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IRAQ IN CRISIS  By Anthony H. Cordesman

As events in late December 2013 and early 2014 have made brutally clear, Iraq is a nation in crisis bordering on civil war. It is burdened by a long history of war, internal power struggles, and failed ...Read more >

336 Pages
5.11 MB
CHINAS PERCEPTION OF INDIAS LOOK EAST POLICY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS  By Baladas Ghoshal

The objective of this monograph is to explore Chinas perception of Indias Look East Policy (LEP) and how that affects Indias strategy in the Asia-Pacific ...Read more >

158 Pages
1.07 MB
PATHS TO VICTORY  By Christopher Paul

Insurgency has been the most prevalent form of armed conflict since at least 1949.1 Despite that fact, following the Vietnam War and through the remainder of the Cold War, the U.S. military establishment turned its back on ...Read more >

332 Pages
1.65 MB
THE GULF MILITARY BALANCE VOLUME II: THE MISSLE AND NUCLEAR DIMENSIONS  By Anthony H. Cordesman and Bryan Gold

No single aspect of US and Iranian military competition is potentially more dangerous than the missile and nuclear dimensions, and the possibility Iran will deploy long-range, nuclear-armed ...Read more >

276 Pages
5.50 MB
DISASTER RESILIENCE  

No person or place is immune from disasters or disaster-related losses. Infectious disease outbreaks, acts of terrorism, social unrest, or financial disasters in addition to natural hazards can all lead to large-scale consequences for the nation and its ...Read more >

261 Pages
50.06 MB
A READY AND RESILIENT WORKFORCE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY  

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a large, complex federal organization whose mission is of the utmost importance: securing the nation. The 200,000 men and women who make up the ...Read more >

287 Pages
4.96 MB
STABILITY AND GROWTH IN SOUTH ASIA  By Sumita Kumar

In the post-colonial phase, the regions of Asia, Africa, and Latin America have experienced varying degrees of political, social and economic turbulence. The goal of political leadership in all the regions has been the establishment of democracy and achievement of economic growth, in order to provide peace and stability to their ...Read more >

355 Pages
7.40 MB
THE GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT 20132014  By Klaus Schwab

At the time this Report is being released, the world economy continues to emerge slowly from the most serious economic crisis of the postWorld War II periodone that has deeply transformed the global economy and highlighted the increasingly important role that emerging markets and developing economies play in the global ...Read more >

569 Pages
7.18 MB
CHINAS MILITARY AND THE U.S.-JAPAN ALLIANCE IN 2030  By MICHAEL D. SWAINE

The emergence of the Peoples Republic of China as an increasingly significant military power in the Western Pacific presents major implications for Japan, the U.S.-Japan alliance, and regional ...Read more >

422 Pages
3.81 MB
EXCELLENCE IN ECOLOGY  By Edward O. Wilson

Excellence in Ecology (EE) presents books authored by noted ecologists of our time: the recipients of the Ecology Institute Prize. EE is published by the international Ecology Institute (ECI) which presently has a staff of 41 marine, terrestrial and limnetic research ecologists - all of high professional ...Read more >

120 Pages
20.31 MB
THE ARMY PROFESSION : 2012 AFTER MORE THAN A DECADE OF CONFLICT  

The Army Profession has two complementary and mutually supporting componentsthe Army Profession of Arms and the Army Civilian Corps. The Army Profession of Arms is composed of uniformed members of the Profession, those skilled in the art of warfare and under unlimited liability in its killing and ...Read more >

60 Pages
3.58 MB
ATTITUDES ARE NOT FREE THINKING DEEPLY ABOUT DIVERSITY IN THE US ARMED FORCES  

Attitudes Arent Free : Thinking Deeply about Diversity in the US Armed Forces emerged from a vision to collect essays from the brightest voices of experts across the range of contentious social issues to catalyze productive discussions between military members of all ranks and ...Read more >

571 Pages
7.19 MB
COUNCIL OF WAR  

The history of the Joint Chief of Staff parallels the emergence of the United States in a great-power role and the growing demands that those responsibilities placed on American policymakers and military planners. During World War II, the major challenge was to wage a global war successfully on two fronts, one in Europe, the other in Asia and the ...Read more >

602 Pages
4.93 MB
THE NEXT ARMS RACE  

With most of the worlds advanced economies now stuck in recession Western support for defense cuts and nuclear disarmament increasing and a major emerging Asian power at odds with its neighbors and the United ...Read more >

530 Pages
9.02 MB
LUCKY WAR THIRD ARMY IN DESERT STORM   

For a description of the human and material wreckage left in the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, Richard Swain reaches back to the classical world. It was, he writes, "'a hecatomb'-a gruesome sacrifice of hapless victims on a terrifying scale, meant to propitiate the ancient gods."l Hapless, note, not helpless. Saddam Hussein's soldiers did not begin their war meaning to be victims. That role was meant for the people of Kuwait. Saddam's soldiers were made that way by their own leaders and by ...Read more >

405 Pages
2.53 MB
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