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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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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).
A10 Thunderbolt II: From the Cockpit in Afghanistan
By Chris Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strap yourself in for some high octane action from the cockpit of the Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II. The A10 or Warthog 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 30mm GAU-8 Avenge is still the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Guide to Rebuilding Public Sector Services in Stability Operations: A Role for the Military
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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
By Progressive Management
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: A U.S Soldier’s Story of the War in Afghanistan
By Steven Schwartz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,730. 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
By Michael Sherer
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
Hog Driver: A10 in Action in Afghanistan
By Chris Scott
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 24,090. 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.
Disjointed Ways, Disunified Means: Learning From America's Struggle to Build an Afghan Nation - The Afghanistan War, Natural Resources and Drug Trade, al-Qaeda and Terrorism, Petraeus, McChrystal
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book, which studies the efforts of the United States in Afghanistan, discusses potential corrective measures that can be applied to future irregular warfare and "nation-building" missions in particular and American national security affairs more generally.
Commander's Handbook for Security Force Assistance (SFA) - Brigade and Regimental Combat Team Level (BCT/RCT) in Iraq and Afghanistan
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook is designed to fill a gap in the doctrinal literature on security force assistance (SFA) operations at the Brigade and Regimental Combat Team level (BCT/RCT).
Frontline: A Soldier's Story
By Alex Green
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Frontline offers an insight into the life of just one soldier out of the many thousands in the British Infantry deployed to Afghanistan. These modern day heroes risk their lives on a daily basis to help bring peace to a troubled country. Some of these soldiers are fresh out of school, or college, and within a few months find themselves in a war zone fighting for their lives.
Apache: Riding the Dragon
By Scott Kemp
Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Flying at 120 knots with the unique roar from its aerodynamic rotors and twin turbines the AH64 Apache is the world's most fearsome attack helicopter its pilots refer to it as 'Riding the Dragon'. The Taliban would more often than not flee rather than suffer its 30mm cannon, 2.75 rockets or Hellfire missiles.
Afghanistan Brigade Combat Team (BCT) - Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Unity of Effort Reference Guide, Observations, Insights, and Lessons
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a reference guide for brigade combat team (BCT) commanders and staffs, Battalion commanders and staffs, Provincial reconstruction team (PRT) commanders and staffs, and U.S. government/interagency (IA) representatives serving with BCTs, battalions, and PRTs.