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- Potomac Books 2015; US$ 16.50
Bad or toxic leadership, abusive supervision, and petty tyranny in organizations are perennial issues. But to date, there has been little effort to examine the scope and nature of bad leadership in the military. Tarnished rectifies that lack of attention by defining the problems and suggesting possible solutions appropriate to the military?s unique... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.95
In 1955, after assignments at the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and on board a destroyer, Marvin Durning arrived at ONI?s office in Munich, Germany. During this year, he participated in the final stages of transforming Germany from a defeated enemy into a respected democracy, reestablishing its sovereignty, and shepherding its membership... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 17.00
John Keegan, whose many books, including classic histories of the two world wars, have confirmed him as the premier miltary historian of our time, here presents a masterly look at the value and limitations of intelligence in the conduct of war. Intelligence gathering is an immensely complicated and vulnerable endeavor. And it often fails. Until the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24
Gregory Treverton, former US National Intelligence council head, demonstrates how government intelligence must change. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 18.00
A Look over My Shoulder begins with President Nixon?s attempt to embroil the Central Intelligence Agency, of which Richard Helms was then the director, in the Watergate cover-up. Helms then recalls his education in Switzerland and Germany and at Williams College; his early career as a foreign correspondent in Berlin, during which he once lunched... more...
- Artech House 2003; US$ 131.00
If you are responsible for the management of an intelligence enterprise operation and its timely and accurate delivery of reliable intelligence to key decision-makers, this book is must reading. It is the first easy-to-understand, system-level book that specifically applies knowledge management principles, practices and technologies to the intelligence... more...
- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 23.95
Why do military commanders, most of them usually quite capable, fail at crucial moments of their careers? Robert Pois and Philip Langer -- one a historian, the other an educational psychologist -- study seven cases of military command failures, from Frederick the Great at Kunersdorf to Hitler's invasion... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
A frustrating war and an endless occupation. The very real prospect of more conflict overseas. A military stretched beyond its breaking point. The stage is set for the resumption of the draft. Now, in an explosive and provocative book, Philip Gold, a former Marine and a disaffected conservative, reveals why selective service should never come to pass?but... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.95
It?s the great untold story of the war on terror. Taking advantage of gaping holes in America?s defenses, terrorist organizations and enemy nations like Communist China, North Korea, Russia, and Cuba?not to mention some so-called friends?are infiltrating the U.S. government to steal our most vital secrets and use them against us. And most astonishing... more...