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e-Asia Digital Library Collection (421 Books)


The e-Asia Collection contains about 1800 LIT and PDF eBooks. By building a collection of digitized e-books and a database of full text web resources, e-Asia strives to contribute to the research and scholarship of East Asia. While the e-Asia project is based largely on resources held at the University of Oregon Library, its purpose is neither to duplicate nor displace printed traditional materials.

 
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Learning from the Stones : A Go Approach to Mastering China's Stra...

By: David Lai

Excerpt: FOREWORD; Most of the ideas that form of the foundation of American defense policy and military strategy today were once new and untested concepts at the far edge of strategic thought. It took thinkers of vision and creativity to give them life and refine them to the point they could be adopted by the defense community and used for strategy and force development. This is a never ending process: new strategic concepts constantly emerge, some fade away, a few pass...

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Strategic Consequences of the Iraq War: U.S. Security Interests in...

By: Elizabeth Wishnick

Excerpt: FOREWORD; Central Asia is a key theater in the war on terrorism where fragile new states are attempting to consolidate political power, build legitimacy, and stoke economic development at the same time that they face a range of threats with security forces badly in need of reform. While the United States has recognized the pivotal role of Central Asia and greatly expanded its activities there, this is a new venue for America. U.S. policymakers are learning in st...

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Northeast Asiacultural Influences on the U.S. National Security St...

By: Larry B. Rogers

Excerpt: PREFACE; The U.S. Army War College provides an excellent environment for selected military officers and government civilians to reflect and use their career experience to explore a wide range of strategic issues. To assure that the research developed by Army War College students is available to Army and Department of Defense leaders, the Strategic Studies Institute publishes selected papers in its Carlisle Papers in Security Strategy Series. In this paper, Mr. L...

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U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy

By: J. Boone Bartholomees Jr.

Excerpt: This edition of the U. S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy differs from its predecessor published in 2001, The U. S. Army War College Guide to Strategy, in several respects. First, as the altered title suggests, the focus of the volume has expanded to include examination of the national security policymaking environment and process in addition to the earlier emphasis on strategy.

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The Peoples Liberation Army

By: Charles F. Hawkins

Excerpt: Western analysts have long known that Beijing is modernizing its armed forces; indeed the People?s Liberation Army (P.L.A.) is undergoing a transformation. Through innovation in doctrine, organization, and technology--the fundamental ingredients of a so-called revolution in military affairs (R.M.A.)--China is pursuing a capability to allow ?the inferior to defeat the superior? with an eye fixed on the year 2030. This is an ambitious effort to undertake but by no means unachievable.

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Acbo Paper Copyright Issues in Digital Media Congress of the Unite...

By: Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Excerpt: PREFACE; Rapid technological progress in information technologies poses new issues for copyright law. Today, a digital file can be copied and instantaneously distributed worldwide through the Internet, thus potentially depriving the copyright holder of revenue from licensed sales.

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Operation Chromite Counterattack at Inchon

By: John R. Ballard

Excerpt: The planning and execution of Operation Chromite by General Douglas MacArthur in 1950 established the operational art that guides U.S. joint operations today. The Inchon invasion was one of the best operational-level case studies in the recent past. The rapid response to the North Korean attack of June 1950 was both bold and brilliant. Though notoriously self-centered, MacArthur was not a micromanager and he had a good sense of his role in developing a response.

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Kim Jong Suk the Anti-Japanese Heroine

By: Kim Ok Sun

Excerpt: INTRODUCTION; Ordinary happenings of the past fade gradually from the memory as the days go by. But to me, who worked with Comrade Kim Jong Suk, the anti-Japanese heroine, during the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle and in the years of peaceful construction, the memories of many events of more than 60 years ago are still livid, as if they were of yesterday.

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Kim Jong Il Brief History

By: Kim Jong Il

Excerpt: Comrade Kim Jong Il, General Secretary of the Workers? Party of Korea, is the most faithful successor to the revolutionary cause of Juche (1), the Supreme Commander of the revolutionary armed forces of Korea and the great leader of the Workers? Party of Korea and the Korean people. In the first days of his revolutionary activities he set it as his lifetime task to complete the cause of Comrade Kim Il Sung, the great leader of the Korean people, and has scored im...

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The Global War on Terrorism a Regional Approach to Coordination

By: Charles N. Cardinal

Excerpt: According to Ecclesiastes, ?Of the making of books there is no end.? Much the same can be said of military organizations and the acronyms by which they are known. The Joint Interagency Coordination Group is an example. The term can claim dual parentage, U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) and U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFCOM). Both commands have wrestled with implementing national security policy in recent years. Segregating diplomatic and military efforts was problema...

