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Earl Gregg Swem Library

NATO’s Military Response to Russia

Categories: Defense/Military,Great Britain,NATO,Russia

http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/CBP-7276#fullreport

Explains the main details of the Readiness Action Plan adopted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in response to the 2014 Russia-Ukraine crisis and the military contribution of the United Kingdom.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper 07276

 

Department of Defense Contractor and Troop Levels in Iraq and Afghanistan: 2007-2014

Categories: Afghanistan,Defense/Military,Govt Procurement,Iraq,Statistics

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R44116.pdf

Provides details about contractor/troop levels and expenditures for contractors by the U.S. military during the period of study.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Dark Web

Categories: Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Govt Secrecy,Spying/Intelligence,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44101.pdf

Discusses the darker corners of the deep or unindexed web, what it is used for, how it is accessed, and how law enforcement, the military, and intelligence officials are using it.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

The National Military Strategy of the United States of America 2015

Categories: Defense/Military,Homeland Security,Terrorism

http://www.jcs.mil/Portals/36/Documents/Publications/2015_National_Military_Strategy.pdf

Describes how the U.S. will employ our military forces to protect and advance our national interests in face of significant global disorder with challenges coming from traditional state actors and transregional networks of sub-state groups.  From the Joint Chiefs of Staff

 

Growing the Military Mission in the Commonwealth of Virginia: Executive Summary and Public Report

Categories: Defense/Military,Headlines,Homeland Security,Virginia Issues

https://vada.virginia.gov/media/3955/150420-final-vda-exec-summary_public-report.pdf

Outlines ways that Virginia can help strengthen the military’s national security role while aiding economic activity in the state and avoiding base closures in the near future.   Among the 20 recommendations: creation of a Center of Excellence at William and Mary devoted to a “Whole of Government” approach to national security challenges.  From the Governor’s Commission on Military Installations and Defense Activities.

 

Department of Defense Base Structure Report: Fiscal Year 2014 Baseline

Categories: Defense/Military

http://www.acq.osd.mil/ie/download/bsr/Base%20Structure%20Report%20FY14.pdf

A description of real property data owned or managed by the Department of Defense arranged alphabetically by state.  From the Department of Defense

 

Department of Defense Law of War Manual

Categories: Defense/Military

http://www.defense.gov/pubs/Law-of-War-Manual-June-2015.pdf

Described as the first-ever DOD-wide Law of War Manual.  Covers the international law principles governing armed conflict.  From the Defense Department

 

Report on Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan

Categories: Afghanistan,Defense/Military,Terrorism

http://www.defense.gov/pubs/June_1225_Report_Final.pdf

Inaugural report in a new series of military reports on the situation in Afghanistan.  Reports on the noncombat mission to train, advise, and assist Afghan forces in the defense of their country.  From the Defense Department

 

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