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Culture narcissique et politique
By Lundi
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: French. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Les neuf critères du narcissisme. Comment Narcisse fait-il de la politique ? Sommes-nous une société narcissique ? Le règne de « Super Narcisse » : « mensonge insolent », « perversité narcissique » et stérilisation du débat politique.
Ein Gespräch mit Hubertus Czernin
By Ingrid und Christian Mitterecker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: German. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Zum fünften Todestag von Hubertus Czernin. Ein Interview von der Profilzeit bis zu Czernins Groerbuch im Wieser-Verlag. Ein erstaunlich offener Bericht zu den Themen: Medien, Politik, Katholische Kirche, Missbrauchsaffäre, journalistischer Alltag.
Naval Operations Concept 2010: Maritime Security, Power Projection, Force Structure, Seapower Strategy for Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Naval Operations Concept 2010 (NOC 10) describes when, where and how U.S. naval forces will contribute to preventing conflict and prevailing in war in order to guide Maritime Strategy implementation in a manner consistent with national strategy. NOC 10 describes the ways in which the sea services will achieve the ends articulated in A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower.
The Los Angeles Airport Disgrace
By Lucy Lelens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The first image travelers have of a country is at the airport they arrive at. The airport building, the customs procedures, the efficiency of the customs and border control systems all contribute to an image of the society they are entering. I recently had the misfortune of entering the US through the Los Angeles airport. The airport is a shocking disgrace, the customs process is a disgrace.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy - Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 228,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This important guide from the U.S. Army War College provides an up-to-date sweeping overview of national security policy and strategy.
2011 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS, Missiles, Ships, F-35, Carriers, NPOESS, Osprey
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is GAO’s ninth annual assessment of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes observations on the performance of DOD’s 2010 portfolio of 98 major defense acquisition programs.
Fundamental, Basic, Natural Principles
By Eric Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
What is it that constitutes Fundamental, Basic, Natural Principles? Without an explanation and a definition, these words are nothing more than another worthless sound bite, similar to the often used but never defined, “conservative principles”, “core values”, “Christian values”, “Biblical principles”, “moral values”, Republican principles, or you name it.
The Retirement Crisis
By Scott Thorpe
Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions
Every day for the next twenty years, 10,000 baby boomers will retire. Most of them have not saved enough to support themselves, so they will depend on governments that are in even worse financial shape. The Retirement Crisis details how bad the problem is, and how we may resolve it.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Comprehensive Planning and Training Strategy Needed to Support Growing Inventories, Greater Commonality and Efficiencies among Unmanned Aircraft Systems
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Two GAO reports about the military's unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) explore issues involving planning, training, and acquisition commonalities and efficiencies.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Enhancing Combat Survivability of Existing Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Components, Warning Systems, Jammers, Decoys, Shortcomings (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
By Progressive Management
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.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Role of DoD Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Homeland Security - Border Security, History of UAVs (Remotely Piloted Aircraft - RPA, Drones)
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This paper seeks to identify roles in which the nation can leverage these assets in the defense of the homeland. Drug interdiction, port security, disaster relief, search and rescue, and border patrol are just a few potential roles. Finally, this paper looks at potential obstacles, both legal and policy, to implementing a proposed way-ahead.
No Future ?
By Lundi
You set the price! Words: 1,100. Language: French. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sixième et dernier billet de la série consacrée à l'absence de prospective en politique, notamment dans le domaine de l'énergie. Après les aspects techniques, le volet politique : quelles sont nos options ? Accélérer de nouveau... ou ralentir la machine ? Mais dans quelles conditions ? Après « l'enfer » du nouveau Moyen Âge, n'avons-nous le choix qu'entre la peste et le choléra ?
21st Century IED and Roadside Bomb Encyclopedia: The Fight Against Improvised Explosive Devices in Afghanistan and Iraq, Plus the Convoy Survivability Training Guide
By Progressive Management
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 166,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The effort to defeat improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs in Afghanistan and Iraq is fully explained in this comprehensive two-part encyclopedia compilation, featuring the Convoy Survivability Training Support Package presenting information on enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures for attacking convoys, as well as U.S. measures in effect to counter them.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Convoy Survivability Training Support Package - Defense Against Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and Roadside Bombs (Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Professionally converted for accurate e-book format reproduction, this important U.S. Army Training Support Package document presents information on enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures for attacking convoys in Iraq (and now Afghanistan), as well as U.S. measures in effect to counter them.
Why Liberalism? How our Sense of Empathy and Fairness Determines our Political Orientation
By Eric Balkan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Ever wonder why it's virtually impossible to change someone's mind on a political issue? It's because political opinion is not based on philosophy, rational thinking or facts. But instead on the culture we've been socialized into. And specifically, how much that culture prizes empathy vs self-interest and the desire for fairness vs the desire for social stability.
2011 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Encyclopedia: UAVs, Drones, Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), Weapons and Surveillance - Roadmap, Flight Plan, Reliability Study, Systems News and Notes
By Progressive Management
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 121,310. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This comprehensive 500 page report provides detailed information about UAS aircraft and weapons systems, with reproductions of three high impact Pentagon reports along with an extensive news and notes chapter, all in one convenient ebook. There is coverage of systems used by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Homeland Security, Coast Guard, NOAA, NASA, and Customs and Border Patrol.
21st Century Essential Guide to U.S. Navy SEALs (Sea, Air, Land), Special Warfare Command, Special Operations Forces, Training, Weapons, Tactics, Dogs, Vehicles, History, bin Laden Killing
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
U.S. Navy SEALs, instrumental in the raid of Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan, are featured in this comprehensive 500 page report on U.S. special operations forces with complete coverage of the forces fighting terrorism worldwide.
50 Key Questions Only We The People Can Answer
By Stanley Bronstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
From August through October 2010, Stanley Bronstein walked all 50 states of the USA. Inside you will discover the 13 Self-evident Truths he learned about America and the 50 Key Questions We The People MUST ask and answer if America is to be saved.
The Peaceable Christian: Five Evangelicals Reflect on Peace
By Michael T. Cooper
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 43,780. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Sacred Tribes Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Following an interdisciplinary approach, the diverse authors of this book suggest how seeking to become peacemakers may be a wiser path than the traditional approaches of just war or pacifist total nonviolence approaches. In this book you will gain perspectives from a philosopher, Bible scholar, multicultural expert, a psychologist, and an educator.
TaraElla's New World Vision
By TaraElla
Price: Free! Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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TaraElla is an Australian singer-songwriter. She has been writing and performing music since 2003. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. She supports a culture where love is the rule, where self made stars rule, and where clean living is appreciated.