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Partners of Choice and Necessity: Special Operations Forces and National Security Imperatives of Building Partner Capacity – Security Force Assistance and Irregular Warfare in Undergoverned Spaces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph identifies gaps in the progression of history, theory, and doctrine for partner force advising and for phase 0 operations in general that contribute to differing cultural attitudes towards these mission and environments between SOF and CF.
Operational Risk Defined Through a Complex Operating Environment – U.S. Intervention in Somalia, Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa, Analysis of Environmental, Institutional, and Social Factors
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Military operations occur in complex operating environments. Commanders evaluate options based on capabilities and limitations of available resources.
Suspended Disbelief: Role of Department of Defense in Interagency Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response – Case Studies of Haiti Earthquake, Super Typhoon Haiyan Operation Damayan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
What actions, if any, will make foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster response (FHA/DR) operations in the Department of Defense (DOD) more effective? The requirement for interagency responses to events of great magnitude has created the need for leaders of those participating organizations to grasp what is required of them during those instances.
The Persistence of Toxic and Unethical Leadership: How Does the U.S. Army Improve Leader Development and Selection? Evaluating Traits Required by Mission Command and Army Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph asks what the US Army can do to better reduce toxic and unethical leadership and develop officers to optimize the force for mission command. To do so the monograph examines the leader development and evaluation systems and, based on findings from those examinations.
The Eighth Army in Korea: The Value of Intangible Leadership - General Matthew Ridgway; Human Dimension of War, The Character to Lead and the Courage to Lead an Follow, Competence in Action
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Relevant to the study of leadership is the study of past leaders and their methods. Thus, the study of Matthew B. Ridgway upon becoming the commander of Eighth Army during the Korean War is intriguing for both the brevity and way in which he turned a defeatist army into a capable fighting force.
Understanding the Anti-Access and Area Denial Threat: An Army Perspective – Air-Sea Battle, Prevention of Opposing Forces From Maneuvering to or Within an Operational Area
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The US Department of Defense has designated newly developed technologies with increased range and lethality, designed to prevent opposing forces from maneuvering to or within an operational area, as "anti-access" and "area denial" threats.
President Reagan's Commitment of Peacekeepers in Lebanon, 1983 – American Intervention After Israel’s Invasion, Marine Barracks Bombing, Missiles in the Bekaa Valley, Extracting the PLO
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
America has been involved in the Arab world since just after the American revolution, when its merchant vessels and their crews, newly bereft via national independence of the protection of the British Navy, became prey for the pirates of the Barbary Coast.
Rebalance to the Pacific: Case for Greater Amphibious Capabilities in U.S. Army – Response to Geopolitical Tensions with China, Anti-access/Area Denial in Asia-Pacific, Operation Chromite Case Study
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The study concludes that the current geopolitical and military environment within the context of China's geopolitical tensions and military modernization requires greater amphibious capabilities within the US Army.
The Efficacy of Cognitive Shock - Systemic Cognitive Fragmentation, Void Between Perceived and Presented, Reality as Perception, Mental Voids, Byproducts of Surprise, Deception, Strategic Paralysis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » History » Military
Western militaries orient their understanding of depth on the physically quantifiable aspects of time and space. Yet, new understanding of the human mind across multiple disciplines proves the more important aspect of depth is cognitive in nature.
Hezbollah's Passport: Shi’a Religion, Culture, and the Diaspora in Africa – Global Terrorists Emerging from Chaos of Lebanese Civil War, Examination of Religious and Cultural Aspects of its Foundation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The party's activities during the war, including the attack against the United States Marine Corps barracks in 1983, established the organization as the pre-eminent terrorist organization in the region. Following the war, Hezbollah expanded their operations to Africa and South America, targeting Israeli and Western interests' taking its concept of Islamic Resistance worldwide.
Certainty is Illusion: The Myth of Strategic Guidance - World War II Pearl Harbor and Operation Torch and the Persian Gulf War Historical Experiments, Value of Strategic Thinking, Fact not Blunder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Instead of the clear guidance of the mythos, the guidance processes from World War II (from Pearl Harbor to Operation Torch, specifically) and the Gulf War demonstrate a very different relationship between strategic guidance and military planning. In reality, guidance was more like general principles governing operations than clear objectives.
