Plan of Attack

Author: Bob Woodward

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471104672

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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Award-winning journalist Bob Woodward has spent over thirty years in Washington's corridors of power. In All the President's Men it was he, together with Carl Bernstein, who exposed the Watergate scandal and he has been giving us a privileged front-row seat to White-House intrigue and decision-making ever since. With PLAN OF ATTACK he brings his investigative skills to bear on the administration of George W. Bush, and the build-up to war in Iraq. What emerges is a fascinating and intimate portrait of the leading powers in Bush's war council and their allies overseas as they prepare their pre-emptive attack and change the course of history.

Plan of Attack

Author: Dale Brown

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 006174946X

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

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The destruction of a Russian air base by robotic U.S. warplanes has reawakenedthe bear -- and America must pay a terrible price. In retaliation, Russia's leader launches the most devastating military sneak attack since Pearl Harbor, decimating America's strategic air forces. Now an embattled U.S. president must choose between two horrific scenarios: a cease-fire on the enemy's terms ... or respond with every weapon in the nation's arsenal, possibly triggering global thermonuclear war. Disgraced and demoted to a desk job, aerial warfare expert Brigadier General Patrick McLanahan saw the nightmare coming -- and only he can stop the relentless Russian war machine. But the fight for the future must take place in the blazing skies, a battlefield off-limits to the discredited former commander of Air Battle Force ... unless McLanahan takes matters into his own hands.

Target: America

Hitler's Plan To Attack The United States

Author: James Duffy

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1461745896

Category: History

Page: 208

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Details the Third Reich’s shocking plans for worldwide offensives using secret weapons, including Hitler’s plan to bring World War II to the American homeland.

Gay's Plan of Attack

Author: Gay Ffrench Petherick

Publisher: Bookpal

ISBN: 9781742849959

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 494

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When we are born unto this world we don't know what our future is; it's like cloud you don't know what is behind it, it's an unknown future. I soon found that out at the early age of 17 years old where my hopes and dreams were cut short through a car accident which left me a quadriplegic. Being a strong female, as I am, I wouldn't let my disability or people rule my life which was a hard task? The bar for me was set rather high. I had to exceed expectations and refuse to live down to them. What God had given me was more than his fair share of challenges as I have found out through the years to follow. My bad luck was so frequent I still keep a diary today so anybody who was feeling sorry for themselves were left to answer to me.

The Fat Attack Plan

Author: Annette B. Natow

Publisher: Jo Ann Heslin

ISBN: 9780671734268

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

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Two noted nutritionists introduce a revolutionary new diet and health program based on the 1988 Surgeon General's report on the effects of fat in the diet, presenting a three-part plan designed to control cholesterol, maintain weight, and promote health.

Waging War, Planning Peace

U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars

Author: Aaron Rapport

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 0801455634

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

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As the U.S. experience in Iraq following the 2003 invasion made abundantly clear, failure to properly plan for risks associated with postconflict stabilization and reconstruction can have a devastating impact on the overall success of a military mission. In Waging War, Planning Peace, Aaron Rapport investigates how U.S. presidents and their senior advisers have managed vital noncombat activities while the nation is in the midst of fighting or preparing to fight major wars. He argues that research from psychology—specifically, construal level theory—can help explain how individuals reason about the costs of postconflict noncombat operations that they perceive as lying in the distant future. In addition to preparations for "Phase IV" in the lead-up to the Iraq War, Rapport looks at the occupation of Germany after World War II, the planned occupation of North Korea in 1950, and noncombat operations in Vietnam in 1964 and 1965. Applying his insights to these cases, he finds that civilian and military planners tend to think about near-term tasks in concrete terms, seriously assessing the feasibility of the means they plan to employ to secure valued ends. For tasks they perceive as further removed in time, they tend to focus more on the desirability of the overarching goals they are pursuing rather than the potential costs, risks, and challenges associated with the means necessary to achieve these goals. Construal level theory, Rapport contends, provides a coherent explanation of how a strategic disconnect can occur. It can also show postwar planners how to avoid such perilous missteps.

Mastering Wireless Penetration Testing for Highly Secured Environments

Author: Aaron Johns

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782163190

Category: Computers

Page: 220

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This book is intended for security professionals who want to enhance their wireless penetration testing skills and knowledge. Since this book covers advanced techniques, you will need some previous experience in computer security and networking.

Pharmacy Technician Certified Board Preparation: Comprehensive Review Manual

Comprehensive Review Manual

Author: Anne Nguyen

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781456863272

Category: Reference

Page: 130

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Pharmacy technicians today play a vital role in the pharmacy business and at other pharmacy practice sites. Technicians interact with patients, physicians, nurses, and health insurance providers. They work under the pharmacist's supervision and are allowed to assist in pharmacy activities that do not require the professional judgment of a pharmacist. Technicians are becoming more involved in the production and technical aspects of pharmacy, while pharmacists have become more involved with patient-care activities and have become the "dispensers of medicine".

