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Don't Forget About Dedicated Sea Mine Countermeasures (MCM) - Scenario for Disaster, History, Current Force, Threat to American Economic Security, Shipping Lane Protection, Straits of Malacca, Hormuz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Free access to the waterways of the world determine the United States' ability to survive and prosper. The threat and the employment of sea mines are capable of interrupting the U.S. quest for national and economic security.
Man's Horizons - A Universal Perspective On Mankind Through The Ages. Volume Two: The Macro History Of Mankind.
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 98,020. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » World
Volume II is an insight into the 7,000 year rise and fall of clans, kingdoms, nations and empires in their struggle to control the populace and take their land. The focus is on the great leaders who built Egypt, China, Persia, Greece and Rome, all of whom orchestrated human destiny. It was this ever-changing yet unceasing quest for global domination that polarised the nations of the modern world.
Hole of Government: Sealing the Gap in U.S. Stability Operations - Machiavellian State Politics, Liberated or Occupied States, Germany World War II, Vietnam, Small Wars, State and Defense Department
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper analyzes the operational environment to argue that competent stability operations are the most effective means to influence the population-centric vulnerabilities of prevalent adversaries.
String of Pearls: Meeting the Challenge of China's Rising Power across the Asian Littoral - Chinese Look Seaward, Sea Lines of Communication, South China Sea, Gwadar, Diaoyutai (Senkaku) Islands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China's rising maritime power is encountering American maritime power along the sea lines of communication (SLOCs) that connect China to vital energy resources in the Middle East and Africa. The "String of Pearls" describes the manifestation of China's rising geopolitical influence through efforts to increase access to ports and airfields.
Hijabistas, Mosques and Force: Muslim Women's Search for Self In Britain - Islamic Background of the Hijab, Religious Wear, Forced Marriage, Multiculturalism, Gender Rights, Prayer, Female Imams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
Great Britain has struggled with how to treat its Muslim population since the terrorist attacks in 2005. Prime Minister David Cameron believes that British multiculturalism is not working, and the country needs to move to a more integrative approach for its diverse population. Muslim women in Britain, however, have already integrated.
Drug Cartels and Gangs in Mexico and Central America: A View Through the Lens of Counterinsurgency - Mexican Cartels, COIN Doctrine, Colombia's Insurgency, Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTOs)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
For decades, the United States, and its partner Latin American nations, have fought to stop the flow of illicit drugs from South America to the streets of North America, yet the drugs continue to feed the addiction of the 5.8 million cocaine users in the United States today.
Black Bart, The Search Is Over
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Shalako Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » History » American
The man known as Black Bart had created for himself a situation that he could not live under. Isolating himself from society was his only choice, but he was determined to make the time worth living. Black Bart, The Search Is Over reveals so many amazing surprises by such a few people, that one wonders about other disappearances in history.
Transformation of the German Reichsheer - German Army After World War I, Wehrmacht, General Hans von Seeckt, Nazis and Hitler, Invasions of Poland and France, Operation Barbarossa, Second World War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,500. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Following the end of the World War I, the major combatants engaged in varying degrees of reorganization and reformation to incorporate the lessons learned from the conflict. Germany faced the pressing need to quickly reconstitute and reorganize her armed forces to meet both external and internal threats.
Russia's Revival: Ambitions, Limitations, and Opportunities for the United States - Vladimir Putin's Record, Corruption Complex, Military, Near Abroad, China, Iran, Implications for United States
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Independent Russia is approaching the start of its third decade of post-Soviet existence. After the economic chaos of the Boris Yeltsin decade and the recovery and stabilization of the Vladimir Putin decade, Russia's leaders have high ambitions for a return to great power status in the years ahead.
The Mineless Battlespace: Shaping the Future Battlefield without Conventional Landmines - History and Evolution of Landmines, Support for the Ban, Humanitarian Crisis, Doctrines for Alternatives
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the ability of the United States Army to shape the battlefield without the use of conventional landmines.
The Mosquito and the Colossus: Operation Just Cause through the Eyes of General Manuel Antonio Noriega - History of Panama, Canal, 1989 American Military Invasion, General Omar Torrijos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Just Cause served as a harbinger of the changes to future conflicts that dawned from the post-Cold War era. The change that came about is the criticality of gaining understanding and knowledge of a region through the study of local interpretations regarding history, politics, and social issues.
Gulf War Logistics: Theory Into Practice - Desert Shield and Storm, Army Logistics from Vietnam to AirLand Battle, Ramifications of Schwarzkopf's Decision, Tactical Airlift, Ground Transportation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Command and Staff College Gulf War Logistics research project is a paper that analyzes how logisticians, led by Lieutenant General William G. "Gus" Pagonis, put logistics theory into practice during the Persian Gulf war.
Drug Trafficking and Police Corruption: A Comparison of Colombia and Mexico - Pablo Escobar, Los Pepes, Medellin, Drug Cartels, Colombia's Success and Mexico's Failure at Reforming the Police
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Police officers working in countries plagued by drug trafficking are often offered a choice between "plata o plomo" ("silver or lead"). Given this option, it is not surprising that levels of police corruption are high in these nation-states.
Have the Mexican Drug Cartels Evolved Into a Terrorist Insurgency? Drug Trafficking Street Gangs in Mexico, El Chapo, Los Zetas, Sinaloa, Beltran Leyva, Knights Templar, Juarez, Tijuana Cartels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The escalation of violence between rival drug cartels, street gangs, and the government within Mexico has created concern in both Mexico and the United States.
Enhancing Adaptability of U.S. Military Forces: Report of the Defense Science Board 2010 Study - Industry Acquisition Process, Focused Intelligence Support for Future Operations, Mission Assurance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report offers important recommendations for how the Department of Defense can better face the rapidly changing security environment of the 21st century by increasing its adaptability.
Essential Guide to the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution: Insurgency, Greene's Compound Warfare, Militias, Lessons from the British Defeat Combating Colonial Hybrid Warfare, Yorktown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,480. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces nine important government documents, reports, and studies dealing with the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.
Comentarios Reales de los Incas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 269,370. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2016 by Editorial Gradiente. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
El escritor e historiador peruano Inca Garcilaso de la Vega se afanó para aunar las dos vertientes de su condición mestiza, cultivando las artes de la tradición literaria española y preservando la tradición oral y costumbres del Tahuantinsuyo.
Beyond the Border: Mexico's Internal Conflict is the United States' Problem - Drug Trafficking Organizations, Los Zetas, Mexican Stability and Security, Violence, Corruption, Cartel Kingpin Gallardo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique case study provides a starting point to address the importance of strategic guidance as it relates to operational planning for synchronized tactical actions.
Organizational Learning and the Marine Corps: The Counterinsurgency Campaign in Iraq - Anbar Narrative and Unexpected Success, Ramadi, All the Wrong Moves, AQI's Targeted Killing, Counterterrorism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique case study examines how the Marine Corps was able to learn from and adapt to conditions on the ground in Anbar province from 2006-2008.
My Mother and Amelia Earhart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,740. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
A memoir of growing up in Berkeley California during the '40s and '50s as the fatherless daughter of a newspaperman.