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The Conflicts in Yemen and U.S. National Security - Yemeni Regional Politics and Saudi Arabia, Drones, Qat Chewing, al-Qaeda, War on Terror, Houthi Tribesmen Rebellion, Zaydi Shiite Sect, Kleptocracy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Yemen is not currently a failed state, but it is experiencing huge political and economic problems that can have a direct impact on U.S. interests in the region. It has a rapidly expanding population with a resource base that is limited and already leaves much of the current population in poverty.
A Year on Fire Mountain
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Anna Habibti’s diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territories, told with compassion, humour and a sense of the absurd.
The Final Discrimination
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Price: Free! Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Our civilised societies have abolished discrimination - right? WRONG! Read how we can remove the final discrimination.
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan: Comparing Past Counterinsurgencies for Future Applications - Special Operations COIN, Philippine War, Malayan Emergency, Taliban, Karzai
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Village Stability Operations (VSO) has been the cornerstone counterinsurgency strategy and primary mission for U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan since 2010. The VSO program has drawn criticism for human rights violations committed by the Afghan Local Police and poor reception by much of the Afghan population.
Whine Tasting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
This is a collection of the writings of Tom Thurlow, conservative columnist, attorney and blog-master at the website Napa Whine Country. Written in an informal and conversational style, the subjects covered include politics, movie and event reviews, “strong opinions on trivial subjects,” and various unrelated humorous columns.
Aftermath: Rebuilding Global Security After a Century of Warfare
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Why have there been so many violent conflicts in 2014? Our leaders have been unable to explain why the number of conflicts is growing or to do much about them. Giving voice to the insights of a new generation of veterans Aftermath provides fresh answers and a novel framework for managing conflicts and improving international security.
Back to Basics: A Study of the Second Lebanon War and Operation CAST LEAD - Israeli IDF Incursions into Lebanon and Gaza 2006 and 2008 Against Hezbollah and Hamas, Tactics, Hard Lessons Learned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The Israeli incursions into Lebanon in mid-2006 and into Gaza in late 2008/early 2009 are important studies in contrasts. During the first, often termed "the Second Lebanon War," Hezbollah fought Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) seeking hostage rescue and retribution to a bloody standstill. During the second, Hamas enjoyed far less success against the same forces.
United States and Unconventional Warfare - Al Qaeda's Exploitation of American Weakness, Iran and Proxy Terrorism, Hizbollah, China's Holistic Asymmetric Warfare Plan, Future Adversaries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Given the success of terrorist organizations against the United States since 1983 it is prudent to ask if nations will pursue unconventional engagements with the United States.
Analyze West: A Psychiatrist Takes Western Civilization on a Journey of Transformation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Imagine Western Civilization embodied in a character called West. On the brink of suicide, West presents himself to maverick psychiatrist Dr James Hill. West has lost his self-confidence and direction. James leads West through a process of analysis, therapy and transformation. An easy to read novel which will leave you feeling much more positive and clear about the Future of Western Civilization.
Terrorism and the New Age of Irregular Warfare: Challenges and Opportunities - New Technologies, WMD Proliferation, American Military and National Security, Weapons, Nuclear Systems
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Congressional hearing examined terrorism and the new age of irregular warfare, exploring issues such as the use of new technologies, WMD proliferation, the role of expensive weapons systems, nuclear weaponry, and the American military and national security.
Burning Bridges of the Delicate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Burning Bridges is a call to action, or at least I would hope so. It's poetry that isn't for the faint and/or delicate. It's poetry about our current state, our emotions and maybe a bit of anger? It's what you make of it.
Pooling Our Resources to Foster Black Progress: An Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing Framework
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
This book provides a framework for pooling resources on a large, national scale to address problems, particularly in underserved communities, through an impact investment fund. The “EXCEL-TRANSFORM Fund” will be a vehicle for galvanizing large numbers of people to pool funds to provide needed capital to entrepreneurs, businesses and nonprofits that can have transformational impact in communities.
Thou Art My Son. Part One B. Call To Arms.
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Price: $1.61 USD. Words: 35,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is the revealing of the Seventh Angel that is commanded by Jesus Christ in Heaven for your reading if you expect to survive the entrapment created by Satan to destroy your freedom of the Christian Church. I must read for the survival and salvation of the Church. Satan wants you kidnapped and murdered by invasion! The time is short and you only have months before the great unveiling of Christ.
The Government Took My Property! A Comparison of Acquisition Law in Australia and the United States
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,770. Language: Australian English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Most people don't think much about acquisitions or "takings" of private property by the government--until they receive a letter that their land is about to be taken! This complex subject is made easy to understand in this volume. The author uses zany humor and bizarre examples to describe the history of acquisitions in Australia and the USA, and how they have come to be what they are today.
Second Lincoln? Essays on Obama and the Post-Racial Society
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Not only has President Obama shown himself to be Lincolnesque in emancipating nearly 5 million undocumented migrants, he has redeemed himself, having come into office on the shoulders of blacks, minorities, the anti-war, and the economically disenfranchised. But only partly: here, in the voice of one writer, is a history of the dreams of those who supported him, and what more he could do.
Black unconsciousness
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A Book about black South Africans living in post apartheid South Africa
A construção do mito Mário Palmério
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Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
What Price Liberty?
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Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
With every temporary politician with a ‘pen and a phone’ your liberties are shrinking. Don’t believe it? Read on!
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.