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A Tradecraft Primer: Structured Analytic Techniques for Improving Intelligence Analysis - Cognitive and Perceptual Biases, Reasoning Processes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This primer highlights structured analytic techniques—some widely used in the private sector and academia, some unique to the intelligence profession. It is not a comprehensive overview of how intelligence officers conduct analysis.
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.
Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC): Department of Defense (DOD) Strategy for Joint Forces Operations in Response to Emerging Antiaccess and Area-Denial Security Challenges
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is a flowing-text ebook format reproduction of an important Department of Defense (DOD) strategy document describing in broad terms how joint forces will operate in response to emerging antiaccess and area-denial security challenges.
Arctic Operations and the Northwest Passage: Department of Defense (DOD) Report to Congress on the Effect of Climate Change, Arctic Warming, National Security, Infrastructure, Icebreakers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is a flowing-text ebook format reproduction of an important Department of Defense (DOD) report on Arctic operations addressing strategic national security objectives, needed mission capabilities, an assessment of changing the Unified Command Plan (UCP), needed basing infrastructure, and the status of and need for icebreakers.
How to Create An Economic Democracy
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Price: Free! Words: 17,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
In 1620 Francis Bacon’s Novum Organum introduced a new scientific method of investigating nature. In 1690 John Locke used the new scientific method to discover how to create political democracy. In this book the author uses Bacon’s scientific method and the trail blazed by Locke to discover how to create economic democracy.
Türkiye'de Ordu ve İnsan Hakları İhlalleri
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 56,310. Language: Turkish. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Aslında bir kitaptan çok bir rapor, bir derleme olan bu çalışmayı, Hollanda da bulunan Study Center on Turkey adlı organizasyonun sağladığı küçük ölçekli finansal destekle sevgili arkadaşım Ayşegül Kuru ile birlikte hazırlamıştık. Her ikimizde İzmir Savaş Karşıtları Derneği’nin (İSKD) aktif üyeleriydik. (Coşkun Üsterci, sunuş yazısından)
21st Century NBC WMD CBRN Weapons and Terrorism: Mass Fatality Management for Incidents Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction - Capstone Document from the U.S. Army and Department of Justice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Medical examiners and coroners (ME/Cs) must prepare not only to respond to disasters, but also to manage the catastrophic incident. Formulating disaster plans that address all types of disasters may not be enough, unless these plans provide critical guidance for dealing with the unique aspects WMD impose.
21st Century NBC WMD CBRN Weapons and Terrorism: Guidelines for Mass Casualty Decontamination During a HAZMAT/Weapon of Mass Destruction Incident (Two Volumes)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
These Guidelines represent the latest evolution in our approach to mass casualty decontamination. These Guidelines were developed for first responders to provide information and suggested procedures for mass casualty decontamination following a hazardous material (HAZMAT)/WMD attack.
21st Century NBC WMD CBRN Weapons and Terrorism: Water Security Handbook - Planning for and Responding to Drinking Water Contamination Threats and Incidents (Water Utility Planning Guide)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, this important guide from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides official guidance regarding planning for - and responding to - drinking water contamination threats and incidents.
Department of Defense Manual for Civil Emergencies: Guidance for Disasters, Civil Disturbance, Stafford Act Support
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This important document from the Department of Defense, the Manual for Civil Emergencies, has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The manual provides guidance for the preparation, coordination, and execution of military support to civil authorities during civil emergencies.
In A Moment's Notice: Surge Capacity for Terrorist Bombings - Challenges and Proposed Solutions, Lessons from Madrid and London Bombings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Although developed for addressing a surge of injuries from a terrorist bombing, the recommendations in this report may also improve the management of a surge from other mass casualty events, including biological, chemical, or nuclear attacks.
Deceiving The Eagle
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The intention of this book is to help raise people’s consciousness regarding the copious deceptive and deceitful practices that occur in society by discussing their root causes, and then presenting some of the negative manifestations of those behaviors. We can not expect to advance society by allowing these antisocial actions to go unacknowledged and not dealt with.
People's Republic of China: Military and Security Developments 2011 Annual Report to Congress, People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Capabilities, Technology, Force Modernization
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This important DOD report from 2011 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. Contents include: China's Challenges and Opportunities * Developments in China's National Security Leadership * Developments in the Security Situation in the Taiwan Strait.
Pelican Bay Riot
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"With lazer-like precision Glenn Langohr lays bare the festering under-belly of our criminal justice system in a driving, graphic narrative that somehow finds the humanity in this most inhuman setting." Phillip Doran, T.V. Producer and Author Pelican Bay Riot is a compilation of four stories that take you into the most violent, deadly and bloody prison in California, the Pelican Bay S.H.U.
21st Century Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Intelligence Papers: Curing Analytic Pathologies - Pathways to Improved Intelligence Analysis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study was prompted by a growing conviction — shared by others, to be sure — that improving the analytic products delivered by Intelligence Community components had to begin with a critical and thorough appraisal of the way those products are created... The Analytic Pathologies framework yields four insights that are crucial both to accurate diagnosis and to developing effective remedies.
The Bully Pulpit: A Journey Into the Bible Convolutions, Misuses and Impact Upon Politics and Society
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Bully Pulpit is a journey into the Bible, its convolutions, its misuses, both past and present, and its dangerous effect upon American politics and society in general. Unless the public actually begins to comprehend the sinister uses of a book of such faulty premises by self-appointed religious/political crusaders, then American democracy as we know it is in jeopardy.
OSAMA BIN LADEN, LA ESPADA DE ALA
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: Spanish. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Este libro, en el que Eric Frattini ha trabajado desde 1995 y para el que ha consultado más de 270 documentos de Agencias Federales de EE.UU, analiza documentos del FBI que, tras los atentados del 11 de septiembre, fueron de nuevo clasificados como secretos y es el único libro que analiza la gestación y ejecución de los ataques, con una información actualizada hasta el día 30 de octubre de 2001.
Random Thoughts
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Price: Free! Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A collection of short features and essays in my blog covering a period of over a year, talking about local events related to economics, politics and trivia in my corner of the world.
D’Hiroshima à Ispahan
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You set the price! Words: 880. Language: French. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
En 1945, l'objectif de Truman en larguant des bombes nucléaires sur Hiroshima et Nagasaki était avant tout d'impressionner Staline. Aujourd'hui, quel serait le véritable motif d'une possible intervention américano-israélienne en Iran ? Ne faut-il pas le chercher du côté de Pékin ?
9/11 Truther: The Fight for Peace, Justice and Accountability
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
9/11 Truther is the story about an everyday American who saw that something was wrong with what we were told about 9/11, and tried to do something about it.