, adjusted to ... More


The About-Face: The American Mission and the Division of Korea

David P. Fields

in Foreign Friends: Syngman Rhee, American Exceptionalism, and the Division of Korea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177199
eISBN:
9780813177250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177199.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 5 explores Korean lobbying during World War II. Rhee managed to build on the notoriety he received in the 1920s, but also to adapt his message to take advantage of the anxieties and ambitions ... More


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