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20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
The Soviet-Afghan War: A Superpower's Inability to Deny Insurgent Sanctuary - Soviet Combat Operations, Inadequate Force, Countering International Support for the Mujahideen, Demographics, Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Soviet Union did not anticipate a decade-long counterinsurgency fight against the Mujahideen when it invaded the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) in December 1979. Determined to stabilize the rapidly deteriorating political-military situation in its newest client state, the Soviet Union conducted a coup.
Complete Guide to U.S. Military Human Terrain System (HTS), Mapping, and Teams (HTT) - Use in Afghanistan, Counterinsurgency, COIN, Operator's Guide, Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,540. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces six important military reports and studies dealing with the Human Terrain System (HTS), mapping, and teams.
Anticipating Change: The Army National Guard and Being an Operational Reserve - Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) in Support of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Paradigm Shift, Tracking and Managing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard (NG) rightfully champions its designation as an operational force. In the last decade the Army NG through the Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) has continually produced operational units that deployed all over the world in support of OIF/OEF.
Elevating the Role of Socioeconomic Strategy in Afghanistan Transition - INTEQAL, Loya Jirga, Opium, Planning and Monitoring Transition Progress, Nation-Building Efforts, Afghan Institutions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,180. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book deals with the role of socioeconomic strategy in the ongoing Afghanistan transition.
Task Force Stryker Network-Centric Operations in Afghanistan - Case Study of Real-World Application in War, Network Components, Echeloning Command Posts, Tactical Decisionmaking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,460. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book presents a case study examining the real-world application of the network-centric warfare concept during combat operations in Afghanistan.
Keeping Special Forces Special: Regional Proficiency in Special Forces (SOF) - Evolution of Commando and Warrior Diplomat Roles, Language and Culture Needs Assessment, Foreign Area Officer Standard
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,900. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines military regional proficiency. Regional proficiency is a critical capability in irregular warfare (IW).
Partners or Competitors? The Evolution of the Department of Defense / Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Relationship since Desert Storm and its Prospects for the Future - 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book attempts to understand the evolution of the CIA/ DOD relationship since Desert Storm and determine its current standing.
2015 House Committee Report on Obama Administration Release of Five Taliban GITMO Detainees for the Release of Captive U.S. Army Soldier Robert "Bowe" Bergdahl - Contention That Law Was Broken
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 151,630. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this House Armed Services Committee report, issued in December 2015, presents the results of an inquiry into the Department of Defense's May 2014 transfer of five Taliban detainees to Qatar from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility which was undertaken to secure the recovery of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.
Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War - Afghanistan and Iraq, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Hillary Clinton, President Bush, Cheney, Petraeus, Powell, Rice, Obama, Saddam Hussein, Historical Timelines
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,910. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent report provides unusually blunt insight into lessons learned by the American military from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Case Studies in Operational Culture - Iraq War and Afghanistan, Working with Local Civilians, Gender Issues, Local Police, Ecuador, Libya, Pacific Missile Defense, Australian Indigenous Communities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps book provides an important record of the cultural lessons learned during the past decade—not only in Afghanistan and Iraq but in a variety of operations around the globe.
Vanguard of Valor: Strykers in Afghanistan - 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment in Kandahar Province 2009 - Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Combat Record, Foothold in the Arghandab
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this detailed study examines the Army's first deployment of a Stryker Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in 2009.
You Cannot Surge Trust: Combined Naval Operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy, 1991-2003 - Arabian Gulf, Operations Stabilise and Enduring Freedom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work by the Navy focuses on combined naval operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy from 1991-2003.
Hammer Down: The Battle for the Watapur Valley, 2011 - War in Afghanistan Vanguard of Valor Series, Fight Against Taliban and al-Qaeda, Task Force Cacti
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the afternoon of 25 June 2011, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as Task Force (TF) Cacti, entered an area of Afghanistan known as the "Gambir Jungle" as part of Operation HAMMER DOWN.
Secret Weapon: High-value Target Teams as an Organizational Innovation - Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Petraeus, Odierno, The Surge in Iraq, SOF, Tommy Franks, Task Force Freedom in Mosul
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study argues that interagency teams were a major catalyst in turning around the Iraq War, and that they will disappear from America's arsenal unless the knowledge base supporting the innovation can be secured.
Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan: Comparing Past Counterinsurgencies for Future Applications - Special Operations COIN, Philippine War, Malayan Emergency, Taliban, Karzai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Village Stability Operations (VSO) has been the cornerstone counterinsurgency strategy and primary mission for U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan since 2010. The VSO program has drawn criticism for human rights violations committed by the Afghan Local Police and poor reception by much of the Afghan population.
Decade of War, Volume I - Enduring Lessons from the Past Decade of Operations - Mistakes and Failures in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Strategic Themes and Recommendations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint and Coalition Operational Analysis (JCOA) division reviewed 46 lessons learned studies conducted from 2003 to the present, and synthesized the studies' 400+ findings, observations, and best practices into the 11 strategic themes described in this report.
Understanding the Complexity of Reconciliation, Reintegration and Amnesty for the Enemy in Counterinsurgency Warfare - Vietnam, Dhofar, COIN, Petraeus, Iraq War Surge, Afghanistan, Taliban, Al Qaeda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fundamentally, reconciliation is cheaper because the aggregate cost of security and conventional operations that rely on vast amounts of resources do little over the long term to change the will of the insurgent.
Weapon of Choice: ARSOF in Afghanistan (Army Special Operations Forces) - 9/11 Attacks, Toppling the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, Destroying al-Qaeda in the War on Terror, First Round of Afghan War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapon of Choice is a history of the Army special operations forces in Afghanistan from 11 September 2001 to 15 May 2002, during America's global war on terrorism (GWOT).
Counterinsurgency Leadership in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond - David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell, COIN, Commands, Officer Development, Generalship, Winning in Afghanistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.

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