Abraham Guillen: A Relevant Theory for Contemporary Guerrilla Warfare – Personal Experience During Spanish Civil War, Chief Strategist for MLN-T Urban-Based Guerrillas of Montevideo, Uruguay
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Abraham Guillen's theory on urban guerilla warfare marked a significant evolution from popular theories on guerrilla warfare during the late 1960s. Guillen's theory developed from his personal experience during the Spanish Civil War and bore the deep influence of the popular theories of guerrilla warfare, including Mao Tse-tung's protracted popular war and "Che" Guevara's foquismo theory.
Operation Ajax: A Case Study on Analyst-Policy Maker Tensions and the Challenges of Estimative Intelligence – CIA Covert Operation Coup Overthrowing Iran’s Elected Prime Minister Mossadeq
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph analyzes Operation Ajax as a historical case study of the inherent challenges of estimative intelligence and analyst-policymaker tensions. In 1953, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) led a coup that overthrew Iran's elected prime minister, Dr. Mohammed Mossadeq.
The Evolution of the Combined Allied Headquarters in the North African Theater of Operations from 1942 to 1943 – World War II Unity of Effort and Command, Eisenhower and Multinational Integration
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eisenhower saw unity of effort, and the principles employed to achieve it, as enablers to Allied Forces Headquarters' success in North Africa. When Eisenhower became Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force, he employed the same principles to instill unity of effort within this new command.
Army Cyber Mission Force - Ambitions and Realities: Recruiting, Retaining, and Organizing Personnel, Getting the Best and the Brightest, Need to Depart from Standard Army Personnel Practices
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Assessing the Army's model for recruiting, retaining, and organizing a Cyber Mission Force required a number of steps. First, it was necessary to understand the unique generational and character traits for those drawn to highly technical fields.
Baseball Caps and Beards: The Perception of U.S. Special Forces by Conventional Forces and Its Impact on Interdependence - History from Eagle Claw and Urgent Fury to Desert Storm and War on Terrorism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The path to Interdependence between Conventional Forces (CF) and Special Forces (SF) grew out of the success and failure in combat and peacetime operations over the last three decades. Beginning with the catastrophic collision during Operation Eagle Claw to combined operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, interdependence has been a difficult process.
A Complex and Volatile Environment: The Doctrinal Evolution from Full Spectrum Operations to Unified Land Operations (ULO) - Warfighting Functions Including ISR, Battlespace, Operational Art, FSO
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,890. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In autumn 2011, the US Army introduced Unified Land Operations (ULO) as its new operational concept, concluding the era of Full Spectrum Operations (FSO). FSO was the Army's operational concept during recent conflicts, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Challenges of Adopting a Culture of Mission Command in U.S. Army - Review of Prussian-German Auftragstaktik, Understanding Military Culture, Fredrick the Great and Prussian Centralized Command
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission command, like its Prussian-German predecessor Auftragstaktik, is a cultural phenomenon that requires a very specific set of characteristics to function effectively. There are noticeable cultural barriers that are prohibiting the full adoption of mission command in the US Army.
Between Heroes and Guardians: General Lyman L. Lemnitzer and General Charles H. Bonesteel III - World War II and Cold War, Operation Torch, Project Solarium, Interwar Period and Wartime Careers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
General Lyman L. Lemnitzer and General Charles H. Bonesteel III illustrate the need for the Army to better understand and value manager leadership at the same level as heroism on the battlefield. Their careers demonstrate why the Army needs to look beyond the heroic model of leadership and cultivate managerial leadership.
H-Bomb Development: Decision on the Merits or Political Necessity? U.S. Response to the Soviet Atomic Explosion, Summary of Participants’ Positions, Did Truman Have a Choice, or Want One?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph employs a historical analysis to review the debate and subsequent decision within the US government in 1949 and 1950 over whether to pursue an accelerated program to develop thermonuclear weapons. The development of the thermonuclear bomb by the United States and Soviet Union in the early 1950s significantly altered the balance of power between nations.
