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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.
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 & 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.
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 & 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 & 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.
АСГАРД - ГОРОД БОГОВ
Price: Free! Words: 77,230. Language: Russian. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
ЗОЛОТАЯ РОЩА Это случилось задолго до того, как мне посчастливилось открыть Асгард - золотой город с чертогами и дворцами, в которых когда-то жили боги сканди¬навских мифов.
Three Sisters at the Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Essay » Political
Jeff Manber reveals a very personal window into Moscow of the early 1990s as the Soviet Union was collapsing. His memoir focuses on three women, the three sisters, each of whom is overwhelmed by their new world of so many American-styled religious and political freedoms. "Three Sisters" is a riveting and controversial account that makes more understandable the Russia of today.
Двенадцатая планета. Когда боги бежали с земли
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: Russian. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Древние шумерские, аккадские, хеттские, вавилонские тексты скрывают в себе поразительные знания, которые вполне могут быть расшифрованы сегодня.
Robin Hood Existed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Howard. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
If you care about whether Robin Hood was real or not, this is a book that will explain the problem as well as providing answers.
Effectiveness of United States - Led Economic Sanctions as a Counterproliferation Tool Against Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program - Bush and Obama, Banking Industry, Centrifuges, Uranium, A.Q. Khan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,120. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
The use of financial interdiction to disrupt the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their components is an option in the so-called counterproliferation toolkit. The effectiveness of economic counterproliferation interdiction operations is frequently debated; however, counterproliferation operations have successfully stopped some global WMD illicit trade.
Examining Cyber Command Structures - History of Air and Space Domains, Nuclear Weapons Mission, Alternative Force Structures for Cyber Command and Control (C2), USCYBERCOM
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the Department of Defense executes its mission in its newest warfare domain, cyberspace, some have questioned its choices with regard to command and control of its cyber forces. This thesis examines historical cases of new warfare domains and how the Department of Defense structured the command and control elements of its forces dedicated to the air and space domains.
The Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) in Perspective: World War II, Norway, Guadalcanal, Rommel, Soviets in Spain, World War I, Gallipoli, Egyptian Force, Iraq Kut Disaster, Napoleon, Boxer Rebellion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The military has conducted expeditionary operations for centuries; airmen began to participate in expeditions from the very early days of flight. Descriptions of expeditions, with and without air components, evoke suggestive lessons for current expeditionary operations.
Operational Level Air Commanders: A Search for the Elements of Genius - Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding, Admiral Raymond Spruance, and General George Kenney, Battle of Britain, Midway, Papua Campaign
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the recurring themes of military literature is a search for the qualities and attributes of successful commanders. Carl von Clausewitz argues that some commanders possess a genius for war. Others argue that battle and campaign outcomes are merely functions of luck.
In Every Clime and Place: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Cold Weather Doctrine - Winter Warfare Training, World War II German Northern Theater, Korean War Chosin Reservoir, NATO Exercise Cold Winter 1985
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines whether current Marine Corps cold weather doctrine and related training are adequate to prepare Individuals and units for employment in that environment. Relatively new, Marine Corps cold weather doctrine is still being written with the first doctrinal manuals published In 1988.
Elihu Root Study: The Total Army - United States Army War College Carlisle Scholars Program, 2016 Study on the Future of the United States Army - Strategic Environment, Culture, Command, Agility
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is an analysis of the Army conducted by the Carlisle Scholars Program at the U.S. Army War College. Recent studies of the Army have tended to fixate on the mismatch between the ends of national military strategy and the means available to execute it, epitomized by the 2011 Budget Control Act and the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance.