Theses and Dissertations
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The immersion effect
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-12)
This project seeks to improve foreign language and cultural acquisition methods for active component (AC) psychological operations (PSYOP) personnel. This project leverages official documents and empirical evidence, and ...
Changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes: narrating a regime change
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-03)
Throughout its history, the United States has demonstrated an ability to effect regime change through the use of special warfare, particularly clandestine and covert operations. However, these regime changes have failed ...
THE SEEDS OF MOBILIZATION: EMOTIONAL FRAMES AND INFLUENCE
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-03)
Why is the U.S. not highly effective at influencing the attitudes and opinions of foreign audiences The constant and almost sole utilization of rational argumentative frames with almost no emotionally resonant appeal for ...
More Effective Warfare: Warfare Waged Psychologically
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2012-06)
The Powell Doctrine for waging war was generally focused on the use of overwhelming physical force to defeat the enemy. Destroying enemy combatants and capabilities faster and more severely than the rate at which they can ...