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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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.
Aftermath: Rebuilding Global Security After a Century of Warfare
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: 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.
Danger Lurks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 206,710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Romantic Suspense Boxed Set - 3 Complete Books Ladybugs and Fireflies - Feisty fraud investigator, Callie Roberts, is perfectly capable of taking care of herself. Luck of the Draw - Love? Money? Career? Family? A lottery winner decides to give away a two-hundred-million-dollar jackpot. Saving Tampa - When a strange man accidentally touches her, she sees the death of thousands.
Strategic Reflections: Operation Iraqi Freedom, July 2004 - February 2007 - President Bush, Iraq Elections, Petraeus, Abizaid, Zalmay Khalilzad, Military Operations in Baghdad, Insights for Leaders
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,410. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: 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.
Decisionmaking in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Removing Saddam Hussein by Force - The Surge, General Casey, General Raymond Odierno, General David Petraeus, Ambassador Khalilzad
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: 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.
The Interagency and Counterinsurgency Warfare: Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction Roles - Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan, Presidential Decision Directives, COIN and the Army
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 193,540. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Military
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 Most Un-Islamic Islamic State
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
The Islamic State, the so-called caliphate straddling Syria and Iraq, is renowned for its barbarism and cruelty, yet claims that it conforms to the Laws of Islam in everything it does. Nothing could be further from the truth. This brief book explains in simple clear language the basics of Islam and how the Islamic State is breaking all the rules it pretends to hold dear.
Legacy and Redemption
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Twenty years after the assassination of his father, Tim Keegan is sworn into the ranks of the NYPD. Keegan not only wears his father’s badge on his chest and patrols the same precinct his father did, but he also inherits his father’s unfinished business. While Keegan patrols some of New York City’s toughest streets, he is unaware that a terrorist his father had arrested is seeking revenge!