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Taking off the Gloves

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On June 5, 1947, George Marshall delivered a historic speech offering American aid to any European government willing to assist in the task of European recovery, and adding that any government which ... More


Objections to Aid

Garrett Cullity

in The Moral Demands of Affluence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199258116
eISBN:
9780191602221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258112.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Various arguments are often given for thinking that aid agencies do no overall good to the poor. The economic and political grounds for thinking this are surveyed in this chapter. It is argued that ... More


The Accords and British Reaction

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After successfully blocking United States economic aid to Spain for some time, President Harry S. Truman finally authorized credit for Spain, whittled down from the original proposal of $100 million ... More


The Economic Competition, 1962–1968

Gregg A. Brazinsky

in Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631707
eISBN:
9781469631721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The chapter argues that Beijing sought prestige rather than economic benefits through offering aid. Simply having aid programs signified that the PRC was an important power. American officials tried ... More


Volatility in Poland's Continuing Drama: Solidarność's Final Victory, February 1988 to September 1989

Gregory F. Domber

in Empowering Revolution: America, Poland, and the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618517
eISBN:
9781469618531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618517.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on growing tension within Poland, particularly the massive strikes that erupted in the spring and summer of 1988. It examines America's long-standing position linking economic ... More


Exit from Below: Regime Security, Exit Options, and the Rise of New External Patrons

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The rise of states interesting in altering international order, or with little interest in promoting domestic liberal institutions, broke the post–Cold War “patronage monopoly” enjoyed by the United ... More


Elite-Led Transitions: International Factors and Politics at the Top

Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman

in Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172149
eISBN:
9781400882984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172149.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines how international factors may influence elite-led transitions, from direct military pressures and even intervention to the effects of international institutions and diffusion. ... More


China and Global Security Issues

Denny Roy

in Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159005
eISBN:
9780231528153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159005.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the implications of China's rise for international security. From the standpoint of governments disgruntled with American preeminence, a stronger China might enhance global ... More


Assessing external funding supports for the Northern Ireland peace process

Sandra Buchanan

in Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter ten explores the role of external economic aid in conflict resolution and since the signing of the Agreement to promote peacebuilding. In moving from violence to peace, most efforts have ... More


‘Maximum Hardship Post’

Rudra Chaudhuri

in Forged in Crisis: India and the United States Since 1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199354863
eISBN:
9780199388271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354863.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter looks at the period between 1947 and 1950. Much like the chapters in the rest of the book, it forcefully argues why non-alignment was a product of both ideas institutionalised prior to ... More


Introduction: This Time Is Different

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Analysts have pronounced the end of American leadership since at least the 1970s. In the 1980s, some confidently proclaimed that the United States was in decline and Japan was on the rise. But in ... More


Beyond Geneva

in Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the post-Geneva moves by President Dwight Eisenhower, whose administration was committed more strongly than ever to changing the balance of power, especially in Europe. ... More


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