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Mr. X and the PacificGeorge F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia

Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia

Paul J. Heer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501711145
eISBN:
9781501711169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501711145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book chronicles and assesses the little-known involvement of US diplomat George F. Kennan—renowned as an expert on the Soviet Union—in US policy toward East Asia, primarily in the early Cold War ... More

Troubled WatersInsecurity in the Persian Gulf

Troubled Waters: Insecurity in the Persian Gulf

Mehran Kamrava

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720352
eISBN:
9781501720369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720352.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book examines the causes and consequences of each of those dynamics, both individually and collectively, that have made this small waterway and its surrounding areas one of the most volatile and ... More

Wars of LawUnintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict

Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict

Tanisha M. Fazal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719813
eISBN:
9781501719790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book assesses the unintended consequences of the proliferation of the laws of war. In 1856 there was one codified law of war. In 2018, there are over 70 such laws, and they place increasing ... More

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