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- Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 140.00
20 case studies explore key moments in the Joint Intelligence Committees history, from WWII to the War in Iraq, and from the Falklands War to the IRA. Each case study includes an introduction, a full reproduction of an original JIC document that influenced government policy and explanatory footnotes. more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 39.48
Hauptbeschreibung Mit diesem Buch legen die Autoren eine wissenschaftlich fundierte Geschichte der Bausoldaten in der DDR von 1964 bis 1990 vor. Erstmals werden die Hintergründe der Bausoldatenregelung, die Dimensionen des Ersatzdienstes sowie das Verhalten der offiziellen Stellen gegenüber Bausoldaten umfassend dargestellt. Zu den etwa 15 000 jungen... more...
- University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 20.99
Offering a contemporary perspective on military culture within Africa and with contributions from scholars and practitioners from around the world, this work presents the argument that African armed forces need to come to terms with the elements of military culture if they want to become more professional. To this end, the book first focuses on the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 17.86
Am 2. Juni 1967 schoss der Westberliner Polizist Karl-Heinz Kurras dem Studenten Benno Ohnesorg aus nächster Nähe in den Hinterkopf. 2009 wurden die Akten bekannt, die Kurras als Informant der DDR-Staatssicherheit enttarnten und im weiteren Verlauf eine Mordermittlung auslösten. Doch auch aus den neuen Erkenntnissen ließ sich der Mordverdacht nicht... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 29.95
"There is a lack of quiet in Sylvia that craves for action.... She knows that she is special and that she possesses unusual and varied abilities." -- From the Mossad's psychological evaluation of Sylvia Rafael When Moti Kfir, head of the Academy for Special Operations of the Mossad, first interviewed Sylvia Rafael in a coffee shop, he knew she would... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Assessing how technology contributes to information superiority and decision dominance a major challenge, in part because it demands quantitative measures for what are usually considered qualitative concepts. The authors have developed a mathematical framework to aid these efforts. Additional work, such as data fitting, experimentation, linking decisions... more...
Is Military Advertising Effective? An Estimation Methodology and Applications to Recruiting in the 1980s and 90sRAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The Defense Department has been spending over $100 million annually on recruiting advertising. Previous econometric studies of military advertising?s effects have relied on data from time periods unlike today?s and have used models possibly inappropriate for supporting today?s decisionmakers. This report details improved methods developed to assess... more...
- JIST Publishing 2002; US$ 9.95
Programs for disabled veterans, ex-POWs, incarcerated veterans, and those exposed to chemicals or radiation Health-care benefits, including explanations about copayments, dental care, nursing homes, services for the blind, counseling, and medical care for dependents Federal programs for education, rehabilitation, home loans, pensions, insurance,... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Today's military is a military of families; many service members are married, and many of their spouses work and contribute to family income. But military wives earn less than civilian wives, and this study seeks to understand why. The authors find that military wives, knowing they are likely to move frequently, are willing to accept jobs that offer... more...