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Rapidly Deployable Mobile Security Solutions for the Military: Navy Cyber Policies and Threats, Security, Mobile Devices, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Risk Management, Android Application Program
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Hardware / handheld devices
The Navy has seen a significant increase in the presence of mobile and smart devices on its units due to advancements in technology and younger sailors' desire to be connected at all times. These devices create security threats due to their easily concealable size and their host of connectivity and image related features.
Early Queensland Ghosts and Hauntings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This publication contains 10 Queensland Ghost Stories, some you may have heard of, others have been long forgotten and bought back to life within these pages.
Changing Dynamics of the U.S.-China-Latin America Relationship: China's Economic Interest in Latin America, Military Cooperation, U.S. Trade with Mexico, American Foreign Policy Issues
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Current research indicates a growing Chinese interest in Latin America that has driven tighter economic and organizational involvement in the region. Arguably, this growing relationship has challenged United States' hemispheric policy.
The Role of the Military in Myanmar's Political Economy - Burma History, Tatmadaw, Colonial Rule, Socialist Period, Market Liberalization, Ethnic Insurgency, Coup, Private Enterprise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the role of Myanmar's military, the Tatmadaw, in the country's political economy. Using a hybrid of the new institutional economics and the developmental state model as the analytical framework, a historical comparative analysis reveals that the Tatmadaw was a major actor with a dominant role in shaping Myanmar's political economic institutions.
Al-Hashishiya Die Leute der Assassins
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 136,800. Language: German. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » History
Hassan as-Sabbah kam im 1044 in Qum, im Iran. Einer intelligenz, die höher und nach den kenntnissen gierig ist, stürzte er sich ins im lesen auf kosten seine vater verlorene herz, der einen händler daraus von gewebe machen wollte. In einem Madrasa in Ravy gesandt, wo er Omar Khayyam kennenlernte, der zukünftige persische dichter, und Abd el-Kassim,der Großwesir Nizam el-Mulk.
Führer, Folk and Fatherland
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 191,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This true story is a rare, first-hand account of one soldier’s experiences during the Third Reich and offers an uncommon insight into what most Germans really thought about Hitler and his regime —  not quite what the wartime newsreels portrayed. It is also a love story, for amid the strife and devastation of war, Albin Gagel found the love of his life.
Black Ops: Stories of Heroism and Bravery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,300. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Ops has 32 heart pounding individual action stories from around the world. Demonstrating the bravery and courage of these highly trained individuals. Follow these modern day heroes into some intense battles. With stories from the U.S. Navy SEALs, Delta Force, SAS, SBS, GSG9, Spetnaz and many more, in this unique compilation.
Delta Force in Afghanistan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,460. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on real operations in Afghanistan, the fast paced action is both gritty and graphical at times, as Delta Operators battle against overwhelming odds in a hostile land. Fighting a war hardened enemy with years of experience fighting occupying forces. Using Guerilla tactics and deadly IEDs to maim and kill as many coalition forces as they could.
Revision of Career Marksmanship Training Requirements for the United States Marine Corps - Annual Rifle Qualifications, Refocus Resources to Advanced Marksmanship, Score Keeping, Filling Quotas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Current Marine Corps policy requires that all Marines below the rank of Gunnery Sergeant and with fewer than 13 years of service undergo annual rifle qualification. Annual marksmanship training is repetitive and only addresses the fundamentals of marksmanship, which Marines typically master in their first few years.
Mexican Kaleidoscope: Myths, Mysteries and Mystique
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
Award-winning author Tony Burton delves into Mexico's rich history and culture. He focuses on a fascinating selection of events, individuals, myths and mysteries to explore some of the reasons why Mexico has become such an extraordinarily diverse and interesting nation. Topics include Mexican cuisine, Aztec farming, Mayan pyramids, superstitions, mythical cities, art, music, and national symbols.
Early U.S. Census Records: How to Decipher Them
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Census records are a snapshot of your family and finding all of these records is an important task in researching your family history. This book reviews two case studies that will give you hints on how to decipher the early U.S census from 1790 to 1840 which are challenging to use because they list only the head of the household.
