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Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles - Senkakus, Taiwan, Diaoyu, Paracel, Spratly Islands, Fishery Disputes, Vessels and Equipment, Submarines, Ships, Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,270. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
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.
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
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
The Shape of Events to Come
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Institute for Consciousness Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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.
21st Century Defense Science Board Report: Assessment of Nuclear Monitoring and Verification Technologies (January 2014) - Difficulty of Detecting Secret Nuclear Weapons Activity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
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.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy - Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 228,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
This important guide from the U.S. Army War College provides an up-to-date sweeping overview of national security policy and strategy.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Debunking the Mythology - Historical Context, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Limitations of Arms Control, Russian Nuclear Weapon Security, Proliferation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
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.
Essential Guide to the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty: Russian Violation With 9M729 Missile, Implications of Trump Administration Withdrawal from Treaty, China's Missile Program
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
Three comprehensive reports about the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, and the implications of the Trump Administration withdrawal based on violations by Russia, have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Twists and Turns - Episodes in the Life of Ambassador Eric M. Javits
You set the price! Words: 108,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Twists and Turns is a personal, revealing memoir that bares previously untold episodes of international historical interest from an insiders perspective as a member of the Javits family, including famous figures in his legal career in New York, and as an arms control Ambassador in Geneva and The Hague.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 356,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
Fail: The Collpase of Reason in Gun Control
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
Nuclear Matters: A Practical Guide to American Nuclear Weapons, History, Testing, Safety and Security, Future Plans, Delivery Systems, Basic Physics and Bomb Designs, Effects, Accident Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
This up-to-date and authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons provides a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Procedures for Humanitarian Assistance Operations - HA - FM 100-23-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
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.
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
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.
Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future, Second Edition - War Scenarios, China and Nuclear Rivalries Ahead, Fissile Limits, What May Go Wrong, Controlling Nuclear Missiles, Thinking Ahead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
The book provides a good picture of the growing stockpiles of separated plutonium and the stockpiles of highly-enriched uranium, as well as the likely expansion of nuclear power programs in additional countries.
The War Peace Establishment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control, Essay » Political
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.
#Gunsense Nation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
#Gunsense Nation is a detailed account of America's gun violence problem, the political agenda that enables it, and the change makers who fight for solutions. The author touches on some key topics about this very important issue.
Beam Weapons: Roots of Reagan's Star Wars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Lasers & Photonics, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
Beam Weapons describes the military technology behind Ronald Reagan's 'Star Wars' strategic defense system, intended to develop radically new beam weapons that destroyed nuclear missiles with directed energy — laser beams or charged particles. Originally published in 1984 as Beam Weapons: The Next Arms Race, this new edition includes an epilogue covering recent development of laser weapons.
Taiwan's Former Nuclear Weapons Program: Nuclear Weapons On-Demand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
Thirty years ago, in 1988, the United States secretly moved to end once and for all Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program, just as it was nearing the point of being able to rapidly break out to build nuclear weapons. Because intense secrecy has followed Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program and its demise, this book is the first account of that program’s history and dismantlement.

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