Theses and Dissertations
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Russia's economic modernization myth or reality?
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2011-03)
A successful outcome of Russian President Medvedev's recent economic modernization plan, also known as "Smart Russia," could result in a more democratic and prosperous Russia. However, corruption and an energy dependent ...
Cognitive bargaining model an analysis tool for third party incentives?
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12)
Although threats and punishments have historically been the more prevalent tools of U.S. foreign policy, the current U.S. administration is signaling a reorientation toward a more positive inducement strategy. Much is ...
Russian oil and natural gas strategic culture and security implications of European dependence
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2007-12)
This study explores the implications for European political and economic stability posed by dependence on Russian oil and natural gas energy sources. The first section looks into the past actions and strategic culture ...