Theses and Dissertations
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Analyzing the rationales behind Russia's intervention in Ukraine
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-03)
This thesis examines the rationales behind Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to intervene in Ukraine through the lenses of neoclassical realism and prospect theory. The risk-acceptant decision to employ hybrid ...
Offense-defense theory analysis of Russian cyber capability
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-03)
The Russian Federation is a key state actor in cyberspace; cyber events associated with Russian state and non-state actors have threatened Russia’s neighbors, shaped international cyber norms, as well as influenced ...
A return to Europe: Poland and Western security structures since 1991
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2014-12)
Poland is arguably the leading example of successful democratization and Westernization within Central and Eastern Europe. This thesis explores how Poland’s participation in Western security structures has enabled it to ...
Tsypkin, Mikhail (3)
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Major, United States Air Force (3)
National Security Affairs (3)