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Taming the Wild West: United States Nuclear Policy (1945-1961) - Development of Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP) by Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy Administrations, Effect of Berlin Airlift
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
While the United States adopted several national policies regulating nuclear weapons during the late 1940s and 1950s, it would take until 1961 for the United States to have a cohesive operational plan for the employment of nuclear weapons. This was known as the Single Integrated Operational Plan (SIOP).
North Korea 2025: Alternate Futures and Policy Challenges - Crucial Role of China in Controlling Expanded DPRK Nuclear Weapons Capabilities, Potential of Korean Unification, Stability of the Regime
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
North Korea has become skilled at playing external powers against each other and at using provocations to exploit this risk-aversion. China's role is critical: it has the ability to topple the DPRK by cutting off economic assistance, but no interest in doing so since regime collapse would remove a buffer.
International Atomic Energy Agency's Decision to Find Iran in Non-Compliance, 2002-2006 (IAEA) - Nuclear Bargaining Leads to Referral to the UN Security Council after New Bomb Suspicions Emerge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
On August 14, 2002, at a press conference in Washington, DC, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), an exiled Iranian opposition group, drew worldwide attention when it publicly accused Iran of clandestinely developing nuclear weapons. Alireza Jafarzadeh, then-U.S. media spokesperson for the NCRI, described two "top secret" nuclear facilities being constructed in Iran.
Lost History
Series: Explorations in Nuclear Research. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,580. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Written for scientists and science historians, this book explores the forgotten chemical transmutation research that took place between 1912 and 1927, a precursor to modern low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR) research. Relying heavily on published papers, the book reveals research that has been absent from the scientific dialogue for a century.
A Thing of State
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A classic political thriller by Pulitzer Prize-winning master Allen Drury. The U.S. President engages in a clash of wills with Sidi bin Sidi bin Sidi, leader of a tiny Middle Eastern country. Sidi has recently acquired several nuclear weapons and threatens to deploy them against his even tinier neighbor, and the President is determined to take him down.
The Baku: Tales of the Nuclear Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,870. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Nightmares and ghosts haunt a former bomber pilot and head of a power company.
Strengthen What Remains Stories
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
America is under siege! This set includes two stories from the bestselling Strengthen What Remains series. In Nightmare in Slow Motion, Peter helps with the evacuation of Seattle when terrorists explode a nuclear bomb. In The Long Way Home, five cities have been decimated by nuclear bombs when Trevor Westmore sets out to bring Sue, his pregnant daughter-in-law, to the safety of the family farm.
The American Government, Inc., A Work of Fiction and Political Satire
Price: Free! Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
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This is a political satire about what happens when America elects a President with little knowledge of foreign affairs but is a very successful businessman who constructs infrastructure and has made billions over his career. He runs on a whim, and upsets the front runner in the election. Now he has to be the President, and deals with the economy, Congress, foreigners, and nukes.
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
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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.