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Harrier Wrath: Jump Jet Interdiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Third in the 'Wrath' series from best selling author Steve Stone. The world's first 'jump jet' warplane, the Harrier has earned a reputation as both a fighter and attack aircraft. The Harrier has a unique place in aviation history, not only for being a VTOL aircraft but also on its demands, being described by pilots as unforgiving. Operating out of Kandahar Airbase as a kinetic strike option.
Weapon of Choice: ARSOF in Afghanistan (Army Special Operations Forces) - 9/11 Attacks, Toppling the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, Destroying al-Qaeda in the War on Terror, First Round of Afghan War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapon of Choice is a history of the Army special operations forces in Afghanistan from 11 September 2001 to 15 May 2002, during America's global war on terrorism (GWOT).
Counterinsurgency Leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond - David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell, COIN, Commands, Officer Development, Generalship, Winning in Afghanistan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A symposium cosponsored by Marine Corps University and the Marine Corps University Foundation explored the complexities of COIN leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond. From that symposium came these papers, which discuss topics such as brigade and regimental command, officer development in the military, and general officer leadership.
Applications in Operational Culture: Perspectives from the Field - Marine Corps Historical Perspective, Iraq, Afghanistan, al-Qaeda, Pashtun Tribes, Iraqi Army, Long Fight in the Long War
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Applications in Operational Culture, Perspectives from the Field presents six essays by experienced field-grade officers on the challenges, successes, and future warfighting problems of applying culture to military operations.
Al-Qaida After Ten Years of War - A Global Perspective of Successes, Failures, and Prospects - Iraq and Afghanistan, Pakistan, Arab Spring, Tuaregs, bin Laden, Egypt, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda
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Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 118,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Over the past 10 years, counterterrorism efforts have disrupted its main training facilities and eliminated much of the core leadership structure, including the mastermind Usama Bin Ladin. Despite this, Al-Qaida has proved resilient.
Soldiers of Misfortune? Blackwater USA, Private Military Security Contractors (PMSCs), Iraq War, Afghanistan War, Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaigns, DynCorp, Zapata, Kroll
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the role of security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. From analysis of these two missions, it draws broad lessons from which it derives concrete recommendations to improve the conduct of further missions.
Case Studies in National Security Transformation: Speed and the Fog of War: Logistics in Iraqi Freedom, Network Centric Operations (NCO), Transforming Joint Interagency Coordination, Modular Forces
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The term "fog of war" is often associated with the commander's lack of clear information on the battlefield. "War is inherently volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. For this condition, contemporary U.S. military usage offers the acronym VUCA."
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Should a military force focus on security first, or the economy? How can it do both? This is the challenge of Stability Economics.
Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan (Volume Two) - Afghan Surge, Bravo Company, Kabul Province, CERP, Bagram, Tactical Female Engagement Teams, Musahi Valley
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The present volume, Vanguard of Valor II, offers six accounts of US Soldiers at the tip of the spear during the Afghan campaign. The Combat Studies Institute's Vanguard of Valor series is intended to document small unit actions in Afghanistan.
Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan (Volume One) - Taliban, Surge, David Petraeus, Stanley McChrystal, MRAP, Operation Strong Eagle, Gowardesh, Yargul, Zhari District
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The eight actions described in these pages take the reader through a wide range of platoon-level operations, from an intense firefight near Kandahar to an intricate civic action project in Kunar Province. Drawing from dozens of Soldier interviews, these accounts vividly depict the actions themselves and offer critical insights.
The Rise of China in Asia: Security Implications - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, North Korea on the Brink, Chinese Threat to Neighbors, India's Response to China, South China Sea
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sections of the book address China as a rising power, China as a security threat, the other Asian powers in relation to China, the flashpoints in East and South Asia, and Sino-American relations.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Guide to Rebuilding Public Sector Services in Stability Operations: A Role for the Military
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this guide, the authors provide a set of principles and operational guidelines for peacekeepers to help the country restore public infrastructure and services.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Case Study in Security Sector Reform: Learning from Security Sector Reform / Building in Afghanistan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This PKSOI Paper is designed to further the U.S. and other interested international governments' understanding of how Security Sector Reform (SSR) was conducted in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2003.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Case Study in Security Sector Reform: Learning from Security Sector Reform / Building in Afghanistan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This PKSOI Paper is designed to further the U.S. and other interested international governments' understanding of how Security Sector Reform (SSR) was conducted in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2003.
2013 Pentagon Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan - Afghan Security Forces, Governance, Reconstruction and Development, Regional Engagement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The conflict in Afghanistan has shifted into a fundamentally new phase. For the past 11 years, the united States and our coalition partners have led the fight against the Taliban, but now Afghan forces are conducting almost all combat operations.
The United States Army in Afghanistan: Operation Enduring Freedom, March 2002 - April 2005 - Creating the Afghan National Army, Taliban, al Qaeda, President Karzai
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document provides details on the role of the U.S. Army in the critical three-year period following the conclusion of Operation Anaconda in March 2002. It details the story of American and international forces working to solidify the initial invasion's crippling of al-Qaeda and removal of the Taliban.
Battlefront Afghanistan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Battlefront Afghanistan offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the U.S. Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country.
Afghan Marine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jeremy Johnson turned his back on architecture and decided to pursue a more adventurous and dangerous career with the US Marines commanding a platoon in battle in Afghanistan. Afghan Marine follows the war on the ground and in the air with some fast paced action. Where high technology combines with the skill and tenacity of the allied soldiers fighting the heat, dust and constant threat of IEDs
Warthog Wrath: Close Air Support
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II is the unsung hero of the USAF that has had to prove itself time and time again. With many critics over the years it has often been referred to as a private jet with a 30mm cannon. The same 30mm GAU-8 Avenger cannon that is still the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft and packs a formidable punch.