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Tribal Militias: An Effective Tool to Counter Al-Qaida and its Affiliates? The Iraqi Experience, Sahwa, Patron-Client Relationship, ISIS Onslaught, Yemen, Taking the Fight to al-Qaeda, Golden Swords
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Most of the local societies in which Al-Qaida and its affiliates and offshoots operate in the Middle East and Africa have a predominantly tribal or at least have a strong tribal component (Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Mali, and Sinai).
People's Republic of China Anti-Satellite (ASAT) and Space Warfare Programs, Policies and Doctrines: An Assessment including the 2007 Shootdown Incident, Space Weapons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This ebook provides a reproduction of the U.S. - China Economic and Security Review Commission report, Assessment of China's ASAT Anti-Satellite and Space Warfare Programs, Policies, and Doctrines, January 2007. Contents include: Summary of Chinese recommendations of space weaponization, Space War, and much more.
2011 Domestic Operational Law Handbook for Judge Advocates - WMD, CBRNE, Civil Disturbance, National Incident Management System (NIMS), Posse Comitatus, Special Events, Rules for Use of Forces
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,280. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Domestic Operational Law (DOPLAW) Handbook for Judge Advocates is a product of the Center for Law and Military Operations (CLAMO).
Watergate and President Richard Nixon: Transcript of Nixon's Grand Jury Testimony in June 1975 plus Historic Watergate Document Reproductions from the Break-in to Impeachment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » American
Unsealed by the U.S. Government in November 2011, the complete transcript of President Richard Nixon's long-secret grand jury testimony on June 23, 1975 is presented in ebook form, converted for accurate flowing-text reproduction. In addition, a comprehensive collection of historic Watergate documents is reproduced as part two of this ebook.
Pretending Democracy
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
Danny Boy Stories and Commentary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
A look into the mind of an Indiana Tea Party leader and author, and some events of the 40’s and 50’s he remembers. Plus, some of his political commentary in the second half of this publication. The unedited ramblings, bits and pieces, are things remembered, through the eyes of a child growing up and as a young adult.
Une autre vision de la politique
You set the price! Words: 2,200. Language: French. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
La représentation traditionnelle en « demi-camembert » des forces politiques ne rend que très imparfaitement compte de la réalité. Dans ce billet, nous proposons une représentation cellulaire tridimensionnelle de l'univers politique pour analyser les rapports de force. Dans cette optique, comment se présente la campagne électorale de 2012 ? Et après ?
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Special Needs Planning Considerations for Service and Support Providers (IS-197) - Registries, Training, Drills, Exercises, Sheltering
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,740. 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) describes the unique considerations for service and support providers in caring for special needs populations.
Syria: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military - Assad, Baath Party, Damascus
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Syria - its politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile of Syria is an exceptional review of its history.
Back to Basics: A Study of the Second Lebanon War and Operation CAST LEAD - Israeli IDF Incursions into Lebanon and Gaza 2006 and 2008 Against Hezbollah and Hamas, Tactics, Hard Lessons Learned
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Israeli incursions into Lebanon in mid-2006 and into Gaza in late 2008/early 2009 are important studies in contrasts. During the first, often termed "the Second Lebanon War," Hezbollah fought Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) seeking hostage rescue and retribution to a bloody standstill. During the second, Hamas enjoyed far less success against the same forces.
Sandy Hook Slaughter: The Newtown Shooting and Massacre in Connecticut - Adam Lanza. Thoughts and Lessons on a Tragedy and the Coming Paradigm Shift.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
"As much as it is the right of citizens to bear arms, so too is the right of parents to bear their children in their arms." - Conrad Powell, Dec 16, 2012, quoting from "Sandy Hook Slaughter..." Our hearts go out to the families devastated by the Newtown tragedy. We as a nation are left with broken hearts and a reality that public policy on gun control or lack thereof is broken as well.
2012 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Research, Development and Demonstration Roadmap of the Next Generation Air Transportation System - Domestic UAV and Drone Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This is the first report of progress in producing a NextGen Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research, Development and Demonstration Roadmap (NextGen UAS RD&D Roadmap).
What Cause Wars and Fighting Among You ?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The reader will understand the Mark of Cain and how it applies to the continuation of war today. The wars we have experienced in Afghanistan and Iraq demonstrate in detail the warning Yahweh intended man to heed, when he (Yahweh) placed the Mark on Cain. The Mark of Cain was designed to reveal to man The Cause of War and Fighting Among You.
The Kingdom of Babylon Part 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 365,760. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This second of five books looks into a pivotal moment in American history that corrupted her soul. It was a time when the United States was coming off an era of prosperity created by Ronald Reagan. However, during the '90s a president without scruples took the reigns of a house united and tore it asunder. As a result we live in a divided America
"Ground Zero"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
"Ground Zero" is a third compilation of pieces written for The Sierra Star, The Yosemite Mountain Democrats, “My City” magazine and a few other publications that have seen fit to present my admittedly subjective commentaries on life in the early 21st Century. Things begin with a serendipitous visit back to Flint, Michigan in early October – then flash back.
The Candy Store Generation: How the Baby Boomers are Screwing Up America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,850. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
A look at the political performance of the Baby Boomers. How have they done running Congress? How have they done in the presidency? How have they done in charge of corporate America? How bad has it become under their leadership in all parts of our nation? What can we expect in the next decade of their leadership? Who will resucue us from their awful performance?
The Blue Guitar
Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
MIT Professor Emerita Lisa Peattie explores the art and politics of protest around the world.
Fingers to the Keyboard: 2000 - 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Sociology
Fingers to the Keyboard is an eclectic mix and collection of essays on topics such as the stupidity of politicians, the idiosyncrasies of English grammar, the baiting of scammers, the trials and tribulations of being hard of hearing, commentaries on various sports, religious extremism, the beauty of mathematics, film and book reviews, and a miscellany of grumpy old man moans and groans.
How To Decide In The Elections: A Global Vote-Formula on Issues and Leadership and the Obama-Romney Case in 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A scientific method to vote and decide in a meaningful rational political way. We propose and apply the ISPLE methodology (Issues, Similarity, Priority, Leadership, Estimation) to the Obama-Romney case in 2012. We use a Global Vote-Formula to score the candidates analytically. This is an e-Book for all the citizens, voters and children for any coming elections worldwide. A vision for e-Elections
The Virtual State and the Fall of Empires: Digital Rights Management, Virtual Rights, and the Decline of the Nation-State System
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
We may use public policy and software design to address contemporary issues online today, extend constitutional rights into virtual space, and build a foundation for a digital society. Digital life, liberty, and happiness . . . .