Essays about: "weapons"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 essays containing the word weapons.

  1. 1. Can Vice be Vindicated? Examining a potential value premium in vice stocks using Fama and MacBeth regressions - a comparison across three different factor models

    University essay from

    Author : Anton Johansson; Christian Persson; [2018-07-12]
    Keywords : Vice stocks; asset pricing; risk premiums; Fama and MacBeth;

    Abstract : In this paper, we examine a 30-year period to find whether vice (defined as operations in the alcohol, tobacco, gambling, adult services, and weapons and defense industries) plays a role in determining returns of individual firms on the U.S. stock market. 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. The myth of the Red Line : an international relations analysis of the Obama administration’s argumentation for and against a military intervention in Syria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Ronja Hasan; [2018]
    Keywords : International relations; International relations theories; Barack Obama; The Obama administration; Military intervention; Syria; Argumentation analysis; Ideological analysis; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper aims to examine the arguments proposed by the Obama administration regarding a U.S. military intervention in Syria due to the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime in 2013. READ MORE

  4. 4. En fallstudie för att förklara agerandet under U 137-krisens tio dagar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kristofer Frisesdal; [2018]
    Keywords : submarine; U 137; Soviet; crisis; decision making; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the grounding of the Soviet submarine U 137 that ran aground just outside the naval base of Karlskrona in October 1981. The Swedish authorities held the submarine for ten days before it was released back to the waiting Soviet naval force. READ MORE

  5. 5. Use the force? - An analysis of the effect of the TPN on the Legality of Nuclear Weapons

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Sofia Björk; [2018]
    Keywords : public international law; nuclear weapons; Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In its Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Nuclear Weapons the ICJ was unable to conclude definitely the legality or illegality of nuclear weapons in international law. Since then the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons have been signed, with the aim of establishing a total prohibition on nuclear weapons. READ MORE