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The Conflicts in Yemen and U.S. National Security - Yemeni Regional Politics and Saudi Arabia, Drones, Qat Chewing, al-Qaeda, War on Terror, Houthi Tribesmen Rebellion, Zaydi Shiite Sect, Kleptocracy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Yemen is not currently a failed state, but it is experiencing huge political and economic problems that can have a direct impact on U.S. interests in the region. It has a rapidly expanding population with a resource base that is limited and already leaves much of the current population in poverty.
Unmanned Tactical Autonomous Control and Collaboration (UTACC) Threat and Vulnerability Assessment - Impersonation or Spoofing an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,800. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report assesses threats to the Unmanned Tactical Autonomous Control and Collaboration (UTACC) system, which faces many diverse threats and is vulnerable on various fronts, but by applying security mitigation strategies this autonomous technology may be useful for the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL).
Eyewitness to War (Volume III) US Army Advisors in Afghanistan - Frank Commentary on Pre-Deployment Training, Logistics Support, Poppy Eradication, Corruption, Special Forces and Conventional Infantry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eyewitness to War Oral History Series: US Army Advisors in Afghanistan by the Combat Studies Institute makes exclusive use of oral history. This volume is a product of interviews obtained by the CSI Operational Leadership Experience (OLE) project and our Contemporary Operations Study Team (COST).
Past and Potential Theory for Special Warfare Operational Art: People's War and Contentious Politics – Guerilla Warfare and Insurgency as Theories from 1952 to 1965, Adaptation of Mao Zedong’s Idea
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the context of escalating instability in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Africa, special warfare may offer policymakers a valuable strategic option. To succeed, however, special warfare campaigns that apply operational art must be founded upon distinct and sound theories of war and warfare.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Organizational Development of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff, 1942-2013, Office of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - JCS Origin to 2013 Reorganization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the organizational origins and evolution of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff over the past seventy-one years. Established in January 1942 to expedite strategic coordination during World War II, the Joint Chiefs of Staff have been at the center of US military planning ever since.
Preparing for the Future: The Regional Alignment of U.S. Army Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) - Capacity Building, Alliance Building, Lessons Learned, Joint Doctrine, Strategy and Tactics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army is regionally aligning its Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) after a decade of continuous operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. This study examines the impact of regionally aligning BCTs with Geographic Combatant Commands.
Personnel Replacement Operations During Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield - Interviews to Assess Theater Replacements in the First Gulf War in Iraq, Doctrinal Publications and Echelon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study uses historical narratives in the forms of interviews conducted after the conclusion of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm to assess personnel replacement operations. The primary research question focuses on the adequacy of replacement operations during this period using the personal assessments of individuals involved in theater replacement operations.
The U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center 1951-2001 - Sierra Nevada Range, Cold Weather, Pickel Meadow, Hold Back the Night Movie, John Payne, Chuck Conners, NATO's Northern Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The following account represents a significant look at a half century of U.S. Marine Corps effort in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California. This has been and is still the location of the Corps cold weather and mountain training facility.
Cold War Historic Resource Workshop: Updating Guidance for Management of Cold War-Era Properties on Military Installations, Air Force Cold War Studies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States Air Force is the executive agent for the Department of Defense (DoD) Cold War Initiative. The goals of the workshop were to recommend revisions to existing guidance and develop procedures for collecting the baseline data necessary to determine how to proceed with management of Cold War resources.
Civil Military Engagements Program: A Special Operations Solution to Threats Derived from Undergoverned Areas - SOF and Civil Affairs in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Horn of Africa, and Battle Against ISIS
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using three regionally diverse examples, this study proposes that the Civil Military Engagements (CME) program, within the Civil Affairs (CA) Regiment, provides SOF an optimal solution to achieve its long-term objectives in undergoverned areas.
Lessons from a Successful Counterinsurgency: The Philippines, 1899-1902 - Insurrection, Filipinos, Treaty of Paris, Manila, President McKinley, General Otis and MacArthur, Manual Quezon, Errors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
The Philippine Insurrection of 1899-1902 was America's first major combat operation of the 20th century. The American policy of rewarding support and punishing opposition in the Philippines, called "attraction and chastisement," was an effective operational strategy. By eliminating insurgent resistance, the campaign successfully set the conditions necessary for achieving the desired end-state.
Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF) and Megacities – Comparisons of Three Developing Megacities: Lagos, Nigeria, Karachi, Pakistan, and Cairo, Egypt – Urban Operational Environment, Scale, Implementation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Regionally Aligned Forces, while providing useful tactical capabilities like cultural and language familiarity, are inadequate for developing comprehensive information about megacity environments. Further, when megacities are considered as complex, adaptive systems, the limitations of comprehensive knowledge reveal themselves.
Demographics of the American Military: Profile of the Military Community 2012 - Total Force, Active Duty Members, Reserve and Guard Members, Families, Pay, Installation Populations
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,050. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Demographics Report, which was prepared for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), presents a synthesis of demographic information describing members and families in the military community in fiscal year 2012.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) RECCE-J, Multiservice Procedures for Requesting Reconnaissance Information in a Joint Environment - MCRP 2-2.1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers procedures for requesting reconnaissance information in a joint environment.
3 Presidents, 2 Accidents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,940. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
3 Presidents - 2 Accidents picks up where Paul Smith's explosive MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell left off.
Command and Control of Military Forces in the Homeland - Lack of Unity of Effort between National Guard and Federal Military Forces in Disasters and WMD Incidents, Posse Comitatus, Hurricane Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the question of how command and control of military forces in support of civil authority can be achieved when the scope of a crisis requires federal involvement.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) Staffing and Action Guide - Business and Professional Skills, Military Knowledge, Lifelong Learning, Useful Support Information
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) reflects input from serving action officers and senior leaders with the most current joint information available for managing staff activities.
Fighting Blind: Why U.S. Army Divisions Need a Dedicated Reconnaissance and Security Force - Value of Division Cavalry Squadron for Future Warfare Shown by Iraq War and Ukraine Fighting Experience
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the Army reorganized into modular Brigade Combat Teams, US Army divisions have not had a dedicated reconnaissance and security force. This study answers the questions do US Army divisions need a dedicated reconnaissance and security force and if so how should it be organized, equipped, and trained?
The DSCA Corps: Bridging the Gap Between the Profession of Arms and Domestic Operations - Defense Support to Civil Authorities Case Study of Hurricane Sandy and Cascadia Rising Earthquake Exercise
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
An examination of two cases, the 2012 response to Hurricane Sandy and the 2016 Cascadia Rising earthquake response exercise, identifies several shortfalls in integration and coordination between the Army, other service components, and civil authorities.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.