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Weapons Inspector: UNSCOM, UNMOVIC and the Disarming of Iraq

David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199278572
eISBN:
9780191604119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278571.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the disarmament of Iraq following the First Gulf War. Disarmament controlled by inspections and monitoring was the cornerstone of the vision set out for Iraq by SCR 687 in 1991. ... More


Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Philip Towle

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Enforced disarmament has often been ignored by historians, diplomats, and strategic analysts. Yet the democracies have imposed some measure of disarmament on their enemies after every major victory ... More


The Myth of Triumphalism: Rethinking President Reagan's Cold War Legacy

Beth A. Fischer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178172
eISBN:
9780813178189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178172.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Virtually no one anticipated the ending of the Cold War. Understanding how this long-standing conflict was peacefully resolved can give us insight into how to conclude other seemingly intractable ... More


Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Daniel H. Joyner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty has proven the most complicated and controversial of all arms control treaties, both in principle and in practice. Statements of nuclear-weapon States from ... More


The Practical Agenda

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This final chapter considers what action might be taken, short of the at-best-distant abolitionist goal, to constrain the risks and costs and to optimize the peace-maintaining contribution of nuclear ... More


Proliferation

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers why the spread of nuclear weapons to new possessors has been generally recognized as dangerous, and then notes the array of instruments, centred upon the 1968 Nuclear ... More


Introduction

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the book. This book is a thesis driven text which applies the rules of treaty interpretation in international law to produce a so-called ‘holistic ... More


Resilient Liberal International Practices

Emanuel Adler

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the integrative force of resilient liberal practices. It acknowledges that liberal order is in crisis, but asserts that liberal internationalism's permanent crisis is a source ... More


Introduction

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Disarmament and arms control are firmly associated in the public mind with efforts to maintain international peace through compromise and negotiation. However, there is a much older type of ... More


Nuclear Weapons

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/9780199569946.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the issues surrounding nuclear weapons. It starts by noting the statements made by the NATO states when they ratified AP1 and reference is made to the declared position of the ... More


The Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the origins of the nuclear Nnon-proliferation regime. The NPT was opened for signature on July 1, 1968 at Washington, London, and Moscow. It was signed that first day by the ... More


Toward a Theory of Peace: The Role of Moral Beliefs

Randall Caroline Watson Forsberg

Matthew Evangelista and Neta C. Crawford (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501744358
eISBN:
9781501744365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501744358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Military analyst, peace activist, teacher, and social theorist, the author of this book (1943–2007) founded the Nuclear Freeze campaign and the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies. This ... More


To Deter: Cold War

István Hargittai

in The Martians of Science: Five Physicists Who Changed the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178456
eISBN:
9780199787012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178456.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The period of Cold War started almost immediately after World War II, and by then, the Martians had become authorities in utilizing science for creating new weapons. In the United States, a feeling ... More


‘A Genuine and Energetic League of Nations Policy’: Lord Robert Cecil and the Treaty of Mutual Assistance, 1922–1923

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The success of the League was widely seen as depending on its formulating a scheme for international disarmament. Lloyd George had this in the back of his mind when offering a security treaty to ... More


Napoleonic Disarmament

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Dunkirk and the fortresses on the Russo–Ottoman border were demilitarized in eighteenth-century peace treaties because of the dominating part played by such fortifications in the warfare of the ... More


The Crimean War and the Demilitarization of the Black Sea

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The Crimean War of 1854–1856 was prolonged for almost a year by Britain's determination to banish Russian naval power from the Black Sea. Like most forced disarmament measures after limited wars, ... More


The Disarmament of Germany after the First World War

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

After the First World War, the democratic nations tried for the first time in the modern period to impose far-reaching disarmament measures on their enemies. These were not the limited defensive ... More


The Disarmament of Central Europe

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

At the end of the First World War, the Austro-Hungarian Empire disintegrated, leaving a power vacuum in Central Europe. For the first time, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Yugoslavia, and Hungary became ... More


The Disarmament of Vichy France

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Forced disarmament has often been a preliminary to the destruction or subjugation of a defeated nation. Had Napoleon Bonaparte not been defeated, the disarmament of Prussia and Austria would have led ... More


Allied War Aims and Disarmament in the Second World War and Afterwards

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The heterogeneous alliance that defeated the Axis states in the Second World War was united by its determination to demand the unconditional surrender of the enemy powers and to prevent their ... More


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