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21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Democratic Governance and The Rule of Law: Lessons From Colombia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Colombia has experienced conflict for decades. In the 1990s it was a paradigm of the failing state, beset with all manner of troubles: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, drug trafficking, corruption, an economic downturn of major scope, general lawlessness, and brain drain.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Security Sector Reform: A Case Study Approach to Transition and Capacity Building - Kosovo, Haiti, Liberia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Security sector reform (SSR)-defined here as activities undertaken by a nation and its partners to improve the way it provides safety, security, and justice to its citizens — has emerged since the end of the Cold War as an important tool for stabilizing and reconstructing post-conflict countries.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The State-Owned Enterprise as a Vehicle for Stability - Liberia, Kosovo, Iraq, Mozambique, Afghanistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report has made a case that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) affect stability in conflict-prone environments, and decisive control of them creates positive or negative conditions. It describes the importance of SOEs and their treatment in five post-conflict environments.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - U.S. Military Forces and Police Assistance in Stability Operations: The Least-Worst Option to Fill the U.S. Capacity Gap
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The author rightly observes that establishing an effective local police force is critical to successful stability operations. An effective police force is a key component to security sector reform, justice sector reform, and the successful transition to the host nation's security force.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Harnessing Post-Conflict Transitions: A Conceptual Primer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Today's security environment undoubtedly tests the boundaries of conventional international and military responses to persistent interstate conflict. New challenges are continuously emerging that pose vexing dilemmas and question the assumptions of actors engaged in post-conflict stability operations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Lessons Learned from U.S. Government Law Enforcement in International Operations - Panama, Colombia, Kosovo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The role of law enforcement is becoming increasingly prominent in the conduct of international operations involving the U.S. Government (USG), including counterinsurgency, peace operations, and reconstruction and stabilization.
Fire On The Suns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
It starts with an attack on an alien world nearly thirty parsecs from Earth, but before it is over war will wage across a front more than three times that. Weeks out of contact with Earth, the admirals and personnel of the thinly-stretched fleets of Earth find themselves forced to fight against friend and foe alike in a battle for the survival of the human species.
To Rescue General Gordon (a steampunk short story)
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Henry Emerson didn't plan on disobeying orders, stealing an airship, and facing down a savage army of religious fanatics led by a man who believes he's the Prophet reborn. But he's about to. The famous General Gordon is trapped in a city under siege by the Prophet's soldiers. Henry and James, officers in the Royal Air Navy, and their Sikh friend, Raheem, must rescue him before the city falls.
Clearwater Romance Volume One
Series: Clearwater, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
A raging snowstorm brings two lonely souls together in Winterbloom. Can Chloe help Jordan discover a path through the pain and anger to find love? In Unexpected Forever, Tessa’s life shatters in an instant when she realizes she’s pregnant. Can two people overcome their past when they’re given the chance of a lifetime?
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Continuation of Politics by Other Means: The "Politics" of a Peacekeeping Mission in Cambodia (1992-93)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the establishment of the United Nations (UN) in 1945, 63 peacekeeping missions have been authorized by UN mandate. Some fell directly under the UN, and others were conducted under UN authorization by lead nations.