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Product Description: Defense analysis can improve support of policymakers dealing with multiple objectives and deep uncertainties. Doing so will involve both seeing through the fog with simple analysis and undergirding results with depth as necessary...read more

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9780833085078 | Rand Corp, April 18, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Defense analysis can improve support of policymakers dealing with multiple objectives and deep uncertainties.

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Product Description: This report builds on earlier RAND research that used qualitative conceptual causal models called “factor trees” to identify the factors that contribute to aspects of terrorism or insurgency and how the factors relate to each other...read more

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9780833079190 | Rand Corp, June 7, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This report builds on earlier RAND research that used qualitative conceptual causal models called “factor trees” to identify the factors that contribute to aspects of terrorism or insurgency and how the factors relate to each other.

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Product Description: "The personality of a general is indispensable," Napoleon once said. "He is the head, he is the all, of an army." In Masters of the Battlefield, Paul K. Davis offers vivid portraits of fifteen legendary military leaders whose brilliance on and off the battlefield embody this maxim...read more

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9780195342352 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 9, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: "The personality of a general is indispensable," Napoleon once said.

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Product Description: Using examples from strategic planning, acquisition management, logistics, manpower, crisis decisionmaking, and organization and management, this monograph summarizes 20 years of RAND's uncertainty analysis for national security. Highlights include RAND's evolutionary view of how to deal with "deep uncertainty" and coping with surprise developments...read more

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9780833076618 | Rand Corp, August 16, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Using examples from strategic planning, acquisition management, logistics, manpower, crisis decisionmaking, and organization and management, this monograph summarizes 20 years of RAND's uncertainty analysis for national security.

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Product Description: Governments intervening in post-conflict states find themselves beset with numerous challenges and profound dilemmas: It is often unclear how best to proceed because measures that may improve conditions in one respect may undermine them in another...read more
By Claude Berrebi (contributor), Christopher S. Chivvis (contributor), Paul K. Davis (editor) and Sarah Olmstead (contributor)

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9780833052490 | Rand Corp, October 10, 2011, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: Governments intervening in post-conflict states find themselves beset with numerous challenges and profound dilemmas: It is often unclear how best to proceed because measures that may improve conditions in one respect may undermine them in another.

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Product Description: U.S. defense planning is beset with technology-related problems for force projection, obsolescence of forces and concepts of operations, and the need for a new Asian-Pacific strategy. Finding the way ahead amidst fiscal constraints is challenging.

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9780833052100 | Rand Corp, April 16, 2011, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: U.

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Product Description: Deterring terrorism is best approached as part of a broad effort to influence all elements of a terrorist system, and simple, conceptual models of decisionmaking can help in understanding how to affect others1 behavior. The paper lays out a theory of how to use influence to affect elements of a terrorist system, touching on root causes, individual motivation, public support, and likely factors in the decisionmaking of terrorist organizations...read more

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9780833049797 | Rand Corp, September 16, 2010, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Deterring terrorism is best approached as part of a broad effort to influence all elements of a terrorist system, and simple, conceptual models of decisionmaking can help in understanding how to affect others1 behavior.

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Product Description: Documents a phase-one effort to develop new methods to help ensure that warfighter needs are adequately represented as the Air Force manages its programs and budget. Drawing on previous RAND work on capabilities-based planning and portfolio management, the authors outline a method that considers measures of combat effectiveness, as well as cost-effectiveness from multiple perspectives, in comparing options for accomplishing a given mission...read more

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9780833049490 | Rand Corp, September 16, 2010, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Documents a phase-one effort to develop new methods to help ensure that warfighter needs are adequately represented as the Air Force manages its programs and budget.

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Product Description: This report offers research and recommendations on ways to measure the overall efforts of the national border-security enterprise between ports of entry. Focusing on three missions--illegal drug control, counterterrorism, and illegal migration--this report recommends ways to measure performance of U...read more
By Wayne P. Brown (editor), Paul K. Davis (editor), Joel B. Predd (editor) and Henry H. Willis (editor)

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9780833049773 | Rand Corp, August 16, 2010, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This report offers research and recommendations on ways to measure the overall efforts of the national border-security enterprise between ports of entry.

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Product Description: But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear (Matthew 13:16 NIV). Engaging the Revelatory Realm of Heaven opens parameters of understanding beyond your most exciting imagination. This book is a personal invitation to meet God in His special place where you will rise to greater levels of intimacy and fellowship and develop a deeper measure of maturity...read more

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9780768431957 | Destiny Image Pubs, April 1, 2010, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear (Matthew 13:16 NIV).

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Product Description: This report is a reference manual and user's guide for RAND's Portfolio Analysis Tool (PAT), a spreadsheet-based software application for facilitating decisions dealing with uncertainty and different perspectives. PAT generates summary depictions to address issues of balance, using a spreadsheet-based format...read more

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9780833048875, titled "Rand's Portfolio Analysis Tool (PAT): Theory, Methods, and Reference Manual" | Rand Corp, December 30, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This report is a reference manual and user's guide for RAND's Portfolio Analysis Tool (PAT), a spreadsheet-based software application for facilitating decisions dealing with uncertainty and different perspectives.

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Product Description: This monograph surveys and integrates scholarly social-science literature relevant to counterterrorism. It draws from numerous disciplines and then uses high-level conceptual models to pull the pieces together regarding root causes, individual radicalization, public support, and the ways in which terrorism fades...read more
By Paul K. Davis (editor)

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9780833047069 | Rand Corp, June 30, 2009, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: This monograph surveys and integrates scholarly social-science literature relevant to counterterrorism.

