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Seeking Feng Shui In U.S. - China Rhetoric - Words Matter: Cooperation Versus Threat from Chinese Military, Assessment of Aggressiveness, Deconstructing the Rhetoric, Communist Party (CCP) Legitimacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Public debate about whether China is an aggressive state and the extent it is a direct threat to U.S. interests is pervasive in think-tanks, the media, and growingly within U.S. Defense leader comments. However, U.S. policy toward China is clear, Presidential intent is to cooperate in as many areas as possible.
The Effect of Scientific Literacy on Public Opinion of Military Spending Levels - Application to Arguments About Science Education Funding, How Government Agencies Convey Spending to the Public
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
This is a study of the association between scientific literacy and individual opinions on military spending of voting-age Americans using data from the 2016 General Social Survey. Based on responses to general science knowledge questions, I created a scientific knowledge test.
Marine Corps Officer Assignments: There Has to be a Better Way - Using the Ground Officer Assignment Tool (GOAT) Decision Support Tool for Better Talent Management and Billet Optimization
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the most crucial aspects of the development and retention of quality officers in the Marine Corps is effective assignment. This study takes an innovative approach to an old problem by proposing a technical solution: the Ground Officer Assignment Tool (GOAT) offers an optimization-based decision aid.
Zero Days, One Obligation - Cyberspace Computer Software Vulnerability Disclosure Policy by the U.S. Government, Cyberethics and the Roles of Morality, Utilitarianism, Strategic and National Interests
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
These vulnerabilities can be understood as errors in coding that are potentially exploitable and unknown to either the creators or users of the software. If attack vectors related to zero-day vulnerabilities are completely dependent upon correctable coding errors, what should policy require when the U.S. government detects a zero-day vulnerability?
Market Research Center of Excellence - Defense Procurements and the DoD Acquisition Process, Military Purchasing, Gathering Information About Commercial Products and Services, Small Business
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Purchasing & buying
Market research is a critical step in the acquisition process and requires due diligence; however, in October 2014, the Government Accountability Office identified limitations in market research performed on Department of Defense (DoD) procurements. To address these limitations, the authors evaluated issues that DoD acquisition professionals face in completing market research.
Parity Avoidance: A Proactive Analysis of the Obsolescence of the Third Offset Strategy - What Makes U.S. Militarily Superior, Reaction to Russia and China, Espionage and Intellectual Property Theft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Within the Department of Defense, offset strategies are policies of competition that mandate efforts to maintain technological superiority to generate or sustain a strategic advantage over near-peer competitor adversaries. The current strategy, the Third Offset, was implemented in 2014 and directs the development and leveraging of emergent, capabilities-based technologies.
U.S. Army War College Key Strategic Issues List 2018-2020 - Joint Force Multi-Domain Operations, Defending Homeland, Effect of Social, Cultural, Political, Demographic and Economic Changes on Army
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL), developed by the U.S. Army War College, in collaboration with many other organizations and institutions, helps the Army bring to bear our considerable research and analysis capabilities on the most important challenges to the defense of our nation.
Joint Publication 4-05 Joint Mobilization Planning (October 2018) - Personnel and Materiel for Military Forces, Reserve Component, Surging the Industrial Base and Training Bases for War or Emergency
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication has been prepared under the direction of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS). It sets forth joint doctrine to govern the activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the United States in joint operations.
A New Approach to Europe? U.S. Interests, Nationalist Movements, and the European Union - Relationship Impact of Trump Election, Populist Movements, Brexit, Euro-skeptics, Putin and Russia Threat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
Kyle Parker introduced this hearing with these remarks: "Here at the Helsinki Commission we have the luxury of looking a little further ahead, going a little deeper on some of the questions that occupy the minds of the legislative branch as well as general national security questions that are confronting the United States."
Assessment on U.S. Defense Implications of China's Expanding Global Access - One Belt, One Road and Digital Silk Road Infrastructure, Military Access and Engagement, Media and Influence Operations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report assesses China's global expansion by military and nonmilitary means, implications of China's activities, and the U.S. response, as mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act, Public Law 115-91. It describes China's expansion by a range of means, including military access and engagement; the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) and Digital Silk Road initiatives.
