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Deterrence During Hostilities: A New "Triad" for the Middle East - Strategic Deterrence, Retaliatory, Preemptive, Nuclear, Chemical, Deception, Psychological Operations, Shaping Enemy Expectations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Due to the presence of weapons of mass destruction and the will to employ them in the Middle East, the operational commander of the next conflict must understand and employ a new deterrent triad. This triad is composed of the strategic, operational, and tactical levels of deterrence.
The End of the Beginning: On the Application of Aerospace Power in an Age of Fractured Sovereignty, Trends 2020, Demography, Technology, Military, Social, Operations with Blurred Boundaries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper considers the future use of aerospace power in the changing international system. First, the nature and scope of the changing international system are analyzed via an examination of significant trends in technology, demography, military, and social affairs to build an analytical picture of the coming strategic environment and the probable challenges facing aerospace forces.
The "Roaring Forties" - The Arena for Tomorrow's War, Future Marine Corps Conflicts, Strategic Shipping Lanes and Chokepoints, Latin America, Guerrilla Warfare, Southern Hemisphere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To examine four issues as determinants in the location of future conflicts in which Marine Corps forces would be involved. The United States bases its foreign policy and military preparedness upon blunting general war in Europe.
The Rise of China's Middle Class and the Prospects for Democratization - Lipset's Economic Modernization Theory, ASEAN, Taiwan, Transition, Confucius versus Realists, Industrialization, Urbanization
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Since Deng Xiaoping instituted economic reforms under the "reform and open" policy in 1978, the Chinese Communist Party has overseen a gradualist approach to modernizing China's economy. A new Chinese middle class has emerged with China's economic reforms and economic growth.
The American Factor in the Evolution of China's Maritime Doctrine - Chinese Maritime and PRC Naval History, Imperialism, Cold War, Sino-Soviet, Islands, Cultural Revolution, Vietnam, East Asia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the birth of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, American military strategy, foreign policy, and naval presence in East Asia, have all had a significant effect on the evolution of China's naval development, strategy, and maritime doctrine.
Leadership and Parochialism - An Enduring Reality? Defense Reorganization, Bias in Praxis, Just Cause and Persian Gulf War, Colin Powell, Schwarzkopf, Jointness Attitudes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This article examines the organizational impediments to optimal military responses in a crisis. . A military culture influenced by rigid planning and structured regulation dictates a rational approach to crisis response. But organizational influences can enter the decisionmaking process.
Regarding NATO: An Examination of the Alliance's Role in the Global War on Terrorism - Rogue and Failed States, Kosovo Legacy, Military Readiness, Afghanistan Case Study, American Leadership Role
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Alliance is reorganizing itself at every level. Today we find NATO deeply involved in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) - its troops patrol the streets and environs of Kabul as part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and its ships secure the waterways of the Mediterranean through Operation Active Endeavor.
A Kill is A Kill: Asymmetrically Attacking U.S. Airpower - Tactical and Operational Level, Targeting, On the Ramp, Aircraft Carriers, Deception, Urban Warfare, Israeli Experience, MANPADS, Lasers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,860. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Efforts towards organizing, training, and equipping U.S. airpower assets remain based on the assumption of face-to-face conventional confrontations. This is a comforting hypothesis, as U.S. technological superiority should keep the odds stacked in our favor for decades to come.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): The American Defense of Long Island 1776 - Destined for Failure? Soldiers of the Continental Army, American Forts in New York City, Washington
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Continental Congress and General Washington mistakenly inflated the importance of New York City to the cause of the revolution. After racing to beat the British to New York, Washington committed his army to the defense of Long Island, either overlooking or neglecting its critical vulnerabilities.
Vision, Education and Experimentation: Marine Corps Organizational Behavior and Innovation During the Interwar Period - Gallipoli, Tarawa, John Lejeune, Amphibious Warfare Prophet Ellis, Commandants
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Marine Corps' development of amphibious warfare doctrine during the Interwar Period provides an example of successful peacetime innovation. The development of amphibious capabilities provides a guide for future innovation.
Civil - Military Relations in Iraq (1921-2006): An Introductory Survey - British Invasion, Golden Shrine, Royal Military College, Qasim Era, President Arif, Ba'ath Party, Iran Invasion, Iraqi Army
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This article surveys the historical military experience since the formation of modern Iraq and until the present time.
Airpower and the Battle of Khafji: Setting the Record Straight - Desert Storm Persian Gulf War Three Day Battle, Did Airpower Halt Iraqi Attack into Saudi Arabia, ISR, Air-Ground Cooperation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Gulf War analysts have increased their focus on Khafji, arguing that this relatively minor engagement had significant strategic implications for the Gulf War as well as future conflicts. In particular, airpower advocates increasingly refer to Khafji as the example of airpower's emerging role in halting armored offenses, a traditional Army mission.
