2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
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HOLY WAR: HOW PUTIN WEAPONIZED THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
(Monterey, CA; Naval Postgraduate School, 2019-09)
This thesis analyzes the role of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) as an instrument of Russian soft power in the Putin era. Soft power is a means to attract allies and support for a nation’s objectives in foreign policy. ...
NO COUNTRY AN ISLAND: ICELAND'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO NATO SINCE 1949
(Monterey, CA; Naval Postgraduate School, 2018-09)
The United States and its Allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) shifted their collective focus away from the North Atlantic in the early 1990s because Russia was no longer a dominant threat to Western ...
GREECE AND THE MIGRANT CRISIS: THE THREAT OF FOREIGN TERRORIST FIGHTERS
(Monterey, CA; Naval Postgraduate School, 2018-06)
Since the June 2014 establishment of the “caliphate” by the Islamic State, there has been an alarming increase in the number of terrorist attacks in Europe. Concurrently, wave after wave of migrants from war-torn countries ...
NATO or neutrality?: decisions by Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-09)
Although Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden are ethnically and culturally similar, and all relied on neutrality to protect their sovereignty prior to the Second World War, Denmark and Norway sought protection from the ...
The Russian-European Union competition in Ukraine
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-06)
The Ukraine crisis underway since November 2013 is a significant occurrence in a greater debate over what norms will prevail in the European—and global—security environment. The roots of the crisis lie in two-and-a-half ...
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