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Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield

by Azriel Lorber

In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by...


Cry from the Deep: The Sinking of the Kursk, the Submarine Disaster That Riveted the World and Put the New Russia to the Ultimate Test

by Ramsey Flynn

A gripping account of the disastrous Russian submarine explosion that killed the entire crew, devastated the Russian people, and defined Vladimir Putin's post–Cold War regime.

What were Russian officials...


The Diffusion of Military Power: Causes and Consequences for International Politics

by Michael C. Horowitz

The Diffusion of Military Power examines how the financial and organizational challenges of adopting new methods of fighting wars can influence the international balance of power. Michael Horowitz argues that...


Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

by Vipin Narang

The world is in a second nuclear age in which regional powers play an increasingly prominent role. These states have small nuclear arsenals, often face multiple active conflicts, and sometimes have weak institutions....


War! What Is It Good For?

by Ian Morris

A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society—for the better

"War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing," says the famous song—but archaeology, history, and biology...


A Time of Our Choosing

by Todd S. Purdum & The Staff of The New York Times

The authoritative account of America's most controversial war since Vietnam, a conflict in which "shock and awe" were not confined to the battlefield

It was a war like no other the United States had ever fought....


Canadian Nuclear Weapons: The Untold Story of Canada's Cold War Arsenal

by John Clearwater

Brings together until-recently secret information about the nature of the nuclear arsenal in Canada, from 1963 to 1984.


Anticipating a Nuclear Iran: Challenges for U.S. Security

by Jacquelyn K. Davis & Robert L. Pfaltzgraff

This volume assumes the worst: a defensive, aggressive Iran already possesses a nuclear arsenal. How should the United States handle this threat, and can it deter the use of such weapons? Through three scenario...


With God on Our Side

by Davin Seay, Michael L. Weinstein & Joseph C. Wilson

One of the most elite educational institutions in the world, the Air Force Academy has, from its inception, attracted the best and the brightest, producing leaders not only in the military but throughout American...


In the Shadow of the Bomb: Oppenheimer, Bethe, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist

by Silvan S. Schweber

In the Shadow of the Bomb narrates how two charismatic, exceptionally talented physicists--J. Robert Oppenheimer and Hans A. Bethe--came to terms with the nuclear weapons they helped to create. In 1945, the...


The Art of War

by Niccolo Machiavelli

Niccolo Machiavelli considered this book his greatest achievement. Here you will learn how to recruit, train, motivate, and discipline an army. You will learn the difference between strategy and tactics. Machiavelli...


The War Against America

by Laurie Mylroie

The destruction of the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the attack on the Pentagon -- all within one hour on September 11, 2001 -- demonstrated America's shocking vulnerability to terrorism.

Yet terror...


The Killer Strain

by Marilyn W. Thompson

A lethal germ is unleashed in the U.S. mail. A chain of letters spreads terror from Florida to Washington, D.C., from New York to Connecticut, from the halls of Congress to the assembly lines of the U.S. Postal...


Duty First

by Ed Ruggero

Duty First is a penetrating account of a year inside one of America's premier schools for leadership -- the United States Military Academy -- as it celebrates the bicentennial of its founding. Ed Ruggero, a...


Historical Dictionary of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare

by Benjamin C. Garrett & John Hart

Human experience with nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) warfare has been limited, especially in comparison to conventional forms of warfare. Our experience with nuclear warfare is confined to a period...


Day of Two Suns: U.S. Nuclear Testing and the Pacific Islanders

by Jane Dibblin

Between 1946 and 1958, the United States conducted some 66 nuclear bomb tests in the Marshall Islands. Day of Two Suns is a shocking and timely study of the story of a displaced people contaminated by nuclear...


Rifle Reports: A Story of Indonesian Independence

by Mary Margaret Steedly

On August 17, 1945, Indonesia proclaimed its independence from Dutch colonial rule. Five years later, the Republic of Indonesia was recognized as a unified, sovereign state. The period in between was a time...


Hungary and NATO: Problems in Civil-Military Relations

by Jeffrey Simon

While charting the successes, shortcomings, and continuing challenges faced by Hungary in its quest to join the NATO Alliance, Jeffrey Simon presents a comprehensive and original study of civil-military relations...


ASVAB How To Boot Camp: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics with World Class Experts Proven Tactics, Techniques, Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice

by Daniel Cosby

ASVAB How To Boot Camp: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics with World Class Experts Proven Tactics, Techniques, Facts, Hints, Tips and Advice


The Second Nuclear Age

by Paul Bracken

A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the unthinkable."

The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear...