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Breguet Atlantic Anti Submarine Aircraft By peter dancey
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Throw into promenance in Europe in 2013, as NATO's and the UKs main ASW asset the Breguet Atlantic was also the first European military type ahead of Sepecat and Panavia to be built by a consortium... More > of European nations with input from the USA. This book traces its desgin development and operational service.< Less
USAF Air Combat Command and Air Mobility Command By Peter Dancey
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This book is a chronology of the US air force's 1992 drawdown and establishment of its new ACC and AMC commands, out of the previous SAC, TAC and MAC that formed its command structure from its... More > incpetion post-WW II until 1992. The resultant base closures, realigment, re-allocation and equipment withdrawals. The changes that followed the mid-term review in the 1990's and further equipment reductions, but with continued introduction of new 'stealth' types, for the 21st Century. Elint and Special Intelligence 'Rivet' types to remain in use in the hew millennium. The Balkan Wars and the NATO led Kosovo War, the first time NATO had flown operatiomal combat missions since its inception fifty years before and the first war in history to be won by airpower alone. How it was done! Gulf War II, Afghanistan, and the Expeditionary Air Wings.< Less
The Mir-Pax Mandate By Greg Koch
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BLACK PROJECT designed to steal tactical nuclear devices to be used to threaten a Disarmament Summit to force a reduction in our nuclear stockpile. Our Intelligence Community is tasked to find out... More > WHO DID IT. Did they?< Less
The Mir-Pax Mandate By Greg Koch
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BLACK PROJECT designed to steal tactical nuclear devices to be used to threaten a Disarmament Summit to force a reduction in our nuclear stockpile. Our Intelligence Community is tasked to find out... More > WHO DID IT. Did they?< Less
Return of The Balkans: Challenges to European Integration and U.S. Disengagement (Enlarged Edition) By Janusz Bugajski et al.
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For the first time in its modern history the entire Balkan Peninsula has the opportunity to co-exist under one security and developmental umbrella combining NATO and the European Union (EU).... More > Unfortunately, European and American leaders have been unable to complete such a unique historic vision, while the progress of several Western Balkan countries continues to be undermined by a plethora of political, social, economic, ethnic, and national disputes. This monograph focuses on the escalating security challenges facing the Western Balkans, assesses the shortcomings and deficiencies of current international engagement, considers future prospects for U.S. military involvement, and offers recommendations for curtailing conflict and promoting the region’s international institutional integration. In particular, to prevent the future deployment of U.S. forces, more comprehensive strategic intelligence gathering is needed, together with the identification of local...< Less
The Russian Military and the Georgia War: Lessons and Implications (Enlarged Edition) By Ariel Cohen & Robert E. Hamilton
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In August 2008, the armed conflict on the territory of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia broke out between Russia and Georgia. The Russian-planned military campaign lasted 5... More > days until the parties reached a preliminary ceasefire agreement on August 12. The European Union, led by the French presidency, mediated the ceasefire. After signing the agreement, Russia pulled most of its troops out of uncontested Georgian territories, but established buffer zones around Abkhazia and South Ossetia. On August 26, 2008, Russia recognized the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, making them a part of what Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called Moscow’s “zone of privileged interests.” Since then, Russia has deployed troops to five military bases on occupied Georgian territory. This conflict clearly demonstrated weaknesses inherent in NATO and EU security systems.< Less
Afghan Tales By James Mickey Girvan
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This book grew out of my nephews letters to me while her served in Afghanistan. He was on a training mission for NATO. Training the NATO Operational Mentor and Liaison Teams embedded with the Afghan... More > Army. This book is the stories of some of the men he served with.< Less
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Libya: Reviewing Operation Unified Protector (Enlarged Edition) By Florence Gaub et al.
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On March 17, 2011, a month after the beginning of the Libyan revolution, with up to dead 2,000 civilians, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) decided on backing a no-fly zone over Libya and... More > authorized “all necessary measures” to protect civilians. While France, Great Britain, and the United States took immediate military action using air and missile strikes, considerations to hand over military actions to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) emerged within days of the operation. On March 22 2012, NATO agreed to enforce the arms embargo against Libya; 2 days later, it announced to take over all military aspects of the UNSC 1973. On March 31, 2012, Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR (OUP) began. OUP turned out to be one of NATO’s shorter, and seemingly also less controversial, missions. Mandated by both the League of Arab States and the UN as the regime of Colonel Qaddafi was launching assaults on peacefully demonstrating citizens, its aim was to protect civilians from the air and sea.< Less
Don't lose it again By Derek Walker
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Three friends, Daniel, Ruth and Arthur, have survived the Second World War and are determined, in their different ways, to play a part in preventing such a catastrophe from ever happening... More > again. Almost by accident Arthur wins a seat in Parliament in the 1945 General Election. To Daniel’s great satisfaction the Army assigns him a job preparing for the peace-keeping rôle of the new United Nations Organization. Ruth has an idea for a novel that will remind people of a different Germany that existed before the years of the Kaiser and Hitler. Daniel and Ruth also have unfinished business from 1939, when they had postponed their plans to marry; and each is uncertain about whether to reveal a wartime secret to the other. Arthur is impatient to start a family. However, as in the years before 1939, it is public events in distant places that determine how their private lives develop; and the action moves between London, New York, Switzerland and Paris in ways that they couldn’t have predicted.< Less
Afghan Tales By James Mickey Girvan
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The stories in this volume grew out of my nephew's letters home from his tour of duty in Afghanistan. His job there was to make sure the allied forces were properly training the Afghan forces in how... More > to fight according to Geneva conventions. The stories are true, the soldiers appearing in them are real. I tried to be true to their story, while using a bit of artistic license.< Less

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