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The “People” In The PLA: Recruitment, Training, And Education In China’s Military By Andrew Scobell et al.
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I am pleased that, for the second year in a row, the U.S. Army War College and The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) teamed up to convene the annual PLA colloquium. Over the years, this event... More > has successfully increased understanding of China’s military and the multiple aspects of its ongoing modernization effort. Last year was no exception. On September 28, 2007, under the joint leadership of the U.S. Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute and NBR’s Pyle Center for Northeast Asian Studies, approximately 70 leading experts on the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) convened at Carlisle Barracks, PA, for a 2-day discussion on the Chinese military’s human infrastructure. Presentations and discussions at the conference focused on identifying trends in recruitment, education, training, personnel management, and demographics within the PLA.< Less
P=LA2 - Where P is Pain By Judith Roberts
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This stylish psychological thriller is set in a sleepy English seaside town in 1981. Susan is searching for a haven to recover from her stormy past, and as she settles beside the cosy fire with her... More > books she feels she has found the perfect home. Her apartment has stunning views of the ever-changing sea and shore, seagulls circling overhead and the purple, brooding Scottish mountains in the distance. There is even an intriguing mystery. Who is the woman upstairs, softly pacing behind lace-shrouded windows? And who is the captivatingly attractive man who often visits her? Susan is enraptured when she finally meets him, unaware of the maelstrom of passion and deceit that he will draw her into, pushing her to the very edge of insanity. Eventually, she is driven to desperate measures to break free of her obsessive infatuation. This vivid tale combines frightening realism with a dark comic element. Ponder its chilling formula; put it down if you can.< Less
P=LA2 - Where P is Pain By Judith Roberts
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This stylish psychological thriller is set in a sleepy English seaside town in 1981. Susan is searching for a haven to recover from her stormy past, and as she settles beside the cosy fire with her... More > books she feels she has found the perfect home. Her apartment has stunning views of the ever-changing sea and shore, seagulls circling overhead and the purple, brooding Scottish mountains in the distance. There is even an intriguing mystery. Who is the woman upstairs, softly pacing behind lace-shrouded windows? And who is the captivatingly attractive man who often visits her? Susan is enraptured when she finally meets him, unaware of the maelstrom of passion and deceit that he will draw her into, pushing her to the very edge of insanity. Eventually, she is driven to desperate measures to break free of her obsessive infatuation. This vivid tale combines frightening realism with a dark comic element. Ponder its chilling formula; put it down if you can.< Less
Beyond The Strait: PLA Missions Other Than Taiwan [Enlarged Edition] By Roy Kamphausen et al.
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While preventing independence likely remains the central aim of the PLA vis-a-vis Taiwan, Chinese foreign policy objectives worldwide are rapidly growing and diversifying. This volume analyzes the... More > PLA’s involvement in disaster and humanitarian relief, United Nations peacekeeping operations (UNPKO), counterterrorism and border defense, security in outer space and cyberspace, and the level of activity in regional “joint” operational contingencies. On the whole, the volume provides a discerning analysis of these varied PLA developments and how they affect policy towards both Taiwan and the entire Asia-Pacific region. While the significance of China has long been understood, the nation’s rise to prominence on the world scene is becoming more acutely felt. An understanding of the PLA’s growing roles both within China and internationally is of critical importance to the United States.< Less
Learning by Doing: The PLA Trains at Home and Abroad (Enlarged Edition) By Travis Tanner et al.
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To better understand the PLA’s ability to employ its developing capabilities in a variety of potential scenarios, this year’s workshop examined how the PLA learns by doing, specifically... More > through its exercises and noncombat operations at home and overseas, and through key logistical and theoretical developments. Key findings are 1) recent PLAN exercises and operations point to an increasing interest in developing expeditionary naval capabilities and a presence in distant seas, suggesting that a move beyond the current “near seas” focus is both possible and an extension of existing efforts; 2) PLA ground force exercises—rather than aiming to intimidate others by demonstrating the ability to project power beyond China’s borders—focus on moving military power within China, both to defend China’s borders and perhaps as a prelude to military restructuring in which smaller but more mobile formations could replace larger and more static ones;...< Less
MEMORIAS DE UN ASESI...NO By JOAQUIN DOÑA PLA
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Un joven tiene que hacerse hombre mientras recorre medio mundo perseguido por un asesino despiadado
MAS RELATOS TENEBROSOS By JOAQUIN DOÑA PLA
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Historia que vale una vida By JOAQUIN DOÑA PLA
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Tres personas despiertan en un lugar desconocido y reciben la visita de un grupo de enmascarados que les exigen contar una historia para salvar su vida.Pero no es una historia cualquiera lo que... More > desean,pues los tres se han visto envueltos en episodios violentos que han marcado sus vidas y han de volver a revivirlos.< Less
MEMORIAS DE UN ASESI...NO By JOAQUIN DOÑA PLA
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Un joven tiene que hacerse hombre mientras recorre medio mundo perseguido por un asesino despiadado
MEMORIAS DE UN HOMBRE INCOMPLETO By JOAQUIN DOÑA PLA
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UN INTENTO DE SORPRENDER AL LECTOR CON UN MISTERIO QUE SOLO SE RESUELVE AL FINAL.TODO TRATADO CON MUCHO HUMOR

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