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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


Rising China and a Weakened Global Nuclear Order in the 2000s

Nicola Horsburgh

in China and Global Nuclear Order: From Estrangement to Active Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198706113
eISBN:
9780191775277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706113.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 assesses China’s engagement as a rising power with global nuclear order in the 2000s. Particular attention is paid to shifts in US nuclear policy towards ballistic missile defence and ... More


Under Surveillance

in The Pontecorvo Affair: A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226816647
eISBN:
9780226816661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226816661.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter, which investigates the shaping of nuclear security during and after Cold War, and how it impacted Bruno Pontecorvo's life and career before his defection, highlights the controversial ... More


Atomic Anxieties: Berlin, BOMARCS, and the Bomb, 1961–1962

Asa McKercher

in Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190605056
eISBN:
9780190605087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605056.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

Common Cold War interests united Canada and the United States in the summer of 1961 as a crisis with the Soviet Union over the status of Berlin had the potential to devolve into war. As this chapter ... More


Troubled Endings: From Diefenbaker to Pearson, 1963

Asa McKercher

in Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190605056
eISBN:
9780190605087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605056.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This chapter analyses the nuclear crisis in Canada–US relations. As a result of the Cuban missile crisis, Canada finally agreed to begin final negotiations with the United States toward the ... More


Good Fences: Canadian–American Relations from Eisenhower to Kennedy, 1957–1961

Asa McKercher

in Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190605056
eISBN:
9780190605087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605056.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

John Kennedy was not the first American president with whom John Diefenbaker dealt, and so for the sake of comparison, this chapter reviews the Eisenhower administration’s handling of the ... More


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