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vii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Tells the fist person story of Verne Lyon, an Iowa farm boy away at college who is inducted into the CIA to spy on his professors and fellow student as part of MHCHAOS, the then largest domestic surveillance program in American history. Framed by his handlers for an airport bombing the young Lyon is dispatched to Cuba to subvert the Castro regime and, when he balks at increasingly nefarious dirty tricks and tries to quit, the CIA kidnaps him twice, finally returning him to American soil and Leavenworth Penitentiary. Today a free man, Lyon details his journey through CIA lies and deceit both to make amends and to reveal the secret workings of government all around us.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781476670904 20180319
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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220 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Kalter Krieg und Stunde Null
  • Die Ausgangslage
  • Die Kleine Anfrage und die Antwort der Bundesregierung
  • Daten und Dokumente klauen unter Freunden : das geht doch
  • Briefe, Anträge, Recherchen
  • Die Akte ging nach Moskau : oder doch nicht?
  • Die andere Seite des Problems : eine zweite Kleine Anfrage
  • Briefe und Begegnungen
  • Wovor fürchten sie sich so?
  • Noch immer kein Finale : ein vorläufiger Zwischenbericht.
Green Library
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2 volumes ; 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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462 pages ; 23 cm
  • Introduction : L'avènement de l'espionnage moderne -- Première guerre mondiale -- Marthe McKenna La résistance en Belgique -- Joseph Crozier Missions secrètes -- Von Rintelen Un saboteur à Manhattan -- H.C. Hoy 40 0.B., la chambre de l'Amirauté -- Colonel von Walzel Guerre secrète en Suisse -- Sigismund Payne Best L'incident de Venlo -- Paul Paillole La source Hans-Thilo Schmidt et Enigma -- Asa Briggs Les décodeurs de Bletchley Park -- Frantisek Moravec La source A-54 -- Colonel Passy Les services secrets de la France libre -- Sandor Rado Les sources allemandes du réseau Dora -- Pavel Soudoplatov Opération "Monastère" -- Colonel Reile La répression de la Résistance française -- Walter Schellenberg L'affaire Cicéron -- William Casey Les premiers pas de l'OSS -- George McNally Les faux-monnayeurs nazis.
"Quel rôle ont joué les espions dans les deux guerres mondiales ? Voici pour la première fois réunis les témoignages d'hommes et de femmes qui ont contribué à façonner cette histoire: Les historiens ont souvent ignoré ou minoré l'importance du renseignement dans le fait militaire contemporain. Il est vrai que les témoignages doivent être recoupés par les archives, ce qui requiert le recul du temps. Cette anthologie sans équivalent propose donc une histoire parallèle des deux guerres mondiales, telle qu'il est enfin possible de l'écrire. Des "coups tordus" entre belligérants de la Grande Guerre aux décryptages décisifs de la Seconde Guerre; -dés agents doubles (voire triples) aux saboteurs infiltrés en territoire ennemi, des simples informateurs aux "seigneurs" de l'espionnage, des anciens des services allemands, russes, français, britanniques, américains, etc. dévoilent ici des épisodes marquants, et souvent stupéfiants, de leur carrière. On croisera des noms connus des historiens du renseignement, comme Marthe McKenna, Walter Schellenberg, le colonel Rémy ou Pavel Soudoplatov... Mais on découvrira aussi nombre de personnages dont nous publions le témoignage inédit. Ces récits sont éclairés par la recherche la plus récente. La sélection présentée écarte ceux, parmi les plus célèbres, dont on sait aujourd'hui qu'il s'agissait de pures inventions ou d'exagérations."--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library

5. Missioni segrete [2018]

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239 pages ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Le prisonnier en discours et représentation -- L'iconographie du captif de l'antiquité au XVIIIe siècle ou la lente émergence d'un scrupule -- La figure des prisonniers de guerre (Européens et Ottomans) à travers les récits de l'expédition de Candie (1667-1669) : entre mort, souffrance et trahison -- Le discours sur les prisonniers de guerre, des Lumières à la Révolution -- Den Feind studieren : Perspektiven auf den franzbisischen Soldaten in deutscher Kriegsgefangensche (1870-1871) -- Prisonniers de guerre et saints libérateurs au Moyen Âge et à l'époque moderne -- Le droit et les statuts -- Le statut de prisonnier de guerre et les lois de la rançon à la fin du Moyen Âge -- Le sort des prisonniers sur le champ de bataille aux XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles, vers une humanisation ? -- Entre représailles et indispensable coopération : la gestion administrative des marins prisonniers de guerre pendant la guerre de la Ligue d'Augsbourg (1688-1697) -- Les prisonniers de guerre pendant la guerre Succession d'Autriche -- La fin de la captivité sur parole : la naissance de la captivité de guerre moderne -- La conférence de Bruxelles (1874), le baron Lambermont et les prisonniers de guerre : un enjeu secondaire -- Les textes conventionnels : le chemin du droit international des prisonniers (seconde moitié du XIXe siècle) -- Conditions de captivité -- Kriegsgefangene der Reichsarmee im Neunfahrigen Krieg und im Spanischen Erbfolgekrieg (1688-1714) -- Faire face à la détention. Représentations et stratégies des prisonniers de guerre marins dans le Finistère (1794-1795) -- Prisonniers de guerre néerlandais aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles -- Les prisonniers de guerre de la bataille de Fleurus (1690-1691) -- Vivre sa foi en captivité : les guerres indiennes 1640-1670.
