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Part of our value-­added professional format series, the River-­Crossing Operations Field Manual (FM 90-­13) describes how divisions and brigades conduct river crossings. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-­text e-­book format reproduction.

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This is a study of the CIA's relationship with Congress. It encompasses the period from the creation of the Agency until 2004—the era of the DCIs. When Congress created a new position in December 2004—the director of national intelligence—to supersede the director of central intelligence (DCI) as head of the US Intelligence Community, it necessarily changed the dynamic between the CIA and the Congress. While the director of the Agency would continue to represent its interests on Capitol Hill, he or she would no longer speak as the head of US intelligence. While 2008 is too early to assess how this change will affect the Agency's relationship with Congress, it is safe to say it will never be quite the same. Contents: Part I - What the Relationship Was Like - Part II - What the Relationship Produced * The Nature Of The Relationship, 1946-­76 * The Relationship: 1976-­2004 * Intelligence-­Sharing And Other Interaction * Organizational Arrangements At The Cia * Legislation * Program And . . .

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Part of our value-­added professional format series of U.­S. military manuals, this U.­S. Marine Corps manual covers command and control. This doctrinal publication describes a theory and philosophy of command and control for the U.­S. Marine Corps. Put very simply, the intent is to describe how we can reach effective military decisions and implement effective military actions faster than an adversary in any conflict setting on any scale. In so doing, this publication provides a framework for all Marines for the development and exercise of effective command and control in peace, in crisis, or in war. This publication represents a firm commitment by the Marine Corps to a bold, even fundamental shift in the way we will view and deal with the dynamic challenges of command and control in the information age. The Marine Corps' view of command and control is based on our common understanding of the nature of war and on our warfighting philosophy, as described in Marine Corps Doctrinal . . .

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The author subjects five case studies of interdiction, close air support, and strategic bombardment to rigid analysis. Dr. Gilster shows the relationship between the strike effort and target damage of several air campaigns during the Vietnam War.

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The complete story of the amazing flight of US Airways 1549 is contained in this reproduction of the official National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report on the incident, along with the transcript of a hearing before a House of Representatives committee.

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This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of solar energy and photovoltaic power, with practical advice and information on solar power systems for homes, farms, ranches, and businesses, along with extensive information about solar technologies and research - selecting residential rooftop electrical and water heating (solar thermal) systems and contractors, costs and benefits, more.

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This is the sixth volume in the history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It covers the last four years of the Lyndon Johnson administration—March 1965-­January 1969, which were dominated by the Vietnam conflict.

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This Guide, the first of its kind in almost half a century, distills the best of contemporary thought, historical knowledge, and hard-­won practice. It is the best kind of doctrinal work: intellectually rigorous, yet practical.

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The United States must improve its ability to cope with low-­intensity conflict. We must become a great deal better at fighting this kind of war. We may learn quickly, in which case we will be able to cope with low-­intensity conflict in the near-­term; or we may learn slowly, in which case we will suffer years of frustration.

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Four reports from the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies examine crucial issues involving the Chinese military: assessing Chinese military transparency; civil-­military relations in China and the PLA's role in elite politics; China's out of area naval operations; and China's quest for advanced military aviation technologies (buy, build or steal).

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