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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.
Building Corbett's Navy: The Principles of Maritime Strategy and the Functions of the Navy in Naval Policy, Sir Julian Corbett, Admiral Mahan, Stansfield Turner, Leverage of Sea Power, Navy Functions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book applies Sir Julian Corbett's principles of maritime strategy to establish policy based upon an approach founded on the functions of the Navy.
Growing an Ideology: How the Mormons Do It - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Ideology, Socialization Structure, Church Expansion, Religious Capital and Beliefs, Insurgencies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis seeks to understand how ideology-based organizations grow, for understanding ideological promulgation is imperative to understanding conflicts arising from differing ideological principles. We assert that the philosophical framework that drives the ideology of an organization plays a secondary role in that group's expansion.
The British Boer War and the French Algerian Conflict Counterinsurgency for Today - Guerilla Warfare, Case Study of Algerian Conflict 1954-1962, Literature Review, Small Wars, Colonel Callwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,900. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Military historical case studies provide insight for military planners. Military planners cannot afford to ignore history when planning in today's complex environment.
Deception: Theory and Practice - Military Deception, Army Doctrine, World War II, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Post Cold War, Surprise, Freedom of Action, Mislead the Target, Subversion, Mental Isolation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 147,310. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis explores the history of U.S. Army deception and doctrine, and combines the insights gained with the various works on deception, cognitive psychology, communications, and decision-making in order to distill a concise handbook for deception practitioners.
Cooking Up Psychological Operations: The Ingredients of Successful Psyop - Korean War Case Study, Operation Moolah, Target Audience (TA), PSYWAR, Communication Theory, PSYOP Model, Radio and Leaflet
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Psychological Operations (PSYOP) have been integral to U.S. military operations in times of war and peace. Using radio broadcasts, leaflets, loudspeakers, and other forms of media, the U.S. has directed PSYOP toward influencing the behavior of a target audience (TA), in order to influence their emotions, motives, and objective reasoning in support of the accomplishment of national aims.
The Utility of Mass Violence: The Value of Use Without Significant Restraint, Great Jewish Revolt Against Romans and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising During the Holocaust, War as Vehicle for Nation Building
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Could it be that our violent tendencies are not necessarily all bad? This is precisely the topic we will explore. Using the events of The Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66 AD and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Holocaust, we will strive to answer the question: what is the utility of mass violence?
American Leadership and Decision-Making Failures in the Tet Offensive - Vietnam War Milestone, Deception and Warnings, Missed Opportunity, Intelligence Structure, Solutions, Communist Activities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Officers in today's United States military can learn from the policy and military decision-making failures and successes in American history. The hope is that in future military operations, they will not repeat the mistakes of the past.
Perils of Reasoning by Historical Analogy: Munich, Vietnam and American Use of Force Since 1945 - How Have Munich and Vietnam Influenced National Security Policy? Cold War Lessons for Current World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The intellectual starting point for his essay is that the normal human predilection is to reason by historical analogy, and that, in his words, such reasoning "has played a significant role in the formulation and implementation of US foreign policy since the end of World War II."
Only in the Mind of the Enemy: Can Deterrence Effectiveness be Measured? Military Deception, Historical Cases, Japan World War II, Cuban Missile Crisis, Libya, Iraq, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concept of deterrence is as old as war, but determining if deterrence activities and messages are having the desired effect on the adversary decision maker is challenging since the adversary will not readily admit to being deterred.
Clausewitzian Friction and Future War - Desert Storm, Air-to-Air Combat, Intractability of Strategic Surprise, Nonlinearity, Modern Taxonomy, Dispersed Information, Clarity about War as It Actually Is
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,790. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Friction is an inevitable impediment to effective action and was a significant factor in war long before Clausewitz popularized the term.
Who Pushes the Pickle Button? The Frontline Aviator's Moral or Lawful Responsibilities for Weapon Launching and Bombing, Rules of Engagement, CFACC Involvement, Remote Technology, Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,310. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Tension has risen on the frontline battlefields in the air between the aviators executing their missions and their command and control. This tension has resulted in many aviators asking the question "Who is pushing the pickle button?"
Airmindedness Without Airheadedness: A Way Ahead for Airmen to Lead Design - Doctrine Elements, Airman's Unique Challenges With Design, Platform and Technology Focus, Broad, Joint Career Exposure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book deals with USAF doctrine for airmen.
Scramble in the South China Sea (SCS): Regional Conflict and U.S. Strategy - Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Paracel, Spratlys, ASEAN
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book focuses on six states - the Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Indonesia - and examines the drivers of regional conflict and sources of instability and competition in detail.
Quagmire: The Pentagon's Word for Nation Building - History, Military Capabilities, Panama, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Doctrine, Training, Force Structure, Why Soldiers Do Nation Building, Terrorism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,550. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book attempts to describe the military's performance in nation building, evaluating it in the context of strategic realities.
Cyber War: The Next Frontier for NATO - Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Website Internet Attacks, Hacktivists, Hackers, Cyber Attacks, Cyber Terrorism, Tallinn Manual, Possible Responses
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes and explores the unique position that NATO operates in and the duty of NATO to protect its alliance members, and member states to protect each other.
Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia and U.S. National Security - Prostitution, Sex Trafficking, Slavery, Smuggling, Migrants, Refugees, Corruption, Maritime, Connections to Terrorism, TIP Strategy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,500. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study asks the following question: How does trafficking in persons (TIP) affect U.S. national security interests and regional stability in Southeast Asia?
Battle-Wise: Seeking Time-Information Superiority in Networked Warfare - Defeating Adversaries, Cognitive Demands, Integrating Intuition and Reasoning, Battle Wisdom from Firepower to Brainpower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 164,790. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study an inquiry into the possibility of improving the operational thinking and decisionmaking of U.S. military individuals, teams, and forces who fight for their nation.
Counterinsurgency Theoretical and Practical Principles - COIN Doctrine, David Galula, Acclaimed Sage, Trinquier, Defining Modern Warfare, Charles Lacheroy and Doctrine de Guerre Revolutionnaire (DGR)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,770. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book argues that "coercive" counterinsurgency (COIN) has played a larger role historically than is currently recognized in today's FM 3-24 doctrine, which reflects the popular view of COIN as emphasizing protection of the population.
Building Global Warriors: Distributed Operations - The Way Forward - Contemporary Operating Environment and Enemy, Current Trends in D.O. Development, Infantry Training Standards (ITS)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,530. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Despite evolving doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), and enhanced technology, the theory of warfare is enduring. The nature of war is immutable in that no matter what form it may take, warfare remains a violent clash of wills that is most dependent on the human aspect.

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