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Jonathan Colman

foreign policy, as pursued by President Johnson, is likely to be very different (and less helpful to British interests) than that pursued by President Kennedy’. Wilson had to accept, said Wright, that ‘the man who is at present at the head of the United States is basically not interested in foreign affairs’. This meant that he had ‘no particular vision in his mind of the sort of world that Statesmen should be constructing’, and

in A ‘special relationship’?
Jonathan Colman

, Wash. DC April 1970 NY 4 May 1970, University of Texas speech, ‘Anglo-American Relations: a Special Case?’, 30 April 1970. 41 Edward Short, Whip to Wilson (London: Macdonald, 1989 ), p. 117; John Dumbrell, The Making of US Foreign Policy (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1990 ), p. 223

in A ‘special relationship’?
Raymond Hinnebusch

that US foreign policy and its watershed doctrines – from the Truman and Eisenhower Doctrines through those of Nixon, Carter and Reagan – all explicitly identified control of Middle East oil as central to the US national interest (Kubursi and Mansur 1993: 8). In the view of some structuralist analysts, the US orchestration of the Gulf War was used to demonstrate the continuing indispensability of US hegemony to protecting the world capitalist core’s control of oil against Third World challenges and restored the US protectorate over global oil resources. The war also

in The international politics of the Middle East
Evolution of the normative basis
Eşref Aksu

in declaratory US foreign policy, in that human rights were now brought to the fore of international diplomacy. Rhetorical US support for the protection and promotion of human rights found its parallel in the attitudes of other governments as well, albeit on a more selective basis. A classical case is Moscow’s determined propaganda effort in the context of Cambodia (see Chapter 8 ). It was also not

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change
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Ian Scott and Henry Thompson

Williamson has described, urbanisation and the emergence of a new literary awareness in the 1980s would progressively undermine the hallmark patriarchal power structures of the indigenous and colonial societies.54 Stone’s documentary reflected the momentous political changes that the continent had experienced since the 1970s. While South of the Border’s appraisal initially focused on Chávez, it adopted something of a road movie structure which then solicited opinions on both Chávez and US foreign policy more generally, as well as the influence of the International Monetary

in The cinema of Oliver Stone
Dominant approaches
M. Anne Brown

contemporary theoretical departures concerning rights, as in the writings for example of John Rawls, Ronald Dworkin or John Donnelly. But it appears also to be a vein of political imagination at work in the US foreign policy community and to a lesser extent similar circles in other Western states. Arguably, it acts as a pervasive cosmology and set of trainings for constructing notions of the state and the person. This does not mean, however, that the Lockean social contract is always underpinning Western understandings of human rights issues, or that the specific operation

in Human rights and the borders of suffering
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The autonomous life?
Nazima Kadir

anti-nuclear energy, anti-apartheid, anti-militarism, and anti-fascism. Many worked on solidarity campaigns with Nicaragua and El Salvador and organized attacks on the US Embassy to protest US foreign policy and the presidency of Ronald Reagan. The women’s movement manifested in the squatters’ subculture through a number of squats that banned the presence of men, to the point that during alarms, they permitted men to stand in front of the house but did not allow them to enter the squat to defend it from eviction

in The autonomous life?
The evolving European security architecture
Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

increasing problems with US foreign policy in South-East Asia. However, the economic successes of the Community in general, and those of the Customs Union and the Common Market in particular, meant that there was an impact that extended well beyond the Community’s internal borders. Accordingly, efforts to find a way of integrating and co-operating on the political side of economic affairs did not go away, both internally (political union) and externally (foreign affairs). Hence the setting up of EPC in 1970, following the December 1969 Hague Summit. From EPC to the CFSP

in Theory and reform in the European Union
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Reconceptualising states’ obligations in countering VAWH
Sara De Vido

difficult to cross in individual cases. 74 Report E.CN.4/Sub.2/1987/23. See the evolution in O. De Schutter, International Human Rights Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014) p. 280. 75 H. Shue, Basic Rights, Subsistence, Affluence, and US Foreign Policy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1980) p. 52. 76 GC No. 22, para. 40. 77 GC No. 22, para. 42. 78 GC No. 22, para. 45. 79 Limburg Principles on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, Maastricht, 2–6 June 1986, UN doc. E/ CN.4

in Violence against women’s health in international law