Browsing by Author "Burton, Joe"
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The evolution of China’s nuclear weapons program and doctrine and its implications for international security(The University of Waikato, 2022)As China’s power in the international system increases, its strategic policies are changing. This includes its nuclear weapons program and nuclear deterrent policy, viewed as a critical guarantor of Beijing’s security and ...
The role of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) in US grand strategy(The University of Waikato, 2021)This Ph.D. thesis examines the role of drones in US grand strategy based on their use by successive US administrations post 9/11 in 'targeted states' (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, and Libya) in pursuant of different ...
Intelligence agencies in cyberspace: Adapting the intelligence cycle to cyber threats and opportunities(The University of Waikato, 2020)Intelligence has grown and changed dramatically over the past hundred years with the advent of cyberspace. This thesis will begin by examining how the intelligence cycle has adapted to accommodate cyber threats and ...