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After Fukushima: Veto Players and Japanese Nuclear Policy

Jacques E. C. Hymans

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the wake of the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant, many observers expected that Japan would decide to abandon nuclear power as a major energy source. Others expected that it ... More


Nuclear Sharing and the MLF Controversy

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the efforts to include the Federal Republic in nuclear sharing. It concentrates on the Multilateral Force (MLF) where the discrepancy between West German and British interest ... More


The Independent Deterrent and Anglo-American Co-operation, 1957–1958

Martins S. Navias

in Nuclear Weapons and British Strategic Planning, 1955–1958

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277545
eISBN:
9780191684180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277545.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The announcement of the 1957 White Paper took place against a background of attempts to shift the course of the Anglo-American relationship away from the dangerous path it was taking during and ... More


NATO and the Nuclear Revolution: A Crisis of Credibility 1966–67

Helga Haftendorn

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280033
eISBN:
9780191684333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280033.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book deals with the crucially important NATO crises of 1966–7 — a period when a number of issues which had been developing for some time within NATO came to a head. The book concentrates on the ... More


Creating the Western Alliance: Britain and Germany after World War II

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the process whereby the Federal Republic of Germany formally gained its sovereignty and joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Alliance. This provides a framework ... More


Nuclear Weapons Policy in the Context of Détente and Arms Control

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the political aspects of European security. It focuses on the implications of different interests of Alliance partners for efforts to achieve détente and arms control regimes. ... More


Nuclear Weapons, Indian Strategy, and International Politics

Rajesh Rajagopalan

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses key concerns in the literature on nuclear weapons produced outside India and analyses the history of India’s nuclear policy. It suggests that while Indian scholarship has made ... More


The Historical Legacy

Martins S. Navias

in Nuclear Weapons and British Strategic Planning, 1955–1958

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277545
eISBN:
9780191684180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277545.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the evolution of various significant issues in British nuclear strategic policy from the late 1940s until the mid-1950s. The object is to highlight the broader context and ... More


Facing the Nuclear Debates in the 1980s

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the development of nuclear weapons policy in the 1980s. This was the era when the Alliance was facing major controversies over nuclear weapons policy such as Intermediate ... More


Introduction: Civil Defense and the Nuclear Dilemma: The Cold War Tragicomedy

Dee Garrison

in Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183191
eISBN:
9780199788804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183191.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the nuclear dilemma and how it has shaped foreign policy from the mid-1950s to the 21st century. It discusses the two main “solutions” to the ... More


Introduction

Martins S. Navias

in Nuclear Weapons and British Strategic Planning, 1955–1958

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277545
eISBN:
9780191684180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277545.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of Minister of Defence Duncan Sandys’s famous Defence White Paper of 1957, which served to place recent strategic developments into a formulation ... More


The Strategy of Nuclear Test Limitation

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the issue of nuclear testing, which provides a compelling illustration of the dilemmas of Britain's nuclear policy as a whole and of the ambivalence of the relationship with ... More


NWS Nuclear Policy and Interpretation of the NPT

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the nuclear policy and interpretations of the NPT by nuclear weapons states (NWS) during the target decade of this study. It offers as primary evidence a review of the ... More


Introduction

Jack I. Garvey

in Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199841271
eISBN:
9780199332649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841271.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter analyzes how the legal framework intended to ensure nonproliferation—the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), adopted in 1970—is failing to contain the evolution and ... More


Introduction

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the book. This book is a thesis driven text which applies the rules of treaty interpretation in international law to produce a so-called ‘holistic ... More


Developments after 2008: Change and Continuity

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the patterns of change and continuity in the policies and actions of NPT by nuclear weapons states (NWS) since the end of the study's target era in 2008. As this book publishes ... More


Nuclear Weapons and British Alliance Commitments, 1955–1956

Martins S. Navias

in Nuclear Weapons and British Strategic Planning, 1955–1958

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277545
eISBN:
9780191684180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277545.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The mid-1950s witnessed the consolidation of Britain’s alliance commitments outside Europe and the continuing review of NATO’s strategy on the Continent. In the Far and Near East Britain found itself ... More


The Nuclear Deterrent, 1955–1956: Moving Towards Independence?

Martins S. Navias

in Nuclear Weapons and British Strategic Planning, 1955–1958

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277545
eISBN:
9780191684180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277545.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The debate over the importance of the Army and Navy in an age of thermonuclear weapons was accompanied by continued ambiguity concerning whether Britain was aiming at deterring the Soviet Union ... More


Introduction

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the focus of the book, namely the unfolding story of Britain's policy for maintaining its own strategic nuclear force and of the nuclear diplomacy engendered by the ... More


Introduction

CHRISTOPH BLUTH

in Britain, Germany, and Western Nuclear Strategy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280040
eISBN:
9780191684340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280040.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter summarizes the topics that will be discussed in the next chapters of the book. The main focus of the book is the differences and commonalities of interest that were ... More


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