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A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
Government Men
Price: Free! Words: 215,070. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.In this epic length whimsical sequel to Secrets of Goth Mountain, an inept DOD scientist leads efforts to save Earth from an impending apocalypse set in motion by man-eating space aliens. The slightly askew Earthly setting includes mythical, supernatural, and alien players, as well as an unlikely reincarnation of the author and the book Government Men itself. Edited March 2015 re-release.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity: Prevention and Response - A Mass Atrocity Response Operations (MARO) Workshop Report
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,320. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three major themes emerged from the workshop; these included the "Inchoate Middle Ground" between mass atrocity prevention (primarily a diplomatic endeavor) and response (primarily military).
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Protection of Civilians - Military Reference Guide - PoC Dynamics, Intelligence, Rule of Law, Patrols, Unrest
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Civilians are protected persons under international law, and parties to a conflict have a legal obligation to protect civilians from the conflict's effects. Additionally, PoC is a major objective of many military operations and is frequently included in peace support mandates.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The American Military Advisor: Dealing With Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The American Military Advisor: Dealing with Senior Foreign Officials in the Islamic World is a comprehensive guide for American military officers assigned as advisors to regional officials in places very different from the United States.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Known Unknowns: Unconventional "Strategic Shocks" in Defense Strategy Development
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This timely PKSOI Paper on unconventional strategic shock provides the defense policy team a clear warning against excessive adherence to past defense and national security convention.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The New Balance: Limited Armed Stabilization and the Future of U.S. Landpower, Land Force Optimization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute and the Strategic Studies Institute are pleased to offer this groundbreaking monograph on the future of U.S. landpower.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Toward a Risk Management Defense Strategy, DoD Reviews
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army War College's Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute and Strategic Studies Institute are pleased to offer this important study on key considerations for DoD as it works through the on-going defense review.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Finding the Balance: U.S. Military and Future Operations, Quadrennial Review, Petraeus, Dempsey, Mattis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the U.S. Military's struggle to find the correct balance between conventional and counterinsurgency/stability approaches. The author uses history to remind us that at the end of wars, Armies often "throw the baby out with the bathwater" and revert to a default position for organization and doctrine instead of inculcating those lessons learned in the recent wars.