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The New Security Dilemma

Philip G. Cerny

in Rethinking World Politics: A Theory of Transnational Neopluralism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199733699
eISBN:
9780199776740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733699.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

International security is undergoing a particularly radical transformation: the New Security Dilemma (NSD). States and people are no longer most threatened by interstate wars — that is, wars between ... More


Security Dilemmas in Arab Politics

Curtis R. Ryan

in Inter-Arab Alliances: Regime Security and Jordanian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033075
eISBN:
9780813039558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033075.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the security dilemmas involved in Arab politics. It explains that security dilemma refers to an external dynamic of arms racing and spiralling regional insecurity and suggests ... More


The Intractable Security Dilemma

Mehran Kamrava

in Troubled Waters: Insecurity in the Persian Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720352
eISBN:
9781501720369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720352.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

A number of developments have combined to make the Persian Gulf’s security dilemma intractable and self-sustaining. These have been both structural—a product of the larger geostrategic environment ... More


Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Lawrence Rubin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book analyzes how ideas, or political ideology, can threaten states and how states react to ideational threats. It examines the threat perception and policies of two Arab, Muslim majority ... More


Introduction

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the argument of the book, identifies the limitations of previous scholarship, describes the research design, and provides the road map for the rest of the book. The chapter ... More


The Ideational Security Dilemma, Ideational Power, and Ideational Balancing

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter elaborates the book's main arguments. It introduces the ideational security dilemma as an analytical framework and defines ideational power, what its resources are, and how it has been ... More


The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Regional and Global Perspectives

Neophytos Loizides

in The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Framing Peace, Stalemates, and Crises

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794084
eISBN:
9780804796330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794084.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 situates Greek and Turkish nationalism within the broader picture of conflict-ridden national majorities. It provides key definitions and typologies; it integrates theories of nationalism, ... More


The Failure of Traditional Mitigations

Ben Buchanan

in The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter shows how the canonical international relations literature fails to solve the cybersecurity dilemma. The mitigations that had previously been outlined no longer work on the new problems ... 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


The Security Dilemma

Ben Buchanan

in The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter traces the arc of the security dilemma through time. It begins with Thucydides and, stretching through the formal articulation with John Herz, Herbert Butterfield, and Robert Jervis, and ... More


A Violent Unravelling

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides background on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict as it unfolded in 1988-1994. Rather than a chronological narrative, the chapter tells the story of these events through the prism ... More


Trust or Verification? Accepting Vulnerability in the Making of the INF Treaty

Nicholas J. Wheeler, Joshua Baker, and Laura Considine

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter uses the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty as a case study to explore the relationship between trust and verification. It argues that the acceptance of verification measures ... More


Information Distribution and the Status Quo

Ben Buchanan

in The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

While the last chapter showed how past mitigations to the security dilemma do not work in cybersecurity, this one goes further, showing that in some ways the cybersecurity dilemma is harder to solve ... More


Enemy Images

Nicholas J. Wheeler

in Trusting Enemies: Interpersonal Relationships in International Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199696475
eISBN:
9780191835599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199696475.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how enemy images are produced and reproduced in relations between two enemies. It identifies four drivers of security competition that block the development of trust. These are: ... More


The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Ben Buchanan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why do nations break into one another's most important computer networks? There is an obvious answer: to steal valuable information or to attack. But this isn't the full story. This book draws on ... More


Security Dilemma, Minority Complex, Greed, and Political Economy

Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides

in Myanmar's 'Rohingya' Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190928865
eISBN:
9780190055899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928865.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the nature of Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ conflict against concepts of a demographic security dilemma, an ethnic security dilemma, a dual minority complex, and then the question of the ... More


Introduction

Ben Buchanan

in The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The introduction lays out the core argument of the book: that the security dilemma—the unintentional way in which states can threaten other states—applies to cyber operations. It demonstrates that ... More


Epilogue: An Evergreen Alliance?

Simone Turchetti

in Greening the Alliance: The Diplomacy of NATO's Science and Environmental Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226595658
eISBN:
9780226595825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226595825.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By examining the current state of NATO's science and environmental initiatives, this chapter also draws some conclusions about the distinctiveness of its sponsorship in the last sixty years of its ... More


Conclusion: Prospects for Liberal World Order

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has rejected a number of pessimistic scenarios for the current world order in view of liberal progress in the world rather than liberal crisis. Postmodern states are engaged in a security ... More


On Fear-Induced Aggression

Ned Dobos

in Ethics, Security, and The War-Machine: The True Cost of the Military

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198860518
eISBN:
9780191892554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860518.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Wherever there is a military establishment, there is a possibility that it will provoke the very thing that it is meant to deter. A foreign enemy might be driven to attack us not despite our armed ... More


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