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The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

Sir Adam Roberts

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Demonstrates that the United Nations has been at the centre of key field operations and policy debates relating to humanitarian intervention since the end of the Cold War. However, the issue of ... More


Paradigm Shifts in Security Strategy: Why Does It Take Disasters to Trigger Change?

Dominic D. P. Johnson and Elizabeth M. P. Madin

in Natural Security: A Darwinian Approach to a Dangerous World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253476
eISBN:
9780520934313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253476.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on paradigm shifts in security strategy. It suggests that it takes disasters to trigger change because dangers that remain hypothetical fail to trigger appropriate sensory ... More


The Search for Order

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses attempts to form a new containment strategy. Containment was considered as the standard for foreign policy at the time. Anticommunism had provided an intellectual structure to ... More


Government, perceptions and experiences of security threats, and citizen involvement in the risk management cycle

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter Five takes as its starting point the various ways in which elite responses to security threats such as the National Security Strategy both summarise government perceptions of the most salient ... More


Natural Security: A Darwinian Approach to a Dangerous World

Raphael Sagarin and Jennifer Hyndman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253476
eISBN:
9780520934313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253476.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Arms races among invertebrates, intelligence gathering by the immune system, and alarm calls by marmots are but a few of nature's security strategies that have been tested and modified over billions ... More


The New Conservative Mainstream and New Security Policies Under Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, 2012 to 2016

Andrew L. Oros

in Japan's Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231172615
eISBN:
9780231542593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172615.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the return of Shinzo Abe to Prime Minister of Japan from 2012-2015, paying special attention to new security legislation and military capabilities developed in this period.


The Strange Career of the 1992 Defense Planning Guidance

Eric S. Edelman

in In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the origins, evolution, and consequences of the 1992 Defense Planning Guidance (DPG), believed to be the first draft of the Bush administration's “Grand Strategy” articulated in ... More


Toward a Peaceable Economy for a Beloved Country: Berry as Agrarian, Citizen, and Patriot

Fritz Oehlschlaeger

in The Achievement of Wendell Berry: The Hard History of Love

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130071
eISBN:
9780813135731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130071.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with Wendell Berry's political and economic thought, broadly construed. Berry has been particularly perceptive in analyzing the ways of increasingly “total economy” undermines ... More


Politics: ‘Crisis’ in the Republic. The Unitary Executive, the Bush Doctrine and Adversarial Review

David Holloway

in 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2, on political contexts, includes detailed discussion of The 9/11 Commission Report, and the Bush administration's neoconservative National Security Strategy (2002) and its relationship with ... More


Pirates, Terrorists, and Formal Sponsorship

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the US strategy of formal sponsorship in the multilateral anti-piracy campaign off the Somalian coast and in the Gulf of the Aden. It begins with a famous vignette – the rescue ... More


Japan's Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century

Andrew L. Oros

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231172615
eISBN:
9780231542593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172615.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

For decades after World War II, Japan chose to focus on soft power and economic diplomacy alongside a close alliance with the United States, eschewing a potential leadership role in regional and ... More


U.S. Strategic Planning in 2001–02

Philip Zelikow

in In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines U.S. strategic planning from 2001 to 2002 under the Bush administration. It first considers George W. Bush's foreign policy agenda before and after 9/11, along with the roles ... More


Introduction

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter highlights the importance of the subject matter of the book and situates the approach and contribution in the fields of International Relations and Political Psychology. While spending ... More


9/11 And US Foreign Policy

David Ryan

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter makes the case that the events of 11 September 2001 did not represent a major turning point in American diplomatic history. Taking a long historical view, the author, David Ryan, ... More


The future of African security

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Africa is a security environment fraught with many dangers, but one too that presents great opportunities for addressing the most pressing global—and not just African—challenges. With more than its ... More


The European Union: a force for peace in the world

TD Taoiseach Bertie Ahern

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087936
eISBN:
9781781707616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087936.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the role of the European Union in peacemaking. It argues that because it is a Union of shared values, it is uniquely placed to play a stronger role in support of peace and ... More


Ukraine

Leonid Polyakov

in The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Ukraine has been through several stages of national security orientation: non-alignment, aspiration to join NATO, non-alignment and orientation on Russia and, since 2014, defence from Russian ... More


Introduction

Terry Macintyre

in Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70: NATO Strategy, Detente and European Integration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076008
eISBN:
9781781701485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076008.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that central to Britain's strategy towards Europe developed by the Labour governments between 1964 and 1970 was a close relationship with Germany. The discussion in this book ... More


Russia

Katarzyna Zysk

in The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Russian armed forces and military thought have been undergoing a historic transition. Following several failed attempts at military reforms since the 1990s, it became increasingly clear that the ... More


The Strategic Implications of Targeted Drone Strikes for US Global Counterterrorism

Audrey Kurth Cronin

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the strategic logic of US counterterrorism objectives and examines whether drone strikes ‘work’ as an effective counterterrorism security policy. The focus is on the use of drone ... More


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