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Russia's Counterinsurgency in North Caucasus: Performance and Consequences - Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, al-Qaeda, Islamic Unrest, Grozny, Beslan Incident, Tsarnaev Brothers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This monograph examines the underlying issues behind the continuing low-level Islamist insurgency movement in the Russian North Caucasus.
Economics: Household Management
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This one returns Economics to its original meaning, household management and identifies entropy, not scarcity, as the problem and cooperation, not competition, as the solution. It addresses the two defects in money ignored by the prevailing scarcity-competition orthodoxy; that money originates as interest-bearing debt and that money has no definition of its value.
Freedom, Fascists, Fools, & Frauds: Bapton Books Position Papers and Other Critical Pieces, 2011 – 2014
Series: Bapton Books Position Papers, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Free speech, free minds ... the assault is unremitting on these liberties. The partners in Bapton Books have a few words on that, and a Classical Liberal perspective on fighting back.
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
a critical analysis of the ways in which the contemporary idea of 'nation' is imagined by way of cinematic text. Using the films of african film auteurs abderahmanne sissako and mahamat saleh haroun as primary examples, this text looks at how we can articulate our identities in a fragmented, globalised world.
Profiles in Leadership: Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and its Predecessors - Iran Hostage Crisis, Gulf War, Iran-Contra, Iraq War, 9/11, Seymour Hersh, Family Jewels
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The profiles depict the 23 leaders in the context of their times, describing their triumphs and their setbacks not in isolation but as elements in a larger drama of domestic politics and foreign affairs. Their stories are inspiring, sometimes sobering, and always fascinating.
Learning From the Enemy: The Gunman Project - Espionage at the Moscow U.S. Embassy, Soviet Spying, IBM Selectric Typewriter Bugs, Great Seal Implant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This NSA paper examines the nature of the Soviet electronic penetration and the damage assessment of Soviet access to typewriters at the U.S. embassy in Moscow. This history of Project GUNMAN will also answer such questions as how the typewriter bugs were discovered and how they worked.
Al-Qaida, the Tribes, and the Government - Lessons and Prospects for Iraq's Unstable Triangle, Middle East Studies Paper, al-Qaeda, the Awakening
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
As part of its anti-American insurgency in the Sunni areas, Al-Qaida's policy errors, characterized by an arrogant and uncompromising approach to tribal economic, social, and cultural interests, as well as the alienation of the existing tribal leadership, engendered considerable popular discontent and contributed to an eventual shifting of tribal alliances to the United States.
States Have Powers
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014 by Rosstrum Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Our founders, the drafters of the constitutions of our States and our Federal government, appreciated the sovereignty of the individual. They knew that “men of darkness” would always be with us and always tempt us to trade liberty for unattainable utopia. As Benjamin Franklin said, “They who would give up essential Liberty to purchase a little temporary Safety deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”
The Ascent Of The Common Man Of India
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is about the changing socio-economic landscape of India. This book also touches on the delicate issues of Indian mores and values. It makes no holy cows or scapegoats but is a commentary on the pressing needs of Indian society and the ascent of common man of India.
The Separation of Business and State
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2014 and represented by Cailean Babcock. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
To end our nation's funding of corporate welfare, wars-for-profit and bank bailouts, we must first understand the tangled relationship that exists between corporations, banks, and the government. Political analyst Ryan Dawson discusses the problems that plague our system and offers some practical solutions on how we can work together to establish a separation of business and state.
Yamani - The Inside Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 123,540. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Yamani - The acclaimed biography of the man who could move markets with a whisper and who, for 28 years on the world stage, was one of the most powerful, most famous and most recognizable people on the planet. It is the story of oil, of Saudi Arabia, of the West and of ultimate political power.
Irregular Warfare: The Maoist Challenge to India's Internal Security - Naxalite Movement, PWG, Telengana, Mao Tse-Tung, Chinese Links, Terrorism, Terror Incident List
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This monograph provides a detailed history of insurgency in India, including an exhaustive examination of the history of uprisings starting from the Telengana insurrection of the mid-to-late 1940s to the Communist movement, sponsored by Mao Zedong's China.
21: The Last Night with Taiwan's Sunflower Movement
Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
On March 18, 2014, Taiwanese students known as the "Sunflower Movement" peacefully occupied their nation's legislature. Three weeks later, after their peaceful demonstration raised national and global awareness of the dangers of secret negotiations with China, they withdrew. This inside story tells the last 21 hours of the non-violent occupancy and includes background, politics, peace, and love.
Strategic Culture and Strategic Studies: An Alternative Framework for Assessing al-Qaeda and the Global Jihad Movement - Osama bin Laden, AQAM, Sudan, Irregular Warfare, Islamic Terrorism
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
More than a decade after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States by al-Qaeda and a year after the death of Osama bin Laden, this unique text offers an innovative analysis of that organization's strategic culture.
The Futility of War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Wars have been used as a means of settling territorial and other political disputes since the dawn of human civilisation. The Futility of War takes the reader through the long history of human conflict in all its forms, and considers the reasons why wars still exist today. It offers a fascinating insight into human nature, and the past, present and possible future of all mankind.
Boko Haram in Nigeria Encyclopedia: Confronting Terrorism from the Islamic Sect, Threat to Homeland, Political History and Expansion, Attacks, President Goodluck Jonathan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria. The group has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a bus station in April 2014 which killed over 70 people, and may have abducted over 100 schoolgirls in a later attack.
The Big Obama Bubble
You set the price! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
No it’s not a Rally, No it’s not a Boom, It’s the Big Obama Bubble! As stock market indices rise to ever increasing all-time highs all declare this unfathomable rise in stock prices is due to the Federal Reserve’s continuing Quantitative Easing program, but it is not. Rather stock markets are being driven relentlessly upwards through the actions of the President of the United States!
Ending the Culture War-A Devoted Conservative and a Diehard Liberal Make Friends (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 36. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Professor Phil Neisser and Jacob Hess interviewed by Dr Nicholas Beecroft. “You’re not as crazy as I thought. (but you’re still wrong) Conversations between a Devoted Conservative and a Die-Hard Liberal” by Phil Neisser and Jacob Hess is an inspiring attempt by its authors to show how we can move beyond the energy sapping conflict between left and right, conservative and liberal.
Future of Western Civilization-Progress Report (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 35. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Melanie Mortiboys interviews Dr Nicholas Beecroft for this Progress Report on the project exploring the Future of Western Civilization in the light of the interviews so far.
The Future of Europe-A View from Inside the European Union (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 34. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Helen Titchen Beeth interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Helen Titchen Beeth is an evolutionary leader operating at the heart of Europe as a linguist and change consultant in the European Union Commission Headquarters in Brussels. She is a committed European and describes herself as a student and practitioner of individual and collective evolutionary living.