Theses and Dissertations
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A case study in transnational crime Ukraine and modern slavery
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-06)
This thesis explores the roots of modern slavery (human trafficking) in post- Soviet space through a Ukrainian case study. Ukraine is scrutinized in an attempt to explain the central question: how did the export and ...
Pakistan's madrassas - weapons of mass instruction?
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-03)
Since September 11, 2001, Pakistan's madrassas have come under scrutiny as sources for the interpretation and propagation of militant versions of Islam. The madrassas are not unique to Pakistan, but are found throughout ...
The dilemmas of developing an indigenous advanced arms industry for developing countries the case of India and China
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-12)
This thesis will investigate the feasibility of developing nationsâ ability to create a wholly indigenous advanced arms industry in the 21st century using China and India as case studies. I propose it is not possible for ...
The People's Republic of China's economic growth and foreign policy.
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-06)
This thesis explores whether a causal relationship exists between the People's Republic of China's foreign policy and in its economic policy. Specifically, it explores how China's overall economic policy has led it to ...
Cultural trends and the implications for the transformation of the Bundeswehr
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-06)
The aim of this thesis is to show that Germany has to enhance its effort to integrate and transform national forces into European armed forces, while it retains the core values of democracy amid a growing emphasis on ...
The house that Putin built
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2005-06)
The purpose of this thesis is to explore in what direction President Putin is attempting to drive the Russian economy. Now that Russia is past its initial transition phase, this thesis addresses the question of whether or ...
The future of MERCOSUR
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-12)
With the absence of a bipolar international system and the rise of globalization, there are two tracks of foreign diplomatic and economic policy that nation-states can pursue. These can be competing or complementary. The ...
Turkey and European Union. problems and prospects for membership
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-06)
For Turkey, Europe was the model for modernization since the era of Kemal Ataturk. Turkey's relations with Europe started with the Ankara agreement and the opening of the custom union. Since then, the country has strived ...
Organized crime and national security: the Albanian case
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-03)
This thesis argues that the building of the democratic institutions in new democracies was and still is a painstaking task. It shows that the new institutions are fragile and at times unable to cope with powerful organized ...
Democratic elected socialist presidents and free-market reforms: a political economy examination
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-03)
Left-of-center parties are rhetorically against liberalizing markets, but historical evidence proves otherwise in certain situations. The United States is vitally interested in the democratic and economic success of ...
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