Books tagged: unconventional warfare

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Not Can I, But Should I: Analyzing the Pre-Existing Conditions Surrounding Successful Third-Party Intervention into Intrastate Conflicts - Analysis of U.S. Interventions in Iran, Libya, and Syria
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to identify conditions that support successful third-party intervention into foreign intrastate conflicts on behalf of resistance movements—specifically, movements aiming at revolution or regime change. While the U.S. successfully intervened into and even generated resistance movements during the Cold War, most failed to achieve strategic objectives.
Azimuth Check: Envisioning U.S. Army Special Forces in the Next Peer War - Results of 2035 Wargame Table Top Exercise (TTX), Synthesis of National Future Studies 2030 - 2050, Exposing Capability Gaps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Army Special Forces are adept at accomplishing their core tasks, often within the cooperation and competition realms of the conflict continuum, and against less-than-peer adversaries. Their methods, skills, and capabilities may be insufficient to complete the same tasks against a peer competitor during armed conflict.
Looking Up: Conditions for Insurgent Airpower in Unconventional Warfare - Case Studies of Hmong Pilots in Laos During the Vietnam War, and Tamil Air Tigers in Sri Lanka, Imperatives Governing Usage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using military doctrine and other relevant literature to merge principles of UW, insurgencies, and air operations, the study forms theorized conditions and employment imperatives for insurgent air. It then tests these theorized conditions and imperatives against two historic case studies, Hmong pilots in Laos and the Tamil Air Tigers in Sri Lanka.
Insurgent Uprising: An Unconventional Warfare Wargame - Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Practical Exercise to Reinforce UW Training, Special Forces COIN Against Guerrillas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
United States Army Special Operation Command (USASOC) can expect an increased demand for unconventional warfare (UW) in the coming years and is refocusing its priorities accordingly. As United States Special Operation Command (USSOCOM) trains, equips, and restructures to meet future UW requirements, a practical exercise educational tool may prove critical to reinforcing UW readiness.
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.
Russian Political Warfare: Origin, Evolution, and Application - Comprehensive Study of Putin's Hybrid Warfare Campaigns Against United States and the West, Crimean Annexation, Ukraine, Gerasimov Model
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Russia's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in 2014 and subsequent activities in Eastern Ukraine are not isolated incidents, but rather a new form of hybrid war, or asymmetric warfare. They are part of a decades-long and continent-spanning Russian political warfare (PW) campaign.
Technology Strategy in Irregular Warfare: High-Tech Versus Right-Tech - Unconventional Warfare, Special Operations, Afghanistan and the Soviet Union, Britain, and America, Aircraft, Artillery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
When faced with any type of irregular warfare, technology integration has proved to be problematic for developed countries with technologically advanced militaries. Developed countries train and equip their militaries and develop military doctrines that tend to focus on protection from other developed countries.
Improving the Sustainment of SOF Distributed Operations in Access-Denied Environments - Unconventional Warfare Campaigns, Delivering Supplies, Personnel to Special Ops Forces, Logistics Technology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,460. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, Robert Haddick examines a variety of emerging technologies and techniques that could improve the sustainment and effectiveness of distributed SOF operations, especially in access-denied environments.
Sustaining Unconventional Warfare - Conventional Support for Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Forces, Case Studies of Historical Operations in France and Greece, Brigade Combat Teams (BCT)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has publicly acknowledged that special operations forces (SOF) require conventional force support. Sustainment is a major component of that required conventional support.
Lost Unconventional Warfare Lessons from the Yugoslav Front - World War II, Cetniks, Guerrilla Warfare, German Anti-Guerrilla Tactics and Doctrine, OSS Involvement, Plans for Demobilization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the early years of the Cold War, the United States Army developed the new doctrine of Unconventional Warfare. This doctrine focused on U.S. soldiers working through and with indigenous guerrilla units to achieve tactical successes in support of the larger theater campaign.
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