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Complete Guide to Operation Anaconda in the Afghanistan War: Air Power Close Air Support Case Study, Air and Ground Doctrine Lessons, Long-Distance Leadership Criticisms, Lessons for Joint Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,390. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four important reports about Operation Anaconda during the Afghanistan War are reproduced: Criticisms Associated With Operation Anaconda - Can Long Distance Leadership Be Effective? * Operation Anaconda: Lessons for Joint Operations * Operation Anaconda: Lessons Learned, or Lessons Observed? * An Air Power Perspective
Operation Anaconda: An Air Power Perspective - Unique Case Study in Application of Force, Lessons on Joint Warfare in Afghanistan, Planning for Operations, Persistent Close Air Support (CAS)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One of the most crucial joint combat operations in Afghanistan was Operation ANACONDA, designed and executed to remove the last remaining organized Taliban resistance. Operation ANACONDA generated lessons involving many aspects of the art of joint warfare.
Operation Anaconda: Lessons Learned, or Lessons Observed? Looking at Inconsistencies and Omission in Joint and Service Doctrine, Suggested Modifications to Air and Ground Component Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Anaconda, a subordinate operation to Operation Enduring Freedom in 2002, was notable for difficulties in integrating US air and ground forces in order to bring combat power to bear on a stronger than originally anticipated foe.
Operation Anaconda: Lessons for Joint Operations - Analysis of Complex Afghanistan War Battle, Problems in First Days, Intelligence Estimates, Integrating Air-Ground Operations, Rules of Engagement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Anaconda, conducted in the Shahikot Valley of Afghanistan during early March 2002, was a complex battle fought in rugged mountainous terrain under difficult conditions. The battle ended as an American victory at the cost of eight U.S. military personnel killed and more than 50 wounded.
Criticisms Associated With Operation Anaconda - Can Long Distance Leadership Be Effective? Planning and Execution Errors, CENTCOM Long-Distance Command and Control Structure Shortfalls and Benefits
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although Anaconda was successful in achieving its objective of clearing al Qaeda fighters out of the Shah-i-Kot Valley, the planning and execution errors associated with this operation have provided a wealth of valuable lessons for the United States military. This paper reviews the events of Anaconda and through a detailed analysis, examines the various criticisms it received.
Army Fixed-Wing Ground Attack Aircraft: A Historical Precedent and Contemporary Rationale - Review of Army and Air Force Close Air Support (CAS) Issues Since World War II, Options for Army Aviation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,190. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Close Air Support (CAS) depends on close cooperation between ground and air units, predicated on mutual understanding and close proximity. CAS also depends on aviator training and aircraft characteristics. Despite predictions of air power's dominance, air-ground teams are the most effective employment of military power.
Anything But: Joint Air-Ground Training at the U.S. Army Ground Combat Training Centers - Thorough History of Close Air Support (CAS), Army and Air Force Cultures, Preventing Fratricide Events
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the United States Army acquired its first Wright flyer and integrated the airplane into battle, the role of airpower has been a constant source of friction between ground and air forces. Army and Air Force cultures, doctrines, shared experiences, and fratricide involving close air support (CAS) have all helped shape the tenuous relationship between the two Services.
From Winning to Losing: ISIS's Behavioral Consistency and Inconsistency Since Zarqawi - Evolution of Islamic State Terrorist Organization Behavior and Doctrine, Violence and Islamist Apocalypticism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Terrorist groups in the Middle East continue to pose a challenge to U.S. interests and a threat to the security of the United States and its allies. It is important to understand what factors drive the behavior of these groups and how they adapt to certain challenges.
Ending the Cycle: A History of Rohingya Persecution, Analysis of Potential for Radicalization, and a Method for Attaining a Peaceful Resolution - Myanmar Muslim Minority Group Driven to Bangladesh
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
In August 2017, the forced mass migration of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority group in Myanmar, became world news after the country's military began to drive thousands from their homes. Within months, an estimated 671,000 Rohingya had left the country.
Why Rebels Govern: Explaining Islamist Militant Governance and Public Goods Provision - Studies of Hezbollah, Hamas, and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Legitimacy and Territorial Control
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,140. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Rebel groups and insurgencies have been an important topic of study for several decades, particularly with the rise and success of groups like Hezbollah, al-Qaeda, Hamas, and the Islamic State. When rebel groups are discussed in the media and in popular culture, they are generally portrayed purely as violent organizations bent on imposing strict religious doctrines on an unwilling population.