"La thématique des prisonniers de guerre reste peu connue pour l'époque moderne, au moment où les armées connaissent massification et nationalisation de leurs effectifs. Le présent livre aborde divers aspects de cette question et le cheminement jusqu'au moment où se développent et s'institutionnalisent droits et statuts des prisonniers de guerre. L'analyse des évolutions dans le traitement de ces prisonniers à partir du Moyen Âge permet ainsi de montrer les réalités de cette condition avant l'émergence des conventions internationales et l'entrée dans le XXe siècle. Afin de jeter les bases d'une réflexion d'ensemble, plusieurs thèmes sont évoqués. Celui de la capture, moment clef qui détermine le passage du soldat en capacité de se défendre et de se battre à celui de prisonnier. Logiquement, ce sont alors les conditions de la captivité qui sont abordées, ce qui permet de se diriger vers la question du droit et du statut. Pour ne pas se limiter à ces aspects formels et institutionnels, il a semblé utile d'ouvrir le champ d'analyse aux représentations sur les prisonniers et de ces derniers sur eux-mêmes."--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library
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142 p. ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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248 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
East Asia Library
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xi, 354 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xx, 176 pages : illustrations ; [ca. 23-29] cm
  • Why Do We Need Biometrics Not a New Capability but New to the Battlefield Biometrics Basics What is Biometrics? Identification vs. Verification Acquiring Biometric Data What Are Modalities? Biometric Matching: What Does it Really Mean? Biometrics and Forensics Biometrics and Intelligence Data-Sharing "It's the Network!" General Operational Issues Advanced Preparation is Key Selecting the Right System for the Operation (or Modifying the Wrong One) Match Your Matching Scheme to the Mission and the System The Database(s) Communications and Data Movement are Critical Effective Policy Enables Effective Biometrics Operations TTPs and Training Collection Considerations The Modality Should Match the Mission The Impact of the Coalition Operations The Six Ps: Prior Planning Prevents Piss-Poor Performance Biometrics Scenario 1: Preparing for Operation GORDON Intelligence Support to Biometrics (and Vice Versa) Biometrics-Enabled Intelligence Biometrics-Enabled Watchlisting BEI Support to the Targeting Process Biometrically-Enabled IPB Strategic Intelligence Applications of Identity Data Identity Support for HUMINT and Counterintelligence (CI) Source Operations Biometrics Support for Interrogation Operations In Conclusion: Intelligence is Critical to Biometrics Scenario 2: Intelligence Impacts on Biometrics in Operation GORDON Biometric Support to Offensive Operations Biometrics Support to Targeted Operations Attacking the Network Biometrically-Enabled Checkpoint Operations Biometric Reconnaissance Biometrics Support for Population Management Scenario 3: Raid on Baraawe Biometrics Support for Defensive Operations Biometrics for Access Control Biometrics Support for Personal Vetting Biometrics Can Help Detect Insider Threats Biometrics for Tactical Force Protection Scenario 3: Biometrics Support for Force Protection in Operation GORDON Biometrics Support to Operations across the Military Spectrum Managing Detainee-Processing and -Handling with Biometrics Biometrics at the Border Biometrics and the Legal Fight Biometrics Support for Humanitarian Operations Biometrics for Friendly-Force Identity Verification and Tracking Chapter 7 Scenario: Biometrics for Detainee Management and Border Control in Operation GORDON What's Next for Military (and Other) Biometrics Operations? Increasing Focus on "Blue Force" Capabilities Improvement in Standoff and Mobile Collection Improved Forensics Capabilities Biometrics Ubiquity Biometrics-Based Encryption How Can Biometrics Be Used in Nonmilitary "Operations"? Biometrically Enabled Diplomacy and Diplomatic Security No More Benghazis: Biometrics Support to Diplomacy and Diplomatic Security Why Not Use Biometrics to Protect Our Government's Most Valuable Asset? USSS Biometrics in Action The Future of the U.S. Military Biometrics Capability DoD Biometrics Needs an Agile Acquisition Program Personnel Support for Future Biometrics Operations Afterword: The U.S. Department of Defense Needs an Advanced Identity Enterprise Open and Flexible Architecture Integrated Biometrics Operations and Intelligence Expanding the Concept of Enrollment Beyond Biometrics Beyond One-to-Many Identification.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482260212 20171218
