Victory At Any Cost

Author: Cecil B. Currey
Editor: Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1612340105
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The definitive biography of one of history's greatest generals

Professional Journal Of The United States Army

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Military Review

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Recombinant Dna

Author: John Richards
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323153062
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Recombinant DNA: Science, Ethics, and Politics emerged from papers presented at a conference, Ethical and Methodological Dimensions of Scientific Research: Recombinant DNA, A Case Study, held at the University of Georgia, April 15-16, 1977. Starting with an introduction to the methods and uses of recombinant DNA technology, the remaining contributions made by researchers at the symposium are organized into four parts. The first part contains papers on the development and utilization of recombinant DNA technology; genetic engineering in agriculture; and the dangers of unrestricted research. The second part focuses on the ethical aspects of recombinant DNA research. It includes studies such as ethical prerequisites for examining biological research; the limitations of broad moral policies; and ethical theories underlying the recombinant DNA controversy. The third part examines the legal aspects of recombinant DNA research and examines the issue of whether such research should be regulated. The papers in the fourth part consider directors for future research.

War Aggression And Self Defence

Author: Yoram Dinstein
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521797580
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Yoram Dinstein's seminal book is an essential guide to the legal issues of war and peace, armed attack and self-defense. This third edition incorporates new materials on the Kosovo air campaign, "humanitarian intervention," recent Security Council resolutions, the latest pronouncements of the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. This comprehensive introduction to the legal issues surrounding war and self-defense continues to provide an indispensable tool for students and practitioners of international law, international relations and military studies.

Afghanistan

Author: Mohammed Kakar
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520208935
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"The times Kakar writes about have . . . pervasively influenced every life in Afghanistan. . . . He was continuously faced with different versions of the Afghan experience as his country went through one of the great cataclysms of its history. We are fortunate to have his account."—Robert Canfield, editor of Turko-Persia in Historical Perspective "This is the first history of recent events in Afghanistan by a native historian trained in London. Kakar writes objectively about the Soviets, the Afghan government, and the Mujahideen. With personal observations, including years spent in Kabul's notorious Pul-i Charkhi prison, this book is unique in revealing many events hitherto not known or recorded. It will remain a standard work on . . . contemporary Afghanistan."—Richard N. Frye, Harvard University "Kakar, one of Afghanistan's most distinguished scholars, has provided an outstanding account of a complex and interesting phase of modern Afghanistan history. . . . A fascinating and absorbing analysis . . . exhaustive and most valuable."—Vartan Gregorian, President, Brown University

Peace At What Price

Author: Sarah E. Croco
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107081491
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Peace at What Price? explains why some leaders voluntarily stay in wartime quagmires by introducing the theoretical concept of leader culpability. Sarah E. Croco includes analyses on wars from 1816 to 2007, several case illustrations, and a discussion of the American experience in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Awakening Warrior

Author: Timothy L. Challans
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791471265
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Explores moral progress in the American military.

Kinslayer

Author: Jay Kristoff
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 023077203X
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The second novel in Jay Kristoff's epic The Lotus War Trilogy, Kinslayer sees an empire fall to its knees and a fledgling rebellion struggle to survive. A shattered empire . . . The threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The Lotus Guild conspires to renew the nation's broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion by endorsing a new Shogun who desires nothing more than to see Yukiko dead. A dark legacy . . . Yukiko and the mighty thunder tiger Buruu have been cast in the role of heroes. But Yukiko herself is blinded by rage over her father's death, and her ability to hear the thoughts of beasts. A gathering storm . . . Kagé assassins lurk within the Shogun's palace, plotting to end the new dynasty before it begins. A new enemy gathers its strength. And across raging oceans, Yukiko and Buruu will face foes no katana or talon can defeat. The ghosts of a blood-stained past.

Doomsday World

Author: Peter David
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743420926
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The planet Kirlos -- an artificial world built by a mysterious long-dead race called the Ariantu. Kirlos is now home to many races from both the Federation and the K'vin Hegemony, who have enjoyed years of peaceful co-existence and profitable trade. The planet also hold a wealth of undiscovered archaeological treasures, which the Enterprise™ and its crew are dispatched to help uncover. Sent to the surface to assist an archaeological team, Geordi, Data, and Worf soon find themselves cut off from the Enterprise -- and the prime suspects in a series of terrorist attacks. The three Enterprise crewmen are imprisoned, relations between the K'vin and the Federation begin to crumble, and Kirlos' ancient underground machinery awakens from a centuries long dormancy, primed to release the most powerful destructive force ever known.