A Theater Approach to Low Intensity Conflict - CLIC Papers - Middle East, Southern Africa, Horn of Africa, Central Asia, Persian Gulf, Pacific Rim, Central America, Caribbean, Terrorism, Drugs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The development of a coherent and effective United States strategy to manage the global low intensity conflict threat is contingent on understanding this complex phenomenon. This, in turn, requires a comprehensive theory of low intensity conflict be crafted by security professionals and scholars.
A Test of U.S. Civil-Military Relations: Structural Influences of Military Reform on the Conflict between Presidents and Senior Military Commanders during Times of War - Civil War, Korean War, Kosovo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
s study seeks to understand the influence of U.S. military reform on U.S. civil-military relations functioning within a zone of cooperation or conflict between political and military realms during times of war.
The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation - Superb History of America's Durable Strategic Nuclear Bomber Aircraft and Engine, Military Revolutions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation is a coherent and nonpolemical discussion of the revolution in military affairs, a hot topic in the national security arena.
The Paths of Heaven: The Evolution of Airpower Theory - Douhet, World War I and II, William Mitchell, Naval Theories, Continental Europe, Air Corps, deSeversky, Nuclear Strategy, Boyd, Warden, NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 238,500. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this book is to trace the evolution of airpower theory from the earliest days of powered flight to the present, concluding with a chapter that speculates on the future of military space applications.
National Principles of War: Guiding National Power to Victory - Traditional American Way of War, Transforming to Meet the Threat of 4th Generation War, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Diplomacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The Principles of War have long served as the foundation for warfighting doctrine, the how-to checklist for waging war. The current set of principles, however, was developed by military men for military application and does not meet the intent of a guide to war for the diplomatic, informational, and economic elements.
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.
The Posse Comitatus Act (PCA) and the United States Army: A Historical Perspective - Whiskey Rebellion, Fugitive Slave Act, Reconstruction, Grant, 1992 Los Angeles Riots, Branch Davidian Assault
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Anytime the use of US Armed Forces in support of civil authorities is considered, government and military leaders, pundits, and citizens reflexively turn to the Posse Comitatus Act for guidance. Since 9/11, the US Armed Forces face an increased likelihood that they will be called on to participate in actions typically viewed as civil matters.
Pre-Emption and Precedent: The Significance of Iraq (1981) and Syria (2007) for an Israeli Response to an Iranian Nuclear Threat - Osirak Reactor, Covert Actions, Air Strike, IAEA, U.S. Relations
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » History » Military
Today, Israel is facing a new challenge as it considers Iran's nuclear program. This thesis is a comparative case study analyzing how Israel utilized its instruments of national power to deal with the threats in Iraq and Syria and how the international community responded after Israel destroyed their nuclear reactors.
Air Policing - Case Studies of Employment and Evolution of British Air Policing from 1919 to 1934, Inverted Blockade, Third Afghan War, Somaliland, Mesopotamia, Aden, Comparison to Iraq COIN
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Currently, the United States finds itself in a very similar predicament to what Great Britain experienced after emerging from the First World War as she set about the governance of a growing empire during the interwar period.
The Big Issue: Command and Combat in the Information Age - Future Conflicts, Digitized Military Command and Control, Commander as Expert, 3D Vision, Manned Reconnaissance, Asymmetric Warfare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper considers command and combat in the information age. it is an issue that takes us into the realms of the unknown. Defence thinkers everywhere are searching forward for the science and alchemy that will deliver operational success.
Genocide and Airpower - Holocaust, Interventions on Humanitarian Grounds, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Darfur, Defining Genocide, Nuremberg, Convention, United Nations Action, ISR Support
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
It is a moral imperative that states take action to prevent and punish genocide. History teaches that sometimes other states will not act unless America does its part. We must refine United States Government efforts—economic, diplomatic, and law-enforcement—so that they target those individuals responsible for genocide and not the innocent citizens they rule.
Historical Overview of Racism in the Military - Colonial Period, American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American, World War I and II, Korean, Vietnam, Contemporary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » Military
This overview is designed to assist the reader in acknowledging and understanding the historical context of overt racist and discriminatory policies and practices in our military and how these dynamics and policies were perpetuated within the Armed Services.
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.
Intelligence in Denied Areas: New Concepts for a Changing Security Environment - Ethnic Diasporas and Nongovernment Organizations (NGOs), Special Operations Forces (SOF), Terrorist Networks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Russell Howard's paper focuses on intelligence operations within denied areas and how these operations today differ from those of the Cold War period. Today, the preeminent threat is transnational, violent terrorist groups that operate under the cover of failed or weak states, as well as under the civil protections afforded in western liberal democracies.
