Theses and Dissertations
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Russia's reactions to the color revolutions
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-03)
The color revolutions, the popular democratic protests that occurred in Georgia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan from 2003–2005 and overturned the pro-Russian regimes in those nations, played a significant role in the development ...
Narrative propagation in Russia: a study in continuity
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-03)
Despite uncertainty and difficulties in the modern Russian Federation, the regime enjoys massive popularity among its people, with approval ratings unrivaled in the past twenty-five years. This is a result of a carefully ...
Using their own people against them: Russia’s exploitation of ethnicity in Georgia and Ukraine
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-12)
Russia consistently exploits ethnic divides in its foreign policy strategy, specifically against states in its near abroad. Georgia and Ukraine have been on the receiving end of this strategy for most of their post-Soviet ...
More Airfields Equals More Opportunities
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2012-03)
Owning and operating airports is an expensive business. For many local governments and private corporations involved, the business of airport management can be extremely lucrative when the facility and the operation are ...
Why not extended deterrence from Romania? U.S. phased adaptive approach (EPAA) and NATO's ballastic defense (BMD) site at Deveselu Air Base in Romania
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2011-12)
In September 2011, the United States and Romania signed the cooperative anti-missile agreement for the United States to build, operate, and maintain ballistic missile defense (BMD) system elements at Deveselu Air Base, the ...
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