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If We Don't, Who Will? Employment of the United States Army to Combat Potential Pandemic Outbreaks in West Africa - Military Assistance in the 2014 Ebola Virus Outbreak
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Ebola virus developed into the foremost major crisis in West Africa, more specifically Liberia. The Liberian government became increasingly unable to manage the situation and the pandemic outbreak threatened to de-stabilize civil society. But what does this have to do with the United States?
The National Security Mission of the U.S. Border Patrol: A Question of Collective Bargaining Exemption - Union Rights for Federal Workforce, The Intelligence Process
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The adoption of a national security mission for the entities within DHS should have been accompanied by a requisite collective bargaining exemption extended to others with a similar mission. This, however, did not occur.
Taming the Wild West: United States Nuclear Policy (1945-1961) - Development of Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP) by Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy Administrations, Effect of Berlin Airlift
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
While the United States adopted several national policies regulating nuclear weapons during the late 1940s and 1950s, it would take until 1961 for the United States to have a cohesive operational plan for the employment of nuclear weapons. This was known as the Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP).
North Korea 2025: Alternate Futures and Policy Challenges - Crucial Role of China in Controlling Expanded DPRK Nuclear Weapons Capabilities, Potential of Korean Unification, Stability of the Regime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea has become skilled at playing external powers against each other and at using provocations to exploit this risk-aversion. China's role is critical: it has the ability to topple the DPRK by cutting off economic assistance, but no interest in doing so since regime collapse would remove a buffer.
International Atomic Energy Agency's Decision to Find Iran in Non-Compliance, 2002-2006 (IAEA) - Nuclear Bargaining Leads to Referral to the UN Security Council after New Bomb Suspicions Emerge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
On August 14, 2002, at a press conference in Washington, DC, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), an exiled Iranian opposition group, drew worldwide attention when it publicly accused Iran of clandestinely developing nuclear weapons. Alireza Jafarzadeh, then-U.S. media spokesperson for the NCRI, described two "top secret" nuclear facilities being constructed in Iran.
The Soviet Biological Weapons Program and Its Legacy in Today's Russia - Innovation Using Recombinant DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering, the Biopreparat BW Program, Biography of Smirnov
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
President Richard M. Nixon's November 25, 1969, terminated the U.S. offensive biological weapons program on November 25, 1969. This paper seeks to explain why the Soviet government, at approximately the same time, decided to do essentially the opposite, namely, to establish a large biological warfare (BW) program that would be driven by newly discovered and powerful biotechnologies.
Violating Reality: The Lavelle Affair, Nixon, and Parsing the Truth - Dedicated Air Force Leader Treated Unjustly and Abandoned by Government, New Evidence about Vietnam War Air Strike Authorization
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The case study that follows is not only an effort to help exonerate Major General Lavelle for the unjust treatment he received, but it also reveals much about how American civil-military relations can function during a controversial limited conflict in which disparate personalities often played a dominant role.
Britain's Nuclear Deterrent Force and the U.S. - U.K. Special Relationship: History of Atomic Weapons with Manhattan Project, Trident Submarine-launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM) Replacement Decision
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Britain established in 1940 the first national nuclear weapons program in the world, and this gave Britain credibility in participating in the U.S.-led Manhattan Project during World War II. Despite the interruption in U.S.-U.K. nuclear cooperation in 1946-1958 owing to the McMahon Act, since 1958 the United States and the United Kingdom have worked closely in the nuclear domain.
Air Force Reserve Year in Review, 2015 and 2014 - Covers Command, Tenth, Twenty-second, and Fourth Air Force, Yellow Ribbon Program, Global Vigilance with MQ-9 Reaper, 489th Bomb Group's B-1 Lancer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two reports, for 2014 and 2015, provide up-to-date information and data on the work of America's Air Force Reserve. For the past 68 years, the Air Force Reserve has provided combat-ready forces to fly, fight and win for our nation. Today, our force consists of nearly 70,000 Citizen Airmen who provide daily operational capability, strategic depth and surge capacity.
What Will Be With the Planet, After Nuclear War. Researches and Proofs.
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Presently the nuclear warfare represents the most serious environmental hazard. Simultaneous action of such factors as fall of temperature and illumination, reduction of level of an atmospheric precipitation, the ionizing radiation, increase in level of UF-radiation
Prospects for Closer Israeli - NATO Cooperation - Historical Background, Mediterranean Dialogue, Palestinian Conflict, Turkey's Role, Strategic Defense, Military Technology, Benefits for NATO
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This study examines the prospects for closer Israeli-NATO cooperation by analyzing the historical context and possible benefits and constraints of developing the relationship.
War on the Cheap: U.S. Military Advisors in Greece, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam War - Huk Rebellion, Counterinsurgency, Containing Communism, Indochina, Domestic Politics, Host Nation Organization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An analysis of the U.S. advisory missions in Greece, Korea, and the Philippines shows a pattern of perceived success that overshadowed the operational and strategic environments in which these missions took place. This pattern contributed to a misguided belief that advisors would be sufficient to fix South Vietnam's fundamental flaws.
The Advanced Surface Force Fleet: A Proposal for an Alternate Surface Force Structure and its Impact in the Asian Pacific Theater - Naval Expeditionary Amphibious Warfare, Power Projection, Sea Strike
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study addresses how an alternate surface fleet comprised of aircraft carriers (CVNs), guided missile destroyers (DDGs), and enhanced San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ships (eLPD 17s) of an "equal replacement procurement cost" compare in 14 measures of capabilities to the planned 2040 U.S. fleet, and how the two fleets compare in Asian Pacific Theater operations.
Countering Violent Extremism (CVE): An Understanding of the Problem, the Process and Some Solutions - Radicalization, Islamic Terrorism, White Supremacist, Eco-Extremist Case Studies, CITIG
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study proposes a framework for analyzing an individual's path to violent extremism. The CITIG framework (crisis, identity, ties, indoctrination, and grievances) offers a four-stage process of radicalization that begins with a personal crisis (Stage One), the construction of a new identity (Stage Two), activism (Stage Three), and the preparation and execution of a criminal or violent attack.
Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,490. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Military
The true story of two separate mass-casualty incidents that occurred within days of each other at a US Air Force base. Using the words of the people who experienced the tragedies, the book provides an in-depth look at the before, during and after of a preventable "active shooter" incident and an avoidable fatal plane crash.
Basic Parachute Training
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Join S Mawdsley on the basic military parachute course at Brize Norton. You'll learn how parachutists are trained and what drills they need to get safely out of a plane at 120 mph. Then go with him down to England's south west coast on a maritime counter terrorism training course where he had his first jump out of training into the sea.
Additive Manufacturing: Preparing for the Reality of Science Fiction, Emerging Technologies and Homeland Security Public Policy, 3D Printers and Autonomous Vehicles, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Drones
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
Historically, policymakers have had difficulty addressing issues raised by emerging technologies. Whether it is inadequate legislation due to a general lack of awareness, or overregulation from a perceived threat, emerging technologies seem to repeatedly confuse those responsible for ensuring their safe incorporation into society.
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.