Organized Crime Growth and Sustainment: A Review of the Influence of Popular Religion and Beliefs in Mexico - Drug Gangs, El Chapo, Narco-Cultura, Narco-Corridos, Sinaloa Cartel, Malverde Cult, Saints
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
In 2006, Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the "war on drugs," an ongoing, low-intensity, asymmetrical war between the government and various drug cartels that has proven the bloodiest conflict since the Mexican civil war a century ago. Meanwhile, the subculture of narco-cultura continues to grow, under the influence of powerful drug cartels throughout Mexico.
Abraham Lincoln: Ascent to Power 1840-1860
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln retired from politics in 1849 when he was forty to concentrate on honing his speaking and lawyering skills. He felt compelled to go back into politics when the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. The Lincoln Douglas debates and the election of 1860 are covered as well as the Compromise of 1850 and many of Lincoln's speeches.
Entrepreneurship as a Source of Economic, Political, and Social Improvement in Sub-Saharan Africa - Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Five Factors, Freedom, Labor, Infrastructure, Governance, Environment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,510. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
A three-country case study was used to analyze the economic, political, and social impacts of entrepreneurship, and the development of entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa was studied through the lens of five entrepreneurial factors (freedom, labor, infrastructure, governance, and business environment).
Chinese Cyber Espionage: A Complementary Method to Aid PLA Modernization - Hacker Groups, Hactivists, PLA Modernization, Information Warfare Militias, Document 27 Blueprint, Military Platforms
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In the last two decades, Chinese cyber espionage has cultivated a significant reputation in cyberspace for its high-volume, illicit exploitation of defense technology. At the same time, the PLA has also rapidly modernized its naval, fighter jet, and air defense technologies.
Chinese Infrastructure in South Asia: A Realist and Liberal Perspective, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, PRC One Belt - One Road Strategy, Silk Road Initiative, Roads, Railways, Ports
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Despite being promoted by China as the creation of a win-win environment throughout the Indian Ocean region, realist scholars argue that China's motivations are to utilize this infrastructure to create overseas bases, threaten India's perceived sphere of influence, and increase Chinese influence by challenging the regional order.
The Annotations
Price: Free! Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » History » History of things
I read big so that you can read small. I know that being contemplative about life is not always beneficial as the excessive thoughts can weigh you down and take you out of the eternal moment, but I also know that reading snippets like the ones in the book help to put some of your present worries and troubles into a larger perspective. None of us can ever be too busy to wonder how to make ourselves
Boko Haram: Africa's New JV Team? Nigeria (GoN) and U.S. Bilateral Relationship, AQIM, Al Shabaab, Islamic State, ISIS, Ethnic, Political, and Military Infrastructure, Caliphate System, AFRICOM, AGOA
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study examines the threat Boko Haram poses to Nigeria and its neighbors in West Africa, and determines the extent to which ensuing regional instability may or may not threaten United States (U.S.) national interests in the region.
China's Role in Counter-Piracy Operations: Gulf of Aden (GOA), Southeast Asia, Cooperating with Other Navies, PLAN Modernization, ASEAN Economic Relationship, Somali Piracy, Mahanian Philosophy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China has neither joined the Combined Maritime Forces task force in the GOA to combat piracy nor been completely transparent about its maritime strategy in either region. There are varying theories about what is motivating China's behavior. Why is China involved in counter-piracy operations?
United States Counterterrorism Strategy in the Trans-Sahara and the Rise of Salafi-Jihadism in the Sahel - Nigeria, Mali, and Mauritania, Boko Haram, Ansaru, AQIM, Ansar Al-Dine, Mujao, Al-Qaeda
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,840. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This study examines the efficacy of U.S. counterterrorism strategy in the region vis-a-vis African states' capacity to explain the persisting Salafi-Jihadist organizations in the region. Exploring Salafi-Jihadism's ideological, doctrinal, and historical aspects illustrates that these organizations have limited interest in political solutions.