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Sowing the Seeds of Soft Power: The United States and India in the Next Great Game - Eurasia, Indian Domestic Values and Culture, Hollywood to Bollywood, Fight Against Terrorism, Nuclear Weapons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In both the 2010 and 2015 National Security Strategy, the White House published President Barack Obama's remarks emphasizing that the United States must integrate all the tools of national power to further U.S. strategic interests. This is especially true in a dynamic and increasingly multipolar world.
Precipitating the Decline of Al-Shabaab: A Case Study in Leadership Decapitation - Killing Emir Ahmed Godane, al-Qaeda, Terror Threat, Guerrilla Warfare, Amniyat Role in Organizational Resilience
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,110. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The tactic of leadership decapitation, using military action to capture or kill terrorist leadership, is a key component of United States counterterrorism strategy. Policymakers argue that eliminating terrorist leadership is an effective way to disrupt, and, ultimately, destroy terrorist organizations.
Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia and U.S. National Security - Trafficking in Persons (TIP), Transnational Organized Crime, Sex Slaves and Labor, Migrants, Refugees, Remittances, Smuggling, Maritime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States government finds human trafficking to be an important subject and is placing increasing focus on the issue. The Southeast Asian portion of the Western Pacific encompasses a substantial portion of global trafficking, much of which has a final destination in the United States.
Transitions from Violence to Politics: Conditions for the Politicization of Violent Non-State Actors - Hizbollah, Irish Republican Army (IRA), Muslim Brotherhood, Partiya Karkeren Kurdistane
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
It is imperative for a nation to understand the most effective way to combat threats to its national security, and at times the best reaction to a violent atrocity could be diplomatic. This study examines the politicization process of violent non-state actors and the five statistical factors that contribute to the likelihood of a successful transition from violence to politics.
Navy Seals Gone Wild: Publicity, Fame, and the Loss of the Quiet Professional - Osama bin Laden Killing, Politics, Commodification Cycle, Consequences of Promoting Seals for Entertainment, Profit
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Over the past decade, Naval Special Warfare (NSW) has built up significant symbolic capital due to a string of highly politicized and romanticized military operations. The publicity, and the ensuing fame, helped set the conditions for the emergence of a SEAL counterculture characterized by an increasingly commodified and public persona.
The 143rd in Iraq: Training the Iraqi Police, In Spite of It All
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,360. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2016 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Have you ever wondered what the term “boots on the ground" means? This history of one company’s experiences will provide you with an eye-opening narrative, as Youngquist provides a firsthand account of a Connecticut National Guard Military Police Company’s attempt to recruit, train and prepare an Iraqi Police Force in 2003-2004, and the many dangers they faced as a result.
Essential Guide to General James "Mad Dog" Mattis: The Mattis Way of War, an Examination of Operational Art in Task Force 58 and 1st Marine Division, Overextended Example of Effects-Based Operations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This excellent compilation of reports about the work of General James "Mad Dog" Mattis, nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be Secretary of Defense, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Innovative Practices for Special Warfare - Army Special Operations Forces, Collaboration, Structure, Incentives, Acceptance, Case Analyses of Google, Joint Special Operations Command, Silicon Valley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Warfare forces are tasked with conducting operations in uncertain environments defined by rapidly changing environmental elements (instability) and the interaction of many diverse external factors (complexity).
Russia and Hybrid Warfare: Identifying Critical Elements in Successful Applications of Hybrid Tactics - Putin's Crimea Annexation, Ukraine, 1923 German Revolution, Germany's Austria Annexation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,070. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
With the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014, hybrid war became a buzzword within political and academic circles. This study examines hybrid warfare applications using contemporary and historical examples.
Winning Without Fighting: Military / NGO Interaction Development - Humanitarian Operations, Civil-Military Coordination, Case Studies Indonesia, Haiti, and West Africa, State Department Interaction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The evolving nature of conflict will require the U.S. military to conduct humanitarian operations more frequently and on a larger scale than ever before. Humanitarian operations require extensive civil-military interaction, and this study suggests that the U.S. military is not currently postured and prepared to handle the increasing humanitarian requirement.
