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The Truth about Syria
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
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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.
Quran: Must-Read Passages. For Everyone. In Clear English.
Price: Free! Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
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This small book contains the most essential passages of the Holy Quran, translated into clear English. A must-read book for non-Muslims and Muslims alike.
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 & 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.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
Price: Free! Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
Identity, Legitimacy and Power in the Muslim World
Price: Free! Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Edited by Juline Beaujouan This e-book is the fruit of the Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (IMEIS) third annual conference on the theme “Identity, Legitimacy and Power in the Muslim World”. It gathers insights from academics, analysts and field observers, and offers a multidisciplinary overview of the current situation of the Muslim World.
When The Eagle Screams
Price: Free! Words: 89,200. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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America's Vulnerability to Terrorism When The Eagle Screams was written prior to the first World Trade Center bombing. It is recognized as perhaps the first writing by an American author to warn that attacks on American soil were imminent. It predicted the events, the political response and almost every event to present day.
Nazis At The Door
Price: Free! Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Have you ever wondered what it was like to watch Hitler turn a democracy into the dictatorship? Germany 1930 = Trump's America 2019.
The Future of the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This e-book asks the representatives from various opposition Islamist movements - political outcasts today, but potential leaders of the Arab world tomorrow - and distinguished Western experts to offer their views on where they think the Middle East is heading and what Western policy should be.
21st Century Revolution
Price: Free! Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
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A collection of essays about real political change, the kind where the 99% overthrow the corporate elites who have seized control of our so-called democracies. In addition to heralding undreamed of political upheaval, the last two years have inspired new hope of taking back power from multinational corporations. Cover photo by David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons.
Istanbul Intrigues
Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
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.
Scientific Method of Elections.
Price: Free! Words: 128,580. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
The sheer difficulty of genuine electoral reform is shown and explained. The defeat of democracy is also a defeat for science. Freedom and knowledge depend on each other. Therein is the remedy. I base voting method on a widely accepted logic of measurement, to be found in the sciences. This is supported by reflections on the philosophy of science.
Dear Mr. Putin - Jehovah's Witnesses Write Russia
Price: Free! Words: 171,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution, & Conflict
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In early 2017, Jehovah’s Witnesses were invited just once to write Vladimir Putin. Within two months, up to 49 million letters had been sent. They weren’t all to Putin – other officials were identified – but his was the most visible name. Trouble was not averted, yet Russia came to know of one nation on earth where every citizen cares deeply about every other.
Self-Control or State Control? You Decide
Price: Free! Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This book is both theoretical and practical. It can help you to live a happier life, be a better person, and enjoy the benefits of freedom and responsibility. Self-control is the alternative to the Nanny State, the Prohibitionist State, and the Welfare State.
Thinking Through the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century brings together some of the most influential and creative thinkers on media politics and policy in the UK and beyond. It is a vital contribution to the debate on public media at a moment of rapid change.
Smart Cities Movement in BRICS
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Engineering (General)
Urbanisation creates as many opportunities for societies as it does a gamut of challenges. Globally, more and more nations are pondering the concept of a ‘smart city,’ and examining the suitability of applying so-called smart solutions to the multifaceted problems of cities.
The European Federalist Papers
Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Taking the American Federalist Papers (1787-1788) as the best benchmark, the authors of The European Federalist Papers present the facts and arguments why the current intergovernmental system of the European Union is no longer adequate and has to be replaced by a European Federation like the United States of America in order to guarantee the Citizens’ and Member States' sovereignty.
Secrets of State
Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
Long War for Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & 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.