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Tribal Militias: An Effective Tool to Counter Al-Qaida and its Affiliates? The Iraqi Experience, Sahwa, Patron-Client Relationship, ISIS Onslaught, Yemen, Taking the Fight to al-Qaeda, Golden Swords
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Most of the local societies in which Al-Qaida and its affiliates and offshoots operate in the Middle East and Africa have a predominantly tribal or at least have a strong tribal component (Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Mali, and Sinai).
Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism (TRADOC Handbook) Tokyo Subway Sarin Attack, Murrah Building Oklahoma Bombing, Khobar Towers, USS Cole Bombing, London Bombs 2005, Beslan Hostage Crisis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism is a U.S Army handbook that presents several terrorist incidents in a case study methodology. This document provides an introduction to the nature of terrorism and recognition of terrorist threats to U.S. military forces.
U.S. Army Irregular Opposing Forces (OPFOR): Insurgents, Guerrillas, Criminals, Noncombatants, Terrorism, Functional Tactics, Techniques, Procedures, Hybrid Threat for Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 138,820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The three primary categories of irregular forces portrayed by the OPFOR are insurgents, guerrillas, and criminals. These actors may operate separately or in conjunction with one another and/or combined with regular military forces as the Hybrid Threat (HT) for training.
History of the U.S. Army 7th Armored Division in World War II: From the Beaches to the Baltic and Roll out the Barrel, Drive through France, Chartres, Reims, Verdun, Seine, Battle Against the Nazi SS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This exclusive World War II history ebook presents two rarely seen illustrated histories of the 7th Armored Division and its heroic exploits in the liberation of France from the Nazis.
U.S. Army Ranger Handbook (SH 21-76) - Leadership, Operations, Fire Support, Demolitions, Movement, Patrols, Drills, Mountaineering, Machine Gun, Convoy, Urban Operations, Survival, Aviation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the American Ranger is a long and colorful saga of courage, daring, and outstanding leadership. It is a story of men whose skills in the art of fighting have seldom been surpassed.
The Real Military Volume One of Two
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 290,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
I am a veteran with an epic, heroic, fantastic, jaw-dropping story to tell. As a CSM with a top-secret security clearance, I have access to all major command Blotter-Reports, the Early Bird News, the Library of Congress & military museums. This is a compilation of the most interesting stories I could find. Most of this information has never been released to the public.
American Military History: A Selected Bibliography - Doctrine, Strategy, Tactics, Profiles of Command, Law of War, Lessons Learned, Rules of Engagement, Transformation and Reform, Study of History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
History is one of the curriculum themes at The U.S. Army War College. The purpose of this bibliography is to introduce some of the resources as a starting point from which students can begin research according to their specific needs.
Guide to Arctic Security and American Military Implications of Climate Change - Reemergence of the Arctic as a Strategic Location, Taking Command, Managing the Arctic Thaw, Future Naval Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight military reports and documents provide unique insights into Arctic security issues and American military implications of climate change.
Breaking the Ice: Potential U.S. - Russian Maritime Conflict in the Arctic - Disputed Areas, Lomonosov Ridge, Bering Strait, Beaufort Sea, Northwest Passage, Hans Island, NATO Perspective, UNCLOS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Military
While war in the Arctic appears unlikely at present, this thesis analyzes why an escalation of territorial and resource disputes in the Arctic up to and including the use of force cannot and should not be ruled out.
The Conflicts in Yemen and U.S. National Security - Yemeni Regional Politics and Saudi Arabia, Drones, Qat Chewing, al-Qaeda, War on Terror, Houthi Tribesmen Rebellion, Zaydi Shiite Sect, Kleptocracy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Yemen is not currently a failed state, but it is experiencing huge political and economic problems that can have a direct impact on U.S. interests in the region. It has a rapidly expanding population with a resource base that is limited and already leaves much of the current population in poverty.
Secret Weapon: High-value Target Teams as an Organizational Innovation - Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Petraeus, Odierno, The Surge in Iraq, SOF, Tommy Franks, Task Force Freedom in Mosul
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study argues that interagency teams were a major catalyst in turning around the Iraq War, and that they will disappear from America's arsenal unless the knowledge base supporting the innovation can be secured.
Defense Science Board Task Force Report - Force Protection in Urban and Unconventional Environments: Training Regime, Tactical Intelligence, Red Teaming, Role for Technology, SSTR Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Force protection is not an end in itself. Furthermore, protecting the force is not only, or even mainly, about defensive measures. To the extent that "force protection" connotes bunkers and barbed wire, it is not a helpful term.
The Interagency and Counterinsurgency Warfare: Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction Roles - Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan, Presidential Decision Directives, COIN and the Army
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 193,540. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. military campaigns in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the greater Global War on Terrorism have confronted civilian policymakers and senior military officers with a complex, fluid battlefield which demands kinetic and counterinsurgency capabilities.
Decisionmaking in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Removing Saddam Hussein by Force - The Surge, General Casey, General Raymond Odierno, General David Petraeus, Ambassador Khalilzad
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With this initial volume of its Operation IRAQI FREEDOM Key Decisions Monograph Series, the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) attempts to write about key decisions while they are still fresh in the memories of the participants.
Strategic Reflections: Operation Iraqi Freedom, July 2004 - February 2007 - President Bush, Iraq Elections, Petraeus, Abizaid, Zalmay Khalilzad, Military Operations in Baghdad, Insights for Leaders
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,410. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom were the first major wars of the 21st century. They will not be the last. They have significantly impacted how our government and military think about prosecuting wars.
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 and 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.
An Analysis of the FARC in Colombia: Breaking the Frame of FM 3-24 - From the Beginnings of the FARC to the Present, Guerrilla Insurgency, Doctrinal Gaps, Summary of Narrative and Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph tells the narrative of the FARC in Colombia from the perspective of the counterinsurgent and presents a summary of the evolution of the FARC. The Colombian government has achieved recent success against the FARC after more than forty years.
Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan: Comparing Past Counterinsurgencies for Future Applications - Special Operations COIN, Philippine War, Malayan Emergency, Taliban, Karzai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Village Stability Operations (VSO) has been the cornerstone counterinsurgency strategy and primary mission for U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan since 2010. The VSO program has drawn criticism for human rights violations committed by the Afghan Local Police and poor reception by much of the Afghan population.
Full Duty: Working for Patton, Clark and Truscott in WWII (And the “Forgotten” War with the Fifth Army)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Kentucky farmer Laban Jackson started a military career under General Patton, was promoted 3 times, and dispatched by Ike to organize the Fifth Army. As HQ Commandant under Generals Patton, Clark, and Truscott, Jackson experienced 3 invasions and countless battles. Jackson’s story provides some new insights for this brief history of the North African and Italian campaigns during WWII.
United States and Unconventional Warfare - Al Qaeda's Exploitation of American Weakness, Iran and Proxy Terrorism, Hizbollah, China's Holistic Asymmetric Warfare Plan, Future Adversaries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Given the success of terrorist organizations against the United States since 1983 it is prudent to ask if nations will pursue unconventional engagements with the United States.