Books tagged: special ops

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Unconventional Restraint: Obstacles to Army Special Operations Forces' Employment in Support to Resistance Operations - ARSOF STR Irregular Warfare and Case Study of Syria, Assad and ISIS
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Recent history provides several examples of presidential decisions to leverage U.S. military support to resistance movements (STR) to, as outlined in Joint Publication 3-05, Special Operations (2014), "coerce, disrupt or overthrow a government or occupying power" in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, and most recently, Syria.
Creating Paths of Change: Under What Conditions Can Special Operations be the Supported Command? Irregular and Unconventional Warfare Command and Control Involving SOF Special Forces
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study focuses on command and control for irregular warfare operations and the organizational design elements that determine when special operations forces (SOF) can be a supported command. The complexities, uncertainty, speed, and need for interoperability in the 21st-century operational environment require flexible organizations capable of integrating across U.S. governmental agencies.
Gender Integration of Women into U.S. Army Special Forces Operational Detachments Alpha (As 18-Series Military Occupational Specialty) - Results of Research Surveys and Historical Account Analysis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This research explores implications to operational readiness, combat effectiveness and group cohesion gender integration may pose to Army SF ODAs. Historical accounts of women in the Office of Strategic Services are considered, and gender integration of combat jobs and special operations forces of foreign militaries are discussed.
The Necessity for the Military Assistance Command - Vietnam Studies and Observations Group - MACVSOG Psychological Warfare, Maritime Interdiction, Recon Patrols, and Personnel Recovery Missions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,300. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam-Studies and Observations Group was created in 1963 as the result of President John F. Kennedy's strong desire to conduct an unconventional war against the communist regime in North Vietnam. First tasked to the Central Intelligence Agency, the mission was assigned to the Department of Defense in 1962.
Civil Military Engagements Program: A Special Operations Solution to Threats Derived from Undergoverned Areas - SOF and Civil Affairs in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Horn of Africa, and Battle Against ISIS
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using three regionally diverse examples, this study proposes that the Civil Military Engagements (CME) program, within the Civil Affairs (CA) Regiment, provides SOF an optimal solution to achieve its long-term objectives in undergoverned areas.
The Corrector: A Javin Pierce Spy Thriller #1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,510. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When covert operations go wrong, the CIS sends in . . . The Corrector. Javin Pierce comes in when no one else can, to cut through complicated webs of deception and clean up the disastrous attempts left by others all without trying to leave a trace… A stay-up-all-night brand-new spy thriller with twists and turns, military black ops, and terrorist subterfuge, all wrapped up and ready to explode.
Abducted:Reconnaissance Team (Texas Rangers: Special Ops)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,640. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
He's too hot, too smart, and too young… and too damn hard to resist. Ranger Ben Hunter discovers Liz Monahan is held captive in Mexico. To save her, Ben must commit murder. Hers.
One Day in Lebanon - A Hostage Rescue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Two American diplomats are kidnapped after a secret meeting in Damascus with Syrian President Assad. The Americans turn to Laura Messier, a former CIA agent with contacts in the region. Messier and her team find a probable hostage location. The White House issues a Presidential Finding to engage in covert military action. Messier's 8 person team fights over 150 militia to rescue the hostages.
Beachcomber Investigations: 4 Book Set
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 182,800. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
From USA Today Bestselling Author Stephanie Queen, this is the first four books in the series featuring ex-special ops legend Dane Blaise and ex-Scotland Yard detective gorgeous Shana George. Dane never wanted a partner, especially not one like Shana George. She was trouble in a killer body with a killer attitude. If you love intense action and sizzling sensual tension, this series is for you.
Countering Transnational Organized Crime: How Special Operations Forces Build National Police Capacity in Latin America - TCOs in Bolivia, Colombia, Junglas, Honduras, Narcotics and Drug Trafficking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
Transnational organized crime is the principal security threat in Latin America. Beginning in the 1980s, US Special Forces partnered with national police units in Latin America. Initial efforts focused on countering drug trafficking.