Books tagged: gulf war

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Mad River Madman
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Alternative history
Bill, a Gulf War veteran who is living in a camper in Arcata (CA, USA), gets some bad news on a winter morning in 2014. With no savings, he starts selling. Stress builds. Old demons re-emerge. Eventually, he is living somewhere not intended for human occupation. At an across-the-street watering hole, he meets an attractive lady, Charlene, who has seen better days, too. They reach a lodging deal.
Understanding and Accounting for National Will in Strategies that Use Military Force – Case Studies of Gulf War, Desert Storm, Operations in Somalia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, Operation Joint Endeavor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,270. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper argues that national will is crucial to the successful use of military force; and therefore military strategists and policy makers must understand and continuously account for the impact of national will throughout strategy development and implementation.
Joint Operations in the Gulf War: An Allison Analysis of Behavior - Rational, Organizational, Bureaucratic Process, Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Battlefield Preparation, Deep Strike Coordination
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
To what extent was the effectiveness of joint operations in the Gulf War influenced by individual service perspectives? This study uses Graham Allison's three models of bureaucratic behavior (Model I, Rational Actor; Model II, Organizational Process; and Model III, Bureaucratic Politics) to answer this question.
The Politics of Coercion: Toward a Theory of Coercive Airpower for Post-Cold War Conflict - Doctrine, Operation Desert Storm, Four Major Theories of Punishment, Risk, Decapitation, and Denial
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,120. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, confronts an issue of high interest to airmen and policy makers alike: What does coercion theory suggest about the use of airpower in the early twenty-first century?
Interagency Fratricide: Policy Failures in the Persian Gulf War and Bosnia Crisis - Rational Foreign Policy Decision Making Findings, National Security Council, Developing Endgame, Termination Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,990. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating work provides a comprehensive analysis of the factors that affected both interagency processes and policy outcomes during the Persian Gulf War (1990-91) and the early stages of the Bosnia crisis (1993-95).
The Airpower Tenet of Centralized Control from Organizational and Battle Management Perspectives - World War II, Korean, Vietnam War, Goldwater-Nichols Act and the JFACC, Persian Gulf War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the airpower tenet of centralized control, which US Air Force doctrine has traditionally upheld as the foundation for organizing, planning, and executing joint air operations.
Leadership and Parochialism - An Enduring Reality? Defense Reorganization, Bias in Praxis, Just Cause and Persian Gulf War, Colin Powell, Schwarzkopf, Jointness Attitudes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This article examines the organizational impediments to optimal military responses in a crisis. . A military culture influenced by rigid planning and structured regulation dictates a rational approach to crisis response. But organizational influences can enter the decisionmaking process.
Airpower and the Battle of Khafji: Setting the Record Straight - Desert Storm Persian Gulf War Three Day Battle, Did Airpower Halt Iraqi Attack into Saudi Arabia, ISR, Air-Ground Cooperation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Gulf War analysts have increased their focus on Khafji, arguing that this relatively minor engagement had significant strategic implications for the Gulf War as well as future conflicts. In particular, airpower advocates increasingly refer to Khafji as the example of airpower's emerging role in halting armored offenses, a traditional Army mission.
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.
After Desert Storm: The U.S. Army and the Reconstruction of Kuwait - Persian Gulf War Humanitarian Relief, Post-Hostilities, CENTCOM Civil-Military Operations, Task Force Freedom, Fighting Oil Fires
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book tells the compelling story of how the Army helped to bring a proud but battered country back to life - Kuwait after it was liberated during Operation Desert Storm.