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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.
Crossing the Line of Departure: Battle Command on the Move, A Historical Perspective - Ancient Times, Genghis Khan, Yorktown, Civil War, World War I and II Industrial Age, Vietnam, Gulf War, Iraq War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 112,550. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, a wide-ranging historical overview of that most difficult aspect of military leadership, the art of battle command, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. McGrath leads the reader through case studies beginning with Alexander the Great leading up to the recent war in Iraq.
Breaking Through the Tension: The Operational Art of Special Operations in Phase Zero - Special Operations Forces (SOF) During Pre-Crisis Peacetime Conditions, Theory and Doctrine, Framework
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Operations Forces (SOF) provide unique approaches in Phase Zero environments. The examination of special operations approaches in Phase Zero provides insights into the challenges of devising and executing a Phase Zero operational art.
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.
Policing and Law Enforcement in COIN - the Thick Blue Line: Offensive Policing, Operational Design Considerations, Northern Ireland Troubles, Insurgents in India, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work on the role of policing in confronting security threats highlights the need to shift resources and emphasis towards policing, law enforcement, and internal security. Law enforcement and internal security are key pillars in a comprehensive national security strategy and are often underemphasized.
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.
Increasing Airpower's Effectiveness: Applying the U.S. Army's Operational Design Methodology to Airpower in Warfare - North Vietnam, Operation CASTOR and the Battle for Dien Bien Phu, Linebacker II
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines whether or not the current U.S. Army Operational Design methodology could increase the effectiveness of airpower. Analysis of existing design literature provides a common understanding of the U.S. Army's design methodology for the application to two historical case studies.
Iran's Post-9/11 Grand Bargain: Missed Opportunity for Strategic Rapprochement Between Iran and the United States - History from the 1953 Coup, Hostage Crisis, Iran-Iraq War, Khomeini to Khamenei
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,790. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
An examination of the historical context of U.S.-Iran relations since 1953, the three efforts at rapprochement since 1979, and the unprecedented nature of U.S.-Iran dialogue and cooperation after 9/11, will demonstrate how the Bush administration missed an unprecedented opportunity for rapprochement with Iran between 2001 and 2003.
Continuities in Four Disparate Air Battles - Ploesti Heavy Bombers in World War II, Berlin Airlift Strategic Airpower, MIG Alley in Korean War, Barrel Roll Airpower Counter-insurgency in Laos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since Thucydides chronicled land and naval warfare in 420 B.C., volumes have been written on innumerable battles in search of continuities, principles, and the nature of surface warfare. Air warfare has a comparatively short history.
Armed with Information: Evolving Public Affairs to Deliver Operational Effects - Military Implications of Globalization, Changing Nature of Military Conflict, Evolving War Character, Battle of Ideas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In light of the pervasive nature of real-time global news, the perceptions as delivered via the media and other emerging communication mediums are increasingly influencing foreign and domestic public opinion and the policymaking process.
Badal: A Culture Of Revenge, The Impact of Collateral Damage on Taliban Insurgency - History and Warfare in Afghanistan, Pashtunwali Tribal Code, Anglo-Afghan War, Soviet Invasion, Mujahideen, Mullahs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report examines the impact of collateral damage on the Taliban insurgency. It reveals the relationship between death of innocent civilians and the tribal concept of badal (revenge). Research also analyzes Taliban propaganda leaflets to illustrate the compromise of popular support caused by collateral damage stemming from the Coalition's tactics.
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.
Incorporating Effects-Based Operations Into Military Operations - EBO Concepts and Categories, IO, Effects-based Coalition Operations, EBO Experimentation, Lessons from Coalition Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
EBO is an approach that spans all levels of conflict, all types of operations, and is generally agnostic to the instigator of actions. Therefore, it applies equally well to IO utilizing non-lethal force as well as conventional, lethal, force-on-force operations.
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.