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Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand
Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war between the parties and a proposal for a comprehensive nuclear weapons policy for all nations.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 7 A Visit to Indus
Price: Free! Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the third country that the commander visits. While the first two were very rich, Indus is very poor. However its president is working to educate the population. He has some unusual ideas about how the whole population can be educated quickly, including simplification of English to make it more readily understandable. An American, service, Mrs. Doors, is helping this developing country.
Desafiando al imperio
Price: Free! Words: 115,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Phyllis Bennis analiza el auge del unilateralismo estadounidense y la doctrina de la guerra preventiva, centrándose especialmente en los casos de Iraq e Israel/Palestina, y examina los retos y las oportunidades para reivindicar las Naciones Unidas como parte del movimiento mundial por la paz.
The Belgian Curtain - Europe after Communism
Price: Free! Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » European
The European Union, NATO, the euro, and central and eastern Europe after the fall of communism.
Canás. Francotiradores de la Siria Rebelde
Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
El canás o francotirador es un personaje inevitable de la guerra en Siria. Para que la población civil sobreviva, es imperativo saber dónde está actuando. La cotidianidad se rige por evadir tiros, salvarse de las bombas y arreglárselas para encontrar algo de humor que ayude a vivir. Este periodista mexicano nos entrega una crónica desde los frentes de batalla con una narrativa íntima y veloz.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
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.
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.
Çoban Ateşleri
Price: Free! Words: 21,860. Language: Turkish. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Ülkemizin yıkım dönemecine hızla ulaştığı 2002 yılından bu yana düzensiz aralıklarla, ulaşabildiğim kadar ülke insanına kendi değerlendirmelerimi makaleler aracılığıyla taşımaya çalıştım.
The World's Best Place Norway and the Norwegians
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,170. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
The United Nations says Norway is the world's best place to live. So what's it like to live there? Who are these people, and what are their civic and cultural values? An unblinking look at celebrated, and uncelebrated, aspects of this paradoxical socialist welfare state by a Norwegian-American journalist.
Uncommon Opportunities - An Agenda for Peace and Equitable Development
Price: Free! Words: 90,940. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This report puts forward ideas for a global cooperative security system supported by a standing world army; strategies for full employment in both the industrial and developing countries; an agricultural revolution to eliminate hunger, reduce inequality and promote jobs and economic growth. The emphasis of this report is as relevant today as it was in 1994.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 3 A Visit to Kino
Price: Free! Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Book 3 is the first book chronicling a new voyage by Cmdr. Gulliver and his friends. Kino is a former province of China that has been given great financial support by China and Saudi Arabia to develop pollution free energy and clean water technology. It is the world's most modern area. Among its accomplishments is a comprehensive method of licensing parents to guarantee the children a good life.
Voices from Armageddon
Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Extraordinary inspirational true stories from the heart of the Middle East conflict.
Canadian Health Policy in the News
Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.
America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time. As a For-Profit Corporation our public servants would be forced to make a profit and distribute same to the shareholders, The People.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 5 Our Visit to Singaling
Price: Free! Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the second country visited by the commander and his friends. There are similarities to Singapore but it is more advanced. Singaling also licenses parents with somewhat different requirements than does Kino.
The Art of Strategic Agency
Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an age of postmodern irony, the army commander is trapped in a loop of strategic narratives. The endgame in the hyperreal, media-saturated world is pre-determined by the stories of old. This author- a former military researcher at the World’s oldest thinktank- takes a look at this startlingly new frontline in military plotting.
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.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa
Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.