Theses and Dissertations
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Germany's Anschluss with Austria and Russia's annexation of Crimea: an analytical comparison
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-06)
This thesis compares the irredentist and revanchist actions of Nazi Germany and the contemporary Russian Federation with regard to violent and coercive changes of borders as an element of statecraft. It presents an analytical ...
Interpretations of Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty, 1949-2002
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2002-03)
This thesis analyzes various interpretations of Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty since 1949. These variations reflect the evolving conceptions of the national security interests of the NATO Allies. Three historical ...
The war in Bosnia, 1992-1995: analyzing military asymmetries and failures
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2000-06)
This thesis analyzes the three key failures by the leading external powers in their efforts in 1992-1995 to manage the crisis in Bosnia and impose a settlement. Except for Russia, these leading powers were the so-called ...
NATO and post-Cold War German-American relations (1990-1997
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1998-06)
In 1990, at the end of the East-West conflict, a new actor with a different status and attitude appeared in the European political arena: the united Germany. The evolving European system poses special challenges for Germany ...
Exploring the dynamics of the Yugoslav crisis
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1995-03)
This thesis explores the dynamics of the Yugoslav conflict. Three factors stand out as especially important: ethnic nationalism, economic dislocation, and changes in the international security environment. Ethnic nationalism ...
Germany and the future of nuclear deterrence in Europe
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1992-12)
The dissolution of the Soviet Union and the unification of Germany have fundamentally changed the politics of security in Europe. This thesis analyzes German perspectives on the international security environment and offers ...
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