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Indicators of Nazi Germany’s Intentions and the Coming of World War I, 1934–39

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159157
eISBN:
9781400850419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159157.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on British assessments of Nazi Germany’s intentions during the interwar period (1934–1939). It outlines the predictions generated by each of the four explanations about perceived ... More


Indicators of Soviet Intentions and the End of the Cold War, 1985–88

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159157
eISBN:
9781400850419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159157.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the indicators used by the Reagan administration to assess the intentions of the Soviet Union between 1985 and 1988. Ronald Reagan assumed the presidency in 1981 after an ... More


The Iron Wall: China's Conventional Military Capabilities

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the second of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It looks at ... More


The British Intelligence Community’s Assessments of Nazi Germany’s Intentions

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159157
eISBN:
9781400850419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159157.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the evolution in the stated beliefs of Britain’s intelligence organizations about the nature and scope of Nazi Germany’s foreign policy plans along with its perceptions of the ... More


Interstate Dispute Outcomes, 1919–2001

Patricia L. Sullivan

in Who Wins?: Predicting Strategic Success and Failure in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199878338
eISBN:
9780199950294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199878338.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The preceding chapter presented a set of testable hypotheses derived from the war aims model and several rival theories of armed conflict outcomes. This chapter conducts large-n empirical tests of ... More


Understanding the Product: North Korea’s Military Capabilities

Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175881
eISBN:
9780813175898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175881.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

North Korea’s nuclear weaponization program and its ballistic missile programs have developed compelling capabilities that can potentially threaten all the Middle East, Africa, and Europe when ... More


Conclusion

Patricia L. Sullivan

in Who Wins?: Predicting Strategic Success and Failure in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199878338
eISBN:
9780199950294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199878338.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the theoretical and policy implications of the book's argument and empirical results. The theory of armed conflict outcomes developed attempts to unify previous ... More


Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects

David Shambaugh

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225077
eISBN:
9780520938106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225077.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book, written by a leading international authority on Chinese strategic and military affairs, offers a comprehensive assessment of the Chinese military. The result of a decade's research, it ... More


Military Strength and the Use of Force

in The Foreign Policy Disconnect: What Americans Want from Our Leaders but Don't Get

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226644615
eISBN:
9780226644592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644592.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the circumstances under which Americans favor or oppose the use of military force, with special attention to the roles of multilateral cooperation and of international ... More


Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations

Keren Yarhi-Milo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159157
eISBN:
9781400850419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159157.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military build-ups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial ... More


Responses of U.S. Allies

Jakub J. Grygiel and A. Wess Mitchell

in The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691178264
eISBN:
9781400888139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178264.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how U.S. allies are responding to the combination of probes and America's deprioritization of alliances by reconsidering their “menu cards” of options for surviving geopolitical ... More


Evolution of Japan's Space Policy

in In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700634
eISBN:
9780804775007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700634.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the actual evolution of Japan's space policy, which has brought efforts to militarize space technologies over the course of the 2000s into sharp relief, and traces relevant ... More


Restructuring Global Security for the Twenty-First Century*

Mary Kaldor

in The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156868
eISBN:
9780231527651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156868.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter makes the case for a profound restructuring in the global security sector away from a preoccupation with national and bloc security, largely based on conventional military forces, toward ... More


The Role and Impact on NATO

Ryan C. Hendrickson

in Political Rationale and International Consequences of the War in Libya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767480
eISBN:
9780191821479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767480.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

OUP, the NATO’s strikes in Libya, was unique in the alliance’s history of military interventions. This mission, which entailed some 25,000 sorties, considerably expanded NATO’s perceived role in ... More


Toward the Enhancement of Non-Traditional Security in North Korea

Brendan Howe

in Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter challenges the traditional belief that diplomats should ignore the internal affairs of states in order to preserve international stability and posits that the lack of internal ... More


Determinants of Success: Analysis of Peace Initiatives in South-Central Somalia

Galymzhan Kirbassov

in War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes the factors that determine the success of peace initiatives in Somalia. First, the intensity of conflict before the peace agreement is signed negatively affects the duration of ... More


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