Special Operations from a Small State Perspective

  • Filename: special-operations-from-a-small-state-perspective.
  • ISBN: 9783319439617
  • Release Date: 2017-05-25
  • Number of pages: 198
  • Author: Gunilla Eriksson
  • Publisher: Springer

“Over the past dozen years special operations forces (SOF) have been one of the few areas of growth and expansion in a number of militaries. This growth and expansion, however, has not been mirrored by a comparable one in academic inquiries into the subject. Special Operations from a Small State Perspective - Future Security Challenges, which contains a wide range of perspectives from both practitioners and academics, makes a unique contribution to the literature and offers fascinating insights into the opportunities provided by and challenges confronting small states such as Swedenin their evolutionary development and use of SOF.” Dr James Kiras, Associate Professor, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, The Air University, Alabama, USA.

Special Forces Berlin

  • Filename: special-forces-berlin.
  • ISBN: 9781612004457
  • Release Date: 2017-02-19
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: James Stejskal
  • Publisher:

REVIEWS "... a story that had to be told, and who better to tell it than Chief Warrant Officer James Stejskal who has established his credentials as a historian and researcher in various articles as well as his seminal work on the Swakop River Campaign and World War I in South West Africa The Horns of the Beast. In addition, his service in the US Army Special Forces in Berlin during the 1970s and 80s gives him the insight to comment cogently on that portion of US Army Special Forces history that impacted on the doctrine of both urban unconventional warfare and counter terror operations. ... a historical record without which the story of United States Army Special Forces would not be complete. Congratulations to Chief Stejskal on an excellent work of military history. " — CSM Jeffrey Raker, US Army Special Forces (Retired) , The Drop, the journal of the Special Forces Association, Summer 2016.

Budget of the United States Government Analytical Perspective Fiscal Year 2014

  • Filename: budget-of-the-united-states-government-analytical-perspective-fiscal-year-2014.
  • ISBN: 0160917492
  • Release Date: 2013-04-10
  • Number of pages: 492
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Government Printing Office

Contains analyses that are designed to highlight specified subject areas or provide other significant presentations of budget data that place the budget in perspective. This volume includes economic and accounting analyses; information on Federal receipts and collections; analyses of Federal spending; information on Federal borrowing and debt; baseline or current service estimates; and other technical presentations. This volume also contains supplemental material on a CD-ROM in the printed document with several detailed tables, including tables showing the budget by agency and account and by function, subfunction, and program.

Transnational Terrorism in the World System Perspective

  • Filename: transnational-terrorism-in-the-world-system-perspective.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105111332529
  • Release Date: 2002-01-01
  • Number of pages: 185
  • Author: Ryszard Stemplowski
  • Publisher: Virago Press

Contents: Terrorism and world-system theory; Terrorism, the weapon of the organisationally weak; Terrorism in the world system: Hypotheses for core and periphery; When security reigns supreme: post-modern world-system via a vis globalised terrorism and organised crime; Religion and terrorism in the world system; Globalisation and terrorism; Terrorism as the factor destabilising international community; Is it possible to rescue our civilisation?; Reflections about terrorism, old and new.

Ground water contamination and protection

  • Filename: ground-water-contamination-and-protection.
  • ISBN: PSU:000020244590
  • Release Date: 1986
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Toxic Substances and Environmental Oversight
  • Publisher:

Sociological Abstracts

  • Filename: sociological-abstracts.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015078349332
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Leo P. Chall
  • Publisher:

CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Sustainable Minerals Operations in the Developing World

  • Filename: sustainable-minerals-operations-in-the-developing-world.
  • ISBN: 1862391882
  • Release Date: 2005-01-01
  • Number of pages: 249
  • Author: Brian Marker
  • Publisher: Geological Society of London

The sustainable development of minerals, which are non-renewable resources, is a major challenge in today's world. In this regard the true definition of 'sustainability' is a debating point in itself: can such a concept exist with respect to non-renewable resources? Perhaps the ideal sustainability model is one that minimizes negative environmental impact and maximizes benefits to society, the economy and regional/national development. Developed and near-developed economies rely for commodity supplies on developing countries where major mining operations are often a mainstay of the domestic economy. Limited environmental regulation and low wages lead to charges of exploitation. Also, large numbers of people have no alternative to living by informal, often dangerous, 'artisanal' mining. This Special Publication gives examples from developing countries from all scales of mineral extraction. The volume reviews environmental, economic, health and social problems and highlights the need to solve these before sustainability can be achieved. The better solutions require mutual understanding, through full involvement of all stakeholders, education, training and investment so that small-scale and artisanal mines can grow into well-managed operations. At larger scales, most major international mining companies have now improved their practices and are monitoring their progress, although there is no room for complacency in this rapidly changing area.

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