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War on the Cheap: U.S. Military Advisors in Greece, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam War - Huk Rebellion, Counterinsurgency, Containing Communism, Indochina, Domestic Politics, Host Nation Organization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An analysis of the U.S. advisory missions in Greece, Korea, and the Philippines shows a pattern of perceived success that overshadowed the operational and strategic environments in which these missions took place. This pattern contributed to a misguided belief that advisors would be sufficient to fix South Vietnam's fundamental flaws.
Countering Violent Extremism (CVE): An Understanding of the Problem, the Process and Some Solutions - Radicalization, Islamic Terrorism, White Supremacist, Eco-Extremist Case Studies, CITIG
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study proposes a framework for analyzing an individual's path to violent extremism. The CITIG framework (crisis, identity, ties, indoctrination, and grievances) offers a four-stage process of radicalization that begins with a personal crisis (Stage One), the construction of a new identity (Stage Two), activism (Stage Three), and the preparation and execution of a criminal or violent attack.
Additive Manufacturing: Preparing for the Reality of Science Fiction, Emerging Technologies and Homeland Security Public Policy, 3D Printers and Autonomous Vehicles, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Drones
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
Historically, policymakers have had difficulty addressing issues raised by emerging technologies. Whether it is inadequate legislation due to a general lack of awareness, or overregulation from a perceived threat, emerging technologies seem to repeatedly confuse those responsible for ensuring their safe incorporation into society.
Sowing the Seeds of Soft Power: The United States and India in the Next Great Game - Eurasia, Indian Domestic Values and Culture, Hollywood to Bollywood, Fight Against Terrorism, Nuclear Weapons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In both the 2010 and 2015 National Security Strategy, the White House published President Barack Obama's remarks emphasizing that the United States must integrate all the tools of national power to further U.S. strategic interests. This is especially true in a dynamic and increasingly multipolar world.
Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia and U.S. National Security - Trafficking in Persons (TIP), Transnational Organized Crime, Sex Slaves and Labor, Migrants, Refugees, Remittances, Smuggling, Maritime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States government finds human trafficking to be an important subject and is placing increasing focus on the issue. The Southeast Asian portion of the Western Pacific encompasses a substantial portion of global trafficking, much of which has a final destination in the United States.
Winning Without Fighting: Military / NGO Interaction Development - Humanitarian Operations, Civil-Military Coordination, Case Studies Indonesia, Haiti, and West Africa, State Department Interaction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The evolving nature of conflict will require the U.S. military to conduct humanitarian operations more frequently and on a larger scale than ever before. Humanitarian operations require extensive civil-military interaction, and this study suggests that the U.S. military is not currently postured and prepared to handle the increasing humanitarian requirement.
Lost in Translation: U.S. Forces and Crime in Japan - Okinawa Mondai, Fact and Fiction, Over-attribution of Crimes to U.S. Forces Japan Military and Civilian Personnel, SOFA-Related Incidents, Impacts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study argues that Japanese media disproportionately finds United States Forces Japan (USFJ) military and civilian personnel and their dependents responsible for accidents and crimes. The study examines how and why this pattern of reporting occurs.
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.
State Defense Forces (SDF) and Their Role in American Homeland Security - Organized State Militias, Naval Militias, Posse Comitatus, Colonial Days to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, Ethos, Constitution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. State Defense Forces (SDFs), or organized state militias and naval militias, have a long and distinguished history of service in the United States.
Blackbird: Cold War Spyplanes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War drove military innovation and none more than the need to spy on Soviet Bloc countries in the 1950s. The best way to spy other than tap phones and have agents on the ground was from the air. For this several cutting edge aircraft were designed and built by the legendary Kelly Johnson and Lockheed Skunk works – which pushed the boundaries of technology.
Distance Learning: The Impact of Not Being a Resident Student - Military Officer Students, Academic and Job Performance, Naval Postgraduate School Enrollment, Online and Traditional Degree Programs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
The existing literature suggests there are no significant outcome differences between online and traditional degree programs in the civilian sector. Few studies have looked for such differences within military schools and colleges, specifically.
