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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.
A Nation of No Losers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book provides ultra simple but refreshing solutions to most of our problems from unemployment to foreign policy. We should live peacefully with China by resolving all conflicts and respecting each other. This is a political satire on the U.S. and China.
La guerra dell'acqua.
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Series: Incroci, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,320. Language: Italian. Published: November 12, 2012 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Come il bene primario per eccellenza sta modificando la geopolitica del Mondo.
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
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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.
Noise: No Oil Imports from Semitic Exporters
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Finally, there is a book on how to fix the USA's economics and foreign policy. NOISE is a must read wake up call for what the USA and the world needs now. We put you next to the President, world leaders and practical solutions that will actually work. Jihadists and Iran offer a choice, WAR. Our leaders need the courage to fix what they won't even admit to. It's time for the USA to take the reigns.
Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,420. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Foruli Classics. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
In 'Rock & Hard Places', a collection of Mueller’s best journalism from the early '90s to the present, he travels to Lebanon with the Prodigy, comes to America with Radiohead, and roams all over the place with U2. He ventures to Bosnia during the war, sees Def Leppard play in a cave in Morocco and attempts to ask the Taliban what they think they’re up to. He’s funny. Occasionally he makes a point.
21st Century Essential Guide to South and East China Sea Territorial Disputes Involving China and Japan - Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands, Oil and Hydrocarbon Resources, East Asia and Pacific Disputes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,200. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This essential compilation of expert opinion from U.S. government reports and papers provides unique and up-to-date information about the ongoing territorial disputes over the South China Sea and East China Sea, including confrontations between China and Japan over the Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands.