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Nuclear Matters Handbook, Expanded Edition: Guide to American Nuclear Weapons, History, Testing, Safety and Security, Plans, Delivery Systems, Physics and Bomb Designs, Effects, Accident Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Newly expanded and revised for this 2011 professionally-formatted ebook edition, this is an authoritative guide to American nuclear weapons providing a comprehensive description of all facets of the history and current status of the nuclear arsenal, plus background data on bomb design and weapons effects.
2012 Complete Guide to Iran: Authoritative Coverage of Iranian Nuclear and Missile Programs, Sanctions and Threat of War, Regime, Military, Human Rights, Terrorism, History, Economy, Oil Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 449,760. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This massive compilation provides a complete picture of Iran and its threatening nuclear weapon and missile programs with nearly a thousand pages of up-to-date information, featuring professional analysis and background data about the nation and its leadership.
Back to Boston Harbor: Defend our Country, Faith, and Family
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
In these troubled times, Americans must show the strength and courage of the founders to stand behind their most precious convictions.
2011 After the Nuclear Meltdown: Crucial Survival and Medical Data for Nuclear Power Plant and Radiation Accidents and Terrorism - Essential Emergency Information for You and Your Family
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 160,510. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Practical, authoritative information about nuclear power plant accidents, meltdowns, and radiation emergencies: fifteen chapters and over 600 pages covering everything from the basics of radiation measurement to treatment and decontamination for radiation exposure.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) - U.S. Navy and U.S. Army Command Structure (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Joint Force Land Component Commander Handbook (JFLCC) provides guidance for planning and conducting land operations requiring the close coordination of Army forces and Marine Corps forces under the control of a joint force land component commander within a joint operations area.
Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Training Manual: Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) Design at Japan TEPCO Fukushima Plant and U.S. Plants - Comprehensive Technical Data on Systems, Components, and Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Learn the full details of the nuclear power reactor design at the heart of the 2011 Japanese TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi disaster with this training manual for nuclear workers published by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Every important safety system which has played a key role in the crisis is discussed in detail, including the reactor core, containment, emergency core cooling, and others.
There Were No Banks In The Stone Age
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Questions about the financial crisis, taxpayers' bailout money, wealth gap, the 1%, and why? The book takes a hard-hitting look at the key issues: who is to blame, what happened to the TARP money, the income tax system, Wall St. bonuses, but most importantly, capitalism, the wealth gap, and the U.S. savings rate. His book will surprise many on both sides of the fence, both the 1% and the 99%.
Reid on Government Secrecy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Government secrecy is likely one of the most controversial topics of our time. Often it is difficult to grasp the actual impacts of secrecy on our lives, but there is one book that does examine the impact over decades called Silent Heroes of the Cold War Declassified. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrote the foreward. This is that forward, painfully honest and sobering.
Rats, Stones and the Goddess : A Conversation with Sabine Lichtenfels, Femspec Issue 9.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Batya Weinbaum interviewed Sabine Lichtenfels in July, 2005 when invited to participate in the seminar for Peace Journalists at Tamera. Tamera is an international intentional community in Southern Portugal. They openly maintain free love lifestyle to free up energy to liberate and change an oppressive society, along the lines of New Left thinkers influenced by Marcuse and Wilhelm Reich.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Support Function #3 Public Works and Engineering (IS-803) - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), ENGlink
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to Emergency Support Function (ESF) #3 – Public Works and Engineering.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 1 - Ground Systems - Infantry Weapons, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Marksman, Sniper Rifles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
My Country Tears of Thee
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by Journeys of Faith. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When did we stop singing this love song to our country? It was so subtle; did it just sort of disappear with many of the other patriotic traditions that our country stood for? How many of us still remember this song, reminding us of the price paid by our fathers--the hopes and dreams of our ancestors, as they struggled in filthy disease-ridden holds of ships bringing them to a new land.
Relief on Backorder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Ed e. Ellis calls for the elimination of Congress, Wall Street, Tax Code, Military, Banks, Drugs, Lobbying, Alcohol, Nicotine, Non-Profits, Post Office, and the Political Ads & more. (Reasons, solutions) Line Item Veto (retroactive) prevents the stalemate games of Congress that create the very earmarks and pork, deficit spending, lobbying into debt. Ed ‘s answers to homelessness and more.
21st Century Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Intelligence Papers: Curing Analytic Pathologies - Pathways to Improved Intelligence Analysis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This study was prompted by a growing conviction — shared by others, to be sure — that improving the analytic products delivered by Intelligence Community components had to begin with a critical and thorough appraisal of the way those products are created... The Analytic Pathologies framework yields four insights that are crucial both to accurate diagnosis and to developing effective remedies.
Air Force Strategy Study 2020-2030: Power Projection, Freedom of Action in Air, Space, and Cyberspace, Global Situational Awareness, Military Support for Civil Authorities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The team analyzed four future world scenarios — a peer competitor, resurgent power, failed state, and jihadist insurgency — in relation to the nation's vital interests and the 12 Air Force core functions. The resulting analysis led to a synthesis of the core functions into five critical capabilities designed to meet the Air Force's strategic challenges in 2030.
Positive Harmlessness in Practice: Enough For Us All, Volume Two
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
What does it mean to "do no harm"? Usually our focus is on what we shouldn’t do rather than on what we can do proactively to end violence towards others and ourselves. This discussion of harm and harmlessness, along with a Harmlessness Scale™, helps readers develop the ability to think, feel, and act harmlessly in everyday life.
NASA's Management of the Mars Science Laboratory Project (MSL): Inspector General Report on Technical and Financial Problems with Mars Exploration Program Rover
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
NASA's Office of Inspector General issued this status report on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) slated for launch in late 2011. The findings indicated that unresolved technical problems and cost issues could delay the launch.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Democratization of Intelligence - Melding Strategic Intelligence and National Discourse - South America, Canada, U.S. Intelligence, Canadian Attitudes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The book aims to educate officials as well as students about the vicissitudes that accompany the development and execution of the government intelligence function.
Obama's Greatest First-Term Successes
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
President Barack Obama's most important successes are explored and discussed. This review of his major achievements explains why his historic first-term was one of the most significant of the modern era. Topics include President Obama's landmark healthcare reform, the killing of Osama bin Laden, the rescue of the American automobile industry and many more.
History of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Sixth Edition - Founding, Commanders, SEALS and Rangers, War on Terror, Saddam Capture, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The history of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is described in this unique Department of Defense document. It covers the full spectrum of SOCOM activities.