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Through the Joint, Interagency, and Multinational Lens: Perspectives on the Operational Environment – Partnerships Through History, Eisenhower and Europe, China and Asia, Terrorism, Homeland Security
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Contrary to public discourse, hierarchically organized terrorist groups are more dangerous than networked or leaderless resistance arrangements. Nonetheless, leaderless resistance is the dominant 21st Century domestic threat and requires new approaches to combating terrorism.
Gallows Dust and Other Works
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gallows Dust is a nonfiction short story about Eric Zanne's and others' time in Iraq as U.S. soldiers. The Ritual is a short fiction story about a young mage's attempts to gain a teacher. Father Art is a short fiction story about a werewolf hunting priest.
21st Century Essential Guide to Less-Lethal and Non-Lethal Weapons and Equipment: Military and Civilian Police Usage - Taser, Rubber Projectiles, Stun Devices, Riot Control, Primer on Employment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent compilation of reports has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. It includes a reproduction of important documents from the Department of Justice and U.S. Military about less-lethal and non-lethal weapons and equipment for military and civilian usage.
2016 Nuclear Matters Handbook – New Revised Edition, Authoritative Guide to American Atomic Weapons, History, Testing, Safety, Security, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Terror Threats
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Newly expanded and revised for this 2016 professionally-formatted ebook edition, this is an authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons providing a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
2017 Cyber Attack Deterrence: Defense Science Board (DSB) Task Force on Cyber Deterrence – Developing Scalable Strategic Offensive Cyber Capabilities, Resilience of U.S. Nuclear Weapons, Attribution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This is a complete reproduction of the final report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Cyber Deterrence released in late February 2017. The Task Force was asked to consider the requirements for deterrence of the full range of potential cyber attacks against the United States.
Autonomous Robotic Weapons: U.S. Army Innovation for Ground Combat in the Twenty-First Century – Case Studies of Mechanized Doctrine Development in German and French Armies and Current Army Robotics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,340. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
This monograph analyzes three case studies and compares them to determine some of the critical factors behind models of successful and unsuccessful innovation. These case studies include the German and French Armies and their mechanized doctrine development 1919-1939 and the U.S. Army's autonomous robotic doctrine development.
The Role of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Support of the Department of Defense (DoD) in Biodefense – Preparing for Bioterrorism, Bioterrorist Attack, Global Biological Weapons Usage and Anthrax Threat
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph will argue that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides robust biodefense support to the Department of Defense (DOD). Bioterrorist agents, like anthrax, are easily accessible and inexpensive weapons of mass destruction and may be highly favored by terrorist organizations.
Ready, Reliable, and Relevant: The Army Reserve Component (RC) as an Operational Reserve – Army National Guard, Mobilization Authority, Role in War on Terrorism, Total Force Policy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The problem facing the Department of Defense (DOD), is determining the future utilization of RC forces, specifically their operational role, their implementation, and the development of a suitable mobilization authority that will support a broad spectrum of future operational requirements.
Bread, Freedom, Social Justice: The Origins of Regime Fragility in Egypt and Syria and the Arab Spring's Implications for Future Operating Environment – Role of Radical Islamism, Social Mobilization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Arab Spring revolutions in Egypt and Syria were significant disruptions to the Middle East and North Africa region. Their continually evolving consequences present the United States with immense challenges to regional and international stability.
Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF) and Megacities – Comparisons of Three Developing Megacities: Lagos, Nigeria, Karachi, Pakistan, and Cairo, Egypt – Urban Operational Environment, Scale, Implementation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Regionally Aligned Forces, while providing useful tactical capabilities like cultural and language familiarity, are inadequate for developing comprehensive information about megacity environments. Further, when megacities are considered as complex, adaptive systems, the limitations of comprehensive knowledge reveal themselves.
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.