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- Transworld 2010; US$ 10.16
They are the U.S. Army's most élite top secret strike force. They dominate the modern battlefield, but you won't hear about their heroics on CNN. No headlines can reveal their top-secret missions; and no book has ever taken readers inside-until now. Here, a founding member of Delta Force takes us behind the veil of secrecy and into the action-to... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 32.95
Recent breakdowns in American national security have exposed the weaknesses of the nation's vast overlapping security and foreign policy bureaucracy and the often dysfunctional interagency process. In the literature of national security studies, however, surprisingly little attention is given to the specific dynamics or underlying organizational... more...
- WND Books 2013; US$ 9.95
The United States is more vulnerable than ever to an EMP attack that could shut down the country overnight, resulting in tens of millions of deaths and a 19th-century lifestyle for Americans for the foreseeable future, says a new book, A Nation Forsaken, written by a long-time national security expert.Even worse, the threat doesn't just come from... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
IN combating terror, America can no longer depend on its conventional military superiority and the use of sophisticated technology. We are fighting guerrilla wars, against insurgents hidden in remote regions, often deep among the local population. In battles such as these, squadrons of billion-dollar bombers and naval fleets mean much less than on-the-ground... more...
- F+W Media 2006; US$ 16.99
Attention! Learn more about your military now! Does a corporal have to salute a lieutenant or is it the other way around? What are forward-deployed units? Is an "armored cow" a type of tank or something soldiers eat? Are Polaris missiles dropped from the air or launched from a submarine? If someone calls you a "Cat 4" should you be honored or offended?... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 3.95
This report summarizes Army deployment statistics to Iraq and Afghanistan through December 2011. It serves as an update to the 2008 report Army Deployments to OIF and OEF (DB-587-A). more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 73.99
In the nineteenth century, European states conquered vast stretches of territory across the periphery of the international system. Much of Asia and Africa fell to the armies of the European great powers, and by World War I, those armies controlled 40 percent of the world's territory and 30 percent of its population. Conventional wisdom states that... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2014; US$ 57.49
Von Geld über Brief und Comic bis Radio, Video und mobile Medien ? welchen Platz nehmen diese Themen in den Medienwissenschaften ein? Das Handbuch stellt Begriffe und Theorien vor, darunter systemtheoretische Theorien, die Medienarchäologie und die Akteur-Medien-Theorie. Es verknüpft die einzelnen Medien mit der Theorie und macht die vielfältigen Bezüge... more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
Military and police forces play a crucial role in the long-term success of political, economic and cultural rebuilding efforts in post-confl ict societies. Yet, while charged with the long- term task of providing a security environment conducive to rebuilding war-torn societies, internal security structures tend to lack civilian and democratic control,... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 219.00
Since the end of the Cold War, the nuclear threats facing the world are dramatically evolving and have become even much more complex. However, the events of the past years have proved the necessity to reevaluate these threats on a level never before considered. The need to prevent, detect and respond to Nuclear/Radiological threats leads to many requirements... more...