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What's Wrong with America: The Real Patriot's Guide
Price: Free! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Warning! This book is not for everyone. It contains strongly held opinions & discusses controversial topics such as the Vietnam War, SWAT teams, abortion, the Republican Party, the corruption in Washington, the NSA, the drone program, the criminal justice system, gun control, globalization, taxes on the wealthy, health care, and the racism, selfishness, greed, and arrogance in U.S. foreign policy.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi Volume 1 - The Struggle for Independence and the Sukarno Era
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 250,720. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Volume 1 in this three-volume set covers the Indonesian Army’s revolutionary roots, its fighting doctrine, and provides accounts of major operations – the independence struggle, consolidation of the Republic, military campaigns against CIA-backed regional separatists in Sumatra and Sulawesi during the late-1950s, the “liberation’ of West Irian and the “Confrontation” with Malaysia.
Arguing With Lefties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Not only do liberals continue to defend Billary and Barry as the country careens out of control, and our children face cataclysmic debt, but they are boldly - openly - brazenly - proud of their ignorance. Perhaps it would not be so off-putting if they didn't insist that they were always right and you - proud of your heritage, Constitution, and belief in a fair republic - are the problem.
China National Human Development Report - Sustainable and Liveable Cities:Toward Ecological Civilization
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report 2013 is a groundbreaking review of China's historic urbanization and an analysis of the opportunities and hazards ahead for the world's most populous nation.
Against a Tide of Evil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Against a Tide of Evil is a strident and passionate cri de coeur. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. It explores what empowers a man like Mukesh Kapila to stand up and be counted, and to act alone in the face of global indifference and venality.
NSA Surveillance Controversy: Liberty and Security in a Changing World - Report and Recommendations of The President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Released in mid-December 2013 by the Obama White House, this important report discloses the findings and recommendations of the panel investigating the National Security Agency's surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden.
Reconstructing Oregon’s Frankentax: Improving the Equity, Financial Sustainability, and Efficiency of Property Taxes
Price: Free! Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The City Club of Portland chartered your committee to research the evolution of the Oregon property tax system, to understand and explain it, to evaluate its pros and cons, and to recommend improvements.
The Swastika and the Maple leaf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Fascism was not a mass movement in Canada in the 1930s, but it threatened the country’s health. In his review, Mordecai Richler wrote, “Dr. Betcherman has written a lively, readable history, the stronger for being detached and allowing the embarrassing facts to speak for themselves….It is strong , evocative stuff, a necessary reminder of how things were. I recommend it highly.”
Place of Women In Iran
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 232 ยท A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Iranian women have always enjoyed better rights than the women in any other Islamic country in the Arabian world. Since ancient times, the participation of Iranian women in politics, arts, culture, and education has been almost equal to the men in the society. After the Islamic Revolution, some of the women's rights were repealed in Iran.
Summer Heat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013 by Rambling Star Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
"How did I get here?" thought David Hope as his boat, Summer Heat, was tossed in a storm on its way to the Bahamas. This book is the true story of his life, from his first experiences in sailing through his career as a Chesterfield County, Virginia Police Officer up until his ship was caught in a devastating storm. Read about how David and his crew struggled to survive on Summer Heat.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
America: Hope for Change
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
America: Hope for Change explores the causes and remedies to the seven most difficult issues confronting (and confounding) our culture and country. Tackling complex issues, former Maryland Governor, US Congressman, Bob Ehrlich presents an urgent call to action on behalf of a conservative, common sense political force that will determine the quality of life for generations to come.
Chairman of the Party
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dwight D. Eisenhower gave the United Sates a warning about the economic and social abuse of power when he talked about the military industrial complex in January of 1961. We would be a much stronger nation if he had also provided us with a warning about the political industrial complex. The abuse and voter manipulation through social and economic power threatens the very fabric of democracy.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Courting a Reluctant Ally - An Evaluation of U.S./UK Naval Intelligence Cooperation, 1935-1941, Franklin Roosevelt, OSS, Commander Ian Fleming
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,600. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
There are now few among us whose memories go back to the period between the two world wars and who would be able to point out that, commonalities of language and culture notwithstanding, today's special relationship between the United States and Great Britain is a quite recent phenomenon, really dating only from the 1940-41 timeframe.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Intelligence Professionalism in the Americas - Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Bolivia, FARC, Russian Mafia, Submersibles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. This book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of intelligence services.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Mongolia's Peacekeeping Commitment - Training, Deployment, and Evolution of Field Information Capabilities - Iraqi Freedom, Afghan Army Training
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Mongolia's military peacekeeping experience is a recent and remarkable development, having only begun in 2002 when the State Great Hural passed a law establishing the legal framework for participation in international peace operations. This Mongolian capability, while nascent, exists at a time when the international need has never been greater and is likely to continue unabated.
Sanity and Public Policy: Separating Truth from Truisms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
We live in an era known as “The Age of Information”. It would be more accurate to call it “The Age of Misinformation”. The truth is there for the taking, but in order to find it we must know how to sift through all of the misinformation that surrounds it. How can we distinguish between what is factual, logical, and relevant, when the truth is blended in with so much misinformation?
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: A Muslim Archipelago: Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia - Islam in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,770. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
With a knowledge of Islam unparalleled among his peers and an unquenchable thirst for determining how the goals of this religion might play out in areas far from the focus of most policymakers' current attention, the author has made the most of this opportunity to acquaint the Intelligence Community and a broader readership with a strategic appreciation of the region.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Democratization of Intelligence - Melding Strategic Intelligence and National Discourse - South America, Canada, U.S. Intelligence, Canadian Attitudes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The book aims to educate officials as well as students about the vicissitudes that accompany the development and execution of the government intelligence function.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Sensemaking - A Structure for an Intelligence Revolution, Mindfulness, Macrocognition, Tame and Wicked Problems, Meliorists, Neuroscience
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Sensemaking, whereby intelligence professionals would work with executive decisionmakers to explain data that are "sparse, noisy, and uncertain," requires an interpreter and experienced champion to bring about a practicable understanding and acceptance of the concept among intelligence practitioners.