Publications Publications

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Thomas Young  - 06/29/2017
Although the West won the Cold War, the continuation of the status quo is not a foregone conclusion. The former Soviet-aligned regions outside of Russia -- Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, and others -- sit atop decaying armed forces while Russian behavior has grown more and more aggressive, as evidenced by its intervention in Ukraine in recent years...
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Scott Jasper  - 11/21/2016
In the face of persistent threats, some hybrid in nature, and their consequences, Conflict and Cooperation in the Global Commons provides a forum where contributors identify ways to strengthen and maintain responsible use of the global commons...
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W.D. Davidson, E. Wright  - 11/21/2016
In Contract Administration, William D. Davison, CPPO and Elisabeth Wright, Ph.D., CPCM, focus on the achievement of stated goals and objectives through contract performance...
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E. Wright  - 11/21/2016
Defense Acquisition Management is a “reader,” that is, it is a collection of articles on various aspects of Defense Acquisition Management...
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E. Wright  - 11/21/2016
Defense Acquisition Management is a “reader,” that is, it is a collection of articles on various aspects of Defense Acquisition Management...
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P. Shemella  - 11/21/2016
This book explains how governments can construct and execute the most effective strategies to combat terrorism—and how they can manage the consequences of those acts of terrorism they cannot prevent...
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Donald Abenheim  - 11/06/2017
What accounts for the rift between Washington and Berlin at present? No single cause emerges from an examination of this situation that hopes to go beyond the facile, reactive, if not jingoistic, analyses of the chattering classes in Berlin and Washington. Rather, the current strain is wrought of a convergence of forces, complicating manifestations of history, ideology, experience, and ambition that have always swirled around the German-American relationship...
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T. Bruneau, H Trinkunas  - 11/21/2016
This volume highlights the impact of global trends on defense reform and civil-military relations, including phenomena such as globalization and economic liberalization that are not usually associated with such matters...
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P. Shemella  - 11/21/2016
Global Responses to Maritime Violence is a full discussion of maritime security short of war that goes beyond the current literature in both scope and perspective...
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Gordon A. Craig  - 10/16/2017
This volume gathers previously uncollected articles from the last quarter of a career that spanned six decades. Placing politics in the perspective of culture, and culture in the perspective of politics, these essays examine the persistent tension between liberalism and militarism in German history...
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T. Bruneau, L. Dammert, E. Skinner  - 11/21/2016
Eleven experts provide a complete, objective assessment of mara gang violence in Central America...
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James J. Wirtz & Jeffrey A. Larsen  - 12/02/2016
This edited volume explores stability, security, transition and reconstruction operations (SSTR), highlighting the challenges and opportunities they create for the US Navy...
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T.C. Bruneau  - 11/21/2016
This book develops a new approach to the analysis of civil-military relations by focusing on the effectiveness of the armed forces in fulfilling roles & missions, and on their efficiency in terms of cost...
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Donald Abenheim  - 10/16/2017
Recent controversies about Ronald Reagan's visit to the Bitburg military cemetery and revelations about Kurt Waldheim's past underscored the political problems inherent in Germany's military traditions and in the relationship of the army to National Socialism. The Allied victors disbanded the German armed forces after World War II, only to press for the arming...
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Donald Abenheim  - 10/31/2017
Im Mittelpunkt des Sammelbandes steht der »Staatsbürger in Uniform« und gleichzeitig die Sorge um diese Institution. Die Sorge gilt dem Inbegriff für eine zivil-militärische Kultur, die in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und in den Vereinigten Staaten dazu beigetragen hat, die Streitkräfte in der Demokratie zu verankern...
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E. Wright  - 11/21/2016
In Risk Management in Public Contracting, Elisabeth Wright, Ph.D., CPCM, offers a concise yet thorough overview risk and risk management in public sector contracting...
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Zodian, Mihai V.; Zodian, Vladimir & Matei, Florina Cristiana  - 01/29/2017
Selection on a multitude of events often seemingly contradictory, the authors have tried to reconstruct the main projects, phases and activities that materialized Romanian foreign policy in the post-Cold War era...
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Scott Jasper  - 11/21/2016
The book is written for security professionals, policy makers, policy analysts, military officers in professional military education programs, students of security studies and international relations, and anyone wishing to understand the challenges we face to our use of the global commons...
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P. Shemella & N. Tomb  - 12/05/2016
Security Forces in African States: Cases and Assessment is an important work with the potential to redefine how African governments improve the governance and capacity of their security institutions. The book is intended for students, scholars, and practitioners—both Western and African...
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IDARM & Transparency International UK  - 12/01/2016
Transparency International UK's Defence and Security Programme {Tl-DSP) partnered with the International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) Program of the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School to explore trends in the award of non-competitive or single-source contracts. Data from 45 countries around the world and from the European Defence Agency was requested...