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Six Against the Secretary: The Retired Generals and Donald Rumsfeld - Army and Marine Corps Generals Speak Out During Iraq War Against Bush Defense Secretary, Standards of Propriety, Law and Theory
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,780. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The nature of civil-military relations in the United States is characterized by tensions resulting from a variety of competing principles including autonomy and subordination, self-interest and communalism, and loyalty and freedom. These tensions sometimes manifest themselves in conflict between institutions and individuals, but the disputes rarely capture the attention of the American public.
Flying and Fighting in Cyberspace - Implications for Command and Control, Network Operations, and ISR, Threat Agent Profiles, Mapping of Enemy Systems and Data, Cyber Attack and Defense, Funding
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This research paper develops the foundation for a new military operating concept to "fight the net" in support of 8th Air Force requirements and stand-up as the new Cyber Command. It applies the Air Force Concept Development framework to examine cyberspace as a newly designated warfare domain.
The Future of U.S. Nuclear Deterrence and the Impact of the Global Zero Movement - Nuclear Weapons Elimination Goal, BMD Deployment, Arsenal Size Considerations, NPT Treaty, ICBMs, Bombers, Subs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Advocates have recently proffered the Global Zero Commission (GZC) proposal as an alternative US nuclear strategy. The potential impact of the GZC proposal warrants a thorough examination of its background, theoretical roots, assumptions and impacts to include a comparison to US strategy.
Defending the Homeland: The Case for Integrating National Guard Intelligence Personnel Into the State Fusion Centers - Situational Awareness, Legal Landscape, Oversight, Research Process
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,030. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The National Guard lacks a fundamental understanding of the role of intelligence as a result of the historical security paradigm within the United States. This paradigm created a culture so averse to domestic intelligence operations and so deferential to the civil liberties and personal freedoms of Americans that in some instances it imperils them.
Anticipating Change: The Army National Guard and Being an Operational Reserve - Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) in Support of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Paradigm Shift, Tracking and Managing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard (NG) rightfully champions its designation as an operational force. In the last decade the Army NG through the Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) has continually produced operational units that deployed all over the world in support of OIF/OEF.
Leveraging the National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP) in the United States' Rebalance Toward Asia - Security Cooperation Relationships Pairing Air and Army NG Troops With Partner Nations
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP), with a robust 20-year track record of cementing regional alliances, is a low-cost, high-yield initiative that should be expanded in PACOM, particularly during this period of resource constraints in American history.
Towards a Fail-Safe Air Force Culture: Creating a Resilient Future While Avoiding Past Mistakes - Rewards and Punishment, Zero-Defects Culture, Preventing Incidents, Tragedies, and Failures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The inadvertent transportation of nuclear cruise missile warheads on a B-52 from Minot AFB and the shipping of non-nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile components to Taiwan are contemporary incidents that reveal shortcomings.
An American Vital Interest: Preserving the Nuclear Enterprise Supplier Base - From the Manhattan Project to the Cold War and Today's Arsenal, Facilities, Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Pantex
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current flexible U.S. nuclear arsenal supporting the national security strategy and defense posture requires the maintenance of a capable nuclear enterprise. However, the nuclear enterprise's supplier base has eroded over time creating a sense of urgency to determine how to sustain a capable nuclear enterprise.
Tacit Knowledge (TK) Involvement in the Production of Nuclear Weapons: A Critical Component of a Credible U.S. Nuclear Deterrent in the 21st Century - Preserving the Knowledge to Build and Test Nukes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The relationship between tacit knowledge and credible nuclear deterrence has yet to be examined. US weapons designed to last 10 years are now over 20 years old and projected to be maintained for several more decades while the last of the scientific community having actual experience designing and testing nuclear weapons are preparing for retirement.
The Impact of Quarantine on Military Operations - Pandemics and Epidemics, Isolation, Laws, Transportation, SARS International Lessons Learned, Bioterrorism Exercises, CBRN, WMD, Spanish Influenza
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 113,790. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The purpose of this paper is to fully define the role of quarantine as a battle-tested public health strategy and its potential impact on military operations in the United States Air Force (USAF). The primary emphasis will focus on how a commander can carry out effective operations while adhering to quarantine requirements during the initial 72-hour period following the realization of an outbreak.
