Accession Number : ADA296705
Title : The Dilemma of Refugees: Lessons from the Thai Experience.
Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,
Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
Personal Author(s) : Rhie, Ann Y.
PDF Url : ADA296705
Report Date : DEC 1994
Pagination or Media Count : 153
Abstract : The specter of refugees is inextricably linked to a state's national security interests. Mass movements of refugees across international borders cannot possibly be absorbed without incurring political. social and economic costs to the receiving state. To contribute to regional stability and international peace. the United States must be Vigilaint to the dangers and tensions inherent in the international problem of refugees. Nowhere have the complications of hosting refugees been demonstrated more clearly than in the case of Thailand in the past two decades. As the United States faces ethical, political, and social dilemmas posed by the threat of refugees to its national security, and examination of Thai refugee policy may be helpful in formulating an America
Descriptors : *THAILAND, FOREIGN POLICY, GLOBAL, UNITED STATES, EMERGENCIES, ECONOMICS, THREATS, POPULATION, COSTS, VIETNAM, REFUGEES, CAMBODIA, LAOS.
Subject Categories : Administration and Management
Government and Political Science
Personnel Management and Labor Relations
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE