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From Freedom to Ferguson: The Private Sector Opportunity to Empower Black America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Every protest in the American struggle to overcome inequities hearkens back to the Bill of Rights. Dr. King described the process engaged by the founding fathers as "schizophrenic," because their behavior bore no resemblance to the constitutional laws they established. America's private sector has played a pivotal role in the welfare of black people throughout history. What's happening today?
A Great Cloud of Witnesses: The Catholic Church's Experience in the Holy Land
Price: Free! Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A compilation of the Catholic Church's experience in the Holy Land in its' own words. Assembled here for the first time in one place, is a series of official Church statements, documents, articles, and interviews collected from over a seventy year time span. It is the uncensored, authentic voice of the Church in the Holy Land and it continues to faithfully call out to us.
Area 51: An Introductory Level Overview of the Classic Area 51 Conspiracy Theory
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
An introductory level overview of the classic conspiracy theory, area 51.
A Most Un-Islamic Islamic State
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
The Islamic State, the so-called caliphate straddling Syria and Iraq, is renowned for its barbarism and cruelty, yet claims that it conforms to the Laws of Islam in everything it does. Nothing could be further from the truth. This brief book explains in simple clear language the basics of Islam and how the Islamic State is breaking all the rules it pretends to hold dear.
Attack of the Killer Beavers & Other Dangers of Misconstrued Science & Ecology
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Essay » Political
The original intent of science was so that man might be able to think some of God's thoughts after Him.
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.
“Ufuk Ötesi” Cilt - I
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,930. Language: Turkish. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Bu eseri niçin okumalısınız? Değerli kitap dostları; Kitap okumak, karanlıkta ışık olmaktır. Kitap dostlarının konuşmaları güçlü, düşünceleri berrak olur. Okuyan-araştıran insanların hafızalarında nitelikli bilgilerinden oluşan bir bilgi havuzu oluşur. Maalesef, insanlarımızın pek çoğu, kitap, gazete, dergi ve makale okumaktan hoşlanmıyor.
Un Manifiesto Socialista
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: Spanish. Published: November 29, 2014 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Manifiesto de 23 puntos de la revolución socialista no violenta, basándose en el legado del Sentido Común de Thomas Paine y otras importantes declaraciones de propósito izquierdistas.
The Conflicts in Yemen and U.S. National Security - Yemeni Regional Politics and Saudi Arabia, Drones, Qat Chewing, al-Qaeda, War on Terror, Houthi Tribesmen Rebellion, Zaydi Shiite Sect, Kleptocracy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Military
Yemen is not currently a failed state, but it is experiencing huge political and economic problems that can have a direct impact on U.S. interests in the region. It has a rapidly expanding population with a resource base that is limited and already leaves much of the current population in poverty.
A Year on Fire Mountain
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Anna Habibti’s diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territories, told with compassion, humour and a sense of the absurd.
The Final Discrimination
Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
Our civilised societies have abolished discrimination - right? WRONG! Read how we can remove the final discrimination.
A Comprehensive Approach to Improving U.S. Security Force Assistance (SFA) Efforts - DoD Programs to Train, Advise, and Assist Foreign Partners' Security Establishments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This Letort Paper analyzes the topic of Security Force Assistance (SFA) and provides some specific recommendations designed to improve U.S. performance. SFA may be a new term, but the activities themselves are familiar ones related to how the Department of Defense (DoD) works to train, advise, and assist foreign partners' security establishments to accomplish common objectives.
Village Stability Operations (VSO) in Afghanistan: Comparing Past Counterinsurgencies for Future Applications - Special Operations COIN, Philippine War, Malayan Emergency, Taliban, Karzai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Village Stability Operations (VSO) has been the cornerstone counterinsurgency strategy and primary mission for U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan since 2010. The VSO program has drawn criticism for human rights violations committed by the Afghan Local Police and poor reception by much of the Afghan population.
Aftermath: Rebuilding Global Security After a Century of Warfare
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Why have there been so many violent conflicts in 2014? Our leaders have been unable to explain why the number of conflicts is growing or to do much about them. Giving voice to the insights of a new generation of veterans Aftermath provides fresh answers and a novel framework for managing conflicts and improving international security.
Back to Basics: A Study of the Second Lebanon War and Operation CAST LEAD - Israeli IDF Incursions into Lebanon and Gaza 2006 and 2008 Against Hezbollah and Hamas, Tactics, Hard Lessons Learned
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Israeli incursions into Lebanon in mid-2006 and into Gaza in late 2008/early 2009 are important studies in contrasts. During the first, often termed "the Second Lebanon War," Hezbollah fought Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) seeking hostage rescue and retribution to a bloody standstill. During the second, Hamas enjoyed far less success against the same forces.
United States and Unconventional Warfare - Al Qaeda's Exploitation of American Weakness, Iran and Proxy Terrorism, Hizbollah, China's Holistic Asymmetric Warfare Plan, Future Adversaries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Given the success of terrorist organizations against the United States since 1983 it is prudent to ask if nations will pursue unconventional engagements with the United States.
Analyze West: A Psychiatrist Takes Western Civilization on a Journey of Transformation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Imagine Western Civilization embodied in a character called West. On the brink of suicide, West presents himself to maverick psychiatrist Dr James Hill. West has lost his self-confidence and direction. James leads West through a process of analysis, therapy and transformation. An easy to read novel which will leave you feeling much more positive and clear about the Future of Western Civilization.
Terrorism and the New Age of Irregular Warfare: Challenges and Opportunities - New Technologies, WMD Proliferation, American Military and National Security, Weapons, Nuclear Systems
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Congressional hearing examined terrorism and the new age of irregular warfare, exploring issues such as the use of new technologies, WMD proliferation, the role of expensive weapons systems, nuclear weaponry, and the American military and national security.
Burning Bridges of the Delicate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Burning Bridges is a call to action, or at least I would hope so. It's poetry that isn't for the faint and/or delicate. It's poetry about our current state, our emotions and maybe a bit of anger? It's what you make of it.
Pooling Our Resources to Foster Black Progress: An Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing Framework
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This book provides a framework for pooling resources on a large, national scale to address problems, particularly in underserved communities, through an impact investment fund. The “EXCEL-TRANSFORM Fund” will be a vehicle for galvanizing large numbers of people to pool funds to provide needed capital to entrepreneurs, businesses and nonprofits that can have transformational impact in communities.