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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 ?
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.
The Dragon's Reach: An Assessment of the People's Republic of China's Expeditionary Capabilities – Chinese Force Projection, Liberation Army Threats to U.S. Interests, Anti-Access/Area Denial Plans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
When reading security related journals and newspapers on China, the spectre of China's rising military comes to the forefront. While some of these articles can be written off as sensational, the potential for a Chinese military threat is not absurd.
Rebalance to the Pacific: Case for Greater Amphibious Capabilities in U.S. Army – Response to Geopolitical Tensions with China, Anti-access/Area Denial in Asia-Pacific, Operation Chromite Case Study
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The study concludes that the current geopolitical and military environment within the context of China's geopolitical tensions and military modernization requires greater amphibious capabilities within the US Army.
Comparing India's Counterinsurgency Approaches in Sri Lanka and Against the Naxalites - Communist Party, Tamil Liberation Tigers, Majority Sinhalese Domination, Jaffna Battle and Operation Checkmate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
India possesses a rich history of combating insurgencies throughout its country. The Naxalite movement originated when India gained its independence and now seventy years later presents the greatest insurgency threat.
Killing a Peacock: Case Study of the Targeted Killing of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto - World War II Operation Vengeance Against Japanese Pearl Harbor Attack Leader with P-38 Lightnings from Guadalcanal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In early April 1943, the United States military targeted and killed Imperial Japanese Marshal Admiral and Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet, Isoroku Yamamoto. It marked the first time in known history, that the US military specifically targeted an individual commander for elimination.
India and Pakistan Civil - Military Relations – Review of Military Coup Potential, Khan Deposing Mirza, Bhutto Replacing Khan, Zia-ul-Haq Deposing Bhutto, Sino-Indian War, Gandhi Declaring Emergency
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph develops a theory that explains civil-military relationships throughout a wide range of interactions between a society and the society's military. The monograph uses this theory to explain the civil-military relationships in India and Pakistan.
LE VAN VIEN Le Tigre de Saigon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: French. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Le Van Vien, surnommé Bay Vien, fut le leader des Binh Buyen et mena la lutte contre tous ceux qui s’opposaient à lui. Les soldats français, d’abord, puis les communistes du Vietminh, finançant sa lutte avec l’argent que lui rapportait les maisons closes, les casinos puis le trafic d’opium qu’il organisa avec les services secrets français et certains représentants de l’Union Corse.
Violence Against Muslims in India: The Dark History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: Simple English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book spans 70 years of the dark history of Anti-Muslim violence in India that have caused over tens of thousands of deaths and refugees. Violence against Muslims in India is frequently in the form of violent attacks on Muslims by Hindus. These attacks are referred to as communal riots in India between the majority Hindus and minority Muslims, and have been connected to a rise in Islamophobia.
The Greene Papers: USMC Commandant General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964 - March 1965 - Marine Corps Documents through the Landing at Da Nang
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,400. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
General Wallace M. Greene was only the fourth Commandant of the Marine Corps to serve as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Upon the start of his tenure in January 1964, he believed he had a twofold mission: to lead the Marine Corps as its senior officer and to serve as a counselor to the president of the United States as a Service chief.
North Korea 2025: Alternate Futures and Policy Challenges - Crucial Role of China in Controlling Expanded DPRK Nuclear Weapons Capabilities, Potential of Korean Unification, Stability of the Regime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea has become skilled at playing external powers against each other and at using provocations to exploit this risk-aversion. China's role is critical: it has the ability to topple the DPRK by cutting off economic assistance, but no interest in doing so since regime collapse would remove a buffer.
How Will Vietnam's Economic Relationship and Dependency on China Affect its Response to China's Increasing Threat to its Sovereignty? ASEAN Free Trade Area and the Chinese Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Vietnam's economic liberalization since the adoption of the Doi Moi has helped Vietnam's economy blossom. As a result of its economic liberalization, Vietnam has become more dependent on China for its economic growth and stability.
The Advanced Surface Force Fleet: A Proposal for an Alternate Surface Force Structure and its Impact in the Asian Pacific Theater - Naval Expeditionary Amphibious Warfare, Power Projection, Sea Strike
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study addresses how an alternate surface fleet comprised of aircraft carriers (CVNs), guided missile destroyers (DDGs), and enhanced San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ships (eLPD 17s) of an "equal replacement procurement cost" compare in 14 measures of capabilities to the planned 2040 U.S. fleet, and how the two fleets compare in Asian Pacific Theater operations.
Sowing the Seeds of Soft Power: The United States and India in the Next Great Game - Eurasia, Indian Domestic Values and Culture, Hollywood to Bollywood, Fight Against Terrorism, Nuclear Weapons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In both the 2010 and 2015 National Security Strategy, the White House published President Barack Obama's remarks emphasizing that the United States must integrate all the tools of national power to further U.S. strategic interests. This is especially true in a dynamic and increasingly multipolar world.
Environmental Protest and Civil Society in China - Social Media, Environmental Activists, Distance from Beijing, Protests, Internal Migration, Environmental Degradation, NGOs, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) appears to have conceded that environmental issues are an area in which people may publicly challenge governmental and commercial actions; however, the movement does not yet appear to have undergone a significant, positive change of scale.