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21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Democratic Governance and The Rule of Law: Lessons From Colombia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Colombia has experienced conflict for decades. In the 1990s it was a paradigm of the failing state, beset with all manner of troubles: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, drug trafficking, corruption, an economic downturn of major scope, general lawlessness, and brain drain.
No Budget, No Pay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Essay » Political
Once again the US Government was shutdown because our elected officials didn't do their job, and we could go through it all over again a few months from now. If we pulled a stunt like that on our jobs we'd get our paychecks cut, if we didn't just get fired. Perhaps we need to cut our elected officials' checks when they don't do their job. This is a completely nonpartisan proposal.
Roadside Bombs and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) - America's Effort to Target and Defeat Homemade Explosives in Afghanistan and Iraq - Electronics, Surveillance, Dogs, and More
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs to American and coalition troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, and America's efforts to target and defeat those explosives, is the subject of this comprehensive report, compiled from numerous official documents.
Saudi Arabia: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military - Riyadh, Wahhabi, Al Saud, Hajj
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,410. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Saudi Arabia - its politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile is an exceptional review of Saudi Arabia, its history, and nearby states.
What Israel Has Learned about Security
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Some of Israel's top military leaders in recent years have used the unique public platform provided by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs to present their views on a myriad of issues – in English. This volume brings together fourteen studies and essays by nine leading IDF officers who have shared from their rich experience.
United Arab Emirates (UAE): Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military - Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,590. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile is an exceptional review of the UAE, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and the members of the Emirates.
It's the Economy that Matters Most
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
Every American concerned about protecting Freedom and the right to property and prosperity must read this book. The enemies of the United States are not out to conquer the US militarily. They are seeking to collapse the US from within. They attack not our military,they instead target the US way of life: Its Economy. This book explains the strategic choices which lie ahead for America.
Psyop - Military Psychological Operations Joint Doctrine Guidance: Altering the Behavior of People in Enemy-Controlled Territory
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Military psychological operations (PSYOP) attempts to alter the behavior of people in enemy-controlled territory. Joint Publication 3-13.2, Psychological Operations, January 2010, JCS guidance publication provides guidance for the planning, execution, and assessment of psychological operations in support of joint, multinational and interagency activities across the range of military operations.
The Strategic Culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran - Operational and Policy Implications, A Nation of Martyrs, Soft Power, Propaganda, Warfare
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,240. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Defining what is the strategic culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran since 1979 is challenging. Its nature is often contradictory and paradoxical and its meaning elusive.
What has President Obama done while in office?
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
“What has President Obama done while in office?” is a list of accomplishments of a man who cares more about his country and the people than most past Presidents. President Barack Obama is one who works so Americans can have good jobs, food, clean drinking water, health care, shelter and are safe from terrorists.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Building for the Earthquakes of Tomorrow (IS-8.a) - Earthquake Causes and Characteristics, Effects, Protecting Your Community, Hazard Reduction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) deals with implementation of seismic safety rules to make buildings safe during earthquakes.
Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program - Comprehensive Reports on Military Efforts to Protect Against NBC, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two reports from the DOD Joint Chemical and Biological Defense Program provide an up-to-date status of the military's efforts to protect against nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and terror threats.
21st Century Essential Guide to South and East China Sea Territorial Disputes Involving China and Japan - Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands, Oil and Hydrocarbon Resources, East Asia and Pacific Disputes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,200. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This essential compilation of expert opinion from U.S. government reports and papers provides unique and up-to-date information about the ongoing territorial disputes over the South China Sea and East China Sea, including confrontations between China and Japan over the Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands.
21st Century Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development, Production of Hydrogen from Nuclear Energy for the Hydrogen Initiative, Feedstocks, High-Temperature Electrolysis (HTE), Fuel Cycle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development Plan from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, describes ongoing plans for demonstrating the production of clean hydrogen fuel from nuclear energy. Hydrogen is abundant in nature but occurs primarily in stable compounds that require significant energy to produce hydrogen for use as a fuel.
"Ground Zero"
Price: Free! Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
"Ground Zero" is a third compilation of pieces written for The Sierra Star, The Yosemite Mountain Democrats, “My City” magazine and a few other publications that have seen fit to present my admittedly subjective commentaries on life in the early 21st Century. Things begin with a serendipitous visit back to Flint, Michigan in early October – then flash back.
Money, Power, and Control through Federal Budgets and Executive Departments
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Money, power, and control - does it get much better or more important? In this short e-book Catherine addresses those issues as they impact Executive Departments and Presidential Cabinets. She includes a list of the Executive Departments and their descriptions, a brief timeline, the Constitutional context, and a little more.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The American Military Advisor: Dealing with Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World is a comprehensive guide for American military officers assigned as advisors to regional officials in places very different from the United States.
America’s 25 Issues To Fix And Make The United States Great, Again!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Most Americans love our country. All can agree we have issues but no one seems to agree on what can be done. Well, first we need to unite as a nation. next we need to sort the issues into manageable chunks... But with so many issues where to begin? Well how about these 25 issues...
FBI Report: A Guide to Conducting Research in FBI Records, the FBI History Program - Presidential Libraries, Library of Congress, Papers of the Attorneys General
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,270. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
A Guide to Conducting Research in FBI Records explains how to find and use FBI records for research purposes. It is designed for scholars, genealogists, journalists, and others who wish to study the FBI and its work.
Occupy: Guide to the Perplexed.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The "Occupy" movement has taken the country by storm. They are here to stay and this essay deals with both some of their agenda, and how the State has reacted to them. It is a guide, for those who wish to learn more, as well as Occupiers who are facing agressive police response.