Battlefield Medical Network: Biosensors in a Tactical Environment - Remote Health Monitoring, Telemetry, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Bench and Field Experiments, Data Analysis and Findings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Lack of tactical health information is an issue that military leaders and healthcare providers face at all organizational levels today. Incomplete or missing treatment information undermines the provision of downrange care at higher echelons.
Revision of Career Marksmanship Training Requirements for the United States Marine Corps - Annual Rifle Qualifications, Refocus Resources to Advanced Marksmanship, Score Keeping, Filling Quotas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Current Marine Corps policy requires that all Marines below the rank of Gunnery Sergeant and with fewer than 13 years of service undergo annual rifle qualification. Annual marksmanship training is repetitive and only addresses the fundamentals of marksmanship, which Marines typically master in their first few years.
Examining Cyber Command Structures - History of Air and Space Domains, Nuclear Weapons Mission, Alternative Force Structures for Cyber Command and Control (C2), USCYBERCOM
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the Department of Defense executes its mission in its newest warfare domain, cyberspace, some have questioned its choices with regard to command and control of its cyber forces. This thesis examines historical cases of new warfare domains and how the Department of Defense structured the command and control elements of its forces dedicated to the air and space domains.
Elihu Root Study: The Total Army - United States Army War College Carlisle Scholars Program, 2016 Study on the Future of the United States Army - Strategic Environment, Culture, Command, Agility
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is an analysis of the Army conducted by the Carlisle Scholars Program at the U.S. Army War College. Recent studies of the Army have tended to fixate on the mismatch between the ends of national military strategy and the means available to execute it, epitomized by the 2011 Budget Control Act and the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance.
Major General Leonard Wood: A Study of Leadership in an Army in Transition - Frontier Surgeon, Rough Riders, Cuba, Philippines, Confrontation with President Wilson, Stimson, World War I, Pershing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Leonard Wood rose from obscure civilian contract doctor in the American southwest of 1885 to Chief of Staff of the United States Army as the Army itself changed from frontier constabulary to global fighting force.
A Game of Simon Says: Latin America's Left Turn and Its Effects on U.S. Security - Trend Toward Communism, Venezuela's Chavez and Bolivia's Morales, LAC, Mexico, Need for Fairer Trade Agreements, Aid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
This research will determine why leftism is on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean and whether U.S. national security is being threatened.
Air National Guard (ANG) Structure for the Twenty-first Century: The Multimission Framework for Total Force Integration - ANG History and Culture, Why Does the Governor Need Fighter Airplanes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the Vietnam War, much has changed with regard to the Total Force and the structure of the Department of Defense. The Air National Guard, in particular, began many transformational programs designed to better enhance its mission capabilities for both state and federal missions.
Cyberspace Command and Control Model: The Nature of Cyberspace, Computer Networks, Information Environment, Internet, Data Manipulation, Legal Authorities, Cyber Attack, Cybernetics, Systems Theory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Cybernetics
As the nation's most technologically advanced service, the Air Force relies absolutely on cyberspace to perform its war-fighting missions. Underpinning this competency is the ability to command and control cyberspace operations, something the authors argue is in need of a fresh approach if the Air Force is to effectively fly, fight, and win in cyberspace.
War From Above the Clouds: B-52 Stratofortress Operations during the Second Indochina War and the Effects of the Air War on Theory and Doctrine - Vietnam, Arc Light, Commando Hunt, Linebacker Bombing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr. William P. Head's book is an examination of B-52 operations in Vietnam and how the air war affected airpower doctrine and theory. His study examines the evolution of this awesome manned strategic weapon in Vietnam to see how the design of the B-52s originally intended mission altered—if at all—the theories of airpower first put forward by Giulio Douhet and William "Billy" Mitchell.

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