2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
THE INFLUENCE OF ENEMIES AND FRIENDS: EXPLAINING U.S. POLICY CHANGES IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA
POLICING FOR THE 22ND CENTURY: A COMPLEXITY THEORY–BASED APPROACH
STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY: IMMIGRATION POLICIES, MIXED MESSAGING, AND INFORMATION FRATRICIDE
EMERGING SPACE PROGRAMS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
OASES OF INFLUENCE: GEOPOLITICAL IMPLICATIONS OF CHINA'S ECONOMIC ENGAGEMENT WITH THE ARAB WORLD
Affairs iii THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK iv ABSTRACT This thesis examines the political and security implications of China’s economic expansion into the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region. It employs a comparative case study method...
BRANDING THE ENEMY: THE “KHARIJITE” LABEL AND THE LEGITIMATION OF STATE POWER
SALAFIS IN LEBANON: EXAMINING THE ROLE OF EXTERNAL FINANCING ON THEIR ALLIANCES AND ACTIONS
MUTED VOICES: TOWARD AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE U.S. ASYLUM PROGRAM AT THE SOUTHWEST BORDER
CHANGING TIDES OR ADAPTIVE DRIFT? AN ANALYSIS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA AND THE INFLUENCE OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
AUSTRALIA’S OIL SECURITY AMID INDO-PACIFIC GEOPOLITICAL UNCERTAINTY
in completing this thesis. I believe that without their help, I would not have been able to complete this thesis. To my great advisors, Prof. Robert E. Looney and Prof. Anshu N. Chatterjee, of the Department of National Security Affairs, I express my most profound...