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The Tragedy of the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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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.
Heresies: Essays on the Future of Humanity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
Heresies are seminal ideas that are at fundamental variance with the established order. Over the many years I have been advising governments and corporations I have often been branded a heretic. I have invariably taken this as a compliment. In the quest for alternative wisdom and new ways of knowing, this short book of essays examines the future of humanity from a mindfully contrarian perspective.
Fail: The Collpase of Reason in Gun Control
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: 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.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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
Price: Free! Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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
Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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
Price: Free! Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
To Divide and Not Conquer: Preventing Partisan Gerrymandering with Independent Nonpartisan Commissions
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This essay proposes that the responsibility of appropriating United States legislative districts, rather than being the responsibility of state legislatures or courts, would be best placed in the hands of independent nonpartisan commissions.
Threat - Diagnosis and Treatment Options - Handbook for Families Facing Threats or Physical Violence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
A handbook designed for families facing threats or who have experienced physical attacks. The book shares ideas on how to block criminal activities, and how to cope emotionally. Topics reviewed include assassination, hostage-taking, arson, kidnapping, drive-by shooting, safety in church nursery and in school, weapons and permits, legal issues of using lethal force, and effects on the neighborhood.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
مختصر الثقافة السياسية
Price: Free! Words: 49,550. Language: Arabic. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
القصد من هذا الكتاب تزويد القارئ بمعلومات مختصرة عن مواضيع ومصطلحات سياسية تتردد كثيرا في وسائل الإعلام، بلغة سهلة دون الخوض في الجانب التاريخي لتلك المواضيع والمصطلحات، لينهل منها القارئ ثقافة سياسية تساعده على اللحاق بالركب ومعرفة ما يدور من أحداث متسارعة وسقوط حكومات وأنظمة واحدة تلو الأخرى وظهور مفاهيم ومصطلحات سياسية صاحبت تلك الأحداث والتطورات.
Say No To Guns: Why Gun Control Will Solve Our Problems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Geoff Wells. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This is a topic that will be a hot topic for quite a while and as it is an international concern it is best to be apprised of the situation as it can affect anybody at all. The author leaves you to form your own opinion at the end of it all. Sure persons have a right to bear arms but to what extent does it get out of control and require the intervention of the government?
Il ritorno dell'Impero di Mezzo
Series: Incroci, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: Italian. Published: February 5, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
La grande strategia della Repubblica Popolare Cinese in Asia nel XXI secolo.
Rzeczy Wspólne nr 11(1/2013)
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Rzeczy Wspólne" powstały po to, aby poważnie mówić o polityce na przekór niepoważnym czasom. Nie interesują nas pyskówki ani personalne roszady - zajmujemy się sprawami o zasadniczym znaczeniu dla Polski. Celem "Rzeczy Wspólnych" jest aktualizacja polskiego republikanizmu, który uważamy za naszą najlepszą tradycję polityczną.
Forging Swords into Plows: A Twenty-First Century Christian Perspective on War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Forging Swords into Plows examines the historic Christian perspectives on war (holy war, pacifism, and just war). The book advocates expanding Just War Theory to include jus post bellum criteria, then uses the updated model as a framework for comparing the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic perspectives on war and assessing the justness of the U.S. invasions and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq.
You’re a Republican!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,260. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
THE POLITICAL CONVERSATION YOUR MOTHER TOLD YOU NEVER TO HAVE From the opening toast, listen in and learn as two couples from different parties and backgrounds explore a political conversation their mother never wanted them to have. There is no name calling, just one couple trying to explain to another why they vote Republican.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and 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
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and 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.