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Iran: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,480. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Iran, politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile is an exceptional review of Iran and its history.
Rights in America, Bills of Attainder and the Ninth Amendment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
While rights in America have always been cherished, many people today misunderstand the source of their rights. They have come to believe that government is the grantor of rights. The flipside of this belief is that government can also take them away. Such a view conflicts with that of the founders, who gave us the ban on bills of attainder and 9th Amendment to forever protect our natural rights.
FEMA Document Series: Developing and Promoting Mitigation Best Practices and Case Studies - Communication Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,460. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document describes communications strategies for developing and promoting disaster mitigation practices. Documenting and promoting mitigation efforts, both during and after disaster recovery operations, have long been undertaken by many federal, state, local and private-sector entities.
2013 U.S. Intelligence Community Worldwide Threat Assessment - Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism, al-Qaida, Jihad, WMD, North Korea, Syria, Afghanistan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. presented the 2013 annual U.S. intelligence community worldwide threat assessment in Congressional testimony on March 12th. In the published report, Clapper provides a thorough review of the status of possible threats from a wide variety of nations and terror groups. The report highlighted cyber and computer threats to the Nation.
Profit over Pets
Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Essay » Sociology
A scary look at the pet mill money making scam that is Banfield Pet Hospital.
Peace in the Pacific (Paix dans le Pacifique)
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Essay » Political
(En anglais) An essay in English & French proposing territorial swaps to resolve the current disputes in East Asia. (In French) Un essai en anglais et en français proposant des échanges de territoires pour résoudre les différends courants en Asie de l'Est.
By the Golden Rule, Torture is Always Wrong
Series: Social Justice. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
United Church of Christ clergyman John Zehring makes the case that based upon the Golden Rule, torture is wrong, all torture is wrong, and torture is always wrong. The Golden Rule as taught by Jesus of Nazareth: Do to others as you would have them do to you. Versions of this rule are found in all of the major world religions, which Zehring lists in this brief essay.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army Deployment and Redeployment Field Manual - FM 100-17, FMI 3-35 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Army Deployment and Redeployment Field Manual (FM 100-17, FMI 3-35) to provide overarching guidance for Army deployment and redeployment operations in support of the National Military Strategy.
The Long Slog: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The White House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,180. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Stump Connolly is at it again, careening down the campaign trail in pursuit of the candidates, the cash and the real stories behind Campaign ’08. A funny, inside look at politics from an established pro. “I don’t think anyone had more fun covering the campaign than Stump, or reading him than me. You laugh and learn at the same time.” – Bill Kurtis
Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and Joseph Kony: American Efforts to Counter the LRA in Central Africa, Uganda, Central African Republic (CAR), Congo, and South Sudan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 284,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This essential compilation of government and military reports and papers, totaling over 700 pages, provides analysis and background data on the LRA and related issues includes extensive background information on Uganda, the Central African Republic (CAR), South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa).
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) Dirty Bomb Attack Preparedness and Response: Personal and Medical Response, Radioactive Illness, Radiation Injuries, Decontamination
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Comprehensive coverage with up-to-date official documents on the response to a terrorist attack with a "dirty bomb" - also called a radiological dispersion device (RDD) - is provided in this authoritative compilation. It covers everything from practical advice for individuals exposed to a dirty bomb incident to detailed scientific and technical information for medical and health care responders.
The New China: Contemporary Life & Governance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
this book introduces the reader to contemporary life and governance issues in china. It is especially directed at students and adult learners who want a basic understanding of the “new china” of the 21st century.
2012 Conservative Election Handbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,230. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Conserving America doesn’t start with the White House. It ends with the White House. It starts with the local dog catcher, and the local Council, and the sheriff, and the mayor. There are over 600,000 elected offices in America. The 2012 Conservative Election Handbook tells you everything you need to know to elect conservatives to all of them.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Schools (IS-100.SCa)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) for schools.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Support Function #9 Search and Rescue (IS-809) - Search and Rescue (SAR), Urban (US+R), Coast Guard, Structural Collapse
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to Emergency Support Function (ESF) #9 Search and Rescue.
A Flowershop in Baghdad
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,510. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A vivid, powerful description of the United States Air Force's efforts to build a credible Iraqi Air Force during 2007-2008. Major Mike Banzet describes his year on the ground advising the Iraqi Air Force through compelling vignettes and societal observations that take the reader on a emotional roller coaster. Kirkus reviews states that "...Banzet's wit is a WMD itself". A deeply touching read.
What in the World? Brief Observations of the Human Condition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
With the world falling apart around us, it's easy to wonder just where we, as the human race, have gone wrong. In What in the World?, author Edwin Sparkes highlights some of the main issues that we in society should be addressing, from the actions of religious hate groups to the misconduct of politicians and governments the world over.
Conversations With Global Citizen Leaders Interviews with Men and Women in Global Leadership Positions
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This book consists of conversations with thirty-two very amazing people; people whose leadership improves the way our world works. Each conversation tells the story of how the person being interviewed became a global leader; how they became engaged and committed to making the planet better.
Recommendations for Enhancing Reactor Safety in the 21st Century: The Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights From The Fukushima Dai-Ichi Accident (Nuclear Power Plant Disaster)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,960. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The Task Force concludes that the application of the defense-in-depth philosophy can be strengthened by including explicit requirements for beyond-design-basis events.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: National Response Framework (NRF) Nuclear / Radiological Incident Annex NRIA (IS-836) - Nuclear Incident Response Team (NIRT)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to the Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex (NRIA) to the NRF.