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Here to Help: Third Party Deterrence Against Insurgent Groups - State Centrism, Nuclear Prominence, and Congruent Relationships, Denial, Delegitimization, Case Study of Boko Haram, Nigeria and America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This monograph argues that third party deterrence is a valid concept applied against an insurgent group challenging a partner state. This monograph analyzes three key variables of Cold War deterrence—state centrism; nuclear prominence; and congruent relationships.
Aftermath: A Historical Analysis of Resiliency Following Failure in Battle – Four Aerial Battles Where U.S. Airmen Won after Failure in World War I and II, Korea, and Vietnam, Esprit de Corps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph set out to determine if the USAF exhibited enduring organizational resiliency traits by analyzing four aerial battles where US airmen recovered from initial failure and achieved subsequent victory.
How America Saved Italy and the World – Using Bretton Woods and the Marshall Plan after World War II to Bring Stability and Peace to Europe through Instruments of National Power, Blocking Communism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
As early as World War I, the United States possessed a vision for how to eliminate the propensity of interstate warfare. Actually achieving this vision proved difficult until after World War II.
Educating Captains for War: Deliberately Designing Professional Military Education - School of Advanced Leadership and Tactics (SALT), Development of Captains' Career Course (CCC) Curricula
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph focuses on the recently established School of Advanced Leadership and Tactics' (SALT) development of Captains' Career Course (CCC) Curricula. Many researchers and scholars have written on the subject of education and offered insights on how to improve curricula based on various research methods.
The United States Humanitarian Demining Program (HDP): Civil-military Relations – Critical Analysis of Landmine Removal in Afghanistan and Kosovo, Through the Lens of People, Government, and Military
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
-military relations are a result of the simultaneous presence of military, governmental, and humanitarian organizations on a common battlefield. At its heart, the problem in civil-military relations is synchronizing three fundamentally different groups not only to coexist, but to work together with complementary effects.
Long-Term Effects of Targeted Killings by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – Weaponized Drones Against Islamic Extremists in Afghanistan and Iraq, Just War Theory and International Humanitarian Law
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study contributes to the growing discussion regarding the employment of weaponized UAVs, specifically when executing targeted killings outside designated combat zones. As the dominant proprietor of UAVs, the United States inadvertently established precedence for their employment resulting in significant, future political and military ramifications.
Understanding and Accounting for National Will in Strategies that Use Military Force – Case Studies of Gulf War, Desert Storm, Operations in Somalia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, Operation Joint Endeavor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,270. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper argues that national will is crucial to the successful use of military force; and therefore military strategists and policy makers must understand and continuously account for the impact of national will throughout strategy development and implementation.
The Army and the Need for an Amphibious Capability – Role in the Pivot to the Pacific, Defeating Aggression, DOTMLPF Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership and Education, Personnel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Though national strategic guidance does not specify the need for the United States Army to maintain an amphibious capability, joint doctrine does task the Army with providing landing forces as part of larger, joint amphibious operations.
Engineering the Organization: Is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Doing it Right? The Army Engineer Brigade, Project Management and Cost Growth, MILCON and Military Construction
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
What is the most effective district structure to reduce cost growth of military construction projects for the United States Army Corps of Engineers?
Understanding Social Media and Mass Mobilization in the Operational Environment – Relevance of Twitter and Facebook Trends in Army’s Future Operating Environment, Battleswarm and Future Warfare
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » History » Military
The advent of social media combined with unfettered access to inexpensive mobile electronic devices has dramatically increased information sharing throughout populations worldwide. Journalists ascribed terms such as "The Facebook Effect" and "The Twitter Revolution" to recent uprisings in the Middle East, crediting social media as a catalyst to those social movements.
The Dragon's Reach: An Assessment of the People's Republic of China's Expeditionary Capabilities – Chinese Force Projection, Liberation Army Threats to U.S. Interests, Anti-Access/Area Denial Plans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
When reading security related journals and newspapers on China, the spectre of China's rising military comes to the forefront. While some of these articles can be written off as sensational, the potential for a Chinese military threat is not absurd.
An Evaluation of the Human Domain Concept: Organizing the Knowledge, Influence, and Activity in Population-Centric Warfare – Military Innovation, Development in Sea, Air, Space, and Cyber Domains
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the U.S. military prepares for future conflicts, the increasing likelihood of population-centric approaches to warfare sparks the need for adaptation to better understand, influence, and act in the human environment.
Partners of Choice and Necessity: Special Operations Forces and National Security Imperatives of Building Partner Capacity – Security Force Assistance and Irregular Warfare in Undergoverned Spaces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph identifies gaps in the progression of history, theory, and doctrine for partner force advising and for phase 0 operations in general that contribute to differing cultural attitudes towards these mission and environments between SOF and CF.
Operational Risk Defined Through a Complex Operating Environment – U.S. Intervention in Somalia, Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa, Analysis of Environmental, Institutional, and Social Factors
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Military operations occur in complex operating environments. Commanders evaluate options based on capabilities and limitations of available resources.
Suspended Disbelief: Role of Department of Defense in Interagency Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response – Case Studies of Haiti Earthquake, Super Typhoon Haiyan Operation Damayan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
What actions, if any, will make foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster response (FHA/DR) operations in the Department of Defense (DOD) more effective? The requirement for interagency responses to events of great magnitude has created the need for leaders of those participating organizations to grasp what is required of them during those instances.
The Persistence of Toxic and Unethical Leadership: How Does the U.S. Army Improve Leader Development and Selection? Evaluating Traits Required by Mission Command and Army Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph asks what the US Army can do to better reduce toxic and unethical leadership and develop officers to optimize the force for mission command. To do so the monograph examines the leader development and evaluation systems and, based on findings from those examinations.
The Eighth Army in Korea: The Value of Intangible Leadership - General Matthew Ridgway; Human Dimension of War, The Character to Lead and the Courage to Lead an Follow, Competence in Action
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Relevant to the study of leadership is the study of past leaders and their methods. Thus, the study of Matthew B. Ridgway upon becoming the commander of Eighth Army during the Korean War is intriguing for both the brevity and way in which he turned a defeatist army into a capable fighting force.
Understanding the Anti-Access and Area Denial Threat: An Army Perspective – Air-Sea Battle, Prevention of Opposing Forces From Maneuvering to or Within an Operational Area
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US Department of Defense has designated newly developed technologies with increased range and lethality, designed to prevent opposing forces from maneuvering to or within an operational area, as "anti-access" and "area denial" threats.
President Reagan's Commitment of Peacekeepers in Lebanon, 1983 – American Intervention After Israel’s Invasion, Marine Barracks Bombing, Missiles in the Bekaa Valley, Extracting the PLO
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
America has been involved in the Arab world since just after the American revolution, when its merchant vessels and their crews, newly bereft via national independence of the protection of the British Navy, became prey for the pirates of the Barbary Coast.
Rebalance to the Pacific: Case for Greater Amphibious Capabilities in U.S. Army – Response to Geopolitical Tensions with China, Anti-access/Area Denial in Asia-Pacific, Operation Chromite Case Study
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The study concludes that the current geopolitical and military environment within the context of China's geopolitical tensions and military modernization requires greater amphibious capabilities within the US Army.