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Development Assistance

Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson

in Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152684
eISBN:
9781400840526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152684.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter explores the implications of the analytical approach for the design of development assistance. The model suggests a number of margins on which we would expect such assistance to have an ... More


French Sources of Supply

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 7, the author describes the various sources of supply available to the French forces, including local production and procurement, purchases on the world market, and the delivery of ... More


Supplying Repression: Military, CIA, and FBI Links

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In order to bind the worlds of Cubans and North Americans, the U.S. Military and intelligence links together with Batista's administration to try to join political, economic, and cultural ties. U.S. ... More


Approaches to both Byzantium and the West, 1163–8

Jonathan Phillips

in Defenders of the Holy Land: Relations between the Latin East and the West, 1119-1187

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205401
eISBN:
9780191676611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205401.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

From the early 1160s, the pressure on the Christians began to build up. It became imperative to secure external help to sustain the Frankish territories and requests for military assistance became ... More


Britain and the Crisis, 1955–1956

Keith Kyle

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter treats the immediate antecedents of the emergency: the Soviet military assistance to Egypt through the ‘Czech arms deal’, the British discovery of the transaction in September 1955; and ... More


American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Stephen G. Craft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On May 23, 1957, U.S. Army Sergeant Robert Reynolds was acquitted of murdering Chinese officer Liu Ziran in Taiwan. Reynolds did not deny shooting Liu but claimed self-defense and, like all members ... More


The Historical Record: A First Cut

Matthew Fuhrmann

in Atomic Assistance: How "Atoms for Peace" Programs Cause Nuclear Insecurity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450907
eISBN:
9780801465758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450907.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter tests the three main politico-strategic reasons and the alternative explanations for peaceful nuclear assistance using statistical analysis and a dataset on peaceful nuclear cooperation. ... More


Charter and Treaty, 1948–1949

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes how postwar Europe entangled Vandenberg in conflicting emotions about the direction the United States should take. His diplomatic experiences confirmed the indispensable role ... More


Dk Pushback and Military Institutional Integrity

Andrew Mertha

in Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452659
eISBN:
9780801470738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452659.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter presents the first of three case studies driving the argument of this book, namely that Chinese influence was largely insignificant when it came to shaping Democratic Kampuchea (DK) ... More


The United States and South Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program, 1970–1981

Jeffrey W. Taliaferro

in Defending Frenemies: Alliances, Politics, and Nuclear Nonproliferation in US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190939304
eISBN:
9780190939342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939304.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 examines the proliferation dispute between the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK). The Nixon administration’s efforts to extricate the United States from the Vietnam War, draw ... More


‘Shaken’

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/9780199354863.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Recounting India’s humiliating defeat against Chinese forces in the latter quarter of 1962, this chapter argues how even shattered Indian elites sought to safeguard Indian interests whilst at the ... More


France and the Suez Crisis

Maurice Vaisse

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter establishes the central part played by Maurice Bourges-Maunoury, the Minister of Defence, in military assistance to Israel. It was Bourges-Maunoury who pressed for an accord first with ... More


Epilogue

Ira A. Hunt

in Losing Vietnam: How America Abandoned Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813142081
eISBN:
9780813142449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142081.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The Epilogue relates the Conflict in Vietnam with the Afghanistan War, arguing that there are lessons to be learned from the defeats of South Vietnam and Cambodia that can be applied current U.S. ... More


The United States and Taiwan’s Nuclear Weapons Program, 1967–1978

Jeffrey W. Taliaferro

in Defending Frenemies: Alliances, Politics, and Nuclear Nonproliferation in US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190939304
eISBN:
9780190939342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939304.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 examines the nonproliferation dispute between the United States and the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan between 1967 and 1987. Like the South Korean case, the Nixon administration’s ... More


The Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty

Norrin M. Ripsman

in Peacemaking from Above, Peace from Below: Ending Conflict between Regional Rivals

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702471
eISBN:
9781501704079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702471.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the Egyptian–Israeli peace treaty of 1979. The first part examines whether societal or statist strategies and motivations inspired the treaty between these longstanding ... More


Architect of the Vietnam War

Ingo Trauschweizer

in Maxwell Taylor's Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177007
eISBN:
9780813177038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177007.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter I explore Taylor’s role in the American escalation in Vietnam in 1964-1965, when he served as ambassador in Saigon. Lyndon Johnson put Taylor in charge of all American assets and ... More


Crises and Debates: Contestation and Revision of India’s Israel policy (1956–1974)

Nicolas Blarel

in The Evolution of India's Israel Policy: Continuity, Change, and Compromise since 1922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450626
eISBN:
9780199084968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450626.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The third chapter discusses a much-neglected phase of India’s Israel policy. India’s no-relationship policy came under serious criticism after the West Asian crisis of 1967. From 1967 to 1974, the ... More


The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Lawrence S. Kaplan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book argues for the importance of Arthur H. Vandenberg’s role in America’s conversion to a new status in the world, placing Vandenberg’s name alongside other influential figures such as George ... More


The United States and Israel’s Nuclear Weapons Program, 1961–1973

Jeffrey W. Taliaferro

in Defending Frenemies: Alliances, Politics, and Nuclear Nonproliferation in US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190939304
eISBN:
9780190939342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939304.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 posits that the overriding objective of the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations was to avoid containment failure in the Middle East. Thwarting the Israeli nuclear weapons program ... More


A Disagreeable, Hard, and Dangerous Fact

William J. Rust

in So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144764
eISBN:
9780813145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144764.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the military and political consequences of Royal Lao army defeats in central and northwestern Laos in January 1962, which revealed serious weaknesses in Phoumi's forces, ... More


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