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Essential Guide to the 1975 Mayaguez Crisis: Mission Command and Civil-Military Relations, Near Disaster for Marines at Koh Tang, Poor Intelligence, President Ford, Henry Kissinger, and Cambodia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two comprehensive reports about the 1975 Mayaguez ship incident involving Cambodia have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - The Mayaguez Crisis, Mission Command, and Civil-Military Relations, and The Mayaguez Incident: Near Disaster at Koh Tang.
Assessment on U.S. Defense Implications of China's Expanding Global Access, Direct Military Means, One Belt One Road and Digital Silk Road Initiatives, Technology, Media Influence Operations, Tourism
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The report describes China's expansion by a range of means, including military access and engagement; the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) and Digital Silk Road initiatives; technology acquisition; and a growing economic footprint; with a focus on areas of military expertise.
Baptism by Fire: CIA Analysis of the Korean War - Collection of Recently Declassified Intelligence Documents, Two Strategic Intelligence Mistakes in Korea 1950, Cryptology and Chinese Intervention
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Korean War erupted less than three years after President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, establishing the Central Intelligence Agency. Before North Korean forces invaded the South on 25 June 1950, the CIA had only a few officers in Korea, and none reported to the Agency’s analytic arm, the Office of Research and Estimates (ORE).
When Norms Fail: North Korea and Cyber as an Element of Statecraft - Review of Notable DarkSeoul and Sony Pictures Hack Korean Cyber Attacks, Deterrence and Coercion, and Escalation Dominance
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security / viruses
This paper reviews select malicious cyber actions by North Korea in an effort to analyze the effectiveness of cyber as a form of statecraft for weaker states and potential deterrence responses by victims of such malign actions.Powerful states already use cyber in attempts to coerce and deter actions by other states. Russia is perhaps the most active in this respect.
From Militarism to Pacifism: Understanding the Need to Revise Japan's Article 9 - 2018 Analysis of Constitutional Amendment to Legitimize Japanese Self-Defense Forces for Chinese Security Threat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Japanese are proceeding towards an Article 9 revision, and have been for some time. Careful consideration must be given to avoid a miscalculation that might threaten the peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
Overcoming Ambivalence: The Case for Japanese Martial Internationalism - Japan's Contemporary Military Policy Debate, Alternate Strategies and Constitutional Changes for the Self-Defense Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study seeks to demonstrate that Japan can best satisfy its international security interests by assuming a combatant role in current and future multinational military coalitions. The study labels this alternative military posture “martial internationalism.”
China Military Power: Modernizing a Force to Fight and Win - 2019 DIA Report on Strategy, Plans, Intentions, Organization and Capability, and Enabling Infrastructure and Industrial Base
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,490. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This superb, up-to-date, and comprehensive analysis of China's military by America's Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), released in January 2019, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Vietnam War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The conflict was intensified by the ongoing Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. More than 3 million people (including over 58,000 Americans) were killed in the Vietnam War, and more than half of the dead
Half Japanese: Japanese Children of Mixed Ethnic and Cultural Heritage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,250. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Half Japanese is a book is about a minority group in Japan that blurs the line between 'insider' and 'outsider' as it is about the children of international marriage between ‘mainstream’ Japanese and foreigners. An untold side of Japanese society will be revealed. A deeper understanding of discrimination in Japan and what it means to be considered and treated like an 'outsider' will be seen.
Ending the Cycle: A History of Rohingya Persecution, Analysis of Potential for Radicalization, and a Method for Attaining a Peaceful Resolution - Myanmar Muslim Minority Group Driven to Bangladesh
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
In August 2017, the forced mass migration of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority group in Myanmar, became world news after the country's military began to drive thousands from their homes. Within months, an estimated 671,000 Rohingya had left the country.
China: From Permanent Revolution to Counter-Revolution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 197,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018 by Wellred. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism
This book is a comprehensive analysis of the revolutionary history of China, from the early 20th century to the present era of crisis, aided by a wealth of research which cuts across the many historical distortions both of bourgeois academia and of the Chinese Communist Party.
Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami - 3.11 and Public Opinion of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces (SDF): Trending Toward Normalization? Disaster Leading to Improvement in Civil-Military Relations in Japan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
When the largest earthquake ever recorded in Japan's modern history struck on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 (3.11), the resulting tsunami and nuclear disaster contributed to the crisis quickly spinning out of control.
An Analysis of the Primary Driver for China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) - Security Versus Economics - Maritime Silk Road, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Infrastructure Network Project
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China portrays the Belt and Road Initiative - an interconnected network of rail lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, bridges, and port facilities designed to connect China with Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe - as an effort aimed at regional economic integration with win-win outcomes for every country involved.
Chinese Cyber Economic Espionage: Motivations and Responses - U.S. Response During Obama Administration, Inability of America to Stem Chinese Theft of Intellectual Property from Businesses
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security
Despite the apparent recognition of a problem, the U.S. has been seemingly ineffective in deterring or dissuading continued Chinese cyber activity—despite the potential significant impact to economic and national security.
People's War on the East Sea: Is Vietnam's Theory of War Still Applicable? Not Operationalized During Vietnam-Cambodian War 1978-1988 or Sino-Vietnam East Sea Action 2011-2016
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,480. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
People's War Theory cannot be executed on water in a contemporary operating environment. The VPA did not efficiently operationalize people's war theory or an all-peoples defense during the Cambodian occupation nor are they in the struggle for sovereignty in the East Sea.
Pacific Pathways 2014: Operational Art in Practice - Effects of Regional Realignment, China Control of Disputed Territorial Waters in South China Sea, Pacific Command Theater Strategy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study uses Pacific Pathways 2014 as a method to describe operational art as it exists in the real world. Though focused on events that transpired in the Pacific theater, the lessons provided in this work are relevant to any planner seeking to understand how operational art actually works.
People Who Shaped China
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
There have been dozens of Chinese dynasties and hundreds of emperors. Different parts of the country have different customs and dialects, but they all share the same history, learning from the great men and women who shaped China and its 5,000 years of civilization.
Staying the Course - October 1967 to September 1968, United States Army in Vietnam Combat Operations, Official Comprehensive History of Battles in Southeast Asia Against Viet Cong and North Vietnamese
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 283,340. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Staying the Course describes the twelve-month period when the Viet Cong and their North Vietnamese allies embarked on a new and more aggressive strategy that shook the foundations of the South Vietnamese state and forced the United States to reevaluate its military calculations in Southeast Asia.
India: On Balancing China - Analysis of Indian Role in History, 1962 Sino-Indian War, Chinese Challenges in Tibet, Kashmir, Doklam, Pakistan, Indian Ocean Region, Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,950. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study assesses whether India will be a reliable security partner for the United States in our efforts to manage the rise of China. U.S. grand strategy since World War Two has centered around maintaining and expanding a rules-based international order that globally promotes democratic governments, international institutions, human rights, and open markets.
China's Response to the Global Financial Crisis: Examining the Incentives Behind China's Stimulus Package - Economic, Social, and Political Argument Impacting Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Perception
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,730. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
This thesis examines the incentives behind China's decision to implement its aggressive $585 billion economic stimulus package in response to the global financial crisis, or GFC. The thesis assesses the explanatory power of economic, social, and political causal factors to explain China's decision.