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An Examination of Immigration and the Threat to American National Security
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-09-15)
Since 9/11, the connection between immigration and terrorism has significantly increased due to heightened levels of political polarization and the implementation of numerous antiterrorism policies in response to the ...
BALANCING NATIONAL SECURITY AND FREEDOM: REACTIONS TO TERRORISM AND ITS EFFECT ON CITIZENS’ CIVIL LIBERTIES, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND PRIVACY
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-01-29)
This thesis portfolio analyzes the balance between national security and freedom, and the safe guards in place designed to protect liberty while increasing security. This portfolio finds that the impact of national security ...
Looking Beyond the Battlefield: Charting Islamist Militant Paths to Non-Violent Politics
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-01-13)
The growing participation of militant groups in non-violent political activities poses a vexing conundrum to citizens and policymakers: to risk legitimizing violence by allowing militants to have a political voice, or to ...
Bend But Don't Break: Why Obama's Targeted-Killing Program Challenges Policy & Legal Boundaries But Rarely Breaches Them
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-20)
This thesis portfolio examined the targeted-killing program inherited – then enhanced – by President Barack Obama. These topics were selected because as future officials and scholars make important decisions about the ...
The Complexity of Countering Terrorism: Micro, Mid, and Macro Examinations
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-05-12)
This thesis examines the complexity of the counter-terrorism dynamic from a macro, mid, and micro perspective. The goal is to examine this dynamic in three distinct spheres, which will better inform the reader of the ...
COUNTER-RADICALIZATION: COMBATING TERRORISM AT THE CORE, A STUDY OF THE MOTIVATIONS AND INSPIRATIONAL LEADERS BEHIND RADICALIZATION TO VIOLENT EXTREMISM AND THE PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO COMBAT THEM
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-09-16)
Radicalization to violent extremism is a critical threat to both national and global security. This thesis examines three aspects of radicalization to violent Islamic extremism and the related counter-radicalization efforts. ...