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Preventing Catastrophe: U.S. Policy Options for Management of Nuclear Weapons in South Asia - India and Pakistan Proliferation Threat, Strategic Delivery Capability, Conflict in Kashmir, NPT
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This paper highlights the threat in "The Nuclear Catastrophe," a gripping projection of the worst-case scenario on the current realities of the Indian subcontinent. Written a year after the "catastrophe," it vividly describes the events leading up to the disaster as well as the grim aftermath of a South Asian nuclear war.
Air Force Intelligence Role in Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) - ISR, Targeting, Predictive Analysis, Gaps, HUMINT, SIGINT, IMINT, Counterproliferation, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Air Force intelligence professionals play key roles in combating weapons of mass (WMD) destruction at combatant commands and components and national intelligence agencies.
Endgame in the Pacific: Complexity, Strategy, and the B-29 - World War II Technological Solution to Attacking Japan, Bomber's Unintended Consequences in Chaos, Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, Nagasaki
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In war, competing systems introduce new technological means to gain advantage. Greater technological complexity, however, creates greater uncertainty—due not only to technical problems but also to unintended consequences when new technology is applied within the chaotic environment of war.
Reflections of a Middling Cold Warrior: Should the Army Air Corps Be Resurrected? The Case for an Autonomous Air Force, World War II, Nuclear Weapons, Aviation Technologies, Personalities, Cultures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
With the ending of the Cold War, the apparent conclusion of many political leaders of states that war is hardly a practical tool of statesmanship, and the recent preoccupations of the American military on counterinsurgency, some people have wondered whether the original reasons for the founding of a separate air force are any longer valid.
Force and Accommodation in World Politics: Bargaining with Threats and Incentives, Carrots and Sticks, Case Studies of Quemoy Crisis, Berlin, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, Kennan and Containment
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 125,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The major purpose of this book is to point out that for a variety of reasons, conciliatory approaches—accommodative measures— have too often been avoided by the United States and, if used, have too often been undervalued in comparison to military force.
Hitting a Bullet with a Bullet: A History of Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) - Nike, Sprint and Spartan, Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Star Wars, Patriot versus Scud Gulf War, THAAD, Lasers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a concise yet authoritative history of anti-missile systems, Ballistic Missile Defense, from the early years after World War II though the start of the 21st century.
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
Coercive Nuclear Campaigns in the 21st Century: Understanding Adversary Incentives and Options for Nuclear Escalation - Posing Four Grim Options, Plausibility of Conquest, U.S. Nuclear Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report examines why and how regional powers armed with nuclear weapons may employ those weapons coercively against the United States or U.S. allies during a conventional war. We argue that the problem of intra-war deterrence - preventing nuclear-armed adversaries from escalating during a conventional conflict - is arguably the most important deterrence challenge.
Pre-Emption and Precedent: The Significance of Iraq (1981) and Syria (2007) for an Israeli Response to an Iranian Nuclear Threat - Osirak Reactor, Covert Actions, Air Strike, IAEA, U.S. Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today, Israel is facing a new challenge as it considers Iran's nuclear program. This thesis is a comparative case study analyzing how Israel utilized its instruments of national power to deal with the threats in Iraq and Syria and how the international community responded after Israel destroyed their nuclear reactors.
2016 President Barack Obama's Speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan About the World War II Atomic Bombing of August 1945 - Honoring the Victims of the First Nuclear Weapon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On May 27, 2016, American President Barack Obama visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Hiroshima, Japan. He made a historic speech discussing the bombing of Hiroshima in World War II.
Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk - Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Confrontation, Risk of Nuclear War in South Asia, Pakistan Economy, Nuclear Power, Demographics, Alternative Ethnic Futures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal and the risk of war in South Asia, including India. Normally, the risk of war between Pakistan and India and possible nuclear escalation would be bad enough.
Anti-Submarine Warfare: What is its Role in the New Maritime Strategy? ASW, Deterrence and Forward Deployment, SSK Capability Trends of Threat Countries, LCS, MH-60S/R, UUVs, Virginia class SSN, MMA
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of anti-submarine warfare in the new U.S. Navy maritime strategy.
From SAC To STRATCOM: The Origins of Unified Command Over Nuclear Forces - Strategic Air Command, Carrier Bomber Debate, LeMay, Spaatz, Kenney, Admirals Revolt, Goldwater-Nichols Act, Cold War End
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book examines the creation of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).
Cold War Historic Resource Workshop: Updating Guidance for Management of Cold War-Era Properties on Military Installations, Air Force Cold War Studies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States Air Force is the executive agent for the Department of Defense (DoD) Cold War Initiative. The goals of the workshop were to recommend revisions to existing guidance and develop procedures for collecting the baseline data necessary to determine how to proceed with management of Cold War resources.
Attacking the Mobile Ballistic Missile Threat in the Post-Cold War Environment - New Rules to an Old Game, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear Weapons, V-2 History, Korolev, von Braun, Crossbow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 127,330. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study will examine how technology and doctrine have responded to the mobile ballistic missile threat over time. As this work reviews the changes that occurred over the last 60 years, it will seek to highlight the differences in context between the Cold War and post-Cold War periods.
History of the Rocky Flats Plant: Nuclear Weapons Production Facility, Colorado, Atomic Bomb Components, Plutonium Contamination Issues, Environmental and Safety Concerns, Shutdown and Cleanup
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,610. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a thorough history of the famous nuclear weapons production facility in Colorado known as the Rocky Flats Plant. It includes events, starting in the 1930s, leading to the creation of the weapons complex and events at the site from the 1930s to the turn of the century.
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1942-1960 - Manhattan Project to the New Look, Atomic Infrastructure and Nuclear Weapons Institutions, Air Power, H-Bomb, ICBM
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the role of the 77th-86th Congresses, from 1942 to 1960, an eighteen year period that begins with the development of the first atomic weapons during the Manhattan Project and runs through the administration of President Dwight Eisenhower and the development of the "New Look" nuclear strategy.
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1980 - 1990 - Force Modernization and SDI, Missile Defense, Star Wars, Nuclear Weapons and War, Reagan and Bush, START, INF Treaties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,940. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the third in a series of three papers to examine the role of Congress in the development of the doctrinal and material strategic posture of the United States over the three decades of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. This paper examines the role of the 97th through 102nd Congresses, covering the period 1980-1990, the last decade of the Cold War.
The Future of U.S. Nuclear Deterrence and the Impact of the Global Zero Movement - Nuclear Weapons Elimination Goal, BMD Deployment, Arsenal Size Considerations, NPT Treaty, ICBMs, Bombers, Subs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Advocates have recently proffered the Global Zero Commission (GZC) proposal as an alternative US nuclear strategy. The potential impact of the GZC proposal warrants a thorough examination of its background, theoretical roots, assumptions and impacts to include a comparison to US strategy.
Towards a Fail-Safe Air Force Culture: Creating a Resilient Future While Avoiding Past Mistakes - Rewards and Punishment, Zero-Defects Culture, Preventing Incidents, Tragedies, and Failures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The inadvertent transportation of nuclear cruise missile warheads on a B-52 from Minot AFB and the shipping of non-nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile components to Taiwan are contemporary incidents that reveal shortcomings.

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