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Fire in the City: Airpower in Urban, Smaller-Scale Contingencies (USSC) - Case Studies of Hue 1968, Siege of Beirut 1982, Operation Just Cause 1989, UNOSOM Somalia, Uphold Democracy 1994
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the roles and missions of airpower in urban operations in smaller-scale contingencies. Urban operations, often referred to as military operations on urbanized terrain (MOUT), are some of the most complex and difficult missions currently facing the US military.
In His Own Image
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
American security officer Nicholas Haden is facing the most important assignment of his career. He must protect his boss Renée Thomas on a journey from Nairobi, Kenya into the heart of Al-Shabaab territory in Somalia in order to open a controversial youth center designed to de-radicalize former Islamic militants. A center, he does not believe in. But the success or failure of this model rehabilita
Quagmire: The Pentagon's Word for Nation Building - History, Military Capabilities, Panama, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Doctrine, Training, Force Structure, Why Soldiers Do Nation Building, Terrorism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,550. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book attempts to describe the military's performance in nation building, evaluating it in the context of strategic realities.
Leaders' Guide for Contingency Operations: The Human Dimension - Thirteen Recurring Issues Impacting Soldier Attitudes About Deployment Experiences, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Recommendations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this guide represents a synthesis of research findings from a number of contingency operations.
Counterinsurgency in Somalia: Lessons Learned from the African Union Mission in Somalia, 2007-2013 - Insurgents, Harakat al-Shabaab, Somali Piracy, Evolution of AMISOM, U.S. Role, Lessons Learned
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,730. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this monograph provides a detailed case study of how the African Union's (AU) largest ever peace support operation—the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)—sought to achieve its objectives.
Ethiopian Vignettes: Seeing is Believing
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Life, travel, and work in Ethiopia for 6 months in 2005 and again in 2008 for a month. From the magical mystery that is Lalibela to the heartbreak that exists in refugee camps to the long-distance runners of Ethiopia, this a glimpse into the homeland of the diverse peoples that I grew to greatly respect and admire. 50% of all profits from this book's sales go to Project Gaia's refugee program.
Somalia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Somali Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Mogadishu, Berbera, Merca, The Guban, Karkaar Mountains, Evil Eye, Khat, Piracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,620. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Somalia.
Not A Real War
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book describes the experiences of the author whilst serving with the Australian Defence Force with the United Nations Mission to Somalia in 1993.
Somalia Operations: Lessons Learned - Mandates and Missions, Rules of Engagement (ROE), Multinational Contingents, Execution, Logistics, Civil-Military, Relief Organizations, Mogadishu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
After initial success in the summer of 1992 in restoring order and saving thousands of lives, American soldiers clashed with Somali forces and were withdrawn in the spring of 1994. In the months that followed, we have studied what the Somalia experience can teach us about peace missions and learned how we might improve our capabilities across the spectrum of joint operations.
Still Life in a Red Dress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by MartinBrownPublishers. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Two men, their friendship forged during the American involvement in the Nicaraguan Civil War of the 1970's, struggle to come to terms with the aftermath of that war and their memory of a woman one loved and the other murdered,