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Arabian Sands, A Book Review
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travel tales across the Empty Quarter of Arabia during the dangerous times of the 1940s with Engilsh explorer Wilfred Thesiger. A powerful sketch of the man and the Arab Bedouin who were his guides and friend in a hostile physical and social environment.
Oman: Federal Research Study with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,020. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Oman politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study is an exceptional review of Oman and its history.
Places to Go
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
"Places to Go" by Nalynn Dolan Caine is a travel book with 120 main destinations and many more small gems from all around the world.
Echo of Death
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Inspector Sladek is a haunted man and only weeks off retirement when he's asked to look into a series of gruesome slayings in London. All is not what it seems and before long Sladek's own life is at risk when he discovers a connection between the murders and the SAS led Oman coup of the early seventies. From London to Scotland Sladek is racing against time to solve the riddle and save himself.
Swansong
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,330. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Wendy Rozas doesn't remember the car wreck that claimed her parents' and best friend's lives. Wendy doesn't understand why she still suffers crippling migraines months after brain surgery. Wendy doesn't know why her headaches coincide with strange, inexplicable accidents.
The End Of Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,370. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Time stands on the brink of destruction. History and the human race are about to be wiped clean from Earth's record and only Atreus Knight can prevent it. He needs to find the keys to time before they fall into the hands of an alien war chief committed to destroying humanity and claiming lordship of all space and time. Bullets and fear can't stop him, but maybe fate can. Time will tell...
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
Art of War Paper: Closing the Security Gap - Building Irregular Security Forces, Iraq, Dhofar Region of Oman, North-West Frontier, Host Nation Decisions
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The British and US experience with the use of local, irregular security forces suggest their importance in assisting the host nation government and counterinsurgent forces.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
Art of War Paper: Operations at the Border - Efforts to Disrupt Insurgent Safe-Havens, Dhofar, Oman, Insurgency, Counterinsurgency
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Disrupting an insurgent's access to sanctuary and safe-haven is a critical aspect of operational planning for counterinsurgent forces. By denying an insurgent's access to safe-havens early in the conflict, the counterinsurgent will gain a marked advantage over the initially weaker force.