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Fire in the City: Airpower in Urban, Smaller-Scale Contingencies (USSC) - Case Studies of Hue 1968, Siege of Beirut 1982, Operation Just Cause 1989, UNOSOM Somalia, Uphold Democracy 1994
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the roles and missions of airpower in urban operations in smaller-scale contingencies. Urban operations, often referred to as military operations on urbanized terrain (MOUT), are some of the most complex and difficult missions currently facing the US military.
Kings’ Dirty Operation: Concise Memos of My Cooperation with the CIA and Illuminati's Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
It’s a concise part of my cooperation with the White House and the Central Intelligence Agency and Human Rights Watch. Kings’ Dirty Operation is introduced with a foreword by President Barack Obama.
Intelligence in Denied Areas: New Concepts for a Changing Security Environment - Ethnic Diasporas and Nongovernment Organizations (NGOs), Special Operations Forces (SOF), Terrorist Networks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Russell Howard's paper focuses on intelligence operations within denied areas and how these operations today differ from those of the Cold War period. Today, the preeminent threat is transnational, violent terrorist groups that operate under the cover of failed or weak states, as well as under the civil protections afforded in western liberal democracies.
Tall Paul
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 94,680. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
“While many politicians today speak about economic development, Paul Fannin actually delivered. He dedicated his life to improving Arizona’s economy at a time when our state’s future was uncertain. Tall Paul is a must-read about an exemplary Arizona leader whose legacy of selfless public service has left a permanent mark on our state and nation.” – Senator John McCain
Forever Young: The Coleman Reader
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Facts about Coleman A. Young, Detroit's first African American mayor.
Don't Call It Bollywood: An Introduction to the Hindi Film Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Annorlunda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Margaret E. Redlich intersperses stories from her path to dedicated fandom with analysis of the rich history and artistic traditions of Hindi film.
When Songbirds Returned to Paris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,910. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by FawkesPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Follow Cecily Gordon Lefort’s exploits as a British spy in France during WWII. The story of Cecily’s life is authentically recreated through the author’s discovery of war documents, letters, and archives.
Đông phương huyền bí.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tôi đã cố gắng ghi chép lại trong quyển sách này những chuyện có thật của nhiều bậc tu sĩ đã đạt được sức mạnh tâm linh và sự bình an trong tâm hồn, tức là những ân huệ quí báu mà người đời vẫn thường mong ước một cách tuyệt vọng! Trong sách này, tôi cũng ghi chép nhiều chuyện khác nữa, những chuyện huyền bí và lạ lùng đến nỗi có vẻ như hết sức khó tin. PAUL BRUNTON.
A Rebuttal to the 2010 Marine Corps Operating Concept (MOC) - Assuring Littoral Access, Winning Small Wars, USMC History, Shift in Focus from Combined Arms Mechanized Forces to Irregular Warfare
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2010 Marine Corps Operating Concept (MOC) Assuring Littoral Access... Winning Small Wars makes the assertion that conventional forces designed, trained, and equipped for major combat operations against a peer competitor would not be equally adept at operations to counter insurgents, guerilla forces, and other irregular threats.
Why the Weak Win Wars: A Study of the Factors That Drive Strategy in Asymmetric Conflict - Analysis of U.S. Involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq War, Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan, Vietnam War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,970. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This report builds on the research and ideas of the school of thought that believes strategy is the most important factor in predicting war outcomes.
Confronting the Ghost of Stalin: Euro-Atlantic Efforts to Secure Georgia - NATO Enlargement, Russia and Putin, Caucasian Legacy, Transcaucasus, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Pankisi Gorge, Tsitelubani
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Since achieving independence in 1991 with the fall of the Soviet Union, Georgia has become the most westward-oriented state in the Transcaucasus.
The Iceland Watch
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
With a population of just 329,000 (barely more than Nottingham), Iceland is the most thinly-populated country in Europe, and 80% of it is uninhabited. Despite this, in the 1100 years since humans first settled there, the Icelanders have built a remarkably resourceful, diverse and robust community – and they have never had to go to war.
Secret Viking Sea Chart: Discovered in Rosslyn Chapel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
As MGM's hit show Vikings on the History Channel follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok and his brother Rollo, TV Historian Ashley Cowie unearths a rare Viking sea chart beneath Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland. Identifying important seats of power in the Viking's Nordic empire, it indicates a land far to the west of Britain. Is this chart the earliest representation of North America ever discovered?
United States' Grand Strategy Through the Lens of Lebanon in 1983 and Iraq in 2003 - von Clausewitz, Walter Russell Mead, Eliot Cohen, Case Studies, Sabra and Shatila, Neocons, Rumsfeld, Powell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines why America has failed in both Lebanon in 1982-1984 and Iraq in 2003, to achieve its political objectives.
The Operational Impacts of Joint Seabasing (JSB) - Mobile Offshore Bases, Operational Environment, Deployment Vulnerabilities, Air Ports Of Debarkation (APOD), Sea Power 21, Marine Corps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book proposes that Joint Seabasing may be able to provide the United States with a force projection capability which is able to meet the demands of the future operating environment, as long as the JSB is considered a component system of an overarching strategic mobility system.
Press Coverage of the Persian Gulf War: Historical Perspectives and Questions of Policy Beyond the Shadow of Vietnam - Censorship, World War I and II, Korea, Tet Offensive, Sidle Commission
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Widely held views of military-press relations in the United States rest upon an incomplete image of the past. This became overwhelmingly evident during the Gulf War with its generalizations about the experience of the Vietnam War.
Forging An American Grand Strategy: Securing a Path Through a Complex Future - Eight Myths, Department of Homeland Security Approach, President's Role, Human Thinking, Lessons from Singapore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines grand strategy and the assistance such a strategy makes to the development and articulation of the National Security Strategy. This is the focus of much of the curriculum at all the war colleges within the Pentagon.
Defending U.S. National Interests in the Persian Gulf: Going Light - Seabasing, Counterterrorism, Special Operations Forces, Djibouti, Horn of Africa, Maritime Security, Forward Staging in Africa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines two ways that the U.S. might be able to secure its interests in the Gulf using a minimalist approach. The two methods evaluated are using sea bases in the Gulf and land bases in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa as forward staging bases for SOF operations in the Persian Gulf.
Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk - Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Confrontation, Risk of Nuclear War in South Asia, Pakistan Economy, Nuclear Power, Demographics, Alternative Ethnic Futures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal and the risk of war in South Asia, including India. Normally, the risk of war between Pakistan and India and possible nuclear escalation would be bad enough.
Overt Indicators of Islamic Extremism in Nigeria - Muslim Tradition, Possible Safe Haven for Terrorism, al-Qaeda Forces and Relationships, Dawa, Jihad, Madrassas, Sharia Law, Sunni and Salafi
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the possible role of Islamic extremism in Nigeria. This thesis examines characteristics of Islamic extremism in Nigeria. Specifically, the thesis examines the strategic indicators for an Islamic extremist safe haven and the presence of those indicators in Nigeria.