2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
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Abandoned ideology how the Iranian revolution failed Islamic economics and embraced populism
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2010-09)
In the three decades since the Islamic revolution overturned the Pahlavi regime and ushered in the Islamic Republic, the world has seen the effects, not of Shi'a Islamic philosophy constituted as government, but more ...
Iran's nuclear program an assessment of the threat to the United States
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12)
This thesis explores the threat, if any, posed to the United States by the Iranian nuclear program. Specifically, it addresses whether Iran's pursuit of nuclear technology is likely to represent a threat for homeland ...
U.S. Post- conflict integration policy of militias in Iraq
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008-03)
This thesis aims to examine what effect the United States policy towards militias in Iraq has on the security, stability and troop levels. Conventional wisdom regarding the imperative to eliminate militias in Iraq rests ...
Islamic banking financing terrorism or meeting economic demand?
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-12)
This thesis investigates the recent world-wide rise in Islamic banking. In doing so it (1) surveys the underlying religious foundation of Islamic finance, (2) examines the attempts of Islamists to use Islamic banking to ...
A theory of state behavior under threat the tragedy of domestic realism
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-03)
This thesis introduces the theory of domestic realism to explain and predict state behavior under threat. The formulation of the theory relies on a dual track approach. The first is eclectic and deductive; this track ...
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