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Lessons of the Iraqi De-Ba'athification Program for Iraq's Future and the Arab Revolutions - Saddam Hussein, Alawite, Syria and Assad, Yemen
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Iraqi political system was organized by both the United States and Iraq, although over time, U.S. influence diminished and Iraqi influence increased. This monograph examines the policies of de-Ba'athification as initiated by the Coalition Provision Authority (CPA) under Ambassador L. Paul Bremer and as practiced by various Iraqi political commissions and entities created under the CPA order.
Saddam Hussein's Nuclear Vision: An Atomic Shield and Sword for Conquest - Iraq's Enemies, Iran, Israel, Osirak Airstrike, Duelfer Report, A.Q. Khan, WMD
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines why Saddam Hussein pursued nuclear weapons and, as a basic aspect of that question, how he might have employed that capability had he acquired it, whether for deterrence, warfighting, or something else.
U.S. Marines In Iraq, 2003: Combat Service Support During Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism - Taking Baghdad and Tikrit, Special Purpose MAGTF
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of combat service support during Operation Iraqi Freedom is one that could have been easily overlooked by history, except what would have been lost is more than a simple tale of Marines performing exceptionally during a time of war.
2014 Guide to the Iraq Crisis: Terrorist Advances in Mosul, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), al-Baghdadi, AQI and ISIL, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama al-Qaida Counterterrorism Policy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 403,070. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Twenty-four authoritative reports and documents in this unique ebook provide a comprehensive review from renowned experts and government sources of all aspects of the current Iraq crisis involving the al-Qaeda related terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
The Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in Syria and Iraq - AQIM, Ansar al-Sharia, Al Nusrah Front, ISIS, Islamic Front, Alleppo, Alawites, Sunni, AQAP, Assad, Al-Shabaab, Salafist
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Even though Al Nusrah has shown a willingness to cooperate with the Islamic Front, the latter is likely to have to reject any long-term alliance with Al Nusrah if it wishes to retain funding from the Saudis and the Gulf States.
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Should a military force focus on security first, or the economy? How can it do both? This is the challenge of Stability Economics.
Al-Anbar Awakening - Volume II - Iraqi Perspectives - From Insurgency to Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2004-2009, Abu Ghraib, View of Daily Life, Religious and Political Perspectives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Iraqi volume collects from many of the key Awakening players their views on how and why Anbaris came to turn against the insurgency that many had initially supported and seek the aid—both military and economic—of the Americans.
Al-Anbar Awakening - Volume I - American Perspectives, U.S. Marines and Counterinsurgency in Iraq, 2004-2009, Blackwater, Fallujah, al-Qaeda, Counterinsurgency, Ramadi, Turning the Tide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part one of this two-volume anthology of interviews tells the story of the al-Anbar Awakening and the emergence of al-Anbar Province from the throes of insurgency.
Saddam's War: An Iraqi Military Perspective of the Iran-Iraq War - Saddam Hussein as Political and Military Leader, Ba'ath Party, Chemical Weapons, WMD, Iranian Strategy, Republican Guard
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
How did the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime look from the Iraqi perspective? That question triggered the Iraqi Perspectives Project (IPP), sponsored by U.S. Joint Forces Command and the National Intelligence Council.
Iraq Handbook: Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) - Observations, Insights, and Lessons, including Provincial Data and Guide to Provinces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The government of Iraq is successfully transitioning from combating an insurgency and rebuilding its infrastructure to a strong sovereign state that no longer requires U.S. government assistance.
Command in Air War: Centralized versus Decentralized Control of Combat Airpower - Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work develops a more complete picture of the various ways airpower is controlled in combat, and their subsequent consequences, by presenting airpower as a system, placing theories in their proper context within that system, and accounting for the interaction among them.
The Surge: General Petraeus and the Turnaround in Iraq - The Work of General David H. Petraeus to Quell Sectarian Violence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When General David H. Petraeus, USA, took command of Multi-National Force-Iraq (MNF-I) on February 10, 2007, beginning his 3d tour and 28th month in Iraq, the situation was grim. Increasing sectarian violence had led to an escalation of killings of civilians in Iraq, with up to 150 corpses being found daily in Baghdad.
Turkey - Kurdish Regional Government Relations After the U.S. Withdrawal from Iraq: Putting the Kurds on the Map? PKK, PUK, Syrian Civil War and Refugees, Massoud Barzani, Erdogan, Kurdistan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Washington is in danger of being left behind by the fast-paced events in the region, while the ethnic Kurds of the region may be approaching a decisive moment in their long struggle for self-determination.
Soldiers of Misfortune? Blackwater USA, Private Military Security Contractors (PMSCs), Iraq War, Afghanistan War, Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaigns, DynCorp, Zapata, Kroll
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the role of security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. From analysis of these two missions, it draws broad lessons from which it derives concrete recommendations to improve the conduct of further missions.
U.S. Marines in Battle: An-Najaf August 2004 - Iraq War, Muqtada al-Sadr, Mahdi Militia, Task Force Dragon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a "battle study" written purposely from the perspective of the Marines, soldiers, and sailors who fought at an-Najaf in August 2004. Some context is needed to it these events within the evolution of the campaigning in Iraq in 2004.
Case Studies in National Security Transformation: Speed and the Fog of War: Logistics in Iraqi Freedom, Network Centric Operations (NCO), Transforming Joint Interagency Coordination, Modular Forces
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The term "fog of war" is often associated with the commander's lack of clear information on the battlefield. "War is inherently volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. For this condition, contemporary U.S. military usage offers the acronym VUCA."
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Guide to Rebuilding Public Sector Services in Stability Operations: A Role for the Military
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this guide, the authors provide a set of principles and operational guidelines for peacekeepers to help the country restore public infrastructure and services.
Counterinsurgency Leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond - David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell, COIN, Commands, Officer Development, Generalship, Winning in Afghanistan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A symposium cosponsored by Marine Corps University and the Marine Corps University Foundation explored the complexities of COIN leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond. From that symposium came these papers, which discuss topics such as brigade and regimental command, officer development in the military, and general officer leadership.
Applications in Operational Culture: Perspectives from the Field - Marine Corps Historical Perspective, Iraq, Afghanistan, al-Qaeda, Pashtun Tribes, Iraqi Army, Long Fight in the Long War
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Applications in Operational Culture, Perspectives from the Field presents six essays by experienced field-grade officers on the challenges, successes, and future warfighting problems of applying culture to military operations.
Between the Rivers: Combat Action in Iraq - 2003-2005, Battle of Hawijah, Samarra, Mosul, Anbar Province, Northern Iraq. Task Force 1-16 Infantry, Carter Ham, Petraeus, Stryker, Tiger Strike
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Hawijah, 7 April 2004 * Task Force 1-26 Infantry and the Easter Sunday Battle of Samarra, April 2004 * Taking it to the Enemy: Offensive Counterinsurgency Operations, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry, Mosul, 2004-2005