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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.
Breaking Through the Tension: The Operational Art of Special Operations in Phase Zero - Special Operations Forces (SOF) During Pre-Crisis Peacetime Conditions, Theory and Doctrine, Framework
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Operations Forces (SOF) provide unique approaches in Phase Zero environments. The examination of special operations approaches in Phase Zero provides insights into the challenges of devising and executing a Phase Zero operational art.
Policing and Law Enforcement in COIN - the Thick Blue Line: Offensive Policing, Operational Design Considerations, Northern Ireland Troubles, Insurgents in India, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work on the role of policing in confronting security threats highlights the need to shift resources and emphasis towards policing, law enforcement, and internal security. Law enforcement and internal security are key pillars in a comprehensive national security strategy and are often underemphasized.
Armed with Information: Evolving Public Affairs to Deliver Operational Effects - Military Implications of Globalization, Changing Nature of Military Conflict, Evolving War Character, Battle of Ideas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In light of the pervasive nature of real-time global news, the perceptions as delivered via the media and other emerging communication mediums are increasingly influencing foreign and domestic public opinion and the policymaking process.
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.
Incorporating Effects-Based Operations Into Military Operations - EBO Concepts and Categories, IO, Effects-based Coalition Operations, EBO Experimentation, Lessons from Coalition Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
EBO is an approach that spans all levels of conflict, all types of operations, and is generally agnostic to the instigator of actions. Therefore, it applies equally well to IO utilizing non-lethal force as well as conventional, lethal, force-on-force operations.
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 Enduring Art of War: A Paraphrase and Commentary on Sun Tzu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
The Enduring Art of War: A Paraphrase and Commentary on Sun Tzu uses modern language and historic examples to demonstrate this timeless classic’s relevance to the modern age. Though as the title implies the book was written about how to succeed in warfare it has applicability to all aspects of life. This book is easy to read and provides the reader with a greater appreciation for its insights.
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.
Forging An American Grand Strategy: Securing a Path Through a Complex Future - Eight Myths, Department of Homeland Security Approach, President's Role, Human Thinking, Lessons from Singapore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines grand strategy and the assistance such a strategy makes to the development and articulation of the National Security Strategy. This is the focus of much of the curriculum at all the war colleges within the Pentagon.
Strategic Aggression: Conditions That Could Trigger Aggressive Military Action by the People's Republic of China (PRC) - Case Studies of Interwar Germany, Modern China, Secrecy, PLA, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
China continues to develop high technology weapons systems and force projection platforms that are widening its military advantage over its neighbors and could possible deny American military access to the region in the event of conflict. China's true ambitions and long-term strategy are difficult to discern, as it is intentionally secretive about its military development and foreign policy.
Hole of Government: Sealing the Gap in U.S. Stability Operations - Machiavellian State Politics, Liberated or Occupied States, Germany World War II, Vietnam, Small Wars, State and Defense Department
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper analyzes the operational environment to argue that competent stability operations are the most effective means to influence the population-centric vulnerabilities of prevalent adversaries.
Issues in Strategic Thought: From Clausewitz to Al-Qaida - Rules and Principles of War, Baron de Jomini, Mahan, Mackinder, Bernhardi, Bloch, Douhet, Mitchell, Brodie, Wohlstetter, Giap, Galuta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores strategic debates about warfare dating back to the Napoleonic era. Six debates brought about by social and technological changes are discussed.