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Maskirovka 2.0: Hybrid Threat, Hybrid Response - Putin and Russian Assaults on Georgia, Ukraine and Syria, Advancing Regional Hegemony with Proxy Forces, Outline of a Campaign to Combat Aggression
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This thought-provoking paper describes the irregular and hybrid tools and techniques that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his security and intelligence forces have used, first in the attack against Georgia in 2008, then in the assault on Ukraine, and now in Syria, to advance renewed Russian regional hegemony and strategic reach.
Eisenhower: His Model of Shared War Powers, Strategic Operator and Leader, Cultivating Strategic Thinking, Negotiating War Powers with Congress
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This collection reproduces several interesting reports: The Eisenhower Model Of Shared War Powers; Eisenhower, Strategic Operator and Leader; and Cultivating Strategic Thinking: The Eisenhower Model.
Eisenhower: The Colonels' Revolt: Eisenhower, The Army, and the Politics of National Security - Budgetary Politics and Interservice Rivalries, Role of Nuclear Weapons, Korean War Policy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper reviews the budgetary politics and interservice rivalries involved in the formulation of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's defense policies. Specifically, the paper chronicles the reaction of the U.S. Army General Staff to proposals to greatly increase U.S. reliance on strategic air power at the expense of Army force structure and modernization.
Eisenhower: The Most Reasonable of Unreasonable Men: Eisenhower as Strategic General in World War II - Lifelong Student, Supreme Commander, Moral Leader, Extraordinary Personal Energy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper investigates General Dwight D. Eisenhower's roles as strategist and strategic general during World War II. Eisenhower had zero combat experience and was still a colonel on the Army rolls when selected for four-star unified command.
American Civil War History: Battlefield Atlas of Price's Missouri Expedition of 1864 – Road to Saint Louis, Battle of Lexington, Mine Creek, Marmaduke’s Raids, General Samuel Curtis, Sterling Price
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This exceptionally detailed and authoritative atlas of a major Civil War campaign is a superb leader development tool and educational reference, providing a heavy dose of tactical detail and a significant focus on the operational level of war. The campaign provides a host of issues to be examined.
From One Leader to Another: Volumes I and II – Observations, Insights, and Advice from Over 50 Serving and Retired Senior NCOs on Tasks, Skills, Values, and Responsibilities for the Army Today
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 199,850. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These works are a collection of observations, insights, and advice from over 50 serving and retired Senior Non-Commissioned Officers. These experienced Army leaders have provided for the reader, outstanding mentorship on leadership skills, tasks, and responsibilities relevant to our Army today.
Ready, Reliable, and Relevant: The Army Reserve Component (RC) as an Operational Reserve – Army National Guard, Mobilization Authority, Role in War on Terrorism, Total Force Policy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The problem facing the Department of Defense (DOD), is determining the future utilization of RC forces, specifically their operational role, their implementation, and the development of a suitable mobilization authority that will support a broad spectrum of future operational requirements.
Bread, Freedom, Social Justice: The Origins of Regime Fragility in Egypt and Syria and the Arab Spring's Implications for Future Operating Environment – Role of Radical Islamism, Social Mobilization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Arab Spring revolutions in Egypt and Syria were significant disruptions to the Middle East and North Africa region. Their continually evolving consequences present the United States with immense challenges to regional and international stability.
The Dragon's Reach: An Assessment of the People's Republic of China's Expeditionary Capabilities – Chinese Force Projection, Liberation Army Threats to U.S. Interests, Anti-Access/Area Denial Plans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
When reading security related journals and newspapers on China, the spectre of China's rising military comes to the forefront. While some of these articles can be written off as sensational, the potential for a Chinese military threat is not absurd.
An Evaluation of the Human Domain Concept: Organizing the Knowledge, Influence, and Activity in Population-Centric Warfare – Military Innovation, Development in Sea, Air, Space, and Cyber Domains
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the U.S. military prepares for future conflicts, the increasing likelihood of population-centric approaches to warfare sparks the need for adaptation to better understand, influence, and act in the human environment.
