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2007-2011 Beige Book: Federal Reserve Board Commentary on Current Economic Conditions, including the Great Recession and Economic Crisis of 2008
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 585,900. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This 1500 page ebook reproduces Federal Reserve reports about the condition of the American economy from January 2007 through June 2011, including the economic crisis of 2008 and the Great Recession. These authoritative and widely-quoted reports, commonly known as the Beige Book, are published eight times per year.
VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Prevent Sexual Assaults and Other Safety Incidents - 2011 Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigated the handling of sexual assaults at Department of Veterans Affairs residential programs and mental health units and has made a number of recommendations to the department.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Human Rights Culture: A Study in History and Context
By Lawrence M. Friedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Thoughtful and provocative exploration of the human rights movement and its development as a sociological and historical trend. Unlike the typical legal or philosophical approach to human rights, this books asks why it pervades modern culture. Applies the analysis to issues of women and minorities, language and culture, privacy, religion, individualism and state sovereignty. Includes references.
The Republicrat Junta - How Two Corrupt Parties, in Collusion with Corporate Criminals, have Subverted Democracy, Deceived the People, and Hijacked Our Constitutional Government
By Joe Befumo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Both the Democrats and the Republicans are peddling the exact same deception; and that bill of goods is that the Republicans represent the interests, values, and will of Conservative Americans, and the Democrats represent the interests, values, and will of Liberal Americans.
SMOKE & MIRRORS: The Truth About the Political Status of U.S. Women
By Paula Xanthopoulou
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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Women hold a measly 18.3% of seats in Congress, 237 years after independence from the British Empire. We are #77th in the world for electing women. Why don’t our political parties establish voluntary quotas or rule changes, like so many other countries have done to accelerate the election of women? Have women become enablers of a national disgrace? Can we reach 30% by 2020? Call to action!
The Demise of Osama bin Laden (Usama Bin Ladin, UBL): U.S. Assault in Abbottabad, Pakistan to Kill the al Qaeda Leader, Intelligence, Implications for the Future, Legal and Military Considerations
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This unique ebook provides the complete story of the killing of Osama bin Laden by U.S. forces at a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan as described by American government officials with briefings by Defense Department intelligence officials and an important background paper on implications and considerations regarding the death of bin Laden and its effect on the future of al Qaeda.
Self-Determination and Change in the Middle East and North Africa: Policy Speech by President Barack Obama, May 2011 - Islam, Israel and the 1967 Borders, Palestine, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq, Iran
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Here is the complete text of the historic speech given by President Barack Obama on May 19, 2011 about self-determination and change in the Middle East and North Africa, plus extensive material from the State Department about Administration policy towards Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Yeman, Iraq, Iran, Israel and the Palestinians, and more.
Roadside Bombs and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) - America's Effort to Target and Defeat Homemade Explosives in Afghanistan and Iraq - Electronics, Surveillance, Dogs, and More
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs to American and coalition troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, and America's efforts to target and defeat those explosives, is the subject of this comprehensive report, compiled from numerous official documents.