Theses and Dissertations
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A study of the Russian acquisition of the French Mistral amphibious assault warships
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2011-06)
In 2009, Moscow opened negotiations with Paris to purchase the Mistral class amphibious assault ship. In December 2010, Russia indicated that it was prepared to move forward with an agreement to buy two Mistral class ...
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 ...