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John Foster Dulles' Nuclear Schizophrenia

Neal Rosendorf

in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

John Foster Dulles’ thinking over the issue of nuclear weapons was inconsistent. He registered strong disapproval on moral grounds of the atomic bombing of Japan and warned of the dangerous precedent ... More


Firearms, Bullets, and Analogous Projectiles

William H. Boothby

in Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the lawfulness of firearms and of the bullets and other projectiles they fire. The early rule prohibiting explosive bullets and the degree of its modern relevance are ... More


Chemical weapons and false hierarchies

Michelle Bentley

in Syria and the Chemical Weapons Taboo: Exploiting the Forbidden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526104717
eISBN:
9781526120861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104717.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter 5 analyses the ways in which the taboo has had a detrimental impact on the Syrian conflict. In particular, it focuses on the how specific weapons are perceived within a conflict, where the ... More


Non-International Armed Conflict

William H. Boothby

in Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There are differences in the application of the law of armed conflict as between international armed conflict and non-international armed conflict. This chapter addresses such differences that also ... More


War and Public Health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book has two main purposes. The first is to provide a systemic survey of information on the direct and indirect consequences of war on public health and the roles that health professionals and ... More


North Korea and Syria: A Long and Ongoing History of Military Trade

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

North Korea has been proliferating chemical weapons, ballistic missiles, conventional arms, advisers, trainers, engineers, and technicians for a variety of projects to Syria for many years. While, in ... More


North Korea and Military Proliferation to Iran: Pyongyang’s Most Important Customer

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Evidence of Pyongyang’s arms sales to Iran begins with the evidence that North Korea has been proliferating conventional and unconventional weapons to Iran since the early 1980s. Since that time, ... More


Conclusions and Policy Implications

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter addresses policy recommendations and also summarizes and assesses the results of the research presented in this book, results that have the potential to be useful to policy makers, the ... More


Iraq’s Struggle against International Supervision (1991–2003)

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0037
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with Iraq’s struggle between the years 1991-2003, against the international supervision by the UN Special Commission (UNSCOM) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that ... More


North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book analyzes what and to whom North Korea provides arms, how it skirts sanctions, and how its activities can be best contained. For many years, North Korean proliferation to both state and ... More


North Korean Proliferation on the African Continent

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

There are so many countries in Africa that North Korea provides goods and services to that space does not permit the listing of all its activities there. In this chapter, the focus will be on the ... More


Informal Adaptation: Non-Parties and the Mine Ban Treaty

Adam Bower

in Norms Without the Great Powers: International Law and Changing Social Standards in World Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789871
eISBN:
9780191831522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789871.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Mine Ban Treaty (MBT) enjoys extensive membership but a number of major military powers—including China, India, Iran, Israel, Pakistan, Russia, and the United States—have refused to join. This ... More


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