Campaign Assessment in Counterinsurgency: Reinventing the Wheel - Vietnam War and MACV, Afghanistan and ISAF, Irrelevant Metrics Leading to Inaccurate and Useless Reports, Measures of Effectiveness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic and political leaders have determined that the US and ISAF campaign assessments were neither useful nor accurate. The DOD 1230 biannual report titled the Report on Progress toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan provides comprehensive information to strategic and political leaders regarding the progress of the United States' strategy in Afghanistan.
George Washington and the Politics of War and Revolution: American Revolutionary Leadership, Washington's Command - Power of Symbolism, Unity, and Purpose, Awakening of a Continent, Analysis Framework
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,570. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
George Washington was a remarkable paradox; both a congruent output from the social system he was a part of and a remarkably aberrant agent when compared to his contemporaries. Washington's impact on the social and political system of the colonies emerged in two distinct phases.
Strategic Genius: What Traits Make a Great Military Leader? Gerhard Scharnhorst and William Slim as Examples, Elements of Courageous and Compelling Leaders, Ecology of Ideas for Cooperative Leadership
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Rather than searching for how to attain or how to practice strategic genius, this monograph simply asks what is strategic genius? To this end, instead of describing the development of strategic genius, this monograph attempts to describe its characteristics.
National Guard Forces in the Cyber Domain - Integrating the Guard into National Cyber Forces and Defenses, Cybersecurity Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Hactivists and Terrorist Groups
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today the nation faces the new challenge of how to best defend itself against cyber attacks. Just as the militia, forbearers to the National Guard, enabled George Washington's attack against Trenton, the National Guard stands ready today to work with Department of Defense (DoD) to counter the growing cyber threat.
Operational Use of the U.S. Army Reserve in Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR) to Support the Government's Strategic Use of Humanitarian Assistance and Response - Effect of Climate Change, Urbanization
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Although it is impossible to predict the future, the operational environment of 2025 and beyond may require additional military support to the United States Government's agencies in Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR). Global climate change, urbanization, growing natural resources scarcity, and other factors will increase the need for humanitarian assistance (HA) and disaster relief.
Re-forging the Iron Division: The Reconstitution of the 28th Infantry Division between the Hurtgen Forest and the Ardennes - World War II Battles in 1944, Preparation for the Battle of the Bulge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 28th Infantry Division of the Pennsylvania National Guard suffered near collapse in the Battle of the Hurtgen Forest in November 1944 but recovered in time to delay a German force eight times its size in the Battle of the Bulge just four weeks later.
Comparing India's Counterinsurgency Approaches in Sri Lanka and Against the Naxalites - Communist Party, Tamil Liberation Tigers, Majority Sinhalese Domination, Jaffna Battle and Operation Checkmate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
India possesses a rich history of combating insurgencies throughout its country. The Naxalite movement originated when India gained its independence and now seventy years later presents the greatest insurgency threat.
Preparing for the Future: Developing an Adaptive Army in a Time of Peace, 1918-1941 - Between World War I and II, Fort Leavenworth Instruction, Large-Scale Maneuvers and Protective Mobilization Plan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the US Army transitions into a period of transformation, it is focusing its attention on becoming a more adaptable organization that can meet the challenges of an uncertain future. Faced with personnel and budget reductions, the Army is evaluating changes to its operational doctrine, organizational structure, leader development, and unit training in an effort to become more lethal.
Killing a Peacock: Case Study of the Targeted Killing of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto - World War II Operation Vengeance Against Japanese Pearl Harbor Attack Leader with P-38 Lightnings from Guadalcanal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In early April 1943, the United States military targeted and killed Imperial Japanese Marshal Admiral and Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet, Isoroku Yamamoto. It marked the first time in known history, that the US military specifically targeted an individual commander for elimination.
