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China’s Rise: Key Strategic Choices

Ye Zicheng, Guoli Liu, and Steven I. Levine

in Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As some scholars have indicated, development is the keystone of China's future, and the main threat to national security is not foreign invasion but whether China can support a stable, orderly, and ... More


Arms and Capital

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of the Americans' entry into Mexico. The American entry into Mexico was prompted by the growing economic strength, technological sophistication, and population of ... More


Eisenhower’s Principles

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451508
eISBN:
9780801467936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451508.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter highlights Eisenhower's governance principles that contributed to his response to the Sputnik launch. One of these is secrecy. By keeping America's defense secrets too tight, Eisenhower ... More


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