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Evangelicals and the Dynamics of George W. Bush’s Middle East Policy

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

This chapter assesses the claim that evangelical pressure forced Bush to recast his position on Israel’s incursion into the West Bank in the spring of 2002. People who know and admire Bush consider ... More


Explaining the Intractability of the Conflict

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides an analysis of the failed peace initiatives which accompanied the fighting, and explains why the Irish civil war did not result in a negotiated peace. A process of ideological ... More


Loyalism and Peacebuilding in the 2000s1

Joana Etchart

in Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores peacebuilding initiatives launched at the grassroots level by loyalists in the 2000s. It also examines their effect on the community, as well as their strengths and weaknessses. ... 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


International Interventions and Local Agency in Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone

Morten Bøås and Patrick Tom

in Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses international peacebuilding and local agency in Sierra Leone, asking whether it is tactical or strategic. The peacebuilding and statebuilding in Sierra Leone have not made a ... More


The Peace Process: Last Gasps, 2001–2016

Jerome Slater

in Mythologies Without End: The US, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1917-2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190459086
eISBN:
9780190074609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459086.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The last serious political negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians occurred between 2003 and 2008. The Road Map initiative of 2003 died because Sharon sabotaged it and the Bush ... More


“We Need to Get a Better Story to the American People”: LBJ, the Progress Campaign, and the Vietnam War on Television

Andrew L. Johns and Kenneth Osgood (eds)

in Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034669
eISBN:
9780813038742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034669.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter focuses specifically on the Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) administration's efforts in the Vietnam conflict during the Progress Campaign in 1967. This program, launched as a public relations ... More


Healing Conflict and Building Community

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Four questions about healing after conflict that were posed in the Introduction are taken up once more in this closing chapter. Divisions created by colonialism, it is argued, can be overcome, as can ... More


Conflict, Displacement, and Interfaith Activism

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

The Acholi Religious Leaders’ Peace Initiative was formed in the late 1990s, when courageous leaders of Protestant, Catholic, and Muslim communities set their differences aside to help their ... More


Peace Comes to Northern Uganda

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

In the early 2000s the civil war in northern Uganda raged on, and ARLPI continued to pursue its goals of assistance to the war’s victims and advocacy for a resolution. Growing international awareness ... More


Camp David, Taba, and the Clinton Parameters, 2000–2001

Jerome Slater

in Mythologies Without End: The US, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1917-2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190459086
eISBN:
9780190074609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459086.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The most promising Israeli-Palestinian negotiations occurred in the 2000 Camp David and Taba conferences, presided over by Bill Clinton. According to the Israeli mythology, Prime Minister Ehud Barak ... More


Perpetrators and Victims Return Home

David A. Hoekema

in We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

With the LRA’s withdrawal from Uganda and its release of those who had been abducted, ARLPI redirected its efforts to rehabilitation and reconciliation, as described in this chapter. Priorities ... More


The Rise and Fall of the Peace Process, 1975–99

Jerome Slater

in Mythologies Without End: The US, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1917-2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190459086
eISBN:
9780190074609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459086.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A number of international and US efforts to bring about an Israeli-Palestinian peace settlement were undertaken between 1975 and 2000, but all failed, largely though not entirely because Israeli ... More


Conclusion: From Resistance to War

Joaquín M. Chávez

in Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion examines the transformation of insurgent intellectuals into leaders of the civil war that pitted the FMLN and its civilian allies against US-sponsored Salvadoran governments between ... More


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