Lessons in Ideology: A Study of the Relationship Between Formal Education, Socialization, and Violent Extremism - Islamic Salafi Schools in Indonesia, Muhammadiyah Schools, Beyond Bali Education
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,340. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Western governments have invested considerable resources in counter-violent extremism (CVE) programs in an effort to reduce the spread of terrorism both domestically and internationally. One approach, formal education, holds potential as a long-term strategy for preventing violent extremist ideologies from taking hold in a community.
Douglas MacArthur: Strategic Influences and Military Theories - Exploration of Life and Military Career, Roles as West Point Superintendent and Army Chief of Staff, Three Levels of Warfare Theory
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
How did Douglas MacArthur's experiences throughout his career influence his strategic methodology and shape his potential theories on the conduct of war? This thesis explores MacArthur's life and military career to determine the foundation behind the man and identify critical areas.
Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami - 3.11 and Public Opinion of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces (SDF): Trending Toward Normalization? Disaster Leading to Improvement in Civil-Military Relations in Japan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When the largest earthquake ever recorded in Japan's modern history struck on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 (3.11), the resulting tsunami and nuclear disaster contributed to the crisis quickly spinning out of control.
Cyber Security for Critical Energy Infrastructure - Enhancing Electrical Grid Security, Attacks on Ukrainian and Western Energy Sectors, Critical Infrastructure Management, Safeguards, Mitigation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Electrical
The United States power grid is a logical target for a major cyber attack because it connects all of the nation's critical infrastructures with electricity. Attackers consistently exploit vulnerabilities of the bulk power system and are close to being able to disrupt electrical distribution.
No Country an Island: Iceland's Contributions to NATO Since 1949 - Alliance Pivot Back to the North Atlantic to Counter Russia and Putin, Big Power of Small States, Alarm at Aggressive Kremlin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
The United States and its Allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) shifted their collective focus away from the North Atlantic in the early 1990s because Russia was no longer a dominant threat to Western security as it had been during the Cold War.
AFD'S Rise: The Historical Significance and Impact on German Politics - Alternative fur Deutschland Right-Wing Party, Legacy of National Socialism, History of Federal German Government and Politics
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Germany's newest right-wing party, Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD), burst on to Germany's political stage in 2013 and has achieved more success than any German right-wing party since 1949. The resurgence of the German right wing has caused concern for many who still remember the legacy of National Socialism, and the wave of right-wing populism that has swept Europe has exacerbated those fears.
A Nation Offside: An Analysis of the Disparity Among East and West German Soccer Teams and Players Following Unification - Return of Identity Politics and Populist Nationalist Sentiments
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Support of a soccer club has become a cultural cornerstone for a significant portion of European society, yet a major portion of the German population has been denied this opportunity to root for a home team or even a local player. The cultural significance of soccer in the region may also have helped fuel societal divisions.
Call to Duty: Video Game Effects on the Military - Potential for Violent, Aggressive Behavior, Positive Effect on Cognitive Ability and Learning Environment, Good for Military Recruitment and Training
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » History » Military
Video games are a very popular form of media and entertainment—though not without controversy. This thesis seeks to understand the effects of video games on those who play them, because the U.S. Armed Forces have begun to adopt video games as training tools.
Demonstrations in America: An Assessment of the Factors Motivating Non-Violence at the Million Man March in 1995 and Violence at Unite the Right Rally 2017 in Charlottesville, Improper Police Response
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Demonstrations have brought awareness to issues of healthcare, civil rights, women's rights, and the environment. While most of these demonstrations have been peaceful, some have resulted in injury and death. This thesis attempts to develop an understanding of the factors motivating non-violence and violence at demonstrations by examining the 1995 Million March and the 2017 Unite the Right rally.
An Analysis of the Primary Driver for China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) - Security Versus Economics - Maritime Silk Road, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Infrastructure Network Project
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China portrays the Belt and Road Initiative - an interconnected network of rail lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, bridges, and port facilities designed to connect China with Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe - as an effort aimed at regional economic integration with win-win outcomes for every country involved.