A Rebuttal to the 2010 Marine Corps Operating Concept (MOC) - Assuring Littoral Access, Winning Small Wars, USMC History, Shift in Focus from Combined Arms Mechanized Forces to Irregular Warfare
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2010 Marine Corps Operating Concept (MOC) Assuring Littoral Access... Winning Small Wars makes the assertion that conventional forces designed, trained, and equipped for major combat operations against a peer competitor would not be equally adept at operations to counter insurgents, guerilla forces, and other irregular threats.
Why the Weak Win Wars: A Study of the Factors That Drive Strategy in Asymmetric Conflict - Analysis of U.S. Involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq War, Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan, Vietnam War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,970. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This report builds on the research and ideas of the school of thought that believes strategy is the most important factor in predicting war outcomes.
Confronting the Ghost of Stalin: Euro-Atlantic Efforts to Secure Georgia - NATO Enlargement, Russia and Putin, Caucasian Legacy, Transcaucasus, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Pankisi Gorge, Tsitelubani
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Since achieving independence in 1991 with the fall of the Soviet Union, Georgia has become the most westward-oriented state in the Transcaucasus.
2016 President Barack Obama's Speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan About the World War II Atomic Bombing of August 1945 - Honoring the Victims of the First Nuclear Weapon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On May 27, 2016, American President Barack Obama visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Hiroshima, Japan. He made a historic speech discussing the bombing of Hiroshima in World War II.
United States' Grand Strategy Through the Lens of Lebanon in 1983 and Iraq in 2003 - von Clausewitz, Walter Russell Mead, Eliot Cohen, Case Studies, Sabra and Shatila, Neocons, Rumsfeld, Powell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines why America has failed in both Lebanon in 1982-1984 and Iraq in 2003, to achieve its political objectives.
The Operational Impacts of Joint Seabasing (JSB) - Mobile Offshore Bases, Operational Environment, Deployment Vulnerabilities, Air Ports Of Debarkation (APOD), Sea Power 21, Marine Corps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book proposes that Joint Seabasing may be able to provide the United States with a force projection capability which is able to meet the demands of the future operating environment, as long as the JSB is considered a component system of an overarching strategic mobility system.
Press Coverage of the Persian Gulf War: Historical Perspectives and Questions of Policy Beyond the Shadow of Vietnam - Censorship, World War I and II, Korea, Tet Offensive, Sidle Commission
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Widely held views of military-press relations in the United States rest upon an incomplete image of the past. This became overwhelmingly evident during the Gulf War with its generalizations about the experience of the Vietnam War.
Forging An American Grand Strategy: Securing a Path Through a Complex Future - Eight Myths, Department of Homeland Security Approach, President's Role, Human Thinking, Lessons from Singapore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines grand strategy and the assistance such a strategy makes to the development and articulation of the National Security Strategy. This is the focus of much of the curriculum at all the war colleges within the Pentagon.
Defending U.S. National Interests in the Persian Gulf: Going Light - Seabasing, Counterterrorism, Special Operations Forces, Djibouti, Horn of Africa, Maritime Security, Forward Staging in Africa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines two ways that the U.S. might be able to secure its interests in the Gulf using a minimalist approach. The two methods evaluated are using sea bases in the Gulf and land bases in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa as forward staging bases for SOF operations in the Persian Gulf.
Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk - Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Confrontation, Risk of Nuclear War in South Asia, Pakistan Economy, Nuclear Power, Demographics, Alternative Ethnic Futures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal and the risk of war in South Asia, including India. Normally, the risk of war between Pakistan and India and possible nuclear escalation would be bad enough.
Overt Indicators of Islamic Extremism in Nigeria - Muslim Tradition, Possible Safe Haven for Terrorism, al-Qaeda Forces and Relationships, Dawa, Jihad, Madrassas, Sharia Law, Sunni and Salafi
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the possible role of Islamic extremism in Nigeria. This thesis examines characteristics of Islamic extremism in Nigeria. Specifically, the thesis examines the strategic indicators for an Islamic extremist safe haven and the presence of those indicators in Nigeria.
America's Two-Front War: The American Media Assault On Our Center of Gravity - Sustaining Public Support for Military Operations and War, Turning Public Against Military, Vietnam, Iraq, Terrorism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of the American media in shaping coverage of military operations and wars.