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On Soome Problems of the Ideological Foundation of Socialism Speec...

By: Kim Jong Il

Excerpt: Recently the imperialists are getting more and more frantic in their attempt to frustrate socialism. In step with their unprecedented intensification of anti-socialist machinations, various trends of thought, which distort and deny the ideal of socialism, are appearing. These anti-socialist trends have worn out the socialist system in some countries and made their societies capitalistic, giving rise to grave consequences in these countries. Such developments hav...

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Respecting the Forerunners of the Revolution Is a Noble Moral Obli...

By: Kim Jong Il

Excerpt: Seventy years has elapsed since the dawn of the Korean revolution, which has advanced under the banner of the Juche idea. In this noble revolution several generations have shed their precious sweat and blood for people's freedom, national independence and sovereignty and for the victory of socialism. A large number of revolutionaries have performed distinguished services and made brilliant achievements.

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Socialism Is a Science

By: Kim Jong Il

Excerpt: Socialism is a science. Socialism has been frustrated in a number of countries, but scientific socialism is as alive as ever in the minds of the people. The imperialists and reactionaries are fussing about the end of socialism, with regard to the events in some countries which had been building socialism. The renegades of socialism try to justify their despicable betrayal, claiming that the ideal of socialism itself is invalid. However, the truth cannot be conce...

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The Juche Philosophy Is an Orignal Revolutionary Philosophy Discou...

By: Kim Jong Il

Excerpt: An opinion has recently been raised that some of our social scientists had expressed a wrong view contrary to our Party's idea in explaining the Juche philosophy, and that this view had been disseminated abroad as well. These social scientists still attempt to explain the basic principles of the Juche philosophy from the point of view of the general law of the development of the material world, instead of explaining them in the direction of clarifying the law of...

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The Workers' Party of Korea Is the Party of the Great Leader Comra...

By: Kim Jong Il

Excerpt: Fifty years has elapsed since our Party was founded. Greeting the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Worker's Party of Korea, and looking back with deep emotions upon the glorious road of struggle our Party has traversed, scoring a historic victory and effecting the greatest change by acclaiming respected Comrade Kim II Sung as its head and under his leader-ship, our Party members and our people ex-press the warmest gratitude and pay the highest respect t...

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No Foreign Dissem No Dissem Abroad Controlled Dissem Background Us...

By: B. Old Enemies

Excerpt: The siege of the Indian embassy in Peking on the 17th further strained relations. Sporadic demonstrations against the Indian embassy occurred, but by 1 October following the border clash, they were limited in scope.

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Let Us Exalt the Brilliance of Comrade Kim Il Sung's Idea on the Y...

By: Kim Jong Il

Excerpt: Today all our young men and women are celebrating the fifth anniversary of the youth day with a high sense of pride and honor of being the young vanguard that carries forward the noble, revolutionary cause of Juche and full of confidence in victory. The youth day is a revolutionary festival that demonstrates our young people's determination and will to safeguard and add brilliance to the great achievements made by the respected leader Comrade Kim Il Sung for the...

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On Preserving the Juche Character and National Character of the Re...

By: Kim Jong Il

Excerpt: There is a sharp confrontation between socialism and imperialism, and between the force of independence and the force of dominationism now in the world arena. Although the international situation is complex and the balance of forces is tangled, the people's struggle against domination and subjugation and for independence is continuing. The imperialists and reactionaries are tenaciously manoeuvring to arrest the world progressive people's trend towards independen...

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The Marine Air-Ground Team at the Chosin Reservoir

By: John P. Condon

Excerpt: The Marine air-ground team proved its metal in set piece battles during the Korean conflict, including both the defense of the Pusan Perimeter and support of amphibious operations at Inchon. But the maneuver phase of the war presented a new set of challenges. At the time of the Wonsan landing, the Marine Corps learned that it would take part in the dash North to the Yalu River under X Corps, led by Lieutenant General Edward Almond, USA. Eighth Army, commanded by...

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Civil-Military Operations Joint Doctrine and the Malayan Emergency

By: Joel E. Hamby

Excerpt: How should the Armed Forces organize to work with civil authorities in military operations other than war (M.O.O.T.W.)? The British experience during the Malayan Emergency from 1948 to 1960 was a case in which doctrine was wanting; yet the deficiency was offset by innovation and common sense. Success in countering the communist insurgency in Malaya can be attributed to many factors, especially civil-military relations that were forged over time by military, poli...

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