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Department of Defense Reports on Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2006 through 2010: People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Communist Party, Weapons, Tactics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Five important DOD reports from 2006 through 2010 provide extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. The reports on military and security developments involving the People’s Republic of China address the current and probable future course of military-technological development of the People’s Liberation Army and Chinese security strategy.
Pretending Democracy
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Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
Party Politics in Southeast Asia - Organization Money Influence
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 130,690. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The first comparative study covering eight of the ten ASEAN countries. It provides a fresh look into organization and internal mechanisms of the main political parties, how they function on the ground, how they hold together, how their leadership systems work, including internal competition and candidate selection, campaign strategies and party finances, money politics and career opportunities.
2011 Nuclear Power Plant Sourcebook: Plutonium Radioisotope, Radiation Health Effects and Toxicological Profile, Medical Impact, Fukushima Accident Radioactive Release
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Plutonium, a radioisotope with significant health implications that can be generated by nuclear power plant accidents and meltdowns, is fully covered in this authoritative, 300 page collection of official documents with details about the health and medical impacts of this dangerous radioactive element.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force Doctrinal Framework and Strategy Field Manual - FM 7-100 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,740. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Opposing Force Doctrinal Framework and Strategy Field Manual (FM 7-100) presents the flexible baseline created by the TRADOC Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (ODCSINT) for an OPFOR that can be adapted to meet a variety of different training requirements in a number of different scenarios that reflect the COE.
Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development - Arab Spring, Polyarchy, Closed Hegemonies, Kleptocracy, Social Capital, Political Stability Model
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The initial limited campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq became the largest American stability and reconstruction campaigns since World War II, and led directly to the resurgence of counterinsurgency (COIN), stability and reconstruction operations as key facets of American strategy.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Local Damage Assessment (IS-559) - Identify Needs, Set Priorities, Drive Response and Recovery Actions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective damage assessment program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare - Nerve Agents, Incapacitating Agents, Riot Control, Toxins, Defense, Decontamination (Emergency War Surgery Series)
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 388,370. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare is a comprehensive source of the information on chemical agents, including chemical detectors and protection equipment, diagnosis, decontamination, countermeasures and therapy, and response planning, as well as the history of chemical warfare and casualty management.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Domestic Support Operations Field Manual - FM 100-19 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Domestic Support Operations Field Manual (FM 100-19) provides the capstone doctrine for US Army and US Marine Corps domestic support operations. It also provides general information to civilian authorities at federal, state, and local levels involved in planning for and conducting such operations.
Howard Dean's Police State of Vermont, Sotomayor and Government Crime
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A terrifying journey into how our legal systems work in the United States taken from the first-hand true experiences of Scott X Huminski. Huminski explores misconduct within the justice system in Howard Dean's Vermont from police, prosecutors and judges with a case ending up before U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
What Israel Has Learned about Security
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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.
2013 Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives, Bomb Squad, Forensic Investigation, Ordnance Disposal, Irregular Warfare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a thorough review of the Pentagon's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office. The mission of the CTTSO is to identify and develop capabilities to combat terrorism and irregular adversaries and to deliver these capabilities to Department of Defense components.
The Threat from Iran: Reassessing the Implications of a Nuclear-Armed Iran and the Iranian Puzzle Piece - Understanding Iran in the Global Context
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Can the United States live with a nuclear-armed Iran? Despite strong policy preferences to the contrary, Washington may have little choice. Evidence suggests, and most scholars agree, that Iran is working toward self-sufficiency in a complete nuclear fuel cycle that would enable it to produce nuclear weapons.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: The Professional in Emergency Management (IS-513) - FEMA Organization and History, Disaster Assistance, Mitigation, Exercises, USFA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: July 19, 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) provides extensive information on emergency management.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Counterintelligence Field Manual - FM 34-60 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Counterintelligence Field Manual (FM 34-60) provides guidance to commanders, counterintelligence (CI) agents, and analysts.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Training the Force Field Manual - FM 25-100, FM 7-0
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, Training the Force Field Manual (FM 25-100 - FM 7-0) is the Army's capstone training doctrine and is applicable to all units, at all levels, and in all components.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 1 - Ground Systems - Infantry Weapons, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Marksman, Sniper Rifles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
Getting To Know the President: CIA Briefings of Presidential Candidates, 1952-1992 - Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This CIA-sponsored book provides the first detailed account of the way in which Agency briefers have attempted, with varying success, to adapt briefings to the differing experience, priorities, and working patterns of successive presidents.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Conducting Peace Operations - FM 3-07.31 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Conducting Peace Operations Field Manual (FM 3-07.31) covers peacekeeping operations and related functions of the military, including the UN operations, the enforcement of sanctions, and humanitarian assistance.
Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force 1907-1960 - Volume One, Early Days, World War II, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles, Space, Strategic Implications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This history seeks to discover and record the mainstream of thought within the United States Air Force (and its predecessors) concerning the role to be played by air and aerospace power in a deadly struggle for national survival.