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Deterring Cyberattacks on U.S. Critical Infrastructure - Case Studies of Iran and Stuxnet, Bowman Avenue Dam Attack, Attribution and Retaliation, Implications for U.S. Policy Protecting Vital Services
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Cyberattacks against critical infrastructure are not merely theoretical. Nations and private enterprises have come to understand that critical infrastructure can be attacked via cyberspace with serious repercussions. Critical infrastructure is vital to the United States because it provides power, water, transportation, and communication services to the American public.
Special Operations Forces Interagency Counterterrorism Reference Manual - Comprehensive Guide to U.S. and Other Agencies, Organizations, and Programs including NGOs, Overseas, and Private Groups
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,450. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The manual provides insight and information regarding various counterterrorism (CT) organizations in the U.S. Government national security apparatus. Because of the changing international security environment and policies set by the National Security Council (NSC), the scope has expanded a bit to include representation from some aspects of the domestic CT mission.
Unconventional Restraint: Obstacles to Army Special Operations Forces' Employment in Support to Resistance Operations - ARSOF STR Irregular Warfare and Case Study of Syria, Assad and ISIS
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Recent history provides several examples of presidential decisions to leverage U.S. military support to resistance movements (STR) to, as outlined in Joint Publication 3-05, Special Operations (2014), "coerce, disrupt or overthrow a government or occupying power" in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, and most recently, Syria.
Distributed Maritime Capability: Optimized U.S. Navy - U.S. Coast Guard Interoperability, A Case in the South China Sea - Currently Not Adequately Prepared for Conflict with China's PLA Navy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study asks whether or not the U.S. Navy (USN) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are sufficiently prepared to operate together if conflict escalates in an area of forward-deployed operations and investigates opportunities for naval interoperability to be bolstered if required.
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.
Attribution in Influence: Relative Power and the Use of Attribution - Military Psychological Operations (PSYOP) and Deception, Case Studies of U.S. in World War II and Vietnam, and Russia in Crimea
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Department of Defense sits in a unique position among U.S. agencies, as it must remain capable of conducting influence activities across the spectrum of attribution, from true, none, false, or concurring partner types. This includes activities such as public affairs, military information support operations, and military deception.
The Nature of Russia's Threat to NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence in the Baltic States - Comprehensive Analysis of Russian Military Forces, Strategy, and Recent Performance in Ukraine and Syria
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study explores the nature of Russia's threat to NATO. It details Russia's national security strategy, military doctrine, and foreign policy toward the Baltic States to assess Russia's political-strategic objectives. It analyzes Russia's military reforms, recent performance in Ukraine and Syria, and organization and training for combat.
Scotland's Potential Independence: Defense Implications for Britain, NATO, and the United States - UK's Nuclear Weapons Deterrence Posture with Trident Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The significance of an independent Scotland would reach far beyond the borders of the United Kingdom (UK). Although the first Scottish independence referendum did not pass in September 2014, it raised some important questions that could affect the security of Europe and North America.
China and North Korea: The Leverage Dilemma - 2018 Study of Nuclear Weapons Buildup and History of Negotiations, Six-Party Talks and Multinational Efforts, Altering Behavior and Denuclearization
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Through analysis of China and North Korea's alliance formation, the first and second nuclear crises, and the Six Party Talks, this study contends that China alone does not have enough leverage to alter North Korea's behavior because diplomatic ties are not as close as some may believe.
Leveraging Social Networks to Enhance Innovation - Department of the Navy's ATHENA Project, TANG Initiative to Capture New Ideas from Sailors and Officers, Recommendations to Eliminate Barriers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study explores the Department of the Navy's innovation initiatives to determine how to leverage social networks to enhance innovation inside the Navy. Using the results of a social network analysis that mapped and measured the informal Navy Innovation Network, and examining how other military branches and industry pursue innovation.
Deterrence vs. Assurance: The U.S. Naval Presence in the Persian Gulf - Strategy about Iranian Aggression in Strait of Hormuz, Role of Saudi Arabia, Warship Deterrence May Be Misguided and Unnecessary
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Providing assurance to Saudi Arabia seems to have a positive impact on regional stability. If the Navy seeks to use its warships as a stabilizing force in the region, it should restructure its strategy and employ ships in ways that provide assurance, not deterrence.
The Impact of Pro-Government Militias on State and Human Security: A Comparative Analysis of the Afghan Local Police in Kunduz Province, and the Janjaweed in Sudan - Militia Histories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
How do pro-government militias impact state and human security? Throughout the world, governments are more frequently interacting with and employing armed groups and militias in order to increase their security and position through unofficial means. There are significant disagreements on the impacts of pro-government militias on state and human security.
Learning Technology Adoption: Navy Barriers and Resistance - Naval Student and Faculty Survey Findings and Recommendations to Foster an Innovative Culture and Support Implementation Efforts
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
This study was established to answer the following primary research questions: (1) How are Navy processes likely to influence the adoption and use of new learning technologies? (2) What unique organizational and individual barriers must be addressed to mitigate friction between new learning technologies and Navy processes, structure and culture?
Russia and NATO Ballistic Missile Defense: The European Phased Adaptive Approach Experience, 2009-2017, Obama Plan and BMD History, Response of Poland, Czech Republic, and Russia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,460. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study explores how U.S. interactions with Russia and the NATO Allies influenced the decisions on modifications made by the United States—for example, the cancellation in March 2013 of the EPAA's projected fourth phase. This study finds that U.S. interactions with the NATO Allies and Russia played a role in revisions in the original objectives of the EPAA.
Fifty Feet Above the Wall: Drug Cartel Drones in the U.S. - Mexico Border Zone Airspace, and What to Do About Them - Border Security Countering Hostile and Narco-Drones with Anti-Drone Doctrine
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Recently, border security agencies responsible for securing the U.S.-Mexico border are having to contend with the emerging threat of Mexico's drug cartel narcotics-smuggling drones, also known as narco-drones. Narco-drones are an example of cartel innovation for smuggling, among other deviant purposes, that U.S. border security will need a strategy to counter.
Creating Paths of Change: Under What Conditions Can Special Operations be the Supported Command? Irregular and Unconventional Warfare Command and Control Involving SOF Special Forces
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study focuses on command and control for irregular warfare operations and the organizational design elements that determine when special operations forces (SOF) can be a supported command. The complexities, uncertainty, speed, and need for interoperability in the 21st-century operational environment require flexible organizations capable of integrating across U.S. governmental agencies.
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.
The 30 Most Influential People of World War II: A Ranking
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Who are the 30 people who started, won, and lost World War II? Alan Axelrod has the answer and the details—about the key generals, politicians, patriots, traitors, heroes, and monsters.
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.
Donkeys Leading Lions: 363rd Infantry Regiment, 91st Division American Expeditionary Force, France-Belgium, 1918-1919
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The discovery of a packet of family documents leads the author on five years of research of WWI with a trip to Luxembourg and his uncle’s battlefields and American/Allied cemeteries in France and Belgium. This factional novel summarizes the events leading to WWI, presents the emergence of military intelligence by the belligerents and the important role women played in that effort.

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