2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
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Flight plight: an examination of contemporary humanitarian immigration from Honduras, Cuba, and Syria to the United States with considerations for national security
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-03)
This thesis examines contemporary U.S. immigration for humanitarian populations from Honduras, Cuba, and Syria. Humanitarian immigration refers to refugees, asylum seekers, and those who are forcibly displaced from their ...
Quantifying a negative: how homeland security adds value
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-12)
Currently, fire department performance is measured in terms of tangible loss reduction, meaning lower dollar losses of tangible structures and contents equate with greater performance. This metric is flawed because it ...
The ultra-marathoners of human smuggling: defending forward against dark networks that can transport terrorists across American land borders
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-09)
National legislation requires America’s homeland security agencies to disrupt transnational human smuggling organizations capable of transporting terrorist travelers to all U.S. borders. Federal agencies have responded ...
Groupthink: a significant threat to the homeland security of the United States
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-12)
The groupthink psychological phenomenon prevalent in the homeland security enterprise is a significant threat to the United States. Homeland security is vulnerable to groupthink because its leaders frequently share similar ...
Thermonuclear propaganda: presentations of nuclear strategy in the early atomic age
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-06)
As the image of the thermonuclear apocalypse loomed over the early years of the Cold War and technological advancements brought the possibility of such a fate closer to reality, the U.S.-Soviet conflict became increasingly ...
U.S. security cooperation with India and Pakistan: a comparative study
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-06)
This thesis examines whether the growing U.S.-Indian defense cooperation will serve regional peace and security or U.S. interests, particularly if more India means less Pakistan in the U.S. defense-cooperation calculus. ...
ESTABLISHING POST-CONFLICT JUSTICE THROUGH U.S. OCCUPATION: MILITARY TRIBUNALS AS A MEANS OF TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-03)
This thesis examines post-conflict justice in Iraq following the U.S. invasion, specifically, the legitimacy of the Iraq High Criminal Court and its first deliberation, the Al-Dujail trial of Saddam Hussein. It asks How ...
Greek national security concerns and the European Union's common security and defense policy Consensus or divergence?
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2011-09)
One of the most important yet insufficiently researched dynamics of the European Union (EU) concerns its effectiveness in accommodating the security concerns of its members. With NATO dominating the collective security ...
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