Category: Strategy

  • Download E-books Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy PDF

    On June 6, 1944, American and British troops staged the best amphibious touchdown in heritage to start Operation Overlord, the conflict to free up Europe from the scourge of the 3rd Reich. With gut-wrenching realism and immediacy, Hastings finds the poor human rate that this conflict exacted. relocating past simply the storming of Omaha seashore and D-Day, he explores the Allies’ push inward, with many British and American infantry devices pain close to one hundred pc casualties in the course of the process that lousy summer season. faraway from a gauzy romanticized remembrance, Hastings info a grueling ten week conflict to overpower the perfectly informed, geographically entrenched German Wehrmacht. Uncompromising and robust in its depiction of wartime, this can be the definitive booklet on D-Day and the conflict of Normandy.
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  • Download E-books Public Authority Procurement Strategy PDF

    Neighborhood govt is less than ever expanding strain to function successfully and economically. the present most sensible worth regime implies that either price for funds and the critical of regularly bettering functionality force specialists to make sure they procure items and companies in an efficient manner.

    This new publication translates statutory top worth necessities to supply a realistic consultant for Authority contributors and employees as to the way to pick out a procurement strategy.

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  • Download E-books Global Threat: Target-Centered Assessment and Management (Praeger Security International) PDF

    By Robert Mandel

    This publication presents a clean viewpoint on reasons, results, and remedies surrounding state-of-the-art such a lot urgent worldwide protection demanding situations. After explaining the adjustments in post-Cold warfare possibility, it develops a singular target-centered method of review and administration that's extra worthy in dealing with present overseas hazards than present top practices.

    After explaining the problem in dealing with present worldwide hazard, this ebook starts via interpreting the individuality of post-Cold battle risk and of the character of enemies well-known in modern day global. Then it considers triumphing danger research deficiencies and develops an alternate target-centered conceptual procedure for spotting and prioritizing risk. Illustrating the worth of this procedure are 4 post-9/11 case experiences: the guns of mass destruction and terrorism risk associated with the 2003 Iraq battle, the common calamity possibility associated with the 2004 tsunami catastrophe, the terrorist risk associated with the 2005 London shipping bombings, and the undesired mass inhabitants hazard associated with the 2006 American unlawful immigration tensions. The research concludes by way of providing a few target-centered rules approximately easy methods to cope larger with incoming possibility, calling after all for strategic transformation.

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  • Download E-books Evolution of U.S. Counterterrorism Policy [3 volumes] (Praeger Security International) PDF

    Including many older files now not to be had electronically or another way available, this three-volume set offers the 1st finished choice of key files, statements, and testimony on U.S. govt counterterrorism rules as they've got advanced within the face of the altering terrorist threats. chosen government and congressional fabrics spotlight the government's varied coverage and application responses to terrorism. The testimony, statements, and records give you the public articulation and face to the mostly very important intelligence, legislations enforcement, preventative safety features, and foreign cooperation utilized in the shadowy struggle opposed to terrorism. fresh entries supply a convenient compilation of significant post-9/11 fabrics. for instance, invaluable heritage details on U.S. activities opposed to Osama bin weighted down, the Taliban, and Saddam Hussein and terrorism fundraising. additionally integrated are statements from the Reagan and different administrations that relate to disputes over the suitable use of strength. Introductory chapters by way of Alexander and Kraft give you the ancient context and research of earlier and present U.S. counterterrorism coverage together with U.S. legislation.

    For over centuries, the USA has confronted occasional outbreaks of terrorism, perpetrated through either indigenous and overseas teams. however the outstanding bombing in Oklahoma urban in 1995 and the September eleven, 2001, assaults appeared to symbolize a brand new age, scary many americans and destroying their feel of household protection. additionally, U.S. voters and pursuits were more and more laid low with acts of terrorism out of the country. The demanding situations of terrorism, for this reason, have required the us to boost accomplished options and courses to counter either traditional and unconventional threats, nationally and globally.

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  • Download E-books Louisbourg 1758: Wolfe's first siege (Campaign) PDF

    By René Chartrand

    Osprey's examine of James Wolfe's siege of Louisbourg through the French and Indian battle (1754-1763). Louisbourg represented an immense probability to Anglo-American plans to invade Canada. Bypassing it should go away an immensely strong enemy base astride the Anglo-American traces of communique – Louisbourg needed to be taken. confronted with powerful seashore defences and tough climate, it took six days to land the troops, and it used to be basically because of a stroke of bold at the a part of a tender brigadier named James Wolfe, who controlled to show the French seashore place, that this was once accomplished. the tale is essentially in response to firsthand bills from the journals of numerous contributors, together with French Governor Drucour's, whose very good account hasn't ever been released.
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