The Persistence of Toxic and Unethical Leadership: How Does the U.S. Army Improve Leader Development and Selection? Evaluating Traits Required by Mission Command and Army Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph asks what the US Army can do to better reduce toxic and unethical leadership and develop officers to optimize the force for mission command. To do so the monograph examines the leader development and evaluation systems and, based on findings from those examinations.
Understanding the Anti-Access and Area Denial Threat: An Army Perspective – Air-Sea Battle, Prevention of Opposing Forces From Maneuvering to or Within an Operational Area
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US Department of Defense has designated newly developed technologies with increased range and lethality, designed to prevent opposing forces from maneuvering to or within an operational area, as "anti-access" and "area denial" threats.
The Efficacy of Cognitive Shock - Systemic Cognitive Fragmentation, Void Between Perceived and Presented, Reality as Perception, Mental Voids, Byproducts of Surprise, Deception, Strategic Paralysis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » History » Military
Western militaries orient their understanding of depth on the physically quantifiable aspects of time and space. Yet, new understanding of the human mind across multiple disciplines proves the more important aspect of depth is cognitive in nature.
Certainty is Illusion: The Myth of Strategic Guidance - World War II Pearl Harbor and Operation Torch and the Persian Gulf War Historical Experiments, Value of Strategic Thinking, Fact not Blunder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Instead of the clear guidance of the mythos, the guidance processes from World War II (from Pearl Harbor to Operation Torch, specifically) and the Gulf War demonstrate a very different relationship between strategic guidance and military planning. In reality, guidance was more like general principles governing operations than clear objectives.
Abraham Guillen: A Relevant Theory for Contemporary Guerrilla Warfare – Personal Experience During Spanish Civil War, Chief Strategist for MLN-T Urban-Based Guerrillas of Montevideo, Uruguay
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Abraham Guillen's theory on urban guerilla warfare marked a significant evolution from popular theories on guerrilla warfare during the late 1960s. Guillen's theory developed from his personal experience during the Spanish Civil War and bore the deep influence of the popular theories of guerrilla warfare, including Mao Tse-tung's protracted popular war and "Che" Guevara's foquismo theory.
Baseball Caps and Beards: The Perception of U.S. Special Forces by Conventional Forces and Its Impact on Interdependence - History from Eagle Claw and Urgent Fury to Desert Storm and War on Terrorism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The path to Interdependence between Conventional Forces (CF) and Special Forces (SF) grew out of the success and failure in combat and peacetime operations over the last three decades. Beginning with the catastrophic collision during Operation Eagle Claw to combined operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, interdependence has been a difficult process.
A Complex and Volatile Environment: The Doctrinal Evolution from Full Spectrum Operations to Unified Land Operations (ULO) - Warfighting Functions Including ISR, Battlespace, Operational Art, FSO
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,890. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In autumn 2011, the US Army introduced Unified Land Operations (ULO) as its new operational concept, concluding the era of Full Spectrum Operations (FSO). FSO was the Army's operational concept during recent conflicts, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Challenges of Adopting a Culture of Mission Command in U.S. Army - Review of Prussian-German Auftragstaktik, Understanding Military Culture, Fredrick the Great and Prussian Centralized Command
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission command, like its Prussian-German predecessor Auftragstaktik, is a cultural phenomenon that requires a very specific set of characteristics to function effectively. There are noticeable cultural barriers that are prohibiting the full adoption of mission command in the US Army.
Strategic Genius: What Traits Make a Great Military Leader? Gerhard Scharnhorst and William Slim as Examples, Elements of Courageous and Compelling Leaders, Ecology of Ideas for Cooperative Leadership
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Rather than searching for how to attain or how to practice strategic genius, this monograph simply asks what is strategic genius? To this end, instead of describing the development of strategic genius, this monograph attempts to describe its characteristics.
Operational Use of the U.S. Army Reserve in Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR) to Support the Government's Strategic Use of Humanitarian Assistance and Response - Effect of Climate Change, Urbanization
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Although it is impossible to predict the future, the operational environment of 2025 and beyond may require additional military support to the United States Government's agencies in Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR). Global climate change, urbanization, growing natural resources scarcity, and other factors will increase the need for humanitarian assistance (HA) and disaster relief.

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