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U.S. Government Counterinsurgency Guide - Theory and Principles, Components of COIN Strategy, NGOs, Country Teams, Private Sector, USAID, Afghanistan by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Guide, the first of its kind in almost half a century, distills the best of contemporary thought, historical knowledge, and hard-won practice. It is the best kind of doctrinal work: intellectually rigorous, yet practical.
2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Americans are noticing changes all around them. Summers are longer and hotter, and extended periods of unusual heat last longer than any living American has ever experienced. Winters are generally shorter and warmer. Rain comes in heavier downpours.
A Conservative's Thoughts on Rights and Duties, their Duality, and some Implications by Eric Hines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
An understanding of individual rights and individual duties, especially their nature as individual endowments rather than as attributes of groups of men or as grants from some men acting in a "government's" name, forms a critical part of Conservative thought. With Americans broadly divided on what rights and duties really are, now is the time to lay out the Conservative's view of these concepts.
1914-2014: Van Loopgraven naar Republiek by Gerolf Annemans
Price: Free! Words: 69,230. Language: Dutch. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
Het zopas verschenen boek van Vlaams Belang-voorzitter Gerolf Annemans, waarin het project van de Vlaamse ontvoogding wordt scherp gesteld
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947 by C. Herman Pritchett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
A brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court's judicial decisionmaking from the point of view of social science and not just doctrine.
Australian Politics -The Alternative Commission of Audit by Skye Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The newly elected Australian government appointed a Commission of Audit, a group of conservative businessmen. The result they produced sent the population shuddering at the horrifying vision they painted. We have produced our own Audit report, a vision by the People, for the People. It paints a far rosier picture that would build a fairer, more equitable and inclusive Australia.
The Currency Paradox by James King
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy(5.00 from 1 review)
With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.
Russia's Counterinsurgency in North Caucasus: Performance and Consequences - Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, al-Qaeda, Islamic Unrest, Grozny, Beslan Incident, Tsarnaev Brothers by Progressive Management
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 by Bob Blain
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 by GMW Wemyss
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 by James Waller
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 by Progressive Management
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 by Progressive Management
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 by Progressive Management
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 Rights by Dan Itse
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 by Sukant Khurana
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 by Ryan Dawson
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 by Jeffrey Robinson
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 by Progressive Management
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 by Jesse Steele
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.