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Marshall Center Reports: Terrorism, WMD, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Rumsfeld's Transformation Vision, Jihadist Communications Techniques, Bases in Romania and Bulgaria
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
2014 Quadrennial Defense Review - Department of Defense Budget Priorities Under Sequestration Cuts, Defense Strategy, Rebalancing the Joint Force
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) seeks to adapt, reshape, and rebalance our military to prepare for the strategic challenges and opportunities we face in the years ahead.
Military Planning for a Catastrophic Critical Infrastructure Event - In the Dark, Terminal Blackout: Electric Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Civil-Military Resiliency, EMP
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important reports from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute and Army War College discuss the terrible threat to civilization posed by damage to the electrical grid from electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack or a solar storm.
How The Army Runs 2013-2014 - A Senior Leader Reference Handbook - Organizational Life, Mobilization, Reserve, Logistics, Training, Health System, Civil Functions, Public Affairs
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,300. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This text is designed to explain and synthesize the functioning and relationships of numerous Defense, Joint, and Army organizations, systems, and processes involved in the development and sustainment of trained and ready forces for the Combatant Commanders.
Barges to Battleships: Puget Sound Military Shipbuilding Vol I Minesweeepers
By SeaWaves Press
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Minesweepers built in Puget Sound shipyards
Chinese Energy Security: The Myth of the PLAN's Frontline Status - Chinese Navy, Maritime Security, Spratly Islands, Sino-Japanese Tension, Senkaku Islands, East China Sea, Naval Blockade
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph examines the dynamics of China's energy security dilemma and the role of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China's Military - Uyghurs, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Domestic Riots, Taiwan, Chinese-Russian Exercises
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,610. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This comprehensive study of the modern Chinese military, featuring a foreword by former President George H.W. Bush, is a product of the Army's Strategic Studies Institute.
China's Forbearance Has Limits: Chinese Threat and Retaliation Signaling and Its Implications for a Sino-American Military Confrontation - Maritime Claims, Senkaku and Spratly Islands, Taiwan
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This report from the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs of the Institute for National Strategic Studies provides a thorough discussion of the use of the Chinese military in past and future confrontations, including historic information about previous signals of military intention and possible future military threats regarding disputed islands.
North Korea Issue Papers: Criminal Sovereignty and Illicit International Activities, Understanding the North Korea Problem: The Land of Lousy Options, plus China Policies and Controversies
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Two important papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the problems posed by North Korea.
China Policies and Controversies: U.S. Military Papers - PLA, Deception, Maritime Quest, Navy, Taiwan Arms Sales, Turkey and China, plus 2014 U.S. Intelligence Threat Assessment
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
Silent Heroes of the Cold War Declassified
By Kyril Plaskon
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The mysterious military plane crash on a Nevada mountain peak that was the CIA's single-greatest loss of life in the U2 project. The families of the victims suffered an abyss of silence for generations. The eerie obsession of one Boy Scout leader that uncovered the mystery as he tracked families down, told them what happened and learned the terrible impact of government secrecy on their lives.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.
A Scratch with the Rebels: A Pennsylvania Roundhead and a South Carolina Cavalier
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,370. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
James McCaskey, 100th Pennsylvania Regiment, was a farmhand who believed in individual rights for all men. Gus Smythe, Washington Light Infantry, 24th South Carolina, was a college student and a supporter of states' rights. This is the true story of how the Battle of Secessionville altered not only their own lives, but the lives of all those who shared their experiences.
2014 Complete Guide to the Terrorist Attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012: Senate Report, House Interview Transcripts, Accountability Review Board (ARB)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 276,540. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
New material for 2014 includes the long-awaited Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Review of the Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Facilities in Benghazi, Libya highlighting State Department and intelligence failures which led to the attack, and newly declassified transcripts of House Armed Services Committee interviews with individuals in the military chain of command regarding the attack.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Finding Leaders - Preparing the Intelligence Community for Succession Management - NSA, 9/11 Commission, CIA, NRO, DNI, Agency Culture
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,160. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: the NSA, 9/11 Commission, DNI, CIA, NRO, DIA, conceptual and behavioral complexity models, qualitative analysis, stratified systems theory, employment interviews, agency culture, Likert scale, GEMSTONE program, and more.
Spyplane: Top Secret Cold War Aircraft
By Chris Scott
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Using recently declassified information on the U-2, SR-71 and A12, Spyplane gives a detailed account from the ground and in the air on these great aircraft. Strap yourself into the seat of a U-2 or an SR-71 and get a cockpit view of what it is like to be 70,000 feet high being able easily see the curvature of the earth. Alone and in the immense cold for several hours trying to evade detection.
Essential Guide to Interrogation and Torture: CIA KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual, Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual, Art and Science of Interrogation
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,360. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Major documents in the history of American intelligence interrogation are included in this unique ebook compilation, including two famous manuals, the CIA KUBARK manual from 1963 and the 1983 Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual with all of the handwritten notes and changes included.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Democratization of Intelligence - Melding Strategic Intelligence and National Discourse - South America, Canada, U.S. Intelligence, Canadian Attitudes
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The book aims to educate officials as well as students about the vicissitudes that accompany the development and execution of the government intelligence function.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Sensemaking, whereby intelligence professionals would work with executive decisionmakers to explain data that are "sparse, noisy, and uncertain," requires an interpreter and experienced champion to bring about a practicable understanding and acceptance of the concept among intelligence practitioners.