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Breaking the Ice: Potential U.S. - Russian Maritime Conflict in the Arctic - Disputed Areas, Lomonosov Ridge, Bering Strait, Beaufort Sea, Northwest Passage, Hans Island, NATO Perspective, UNCLOS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
While war in the Arctic appears unlikely at present, this thesis analyzes why an escalation of territorial and resource disputes in the Arctic up to and including the use of force cannot and should not be ruled out.
Saggezza italiana - 1550 citazioni
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: Italian. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Questo libro contiene 1550 delle migliori citazioni da Italia. Gli insegnamenti sono leader e pensatori di rispettare italiana. “Saggezza italiana - 1550 citazioni” offre lezioni significative sulla vita e di apprendimento.
Three Blind Mice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The wonderfully dark (and yet true) stories behind our favorite children's nursery rhymes.
American Arctic Policy and Plans: Obama National Strategy, Defense, DoD, NOAA, Coast Guard, Marine Corps Arctic Strategy, Assessing the Resource Gap in a Changing Arctic, Climate Change Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,200. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Eight official U.S. government and military documents provide insights into the American strategy for dealing with the increasingly ice-free Arctic.
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.
Secret Weapon: High-value Target Teams as an Organizational Innovation - Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Petraeus, Odierno, The Surge in Iraq, SOF, Tommy Franks, Task Force Freedom in Mosul
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study argues that interagency teams were a major catalyst in turning around the Iraq War, and that they will disappear from America's arsenal unless the knowledge base supporting the innovation can be secured.
Women in the Book Trade: Three Women Publishers of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
This book profiles three women publishers at three women's presses: Emily Faithfull at the Victoria Press in the nineteenth century, and Lilian Mohin at Onlywomen Press and Sue Butterworth at Silver Moon Books in the twentieth century. For the reader interested in printing by women as well as publishing by women this book provides an account of those experiences also.
Preppers: History and the Cultural Phenomenon
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Prepper Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The word ‘prepper’ seems to have burst onto the scene within the last 10 years, and has increasingly become associated with “fringe” extremists. They have been labeled by some as “domestic terrorists.” But is prepping a new phenomenon? For those who wonder what a prepper is, this book offers a look at what they used to be—and what they are today.
The Crescent and the Cross
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Two massive armies, two legendary leaders, two historic creeds, and one desperate battle that would determine the fate of Western Civilization for centuries to come….
The Hollands - Book Two Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The second in a series of short books which records the Holland family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
Defense Science Board Task Force Report - Force Protection in Urban and Unconventional Environments: Training Regime, Tactical Intelligence, Red Teaming, Role for Technology, SSTR Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Force protection is not an end in itself. Furthermore, protecting the force is not only, or even mainly, about defensive measures. To the extent that "force protection" connotes bunkers and barbed wire, it is not a helpful term.
The Interagency and Counterinsurgency Warfare: Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction Roles - Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan, Presidential Decision Directives, COIN and the Army
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 193,540. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. military campaigns in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the greater Global War on Terrorism have confronted civilian policymakers and senior military officers with a complex, fluid battlefield which demands kinetic and counterinsurgency capabilities.
Decisionmaking in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Removing Saddam Hussein by Force - The Surge, General Casey, General Raymond Odierno, General David Petraeus, Ambassador Khalilzad
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With this initial volume of its Operation IRAQI FREEDOM Key Decisions Monograph Series, the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) attempts to write about key decisions while they are still fresh in the memories of the participants.
Strategic Reflections: Operation Iraqi Freedom, July 2004 - February 2007 - President Bush, Iraq Elections, Petraeus, Abizaid, Zalmay Khalilzad, Military Operations in Baghdad, Insights for Leaders
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,410. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom were the first major wars of the 21st century. They will not be the last. They have significantly impacted how our government and military think about prosecuting wars.
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.
1965 - 2015’ten 50 Yıl Önce 1915’ten 50 Yıl Sonra
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Turkish. Published: November 25, 2014 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
2015’e bir kala, Ermeni Soykırımı’nın 100. yılı yaklaşırken, dünyanın özellikle de Türkiye’nin gözü Ermenilerin anma faaliyetlerine çevrilmişken, soykırımın üzerinden 50 yıl geçtikten sonra yani bugünden 50 yıl önce neler yaşandığına yeniden bakmak gerektiğini düşündük.
The Death of Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this well-researched and highly readable book, Robin Neillands reveals the truth behind this fallacy and the events surrounding the battles of the Great War, and sets them in a wider context.
Monty's Greatest Victory: The Drive for the Baltic, April-May 1945
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,370. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Whiting tells how this enigmatic soldier achieved his goal through ruthless generalship and a typical disregard for orders from above.
An Analysis of the FARC in Colombia: Breaking the Frame of FM 3-24 - From the Beginnings of the FARC to the Present, Guerrilla Insurgency, Doctrinal Gaps, Summary of Narrative and Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
This monograph tells the narrative of the FARC in Colombia from the perspective of the counterinsurgent and presents a summary of the evolution of the FARC. The Colombian government has achieved recent success against the FARC after more than forty years.
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.