Essays about: "Military"

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  1. 1. CHANGES IN JAPAN'S STRATEGIC CULTURE – THE SEVEN SINS TO PACIFISM: Japan’s Move Away From Pacifism Explained With Strategic Culture.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Saman Nazari; [2018-02-13]
    Keywords : Global studies; International relations;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the changes within Japan’s Strategic Culture that have led Japan to move away from their previous pacifist mindset and become more militarily active in, for example, the South China Sea. I have first done a thematic analysis to get access to Japan’s strategic culture and then used Greathouse (2010) Strategic Culture method and theory to explore and explain the changes that have happened to Japan’s Strategic Culture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Autonomous Weapons – the “Kalashnikovs” of Tomorrow? An Analysis of the Meetings of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems within the framework of the United Nations' Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Weronika Alexandra Perlinski; [2018-02-09]
    Keywords : Global Studies; Warfare; Human Rights; International Relations;

    Abstract : After the invention of gunpowder and the development of nuclear weapons, the world faces a thirdrevolution in warfare: lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS). Since 2014, states, scientistsand civil society activist have been discussing the risks of such systems and possibilities to regulatethem within the framework of the United Nations’ Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons(CCW). READ MORE

  3. 3. 'Nobody wants to get into the jungle' : Explaining strategy based on restrained offensive operations and peacekeeping effectiveness.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Francisco Magliano; [2018]
    Keywords : MONUSCO; offensive operations; peacekeeping operations; Democratic Republic of Congo;

    Abstract : No study has so far documented the characteristics of a military strategy based on offensive operations and whether they influence the security situation in the areas in which they are launched. Yet, it seems extremely important to study because there is a growing trend in Peacekeeping Operations of becoming more robust in the use of force by applying this kind of military strategy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish Armed Forces on Social Media : A study of Livgardet official Facebook page and 12:e motoriserade skyttebataljonen unofficial Facebook page.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Paulina Izabela Smolicz; [2018]
    Keywords : Swedish Armed Forces; Social Media; Media Studies; Media and Communication; Army; Armed Forces; Communication; Strategic Communication; Reputation; Military; Facebook;

    Abstract : The Swedish Armed Forces as a big public actor own different media channels and promote life as a soldier from different angles. They create marketing campaigns, which are available widely on YouTube or Facebook. The increased activity on social media platforms, especially Facebook, have created a field for research. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Ebb and Flow of Sino-North Korean Relations: A Prospect Theory Analysis of Chinese Behavior Towards North Korea During the Years of 2006-2017

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Agust Börjesson; [2018]
    Keywords : China; North Korea; The United States of America; Structural Realism; Prospect Theory; Behavioral Analysis; International Relations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis has sought to understand what has governed China’s behavior towards North Korea along with what keeps China aligned with North Korea, how the US is influencing Sino-North Korean relations and if China has been increasingly critical of North Korea in the light of its nuclear tests in 2006, 2009, 2013, 2016, 2017, the sinking of the Cheonan and the shelling of Yeonpyeong Island. A theoretical framework based on structural realism and prospect theory was built and merged with a quantitative content analysis approach. READ MORE