Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Security and foreign policy of landlocked states
by Mahdi, Samiullah, M.A., University of Massachusetts Boston, 2016, 111; 10160222
Abstract (Summary)

Wealth and stability of the region have a direct influence on the foreign policy and security of landlocked states. Landlocked states residing in poor and unstable neighborhoods, consequently, experience instability and have more limited foreign policy options compared to those landlocked states which are located in the rich and stable regions of the world. Besides those, two other factors, nationalism and the nature of the export product, extensively influence foreign policy and security of some landlocked countries. However, they are exceptions to the rule. Wealth and stability of the neighborhood determine the direction and fate of landlocked countries foreign policies and security measures.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Jimenez, Luis F.
Commitee: Barkin, Samuel J., Brown, Joseph M.
School: University of Massachusetts Boston
Department: International Relations
School Location: United States -- Massachusetts
Source: MAI 56/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: International Relations, Political science
Keywords: Foreign policy, Landlocked states, Security, Stability, Wealth
Publication Number: 10160222
ISBN: 978-1-369-15130-5
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