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U.S. Government Counterinsurgency Guide - Theory and Principles, Components of COIN Strategy, NGOs, Country Teams, Private Sector, USAID, Afghanistan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Guide, the first of its kind in almost half a century, distills the best of contemporary thought, historical knowledge, and hard-won practice. It is the best kind of doctrinal work: intellectually rigorous, yet practical.
CIA Sherman Kent Center for Intelligence Analysis Papers - Practice of Analytic Tradecraft in the Directorate of Intelligence, Transnational Threats, Profession of Intelligence Analysis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This publication of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is intended to help the Kent Center fulfill its mission of promoting the practice of analytic tradecraft in the Directorate of Intelligence, and of furthering a greater understanding of intelligence analysis in the wider communities in which it is practiced, studied, or taught.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Learning With Professionals - Selected Works from the Joint Military Intelligence College - Spying as Depicted in Movies, Spy Fiction, Clancy, LeCarre
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,380. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: spying as depicted in movies and novels, spy fiction vs. spy reality, history of intelligence, John LeCarre, Tom Clancy, Robert Ludlum, Principles of Intelligence, and much more.
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
The Unknown
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
“The Unknown: the Realities of Turkey” takes the reader day by day through the clamor of modern Turkish politics and brings order and clarity to a seemingly chaotic scene. Doğu Ergil’s tutelage is an indespensible resource for any and all explorers of foreign affairs. Turkey sometimes seems to be a part of every circle, and other times seems to live in a world all of its own.
Knowing Guns: The Ins and Outs of Firearms and Firearm Politics for the Uninitiated
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
No matter where you stand in the debate on guns, getting good, unbiased information is often difficult. "Knowing Guns" is an attempt to correct this deficit. Written for everyone from those completely unfamiliar with firearms to the enthusiast/activist on either side of the debate, readers will refer to this book again and again. Fully footnoted with sources.
The Emperor Has No Clothes A Practical Guide for Environmental and Social Transformation
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You set the price! Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The first part of this book examines the intertwined social,economic, and technological causes that are the wellsprings of many of the environmental and social challenges we face. The second part offers workable solutions to attenuate or eliminate these problems. The ideas being presented are simple effective things we as ordinary citizens can implement to successfully abate these challenges.
Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ikhwan) Encyclopedia: Islamist Extremism and Terrorism, Jihad and Sharia Law, Relationship to Hamas, Egyptian Uprising and the Ouster of Mubarak, Election of Mohamed Morsi
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 273,770. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This essential compilation of expert opinion and commentary from over twenty-five government and military reports and papers, totaling over 600 pages. The Muslim Brotherhood's role in the Egyptian uprising of 2011 and the subsequent election of Mohamed Morsi to the Egyptian Presidency has focused renewed attention on the organization, which has been accused of extremism and terrorism by some.
The Rise of UKIP
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Written by a key insider and UKIP activist, this book takes a look at the rise of this ground breaking political party that threatens to overthrow the conventional face of British Politics.
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.
History and Future of Two Parties
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
THE HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICAN in the last half century is a "drama in three acts". Act one: Dictatorships overthrow the armed left in the military field. Act two: Democracy is back and the end of the soviet communism coincides with a decade of "free market economies" (the '90). Act three: Former guerrilla take power in almost all the countries.
2011 Official Dictionary of Nuclear, Radiation, and Radiological Terms and Acronyms: Nuclear Power Plants, Atomic Weapons, Military Stockpile, Radiation Medicine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Untangle the confusing technical, scientific, and medical jargon used in the nuclear and radiological fields with this comprehensive dictionary featuring official, authoritative definitions of nearly 1500 terms and acronyms for the nuclear power industry, nuclear weapons, the military nuclear stockpile, and radiological medicine.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
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.
Forging Swords into Plows: A Twenty-First Century Christian Perspective on War
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Price: $3.99 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.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 3: Soeharto's Fall and the Reformasi Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vol 3 covers the chaotic final days of General Soeharto's New Order regime, continuing turmoil under President's B.J. Habibie, Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri – the violent separation of East Timor; civil war in Maluku; black operations in Papua; the bloody insurgency in Aceh; the advent of Islamic terrorism – and the election (and re-election) of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Disaster Preparedness: Urban Preppers with Kids, Pets & Parents; Disaster Survival for the Family
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Disaster preparedness for the family. Most of us live in the city and are NOT trained survivalists. Urban Preppers is a practical emergency preparedness guide that can save your life and the lives of your loved ones. Well researched, almost 500 pages covering topics ranging from emergency food and water to protecting your pets or your child with disabilities. Be ready when the next crisis happens.
Confederation of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A true story of one man's heroics in the drafting of the Constitution of Vanuatu. In 1980 a small town attorney from Nevada journeyed to the South Pacific to help the indigenious people draft a constitution. The year long process lead to intrigue, treachery, ending with a plane crash on a cannibal island. Read how the "primitive" tribesmen knew more about governance than did the oxford educated.
Learning From the Enemy: The Gunman Project - Espionage at the Moscow U.S. Embassy, Soviet Spying, IBM Selectric Typewriter Bugs, Great Seal Implant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This NSA paper examines the nature of the Soviet electronic penetration and the damage assessment of Soviet access to typewriters at the U.S. embassy in Moscow. This history of Project GUNMAN will also answer such questions as how the typewriter bugs were discovered and how they worked.
Madaraka: The Poor Shall Inherit the Earth, Including Its Natural Resources
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book aims to provide readers with a general overview of neoliberal (economic/corporate) globalization - presently militarized via the fabricated U.S-led War on Terror - and to draw attention to the political economy of this exploitative system, which is marked by increasing inequality, oppression, and the exploitation of both people and the natural environment, exclusively for profit.