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United States Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests: Project Trinity 1945-46, Operation Crossroads 1946, Operation Sandstone 1948 - Technical Data, Nuclear Test Personnel Review
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three fascinating reports from the U.S. government provide exclusive details about early American atmospheric atomic tests: Trinity (the first atomic weapon ever exploded), Crossroads, and Sandstone.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Should a military force focus on security first, or the economy? How can it do both? This is the challenge of Stability Economics.
Addressing the Fog of COG: Perspectives on the Center of Gravity in U.S. Military Doctrine - Clausewitz Theory, U.S. Warfare from Revolutionary War through the War on Terror
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines multiple insurgent areas of operation and the dynamic and varied nature of multiple insurgent operational centers of gravity, recognizing and accounting for the notion that insurgency can form a complex, shifting mosaic.
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Marshall Center Reports: China's Foreign Policy Grand Strategy, Western Unity and Transatlantic, Counter-terrorism, International Law, Europe's Military in the 21st Century, Police Primacy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Seven informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Marshall Center Reports: Terrorism, WMD, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Rumsfeld's Transformation Vision, Jihadist Communications Techniques, Bases in Romania and Bulgaria
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Right Sizing the People's Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China's Military - Taiwan, Xinjiang, Uighurs, Tibet, Senkaku, Chinese Combat Aircraft, PLA Air Force, Naval Force, Nuclear
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book addresses how the leadership of China and the PLA view what size of PLA best meets China's requirements. Among other things, this analytical process makes important new contributions on the question of PLA transparency, long an issue among PLA watchers.
China's Nuclear Forces: Operations, Training, Doctrine, Command, Control, and Campaign Planning - Counterattack, Attacks on U.S. Carriers and Naval Battle Groups, People's Liberation Army (PLA)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
China has mixed nuclear, nuclear-capable, and conventionally armed missiles into its theater (or campaign)-level forces. It has worked to perfect ballistic missiles that can attack moving targets at sea.
The Rise of China in Asia: Security Implications - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, North Korea on the Brink, Chinese Threat to Neighbors, India's Response to China, South China Sea
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sections of the book address China as a rising power, China as a security threat, the other Asian powers in relation to China, the flashpoints in East and South Asia, and Sino-American relations.
Learning By Doing: The PLA Trains at Home and Abroad - People's Liberation Army, Chinese Military, China's Navy, Armed Police Force, Defending Borders, Exercises and Training, Logistics Lessons
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The papers presented here are a timely and critical look at an evolving and expanding Chinese military and provide context for the changes we may yet see as the PLA continues to modernize.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - U.S. Nuclear Weapons Development and Modernization Controversy, U.S. - Russian Reset, Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW), Arms Control Options, START
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides the complete history of tactical nuclear weapons starting with the early days of the Cold War, along with unique up-to-date insights into the future of tactical nukes in Europe and Asia.
Russian Nuclear Weapons: Past, Present, and Future - Strategy, Doctrine, Relationship to Conventional Forces, Tactical Nukes, New START and Nonproliferation, Threats, Putin, Lavrov
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides unique insights into the Russian nuclear arsenal, arms control, and American-Russian relationship.
How The Army Runs 2013-2014 - A Senior Leader Reference Handbook - Organizational Life, Mobilization, Reserve, Logistics, Training, Health System, Civil Functions, Public Affairs
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,300. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This text is designed to explain and synthesize the functioning and relationships of numerous Defense, Joint, and Army organizations, systems, and processes involved in the development and sustainment of trained and ready forces for the Combatant Commanders.
Russia and Vladimir Putin: Studies and Reports on Politics, Economics, Security Strategy, New Eurasia, Threat Perception, Growing Russo-American Tensions, Crimea, Target: Ukraine, Corruption
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Important reports and study papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into Vladimir Putin's Russia, with special analysis and commentary of particular interest at this time of aggression against the Ukraine and Crimea.
The United States and China in Power Transition - Chinese History, Uyghurs, Sun Yat-Sen, Taiwan, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Dalai Lama, Xinjiang, Han Chinese
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis discusses the nature of U.S.-China relations in the context of an ongoing power transition between these two great powers, the rise of China and its impact, China's tortuous experience during its transition to modernity, U.S.-China conflicts over the two nations' core interests, and the future of the U.S.-China power transition.
Chinese Energy Security: The Myth of the PLAN's Frontline Status - Chinese Navy, Maritime Security, Spratly Islands, Sino-Japanese Tension, Senkaku Islands, East China Sea, Naval Blockade
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph examines the dynamics of China's energy security dilemma and the role of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China's Military - Uyghurs, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Domestic Riots, Taiwan, Chinese-Russian Exercises
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,610. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This comprehensive study of the modern Chinese military, featuring a foreword by former President George H.W. Bush, is a product of the Army's Strategic Studies Institute.
China's Forbearance Has Limits: Chinese Threat and Retaliation Signaling and Its Implications for a Sino-American Military Confrontation - Maritime Claims, Senkaku and Spratly Islands, Taiwan
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This report from the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs of the Institute for National Strategic Studies provides a thorough discussion of the use of the Chinese military in past and future confrontations, including historic information about previous signals of military intention and possible future military threats regarding disputed islands.
North Korea Issue Papers: Criminal Sovereignty and Illicit International Activities, Understanding the North Korea Problem: The Land of Lousy Options, plus China Policies and Controversies
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Two important papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the problems posed by North Korea.