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Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development - Arab Spring, Polyarchy, Closed Hegemonies, Kleptocracy, Social Capital, Political Stability Model
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The initial limited campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq became the largest American stability and reconstruction campaigns since World War II, and led directly to the resurgence of counterinsurgency (COIN), stability and reconstruction operations as key facets of American strategy.
Terrorism and Deadliest Enabling Scandals of 21st Century
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,710. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This book is a factual and documented description of a long series of terrorist attacks against U.S. targets were caused, and enabled to succeed by a combination of incompetence, misconduct, and actual criminal misconduct. The primary enablers were employees in the FBI and other U.S. Department of Justice offices, with details and documentation start
Politics 101: How To Win Your Political Seat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Is there a local issue that has you hopping mad? Think you can do a better job than the people who represent you? Don’t just sit there - help fix the problem by running for office. Whether you’re seeking a political seat on your local school board, city council, commissioner’s board, as a state representative, state senator or a term as U.S. President -- running for office is a worthy endeavor.
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and Joseph Kony: American Efforts to Counter the LRA in Central Africa, Uganda, Central African Republic (CAR), Congo, and South Sudan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 284,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This essential compilation of government and military reports and papers, totaling over 700 pages, provides analysis and background data on the LRA and related issues includes extensive background information on Uganda, the Central African Republic (CAR), South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa).
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Counterintelligence Field Manual - FM 34-60 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Counterintelligence Field Manual (FM 34-60) provides guidance to commanders, counterintelligence (CI) agents, and analysts.
Stimulate Job Growth During Times of Recession - A Quick Fix Guide to Unemployment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This book details a new empirical co-relation discovered between Unemployment and Labor Productivity and studies the factors affecting this relation. This book serves as a guide for all people and especially for our lawmakers to solve the nation's unemployment problem in a very innovative way by understanding the real issue behind our high unemployment rate.
Shaking Hands with the Devil: The Intersection of Terrorism and Theology
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Highland Loch Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In the wake of 9/11 much has been written on terrorism. Some have examined the potential relation between religion and terrorism, few, if any, have studied the relation between theology and terrorism. This book is an eye-opener on terrorism; it is also a rigorous theological response to the moral and spiritual challenges posed by one of the great evils of our times.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Deployment Basics (IS-101.a) - Domestic Incident Deployments, Homeland Security, NIMS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to help prepare participants for deployment to a domestic incident.
Party Politics in Southeast Asia - Organization Money Influence
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 130,690. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The first comparative study covering eight of the ten ASEAN countries. It provides a fresh look into organization and internal mechanisms of the main political parties, how they function on the ground, how they hold together, how their leadership systems work, including internal competition and candidate selection, campaign strategies and party finances, money politics and career opportunities.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Reconstitution - FM 100-9 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,490. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Reconstitution Field Manual (FM 100-9) deals with reconstitution – the extraordinary action that commanders plan and implement to restore units to a desired level of combat effectiveness commensurate with mission requirements and available resources.
Recommendations for Enhancing Reactor Safety in the 21st Century: The Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights From The Fukushima Dai-Ichi Accident (Nuclear Power Plant Disaster)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,960. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
The Task Force concludes that the application of the defense-in-depth philosophy can be strengthened by including explicit requirements for beyond-design-basis events.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to Residential Coastal Construction (IS-386) - Beach Nourishment and Replenishment, Flood and Wind, Codes and Siting, Wildfires, Tsunami and Hurricane
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) will introduce you to basic information about residential coastal construction. This manual identifies best practices for improving the quality of construction and reducing the economic losses associated with coastal disasters.
Thrive! - Building A Thriving Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
"Thrive! - Building a Thriving Future" is a call for action and a manual for positive change and a thriving future. "Thrive!" helps people who want to create and sustain large, positive and timely change for themselves, their community, their nation and their world. "Thrive!" helps people build a better and thriving future.
Department of Defense Reports on Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2006 through 2010: People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Communist Party, Weapons, Tactics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Five important DOD reports from 2006 through 2010 provide extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. The reports on military and security developments involving the People’s Republic of China address the current and probable future course of military-technological development of the People’s Liberation Army and Chinese security strategy.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Enhancing Combat Survivability of Existing Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Components, Warning Systems, Jammers, Decoys, Shortcomings (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
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.
Neuf
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: French. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Neuf articles de la période 1986-89 touchant au thème de la dissidence – un problème du 20em siècle que la psychanalyse pénètre jusqu’à sa cause : l’assimilation de la génétique par la civilisation. Nine articles of the period 1986-1989 related to the theme of dissent - a problem that the 20em century psychoanalysis penetrates to its cause: the assimilation of genetics by civilization.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Procedures for Survival, Evasion, and Recovery - FM 21-76-1 - Camouflage, Concealment, Navigation (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Survival, Evasion, and Recovery Army field manual (FM 21-76-1) is designed to provide armed service members quick-reference survival, evasion, and recovery information. Some of the topics covered include navigation, radio communications and signaling, recovery, personal protection, and water.
The Prince Illustrated
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Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A brief, happy history of selling change to the public. The classic text accompanied by 49 illustrations.
Great American Myths
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Great American Myths is a must read for Americans who have been systematically conditioned to believe lie after lie, myth after myth, many against their own self interest. The book briefly explores human perception and how it is used to manipulate and misdirect, then provides a common sense discussion of some of the prevalent myths impacting America today.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: The Professional in Emergency Management (IS-513) - FEMA Organization and History, Disaster Assistance, Mitigation, Exercises, USFA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides extensive information on emergency management.