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  • U.S. Army Counterinsurgency Warrior Handbookby Department of the Army

    Lyons Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    In the global War on Terror, among the greatest threats to the United States military are insurgent uprisings. Enter the U.S. Army Counterinsurgency Warrior Handbook , the counterinsurgency playbook used by the greatest army in the world. This manual establishes fundamental principles for tactical counterinsurgency operations at the company, battalion,... more...

  • Winter Warfareby Richard N. Armstrong; Joseph G. Welsh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Based on German and Soviet military archival material, this book provides an insight into the tactics and planning for combat in a winter climate. It also studies the mechanisms for change in an army during the course of battle. The first part of the book looks at the tactical pamphlet 'People's Commissar for Defence Order No. 109', as passed by Red... more...

  • Understanding Complex Military Operationsby Karen Guttieri; Volker Franke; Melanne Civic

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This volume provides materials for active learning about peacebuilding and conflict management in the context of complex stability operations. Today, America faces security challenges unlike any it has faced before, many of which requiring lengthy U.S. involvement in stability operations. These challenges are exceedingly dynamic and complex because... more...

  • Improving the U.S. Military?s Understanding of Unstable Environments Vulnerable to Violent Extremist Groupsby David E. Thaler; Ryan Andrew Brown; Gabriella C. Gonzalez; Blake W. Mobley; Parisa Roshan

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    For over a decade, operations associated with irregular warfare have placed large demands on U.S. ground forces and have led to development of new Army and Joint doctrine. This report helps analysts identify and assess twelve key factors that create and perpetuate environments susceptible to insurgency, terrorism, and other extremist violence and instability... more...

  • U.S. Army Reconnaissance and Surveillance Handbookby Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95

    Throughout history, military leaders have recognized the importance of reconnaissance and surveillance. Gaining and maintaining contact with the enemy is essential to win the battle, and U.S. military history contains many examples where our knowledge of the enemy, or lack of knowledge, directly led to victory or defeat. The role of reconnaissance... more...

  • Disinformationby Ion Mihai Pacepa; Ronald Rychlak

    WND Books 2013; US$ 19.95

    "This remarkable book will change the way you look at intelligence, foreign affairs, the press, and much else besides." -- R. James Woolsey, former Director of Central Intelligence The highest-ranking Soviet bloc intelligence official ever to defect to the West, Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa is at it again. A quarter century ago, in his international... more...

  • The Tactics of Aelianby Christopher Matthew

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 8.99

    Aelian's work on tactics is a hugely significant piece of ancient military literature, yet the last new edition in English was published in 1814. Although writing (in his native Greek) in the second century AD, Aelian drew heavily on earlier works, such as Asclepiodotus, to put together a comprehensive manual of warfare in the Hellenistic period... more...

  • Human Factors Issues in Combat Identificationby Lt Col Robert P Herz; Mr Mark B Wolf; Dr Dee H Andrews

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    This edited book presents an array of approaches on how human factors theory and research addresses the challenges associated with combat identification. Special emphasis is placed on reducing human error that leads to fratricide, which is the unintentional death or injury of friendly personnel by friendly weapons during an enemy engagement. Although... more...

  • European Medieval Tactics (2)by David Nicolle

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare. By about 1260 the steady rise of the European heavily armoured mounted knight to the predominant role in most pitched battles was complete. But though he dominated... more...

  • All-in Fightingby W.E. Fairbairn

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 7.99

    The author of this concise guide to unarmed combat and self-defence is a legend. W. E. Fairbairn (1885-1960) spent over thirty years in the tough environment of the Riot Squads of China's Shanghai Municipal Police. In order to lower levels of Police mortality at the hands of Chinese Tongs, he studied ancient Chinese and Japanese martial arts, including... more...