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74,704 Catholics in Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
An Encyclopedia of Collected Stories. Two millennia worth of tales – from Ancient Rome to the Crusades, thru Colonialism to Nuclear War. From the Apostle Thomas in India, to Mother Teresa's Calcutta. From Saint Paul in Asia Minor to Saint Maximilan Kolbe in Japan. From Saint Helena and Saint Nicholas in Asia Minor, to Saint Francis Xavier and Thomas Merton in the Far East.
Broadcasters: Untold Chaos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tantalizing details of news stories are often never told. That changes in "Broadcasters," where a veteran journalist sheds light on a career reaching from Saigon to Sioux City. These insider accounts—little-known or never told—include threats against CBS News, lunch with Ferdinand Marcos, a shocking on-air protest ignited by censorship and a military TV station destroyed with 100% casualties.
The Mughal Empire
Series: In Brief. Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Turkic-Mongol warlord Babur invaded Hindustan in 1526 and founded the great Mughal Empire. This book tells the history of the Empire from its beginnings to its dissolution by the British following the Indian Uprising in 1857. Written in a clear and accessible style and complete with maps and charts, it should appeal to the general reader.
The South China Sea (SCS) Territorial Disputes: Catalyst for a United States - Vietnamese Security Partnership - Strategy, Policy, Provocations and Challenges, Role of Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
As the rebalancing of U.S. power towards the Asia-Pacific occurs, the potential for conflict has increased in the South China Sea (SCS) due to China's assertiveness. In response, the United States has made its intentions clear about its objectives in the region.
Official U.S. Reports on North Korea: Military and Security Developments Involving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: Military and Security Developments Involving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Development and Diplomacy.
A North Korean Social Revolution in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) - Exploration of Special Operations Forces Removing Regime Through Unconventional Warfare and Resistance Elements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) regime has increasingly become a global threat since the end of the Korean War. Their nuclear arms violations and human rights infringements have drawn the concern of the international community.
2017 Deterring a Nuclear-Arming North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Grand Strategy, China's North Korea Policy Challenge for Pacific Command, DPRK's Nuclear Weapons Technical Issues, Warheads, Plutonium
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Contents: Deterring a Nuclear-Arming North Korea 2017; U.S. Strategy for Dealing with a Nuclear-Arming North Korea Bibliography November 2016; Challenges for Pacific Command - China's North Korea Policy: Rethink or Recharge?; North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: Technical Issues.
Efficacy of Economic Sanctions: North Korea and Iran Case Study - Attempts to Prevent Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, Types and Effectiveness of Sanctions, The Nine Commandments on Implementation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Since World War I, the popularity of using economic sanctions by western nations to influence the behavior of states not conforming to international norms has increased. The end of the Cold War renewed the zeal within the international community and unleashed a wave of new sanctions during the 1990s that earned it the "Sanctions Decade" title.
U.S. Nonproliferation Policy Towards North Korea: Nuclear Program, DPRK Belligerent Acts and American Responses, Potential for Military Action, New Types of Engagement, Six-Party Talks
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The United States policy for dealing with a nuclear North Korea has been a combination of containment, deterrence, and limited engagement since the enactment of the 1994 Agreed Framework. While this and earlier policies have prevented war on the Korean peninsula, such approaches have not prevented North Korea from developing a nuclear program.
China and North Korea: A Peculiar Relationship - Cheonan, Significance as Buffer State, Nuclear Brinksmanship, Potential for Collapse and Mass Migration, Reunification, China's Coercive Capability
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since Beijing organized the six-party talks in 2003 and persuaded North Korea to participate, much of the international community has applauded China's leadership in attempting to stabilize the region. However, some experts have mistaken China's preference for a non-nuclear Korea as indication that Beijing's policy goals are more similar to U.S. policy goals than is accurate.
North Korea: Economic Leverage and Policy Analysis - Juche Philosophy and the Military, Nuclear Six-Party Talks, DPRK Economy, China Investment, Kaesong Industrial Complex, Source of Funds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea's economic straits provide one of the few levers to move the country to cooperate in attempts by the United States, China, South Korea, Japan, and Russia to halt and dismantle its nuclear program. These five countries plus North Korea comprise the "six parties" who are engaged in talks to resolve issues raised by the DPRK's development of a nuclear weapon.
Understanding and Managing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions: DPRK Regime Survival, Use as Deterrence, Leverage, Prestige, Great Power Status, New Approaches to the Rogue State, Kim Family
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The North Korean regime's 'hierarchy of nuclear motivations' including its perception of the security, leverage and prestige offered by the possession of nuclear weapons as well as the significant time and energies it has invested in developing a nuclear device, make an actual verifiable dismantling of this program unlikely.
El Show de Mao
Price: $6.35 USD. Words: 37,110. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuatro décadas han pasado desde la muerte de Mao Tse-tung. La Revolución Cultural trató de reescribir la historia, no lo consiguió. Chou EnLai invitó a Richard Nixon y se abrió al turismo. En 1975 pasé 17 días en China, de Cantón a Pekín. Anticipaba visitas cargadas de historia, arte y ópera. Mi viaje fue muy distinto. Solo el Pequeño Libro Rojo resistió el choque con la realidad: ¡era rojo!
Flawed Decisions: The Korean War September - November 1950 - Successful Amphibious Assault at Inchon Followed by Inappropriate Course of Action, Hasty Plan, X Corps to Wonsan, Red China Intervenes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This paper argues that General MacArthur's decision making after Inchon, between 15 September and late November 1950, was flawed and led to the selection of an inappropriate course of action for operations in North Korea.
Essential Guide to Modern North Korea: Federal Research Country Study with Comprehensive Information and Analysis - Political, Economic, Social, National Security, Nuclear Program, Cult of Kim Family
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this ebook reproduces the official Library of Congress Federal Research Division Country Study of North Korea.
Modern Day Sino-Soviet Split: Russia's Role in the U.S. Pivot Towards Asia - Combining History and a Realist Interpretation of International Relations for Consideration of Russian Role
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Russian
As the United States pivots toward Asia, U.S. national security professionals must include Russia and Sino-Russian relations as a vital part of any strategy to manage China. In January 2012, the United States announced a strategic shift towards the Asia-Pacific because U.S. economic and security interests are increasingly linked to developments in Asia.
Never Let the Opportunity to Prepare for a Crisis Go to Waste: The Need for Proactive Measures in the Asia-Pacific Region and Pacific Command (PACOM) to Mitigate the Impacts of Climate Change
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The United States will be a stakeholder in resolving the natural disasters in USPACOM. To posture the US Military resources effectively during Phase 0, the pre-crisis phase, the United States should nurture its relationship with the Philippines in terms of disaster preparation. In doing so, the United States military will posture itself in an advantageous position.
Les cuvettes du diable
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,840. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » War
Deux amis d’enfance Caribéens pouvaient-ils s’imaginer que dans un proche avenir, ils se retrouveraient les armes à la main dans une série de conflits sur le sol de la lointaine Europe ? Sur les territoires coloniaux encore plus éloignés de l’Asie ?
Kashmir - The Birth of a New Nation
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The solution for home rule involved two issues. 1) That a new Muslim Homeland form to accommodate all the Muslims of the region of “India.” 2) The semi-autonomous Maharajahs choice of being part of India, Pakistan (the new Muslim homeland) or remain independent of both.
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.