Success in Opposite Direction: Strategic Culture and the French Experience in Indochina, the Suez, and Algeria, 1945-1962 - Decolonization After Second World War, First Indochinese War and Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
An examination of the French experience in Indochina, the Suez, and Algeria illustrates the impact of strategic culture on the conduct of military operations and conflict outcomes thereby better preparing the United States for future wars.
Built to Last: The Army's Failed Quest to Replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) - Army Modernization Efforts for Infantry Fighting Vehicles, Strategic Context, Requirements, and Cost
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Army has long expressed the need to replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) with a new ground combat vehicle. The Bradley, one of the original Big Five, was designed to fight a Cold War threat. Requirements have changed since then but the Army continues to use the BFV as its primary infantry-fighting vehicle.
Operationalizing the Impossible: The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Movement - Ending Genocide Through Prevention and Military Intervention, Cast Study of Rwanda, Bosnia, Humanitarian Intervention
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Genocide is a complex phenomenon that has a long and dark history. The contemporary concept of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) seeks to rid the world of this murderous practice through prevention and in some cases military intervention.
Challenges, Capability and Will: Is NATO Relevant in the Twenty-first Century? Role in Counterterrorism, ISIS, ISIL, Threats from Putin and Russia to Baltic Members and Poland, Cyber, U.S. Reassurance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This monograph examines the relevance of NATO in the twenty-first century, particularly from a perspective of US interests within a framework of contemporary history. Since the end of the Cold War NATO has struggled to maintain a raison d'etre for its continued existence and relevance. In the 1990s NATO expanded both its membership and the scope of its operations beyond collective defense.
The Planner's Role in the Civil-Military Relationship: Syrian Crisis Action Planning (2011-2013) - CAP Work During Obama Administration, Hagel, Dempsey, Response to Syrian Chemical Weapons Usage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Crisis action planning (CAP) is the military process for resolving imminent and emerging crises. CAP activities require the interaction and collaboration of numerous echelons to provide military and whole-of-government options to the National Command Authority for consideration.
Impunity: Countering Illicit Power in War and Transition - H.R. McMaster Foreword, Corruption in Afghanistan, Iraq, Haiti, Liberia, Pakistan, Colombia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Russia, Odessa Network
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 200,950. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the most insidious challenges to the contemporary state is the corrosive capture and use of illicit power, which both weakens the state and creates among populations the perception of inefficacy, incompetence, and, ultimately, illegitimacy.
Essential Guide to Lt. General Herbert (H.R.) McMaster, National Security Advisor: Thinking and War Scholarship, Moral and Ethical Soldiers, War on Terrorism, Paper on Future Wars and Technology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent compilation of papers, essays, and documents containing the work of Lt. General Herbert (H.R.) McMaster, nominated by President Donald Trump to be his National Security Advisor, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. These papers provide a unique and timely insight into the thought process and war scholarship of McMaster.
Field Artillery and the Combined Arms Team: Case for Continued Relevance of American Fire Support – Lessons Learned from World War II Battle of Kasserine Pas and Operation Husky, Operation Anaconda
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,690. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As US Army units begin conducting decisive action training in combat training centers, they must strengthen core field artillery proficiencies and relearn how to employ artillery successfully as part of a combined arms team in an expeditionary environment.
Force Structure Matters: U.S. Field Artillery (FA) in Operational Art - Fires Capability Requirements, Operational Art and ULO, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Anaconda, Division Artillery (DIVARTY)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The monograph assesses the effectiveness of the surface-to-surface indirect fire systems available in achieving the capability requirements and identifies any shortfalls. Then the monograph assesses how the field artillery enables operational art and Unified Land Operations (ULO) through the evaluation of specific elements of operational art and tenets of ULO.
El Salvador: Limited Intervention Equals Limited Returns – History of President Reagan’s Cold War Policy to Restrain Soviet Communist Expansion in Central America in Low-Intensity Counterinsurgency
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,750. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this monograph is to analyze the misconception that using minimal means will produce anything other than minimal results. Using the single case study of the American military intervention in El Salvador in the 1980s, this monograph points to the evidence collected that underscores the results of a policy employing minimal means.
