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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactics in Counterinsurgency - Field Manual 3-24.2 - Tactical Considerations, COIN Operations, Historical Theories (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this 2009 Army Field Manual establishes doctrine (fundamental principles) for tactical counterinsurgency (COIN) operations at the company, battalion, and brigade level.
Air Force Strategy Study 2020-2030: Power Projection, Freedom of Action in Air, Space, and Cyberspace, Global Situational Awareness, Military Support for Civil Authorities
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The team analyzed four future world scenarios — a peer competitor, resurgent power, failed state, and jihadist insurgency — in relation to the nation's vital interests and the 12 Air Force core functions. The resulting analysis led to a synthesis of the core functions into five critical capabilities designed to meet the Air Force's strategic challenges in 2030.
The Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in Syria and Iraq - AQIM, Ansar al-Sharia, Al Nusrah Front, ISIS, Islamic Front, Alleppo, Alawites, Sunni, AQAP, Assad, Al-Shabaab, Salafist
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Even though Al Nusrah has shown a willingness to cooperate with the Islamic Front, the latter is likely to have to reject any long-term alliance with Al Nusrah if it wishes to retain funding from the Saudis and the Gulf States.
Handbook of the Chinese People's Liberation Army by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency: Armed Forces, History, Doctrine, Command and Control
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this official Defense Intelligence Agency historical document assessed the military of the People’s Republic of China, known as the People’s Liberation Army.
Essential Guide to the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank: Debate on Reauthorization, Controversy, Critics and Supporters, Bank Reports and Documents, Annual Report and Plans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 431,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Exports & imports
This enormous compilation of documents provides a comprehensive overview of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, the official export credit agency of the United States.
The Long Slog: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The White House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,180. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Stump Connolly is at it again, careening down the campaign trail in pursuit of the candidates, the cash and the real stories behind Campaign ’08. A funny, inside look at politics from an established pro. “I don’t think anyone had more fun covering the campaign than Stump, or reading him than me. You laugh and learn at the same time.” – Bill Kurtis
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
2012 Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Report by the State Department (Volume II of the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report - INCSR)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This State Department report, issued March 2012 and converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, provides the official government assessment of international efforts to control money laundering and financial crimes.
2011 Weapon Systems of the U.S. Army: Comprehensive Review of Major Army Acquisition Programs with Program Status, Contractor, Teaming Arrangements, and Critical Interdependencies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Here is the 2011 version of the important annual Army publication, Weapon Systems, providing thorough overview of major Army acquisition programs, with information on program status, contractors, teaming arrangements, and critical interdependencies. It provides a wealth of information about Army weapons.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (IS-212) - HMA Grant Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to educate students on the benefits of the Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs and how to become qualified to apply for a grant under the HMA grant programs.
International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS is a classic socio-legal study of the incompatibility and possible reconciliation of competing views of cultural relativism and absolute fundamental human rights. It features prodigious research and insight that is often cited by academics, rights lawyers, and activists over two decades. This edition adds a new foreword by Tom Zwart and a new preface by the author.
Forging Swords into Plows: A Twenty-First Century Christian Perspective on War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
Forging Swords into Plows examines the historic Christian perspectives on war (holy war, pacifism, and just war). The book advocates expanding Just War Theory to include jus post bellum criteria, then uses the updated model as a framework for comparing the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic perspectives on war and assessing the justness of the U.S. invasions and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq.
2012 People's Republic of China: Military and Security Developments Annual Report to Congress, People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Capabilities, Earlier Reports to 2006
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This important DOD report from May 2012 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2012 report, this unique ebook compilation includes six other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2011.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Who Watches the Watchmen? The Conflict Between National Security and Freedom of the Press - Wikileaks, Assange, CIA, Bay of Pigs, Pentagon Papers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Who Watches the Watchmen? could hardly be more timely as we debate the recent leaking of the largest trove of documents in American history.
Iraq: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military, Saddam Hussein
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,130. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Iraq, 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 Iraq and its history.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Building for the Earthquakes of Tomorrow (IS-8.a) - Earthquake Causes and Characteristics, Effects, Protecting Your Community, Hazard Reduction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
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.
Outlaw or American Patriot?
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Price: Free! Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
2011 Complete Guide to Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire): Civil War and Crisis, Laurent Gbagbo, New Force Rebels, Ouattara, Yamoussoukro, Abidjan, History, Government, Politics - Authoritative Coverage
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,230. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This massive compilation provides a complete picture of the Ivory Coast as it confronts the renewed civil war and protest crisis of 2011. Over 400 pages of up-to-date information with professional analysis: rule of Laurent Gbagbo, human rights, economics, military and national security, history, more. Extensive histories put the current situation into perspective.
2011 Essential Guide to Health and Medical Issues Involving Natural Disasters - Official Information for Individuals and Businesses on Dealing with Floods, Hurricanes, and other Emergencies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,990. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This unique ebook provides an essential up-to-date reference guide to the health and medical implications of natural disasters such as flooding and hurricanes, with detailed, expert advice from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and FEMA.
FEMA Document Series: Dam Safety in the United States - A Progress Report on the National Dam Safety Program - FEMA P–759
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document is a report submitted to Congress outlining progress in the National Dam Safety Program. Dams are a vital part of our Nation’s infrastructure, providing economic, environmental, and social benefits, including hydroelectric power, river navigation, water supply, wildlife habitat, waste management, flood control, and recreation.