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Militarized Maneuver Terrorism - Case Studies from Beslan Russia, Mumbai India, and Nairobi Kenya, Highly Trained Terrorists Executing Coordinated Attacks Substantively Different Than Active Shooters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Militarized Maneuver Terrorism (MMT) is an evolving tactic posing a direct threat to the perception of security in the United States. Militarized Maneuver Terrorists MMTs are multiple (more than two) highly trained individuals, well-armed and capable of executing planned and coordinated attacks.
Gender Integration of Women into U.S. Army Special Forces Operational Detachments Alpha (As 18-Series Military Occupational Specialty) - Results of Research Surveys and Historical Account Analysis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This research explores implications to operational readiness, combat effectiveness and group cohesion gender integration may pose to Army SF ODAs. Historical accounts of women in the Office of Strategic Services are considered, and gender integration of combat jobs and special operations forces of foreign militaries are discussed.
The Necessity for the Military Assistance Command - Vietnam Studies and Observations Group - MACVSOG Psychological Warfare, Maritime Interdiction, Recon Patrols, and Personnel Recovery Missions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam-Studies and Observations Group was created in 1963 as the result of President John F. Kennedy's strong desire to conduct an unconventional war against the communist regime in North Vietnam. First tasked to the Central Intelligence Agency, the mission was assigned to the Department of Defense in 1962.
Civil Military Engagements Program: A Special Operations Solution to Threats Derived from Undergoverned Areas - SOF and Civil Affairs in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Horn of Africa, and Battle Against ISIS
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using three regionally diverse examples, this study proposes that the Civil Military Engagements (CME) program, within the Civil Affairs (CA) Regiment, provides SOF an optimal solution to achieve its long-term objectives in undergoverned areas.
Delta Force: Zulu Three
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
ISIS or Islamic State are a formidable foe - one where the U.S. Special Forces have fought some of their bloodiest battles since Vietnam on the streets of Ramadi and Fallujah. Even losing a Delta operator during a daring raid to free 70 Iraqi hostages in October 2015. In May 2015, a joint operation between the SAS and Delta Force was undertaken to take out Abu Sayyaf a top ISIS financier.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line
Price: Free! Words: 183,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a 1st Edition, based on the 'Royal-Marines.net' website. Hoping that further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project, that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this first Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.
Countering Transnational Organized Crime: How Special Operations Forces Build National Police Capacity in Latin America - TCOs in Bolivia, Colombia, Junglas, Honduras, Narcotics and Drug Trafficking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
Transnational organized crime is the principal security threat in Latin America. Beginning in the 1980s, US Special Forces partnered with national police units in Latin America. Initial efforts focused on countering drug trafficking.
A North Korean Social Revolution in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) - Exploration of Special Operations Forces Removing Regime Through Unconventional Warfare and Resistance Elements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) regime has increasingly become a global threat since the end of the Korean War. Their nuclear arms violations and human rights infringements have drawn the concern of the international community.
Partners of Choice and Necessity: Special Operations Forces and National Security Imperatives of Building Partner Capacity – Security Force Assistance and Irregular Warfare in Undergoverned Spaces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph identifies gaps in the progression of history, theory, and doctrine for partner force advising and for phase 0 operations in general that contribute to differing cultural attitudes towards these mission and environments between SOF and CF.
Past and Potential Theory for Special Warfare Operational Art: People's War and Contentious Politics – Guerilla Warfare and Insurgency as Theories from 1952 to 1965, Adaptation of Mao Zedong’s Idea
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the context of escalating instability in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Africa, special warfare may offer policymakers a valuable strategic option. To succeed, however, special warfare campaigns that apply operational art must be founded upon distinct and sound theories of war and warfare.
Precipitating the Decline of Al-Shabaab: A Case Study in Leadership Decapitation - Killing Emir Ahmed Godane, al-Qaeda, Terror Threat, Guerrilla Warfare, Amniyat Role in Organizational Resilience
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,110. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The tactic of leadership decapitation, using military action to capture or kill terrorist leadership, is a key component of United States counterterrorism strategy. Policymakers argue that eliminating terrorist leadership is an effective way to disrupt, and, ultimately, destroy terrorist organizations.
Navy Seals Gone Wild: Publicity, Fame, and the Loss of the Quiet Professional - Osama bin Laden Killing, Politics, Commodification Cycle, Consequences of Promoting Seals for Entertainment, Profit
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Over the past decade, Naval Special Warfare (NSW) has built up significant symbolic capital due to a string of highly politicized and romanticized military operations. The publicity, and the ensuing fame, helped set the conditions for the emergence of a SEAL counterculture characterized by an increasingly commodified and public persona.
Innovative Practices for Special Warfare - Army Special Operations Forces, Collaboration, Structure, Incentives, Acceptance, Case Analyses of Google, Joint Special Operations Command, Silicon Valley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Warfare forces are tasked with conducting operations in uncertain environments defined by rapidly changing environmental elements (instability) and the interaction of many diverse external factors (complexity).
Airborne Next: Rethinking Airborne Organization and Applying New Concepts - Airborne Role Taxonomy, Small-Scale and Large-Scale Forces, Swarming Concept, Stand-off and Close-in Capabilities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne concept has had a lasting impact on military force structures since its employment on a large scale during World War II. It is puzzling to consider how little airborne organizational structures and employment concepts have changed in the intervening seven decades, considering the great amount of change occurring in warfare.
The Billion Dollar Spy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Hoffman’s look into the story of Tolkachev, the billion-dollar spy, is exciting and thrilling, while also being a tragic emotional roller coaster. Hoffman presents the events in such a way the raises the stakes of each operation to its peak. Every meeting, whether between Tolkachev or another of the spies featured in the book is supplemented by the exact right amount of background information
Stirling Work: The Story of the SAS During WWII
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Stirling Work is the amazing true story of the fledgling SAS from its inception in July 1941 under its charismatic leader David Stirling to the end of World War 2. The SAS’s first raid, ended without a single hit on the enemy, along with 34 men dead, injured or missing; only 21 returned to base. Using their motto ‘Who Dares Wins’ the SAS continued to dare with big losses and small gains.
Black Ops: Stories of Heroism and Bravery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Ops has 32 heart pounding individual action stories from around the world. Demonstrating the bravery and courage of these highly trained individuals. Follow these modern day heroes into some intense battles. With stories from the U.S. Navy SEALs, Delta Force, SAS, SBS, GSG9, Spetnaz and many more, in this unique compilation.
Black Hats and White Hats: The Effect of Organizational Culture and Institutional Identity on the Twenty-third Air Force: Air Rescue, Desert One Disaster, Special Operations, Combat Search and Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although brief, the Twenty-third Air Force's experience provides sufficient data for a thorough analysis of the effect of organizational culture and institutional agendas on the evolution of a nascent organization. The basic hypothesis explored in this paper is that organizational culture and institutional agendas significantly affected the rise and fall of the Twenty-third Air Force.
The Misuse of the Studies and Observation Group (SOG) as a National Asset in Vietnam - Management of the Unconventional War Effort in North Vietnam, Covert and Clandestine Operations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary question this study aims to answer is - did the Studies and Observation Group (SOG) covert and clandestine operations contribute significantly to the Vietnam War effort?
SOF (Special Operations Forces) Power Workshop: A Way Forward for Special Operations Theory and Strategic Art - Environment and Warfare, Development of Unified Theory, Challenges and Obstacles
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Afghanistan operations reinforced SOF's strategic utility in the 21st century, so much so, that in the last decade, the Special Operations Forces (SOF) structure has been limited more by the availability of qualified personnel than either mission requirements or funding.

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