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Long War for Freedom
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
By Håkan Anderberg
Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
By Håkan Anderberg
Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
A Place To Grow
By Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Important revision 2014 coming in October. This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis to do it peacefully, but knowing the current democracy capitalism system believes itself as the only and best way of the universe, I’ll have to explore total war and destruction scenarios too.
The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries
By Dean Henderson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 182,460. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Covering fifty countries on six continents over a twenty-year span- Henderson asks the hard social, political and economic questions while vagabonding his way around the world. Invoking the wit and humor of Twain and the curiosity of Kerouac- Henderson discovers himself, humanity and revolutionary politics through encounters with God’s chosen people - the global poor.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
Children of Dolhinov
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 146,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
It is a titanic story though one rather slow-moving by contemporary standards.
Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.
Paved with Good Intentions
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 121,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Their Hidden Agenda, The Story of a Chinese-American FBI Agent
By Robert Woo
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 171,680. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
It is every boy's dream to become an FBI agent, a career filled with adventures and excitement as shown on TV, but for Robert Woo, a former FBI Special Agent, there's something else to the package: betrayal. Their Hidden Agenda: The Story of a Chinese-American FBI Agent is a story about Woo's twenty-one year employment with the FBI and his struggle to start over after he was unjustifiably fired
The Nazi Hydra in America: Suppressed History of a Century - Wall Street and the Rise of the Fourth Reich
By Glen Yeadon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 288,910. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Exposes how US elitists launched Hitler, then recouped Nazi assets to lay the postwar foundations of a modern police state, complete with controlled corporate media. Fascists won WWII because they ran both sides. "A valuable history of the relationship between big business in the United States and European fascism...The story is shocking and sobering and deserves to be widely read."– Howard Zinn
Cuba Rising: An American Insider's Perspective
By Jonathan Showe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,340. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Cuba is a kaleidoscope of facets explaining her wild ride through global geopolitics and her future path. She has been a Spanish colony, a poster child of American neocolonialism and a Soviet client state. From those harsh experiences a new self-reliance is emerging. Where will it lead? Cuba Rising reveals those forces, as diverse as her rich culture, unique geography and millions of divid
Orwellian Ireland
By Brian Nugent
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 135,870. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This work is an attempt to see if some of the state practices that flourished in Communist Eastern Europe might be replicated in modern Ireland. It goes into the question of intelligence agencies, how they harass dissidents, their use of modern technology and their role in secretly supporting paramilitary groups in Ireland and around the world.
Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors Part II
By Leonard H. Le Blanc III
Series: Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,400. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Second and final part of this personal memoir of a year in Afghanistan. From 2007 to 2008 an American served as an adviser to an Afghan-led counter-narcotics advisory team in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province. This is the scene of half the world's opium poppy production and a raging Taliban insurgency. It is a microcosm of why U.S. efforts failed in Afghanistan.
Indonesia: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Algiers, History, Politics, Economy, Jakarta
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 134,900. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Indonesia, politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile is an exceptional review of Indonesia and its history.
Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors Part I
By Leonard H. Le Blanc III
Series: Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,570. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
From 2007 to 2008 an American served as an adviser to an Afghan-led counter-narcotics advisory team in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province. This was, and still is, the scene of half the world's opium poppy production and ground center zero of a raging Taliban-fueled insurgency. It is a microcosm of why U.S. efforts failed in Afghanistan - the damage was all self-inflicted.
The Road To Kosovo: A Balkan Diary
By Greg Campbell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The classic 1999 travel adventure by Blood Diamonds author Greg Campbell through the dangerous and troubled countries of former Yugoslavia has been newly edited and updated in 2012 for digital publication. See war and the struggle for peace through the eyes of a young reporter on a hair-raising road trip through war torn Bosnia into the heart of violence in Kosovo.
North Korea: Federal Research Study with Comprehensive Information and Analysis - Political, Economic, Social, and National Security Systems and Institutions, Nuclear Programs, Cult of Kim Il Sung
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive, unique, and up-to-date information and professional analysis of North Korean political, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division.