The Homegrown Jihadi Terrorist: The Threat of ISIS-Inspired Radicalization in the United States - American Foreign Fighters for Violent Islamist Extremism, Minnesota Cluster and Game Theory Analysis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
As this study establishes, the influence of Islamist extremists has expanded into the United States. The terrorist organization known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has attracted many U.S. citizens to support its radical perspective of Islam.
Through the Seams of the Iron Curtain: Clandestine NGO Support to Christian Religious Minorities in Communist-Controlled Eastern and Central Europe, and Russia, 1960-1989, Bible Smuggling Operations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,550. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Evangelism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
In the same Cold War context in which the CIA's Book Program covertly sent Western literature behind the Iron Curtain into the Communist world, Christian missionaries also used covert (and some overt) methods to smuggle Bibles to the Underground Churches of the Eastern Bloc.
NASA's Management and Utilization of the International Space Station - 2018 Report Exposing Obstacles to Privatization of the ISS, Lack of Emergency Deorbiting Capabilities, and Health Research Goals
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Released in July 2018, this report by the NASA Office of Inspector General, Office of Audits, assessed NASA's progress in maximizing utilization of the ISS to accomplish its human exploration objectives and evaluated the options and challenges associated with a transition to commercial operation, potential extension, and the Station's eventual retirement.
Detecting Deception: A Bibliography of Counterdeception Across Time, Cultures, and Disciplines - Valuable Information for Intelligence Professionals to Reduce Vulnerability to Strategic Surprise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 233,140. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is an impressive and comprehensive bibliography by Dr. Barton Whaley on the theory and practice of "Counterdeception." Dr. Whaley has been an avid researcher and teacher of military-political deception studies and theories for nearly four decades.
2018 Complete Guide to Regulation of Cryptocurrency Around the World: Survey of 130 Countries and Organizations - Bitcoin, Virtual Currencies, Digital Money, Blockchain Technologies Laws and Policies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,250. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security / cryptography
This report surveys the legal and policy landscape surrounding cryptocurrencies around the world. While not dissimilar in form to the 2014 Law Library of Congress report on the same subject, which covered forty foreign jurisdictions and the European Union, this report is significantly more comprehensive, covering 130 countries as well as some regional organizations that have issued laws.
K-12 School Shooting Database: Research Methodology - Criteria Used in Creating a Centralized Compendium of School Shootings, Establishing Definitions for Comprehensive Review of Violence Issue
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment
The current landscape of publicly available information compiled on school shootings comes from a wealth of sources including, but not limited to, peer-reviewed studies, government reports, archived newspapers, mainstream media, non-profit enquiries, private websites, personal blogs, and crowd-sourced lists. Individually, however, these platforms fail to capture the magnitude of the problem.
Iranian Natural Gas: Opportunities and Risks - Exploration of U.S. Strategic Political Scenarios of Cooperation, Confrontation, and Hybrid Approach, Impact of JCPOA Withdrawal by Trump Administration
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This thesis investigates the Islamic Republic of Iran's current natural gas sector and explores the opportunities to monetize its proved natural gas reserves. According to BP statistics, Iran owns the world's second-largest proved natural gas reserves, totaling 33.2 trillion cubic meters, or 17.2% of the world's total proved reserves.
Security Cooperation Activities: Strengthening a Partner Military and its Governing Institutions - Case Studies of Vietnam and Mali, Effect of Targeted Civilian Aid on Government Threats from Military
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,990. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Determining the right mix of military to civilian aid to strengthen partner militaries and their governing institutions will challenge operational artists in the future. Military planners who broaden their fields of study to include a partner nation's military, government, and economic capabilities approach the problem with a holistic understanding.
Filipino Insurgencies (1899-1913): Failures to Incite Popular Support - Study of the Philippine-American War and Moro War, Roles of Insurrectos and Populace Against Invading American Military
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Philippine-American War and Moro War demonstrate the failure of an insurgency to achieve objectives if there is a lack of support from the populace. The American occupation of the Philippine islands in 1898 provoked sentiments of anti-imperialism among the populace.
