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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.
Comparing India's Counterinsurgency Approaches in Sri Lanka and Against the Naxalites - Communist Party, Tamil Liberation Tigers, Majority Sinhalese Domination, Jaffna Battle and Operation Checkmate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
India possesses a rich history of combating insurgencies throughout its country. The Naxalite movement originated when India gained its independence and now seventy years later presents the greatest insurgency threat.
Essential Guide to Lt. General Herbert (H.R.) McMaster, National Security Advisor: Thinking and War Scholarship, Moral and Ethical Soldiers, War on Terrorism, Paper on Future Wars and Technology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent compilation of papers, essays, and documents containing the work of Lt. General Herbert (H.R.) McMaster, nominated by President Donald Trump to be his National Security Advisor, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. These papers provide a unique and timely insight into the thought process and war scholarship of McMaster.
El Salvador: Limited Intervention Equals Limited Returns – History of President Reagan’s Cold War Policy to Restrain Soviet Communist Expansion in Central America in Low-Intensity Counterinsurgency
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,750. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this monograph is to analyze the misconception that using minimal means will produce anything other than minimal results. Using the single case study of the American military intervention in El Salvador in the 1980s, this monograph points to the evidence collected that underscores the results of a policy employing minimal means.
Operational Initiative in Theory and Army Doctrine – Military Theory, Individual Initiative and Control to Achieve Objectives, Role of Positive Aim, Anticipation, and Relative Freedom of Action
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Despite its prominence in centuries of military theory and role as a foundational attribute of the US Army operating concept since 1982, the definition of operational initiative remains vague. Furthermore, the lack of clarity on this topic blurs the lines between operational initiative and individual initiative, or the willingness of individuals to act in a given situation.
Fighting in the Mountains and Among the People: Imperial Russian and Early Soviet Population-Centric Counterinsurgency - Caucasian War and Bolshevik Suppression of Basmachi Rebellion (1919-1933)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph examines the imperial Russian campaign to quell rebellion in the North Caucasus from 1801 to 1864 and the Bolshevik suppression of the Basmachi rebellion in Central Asia from 1919 to 1933. The Caucasian War and the Basmachi rebellion featured Muslim insurgent movements that exploited inaccessible mountain terrain and relied upon the local population for recruitment and support.
India and Pakistan Civil - Military Relations – Review of Military Coup Potential, Khan Deposing Mirza, Bhutto Replacing Khan, Zia-ul-Haq Deposing Bhutto, Sino-Indian War, Gandhi Declaring Emergency
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph develops a theory that explains civil-military relationships throughout a wide range of interactions between a society and the society's military. The monograph uses this theory to explain the civil-military relationships in India and Pakistan.
Cyber Attacks, Attribution, and Deterrence: Case Studies – Stuxnet Attack on Iran, LulzSec, and Estonian Attacks, Protection of Cyberspace and Digital Infrastructure as Vital to National Security
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this monograph is to examine the role of a defender's ability to attribute a cyber attack and its effect on deterrence. Conflict in cyberspace is constantly evolving and deterrence might provide stability and understanding of these conflicts.
Lessons from the Normandy Invasion of World War II: Staff Development, Deception Operations, and Force Projection - Complexity of Planning, Sluggish Progress, Signals Intelligence and SHAEF Staff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
While the Normandy invasion ultimately led to the liberation of France and Europe from Nazi Germany, it was not achieved without a considerable amount of planning. Popular history has ignored some of the key aspects of this operation that illustrate the complexity of the planning in this undertaking.
Fighting the Big War with the Small Hammer: Operational Planning for the Medium Force – Case Studies and Tempo Analysis of World War II German Army Battle of Mortain, Defeat at Argentan-Falaise Gap
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph addresses the elements of operational art that are most critical during medium versus heavy operations. Section one uses an aggregate caliber calculation to compare US and German divisional combat power. Sections two and three analyze the American defense at Mortain and the Allied defeat of two German armies.
General George S. Patton was Not an Operational Artist - The Myth of Patton: Studies of World War II Campaigns, North Africa, Sicily, Western Europe Show That Patton Was Not a Military Genius
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since WWII, historians have lionized General Patton for his bold and daring leadership during Allied campaigns. His many biographers have highlighted his ability to instill discipline, remove incompetent leaders, and form an effective staff.
Operational Art in Pontiac's War - 1763 Pan-Indian Movement Attack on British Forts in Great Lakes Region, Pays d'en Haut and the Ottawa Chief Pontiac, Bradstreet and Bouquet Campaigns
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,230. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Military
Pontiac's War began on 6 May 1763 when a pan-Indian movement attacked several British forts in the Great Lakes region, also known as the pays d'en haut. Pontiac's War emerged following the French defeat in the French and Indian War, as it was known in America.
Is the Army Developing Strategic Leaders? Case Studies of General George Marshall, William Westmoreland, and Eric Shinseki, World-class Warriors, Army Doctrine, Laws and Officer Grade Limitation Act
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Given today's strategic environment and the demand put on the officer corps at every level, is the Army currently developing strategic leaders? The US Army doctrine and the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) provide a definition and list of competencies that outlines what a strategic leader should possess.
Imperial Policy and the Integration of Gaul into the Roman Empire - Roman Legions Conquered Tribes, Military Foundation, Political Inclusiveness and Roman Tolerance, Economic Benefits of Empire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Military
Unusual among the great states of antiquity, Rome managed to integrate many of the people it conquered into the very fabric of its society. Rome won and maintained loyalties by expertly leveraging a combination of what is today called hard and soft power. Undeniably important to the overall outcome were the military garrisons that enforced the writ of the state.
Prospects for Closer Israeli - NATO Cooperation - Historical Background, Mediterranean Dialogue, Palestinian Conflict, Turkey's Role, Strategic Defense, Military Technology, Benefits for NATO
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This study examines the prospects for closer Israeli-NATO cooperation by analyzing the historical context and possible benefits and constraints of developing the relationship.
Transitions from Violence to Politics: Conditions for the Politicization of Violent Non-State Actors - Hizbollah, Irish Republican Army (IRA), Muslim Brotherhood, Partiya Karkeren Kurdistane
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
It is imperative for a nation to understand the most effective way to combat threats to its national security, and at times the best reaction to a violent atrocity could be diplomatic. This study examines the politicization process of violent non-state actors and the five statistical factors that contribute to the likelihood of a successful transition from violence to politics.
Innovative Practices for Special Warfare - Army Special Operations Forces, Collaboration, Structure, Incentives, Acceptance, Case Analyses of Google, Joint Special Operations Command, Silicon Valley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Warfare forces are tasked with conducting operations in uncertain environments defined by rapidly changing environmental elements (instability) and the interaction of many diverse external factors (complexity).
Russia and Hybrid Warfare: Identifying Critical Elements in Successful Applications of Hybrid Tactics - Putin's Crimea Annexation, Ukraine, 1923 German Revolution, Germany's Austria Annexation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,070. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
With the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014, hybrid war became a buzzword within political and academic circles. This study examines hybrid warfare applications using contemporary and historical examples.
Cyber Warfare: Jus Post Bellum - Problem of Cyber Attack Accountability, International Treaties for Post-Conflict Period, Comparison to Traditional Warfare, 1998 Kosovo and 2003 Iraq Wars, North Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
There is a lack of attention to the aftermath of a deployed cyber weapon: There is no mechanism for the assignment of accountability for the restoration of affected infrastructure and remediation of violation of established laws of war after cyberattacks occur.

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