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Military Professionalism and Political Influence: A Case Study of the Mexican Military, 1917-1940 - Pancho Villa, Mexican Revolution, Carranza, Obregon, Calles, Cardenas Years, Latin America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study will explore the relationship between military professionalism and military political influence. While many scholars believe that increased military professionalism will "depoliticize" the armed forces, others argue that professionalization encourages the military to assume an active and even dominant role in politics.
History's Role in Operational Design and Planning: How Germany's Failed Invasion Provides Insight into U.S. and Chinese Perspectives on Anti-Access Area Denial A2AD - China's Strategy and Capabilities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The 1940 battle space between Germany and Great Britain provides a different design perspective for the US A2AD problem. Germany's struggles during Operation SEALION provide insight into China's attitude towards strategy, unrestricted warfare, PLAAF and PLAAN A2AD challenges, and ethnic ties with Taiwan.
Future Counterland Operations: Common Lessons from Three Conflicts - Persian Gulf War Desert Storm, Allied Force NATO in Yugoslavia, Enduring Freedom Afghanistan, Value of ISR, Power of Innovation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Through the study of past military experiences, especially the examination of common lessons from differing conflicts, implications for future warfare can be revealed. Common counterland lessons from three major US conflicts are the focus of this study.
End State: Relevant in Stability Operations? Operations Other than War (OOTW), Case Studies of Bosnia, Kosovo, Improvements to Army and Joint Doctrine, Strategy, Operational Planning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the war on terrorism progresses, it appears stability operations may continue to be the logical follow-on phase after intervention into each failed state. There is a necessity for military forces in the post-conflict environment to keep the peace while the failed state rebuilds.
The Punitive Expedition into Mexico 1916: Political - Military Insights, President Wilson and the Response to Pancho Villa's Raid on New Mexico, General Pershing, Mexican Revolution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study examines the political-military insights offered by the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 10 March 1916 to 5 February 1917.
Russian Operational Art in the Russo-Georgian War of 2008 - Decisive Campaign Gaining Control of Two Breakaway Republics, Roots of Soviet Thought and Practice, Cyberwar, South Ossetia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This paper is about the Russian military's use of operational art to achieve its strategic objectives during the Russo-Georgian War of August 2008.
A Survey History of Fort Bliss 1890-1940: Texas Army Installation, Spanish-American War, Mexican Revolution, World War I, Permanent Cavalry Post, World War II and Early Cold War Period
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Fort Bliss's rise to prominence is intertwined with a series of historical events. Chapter I relates the first of these, the ending of the Indian wars in the late 1880s. Because fewer troops were needed in the country's interior, military forces could be moved to border garrisons.
Iran and Strategic Power Projection: The Iran-Iraq War as a Foundation of Understanding - Historical and Cultural Background, 1982 Decision, Fao Offensive, Arms for Hostages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
This effort attempts to provide the reader with an understanding of the dynamics and rational context for Iranian Strategic power projection in the 21st century. Using the Iran-Iraq War as a lens through which to examine Iran during a stressing conventional conflict, the research illustrates a number of characteristics and trends still representative of the regime today.
The Shared Burden - United States-French Coalition Operations in the European Theater of World War II - Southern France to the Defeat of Germany, NORDWIND Offensive, Churchill, Eisenhower, de Gaulle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The United States military rarely conducts unilateral actions. Normally, it operates with coalition partners. This has been true for over a century and there is little indication that it will change in the future.
Sustaining Unconventional Warfare - Conventional Support for Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Forces, Case Studies of Historical Operations in France and Greece, Brigade Combat Teams (BCT)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has publicly acknowledged that special operations forces (SOF) require conventional force support. Sustainment is a major component of that required conventional support.
The Airpower Tenet of Centralized Control from Organizational and Battle Management Perspectives - World War II, Korean, Vietnam War, Goldwater-Nichols Act and the JFACC, Persian Gulf War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the airpower tenet of centralized control, which US Air Force doctrine has traditionally upheld as the foundation for organizing, planning, and executing joint air operations.
The Makara of Hizballah: Deception in the 2006 Summer War - History and Organization of Hizballah, Lebanon, Chain of Command, Hijacking the Internet, Bunkers, Denial Operations, Electronic Warfare
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,390. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Information, while always a critical element of warfare, is quickly becoming decisive in present day conflicts. While the use of this information can take many forms, one area where the discussion of information's impact on conflict has been delinquent is in the art of deception.
MARSOC: A Way Ahead - Marine Special Operations Command Proposal, USSOCOM, Culture Clash, Doctrine and Theory of Special Operations, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Unity of Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Global War on Terror and the Department of Defense have thrust change upon the Marine Corps and the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Because the Secretary of Defense mandated that the Marine Corps would create a component in USSOCOM, the window for revolutionary change is open.
Security Cooperation: An Old Practice for New Times - National Security, Defense, Military Strategies, Africa Command AFRICOM, Southern Command SOUTHCOM, Section 1206
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph addresses the current security cooperation structures within the context of recent strategic guidance. This guidance calls for a whole-of-government approach to build partner capacity.
Punishment, Revenge, and Retribution: A Historical Analysis of Punitive Operations - Justifications for War, British Army Somaliland, U.S. Punitive Expedition 1916, El Dorado Canyon Libya 1986
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using military force against an enemy to punish, avenge a wrong, as retribution is a timeless cause of armed conflict. There are many examples throughout history of successful punitive operations.
A War Like No Other: Al Qaeda and the U.S. Strategy for Combating Terrorism - Counter-insurgency Operations, Counter Terrorism, Bin Laden and 9/11, Clausewitz, Analysis and Recommendations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
September 11th was a watershed event and catapulted the United States into a war unique in our history. Al Qaeda and Associated Networks (AQAN) have proven to be imaginative and ruthless foes with a long term asymmetric erosion strategy targeted at the will of the American people. The intent of this strategy is to affect the withdrawal of U.S. influence from the Middle East.
Westernization or Modernization: The Political, Economic and Social Attitudes and Desires of the Post-Khomeini Generation in Iran - Sunni-Shia Split, Age of European Influence, Role of Clerics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this paper is to answer the following question: Does the generation of Iranians born after the 1979 revolution wish to continue living under the system established by Ayatollah Khomeini, or do they wish to modernize (or perhaps westernize) their current political, social, and economic systems?
Deterrence During Hostilities: A New "Triad" for the Middle East - Strategic Deterrence, Retaliatory, Preemptive, Nuclear, Chemical, Deception, Psychological Operations, Shaping Enemy Expectations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Due to the presence of weapons of mass destruction and the will to employ them in the Middle East, the operational commander of the next conflict must understand and employ a new deterrent triad. This triad is composed of the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of deterrence.
The End of the Beginning: On the Application of Aerospace Power in an Age of Fractured Sovereignty, Trends 2020, Demography, Technology, Military, Social, Operations with Blurred Boundaries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper considers the future use of aerospace power in the changing international system. First, the nature and scope of the changing international system are analyzed via an examination of significant trends in technology, demography, military, and social affairs to build an analytical picture of the coming strategic environment and the probable challenges facing aerospace forces.
The American Factor in the Evolution of China's Maritime Doctrine - Chinese Maritime and PRC Naval History, Imperialism, Cold War, Sino-Soviet, Islands, Cultural Revolution, Vietnam, East Asia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the birth of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, American military strategy, foreign policy, and naval presence in East Asia, have all had a significant effect on the evolution of China's naval development, strategy, and maritime doctrine.