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21st Century FEMA Study Course: Coordinating Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance (IS-253) - Historic Property Laws, Preservation Issues, STATEX and CATEX
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to the course and highlights the importance of early consideration of environmental/historic preservation issues in disaster operations and project development.
Profiles in Leadership: Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and its Predecessors - Iran Hostage Crisis, Gulf War, Iran-Contra, Iraq War, 9/11, Seymour Hersh, Family Jewels
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The profiles depict the 23 leaders in the context of their times, describing their triumphs and their setbacks not in isolation but as elements in a larger drama of domestic politics and foreign affairs. Their stories are inspiring, sometimes sobering, and always fascinating.
Understanding Africa Book 2
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This volume continues describing the problems afflicting sub-Saharan Africa. The examples of bumbling, corruption and greed make it clear how difficult assistance will be for those trying to assist in uplifting the long suffering peoples. Executives of mining companies hoping to exploit local resources can appreciate barriers.
Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 119,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
‘Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction’ is a book that re-examines economics from a wealth perspective as opposed to a solely monetary interpretation. The result is a theory that is both radical and familiar and not only encompasses many of the existing schools of thought but draws its own conclusions.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Enhancing Combat Survivability of Existing Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Components, Warning Systems, Jammers, Decoys, Shortcomings (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Combat survivability is the capability of UAS to avoid or withstand a man-made hostile environment. This report explored how to enhance the combat survivability of existing UAS. Potential survivability enhancement options: changes in tactics, improving the situation awareness of the operator, equipping with the capability to counter an incoming threat, improving payload performance, and more.
Medicines for Radiation Emergencies: Potassium Iodide (KI), Prussian Blue (Radiogardase), Filgrastim (Neupogen), DTPA (Diethylenetriaminepentaacetate) - Drugs for Radiation Exposure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Four important medicines for treatment in radiation emergencies are fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents: potassium iodide (KI), prussian blue, Filgrastim (Neupogen), and DTPA.
"Dirty Bomb" Attack: Assessing New York City's Level of Preparedness from a First Responder's Perspective - RDD Threats, Terrorists, Nuclear Terrorism, Meters and Monitors, Sheltering in Place
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to reduce the probability, lessen the risk, and minimize the consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD), or "dirty bomb," attack, NYC's first responders must be adequately prepared for its seemingly inevitable occurrence.
In Plain English
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Peter Fratarcangelo feels the frustration that all of us feel with our “most trusted” institutions. While most of us throw up our hands in dismay, Mr. Fratarcangelo has sought solutions to get back on track. He has laid them out on these pages—and In Plain English. America must hear what he has to say.
Nuclear Crisis 2011: The Major Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant - Reactor Training Manual, Complete Chronicle of Events and Radiation Releases from the TEPCO Japanese Power Station
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 466,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This combination ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station along with our reproduction of the BWR nuclear power plant reactor training manual from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with comprehensive technical data on reactor systems, components, and operation.
Preventing Violent Extremism in the United States: White House Plan for Empowering Local Partners, al-Qaeda, Radicalization and Terrorist Recruitment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Two White House reports describe the strategy to prevent violent extremism. Sadly, the threat of violent extremism in America is nothing new. Throughout our history, misguided groups - including international and domestic terrorist organizations, neo-Nazis and anti-Semitic hate groups - have engaged in horrific violence to kill our citizens and threaten our way of life.
Civic Sermons: Ideas for a Different Culture
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by Austin Brothers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
Political observations from the front lines that demonstrate the power of local issues in the national debate.
Democracy
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
These days there is countrywide debate and agitation over propriety of election of members of parliament and their activities in certain democratic countries like India. Even though people vote en-mass during election, they are not happy with performance of elected representatives. In fact there are many convicts and criminals in the Indian parliament and their entry in parliament is unchecked.
Occupy Wall Street Revolution Handbook ~ The Unauthorized Collector's Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Issued at this critical point in human history, the vital "Occupy Wall Street Revolution Handbook" reigns as the essential guide for people in the 99-Percent majority of the poor and disadvantaged across the United States and worldwide. Struggling people look to this essential handbook as a common sense approach to our valiant struggle. Bring our foes to their political knees.
2012 Essential Guide to Greece: Authoritative Coverage of Eurozone Crisis and Greek Economic Problems, Overview of All Aspects of the Nation and its People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,660. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This guide to the nation of Greece includes comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis from the U.S. government, with information from the State Department and Central Intelligence Agency contributing to the up-to-date coverage.
Libertarian Renaissance
Series: Liberty for America, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Former Libertarian Party State Chair George Phillies proposes a systematic plan for fixing the difficulties that ail the Libertarian Party. His objective is majority party status for the Libertarians.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Foot Marches FM 21-18 - Including Foot Care Information (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Foot Marches Field Manual (FM 21-18) covers the movement of troops and equipment mainly by foot with limited support by vehicles. They are characterized by combat readiness, ease of control, adaptability to terrain, slow rate of movement, and increased personnel fatigue.
Cyberterrorism After Stuxnet - Terrorist Cyberattacks, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Motives, Critical U.S. Infrastructure Vulnerabilities, al-Qaeda Computer Capability, PC Attacks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
The discovery of Stuxnet in 2010 was a milestone in the arena of cybersecurity because, although a malware attack on industrial control systems was long believed to be theoretically possible, it was different to see malware used in reality to cause real physical damage.
Climate Change and Global Warming - National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021: A Strategic Plan For The U.S. Global Change Research Program, Carbon Dioxide, Sea Levels, Ecosystems, Models
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This important new report from the United States Global Change Research Program outlines plans for studying climate change, global warming, and other global changes over the next decade.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Managing the Private Spies: The Use of Commercial Augmentation for Intelligence Operations - Pinkerton to Abu Ghraib
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: private military companies, Executive Outcomes (EO), Sandline International, military professional resources, Pinkerton, and more.
Attack of the Killer Beavers & Other Dangers of Misconstrued Science & Ecology
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Essay » Political
The original intent of science was so that man might be able to think some of God's thoughts after Him.