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Soldiers, Scholars, Diplomats: Educating Strategic Leaders at Foreign Staff Colleges - Analysis of General Wedemeyer's Personal Archives at Stanford University, Educating Army Officers Abroad
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Vocational
This monograph examines the value added to the U.S. Army by sending officers to foreign staff colleges. It argues that the U.S. Army should educate more of its best field grade officers abroad to gain worldly, contextual intelligence.
NORAD: A Model to Address Gaps in U.S.-Mexico Security Coordination - Transnational Organized Crime and the Merida Initiative, Canada Cooperation as Model for Institutional Solution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2007 Merida Initiative marked a major shift in Mexico-U.S. commitment to address transnational organized crime. The organized crime networks view international borders as opportunities, making a profit by operating both as multinational corporations and violent armies.
Setting the Theater: U.S. Sustainment Operations in the Pacific during World War II - Rivalry, War Plan Orange, Pearl Harbor, Materiel Structures, Understanding the Geography and Tyranny of Distance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States has been involved in the Pacific for over a century, and the need to understand the geography and tyranny of distance is only one characteristic of the theater. Understanding the importance of posturing and setting the theater for deterrence, successful defense, and sustainment is even more crucial.
Nationalist to Transnational Insurgency: State Repression and Violent Extremist Scale Shift - History of Chechen and Somali Insurgencies, Formation and Destruction of ICU, Al-Shabaab and ISIS
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This research recommends five changes to the U.S. military approach to defeating violent extremist organizations. The first is the introduction of a scale of conflict to U.S. military doctrine in JP 3-0 with intra-state, inter-state, extra-state, non-state, and transnational scales.
Wired Fast and Thinking Slow: Cyber Technology and the U.S. Army - Increase in Speed and Quantity of Social Transactions, Inadequate Coverage of Implications of Cyberspace Through Military Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the impacts of cyber technologies on war and warfare is increasingly critical for a planner's ability to design and execute operational art. The purpose of this monograph is to examine how the U.S. Army describes cyberspace and the effects that cyber technologies have on military strategy and operational planning writ large.
Army Aviation's Pacific Rebalance: Evolution towards Maritime Operations - Case Studies of Uphold Democracy Haitian Liberation 1994, East Timor Crisis 1999, Fukushima Nuclear Disaster 2011
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Army Aviation provides essential movement capabilities to maneuver and joint force commanders. Transitioning from exclusively land-based operations to potential maritime operations in the U.S. Pacific command area of responsibility, Army Aviation faces increased demands to overcome geographical complexities to support joint operations.
Personal Disaster Preparedness Levels In the National Guard - Analysis of Survey Data, Readiness Rates Compared to General Public, First Responders, and Federal Emergency Management Agency Goal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The Federal Government's model of Tiered Response for disasters assumes that National Guardsmen, when given a no-notice call to respond to an incident, will actually respond. This assumption may be true if the Guardsmen's area was unaffected, but might not be if it was affected.
Joint Force Opportunities: Policy Aims and Adaptations - Interdisciplinary Qualitative Chronological Case Study of the Iraq War From the Initial Attack in 2003 Through the End of the "Surge" in 2008
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US joint force continuously attempts to meet policy aimed at the survival and prosperity of the nation. The dialog between the policy maker and military adviser requires a broader and deeper understanding to align strategy and means to constantly shifting policy.
System Shock: The Archetype of Operational Shock - Chaos, Deep Battle, and Complexity Theory in the Gray Zone, Examination of Russian War Strategy from First World War Era
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary research question for this study is whether the U.S. can use the concept of 'system shock' to better operate in the Grey Zone. 'System shock' combines ideas from systems theory, chaos theory, and complexity theory to link the ideas of bifurcation and operational shock.
War and Man: Finding Practical Value in Psychological Theories for the Military Professional - Study of Five-Factor Model (FFM) and the Enneagram System, Analysis of Nine Separate Trait Archetypes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Psychology » Industrial & organizational psychology
When military professionals employ psychological models in appropriate ways, they may find perspectives that enable new action and points of view. As people are always changing, it is necessary to have fresh ways to understand ourselves and others. The Five-Factor Model and the Enneagram system show positive trends in scientific measuring and credibility yet are rarely used in the military.
