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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


The War in Afghanistan (1979–1986)

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/9780691181769.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the end of the Cold War and external involvement in Afghanistan. On the Soviet side, the December 1979 invasion was preceded by six months of covert involvement in ... More


Conclusion

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/9780691181769.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the key empirical findings and address extension of the basic argument to cyberconflict and violence within states (i.e., civil wars, terrorism). A consistent theme of the ... More


Small Bioweapons Programs and the Constraints of Covertness

Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley

in Barriers to Bioweapons: The Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452888
eISBN:
9780801471933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452888.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter argues that achieving covertness in a bioweapons program can be likened to a double-edged sword: though it can shield an illicit program from outside scrutiny while the program seeks the ... More


Facets of Legal Translation Performance

Juliette R. Scott

in Legal Translation Outsourced

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In Chapter 2, the performance of legal translation is analysed, seen as a negotiation and informed, inter alia, by comparative law, genre theory and functionalism, from four perspectives: ... More


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