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Moral Claims in World Affairs
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This collection of essays explores in general terms the nature of the moral claims common in global politics and the phenomenon of partisan cosmopolitanism in particular.
Human Behaviour and World Politics: A Transdisciplinary Introduction
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 123,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The work traces the history of the study of world politics, and the consequent attempt to build a science of world affairs.
Governance and Security as a Unitary Concept
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
World leaders have not been able to find solutions to the growing problem of global insecurity associated with failed and failing states in many regions. "Governance and Security As A Unitary Concept" is the first compilation of contemporary commentaries, from 20 contributing authors on 6 continents, to examine governance and security together rather than as complementary yet separate entities.
Hating America - A History
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Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When writing a book, an author often has the sensation of being surrounded by that topic. In the case of anti-Americanism that experience was particularly strong. As the 21st century began it seemed as if the amount of criticism the United States was receiving around the world was matched only by the quantity of passionate debate about why this was happening.
Children of Dolhinov
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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.
The Truth about Syria
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Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
Istanbul Intrigues
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Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Assimilation and its Discontents
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Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
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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.
Long War for Freedom
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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.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
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Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East
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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.
Secrets of State
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Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
Paved with Good Intentions
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 121,750. 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.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
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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.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
"Sensual Preciousness" introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human, and how humans as individuals and communities can interact. Offering a vision about the transformation termed "globalization.” Offering an analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sensual Preciousness introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human and how humans can interact with each other. Concerned about the worldwide upheaval termed “globalization.” Offering an emotional and intellectual analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Chinese Military: Federal Strategic Perspective Reports - Military Transparency, PLA's Role in Elite Politics, Out of Area Naval Operations, China's Quest for Advanced Military Aviation Technologies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,290. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Four reports from the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies examine crucial issues involving the Chinese military: assessing Chinese military transparency; civil-military relations in China and the PLA's role in elite politics; China's out of area naval operations; and China's quest for advanced military aviation technologies (buy, build or steal).
Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds - American Intelligence Agency Report on the Megatrends, Gamechangers, and Black Swans of the Future, the Rise of China, Alternative World Scenarios
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This important report from the American National Intelligence Council (NIC) was released in December 2012. Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds is the fifth installment in the National Intelligence Council's series aimed at providing a framework for thinking about the future.