Arctic Defence Diplomacy: Comparative Document and Discourse Analysis of the Arctic Security Strategies of the 'Arctic Five'
Arktická obranná diplomacie: Komparativní analýza arktických bezpečnostních strategií zemí "velké pětky"
diploma thesis (DEFENDED)
Study Information System: 193010
- Kvalifikační práce 
Faculty / Institute
Faculty of Social Sciences
International Security Studies
Department of Security Studies
Date of defense
14. 9. 2017
PublisherUniverzita Karlova, Fakulta sociálních věd
KeywordsKeywords not found
Johnathon Rickero International Securityo Intelligenceo and Strategic Studieso University of Glasgow Abstract of Master's Dissertation, Submitted 28 JuIy 2017: Arctic Defence Diplomacy: Comparative Document and Discourse Analysis of the Arctic Security Strategies of the oArctic Five, The aim of this dissertation project is to investigate the prevalence and potential for the application of defence diplomacy within the Arctic region. The primary documents of analysis for this study were the five Arctic strategies produced by the liuoral nation states of the Arctic Ocean: Canada, Kingdom of Denmark (Greenland); Kingdom of Norway; Russian Federation; and the United States of America. As the Arctic remains a trapped within the security dilemma, due to its changing geography, previous research has supported the development of defence diplomacy as an active stabiliser to the region's uncertain environment. For this reason, the author further investigated the potential of regional defence diplomacy through document and discourse analysis of the national Arctic security strategies. In alignment with previous research, the security strategies were first analysed individually and then in a comparative study. The individual analysis produced critical background information and analysis on the Arctic states' perceived...