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Europe's Dependence on Russian Natural Gas: Perspectives and Recommendations for a Long-term Strategy, Putin, Politics, and Gazprom, Ukraine, Diversification Options
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This paper argues that the European Union must take decisive action to diversify its future energy needs away from Russian natural gas.
The Rise of China in Asia: Security Implications - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, North Korea on the Brink, Chinese Threat to Neighbors, India's Response to China, South China Sea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Sections of the book address China as a rising power, China as a security threat, the other Asian powers in relation to China, the flashpoints in East and South Asia, and Sino-American relations.
The Lessons of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) at 75 - Tiananmen Square, Cultural Revolution, Air Force, Navy, Lessons from Korean War, Vietnam Campaign
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The emphasis of this volume is to assess key lessons that the top ranks of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have drawn from their own military's 75-year history.
Dangerous Ground: The Spratly Islands and U.S. Interests and Approaches - South China Sea, Law of the Sea Convention, UNCLOS, Claims by China, Taiwan, Vietnam, ASEAN
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This timely analysis of the Spratly Islands dispute examines the economic and security importance of the region to the surrounding claiming states: the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines, and the violent acts and potential for instability in the region that has resulted.
The History of Custody Law
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Family law, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The complete history of the law of child custody from ancient times to the modern day. Thoroughly and carefully researched by an attorney with many years of experience in family law. It is an enjoyable and readable, yet scholarly book, containing hundreds of annotations. Includes complete citations, in Bluebook form, to hundreds of case reports, statutes, historical records, and other sources.
Central Asia After 2014 - Uyghurs, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Sino-Russian Relationship, China's Military
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,920. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
These papers provide a vital set of insights into an increasingly critical area of international politics and security, especially as it is clear that the United States is reducing, but not totally withdrawing, its military establishment in Afghanistan and is seeking to consolidate long-term relationships with Central Asian states.
Asia-Pacific: A Strategic Assessment - China, Northeast Asia, and Southeast Asia - Territorial Disputes, Senkaku Islands, Economic Development, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This Strategic Studies Institute paper provides a timely assessment of the geostrategic significance of Asia-Pacific. The monograph is also a thought-provoking analysis of the U.S. strategic shift toward the region and its implications.
Hidden Dragon, Crouching Lion: How China's Advance in Africa is Underestimated and Africa's Potential Underappreciated - Emerging Markets, Mineral Resources, BRICs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph is part of the Advancing Strategic Thought Series precisely because its topic is so important. As it stresses, the explosive growth of China's economic interests in Africa is arguably the most important trend in the continent's foreign relations since the end of the Cold War.
Potere globale - Il ritorno della Russia sulla scena internazionale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Saggio sulla nuova politica di forza della Russia in ambito internazionale.
Learning By Doing: The PLA Trains at Home and Abroad - People's Liberation Army, Chinese Military, China's Navy, Armed Police Force, Defending Borders, Exercises and Training, Logistics Lessons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The papers presented here are a timely and critical look at an evolving and expanding Chinese military and provide context for the changes we may yet see as the PLA continues to modernize.
Lee Harvey Oswald’s Cold War: Why the Kennedy Assassination Should Be Reinvestigated
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » History » North America
The author examines the life of Lee Harvey Oswald in the context of the Cold War climate of the times and the people who shaped and used him. Includes the solving of a precedent case along with many new revelations in the Kennedy assassination itself. The ineluctable conclusion is that Oswald was the patsy he claimed to be.
Strategic Leadership Primer, 3rd Edition - Military and Army Combat Tasks and Paradigms, Consensus Building, Systems Understanding, Competencies, Human Dimension
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the third edition of the landmark U.S. Army War College primer. At the turn of the 21st Century, discussions about the realities of military conflict in the Information Age have addressed the concept of the "Strategic Corporal," claiming that the mandates of strategic leadership now have the potential to extend to the lowest levels of military organizations.
Military Planning for a Catastrophic Critical Infrastructure Event - In the Dark, Terminal Blackout: Electric Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Civil-Military Resiliency, EMP
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Two important reports from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute and Army War College discuss the terrible threat to civilization posed by damage to the electrical grid from electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack or a solar storm.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - U.S. Nuclear Weapons Development and Modernization Controversy, U.S. - Russian Reset, Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW), Arms Control Options, START
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides the complete history of tactical nuclear weapons starting with the early days of the Cold War, along with unique up-to-date insights into the future of tactical nukes in Europe and Asia.
Russian Nuclear Weapons: Past, Present, and Future - Strategy, Doctrine, Relationship to Conventional Forces, Tactical Nukes, New START and Nonproliferation, Threats, Putin, Lavrov
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides unique insights into the Russian nuclear arsenal, arms control, and American-Russian relationship.
Russia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Post-Soviet Russia, Stalin, Ivan the Terrible, Ukraine, Crimea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,500. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Russia
How The Army Runs 2013-2014 - A Senior Leader Reference Handbook - Organizational Life, Mobilization, Reserve, Logistics, Training, Health System, Civil Functions, Public Affairs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,300. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This text is designed to explain and synthesize the functioning and relationships of numerous Defense, Joint, and Army organizations, systems, and processes involved in the development and sustainment of trained and ready forces for the Combatant Commanders.
Russia and Vladimir Putin: Studies and Reports on Politics, Economics, Security Strategy, New Eurasia, Threat Perception, Growing Russo-American Tensions, Crimea, Target: Ukraine, Corruption
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Important reports and study papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into Vladimir Putin's Russia, with special analysis and commentary of particular interest at this time of aggression against the Ukraine and Crimea.
Den Danske Flåde 1850-1943 – som fotograferne så den
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: Danish. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
150 fotografier præsenteres her for første gang i bogform. Motiverne er humoristiske, dramatiske og i visse tilfælde tragiske. De er øjebliksbilleder fra en næsten 100-årig periode i en stolt dansk flåde – og tilsammen et stykke helt unik danmarkshistorie. Bogen er skrevet af de to marinehistorikere Søren Nørby og Jakob Seerup.
Atomo Rosso - Storia della forza strategica sovietica 1945-1991
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Saggio sulla storia della crescita militare e strategica dell'Unione Sovietica.