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NATO and the Primacy of National Decisions in Multilateral Interventions

David P. Auerswald and Stephen M. Saideman

in NATO in Afghanistan: Fighting Together, Fighting Alone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159386
eISBN:
9781400848676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159386.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes NATO: how the organization works, how its origins give its members latitude to influence their contingents, and how the commanders of its multilateral efforts cope with the ... More


‘Everything to fight for’

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The all-party Geneva conference on Rhodesia called by the British government assembled on 28 October 1976. Back home, most White Rhodesians became so immersed in the war, domestic politics, and the ... More


‘It is perhaps, the end of the beginning’

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The war invaded every aspect of Rhodesian life during 1976. While the farming communities of the new operational area constituted the front line everyone was affected in some way by the escalation of ... More


Nonviolent Power and Revolutionary Change

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778201
eISBN:
9780199897216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778201.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter lays out the analytic framework for the study by introducing readers to theories of revolutions and strategic nonviolence. It reviews recent research on this topic, focusing on the ... More


The media

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Fears about the deterioration of press freedom in Russia during the presidency of Vladimir Putin have been widely discussed since his election in March 2000. Concerns with regards to adverse ... More


The Security Forces

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the steps undertaken by the Republic to restore the police forces. With only the bare remnants of the Republican police corps at its disposal, the liberal government formed by ... More


Police primacy and the myth of Ulsterisation

S.C. Aveyard

in No Solution: The Labour Government and the Northern Ireland Conflict, 1974-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096402
eISBN:
9781526120854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096402.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter shows how over the course of 1976 plans were prepared to adjust security policy in line with Rees’s desire for police primacy, leading to the professionalization of the RUC and a marked ... More


Act II: British Counterinsurgency in Helmand

David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell

in Counterinsurgency in Crisis: Britain and the Challenges of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164276
eISBN:
9780231535410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164276.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the British counterinsurgency operations in Helmand, Afghanistan, between the years 2006 and 2012. The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), with the British ... More


‘Gripping and Touching’ the Afghan National Security Forces: Tactical and operational experiences during Operation Herrick 16

Oliver Lewis and Andrew Britton

in At the End of Military Intervention: Historical, Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Transition, Handover and Withdrawal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198725015
eISBN:
9780191792472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725015.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the British experience in Helmand Province of the October 2011 shift in the ISAF campaign in Afghanistan from direct counter-insurgency to ‘security force assistance’. The ... More


Afghanistan: From Intervention to Transition, 2003–2011

Michael F. Harsch

in The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the stark variation in cooperation between NATO and the UN in Afghanistan from 2003 to 2011. In an initial phase from 2003 to 2008, the NATO-led International Security ... More


Concentrated Power Breeds Corruption, Repression, and Resistance

Ann M. Lesch

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the causes of the uprising, addressing the concentration of power in the hands of the president, the violence unleashed by security forces under the cover of the State of ... More


The Ground on Which They Stood

Pamela Reynolds

in War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter is about the work of war (or the labor of revolt) living in the place of war (or on the battlefield) and local fame and local danger—it outlines the battle in a township under close ... More


Contingency planning

Michael Mulqueen

in Re-evaluating Irish National Security Policy: Affordable Threats?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080272
eISBN:
9781781702734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080272.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter draws conclusions about the research design including underpinning theory. It also deals with the empirical evidence and the issues that arise from it. Buzan's frame-work for threat ... More


Young Ladies Seduced and Carried Off by Terrorists: Secrets, Spies, and Anticommunist Moral Panic

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Five investigates the impact of moral technocracy—the ways in which doctrinalized moral panic suffused security institutions and made inroads into repressive practice. Categorical alarm about ... More


Implementing a Balanced Counterinsurgency Strategy In Northeast Afghanistan, May 2007–July 2008

Nathan R. Springer

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter the author examines the successful implementation of balanced counterinsurgency strategy in northeastern Afghanistan though the lens of his experience. The author defines a balanced ... More


The collapse of power-sharing

S.C. Aveyard

in No Solution: The Labour Government and the Northern Ireland Conflict, 1974-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096402
eISBN:
9781526120854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096402.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter considers the initial three months of the Labour government, incorporating both the political and security situation. During this time the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Merlyn ... More


‘Now We will all be Criminals’

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter deals with the dissonant representations of the Lhotshampas' resistance to the new policies, and particularly the large unprecedented public political demonstrations that took place in ... More


Gangsterism and the Policing of the Cape Flats

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins by discussing the issue of “gangsterism” on the Cape Flats, followed by an analysis of the practices of the apartheid security forces that have managed to survive the transition ... More


Democracy's Blameless Leaders: From Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Neil James Mitchell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761441
eISBN:
9780814763377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From the American and British counter-insurgency in Iraq to the bombing of Dresden and the Amristar Massacre in India, civilians are often abused and killed when they are caught in the cross-fire of ... More


Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Matt Eisenbrandt and Benjamín Cuéllar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286795
eISBN:
9780520961890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1980, a death squad linked to business tycoons and military commanders murdered Archbishop Oscar Romero for denouncing widespread repression and poverty in El Salvador. Romero was known as the ... More


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