Not All Reforms Are Big: The Development of the Field Staff during the Root Era Reforms: Professionalism in Spanish-American War in 1898, Cuban and Philippine Campaign, Pershing’s Punitive Expedition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
The Spanish American War was a turning point in the history of the United States Army. While the US Army was successful in its operational mission of defeating the Spanish in Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico in 1898, it suffered from significant issues in administration.
Adaptability: Time to Start Thinking about Thinking – Army Leadership to Foster a Culture of Strength of Mind, Problem Solving, Long and Short-Term Cognitive Agility, Complexity and Systems Thinking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » History » Military
The tendency to maintain familiar behaviors while evolving slowly and incrementally when faced with unfamiliar problems is the result of a gap in the US Army's understanding of adaptability and the conditions required to achieve it. Developing adaptive leaders is one of the Chief of Staff of the US Army's top priorities, yet few seem to be talking about how to enable this critical capability.
The Contracting Support Brigade (CSB): Is It Capable of Sustaining Tempo and Combat Power in the Operational Environment? Afghanistan and Operation Enduring Freedom, Army Sustainment Capability
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The operational commander has the responsibility to link tactical actions in time, space, and purpose to achieve the policy-maker's strategic objectives. Combat power and operational initiative sustained by tempo set the conditions for the decisive action that explicates these tactics. However, these tasks require a capable sustainment architecture that is flexible.
Operational Initiative in Theory and Army Doctrine – Military Theory, Individual Initiative and Control to Achieve Objectives, Role of Positive Aim, Anticipation, and Relative Freedom of Action
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Despite its prominence in centuries of military theory and role as a foundational attribute of the US Army operating concept since 1982, the definition of operational initiative remains vague. Furthermore, the lack of clarity on this topic blurs the lines between operational initiative and individual initiative, or the willingness of individuals to act in a given situation.
Fighting in the Mountains and Among the People: Imperial Russian and Early Soviet Population-Centric Counterinsurgency - Caucasian War and Bolshevik Suppression of Basmachi Rebellion (1919-1933)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph examines the imperial Russian campaign to quell rebellion in the North Caucasus from 1801 to 1864 and the Bolshevik suppression of the Basmachi rebellion in Central Asia from 1919 to 1933. The Caucasian War and the Basmachi rebellion featured Muslim insurgent movements that exploited inaccessible mountain terrain and relied upon the local population for recruitment and support.
Eisenhower: Decision-making and Consensus in an Unfamiliar Context – Cold War Policy, the International Environment, National Security Council (NSC), Project Solarium Planning Exercise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the process by which Dwight D. Eisenhower developed his administration's national security policy, and the lessons that it presents for planners. Eisenhower's experiences provide examples of modern design theory in action, particularly managing the interests of multiple stakeholders, building consensus, and confronting complex problems.
India and Pakistan Civil - Military Relations – Review of Military Coup Potential, Khan Deposing Mirza, Bhutto Replacing Khan, Zia-ul-Haq Deposing Bhutto, Sino-Indian War, Gandhi Declaring Emergency
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph develops a theory that explains civil-military relationships throughout a wide range of interactions between a society and the society's military. The monograph uses this theory to explain the civil-military relationships in India and Pakistan.
Mission Command: Historical Roots of Mission Command in U.S. Army – Analysis of Generals Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant, and Pershing, Civil War, Vicksburg Campaign, World War I Expeditionary Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mission orders as described in ADP 6-0, are the foundation of mission command, because it sets the tone of a command climate. Mission orders tell a subordinate what to do and why he is doing it, but does not tell him how.
Interwar Period (1919-1939) Officer Education: Model for the Future – Army War College, German Reichswehr and Kriegsakademie, North Africa Campaign, Overlord Campaign, Need to Focus on Operational Art
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The interwar period (1919-1939) presented great economic, social, and political challenges to Germany and the United States. The interwar period challenged the United States Army with reductions in military strength and funding, public indifference, and an elevated level of anti-war sentiment.
