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Hearts and Minds: Historical Counterinsurgency (COIN) Lessons to Guide the War of Ideas in the Global War on Terrorism - Insurgents, Historical Case Studies, Malaya Emergency 1945-60, Vietnam War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
While history cannot provide a panacea for global terrorism, today's military can learn lessons from historical small wars and low intensity conflicts to train and employ forces effectively to wage and win a war of ideas to counter global insurgents and their ability to win popular support. This paper reviews two case studies, Malaya (1945-60) and Vietnam (1964-72).
Strategies for Resolving the Cyber Attribution Challenge - Spoofing to Mask Geography, American Sponsorship of Embryonic Global Norms, Framework for Diplomacy and Defense, Leading by Example
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,450. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
Malicious cyber actors exploit gaps in technology and international cybersecurity cooperation to launch multistage, multi-jurisdictional attacks. Rather than consider technical attribution the challenge, a more accurate argument would be that solutions to preventing the attacks of most concern, multistage multi-jurisdictional ones, will require not only technical methods.
The Modern Catholic Just War Tradition - Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, Pacifism, Presumption Against War or For Justice, Questions and Suggestions, Moral Reasoning for War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of the modern Catholic Church "just war" tradition and modern military strategy.
Guideposts for the United States Military in the Twenty-first Century - Airpower, Combat Lessons, Military Personnel, Advanced Weapons, Forward Presence, Forward Engagement, Information Superiority
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,770. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a symposium where fifteen general officers - active duty and retired - representing all of the armed forces met at Boiling AFB, DC, to consider the impact of air power on warfare.
Religious Roots: Moral Judgment in American Policy - Methods of Evaluating Policy Historically Scarce and Insufficient, Philosophical Roots, All Policy Is Faith-Based
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book asserts that all policy is faith-based and moral at its roots; it is philosophically unavoidable.
The Role of Airpower in the Iran-Iraq War: Arab Air Warfare including Arab-Israeli War 1947, Suez 1956, Six-Day War 1967, October War 1973, Counterair, Support for Ground Forces, Command and Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,030. 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 an outgrowth of questions raised about the conduct of air operations in the war between Iran and Iraq.
The Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA): Allied Perspectives - Asia, Europe, France, Shift from Neo-Gaullism, Germany, Armed Forces, ISR, Efficient Use of Military Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The revolution in military affairs (RMA) is an American concept that frames a debate about the restructuring of American military forces in the period of globalization of the American economy.
Military Professionalism and Political Influence: A Case Study of the Mexican Military, 1917-1940 - Pancho Villa, Mexican Revolution, Carranza, Obregon, Calles, Cardenas Years, Latin America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study will explore the relationship between military professionalism and military political influence. While many scholars believe that increased military professionalism will "depoliticize" the armed forces, others argue that professionalization encourages the military to assume an active and even dominant role in politics.
End State: Relevant in Stability Operations? Operations Other than War (OOTW), Case Studies of Bosnia, Kosovo, Improvements to Army and Joint Doctrine, Strategy, Operational Planning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the war on terrorism progresses, it appears stability operations may continue to be the logical follow-on phase after intervention into each failed state. There is a necessity for military forces in the post-conflict environment to keep the peace while the failed state rebuilds.
Russian Operational Art in the Russo-Georgian War of 2008 - Decisive Campaign Gaining Control of Two Breakaway Republics, Roots of Soviet Thought and Practice, Cyberwar, South Ossetia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This paper is about the Russian military's use of operational art to achieve its strategic objectives during the Russo-Georgian War of August 2008.
The Makara of Hizballah: Deception in the 2006 Summer War - History and Organization of Hizballah, Lebanon, Chain of Command, Hijacking the Internet, Bunkers, Denial Operations, Electronic Warfare
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,390. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Information, while always a critical element of warfare, is quickly becoming decisive in present day conflicts. While the use of this information can take many forms, one area where the discussion of information's impact on conflict has been delinquent is in the art of deception.
Security Cooperation: An Old Practice for New Times - National Security, Defense, Military Strategies, Africa Command AFRICOM, Southern Command SOUTHCOM, Section 1206
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph addresses the current security cooperation structures within the context of recent strategic guidance. This guidance calls for a whole-of-government approach to build partner capacity.
Punishment, Revenge, and Retribution: A Historical Analysis of Punitive Operations - Justifications for War, British Army Somaliland, U.S. Punitive Expedition 1916, El Dorado Canyon Libya 1986
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using military force against an enemy to punish, avenge a wrong, as retribution is a timeless cause of armed conflict. There are many examples throughout history of successful punitive operations.
The Iran-Iraq War: Exceeding Means - Analysis of the Decision of Saddam Hussein to Invade Iran, Longest and Bloodiest War in Middle Eastern History, Ayatollah, Shia Unrest, Sunni, Bathist Regime
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In September 1980, Saddam Hussein invaded Iran, which initiated one of the longest and bloodiest wars in contemporary Middle Eastern history. Saddam most likely chose to use military force because of threats to his regime from Iranian-sponsored subversion which he failed to counter with diplomacy.
Westernization or Modernization: The Political, Economic and Social Attitudes and Desires of the Post-Khomeini Generation in Iran - Sunni-Shia Split, Age of European Influence, Role of Clerics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this paper is to answer the following question: Does the generation of Iranians born after the 1979 revolution wish to continue living under the system established by Ayatollah Khomeini, or do they wish to modernize (or perhaps westernize) their current political, social, and economic systems?
Deterrence During Hostilities: A New "Triad" for the Middle East - Strategic Deterrence, Retaliatory, Preemptive, Nuclear, Chemical, Deception, Psychological Operations, Shaping Enemy Expectations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Due to the presence of weapons of mass destruction and the will to employ them in the Middle East, the operational commander of the next conflict must understand and employ a new deterrent triad. This triad is composed of the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of deterrence.
Vision, Education and Experimentation: Marine Corps Organizational Behavior and Innovation During the Interwar Period - Gallipoli, Tarawa, John Lejeune, Amphibious Warfare Prophet Ellis, Commandants
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Marine Corps' development of amphibious warfare doctrine during the Interwar Period provides an example of successful peacetime innovation. The development of amphibious capabilities provides a guide for future innovation.
The Big Issue: Command and Combat in the Information Age - Future Conflicts, Digitized Military Command and Control, Commander as Expert, 3D Vision, Manned Reconnaissance, Asymmetric Warfare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper considers command and combat in the information age. it is an issue that takes us into the realms of the unknown. Defence thinkers everywhere are searching forward for the science and alchemy that will deliver operational success.
Fire in the City: Airpower in Urban, Smaller-Scale Contingencies (USSC) - Case Studies of Hue 1968, Siege of Beirut 1982, Operation Just Cause 1989, UNOSOM Somalia, Uphold Democracy 1994
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the roles and missions of airpower in urban operations in smaller-scale contingencies. Urban operations, often referred to as military operations on urbanized terrain (MOUT), are some of the most complex and difficult missions currently facing the US military.
A Rebuttal to the 2010 Marine Corps Operating Concept (MOC) - Assuring Littoral Access, Winning Small Wars, USMC History, Shift in Focus from Combined Arms Mechanized Forces to Irregular Warfare
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2010 Marine Corps Operating Concept (MOC) Assuring Littoral Access... Winning Small Wars makes the assertion that conventional forces designed, trained, and equipped for major combat operations against a peer competitor would not be equally adept at operations to counter insurgents, guerilla forces, and other irregular threats.

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