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47% Benghazi
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
"Whether they were al Qaeda affiliates, whether they were Libyan-based extremists or al Qaeda itself I think is one of the things we'll have to determine." That is an excerpt from Ambassador Rice's comments on the CBS show Face the Nation on Sept. 16. Many would and should take the words al Qaeda or al Qaeda affiliate to mean terrorist. How the media and the nation did not jump on this and give...
Political Parties: Failure in American Government
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You set the price! Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In 1796 as he was leaving the office of President of the United States, George Washington warned Americans of the danger political parties posed to their freedom and advised them not to start political parties in American government. Four years later, a political party started by Thomas Jefferson took over the government of the United States. We can now see that Washington was right.
Contender: The Justin Trudeau Story
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Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Is Justin Trudeau the saviour of the Liberal Party of Canada? Will he one day be prime minister? As the son of one of Canada’s most popular leaders, Trudeau was never far from the political spotlight, but in recent years the MP for Papineau has sought it out. Now he’s running to take charge of the party his father once led.
Ritratti di italiani in tempi di elezioni
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: Italian. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Brevi ritratti di elettori italiani incontrati in volantinaggi, raccolte firme e altri momenti di campagna elettorale vissuta sul territorio, che anche nell’era delle reti sociali si rivela un metodo insostituibile per tastare lo stato di un Paese. Spero di aver restituito fedelmente la realta' di persone e storie che sostiene il cammino delle idee in generale e della politica in particolare.
Silver Spooned - Feeble Right Wing Fallasies
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Price: Free! Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Sand Dancer Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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In this book the author demolishes some of the facile and often completely counter-factual myths that get used over and again to justify the implementation of right-wing economic policies. If you are wondering why conservative austerity policies of Britain or perhaps your own country are not working, this book will give you the answers.
Let Us Heed Good Advice
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Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
If you don’t support wisdom and peace initiatives DON’T READ THIS BOOK! The 4 March General Elections are here. We all want peace. No one wants a repeat of what happened in 2007/2008. Wrong choices will mean no development, poverty and endless exploitation. Do not allow moneybags to cheat you. Elect with your future in mind.
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.
A People's Politics
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Price: Free! Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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This author subscribes to the principle of check and balance in all human enterprises and endeavours to mitigate the effects of human sin. Therefore he supports a two-party system as the only legitimate democratic process whereby contesting sides in an election to parliament, state legislative assembly or local council may not take their constituents for granted.
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.
To Divide and Not Conquer: Preventing Partisan Gerrymandering with Independent Nonpartisan Commissions
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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.