Biometrics in Support of Military Operations: Lessons from the Battlefield examines and evaluates recent U.S. military experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan in the context of the use of biometrics and related technologies. The book takes a comprehensive look at how biometrics has been used to support various military operations and suggests ways that its uses can be further developed. It fills a void in understanding how to incorporate biometrics by providing a guide to develop and establish formal operational roles and procedures when applying the technology. Written in an informal style that makes it accessible to people who are not necessarily operators or technicians of biometrics technologies, this book bridges an existing gap to better educate leaders inside and outside of the U.S. military on the far-reaching potential of biometrics in support of tactical operations. It argues that the gap between those inside and outside the military is the result of failure to document lessons learned from battle experience, as well as a lack of a combined vision among the Joint Forces to fully recognize and exploit the capabilities of biometrics for enhanced future success. This book fills that gap. Biometrics has great potential as an effective tool if properly developed and utilized. The book concludes with a look at the future of emerging applications for the military but also considers a wider range of deployment of biometrics outside the military, such as in governmental organizations, including foreign diplomacy. Biometrics can be applied to any operational area that requires accurate and rapid identification of unknown individuals in order to support its operations and protect personnel and resources. Biometrics in Support of Military Operations is an important beginning point in an emerging field for gaining understanding and better mastery of biometrics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482260212 20171218
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x, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
In the World War I era, veterans fought for a unique right: access to government-sponsored health care. In the process, they built a pillar of American social policy. Burdens of War explores how the establishment of the veterans' health system marked a reimagining of modern veterans' benefits and signaled a pathbreaking validation of the power of professionalized institutional medical care.Adler reveals that a veterans' health system came about incrementally, amid skepticism from legislators, doctors, and army officials concerned about the burden of long-term obligations, monetary or otherwise, to ex-service members. She shows how veterans' welfare shifted from centering on pension and domicile care programs rooted in the nineteenth century to direct access to health services. She also traces the way that fluctuating ideals about hospitals and medical care influenced policy at the dusk of the Progressive Era; how race, class, and gender affected the health-related experiences of soldiers, veterans, and caregivers; and how interest groups capitalized on a tense political and social climate to bring about change.The book moves from the 1910s-when service members requested better treatment, Congress approved new facilities and increased funding, and elected officials expressed misgivings about who should have access to care-to the 1930s, when the economic crash prompted veterans to increasingly turn to hospitals for support while bureaucrats, politicians, and doctors attempted to rein in the system. By the eve of World War II, the roots of what would become the country's largest integrated health care system were firmly planted and primed for growth. Drawing readers into a critical debate about the level of responsibility America bears for wounded service members, Burdens of War is a unique and moving case study.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421422879 20170919
Green Library
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220 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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x, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Warriors of high aspirations : the origins of military insubordination, 1858-1868
  • Jewel in the palace : the new political order, 1868-1873
  • "By not stopping" : military insubordination and the Taiwan expedition, 1874
  • Fatal optimism : rebels and assassins in the 1870s
  • Gold-eating monsters : military independence and the prerogative of supreme command
  • Three puffs on a cigarette : Miura Gorō and the assassination of Queen Min
  • Coup d'état in three acts : the Taishō political crisis, 1912-1913
  • The king of Manchuria : Kōmoto Daisaku and the assassination of Zhang Zuolin, 1928
  • Cherry blossom : from resistance to rebellion, 1931
  • Pure as water : the incident of February 1936 and the limits of military insubordination.