The Plan of a Terroristic Attack

A Novel

Author: Hassan M.M. Tabib

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 374316843X

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Timm Svensen, a successful German business manager has waited for years to find the woman of his dreams for a shared life. In 2005, during a vacation in Spain, what he has awaited for so long happens; he meets his dream woman; Roya Sassan. She is very attractive and intelligent, and embodies all the best qualities of a woman, which he has always imagined. Within a short time, this superficial acquaintance turns to a true love. During a joint trip from Spain to Germany, Roya and Timm occasionally notice that someone appears to be following them. They have no idea that one day before their journey, the members of a terrorist organization took advantage of Timm’s absence from home to load 120 kilos of explosives into the trunk of his car and disable the locking system of the boot. They intend to blow up a skyscraper in Frankfurt, where Timm’s company’s offices happen to be located. The Plan of a Terrorist Attack is a deeply moving, and a passionate love story. Nevertheless, in the background, the fearsome preparations for a terrorist attack create thrills and excitement. Amidst it all is the question of why the terrorists would aspire to such a murderous and costly operation, and who is really behind it; always Al Qaida?

The Heart Attack Recovery Plan

The Positive Approach to Managing Your Lifestyle

Author: David Symes

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448116511

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

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The after-effects of a heart attack are wide ranging - and some of them unexpected. Physical health can never be taken for granted again. A balanced diet becomes a must. But the psychological effects, too, should not to be overlooked. Previously active and self-confident people can find the fear of a repeat attack will prevent them from enjoying sport or active hobbies. Partners may find that they are worried about having sex. Obsessive concern about the condition may dominate conversation. Coming to terms with such a dramatic experience will go through a number of common phases. This practical, accessible and authoritative guide explains not only what causes a heart attack, but also how to come to terms with recovery. It explains how to get the best from your GP, how to live safely - but fully. Complete with general nutritional guidelines this realistic guide is invaluable reading to all those living through a heart attack in the family. It will help you to keep your risk to a minimum and get your health back in good shape.


Black Attack

Author: Greg Seippel

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469117134

Category: Fiction

Page: 306

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Pensions Under Attack

What's Behind the Push to Privatize Public Pensions

Author: Monica Townson,Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Publisher: James Lorimer & Company

ISBN: 9781550286946

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 290

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Contents: 1 Why are Public Pensions Under Attack? 2 The Push for Privatization as the Answer to an Aging Population 3 Pinochet and the Chicago Boys Privatize Chile's Pension System 4 Margaret Thatcher Brings Opting-out to Britain's Pension System 5 Does Social Security have a Future in the U.S.? 6 Replacing the Canada Pension Plan with Individual Accounts 7 The Bottom Line on Privatization of Public Pensions in Canada

Strange Victory

Hitler's Conquest of France

Author: Ernest R. May

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 9781850433293

Category: France

Page: 594

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How did Hitler and his generals manage the swift conquest of France, considering that the French and their allies were superior in every measurable dimension and considering the Germans' own scepticism about their chances? This title is a new interpretation of Germany's lightning attack that swept the Wehrmacht to Paris in the spring of 1940. It studies the years leading up to those crucial weeks and suggests new ways to think about the decisions taken on both sides.

Real Estate Agent's Business Planning Guide

Author: Carla Cross

Publisher: Dearborn Real Estate

ISBN: 9780793109555

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Introduces the concept of business planning, tells how to review the marketplace and the previous year's business, and discusses professional development and marketing

Start Your Own College Planning Consultant Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Author: Eileen Figure Sandlin,Entrepreneur magazine

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613082460

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

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Thanks to today’s busy lifestyles, nearly 4,500 institutions of higher learning, and more than 21 million students, the need for college admissions consulting services continues to grow. The experts at Entrepreneur detail how education enthusiasts and/ or those with a passion for counseling others can take advantage of this home-based business opportunity. Coached by our experts, entrepreneurs learn how to identify their specialty or services—from steering high school students towards acceptance to assisting in filing admission and financial applications and other market needs. They also learn business basics such as establishing their company as a legal entity, outfitting a home office, handling the finances, promoting your services and the like. Given contact lists, resource lists, sample documents, and even interviews from practicing entrepreneurs sharing money-saving tips, pitfalls to avoid, and tricks of the trade, entrepreneurs gain all the intel they need to make their business startup and launch a success.

The Bush Administrations and Saddam Hussein

Deciding on Conflict

Author: A. Hybel,J. Kaufman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230601146

Category: Political Science

Page: 193

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The authors present a vital analysis of the foreign policy-making processes of the two Bush administrations prior to the attacks on Iraq. In a thorough comparison, they show how both presidents used historical analogies to evaluate information, relied on instinct to formulate decisions, and drew on moral language to justify their choices.