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Strategic Genius: What Traits Make a Great Military Leader? Gerhard Scharnhorst and William Slim as Examples, Elements of Courageous and Compelling Leaders, Ecology of Ideas for Cooperative Leadership
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Rather than searching for how to attain or how to practice strategic genius, this monograph simply asks what is strategic genius? To this end, instead of describing the development of strategic genius, this monograph attempts to describe its characteristics.
The Center of Gravity (COG) Systemically Understood - Clausewitz and Systems Thinking, Napoleon, Battles of Granicus, Issus, and Gaugamela, Jena-Auerstadt 1806, Vietnam War (Cambodia), Desert Storm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
How does the U.S. military understand and apply the center of gravity concept in the contexts of theory, doctrine, and planning for the conduct of operations? In particular, does the center of gravity serve as an effective tool when applied in accordance with current military doctrine and other non-doctrinal methodologies, and how does its use help reveal causal relationships?
A War Like No Other: Al Qaeda and the U.S. Strategy for Combating Terrorism - Counter-insurgency Operations, Counter Terrorism, Bin Laden and 9/11, Clausewitz, Analysis and Recommendations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
September 11th was a watershed event and catapulted the United States into a war unique in our history. Al Qaeda and Associated Networks (AQAN) have proven to be imaginative and ruthless foes with a long term asymmetric erosion strategy targeted at the will of the American people. The intent of this strategy is to affect the withdrawal of U.S. influence from the Middle East.
Clausewitzian Friction and Future War - Desert Storm, Air-to-Air Combat, Intractability of Strategic Surprise, Nonlinearity, Modern Taxonomy, Dispersed Information, Clarity about War as It Actually Is
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,790. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Friction is an inevitable impediment to effective action and was a significant factor in war long before Clausewitz popularized the term.
Blending Science and Art: Cold War Lessons for Strategy Development in Postmodern War - Chaoplexic Warfare, Paradigms, Perceptions and Interpretation of Information (PPI), Rational Actor Model (RAM)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,020. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study explores new horizons in the theory of strategy. In studying existing theory, it doesn't take long to discover the fact that few theories offer any universal prescriptive utility, and the few that do are at best only slightly useful.
The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis: A Soldier's Guide To Rhetorical Theory - Panopticon, Discourse Hierarchy, Clausewitz, Foucault, Discontinuity Fever, Process
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis is to share Major Mills' rhetorical understanding with young officers attending initial intelligence training. Throughout he infuses key elements from the rhetorical discourse community into the discourse community that deals with training in military intelligence.
Operational Culture for the Warfighter: Principles and Applications - Physical Environment, Economy, Social Structure, Political Structure, Iraq, Islam, Clausewitz, Wargaming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This textbook is designed to help Marines link concepts of culture to the realities of planning and executing military operations around the world.
Preparing for an Era of Persistent Conflict - Low Intensity Conflict, Piracy, Somalia, Terrorism, Case Study of U.S. Iraq Invasion Decision, Clausewitz's Trinity, Unified Command Plan History
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume of papers begins with one of the central strategic issues facing the country—the lack of operational, deployable civilians. Many studies on ideal solutions to grow civilian capacity gather dust on credenzas.
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools - Wargaming, Clausewitz, Iraq, Petraeus, Afghanistan, Tommy Franks, Dr. Strange, War Against Terrorism, Hurricane Katrina, Post 9/11
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Planning for Action: Campaign Concepts and Tools is designed to be used as a handbook for developing campaign plans at the US Army Command and General Staff College.
Advancing Strategic Thought Series: Defense Planning For National Security: Navigation Aids for the Mystery Tour, Black Swan Events, Clausewitz, Futurology, Strategic History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph finds that, although the past does not repeat itself in detail, there are profound persisting reasons why it is repeated approximately in the challenges and dangers that security communities must face.