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Slavery
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Slavery has a long and sordid history that will not be related in this short free book, but an overview will be given to provide a brief background for a look at the situation extant today. Does slavery still exist? Who are the slavers and who are the enslaved? How many slaves could there be? Maybe Twenty million or could it be more like several billions? Do you know any? Are you one of them?
Hezbollah: A Charitable Revolution - Militant Lebanese Shia Group, Party of God, Lebanese History, Funding Social Services, Musa al-Sadr, Syria, Hariri's Assassination, PLO and Israel, Civil Military
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,580. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The militant Lebanese Shia Group Hezbollah (Party of God) has evolved into the largest and most professional terrorist groups in the Middle East. The political wing has been successful at placing several representatives in the Lebanese Parliament while the military wing has been training, recruiting, fighting and conducting terrorist attacks within the Levant and globally.
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
Islamic Terror Incidents in America Since September 11, 2001 - A Chronological Listing
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
(2.00 from 1 review)
A FREE Chronological listing of all Islamic terror incidents in America since September 11, 2001. This is perhaps the most comprehensive list available. An excellent reference and a sure argument winner. Wake up, learn the facts and pull your head out of the sand. You will be shocked at how much you forgot or never knew.
Separatist Model: Compare and Contrast Between the Malay Muslims of Southern Thailand and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) of the Southern Philippines - Islamic Terrorism, Four Basic Factors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The majority of conflicts around the world involve some type of internal warfare including insurgency. Most of these are separatist insurgencies.
Countering a Chinese Coercive Campaign Against Taiwan - China's Preferred Military Option, U.S. Operational Response, PRC PLA Plans and Actions, Taiwan Relations Act, Joint Blockade Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Rising tensions across the Taiwan Strait have increased the likelihood that China would use force in a crisis over the status of Taiwan. This paper argues that a coercive campaign is the most likely manner in which China would use force to achieve its political goals.
ABD Tarihi ve ABD Başkanları
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
İlk Amerikalıların Asya’dan kara köprüsü ile kıtaya geçtikleri ve binlerce yıl boyunca, günümüzde Alaska olarak bilinen bölgede yaşadıkları kabul edilmektedir.
Türkiye'nin Adaları
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: Turkish. Published: July 14, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Bu kitap Türkiye'deki adalar, adacıklar ve kayalıkları anlatmaktadır. Türk karasularında 500'den fazla ada, adacık ve kayalık bulunmaktadır.
War, And Going To War, Is Simply Not Of God!
Series: The Truth Seeker's Library, Book 14. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Ethics, Nonfiction » History » War
The author looks at war through the ages of time from God’s perspective, examining its root causes and providing some plausible explanations on why God has allowed war in the past, even sanctioned it at times. The author then concludes that war, and going to war, is simply not of God! Some possible objections are examined, including a discussion of the Second Amendment to the US Constitution.
Queen Margaret Tudor
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Queen Margaret II of Scotland (1489-1541) has been all but forgotten in the story of the Tudor dynasty established by her father, Henry VII. After her husband, James IV of Scotland, was killed in the battle of Flodden Field in 1513, Margaret found herself fighting for her infant son, the future James V.
The Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA): Allied Perspectives - Asia, Europe, France, Shift from Neo-Gaullism, Germany, Armed Forces, ISR, Efficient Use of Military Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The revolution in military affairs (RMA) is an American concept that frames a debate about the restructuring of American military forces in the period of globalization of the American economy.
205 Al Amanecer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: Spanish. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Hay momentos en la vida, en los cuales nos encontramos en una encrucijada compleja y absurda, nos toca, esa es la verdad, nos toca hacerle frente y tomar una decisión, y si de esta decisión depende no solo nuestra existencia, sino también la existencia, directa o indirectamente de tres o cuatro mil millones de personas, esa decisión posee un peso increíble para un solo ser humano.
Al-Hashishiya The World of the Assassins
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 132,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Hassan as-Sabbah was born in 1044 in Qum, in Iran. Sent in a madrasa in Ravy, he followed studies to become Imam before be convinced by a Daï, a preacher, that the Ismaili heresy held the truth. From then on, he devoted his life to defend the Ismaili doctrine. After some years of wandering before discovering Alamut, “The Nest of the Eagle" in the mountains of Elbrus in North of the Persia.
The Yankee Problem: An American Dilemma
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 36,350. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Southern people warned others about the radical utopians of New England, and even went to war to get away from them, but to no avail. Now all Americans, not just Southerners, are subject to the whims of “those people” and their never ending mission to recreate, not only America, but the entire world in their bizarre, sanctimonious image.
Media-Enabled Insurgency as a Revolution in Military Affairs - Iraq Enemy Using Attacks to Erode American Will to Fight, Cultural and Legal Factors Preventing Military from Influencing Populations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The enemy in Iraq has been able to use small, tactically insignificant attacks, amplified by the media, to erode the will of the American people to prosecute the war in Iraq. This monograph uses the model for a revolution in military affairs proposed by Williamson Murray and MacGregor Knox to examine this new enemy capability.
Repressive States and Insurgencies: Implications for Future Campaigns - Counterinsurgency (COIN) Theories, Werewolf Movement, Werwolf Program, Nazi Waffen SS, Resistance in Soviet Union, Iraq War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Coalition forces discovered that the military, security, and intelligence agencies of Iraq were well suited to transition into an insurgency after conventional defensive measures had failed. This paper argues that this is the habitual norm for repressive totalitarian regimes when faced with invasion.
Coercive Nuclear Campaigns in the 21st Century: Understanding Adversary Incentives and Options for Nuclear Escalation - Posing Four Grim Options, Plausibility of Conquest, U.S. Nuclear Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report examines why and how regional powers armed with nuclear weapons may employ those weapons coercively against the United States or U.S. allies during a conventional war. We argue that the problem of intra-war deterrence - preventing nuclear-armed adversaries from escalating during a conventional conflict - is arguably the most important deterrence challenge.
The Center of Gravity (COG) Systemically Understood - Clausewitz and Systems Thinking, Napoleon, Battles of Granicus, Issus, and Gaugamela, Jena-Auerstadt 1806, Vietnam War (Cambodia), Desert Storm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
How does the U.S. military understand and apply the center of gravity concept in the contexts of theory, doctrine, and planning for the conduct of operations? In particular, does the center of gravity serve as an effective tool when applied in accordance with current military doctrine and other non-doctrinal methodologies, and how does its use help reveal causal relationships?
Desert Storm: War, Time, and Substitution Revisited - Course of the Air Campaign, Strike Results, Key Production Targets, Deployed Missile Forces, Lines of Communications, Allied Air Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In Operation Desert Storm the coalition succeeded in rapidly crushing Iraq's military forces in Kuwait and southern Iraq, and airpower was a decisive factor in this success. The entire campaign lasted only 43 days and required only 100 hours of ground warfare to rout Iraqi forces completely.
Coercion for Hire: A Theory of Indirect Coercion - Four Historical Cases, Indonesia, Italy, Chile, Hezbollah, Surrogate Targeting, Covert/Overt Balance, Role of Positive Inducements, Political Warfare
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to examine the use of indirect coercion as an element of political warfare and as a policy option for the United States. This thesis synthesizes the concepts of indirect strategy and coercion to provide a cost-effective policy option for U.S. decision makers.