U.S. - Russian Cooperation in the Post-Cold War Environment - History of Cooperation During Administrations of George H.W. Bush through Obama, Role of Putin, Need to Reinvent Relationship
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
At a time when many are considering how the United States will fight the Russians, this monograph explores, instead, the history of U.S.-Russian cooperation in the post-Cold War era and analyzes the acceptability of U.S.-Russian cooperation, the substance of U.S.-Russian cooperation, and the elements of U.S.-Russian cooperation for the year 2017 and beyond.
Back to the Future? Associated Units and ARNG Brigade Combat Teams - Origins of All-Volunteer Force, Total Force Policy, Proposed Associated Units Approach, ARNG Brigade Combat Teams Are No More Ready
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examined the newly announced Associated Units Pilot Program. Four decades removed from the All-Volunteer Force and Total Force Policy mandate, a significant portion of the US Army's combat power resides in the Army National Guard (ARNG) in terms of brigade combat teams.
Pacific Pathways 2014: Operational Art in Practice - Effects of Regional Realignment, China Control of Disputed Territorial Waters in South China Sea, Pacific Command Theater Strategy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study uses Pacific Pathways 2014 as a method to describe operational art as it exists in the real world. Though focused on events that transpired in the Pacific theater, the lessons provided in this work are relevant to any planner seeking to understand how operational art actually works.
Cyber Attacks and the Legal Justification for an Armed Response - Need to Clarify Definition of Cyberattack, Legal Guidelines, Law of War and Armed Conflict, Severity and Human Casualties
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security
This monograph proposes policy factors to be used to decide whether armed response that is legally justifiable is warranted. Political leaders need to determine the likelihood of attack, and look at the effects of multiple types of scenarios, not just the worst case.
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?
How Does United States Security Assistance Affect Host Nation Democratization? Analysis of State and Defense Department Help to Lebanon and Pakistan Effect on Political Rights and Civil Liberties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
How does U.S. security assistance affect host nation democratization? This thesis analyzes Department of State and Department of Defense assistance over time to Lebanon and Pakistan to evaluate its effects on the host nation's political rights and civil liberties, measured by Freedom House ratings.
Just War Theory Reloaded: The Ethics of SOF In Modern Conflict - Special Operations in Irregular Conflicts and Asymmetric Warfare, Contextualizing Russia's Actions in Ukraine and Crimea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Recent conflicts have directed much academic and media attention to special operations forces (SOF). Despite the attention, the application of SOF in asymmetric conventional warfare or irregular conflict has not been fully examined in the context of just war theory.
Military Professionalism and the Future of Civil-Military Relations in Africa - Case Studies of U.S. Military Training and Professional Education in Colombia, El Salvador, Cameroon, and Senegal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. military training and professional education has increased in Africa since 2002. Building professional militaries can improve security but also presents a moral dilemma. African regimes are often criticized for poor governance—including patrimonial, kleptocratic, and authoritarian rule—and African armies are often political in nature.
Analysis of Department of Defense (DoD) Support in Domestic Disaster Relief - Analysis of Federal Response to 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, Importance of Pre-Positioning Supplies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,370. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Our research analyzed Department of Defense (DoD) involvement in the disaster relief efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. During the 2017 hurricane season, the United States experienced three major hurricanes in rapid succession. These events tested the hurricane responses of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and have left some wondering why the DoD was slow to respond.
Just Strike: A Commander's Guide to Preemptive Self-Defense - Fascinating Analysis of Conditions Necessary to Strike First, Returning Preemption to Its Rightful Place Onto the Moral Side of War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A commander must justifiably believe three things: that an unjust aggressor is poised to attack, that her capacity to avert an attack is constrained by an imminent decision point or last window of opportunity, and that preemption is part of a moral-risk proportionate strategy. In any event, a commander must decide to preempt or not preempt under conditions of uncertainty.