Bury the Dead, Feed the Living: The History of Civil Affairs / Military Government in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of Operation during World War II - Decisions by Roosevelt and Eisenhower
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Bury the Dead, Feed the Living is more than a history on Civil Affairs; rather, it is a detailed account of how the United States conducted Stability Operations from the shores of Morocco to the mountains of Germany.
The U.S. Army's Evolving Role in Security Force Assistance (SFA): Linking Ends and Means - Critical Analysis of Policies and Doctrine Authorizing SFA Missions, Why Army is Establishing Six Brigades
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This study examines one central issue: How has the U.S. Army improved security force assistance (SFA) design with the implementation of the SFA Brigade (SFAB)? Secondarily, it investigates whether failures at the strategic policy level inhibited the accomplishment of enduring security objectives related to the establishment of the new unit.
Returning Foreign Fighters to Tunisia and Libya After the Conflict in Iraq and Syria - Case Studies and Network Analysis Highlights Groups Likely to Receive Islamic State ISIS Returnee Fighters
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Many of the fighters who traveled from their home states in Africa and Europe have begun to return as the Islamic State (IS) has lost control over much of the territory it seized in Iraq and Syria. These returnees are not only fighters; they are also family members or individuals who supported the organization indirectly.
Two Case Studies of Successful Strategic Communication Campaigns - Personal Experiences in Bosnia Stabilization Force (SFOR) and Formation of U.S. Africa Command, Pettigrew's Triangle and Propaganda
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
Strategic communication has historically been cited as a weakness in U.S. military operations, both at the operational and strategic levels. Numerous studies have highlighted problems with U.S. abilities to promote a coherent message and influence the environment to be favorable to its strategic interests.
Climate and Disaster: Analyzing Military Foreign Disaster Relief in a Changing Climate - Examining Political and Other Motivations for Military FDR Operations and Humanitarian Assistance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The suspected impact of climate change on natural hazards is expected to lead to a world where natural disasters are more frequent and severe. This study investigates how climate change, in particular its effect on natural disasters, will impact the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to support stability worldwide through military Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR).
Building the Decision-Making Environment in the Information Age: An Analysis of Defense Program Manager Decision-Making in Complex and Chaotic Program Environments - Sensemaking and Nousmaking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management, Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to better understand how a program manager creates situational awareness and understanding in chaotic program environments, this project focuses on how a program manager gains insight in the decision-making process. The non-linearity of events in which human decision-making is predicated is chaotic and may have certain similarities and patterns that can be studied.
Blockchain Technology in the Department of Defense (DoD) - Implementation to Improve Acquisitions, Procurement, and Supply Chain, Analysis of Private Sector Programs, Purchase Card Pilot Program
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security / cryptography, Nonfiction » History » Military
By transforming how we conduct business, the DoD can realize significant benefits from blockchain technology. Private industry is testing blockchain and offers an opportunity for DoD to learn from established practices. This research centers on how industry is implementing blockchain technology and leads to illustrate parallels where the DoD can apply similar practices to achieve efficiencies.
Azimuth Check: Envisioning U.S. Army Special Forces in the Next Peer War - Results of 2035 Wargame Table Top Exercise (TTX), Synthesis of National Future Studies 2030 - 2050, Exposing Capability Gaps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Army Special Forces are adept at accomplishing their core tasks, often within the cooperation and competition realms of the conflict continuum, and against less-than-peer adversaries. Their methods, skills, and capabilities may be insufficient to complete the same tasks against a peer competitor during armed conflict.
Availability of Refined Fuel Within the Indo-Pacific Area of Responsibility - DoD Military Warfighter Energy Needs in Asia, Risk Potential, Use of Military Sealift Command and Oil Tankers for Shipping
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Petroleum
This project will give Department of Defense (DoD) procurement and area planners an assessment on the availability of energy within the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) area of responsibility (AOR). The assessment will help make future decisions on sourcing energy purchases.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the U.S. Army: Recruiting and Readiness Implications - Neurodivergent Abilities That Can Be Leveraged in Emerging Jobs to Diversify the Army
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,430. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » ADHD, Nonfiction » History » Military
An all-volunteer force, the U.S. military faces a decreasing eligible recruitment population due to declining health, declining education, and increasing criminal history. This thesis examines one aspect that currently affects sufficient force capacity for the Army: the increasing number of individuals with an ADHD diagnosis.

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