The Opportunity Costs of Socialism: Trump White House Economic Advisers Report on History and Risks of Socialist Policies, Analysis of Senator Sanders Medicare for All (M4A) Healthcare Plan Proposal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,300. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Coincident with the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, socialism is making a comeback in American political discourse. Detailed policy proposals from self-declared socialists are gaining support in Congress and among much of the electorate. It is unclear, of course, exactly what a typical voter has in mind when he or she thinks of "socialism."
Decisive Combined Arms Maneuver and Atomic Fires: The Emergent Role of the Artillery - Chronological Study of Army Doctrine from 1919 to 1954 - Korean War Impact of More Artillery in Heavier Calibers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this monograph is to provide context for the examination of doctrine as it evolves during and following a period of conflict. To accomplish this, the lenses of anticipation, adaptation, and emergence are applied to the U.S. Army Field Artillery's role through a chronological historical case study of U.S. Army Field Artillery doctrine from 1919-1954.
Salafi-Jihadism: A 1,400-Year-old Idea Rises Again - Terrorist Groups al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and ISIS, Examination of Historical Events from 1960 Through 1979 Leading to Militarization of Salafism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Salafi-Jihadist groups such as al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and ISIS threaten U.S. national security and the stability of the Middle East. The ongoing fighting in Syria and Iraq and Salafi-Jihadist global terrorist attacks from Paris to Mali show that we understand relatively little about how this radical ideology propounds violent goals and propels its followers to devise strategies to achieve them.
Plan Colombia: A Case for Political Warfare to Defeat Transnational Criminal Organizations in the Gray Zone - The Empty Space Between Peace and War, Avoiding Overtly Militarized Strategy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » South American
Transnational criminal organizations pose a threat to U.S. national security as well as the security of the global commons. Their activities lead to the corruption of government actors, erosion of human security, and the disruption of globalization.
Military Robots: The Fighting Force of the Future - Examination of Culture of Casualty Aversion, Comparison of World War II Airpower and Current Rise of Military Robot Interaction
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines a growing culture of casualty aversion, and its effects on the need for military robots. It makes a comparison between the growing influence and effectiveness of airpower in World War II, and the current rise of military robot interaction.
Is Transitional Justice Necessary to Establish Long Term Stability? Moving from Civil War to Reconciliation and the Rule of Law, Case Studies of Bosnia-Herzegovina, East Timor, and Rwanda
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Over the past two decades, the international community has employed various transitional justice mechanisms to promote reconciliation and establish the rule of law in countries transitioning from civil war. The effect of these mechanisms on long-term peace however, remains ambiguous.
Looking Back to the Future of Cyberspace Warfare - Case Studies of Military Operations, Russian Attack on Georgia, U.S. Surge in Iraq, Attack on Iran Nuclear Facility, Land, Maritime, Air Theories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,480. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
To some, the term cyberspace is a daunting term. For U.S. military leaders, cyberspace needs to be embraced and understood in order to effectively integrate the capabilities offered in and through cyberspace with all military operations. Cyberspace should be viewed as another domain in which to operate, in other words a different or additional battlespace.
Requirements for Security Sector Reform Success - Case Studies of U.S. Efforts in Kenya and Mali for SSR, Kenya a Success Story but Mali Failed as a Politically and Economically Unstable State
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph determined that political and economic stability are required for Security Sector Reform (SSR) success over the long term. This monograph studied the efforts of the United States in Kenya and Mali to determine if political and economic stability are necessary requirements for SSR success over the long term.
Building a Better Force: Regular Army / Reserve Components Integration in the Army Chemical Corps - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Weapons Protection and Consequence Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Over the past twenty years, the mission of the Army Chemical Corps has evolved from a focus on protecting military forces against Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) weapons to include the elimination Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), and CBRN consequence management.
The Customer Metaphor and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) - Inappropriate for Intelligence by Highlighting Cynical Aspects of Bureaucratic Politics Impacting Agency Credibility
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The Defense Intelligence Agency, which was founded in 1961 over the resistance of the armed services and the Joint Staff, adopted and extended this metaphor as part of its bureaucratic survival strategy. DIA looked to the business world's customer orientation paradigm for ways to focus the agency on satisfying the needs of policymakers in order to justify independence and resources.
