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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.
Tinker's Sea
Series: Tinker books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,140. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Brain Lag. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Novo Gaia's tinkers take to the open waters of the Great Lakes in Tinker's Sea! When an aquatic tinker rescues a boy from a sinking ship, Novo Gaia might finally have the information it needs to end the threat of a pirate marauding the lakes in a nuclear-powered submarine. But with backing from a political rival, Packer won't go down easily.
Paradise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: American English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
400 years ago a group of English colonists went to America and settled in a place called Paradise Valley. Overnight the settlement vanished. Why? One of their descendants finds an old journal back in England and sets out to solve the mystery of their disappearance. She teams up with a geologist and together they find the answer.....
The Future of U.S. Nuclear Deterrence and the Impact of the Global Zero Movement - Nuclear Weapons Elimination Goal, BMD Deployment, Arsenal Size Considerations, NPT Treaty, ICBMs, Bombers, Subs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Advocates have recently proffered the Global Zero Commission (GZC) proposal as an alternative US nuclear strategy. The potential impact of the GZC proposal warrants a thorough examination of its background, theoretical roots, assumptions and impacts to include a comparison to US strategy.
Towards a Fail-Safe Air Force Culture: Creating a Resilient Future While Avoiding Past Mistakes - Rewards and Punishment, Zero-Defects Culture, Preventing Incidents, Tragedies, and Failures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The inadvertent transportation of nuclear cruise missile warheads on a B-52 from Minot AFB and the shipping of non-nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile components to Taiwan are contemporary incidents that reveal shortcomings.
An American Vital Interest: Preserving the Nuclear Enterprise Supplier Base - From the Manhattan Project to the Cold War and Today's Arsenal, Facilities, Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Pantex
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current flexible U.S. nuclear arsenal supporting the national security strategy and defense posture requires the maintenance of a capable nuclear enterprise. However, the nuclear enterprise's supplier base has eroded over time creating a sense of urgency to determine how to sustain a capable nuclear enterprise.
Tacit Knowledge (TK) Involvement in the Production of Nuclear Weapons: A Critical Component of a Credible U.S. Nuclear Deterrent in the 21st Century - Preserving the Knowledge to Build and Test Nukes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The relationship between tacit knowledge and credible nuclear deterrence has yet to be examined. US weapons designed to last 10 years are now over 20 years old and projected to be maintained for several more decades while the last of the scientific community having actual experience designing and testing nuclear weapons are preparing for retirement.
Radiological Dispersal Device Primer: From a Terrorist's Perspective - Dirty Bomb, Nuclear Radioactive Material Sources and Security, Biological and Psychological Impact, Target Selection
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Radiological weapons are a growing threat within the United States. Radiological Dispersal Devices (RDDs), or more commonly referred to as "dirty bombs", offer terrorists a potential means to inflict major damage to the American economy and psyche.
Federal Response to a Domestic Nuclear Attack - Mitigation, Nuclear Bomb Effect, Hypothetical Cases, Shelter Decision, Message, Transportation Dilemma, Martial Law, Posse Comitatus, Stafford Act
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,290. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States government needs to plan for and prepare against terrorist attacks. Terrorism when combined with weapons of mass destruction increases the planning complexity. In the event of a nuclear terrorist attack, the government will need to conduct consequence management in the affected areas, govern the non-affected areas, and prevent future attacks.
Considerations for U.S. Nuclear Force Structure Below a 1,000 Warhead Limit - Significance of Tactical Nuclear Warheads, Impact on United States and Air Force, Delivery Systems, Multiple Warheads
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
A world free of nuclear weapons is a noble goal and a commitment we have as a nation in accordance with Article VI of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) as ratified by the United States in March 1970.