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Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Debunking the Mythology - Historical Context, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Limitations of Arms Control, Russian Nuclear Weapon Security, Proliferation
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper offers a concise summary of many of the difficult issues presented in addressing this category of weapons within nuclear policy and posture, and particularly within the arms control arena. Its four direct findings are worthy of full consideration and debate as we rethink the place and role of tactical nuclear weapons.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 2: Soeharto and the New Order
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 273,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vol 2 covers the assassination of army leaders, the communist massacre, General Soeharto's rise to power and consolidation of the New Order regime, the East Timor occupation, separatist insurgencies in Aceh and Papua, Soeharto's turn toward Islam and cynical efforts to preserve power during the late-1990s – setting the stage for the May 1998 riots and Soeharto's resignation – the subject of Vol 3.
Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Turkey, after a remarkable decade of change, has faced the challenges of the Middle East’s recent turmoil, mass movements and democratic setbacks to create a dynamic new foreign policy that will shape its role in Middle East leadership for years to come.
Entre Dios y el pentagono. Como entender a las monarquias arabes.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
La llamada Primavera Árabe ha mostrado una realidad: millones de personas viven bajo regímenes autocráticos, sin libertad, con sus riquezas y ancestrales territorios enajenados, padeciendo las políticas de gobiernos ligados más a los intereses hegemónicos externos que a las necesidades de sus propios ciudadanos. Este libro nos deja entender la historia y naturaleza de esas naciones árabes.
Intelligence Community Legal Reference Book - Laws of the Federal Government Guiding the Intel Community - CIA Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Detainee Treatment Act, War Crimes Act, Executive Orders
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 319,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Government / Federal
The American intelligence community draws much of its authority and guidance from the body of law contained in this massive collection. Updated in the winter of 2012, this latest edition incorporates the latest changes and legal developments since the publication of the previous edition.
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.
2011 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS, Missiles, Ships, F-35, Carriers, NPOESS, Osprey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is GAO’s ninth annual assessment of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes observations on the performance of DOD’s 2010 portfolio of 98 major defense acquisition programs.
From the Mind to the Feet: Assessing the Perception-to-Intent-to-Action Dynamic - Adversary and Enemy Intent, Gauging Intent, Decisionmaking, Motive, Neuroscience, Proliferators, Deterrence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
From the Mind to the Feet: Assessing the Perception-to-Intent-to-Action Dynamic is an interagency, multidisciplinary collection of 12 essays addressing operational and academic perspectives on the elusive concept of an adversary's "intent"—its indicators and relation to behavior.
2011 Fukushima Daiichi TEPCO Nuclear Power Plant Accident: Comprehensive Coverage of Historic Core Melt after the Great East Japan Earthquake, Radiation Releases, Stabilization Roadmap, U.S. Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 399,890. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station - ten chapters and over 1,000 pages cover every aspect of the accident beginning on March 11, 2011 following the Great East Japan Earthquake. This thorough compilation of official information provides an authoritative running narrative of the event as it happened, plus important and little-known background data.
2011 Complete Guide to Syria: President Bashar al-Assad and Ongoing Uprising, Military and Terrorism, Hamas and Hezbollah, Baath Party, Sanctions and Trade, Damascus - Authoritative Information
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 195,110. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This massive compilation provides a complete picture of Syria with over 600 pages of up-to-date information, featuring coverage of the ongoing uprising and the crackdown against the protesters; the current President, Bashar al-Assad, and the long rule of his father; the government, military, human and religious rights, terrorism and U.S. sanctions, and much more.
Is It Evil & Wicked - Terrorism in Islam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
A review of the religion of Bin Laden, Islam. Why was his view of this religion different from what most Muslims believe. Who are the Sunnis, the Shiites, Wahhabis and what do they believe. How are women treated, what about marriage and divorce, heaven and hell. What is jihard and why do some believers kill themselves. AlQaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood are discussed.
Good Fortune Island: A Chronicle of the Disaster at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Power Station - plus The Essential Guide to Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Safety Issues
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 505,220. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This combination ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station plus our essential guide to nuclear power plants and nuclear energy. Eleven chapters and over 1,300 pages cover every aspect of the accident from the moment it began on March 11, 2011 following the Great East Japan Earthquake.
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.
Guilty Survivor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Secret Cravings Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Bosnian Croat, Tamerla Kendall, lived through the carnage and chaos in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War (1992-1995). Hers is a story of courage, fear, ingenuity, and survival. Difficult choices she made then still disturb her peace of mind and life today.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Ranger Unit Operations - FM 7-85 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Ranger Unit Operations Field Manual (FM 7-85) covers the operations of US Army Ranger units. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
The Essence of September 11th 2nd Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,670. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This book doesn't advance a conspiracy theory concerning the events of 9/11. It is a critical exploration into an analysis of the ideas that underpin the U.S. government's 'official' position on 9/11 and an explanation of why that position is untenable. This book entails a detailed examination of the alleged 'causes' of the destruction of the Twin Towers, Building 7, and part of the Pentagon.
National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Operating Manual - DoD 5220.22-M - Preventing Unauthorized Disclosure of Classified Information, Contractor Guidelines, Security and Secrecy Classifications
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,760. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Operating Manual provides baseline standards for the protection of classified information released or disclosed to industry in connection with classified contracts under the NISP, with contractor guidelines and security and secrecy classifications.