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U.S. Government Counterinsurgency Guide - Theory and Principles, Components of COIN Strategy, NGOs, Country Teams, Private Sector, USAID, Afghanistan
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Guide, the first of its kind in almost half a century, distills the best of contemporary thought, historical knowledge, and hard-won practice. It is the best kind of doctrinal work: intellectually rigorous, yet practical.
African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
African Expectations is a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues retard Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.
Arctic Operations and the Northwest Passage: Department of Defense (DOD) Report to Congress on the Effect of Climate Change, Arctic Warming, National Security, Infrastructure, Icebreakers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is a flowing-text ebook format reproduction of an important Department of Defense (DOD) report on Arctic operations addressing strategic national security objectives, needed mission capabilities, an assessment of changing the Unified Command Plan (UCP), needed basing infrastructure, and the status of and need for icebreakers.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
Writings of William Z Foster: A Collection of Essays From one of the Founders of the American Communist Party
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Writings from William Z Foster, the former Wobbly and union organizer who helped found the American Communist Party,and whose organization played a leading role in forming the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) during the 1930's.
2012 Complete Guide to Iran: Authoritative Coverage of Iranian Nuclear and Missile Programs, Sanctions and Threat of War, Regime, Military, Human Rights, Terrorism, History, Economy, Oil Industry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 449,760. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This massive compilation provides a complete picture of Iran and its threatening nuclear weapon and missile programs with nearly a thousand pages of up-to-date information, featuring professional analysis and background data about the nation and its leadership.
The Other Side of Democracy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Once people hear about democracy, their minds directly think about beautiful and positive concepts like freedom, justice, and rights. Why don’t we consider the other side of democracy away from what mass media presents and how society shapes our minds. The following article highlights some of the weakness points of democracy.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: - Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) - Creating Effective Alert and Warning Messages (IS-247.a)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of IPAWS, its operation and benefits.
Stories From The Bus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,620. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
For several years, Merlin Sprague drove a small passenger bus for a senior center. It was an unusual occupation In these stories, Merlin expresses consternation with an increasingly harsh system originally designed to help those who cannot help themselves.
2014 President Barack Obama State of the Union Address plus 2013 and 2009 Inaugural Addresses and Presidential Campaign Speeches from 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 387,270. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This unique ebook compilation includes the full official transcript of the State of the Union address delivered by President Obama before a joint session of Congress on January 28, 2014.
America's Bid For Empire
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Series: Government, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
Having delegated its legislative and war making powers to the wide discretion of federal judges and the president, Congress has kept Americans uninformed about the objectives and hard choices necessary for meeting the terrorist threat.
Russia's Counterinsurgency in North Caucasus: Performance and Consequences - Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, al-Qaeda, Islamic Unrest, Grozny, Beslan Incident, Tsarnaev Brothers
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph examines the underlying issues behind the continuing low-level Islamist insurgency movement in the Russian North Caucasus.
2012 People's Republic of China: Military and Security Developments Annual Report to Congress, People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Capabilities, Earlier Reports to 2006
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This important DOD report from May 2012 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2012 report, this unique ebook compilation includes six other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2011.
Après le capitalisme (2)
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You set the price! Words: 1,390. Language: French. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Après le scénario de la « primauté de la force », pourquoi celui de la « primauté de la religion » nous parait-il de nature à le concurrencer ? Quels sont les prémices de cette évolution ? Allons-nous vers une civilisation où « le sabre et le goupillon » se taillent la part du lion ?
Fail: The Collpase of Reason in Gun Control
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Fail: The Collapse of Reason in Gun Control is a look at the evidence available concerning guns and crime. Every attempt is made to present evidence in a straightforward, unbiased manner so that the actual relationship between gun ownership and crime can be explored.
Beyond the Horizon: The Key to Broadcasting for Development
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Price: $13.60 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A wise African once said that broadcasting is magic because it can take a man up a hill higher than any he can see on the horizon and let him look beyond. In trying to find a relevant communication approach to broadcasting for development, this book illustrates the constraints and opportunities broadcasting systems have whilst trying to improve life for the people it is trying to serve.
2014 Complete Guide to the Terrorist Attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012: Senate Report, House Interview Transcripts, Accountability Review Board (ARB)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 276,540. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
New material for 2014 includes the long-awaited Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Review of the Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Facilities in Benghazi, Libya highlighting State Department and intelligence failures which led to the attack, and newly declassified transcripts of House Armed Services Committee interviews with individuals in the military chain of command regarding the attack.
Illuminati Master Plan – How They Control Politics and the Public Mind To Dominate The World?
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Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
"We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled governments in the civilized world - no longer a government of free opinion, no longer a government by... a vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.“ - Woodrow Wilson (28th President of the United States) This isn't just the next conspiracy book on the shelf.
Social Progress Visions
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You set the price! Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
My content is inspired by social progress agents like Nelson Mandela and visionaries who can imagine ideal futures, like Utopian writers and other social science fiction writers. I hope it will provide people with inspiration and encouragement to obtain their own vision of their ideal future for themselves and their social systems.
The Swastika and the Maple leaf
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Fascism was not a mass movement in Canada in the 1930s, but it threatened the country’s health. In his review, Mordecai Richler wrote, “Dr. Betcherman has written a lively, readable history, the stronger for being detached and allowing the embarrassing facts to speak for themselves….It is strong , evocative stuff, a necessary reminder of how things were. I recommend it highly.”