Green Library
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xiv, 215 pages ; 24 cm.
The Eritrean National Service (ENS) lies at the core of the post-independence state, not only supplying its military, but affecting every aspect of the country's economy, its social services, its public sector and its politics. Over half the workforce are forcibly enrolled into it by the government, driving the country's youth to escape national service by seeking employment and asylum elsewhere. Yet how did the ENS, which began during the 1961-91 liberation struggle as part of the idea of the "common good" - in which individual interests were sacrificed in pursuit of the grand scheme of independence and the country's development - degenerate into forced labour and a modern form of slavery? And why, when Eritrea no longer faces existential threat, does the government continue to demand such service from its citizens? This book provides for the first time an in-depth and critical scrutiny of the ENS's achievements and failures and its overarching impact on the social fabric of Eritrea. The author discusses the historical backdrop to the ENS and the rationales underlying it; its goals and objectives; its transformative effects, as well as its impact on the country's defence capability, national unity, national identity construction and nation-building. He also analyses the extent to which the national service functions as an effective mechanism of transmitting the core values of the liberation struggle to the conscripts and through them to the rest of country's population. Finally, the book assesses whether the core aims and objectives of the ENS proclaimed by various governments have been or are in the process of being accomplished and, drawing on the testimony of the hitherto voiceless conscripts themselves, its impact on their lives and livelihoods. GAIM KIBREAB is Professor of Research and Director of Refugee Studies, School of Law and Social Science, London South Bank University. He is the author of Eritrea: A Dream Deferred (James Currey, 2009) and People on the Edge in the Horn (James Currey, 1996).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781847011602 20170731
Green Library
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363 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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xi, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Close Combat Privatization 2. The Armed Contractor Phenomenon: A Contemporary Debate with a Long History 3. Mercenaries, Soldiers, and Armed Contractors: An Explication 4. Armed Military Privatization and the Commodification of Force 5. The Belligerent Equality of Armed Contractors? 6. The Challenge of Military Privatization to the Military Profession 7. The "Second Contractor War" and the Future of Armed Contractors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472464439 20170130
This book explores the ethical implications of using armed contractors, taking a consequentialist approach to this multidisciplinary debate. While privatization is not a new concept for the US military, the public debate on military privatization is limited to legal, financial, and pragmatic concerns. A critical assessment of the ethical dimensions of military privatization in general is missing. More specifically, in light of the increased reliance upon armed contractors, it must be asked whether it is morally permissible for governments to employ them at all. To this end, this book explores four areas that highlight the ethical implications of using armed contractors: how armed contractors are distinct from soldiers and mercenaries; the commodification of force; the belligerent equality of combatants; and the impact of armed contractors on the professional military. While some take an absolutist position, wanting to bar the use of private military altogether, this book reveals how these absolutist arguments are problematic and highlights that there are circumstances where turning to private force may be the only option. Recognising that outsourcing force will continue, this book thus proposes some changes to account for the problems of commodification, belligerent equality, and the challenge to the military profession. This book will be of interest to students of private security, military studies, ethics, security studies, and IR in general.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472464439 20170130
Green Library
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xii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • 1. Introduction 2. The Origins of SIB 3. The Mediterranean Theatre 4. D-Day to Berlin 5. 'Dickie' Hearn and 62 Special Investigations Section 6. Planning for Liberation and Occupation 7. The Italian Job 8. The Greek Imbroglio 9. North West Europe 10. Coming Home.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781350025011 20170907