Past and Potential Theory for Special Warfare Operational Art: People's War and Contentious Politics – Guerilla Warfare and Insurgency as Theories from 1952 to 1965, Adaptation of Mao Zedong’s Idea
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the context of escalating instability in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Africa, special warfare may offer policymakers a valuable strategic option. To succeed, however, special warfare campaigns that apply operational art must be founded upon distinct and sound theories of war and warfare.
Coastal Fortifications and National Military Policy, 1815-1835 – History of Fortifications from Colonial Period to Third System, Military Policy After War of 1812, Monroe and Madison Guidance Report
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Coastal fortifications in the United States developed from the colonial practice of building temporary structures to a system designed to be permanent and enduring. Coastal fortifications became a focus of national military policy after the War of 1812.
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abductive reasoning    afghan war    afghanistan    afghanistan war    africa military    airsea battle    al qaeda    al qaida    algeria    algerian war    allied force headquarters    american civil war    american revolution    amphibious    antiaccess    area denial    army    army africa    army college    army combat    army command    army corps of engineers    army doctrine    army generals    army humanitarian    army infantry    army land operations    army leadership    army mobilization    army modernization    army national guard    army operating concept    army professionalism    army reserve    army soldiers    army somalia    army strategy    army sustainment    army vehicle    army weapon    army weaponry    army weapons    artillery    asiapacific defense    atom bomb    atomic bomb    barracks bombing    bolshevik    bonesteel    bosnia    bosnian    bradley vehicle    centcom    central america    che guevara    china    chinese    churchill    cia    civil war    clausewitz    climate change    coastal fort    cognition    cold war    colonialism    commanders estimate    communism    communist    computer security    continental army    conventional forces    corruption    counterinsurgency    counterterrorism    covert operations    criminal network    cuban campaign    cyber    cyber attack    cyber protection    cyber security    cybersecurity    deception    desert storm    disaster relief    disaster response    discipline initiative    eighth army    eisenhower    elihu root    enemy strategy    field artillery    fires    forcible entry operations    foreign aid    foreign assistance    fortifications    forts    france    frederick the great    general eisenhower    general grant    general marshall    general pershing    general ridgway    general taylor    general washington    genocide    german army    german military    guerilla war    guerilla warfare    guerrilla    hacking    haiti    haiti earthquake    haiyan    heuristics    hezbollah    hindu    human cognition    human dimension of war    human mind    humanitarian    hydrogen bomb    iconoclast general    india    indian    indochina    indochinese war    infantry    insurgency    intelligence    internet attack    internet attacks    interwar    iran    iranian    iraq war    iraqi    iraqi war    irregular warfare    isis    islamic terror    islamic terrorism    israel    japanese attack    joint military operations    korea    korean war    land operations    lebanese    lebanon    lemnitzer    m    mao    marine barracks    mcmaster    middle east    military command    military coup    military doctrine    military education    military ethics    military humanitarian    military leader    military leadership    military objectives    military operational    military operational art    military planning    military risk    military strategy    military theory    military thinking    mission command    muslim    muslim terrorism    national guard    national security    national security advisor    national security council    national security policy    nato    naxalite    north africa battles    north africa invasion    nuclear weapons    officer education    operation enduring freedom    operational art    pakistan    pakistani    pearl harbor    peoples republic of china    persian gulf war    philippines    plo    politics war    president eisenhower    president madison    president monroe    president truman    president washington    problem solving    prussian command    prussian military    puerto rico    putin    reagan    rebellion    reconstitution    regionally aligned force    relief    revolutionary war    russia    russian    russian corruption    rwanda    second world war    security advisor    security force    shia    sicily invasion    sinhalese    sinoindia    somalia    soviet    spanish civil war    spanishamerican war    special forces    special operations    special ops    sri lanka    strategic leadership    suez    support brigade    syria    syrian    systems thinking    tamil    terrorism    the super    thermonuclear bomb    thinking    thought process    truman    trump administration    typhoon    unit cohesion    urban warfare    vietnam war    warfighting    washington    world war i    world war ii    world war two    yamamoto