Theses and Dissertations
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The Philippine Insurrection the U.S. Navy in a military operation other than war, 1899-1902
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-12)
U.S. naval doctrine has been dominated by the Mahanian concept of massing large capital ships for over one hundred years. Yet, it was a Cyclone-class patrol craft, a USCG cutter, and an Australian frigate that pushed up ...
Japanese Defense policy legacies of the past, challenges for the future
(Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-09)
Japan faces new security challenges due to the rise of China, the potential nuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and the distraction of the United States forces caused by the "War on Terror". This will mean that, ...
Russian relationships with the West: the implications for military reform
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2002-12)
This thesis examines the impact of NATO-Russia relations on the process of military reform in the Russian Federation. The military reform process within Russia that aims to create a lean, professional military that Russia ...
Japan, Russia and the "northern territories" dispute : neighbors in search of a good fence
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2002-09)
Russo-Japanese relations are held hostage by a group of four islands just north of Hokkaido. This thesis attempts to answer whether the dispute may be solved, and what is necessary for resolution. The argument is made that ...
Terminating America's wars : the Gulf War and Kosovo
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2002-06)
This thesis asks two questions: 1) What factors have contributed to the termination of recent United States wars? and 2) How can elements of national power be applied successfully to terminate the future wars of the United ...
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National Security Affairs (5)