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    • Austerity, Economic Decline and Financial Weapons of War: A New Paradigm for Global Security 

      Mann, Eric Nickpeay (Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-20)
      Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, America has emerged as the preeminent power in a unipolar international system. America’s vast economic resources, including the dollar’s role as the leading reserve currency and ...
    • Biological Weapons: The Black Sheep of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Family 

      Ciammachilli, Franco B. (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2015-02-04)
      In 1969, President Richard Nixon ended the U.S. biological weapons program proclaiming, “massive, unpredictable, and potentially uncontrollable consequences.” Additionally, he added, “our [the United States government] ...
    • Crimmigration or Criminal Migrants: A Study on Sanctuary Cities in the United States 

      Tavarez, Rosanna; 0000-0002-3900-8224 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2018-05-04)
      This research study investigates whether sanctuary cities and jurisdictions are a national security concern, specifically examining their impacts on public safety. The study assesses public safety in two ways: 1) by ...
    • An Examination of Immigration and the Threat to American National Security 

      Pincus, Matthew E. (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 ...
    • Iran’s Unconventional Counter U.S. Strategy 

      Herman, Jonathan (Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-07)
      The United States and Iran are involved in a protracted political conflict over Iran’s nuclear program. This conflict has the potential to escalate into a state of military conflict. Iran has attempted to play its perceived ...
    • More For Less: Protecting America's Security Interests Through Soft Power Programs 

      McGrath, Amy M. (Johns Hopkins University, 2014-05-06)
      The U.S. Department of Defense is engaged in budget cutbacks that will have significant future implications for many defense programs. At the same time, emerging global threats require investment in diverse mechanisms for ...
    • Post-9/11 Changes in U.S. Strategic Defense Policy 

      McMaster, Chelsea (Johns Hopkins University, 2014-06-03)
      September 11, 2001 and conflicts that followed spurred a significant change in U.S. strategic defense policy, signaling a definitive end to Cold War era strategic thinking. This paper explores these policy changes in the ...