The "Worried Well" Response to CBRN Events: Analysis and Solutions - Chemical, Biological, Radiation, Nuclear, Sarin, Anthrax, Goiania Radiation Incident, Aum Shinrikyo, WMD, Bioterrorism, Psychology
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 118,950. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) weapons in the hands of a terrorist or a rogue state is one of the greatest threats to the security of the United States. These weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) can cause catastrophic loss of life and innumerable injuries and challenge the US health system beyond its capacity to provide care.
Radiological Dispersal Device Primer: From a Terrorist's Perspective - Dirty Bomb, Nuclear Radioactive Material Sources and Security, Biological and Psychological Impact, Target Selection
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Radiological weapons are a growing threat within the United States. Radiological Dispersal Devices (RDDs), or more commonly referred to as "dirty bombs", offer terrorists a potential means to inflict major damage to the American economy and psyche.
Federal Response to a Domestic Nuclear Attack - Mitigation, Nuclear Bomb Effect, Hypothetical Cases, Shelter Decision, Message, Transportation Dilemma, Martial Law, Posse Comitatus, Stafford Act
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,290. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States government needs to plan for and prepare against terrorist attacks. Terrorism when combined with weapons of mass destruction increases the planning complexity. In the event of a nuclear terrorist attack, the government will need to conduct consequence management in the affected areas, govern the non-affected areas, and prevent future attacks.
Considerations for U.S. Nuclear Force Structure Below a 1,000 Warhead Limit - Significance of Tactical Nuclear Warheads, Impact on United States and Air Force, Delivery Systems, Multiple Warheads
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
A world free of nuclear weapons is a noble goal and a commitment we have as a nation in accordance with Article VI of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) as ratified by the United States in March 1970.
Bureaucracy vs. Bioterrorism: Countering a Globalized Threat - Biothreats, Biological Weapons, Shopping List for Do-it-Yourself Bioterrorist, Life Science Officers in Military Service, Germ Warfare
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 106,820. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Rapidly advancing technology is providing new and novel biothreats to our adversaries.
Identifying and Defeating Infiltration Threats to the Homeland - German Sabotage in World War II, al-Qaeda, False Iraqi Freedom Lessons, China Threats, Attack Scenarios, Counterintelligence Shortfalls
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book explores the full spectrum of infiltration threats to the Homeland and examines the danger posed by foreign controlled or directed operatives who enter the United States for the purpose of conducting espionage, sabotage, assassination or terrorist attacks.
Probable Economic Targets for Terrorism by Radiological Attack - Radiological Dispersal Devices, Dirty Bombs, Nuclear Radioactive Materials, Targets, Refinery, Port, Airport, Food Storage, Retail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,730. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Although there have been no successful terrorist attacks within the United States since 11 September 2001, many terrorism experts believe that another is likely to occur in the near future. There have been a number of foiled attacks in the intervening years, some large in scale and others small, including plans to attack airport fuel pipelines, detonate a radiological dispersal device.
Flexible Options for Cyber Deterrence - Terrorism, Problem of Attribution, Cyber Attack, Espionage, Defense, Nation State Peer Competitors, China Conflict, SCADA, Network Equipment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This paper describes options for cyber deterrence to address both asymmetric threats from terrorists and the intimidation associated with nation-state peer competitors in the cyber domain.
Science and Technology Intellectual Capital, A Critical U.S. Asset - STEM, Capitalizing on Foreign Graduates, Implications for Deterrence in 2035, Problems in the Future for Space Dominance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,050. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The potential for losing intellectual dominance in science and technology is a major threat to the ability of the US to maintain national security and economic superiority. The US must ensure it exercises the best possible options to grow, attract and maintain enough qualified individuals to stay ahead of all adversaries.
Operation Starvation: World War II Aerial Mining Campaign Against Japan, Million Tons of Shipping Sunk or Damaged, B-29 Minelaying by General LeMay, Air Force and Navy Cooperation, Tinian Island Base
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. More than 1,250,000 tons of shipping was sunk or damaged in the last five months of World War II when Twenty-first Bomber Command executed an aerial mining campaign against Japan known as Operation STARVATION.