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Surviving The International War Zone

Author : Robert R. Rail
ISBN : 1439827958
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Few people are better able to describe how to survive in a war zone than those who have seen, experienced, and lived it first-hand. Comprised of a collection of original stories from international contributors, Surviving the International War Zone: Security Lessons Learned and Stories from Police and Military Peacekeeping Forces contains true accounts of unimaginable scenarios that could only occur in war-torn and conflict-ridden areas. Presenting accounts written by military and police officers who lived in different dangerous regions across the world, the book offers an inside look at the lives of the officers and the local people living in the war zone environment. Covering many facets of daily life, the book helps readers understand how to survive in deadly terrain. With contributions from soldiers and law enforcement personnel from 13 different countries who have lived and served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, Bosnia, Kosovo, East Timor, Cambodia, Haiti, and Liberia, the book includes practical tips for day-to-day life in a war zone. It examines topics such as: Surviving extreme temperatures and staying healthy Interacting with the indigenous population and cultural awareness Adjusting to the challenges of limited technology and resources Protecting oneself from the imminent threat of violence that is present in all war-torn regions Enhanced with photographs from the war zone, the stories in this volume range from accounts of unspeakable torture, to descriptions of deplorable living conditions, to moments of humor. Some of the stories will make you laugh; others may make you cry. Ultimately, the book provides an unparalleled insight into the full range of deep-seated and sometimes conflicting emotions of the people who have lived and served in war zones and have come home to tell about it.

International Intervention And The Use Of Force Military And Police Roles

Author : Cornelius Friesendorf
ISBN : 9292222023
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The Unspoken Dialogue

Author : Robert R. Rail
ISBN : NWU:35556033433350
Genre : Psychology
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Defense Without Damage

Author : Robert Rail
ISBN : 0788121405
Genre : Arrest (Police methods)
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Rather than employing a traditional martial arts approach, this handbook emphasizes the use of the lowest level of force necessary to control the subject and the use of verbal skills throughout an encounter in order to reduce a police officer's later legal liability risk. The use of over 240 photographs helps the student master the basic skills presented here and build realistic expectations. The first 11 chapters of the book present defensive techniques: stances, blocks, basic handstrike/kicking defense and control, escort and control techniques, miscellaneous street techniques, defending against grabbing attacks, tactical partner assist, removal of subject from motor vehicle, handcuffing, weapon defense, and counter-offensive handgun skills. The final chapter focuses on attitudes and philosophy: confrontation, carelessness, enmity, and other emotions.

Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists

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Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.

Policing The New World Disorder Peace Operation And Public Security

Author : Robert Oakley
ISBN : 1478267100
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In the post-Cold War era anarchic conditions within sovereign states have repeatedly posed serious and intractable challenges to the international order. Many nations have been called upon to conduct peace operations in response to dysfunctional or disintegrating states.

International Law And New Wars

Author : Christine Chinkin
ISBN : 9781316764534
Genre : Law
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International Law and New Wars examines how international law fails to address the contemporary experience of what are known as 'new wars' - instances of armed conflict and violence in places such as Syria, Ukraine, Libya, Mali, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. International law, largely constructed in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, rests to a great extent on the outmoded concept of war drawn from European experience - inter-state clashes involving battles between regular and identifiable armed forces. The book shows how different approaches are associated with different interpretations of international law, and, in some cases, this has dangerously weakened the legal restraints on war established after 1945. It puts forward a practical case for what it defines as second generation human security and the implications this carries for international law.

Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.

Cambodia

Author : Trevor Findlay
ISBN : UOM:39015034248420
Genre : History
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This book is an account and analysis of the United Nations peacekeeping operation mounted in Cambodia between 1991 and 1993 in fulfillment of the 1991 Paris Peace Settlement. Although its mission was jeopardized by non-cooperation of the Khymer Rouge, the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) successfully guided Cambodia back to democratic, constitutional government and relative peace. This study reveals the successes and failures of UNTAC and draws lessons for future UN peacekeeping operations. It should be of interest to scholars and students concerned with strategic studies, peace studies, and international relations.

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