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Fighting a Nuclear-Armed Regional Opponent: Is Victory Possible? Earth Penetration Warheads, EMP, High-Altitude Nuclear Detonation (HAND), Nuclear Weapons Effects, Nuclear Proliferation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to sustain the current international system organized around American-led alliances, the United States may need to be able to confront challenges posed by revisionist powers armed with nuclear weapons.
Fail: The Collpase of Reason in Gun Control
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Fail: The Collapse of Reason in Gun Control is a look at the evidence available concerning guns and crime. Every attempt is made to present evidence in a straightforward, unbiased manner so that the actual relationship between gun ownership and crime can be explored.
The War Peace Establishment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Discussion of how to avoid the cold war's recurrence. It may be that a cold warless world will require that we reshap a host of notions concerning war, peace, and the future.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Procedures for Humanitarian Assistance Operations - HA - FM 100-23-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Multiservice Procedures for Humanitarian Assistance Operations Field Manual (FM 100-23) covers the role of the U.S. military in humanitarian assistance operations. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
21st Century Defense Science Board Report: Assessment of Nuclear Monitoring and Verification Technologies (January 2014) - Difficulty of Detecting Secret Nuclear Weapons Activity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Defense Science Board, issued in January 2014 and widely reported in the media, discusses the difficulty of detecting secret nuclear weapons activity and recommends improvements of nuclear monitoring and verification technologies.
20th Century Atomic Bomb and Nuclear Weapon History - Manhattan Project and the Nevada Test Site Official History Documents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Learn about the history of America's development and testing of nuclear weapons from this reproduction of two important Energy Department publications: The Manhattan Project - Making the Atomic Bomb, and Origins of the Nevada Test Site. They provide exclusive details of the extraordinary development program known as the Manhattan Project and the early days of the Cold War.
European Disposal Operations
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Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Ticking Time Bomb. Between 1946 and 1990, on the order of 754,975 tons (over 1.5 billion pounds or 684 million kilograms) of chemical weapons were disposed in European waters. At least 21 European Nations are now potentially at risk because of the expected toxic effect on marine life and the food chain.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Debunking the Mythology - Historical Context, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Limitations of Arms Control, Russian Nuclear Weapon Security, Proliferation
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper offers a concise summary of many of the difficult issues presented in addressing this category of weapons within nuclear policy and posture, and particularly within the arms control arena. Its four direct findings are worthy of full consideration and debate as we rethink the place and role of tactical nuclear weapons.
Arms Control and European Security: Major Essays on the Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Afghanistan
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
While much attention is always given to issues of strategic and nuclear arms control, the conventional arms control agenda remains something of a stepchild. Nonetheless, in regards to European security, conventional arms control issues are of the utmost significance.
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
Department of Defense Reports on Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2006 through 2010: People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Communist Party, Weapons, Tactics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Five important DOD reports from 2006 through 2010 provide extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. The reports on military and security developments involving the People’s Republic of China address the current and probable future course of military-technological development of the People’s Liberation Army and Chinese security strategy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 1 - Ground Systems - Infantry Weapons, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Marksman, Sniper Rifles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
The Role of US Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War Era - Tactical and Strategic Nuclear Warheads, WMD Deterrence, START Agreements and Treaties, Force Levels, Delivery Systems, Disarmament Proposals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter 1 - Historical Overview of US Nuclear Policy * Chapter 2 - US Nuclear Policy after the Cold War * Chapter 3 - Current Thinking on the Future Role of Nuclear Weapons * Chapter 4 - The Threat—Weapons of Mass Destruction * Chapter 5 - US Nuclear Forces for the Post-Cold War Era * Chapter 6 - Conclusions and Recommendations
Sandy Hook Slaughter: The Newtown Shooting and Massacre in Connecticut - Adam Lanza. Thoughts and Lessons on a Tragedy and the Coming Paradigm Shift.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
"As much as it is the right of citizens to bear arms, so too is the right of parents to bear their children in their arms." - Conrad Powell, Dec 16, 2012, quoting from "Sandy Hook Slaughter..." Our hearts go out to the families devastated by the Newtown tragedy. We as a nation are left with broken hearts and a reality that public policy on gun control or lack thereof is broken as well.
The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles - Senkakus, Taiwan, Diaoyu, Paracel, Spratly Islands, Fishery Disputes, Vessels and Equipment, Submarines, Ships, Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,270. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Few issues are as important to U.S. national security analysts as China's military modernization, a process that has benefited directly from the past two decades of dramatic economic expansion. This book addresses the Chinese navy—the People's Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN—the service that has most dramatically benefited from increased defense funding.
Say No To Guns: Why Gun Control Will Solve Our Problems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Geoff Wells. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This is a topic that will be a hot topic for quite a while and as it is an international concern it is best to be apprised of the situation as it can affect anybody at all. The author leaves you to form your own opinion at the end of it all. Sure persons have a right to bear arms but to what extent does it get out of control and require the intervention of the government?
2012 Complete Guide to North Korea (DRPK): Authoritative Coverage of Nuclear and Missile Programs, Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un, Confrontations with South Korea, Military, History, Economy, Human Rights
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 356,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This massive compilation provides a complete picture of North Korea and its threatening nuclear weapon and missile programs with hundreds of pages of up-to-date information, featuring professional analysis and background data about the nation and its leadership.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Europe: Prospects for Stability
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This study is concerned with the present and future role of tactical nuclear weapons in the new European security system as seen from Ukraine, a country which once had the world’s third largest nuclear arsenal stationed on its territory.
Lethal Legacy: The Adoption of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Despite strong opposition from major military powers, a treaty prohibiting the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of cluster munitions was signed on December 3, 2008. This book analyses the events leading up to the cluster munitions ban, the provisions of the treaty, as well as assesses the progress made in the years since towards a world without the presence of cluster munitions.
The Shape of Events to Come
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Wars, terrorism, revolutions and civil unrest mark the ravages of a mental plague afflicting the human race. This epidemic of the psyche is caused by a state of constant stress, worry, and tension created by a lifestyle that is not in harmony with evolutionary laws. Gopi Krishna proposes that it is only the discovery of these laws that can save mankind from an inevitable nuclear catastrophe.