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Product Description: This report describes an approach to high-level decision support that deals explicitly with uncertainty in effects-based operations or planning future forces with the methods of capabilities-based planning. Two approaches are described, one using portfolio-style thinking and analysis, the other a novel modification of foresight exercises that addresses inclusion of humans in dealing with uncertainty...read more

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9780833040398 | Rand Corp, July 30, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This report describes an approach to high-level decision support that deals explicitly with uncertainty in effects-based operations or planning future forces with the methods of capabilities-based planning.

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Product Description: Extends research on model-based exploratory analysis for strategic planning with massive scenario generation (MSG), a technique that combines virtues of human-intensive and model-intensive exploration of "the possibility space." Metrics are identified for measuring the virtues of a particular approach to MSG, and two experiments using MSG are described, one starting with a reasonable but untested analytical model, the other starting without a model but with a list of distinguishing conditions...read more

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9780833040176 | Rand Corp, July 15, 2007, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Extends research on model-based exploratory analysis for strategic planning with massive scenario generation (MSG), a technique that combines virtues of human-intensive and model-intensive exploration of "the possibility space.

Product Description: From ferocious tribes to charismatic leaders and daring militias, The Encyclopedia of Warrior Peoples & Fighting Groups explores the origins and leadership of these powerful combat forces, chronicles their conquests and accomplishments, examines the circu
By Paul K. Davis (editor)

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9781592371167 | 2 edition (Grey House Pub, September 1, 2006), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: From ferocious tribes to charismatic leaders and daring militias, The Encyclopedia of Warrior Peoples & Fighting Groups explores the origins and leadership of these powerful combat forces, chronicles their conquests and accomplishments, examines the circu
9780874369618 | Abc-Clio Inc, December 1, 1998, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Traces the origins and leadership of such combat forces and tribes as the Amazons, Texas Rangers, Kamikazes, Teutonic Knights, and Green Berets

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9781576070468 | ABC Clio Ltd, June 1, 1998, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Traces the origins and leadership of such combat forces and tribes as the Amazons, Texas Rangers, Kamikazes, Teutonic Knights, and Green Berets

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9781592371723 | 2 edition (Grey House Pub, December 19, 2006), cover price $0.04 | About this edition: From ferocious tribes to charismatic leaders and daring militias, The Encyclopedia of Warrior Peoples & Fighting Groups explores the origins and leadership of these powerful combat forces, chronicles their conquests and accomplishments, examines the circu

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A reference to invasions from the time of Sargon the Great (2334- 2279 BCE) to the recent American invasion of Iraq discusses primarily military aspects, but offers information on political and economic concerns when pertinent.

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9781592371143, titled "Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests: from ancient times to the present" | 2 edition (Grey House Pub, April 1, 2006), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: A reference to invasions from the time of Sargon the Great (2334- 2279 BCE) to the recent American invasion of Iraq discusses primarily military aspects, but offers information on political and economic concerns when pertinent.
9780874367829 | Abc-Clio Inc, December 1, 1996, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Alphabetically arranged entries are divided into seven broad time periods

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9780393317893, titled "Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests: From Ancient Times to the Present" | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 1998, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Alphabetically arranged entries are divided into seven broad time periods

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Product Description: A tool to facilitate high-level discussion of program tradeoffs and adjustments in the Missile Defense Agency.

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9780833038012 | Rand Corp, June 30, 2005, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A tool to facilitate high-level discussion of program tradeoffs and adjustments in the Missile Defense Agency.

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Product Description: A summary of the research literature on how the processes and outcomes of virtual, or mediated, collaborations are affected by the communication medium (videoconferencing, audioconferencing, or computer-mediated conferencing); a discussion of ways to mitigate problems in such collaboration; and a suggested strategy for choosing the most effective medium, including face-to-face communication and hybrid systems, as a function of task and context...read more

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9780833037008 | Rand Corp, December 31, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A summary of the research literature on how the processes and outcomes of virtual, or mediated, collaborations are affected by the communication medium (videoconferencing, audioconferencing, or computer-mediated conferencing); a discussion of ways to mitigate problems in such collaboration; and a suggested strategy for choosing the most effective medium, including face-to-face communication and hybrid systems, as a function of task and context.

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Product Description: This book was sponsored by the U.S. Air Force Academy Space Mission Analysis and Design Program with support from program offices at the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, the National Reconnaissance Office, the U. S. Department of Transportation, and organizations within the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...read more
By Paul K. Davis (foreword by) and Larry B. Rainey (editor)

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9781884989155 | Aerospace Corp, August 31, 2004, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: This book was sponsored by the U.

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9780536750327 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, April 1, 2004), cover price $43.60
9789990063547 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, April 1, 2004), cover price $0.02

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Product Description: Book by Davis, Paul K., Hamilton, Allen Lee

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9780536750068 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, April 1, 2004), cover price $32.40 | About this edition: Book by Davis, Paul K.
9789990063530 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, April 1, 2004), cover price $0.02

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Product Description: Making future DoD models and simulations more composable.

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9780833035257 | Rand Corp, February 1, 2004, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Making future DoD models and simulations more composable.

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Product Description: Using multiresolution, multiperspective modeling adn exploratory analysis to validate models for specific contexts.

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9780833034823 | Rand Corp, September 1, 2003, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Using multiresolution, multiperspective modeling adn exploratory analysis to validate models for specific contexts.

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