Soldiers, Scholars, Diplomats: Educating Strategic Leaders at Foreign Staff Colleges - Analysis of General Wedemeyer's Personal Archives at Stanford University, Educating Army Officers Abroad
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Vocational
This monograph examines the value added to the U.S. Army by sending officers to foreign staff colleges. It argues that the U.S. Army should educate more of its best field grade officers abroad to gain worldly, contextual intelligence.
Chinese Cyber Economic Espionage: Motivations and Responses - U.S. Response During Obama Administration, Inability of America to Stem Chinese Theft of Intellectual Property from Businesses
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Despite the apparent recognition of a problem, the U.S. has been seemingly ineffective in deterring or dissuading continued Chinese cyber activity—despite the potential significant impact to economic and national security.
NORAD: A Model to Address Gaps in U.S.-Mexico Security Coordination - Transnational Organized Crime and the Merida Initiative, Canada Cooperation as Model for Institutional Solution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2007 Merida Initiative marked a major shift in Mexico-U.S. commitment to address transnational organized crime. The organized crime networks view international borders as opportunities, making a profit by operating both as multinational corporations and violent armies.
Setting the Theater: U.S. Sustainment Operations in the Pacific during World War II - Rivalry, War Plan Orange, Pearl Harbor, Materiel Structures, Understanding the Geography and Tyranny of Distance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States has been involved in the Pacific for over a century, and the need to understand the geography and tyranny of distance is only one characteristic of the theater. Understanding the importance of posturing and setting the theater for deterrence, successful defense, and sustainment is even more crucial.
2018 Federal Guide to Self-Driving Cars and Automated Driving: Preparing for the Future of Transportation - Automated Vehicles 3.0, Safety Issues and Role of the Government in Autonomous Regulation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,970. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automation
Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0) is another milestone in the Department's development of a flexible, responsible approach to a framework for multimodal automation. It introduces guiding principles and describes the Department's strategy to address existing barriers to safety innovation and progress.
Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States - Report to President Trump on Reliance on Foreign and Chinese Suppliers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
America's manufacturing and defense industrial base ("the industrial base") supports economic prosperity and global competitiveness, and arms the military with capabilities to defend the nation. Currently, the industrial base faces an unprecedented set of challenges.
Understanding the Threat Ecosystem: A Concept for Intelligence Support to Special Warfare - Analysis of Anbar Awakening During Iraq War As an Example of a Modern Special Warfare Environment
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current U.S. Army operating concept, as described in TRADOC Pamphlet 525-3-1, states that the evolving global operating environment contains diverse enemies, employing traditional, unconventional and hybrid strategies that threaten the security and vital interests of the United States.
Nationalist to Transnational Insurgency: State Repression and Violent Extremist Scale Shift - History of Chechen and Somali Insurgencies, Formation and Destruction of ICU, Al-Shabaab and ISIS
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This research recommends five changes to the U.S. military approach to defeating violent extremist organizations. The first is the introduction of a scale of conflict to U.S. military doctrine in JP 3-0 with intra-state, inter-state, extra-state, non-state, and transnational scales.
Wired Fast and Thinking Slow: Cyber Technology and the U.S. Army - Increase in Speed and Quantity of Social Transactions, Inadequate Coverage of Implications of Cyberspace Through Military Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding the impacts of cyber technologies on war and warfare is increasingly critical for a planner's ability to design and execute operational art. The purpose of this monograph is to examine how the U.S. Army describes cyberspace and the effects that cyber technologies have on military strategy and operational planning writ large.
Measuring Transnational Organized Crime Threats to U.S. National Security - Analysis of Three Conceptual Frameworks Used to Study Organized Crime, UN Typology Considers Terrorist Organization Links
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 2011 President Obama released the United States Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime (SCTOC). The strategy identified Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) as a national security threat directed the creation of an Interagency Threat Mitigation Working Group (TMWG). The SCTOC tasked the TMWG to identify criminal networks that posed a sufficiently high national security threat.
Infiltrating to Win: The Conduct of Border Denial Operations - Vietnam War Special Forces and First Field Forces in Central Highland Tri-border Region Lessons Discarded, Need for Deep Close Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Covert cross border infiltration plays a critical role in modern warfare. The methods counter U.S. military technical and firepower advantages by hiding behind the international understanding about the sanctity of borders. This study examined how U.S. Special Forces and First Field Forces conducted border denial operations in the Central Highland "tri-border" region during the Vietnam War.
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