2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
Explaining sectarian violence in the Middle East: a comparative study of Bahrain and Yemen
German foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq
of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS IN SECURITY STUDIES (MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH ASIA, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA) from the NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL March 2016 Approved by: Anne Marie Baylouny Thesis Advisor Mohammed Hafez Co-Advisor Mohammed Hafez Chair, Department of National...
Trolling new media: violent extremist groups recruiting through social media
INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to first thank my wife, Jennifer, for her love, support, and patience. Second, I appreciate the first-class faculty of the National Security Affairs department and would like to thank Professors...
Syria and the rise of radical Islamist groups
. To Noel Yucuis, thank you for meticulously reviewing every chapter. Your feedback, insight, and edits not only refined this thesis but also improved me as a writer. To the faculty of the National Security Affairs department and my classmates, I would like...
Contemporary salafism and the Rightly Guided Caliphate: why is it emulated and what was its reality?
Explaining Humanitarian Intervention in Libya and Non-Intervention in Syria
Iran's nuclear program an assessment of the threat to the United States
Security Affairs Department staff and faculty who contributed to shaping my critical thinking skills. Their support and encouragement have significantly influenced both my educational and professional growth. A special thanks specifically...
The Dhimmi narrative a comparison between the historical and the actual in the context of Christian-Muslim relations in Egypt today
Hamas between violence and pragmatism
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