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Coercive Nuclear Campaigns in the 21st Century: Understanding Adversary Incentives and Options for Nuclear Escalation - Posing Four Grim Options, Plausibility of Conquest, U.S. Nuclear Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report examines why and how regional powers armed with nuclear weapons may employ those weapons coercively against the United States or U.S. allies during a conventional war. We argue that the problem of intra-war deterrence - preventing nuclear-armed adversaries from escalating during a conventional conflict - is arguably the most important deterrence challenge.
Clay Soldiers: One Marine's Story of War, Art, & Atomic Energy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chuck Caldwell is a WWII vet and Purple Heart winner who has met Civil War soldiers, fought at Guadalcanal and Tarawa, and studied atomic bomb explosions in Nevada. Through it all, he painted and sculpted miniature figures that have become sought after by collectors around the country. Clay Soldiers is the story of a man who became part of the history of America and chronicled it through his art.
Pre-Emption and Precedent: The Significance of Iraq (1981) and Syria (2007) for an Israeli Response to an Iranian Nuclear Threat - Osirak Reactor, Covert Actions, Air Strike, IAEA, U.S. Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today, Israel is facing a new challenge as it considers Iran's nuclear program. This thesis is a comparative case study analyzing how Israel utilized its instruments of national power to deal with the threats in Iraq and Syria and how the international community responded after Israel destroyed their nuclear reactors.
2016 President Barack Obama's Speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan About the World War II Atomic Bombing of August 1945 - Honoring the Victims of the First Nuclear Weapon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On May 27, 2016, American President Barack Obama visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Hiroshima, Japan. He made a historic speech discussing the bombing of Hiroshima in World War II.
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.
Chain Reaction: Avoiding a Nuclear Arms Race in the Middle East - Historical Lessons on Nuclear Roll Forward and Rollback, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, NATO, Relevant Nuclear Agreements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,220. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique staff report for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee examines the factors that could motivate states of the Middle East to acquire nuclear weapons.
Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Compendium: Definition, Countering, International Partnerships, al-Qaeda and Nuclear Weapons, Iraq and After, Future Nuclear Landscape, Future of WMD in 2030
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 233,980. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book is a compendium of eight outstanding reports from the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD Center).
Presidential Nuclear Initiatives of 1991-1992 - Cold War Termination of Strategic Bomber Alerts, Reductions in Nuclear Weapons, Soviets, Berlin Wall, Bush, Cheney, Scowcroft, Gorbachev, Yeltsin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,610. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a case study of the Presidential Nuclear Initiatives (PNIs) instituted by President George H. W. Bush in 1991 and 1992 which ended many Cold War nuclear practices.
Shortfall to Equilibrium
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,770. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
British secret agent Steve Steele has to retrieve a lost atom bomb, only to find a bigger plot to blow up New York.
Four Minute Warning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Alternative history
Caught in a supermarket, when the nuke alarm goes off, Luke and David admit some unspoken truths to each other before the bombs fall. Tracy and Jimmy know you can't survive a nuclear war, even if civil defence leaflets and radio broadcasts claim otherwise. Two tales of love and loss and nuclear war of 5700 words or approximately 20 print pages altogether. Warning: Dark content, swearing.