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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


Warriors

Anne Haour

in Rulers, Warriors, Traders, Clerics: The Central Sahel and the North Sea, 800-1500

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264119
eISBN:
9780191734694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264119.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines military activity and violence, as manifest in aspects of the archaeological and historical records for medieval times in the central Sahel and north-west Europe. It explores ... More


Passage and Military Activities

Natalie Klein

in Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The first half of this chapter addresses the passage of warships with a focus on the exercise of that right in areas over which a coastal state has sovereignty: the territorial sea, straits, and ... More


Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Natalie Klein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines the rights and duties of states across a broad spectrum of maritime security threats. It provides comprehensive coverage of the different dimensions of maritime security in order ... More


5. Naval Force in the Exclusive Economic Zone

James Kraska

in Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea: Expeditionary Operations in World Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199773381
eISBN:
9780199895298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773381.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses naval forces in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). There are no corresponding limitations on military activities in the EEZ or high seas. Consequently, coastal states that seek ... More


Civil-Military Relations and Military Effectiveness: Egypt in the 1967 and 1973 Wars

Risa A. Brooks

in Creating Military Power: The Sources of Military Effectiveness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753999
eISBN:
9780804768092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753999.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates how variation in the political-military balance of power in a state influences its military activities and effectiveness. It compares two cases of autocratic states that ... More


The 1967 Space Treaty

Bin Cheng

in Studies in International Space Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257301
eISBN:
9780191681745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257301.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter details the events leading up to the ratification of the 1967 Space Treaty. The Space Treaty was born from the need to determine the legal status of celestial bodies before man’s landing ... More


Cyber National Security: Navigating Gray-Zone Challenges in and through Cyberspace

Gary P. Corn

in Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

When the first host-to-host message was sent across the ARPANET in October 1969, few could have fully anticipated the degree to which the internet, and now the internet of things, would explode ... More


Military Space: Expanded Uses and New Risks

James Clay Moltz

in Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159128
eISBN:
9780231528177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159128.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores military-related challenges and opportunities in space. To date, most military space activities consist of support functions—that is, technologies that allow military forces on ... More


Introduction

Christopher Smith and Liv Mariah Yarrow

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter situates the work of Peter Derow and the chapters in this volume, which respond to his views on Roman imperialism, within broad currents of thought on the nature of Roman ... More


Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Ian Buchanan and Adrian Parr

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book joins the pragmatic philosophy of Gilles Deleuze to current affairs. The twelve new essays in the volume use a contemporary context to think through and with Deleuze. Engaging the here and ... More


Asian Space Developments: Motivations and Trends

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the conceptual themes of late development and regional completion in Asia's space programs. It describes how the relative availability of space technology in the early ... More


The Japanese Space Program: Moving Toward “Normalcy”

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes the development of Japan's national space program, the oldest in Asia and the one with the closest ties to the United States. Historically, Japan has long been the most ... More


Descriptive Statistics and Cross-National Comparisons of Arctic Power Projection

Jonathan N. Markowitz

in Perils of Plenty: Arctic Resource Competition and the Return of the Great Game

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190078249
eISBN:
9780190078287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078249.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 4 employs data from three new data sets, the Arctic Military Activity Events Data Set, the Arctic Bases Data Set, and the Icebreaker and Ice-Hardened Warships Data Set. These new data enable ... More


Anthropogenic habitats

Lawrence R. Walker

in The Biology of Disturbed Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575299
eISBN:
9780191774836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575299.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Humans evolved within the limits presented by natural disturbances but have gradually increased the number and spatial extent of anthropogenic disturbances. Agriculture, forestry, and fishing ... More


Army Command: October 1863–March 1864

Brian Holden Reid

in The Scourge of War: The Life of William Tecumseh Sherman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195392739
eISBN:
9780190079161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195392739.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recounts that by the autumn of 1863, William T. Sherman had arrived at the summit of military activity, according to his contemporaries. Sherman would go higher in rank, but to the Civil ... More


Introductory Note: The Jurisprudence of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in 2019

Tullio Treves

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2020

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197618721
eISBN:
9780197618752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197618721.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In 2019, the Tribunal handed out a judgment on the merits in the Norstar case (Panama v. Italy). The decision adopted by a majority and opposed by seven judges, concerns inter alia the notion of ... More


Concealment, Raiding, and Ambush: Tooth Hill to Hallat Ammar

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter looks at the Tooth Hill campsites, which were a grail of modern conflict archaeology, as they preserved the faintest traces of military activity in a vast and hostile desert, and others ... More


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