Countering the Hidden Hand: A Study of Iranian Influence in Iraq - Daesh, ISIS, Social Network Analysis of Iraqi Defense, al-Jubouri Tribe, Islamic State, Social Movement Theory, Irregular Warfare
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The purpose of this study is to illuminate the pathways of Iranian influence in Iraq in order to provide U.S. decision makers with a possible strategy to counter Iran's malignant influence there. By using a combination of social network analysis and social movement theory, this study illuminates the network of actors fighting Daesh in Iraq.
Lost in Translation: U.S. Forces and Crime in Japan - Okinawa Mondai, Fact and Fiction, Over-attribution of Crimes to U.S. Forces Japan Military and Civilian Personnel, SOFA-Related Incidents, Impacts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study argues that Japanese media disproportionately finds United States Forces Japan (USFJ) military and civilian personnel and their dependents responsible for accidents and crimes. The study examines how and why this pattern of reporting occurs.
Cyber Warfare: Jus Post Bellum - Problem of Cyber Attack Accountability, International Treaties for Post-Conflict Period, Comparison to Traditional Warfare, 1998 Kosovo and 2003 Iraq Wars, North Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
There is a lack of attention to the aftermath of a deployed cyber weapon: There is no mechanism for the assignment of accountability for the restoration of affected infrastructure and remediation of violation of established laws of war after cyberattacks occur.
Airborne Next: Rethinking Airborne Organization and Applying New Concepts - Airborne Role Taxonomy, Small-Scale and Large-Scale Forces, Swarming Concept, Stand-off and Close-in Capabilities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne concept has had a lasting impact on military force structures since its employment on a large scale during World War II. It is puzzling to consider how little airborne organizational structures and employment concepts have changed in the intervening seven decades, considering the great amount of change occurring in warfare.
Technology Strategy in Irregular Warfare: High-Tech Versus Right-Tech - Unconventional Warfare, Special Operations, Afghanistan and the Soviet Union, Britain, and America, Aircraft, Artillery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
When faced with any type of irregular warfare, technology integration has proved to be problematic for developed countries with technologically advanced militaries. Developed countries train and equip their militaries and develop military doctrines that tend to focus on protection from other developed countries.
At Periscope Depth: Exploring Submarine Proliferation in Southeast Asia - Case Studies of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam - Undersea Diesel Electric Subs, Philippines and Thailand
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Submarine proliferation in the post-Cold War environment has led to an exponential increase in the number of regional submarine operators and begs the question: Were these submarine purchases made for deterrence, enforcement, prestige, or a combination of the three?
Journal of an Army Medic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Journal of an Army Medic during the Korean war. James Muzzey has been gone for many years but not his journals.James loved to write ─ he wrote everything down. I inherited his daily journals spanning over sixty years and was in no big hurry to read about his experiences during the Korean conflict. As most civilians, I didn’t know much about it. He wrote this journal in the 1950's.
3 Presidents, 2 Accidents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,940. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
3 Presidents - 2 Accidents picks up where Paul Smith's explosive MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell left off.
State Defense Forces (SDF) and Their Role in American Homeland Security - Organized State Militias, Naval Militias, Posse Comitatus, Colonial Days to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, Ethos, Constitution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. State Defense Forces (SDFs), or organized state militias and naval militias, have a long and distinguished history of service in the United States.
Escape from Sobibor | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn About The Sobibor Concentration Camp And The People Who Escaped In A Fraction Of The Time It Takes To Read The Actual Book!!! Escape from Sobibor builds the personality and heart of the story it contains by firstly focussing on the personality and story of Shlomo, a Jewish boy sent to the camp who survives as a Goldsmith for the Nazis.