Exporting British Policing is a comprehensive study of British military policing in liberated Europe during the Second World War. Preventing and detecting thefts, receiving and profiteering together with the maintenance of order in its broadest sense are, in the peacetime world, generally confided to the police. However, the Second World War witnessed the use of civilian police to create a detective division of the British Army's Military Police (SIB), and the use of British civilian police, alongside American police, as Civil Affairs Officers to restore order and civil administration. Part One follows the men of the SIB from their pre-war careers to confrontations with mafiosi and their investigations into widespread organised crime and war crimes during which they were constantly hampered by being seen as a Cinderella service commanded by 'temporary gentlemen'. Part Two focuses on the police officers who served in Civil Affairs who tended to come from higher ranks in the civilian police than those who served in SIB. During the war they occupied towns with the assault troops, and then sought to reorganise local administration; at the end of the war in the British Zones of Germany and Austria they sought to turn both new Schutzmanner and police veterans of the Third Reich into British Bobbies. Using memoirs and anecdotes, Emsley critically draws on the subjective experiences of these police personnel, assessing the successes of these wartime efforts for preventing and investigating crimes such as theft and profiteering and highlighting the importance of historical precedent, given current difficulties faced by international policing organizations in enforcing democratic police reform in post-conflict societies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781350025011 20170907
Green Library
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xix, 236 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
In this astonishing new history of wartime Britain, historian Stephen Bourne unearths the fascinating stories of the gay men who served in the armed forces and at home, and brings to light the great unheralded contribution they made to the war effort. Fighting Proud weaves together the remarkable lives of these men, from RAF hero Ian Gleed - a Flying Ace twice honoured for bravery by King George VI - to the infantry officers serving in the trenches on the Western Front in WWI - many of whom led the charges into machine-gun fire only to find themselves court-martialled after the war for indecent behaviour. Behind the lines, Alan Turing's work on breaking the 'enigma machine' and subsequent persecution contrasts with the many stories of love and courage in Blitzed-out London, with new wartime diaries and letters unearthed for the first time. Bourne tells the bitterly sad story of Ivor Novello, who wrote the WWI anthem 'Keep the Home Fires Burning', and the crucial work of Noel Coward - who was hated by Hitler for his work entertaining the troops. Fighting Proud also includes a wealth of long-suppressed wartime photography subsequently ignored by mainstream historians. This book is a monument to the bravery, sacrifice and honour shown by a persecuted minority, who contributed during Britain's hour of need.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784538743 20171009
Green Library
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xvi, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Manpower is the lifeblood of armies regardless of time or place. In the First World War, much of Canada's military effort went toward sustaining the Canadian Expeditionary Force, especially in France and Belgium. The job was not easy. The government and Department of Militia and Defence were tasked with recruiting and training hundreds of thousands of men, shipping them to England, and creating organizations on the continent meant to forward these men to their units. The first book to explore the issue of manpower in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Filling the Ranks examines the administrative and organizational changes that fostered efficiency and sustained the army. Richard Holt describes national civilian and military recruitment policies and criteria both inside and outside of Canada; efforts to recruit women, convicts, and members of First Nations, African Canadian, Asian, and Slavic communities; the conduct of entry-level training; and the development of a coherent reinforcement structure. Canada's ability to fill the ranks with trained soldiers ultimately helped make the Corps an elite formation within the British Expeditionary Force. Based on extensive research in British and Canadian archives, Filling the Ranks provides a wealth of new information on Canada"s role in the Great War.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780773548770 20170508
Green Library
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295 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Green Library