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Reimagining The Man Who Would Be King - Narrative Fictional Adventure Story to Impart Counterinsurgency Theory to Busy and Easily Distracted Service Members Based on Afghanistan and Iraq Experience
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
How can counterinsurgency theory and hard-won lessons learned from the recent battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan be better captured and then conveyed in a narrative format that will appeal to a wide spectrum of military personnel—from the most junior enlisted to senior officers? This thesis reimagines Kipling's The Man Who Would Be King and sets it in the near future.
Islamic State (ISIS) Recruiting in the West: How Dabiq Magazine Frames Recruitment Messages to Appeal to Westerners - Jihadi Terrorism Movement in Iraq and Syria, bin Laden, al-Qaeda and the Taliban
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study evaluates the 15 issues of Dabiq magazine released from July 2014 to July 2016 to quantitatively analyze which of the three messages is presented most often throughout the magazine. Also, it draws correlations to real-world events that could possibly explain what drives IS's messaging approach.
2016 National Network of Fusion Centers - Final Report July 2017 - Fusion Center Profiles and Full List, Partner Agency Data, Staff and Analysts, Governance Structure and Membership, Operational Costs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducts the annual fusion center assessment to provide a comprehensive picture of the performance of the National Network of Fusion Centers (National Network), help measure the effectiveness of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funding, and guide partners to invest in mission areas with the greatest potential benefit to the entire homeland.
Fusion Center Challenges: Why Fusion Centers Have Failed to Meet Intelligence Sharing Expectations - Case Studies of National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This study intends to uncover why critics have cited fusion centers at the national, regional, and state levels of the Intelligence Community (IC) for the inability to share intelligence. The research method examines three case studies: the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), the El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC), and state and local fusion centers now combined into a National Network.
Augmenting Security on Department of Defense Installations to Defeat the Active Shooter Threat - Case Studies of Fort Hood, Washington Navy Yard, and Chattanooga Attacks, More Armed Personnel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Active shooter attacks appear to occur more in the United States than other countries and some data shows that their rate of occurrence has increased in the past several years. In response, institutions such as the Department of Defense (DoD), other federal agencies, police, and education systems have increased security and adapted response procedures.
Addressing Urgent Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure: Report of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council - Innovative Recommendations Including Creation of Dark Fiber Network
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
NIAC details 11 recommendations. The first is perhaps the most innovative: Establish SEPARATE, SECURE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS specifically designated for the most critical cyber networks, including "dark fiber" networks for critical control system traffic and reserved spectrum for backup communications during emergencies.
Best Practices for Planning a Cybersecurity Workforce and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model - Benefits of Workforce Planning
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Cybersecurity is a leading national security challenge facing this country today. An emerging topic of importance is how organizations track, assess, grow, and shape their workforce.
Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Preliminary Field Study in Improving Collaboration - WMD Counterproliferation and the Risk of Improvised Nuclear Devices (IND), Use of Additive Manufacturing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The proliferation of emerging and disruptive technologies such as additive manufacturing continues unabated. Such trends vastly increase the likelihood of a pernicious non-state actor acquiring weapons of mass destruction in the near future. In addition, these emerging novel threats have proved particularly vexing for the existing U.S. bureaucracies.
2018 Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Strategy - Five Pillar Framework of Risk Identification, Vulnerability Reduction, Threat Reduction, Consequence Mitigation, and Cyberspace Outcomes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This strategy provides the Department with a framework to execute our cybersecurity responsibilities during the next five years to keep pace with the evolving cyber risk landscape by reducing vulnerabilities and building resilience; countering malicious actors in cyberspace; responding to incidents; and making the cyber ecosystem more secure and resilient.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 286,650. Language: Spanish. Published: May 26, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Memorias autobiográficas del coronel británico Thomas Edward Lawrence, mas conocido como Lawrence de Arabia, por su participación en el movimiento subversivo árabe orquestado por Inglaterra y Francia en los países árabes contra la ocupación del imperio otomano durante la primera guerra mundial.
Turning on the Dime: Diplomacy's Role in National Security - Role of State Department in Preventing Conflict and Advancing National Interests, Improving Interagency Cooperation for Policy Objectives
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The differences in approach and culture between the U.S. Departments of State and Defense are stark despite the fact that these organizations are members of the same team and share related national objectives.
Cultural Intelligence for the Commander: A Necessary Ingredient - The Japanese in World War II, Lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Emerging Threat of Terrorism, Need for Actionable Intelligence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
How many more American lives will be lost before we accept the fact that we live in a multi-cultural world where not everyone thinks like we do? It is imperative that intelligence systems incorporate significant cultural scrutiny into all aspects of painting the battle-space.
Deterrence Theory in the Contemporary Operating Environment - Case Studies of U.S. and North Korea, India and Pakistan Standoff and Kargil War, Libyan Bombing, Iraq, and Bin Laden Embassy Bombings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Looking at four case studies, this study finds that while the existing theories do not account for some acts of aggression and limited deterrence failures, deterrence theory in general is still applicable to the current and future strategic environment.
The Effective Use of Labels in Strategic Communication - Case Studies of Jewish Threat Propaganda in Nazi Germany, Countering Boko Haram and ISIS, and Use of Labels in U.S. Government Communication
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The efficient use of information will serve to set the tone for unified action against threat groups and adversaries. National leadership must clearly express the national strategic direction for all governmental, military, non-governmental, private sector organizations, and others to follow.
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.
Las guerras de insurreccion y las guerras revolucionarias
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Estrategias, tácticas y técnicas militares utilizadas en guerras revolucionarias, procesos de insurrección y maniobras de guerrillas, que son aplicables mediante analogías en múltiples disciplinas sociales del quehacer humano.
Maritime Improvised Explosive Devices: A Threat Based Technology Study - Use of MIEDs by Terrorists and the Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Capability to Counter With Divers and Robots
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Over the last thirteen years, the world saw an increased use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by violent extremists and terrorist groups. Due to the simplicity and availability of IED making material, any willing person with limited knowledge can make IEDs.
Las vidas de Pedro Antonio Marín Manuel Marulanda Vélez Tirofijo
Price: $5.09 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Apartes de la vida del terrorista Pedro Antonio Marín alias Manuel Marulanda Vélez ó Tirofijo, durante la década de 1950 y comienzos de los sesenta, escritos por el militante comunista Arturo Alape, para ocultar, distorsionar y justificar la verdadera historia criminal del fundador y principal cabecilla de las Farc durante 43 años. Libro de lectura obligada para interesados en historia colombiana
Boko Haram's Strategy Deconstructed: A Case Study Comparison Between Boko Haram and the Algerian National Liberation Front - Salafist Islamic Insurgency Strategy in Nigeria and West Africa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Since 2009, Boko Haram has waged a campaign of terror in Nigeria that has resulted in over 10,000 fatalities and threatens the security and stability of West Africa. Boko Haram has stated its objective as the creation of an Islamic State in Nigeria governed by a puritanical form of Salafist Islam.
Emergency Support Function 15: Communication Synchronization during Defense Support of Civil Authorities Operations - Whole-of-Government External and Public Affairs, Lessons from 9/11 and Katrina
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In response to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, there were a number of shortfalls that surfaced in interagency coordination and jurisdictional boundaries such as poor information sharing, confused relationships, unclear understanding of roles and responsibilities and leadership challenges.

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