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The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1942-1960 - Manhattan Project to the New Look, Atomic Infrastructure and Nuclear Weapons Institutions, Air Power, H-Bomb, ICBM
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the role of the 77th-86th Congresses, from 1942 to 1960, an eighteen year period that begins with the development of the first atomic weapons during the Manhattan Project and runs through the administration of President Dwight Eisenhower and the development of the "New Look" nuclear strategy.
Six Against the Secretary: The Retired Generals and Donald Rumsfeld - Army and Marine Corps Generals Speak Out During Iraq War Against Bush Defense Secretary, Standards of Propriety, Law and Theory
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,780. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The nature of civil-military relations in the United States is characterized by tensions resulting from a variety of competing principles including autonomy and subordination, self-interest and communalism, and loyalty and freedom. These tensions sometimes manifest themselves in conflict between institutions and individuals, but the disputes rarely capture the attention of the American public.
Flying and Fighting in Cyberspace - Implications for Command and Control, Network Operations, and ISR, Threat Agent Profiles, Mapping of Enemy Systems and Data, Cyber Attack and Defense, Funding
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This research paper develops the foundation for a new military operating concept to "fight the net" in support of 8th Air Force requirements and stand-up as the new Cyber Command. It applies the Air Force Concept Development framework to examine cyberspace as a newly designated warfare domain.
The Future of U.S. Nuclear Deterrence and the Impact of the Global Zero Movement - Nuclear Weapons Elimination Goal, BMD Deployment, Arsenal Size Considerations, NPT Treaty, ICBMs, Bombers, Subs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Advocates have recently proffered the Global Zero Commission (GZC) proposal as an alternative US nuclear strategy. The potential impact of the GZC proposal warrants a thorough examination of its background, theoretical roots, assumptions and impacts to include a comparison to US strategy.
Defending the Homeland: The Case for Integrating National Guard Intelligence Personnel Into the State Fusion Centers - Situational Awareness, Legal Landscape, Oversight, Research Process
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,030. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The National Guard lacks a fundamental understanding of the role of intelligence as a result of the historical security paradigm within the United States. This paradigm created a culture so averse to domestic intelligence operations and so deferential to the civil liberties and personal freedoms of Americans that in some instances it imperils them.
Anticipating Change: The Army National Guard and Being an Operational Reserve - Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) in Support of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Paradigm Shift, Tracking and Managing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard (NG) rightfully champions its designation as an operational force. In the last decade the Army NG through the Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) has continually produced operational units that deployed all over the world in support of OIF/OEF.
Leveraging the National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP) in the United States' Rebalance Toward Asia - Security Cooperation Relationships Pairing Air and Army NG Troops With Partner Nations
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP), with a robust 20-year track record of cementing regional alliances, is a low-cost, high-yield initiative that should be expanded in PACOM, particularly during this period of resource constraints in American history.
Federal Response to a Domestic Nuclear Attack - Mitigation, Nuclear Bomb Effect, Hypothetical Cases, Shelter Decision, Message, Transportation Dilemma, Martial Law, Posse Comitatus, Stafford Act
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,290. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States government needs to plan for and prepare against terrorist attacks. Terrorism when combined with weapons of mass destruction increases the planning complexity. In the event of a nuclear terrorist attack, the government will need to conduct consequence management in the affected areas, govern the non-affected areas, and prevent future attacks.
Flexible Options for Cyber Deterrence - Terrorism, Problem of Attribution, Cyber Attack, Espionage, Defense, Nation State Peer Competitors, China Conflict, SCADA, Network Equipment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This paper describes options for cyber deterrence to address both asymmetric threats from terrorists and the intimidation associated with nation-state peer competitors in the cyber domain.
Science and Technology Intellectual Capital, A Critical U.S. Asset - STEM, Capitalizing on Foreign Graduates, Implications for Deterrence in 2035, Problems in the Future for Space Dominance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,050. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The potential for losing intellectual dominance in science and technology is a major threat to the ability of the US to maintain national security and economic superiority. The US must ensure it exercises the best possible options to grow, attract and maintain enough qualified individuals to stay ahead of all adversaries.
Child Soldiers: Are U.S. Military Members Prepared to Deal with the Threat? Implications for U.S. Forces, Killing in Combat, Mental Health Consequences, Role of Media, Changes to Training
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,390. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book begins by examining the problem of child soldiers throughout the world and assesses current U.S. military policy, strategy, and practices regarding child soldiers.
To Resign or Not Resign... The Use of Senior Officer Retirements as a Political Tool - U.S. Military Dissent, Case Studies, General Fogleman, Shinseki, McChrystal, Disobedience to Civilian Control
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book looks at current literature and models for military dissent through political retirements and then applies these to case studies of General Ronald Fogleman, General Eric Shinseki, and General Stanley McChrystal.
Missile Defensive Systems and the Civil Reserve Air Fleet - Man Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS) Threat, Modifications to Airliners, Future Concepts of Operation and Potential Enemy Strategies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,210. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book advocates equipping at least a portion of the U.S. flagged commercial airliner fleet with a missile defensive system in light of American dependence on the civil reserve air fleet and contract aircraft, combined with a significant threat from MANPADS.
Developing a Situation Awareness (SA) Environment for the Distribution Process Owner (DPO): Recommendations for United States Transportation Command - USTRANSCOM, Information Confidence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines issues regarding the U.S. Transportation Command.
Logistics Aloft - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Emergency and Mission-Critical, Time-Sensitive (MCTS), Intra-Theater Logistical Resupply, Airdrop and Rotary Wing Assets to Support Resupply
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book looks at the future of logistics with the use of UAS, unmanned aircraft systems.
Commanding an Air Force Squadron in the 21st Century: A Practical Guide of Tips and Techniques for Today's Squadron Commander - Leadership, Unit Cohesion, Morale, Inspections, Art of Command, Families
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 160,170. 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 primer designed to accompany appropriate courseware in multiple Air University syllabi and to offer an accessible reference to those MAJCOMs who sponsor their own squadron commander pre-command courses.
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.
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.
The Ring of Gyges: Anonymity and Technological Advance's Effect on the Deterrence of Non-State Actors in 2035 - Why Groups and Individuals Attack, Deterring with Expanded Denial Strategies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,650. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
From the time of Plato, men have pondered how an individual would act if they were unidentifiable or anonymous. In The Republic, Plato uses the story of Gyges of Lydia, who found a ring in a cave and put it upon his finger to become invisible, to show how a man would act when he believed himself to be anonymous.
Driving to Zero: Defining Credible Nuclear Deterrence in an Era of Disarmament - New START and 2010 NPR, Drell and Goodby, Forsyth, Saltzman, and Schaub, Rendall, Global Zero, Terrorism, Triad Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the issue of nuclear deterrence and disarmament. Nuclear deterrence, like climate change, is a devilishly complex issue that tends to polarize its community of experts.