Theses and Dissertations
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ORIGINS OF THE BREAKUP OF YUGOSLAVIA IN THE 1990S
(Monterey, CA; Naval Postgraduate School, 2019-06)
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) broke apart violently in the early 1990s. This thesis explores evidence about the root causes of Yugoslavia’s turbulent disintegration. It evaluates the cogency of the ...
Russian arctic strategy: or how I learned to stop worrying and love bureaucratic politics
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2018-03)
Global climate change is rapidly melting the polar ice caps and thus opening the Arctic to human activity. Russia is particularly affected by these changes as the nation with the longest Arctic coastline and a significant ...
Assessing possible improvements in NATO's non-strategic nuclear deterrence forces
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-12)
Given Moscow's revanchist foreign policy, its willingness to use military force to achieve its goals, and its annexation of Crimea in 2014, the strategic threat Russia presents to NATO's Allies in the Baltic region has ...
The politics and policy of U.S. bases in Poland: a political-military analysis
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2012-12)
The present study treats Polish-American bilateral relations in the past and present, with special concern for contemporary themes of armaments. This work seizes upon the authors experience in the U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, as ...
The Russian Federation and the International Space Station : leveraging russian space strengths to control its missile technology proliferation
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1998-09-01)
In an effort to stop the old Soviet space program from plunging into a cataclysmic spiral of illicit foreign sales of its ballistic missile technology, and also to prevent the Russian space infrastructure from imploding, ...
Ethnic Russians in the Baltic states and Russia's foreign policy
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1993-03)
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, ethnic Russians living in the former republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have alleged that their civil and human rights are being violated. The issue has generated a great ...
Crossing shadows : Polish sovereignty, post-communist foreign policy and European security
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 1990-12)
This thesis examines the components of Poland's emerging foreign policy in light of the withdrawal of Soviet hegemony from Eastern Europe and efforts by the Poles to reestablish their political and economic autonomy. For ...
Tsypkin, Mikhail (7)
Branch Of Service
Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy (7)