Titles of Interest Archive

  • The Accidental Admiral offers an intimate look at the challenges of directing NATO operations in Afghanistan, military intervention in Libya, and preparation for possible war in Syria—as well as worrying about the Balkans, cyber threats, piracy, […]

    The Accidental Admiral

    The Accidental Admiral offers an intimate look at the challenges of directing NATO operations in Afghanistan, military intervention in Libya, and preparation for possible war in Syria—as well as worrying about the Balkans, cyber threats, piracy, […]

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  •   Character: The Ultimate Success Factor demonstrates how character, expressed through perspective, action, and resilience, determines success. Based on the personal, corporate and military experiences of Dr. J. Phillip (“Jack”) London, a successful defense industry […]

    Character: The Ultimate Success Factor

      Character: The Ultimate Success Factor demonstrates how character, expressed through perspective, action, and resilience, determines success. Based on the personal, corporate and military experiences of Dr. J. Phillip (“Jack”) London, a successful defense industry […]

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  • The CNO Professional Reading Program is pleased to add Front Burner: Al Qaeda’s Attack on the USS Cole as a Title of Interest.  The USS Cole’s former Commanding Officer, Commander Kurt Lippold (Ret), provides an […]

    Front Burner: Al Qaeda’s Attack on the USS Cole

    The CNO Professional Reading Program is pleased to add Front Burner: Al Qaeda’s Attack on the USS Cole as a Title of Interest.  The USS Cole’s former Commanding Officer, Commander Kurt Lippold (Ret), provides an […]

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  • The USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) was a small warship built for escort duty much like its namesake vessel, one of the “tin can” heroes of Leyte Gulf. But its commanding officer imbued his […]

    No Higher Honor: Saving the Samuel B. Roberts in the Persian Gulf

    The USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) was a small warship built for escort duty much like its namesake vessel, one of the “tin can” heroes of Leyte Gulf. But its commanding officer imbued his […]

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  • The Pacific Crucible (2012, by Ian Toll) is an outstanding history of World War II in the Pacific during the period of 1941-42.  Pacific Crucible is author Ian Toll’s second book about the U.S. Navy following […]

    Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942

    The Pacific Crucible (2012, by Ian Toll) is an outstanding history of World War II in the Pacific during the period of 1941-42.  Pacific Crucible is author Ian Toll’s second book about the U.S. Navy following […]

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  • By RADM Terry McKnight, USN (Ret) This recently published USNI press book provides an interesting and in depth examination of the problems surround piracy in the waters off the Horn of Africa. In Pirate Alley, […]

    Pirate Alley: Commanding Task Force 151 Off Somalia

    By RADM Terry McKnight, USN (Ret) This recently published USNI press book provides an interesting and in depth examination of the problems surround piracy in the waters off the Horn of Africa. In Pirate Alley, […]

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  • Joshua Rovner’s Fixing the Facts: National Security and the Politics of Intelligence (Cornell University Press, 2011) is the recipient of this year’s International Security Studies Best Book Award. In Fixing the Facts, Rovner explores the […]

    Fixing the Facts

    Joshua Rovner’s Fixing the Facts: National Security and the Politics of Intelligence (Cornell University Press, 2011) is the recipient of this year’s International Security Studies Best Book Award. In Fixing the Facts, Rovner explores the […]

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