Table of contents for Case histories in international politics / Kendall W. Stiles.

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Contents 
List of Figures, Maps, and Tables xi
Preface xiii
PART 1 GREAT POWER RELATIONS	1
	1.	Germany-People and Territory: The Nation State	2
Introduction	2
Key Figures	3
Overview of German History	4
The German "Nation"	10
The German State	12
German Nationalism as an International Problem	14
Conclusion	16
Debate Topic	17
Questions to Consider	17
	2.	The 9/11 Commission Report:Intelligence	19
Introduction: Intelligence
"The System was Blinking Red"
Inside the Four Flights
How to Do It? A Different Way of Organizing the Government
Epilogue
Key Figures	20
Chronology	20
Debate Topic	33
Questions to Consider	33
	3.	Sino-Soviet-American Relations:The Balance of Power	35
Introduction	35
Key Figures	36
Chronology	37
The Superpower "Triangle" and Alignments	39
Major Incidents	40
The Balance of Power Triangle	51
Conclusion	52
Debate Topic	52
Questions to Consider	53
	4.	The Cuban Missile Crisis:Rationality	55
Introduction	55
Key Figures	56
Chronology	56
Rationality and the Cuban Missile Crisis	57
The Cuban Missile Crisis	58
Analysis of the Decision to Blockade Cuba	62
Response to the Soviet Offers	65
Conclusion	67	
Debate Topic	68
Questions to Consider	68
	5.	The Military-Industrial Complex:Defense Spending	70
Introduction	70
The Iron Triangle	70
Department of Defense-Industry Cooperation	71
Industry-Congress Cooperation	76
The Reform Movement and the Persian Gulf Renaissance	78
Consolidation, Conversion, and "Cashing Out"	79
Conclusion	81
Debate Topic	82	
Questions to Consider	82
	6.	Vietnam Homefront:Public Opinion	85
Introduction	85
Key Figures	86
Chronology	87
Public Opinion and Vietnam	89
Tonkin Gulf and Rally 'Round the Flag	90
Growing Skepticism	91
Tet Shock and Johnson's "Resignation"	93
The Peace Movement	95
The Nixon Era and Congressional Reassertion	97
Conclusion: Can the Public Shape Policy?	98
Debate Topic	99
Questions to Consider	100
	7.	U.S. Role After the Cold War:The National Interest	120
Introduction	120
Key Figures	121
The "Great" Debate	121
National Interest	122
Hegemonic Imperative	124
Multilateralism	127
Conclusion	129
Debate Topic	130
Questions to Consider	131
 8.	The Persian Gulf War:Capabilities and Influence	133
Introduction: Power	133
Key Figures	134
Chronology	134
The First Persian Gulf War
The Diplomatic Phase: 
August 2, 1990-January 16, 1991
The Air War Phase: 
January 17-February 23, 1991
The Ground War Phase: 
February 24-February 28, 1991
The Inter-war Period: March 1991-March 2003
Enter the Vulcans
The War in Iraq
Conclusion	149
Debate Topic	150
Questions to Consider	150
	9.	The Kyoto Protocol: Collective Goods	169
Introduction	169
Key Figures	170
Chronology	171
Global Warming	171
Creating Rules on Global Warming Gases	173
Impass at The Hague	179
The Current Situation	180
Conclusion	181
Debate Topic	182
Questions to Consider	182
	10.	The Nuremberg Trials: International Law	184
Introduction	184
Key Figures	185
Chronology	186
Organizing the Trials	186
Courtroom Drama	191
The Judgment	194
Implications of the Nuremberg Trials	195
Conclusion	197
Debate Topic	199
Questions to Consider	199
PART 2 CONFLICT IN THE PERIPHERY	201
	11.	Apartheid in South Africa:Human Rights	219
Introduction	219
Key Figures	220
Chronology	221
Origins of South Africa: 1652-1910	223
Establishment and Consolidation of Apartheid: 1910-1965	226
Stalemate: 1965-1988	233
Dismantling Apartheid: 1989-1994	237
Post-Apartheid South Africa	238
Conclusion	240
Debate Topic	241
Questions to Consider	241
	12.	Yugoslavia's Dismemberment: Anarchy	243
Introduction	243
Key Figures	244
Chronology	245
History to 1918	246
1918 to 1980	251
After Tito	254
Warfare in Slovenia and Croatia	255
Warfare in Bosnia	257
Warfare in Kosovo	260
War Crimes Tribunal	262
Conclusion: Whither Yugoslavia?	263
Debate Topic	264
Questions to Consider	264
13. Russia Nationalism and the Russia-Chechnya Conflict: nationalism and 
the clash of civilizations
"Civilization" as an International Relations Concept
A Thumbnail Sketch of the Chechen People
Chronology
Key Actors
History of Chechnya's Conflict with Russia to 1990
The First Chechen War: 1990-1996
The Second Chechen War: 1997-2000
The History since 2000
Debate Topic
Questions to Consider
14.	Global Terrorism and Al Qaeda:Terrorism	284
Introduction	284
Key Figures	286
Chronology	286
Islamic Fundamentalism	288
Osama bin Laden and the Founding of Al Qaeda	290
Describing Al Qaeda	292
Al Qaeda After September 11	297
Conclusion	298
Debate Topic	299
Questions to Consider	300
	15.	The Camp David Accords:Diplomacy	302
Introduction	302
Key Figures	303
Chronology	304
Henry Kissinger and the 1973 War	305
Camp David	311
Middle East Peace Since Camp David	318
Conclusion	319
Debate Topic	321
Questions to Consider	321
	16.	U.S. Interventionism:Coercion	323
Introduction	323
Key Figures	326
Chronology	327
Dominican Republic: 1965	327
Chile: 1973	331
Somalia: 1992-1993	334
Conclusion	337
Debate Topic	338
Questions to Consider	339
PART 3 MONEY AND JUSTICE	341
	17.	Sweatshops and the Global Factory:Globalization	342
Introduction	342
The Sweatshop Phenomenon	344
Sources and Solutions	346
Conclusion	352
Debate Topic	353
Questions to Consider	353
	18.		Europe Uniting:Regionalism	374
Introduction	374
Key Figures	375
Chronology	376
The Emergence of the Common Market: 1945-1957	377
A Primer of European Institutions	380
The EEC at Work: 1957-1973	383
The European Community Under Stress: 1973-1985	384
Renewal: 1986-2004	387
Conclusion	393
Debate Topic	394
Questions to Consider	394
	19.	The International Landmine Ban: Nongovernmental 
Organizations	418
Introduction	418
Key Figures	419	
Chronology	419
Has a Global Society Emerged?	420
Landmines and International Law	420
NGOs Become Involved	422
Landmine Ban Treaty Process	425
Post-Treaty Activity	427
Conclusion	429
Debate Topic	430
Questions to Consider	430
Credits 433
Index 435

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

World politics -- 20th century -- Case studies.
World politics -- 21st century -- Case studies.