Naval Mines in the 21st Century: Can NATO Navies Meet the Challenge? Sea Mines, Danger to Shipping, Sea Lines of Communication (SLOCS), Mine Warfare and Countermeasures (MCM), New Technology Mines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the current challenge of defending against sea and naval mines.
After Desert Storm: The U.S. Army and the Reconstruction of Kuwait - Persian Gulf War Humanitarian Relief, Post-Hostilities, CENTCOM Civil-Military Operations, Task Force Freedom, Fighting Oil Fires
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book tells the compelling story of how the Army helped to bring a proud but battered country back to life - Kuwait after it was liberated during Operation Desert Storm.
Dancing with the Dragon: U.S.-China Engagement Policy - Mutual Distrust, Asia-Pacific Geopolitics, Appeasement and Rebalancing, History and Culture, People's Republic of China's (PRC) Perspective
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper analyzes the effectiveness of the current U.S. engagement policy with China that has been implemented since 1972. Is the engagement policy an appeasement policy? Is China's rise causing the downfall of the United States? Is this a zero-sum game or does it provide a win-win solution for both sides?
The American Civil War (War Between the States): The Confederate Defense of Charleston, South Carolina - Naval Gunnery, Fort Sumter Union Defense, Du Pont's Attack, Amphibious, Submarine, Torpedo War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study investigates the defense of Charleston, South Carolina, during the American Civil War. Charleston, during this period, is unique because of the diversified nature the military operations that took place there.
Vision to Victory - Space, Mahan, and Mitchell: The Role of the Visionary in Cross-Organizational Innovation, Space Militarization Analog to Mahanian Modern Navy and Mitchell's Independent Air Force
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Mahanian vision led the US to develop a modern navy while Mitchell's vision led to an independent US Air Force. The results from the case studies are used to clarify the role of the visionary in MNS change as well as the relative importance of a visionary to other previously identified factors associated with military innovation.
Strategic Aggression: Conditions That Could Trigger Aggressive Military Action by the People's Republic of China (PRC) - Case Studies of Interwar Germany, Modern China, Secrecy, PLA, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
China continues to develop high technology weapons systems and force projection platforms that are widening its military advantage over its neighbors and could possible deny American military access to the region in the event of conflict. China's true ambitions and long-term strategy are difficult to discern, as it is intentionally secretive about its military development and foreign policy.
Helicopters in Irregular Warfare: Algeria, Vietnam, and Afghanistan - Counterinsurgency, COIN, American, French, Soviet Militaries, Airmobility and Political Goals in Combat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The preponderance of conflicts fought over the last seventy years have included or been centered on irregular warfare and counter-insurgency. Indeed, the helicopter's first significant trials in combat took place during the Algerian War 1954-1962, the Vietnam War 1955-1975, and the Soviet-Afghan War 1979-1989.
Evaluation of the United States Drug War Policy Abroad: A Case Study in Colombia - Narco-Trafficking, Interdiction of Cocaine, Illicit Drugs, Blackmarket, FARC, ELN, AUC, Incentive in the Coca Trade
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,890. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
As the United States continues to recover from the greatest recession since the Great Depression, the U.S. government must find cost savings. Therefore, this project aimed to find efficiencies through reallocating funds from a program proven ineffective.
Don't Forget About Dedicated Sea Mine Countermeasures (MCM) - Scenario for Disaster, History, Current Force, Threat to American Economic Security, Shipping Lane Protection, Straits of Malacca, Hormuz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Free access to the waterways of the world determine the United States' ability to survive and prosper. The threat and the employment of sea mines are capable of interrupting the U.S. quest for national and economic security.
The Evolving Threat of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb - AQIM, Transnational Terrorism in Northwest Africa, Algerian Counterinsurgency, Sahel, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, Trans-Sahara Partnership
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The United States faces an important strategic question in northwest Africa: what level of activity by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) would constitute a sufficient threat to U.S. national security interests to warrant a more aggressive political, intelligence, military, and law enforcement response?
Hole of Government: Sealing the Gap in U.S. Stability Operations - Machiavellian State Politics, Liberated or Occupied States, Germany World War II, Vietnam, Small Wars, State and Defense Department
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper analyzes the operational environment to argue that competent stability operations are the most effective means to influence the population-centric vulnerabilities of prevalent adversaries.
String of Pearls: Meeting the Challenge of China's Rising Power across the Asian Littoral - Chinese Look Seaward, Sea Lines of Communication, South China Sea, Gwadar, Diaoyutai (Senkaku) Islands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
China's rising maritime power is encountering American maritime power along the sea lines of communication (SLOCs) that connect China to vital energy resources in the Middle East and Africa. The "String of Pearls" describes the manifestation of China's rising geopolitical influence through efforts to increase access to ports and airfields.

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