Assessment of the Effectiveness of Economic SanctionsAssessment of the Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Yesun Yoon
This study investigates what factors influence the effectiveness of economic sanctions in changing behavior of targeted states. U.S. and UN leaders often turn to economic sanctions rather than military force to achieve international political objectives, believing that sanctions are as effective as, and more humane than, military force. Yet, histor ...
Number of pages: 82 | Publication Date: 2018-08-05 | ISBN-13: 9781718056855

Case Studies on Technology Adoption in Navy Energy and Environmental Technology Projects - Cultural Conflicts Challenge, Fire Fighting Foam System, SPIDERS Power Infrastructure DemonstrationCase Studies on Technology Adoption in Navy Energy and Environmental Technology Projects - Cultural Conflicts Challenge, Fire Fighting Foam System, SPIDERS Power Infrastructure Demonstration
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Kristi Gordon
Bridging the gap over "the valley of death" is the purpose of technology transition programs and is not a new challenge for the Navy. However, these initiatives usually focus on technology development, not on the adoption side of the transition gap. The Navy created the Adoption Readiness Level framework to assist transition managers with this chal ...
Number of pages: 71 | Publication Date: 2018-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9781720100485

Out From Prohibition's ShadowOut From Prohibition's Shadow
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Ryan Evans
The purpose of this study is twofold: to determine the success of alternative drug policy and to provide a foundation for better assessment of drug policy success in promoting stability. Mexico has the world's most lucrative drug trafficking corridor. Decades of militarized prohibitionist drug eradication and interdiction have destabilized Mexico a ...
Number of pages: 177 | Publication Date: 2018-09-06 | ISBN-13: 9781720109860

Analysis of Department of Defense (DoD) Support in Domestic Disaster Relief - Analysis of Federal Response to 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, Importance of Pre-Positioning SuppliesAnalysis of Department of Defense (DoD) Support in Domestic Disaster Relief - Analysis of Federal Response to 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, Importance of Pre-Positioning Supplies
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Eugene Ho, Daniel Davis
Our research analyzed Department of Defense (DoD) involvement in the disaster relief efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. During the 2017 hurricane season, the United States experienced three major hurricanes in rapid succession. These events tested the hurricane responses of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and have left s ...
Number of pages: 64 | Publication Date: 2018-09-03 | ISBN-13: 9781720039129

U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Amphibious Operations in the 21st CenturyU.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Amphibious Operations in the 21st Century
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Marine Corps (USMC)
Three excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: Amphibious Operations in the 21st Century, Amphibious Ships and Landing Craft Data Book, Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Overview. There will continue to be a blurring of what was previously thought to be ...
Number of pages: 127 | Publication Date: 2018-08-22 | ISBN-13: 9781719844147

Special OperationsSpecial Operations
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Steven Cooper, Fray Doyle
Russia threatens Eastern Europe, overtly and covertly, with offensive cyber-attacks, by shooting down aircraft, and through violations of international law such as the annexation of Crimea. The current economic sanctions are not deterring Russia from acting aggressively. Nuclear deterrence is not an appropriate or proportional deterrent of, or resp ...
Number of pages: 64 | Publication Date: 2018-09-09 | ISBN-13: 9781720192558

Army Transportation Corps HistoryArmy Transportation Corps History
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Richard Killblane
The official historian of the Army Transportation Corps provides a great history of the Transportation Corps in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2 (OIF-2) and the April 2005 Uprising. By the second rotation of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF 2), commercial contracts played a greater role in the line haul mission. Two truck medium truck battalions conducted lon ...
Number of pages: 69 | Publication Date: 2018-08-26 | ISBN-13: 9781719892032

Organized for InnovationOrganized for Innovation
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Christopher Lynn
How can defense organizations best position themselves to adopt novel ideas and cutting-edge technologies? Many organizations within the Department of Defense (DoD) require the ongoing adoption of new methodologies and approaches as a part of their core operations. Constant shifts in the operational environment, to include ever-changing adversaries ...
Number of pages: 64 | Publication Date: 2018-08-29 | ISBN-13: 9781719954341

Comparison of Naval Acquisition Efficiency Between the United States and China - PRC and PLAN Naval Shipbuilding, Performance Metrics, U.S. and Asian, European Allies, Innovation FactorsComparison of Naval Acquisition Efficiency Between the United States and China - PRC and PLAN Naval Shipbuilding, Performance Metrics, U.S. and Asian, European Allies, Innovation Factors
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Matthew Lorge
The People's Republic of China has emerged as the most significant long-term strategic competitor to the United States on the world stage. To accomplish this, China has made substantial investments in modern naval systems. In order to understand how successful China has been in this effort, an understanding of its acquisition system is required. Di ...
Number of pages: 97 | Publication Date: 2018-08-29 | ISBN-13: 9781719956178

Army Transportation Corps HistoryArmy Transportation Corps History
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), Richard Killblane
The official historian of the Army Transportation Corps provides a great history of the Vietnam War offensive known as Lam Son 719, or Operation Dewey Canyon II. Accumulating intelligence indicated that the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) was building up their logistical bases across the Laotian border. General Creighton Abrams, Commander of Military A ...
Number of pages: 85 | Publication Date: 2018-08-26 | ISBN-13: 9781719892636

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