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Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Turkey, after a remarkable decade of change, has faced the challenges of the Middle East’s recent turmoil, mass movements and democratic setbacks to create a dynamic new foreign policy that will shape its role in Middle East leadership for years to come.
Al-Qaida After Ten Years of War - A Global Perspective of Successes, Failures, and Prospects - Iraq and Afghanistan, Pakistan, Arab Spring, Tuaregs, bin Laden, Egypt, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda
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Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 118,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Over the past 10 years, counterterrorism efforts have disrupted its main training facilities and eliminated much of the core leadership structure, including the mastermind Usama Bin Ladin. Despite this, Al-Qaida has proved resilient.
Standing With Wendy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 519,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This work contains transcripts of almost 64 hours of debate and testimony on the Texas Senate and House floors, starting with Wendy Davis' filibuster of SB5, including the proposed House and Senate amendments for HB2, and ending with powerful citizen testimony on these bills.
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
Al-Qaida, the Tribes, and the Government - Lessons and Prospects for Iraq's Unstable Triangle, Middle East Studies Paper, al-Qaeda, the Awakening
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Yamani - The Inside Story
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,540. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
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.
The Futility of War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
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.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of under 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
Letters from Palestine
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Price: Free! Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Many books have dealt with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the Israeli perspective. However, few reflect the Palestinian point of view. Letters from Palestine offers an American audience a rare opportunity to listen to actual Palestinian people as they describe what it is like to live in the occupied territories of the West Bank or Gaza, or to grow up as a Palestinian in the U.S.
Religious Fascism (The Repeal of Section 28)
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Price: $10.28 USD. Words: 199,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Using the repeal of a little-known law in Scotland, this book examines the spread of religious fascism across the world.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
On Two Fronts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,900. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by 13Thirty Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"There is nothing else out there like On Two Fronts by Sgt Adam Fenner and Lance Taubold. It's not a book about war; it's a book about people, about separation, about living, home, friends, love, and heartache. I love this book." Heather Graham, NY Times Bestselling Author
Diary Of A Ram Fan
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,900. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A satirical look at more than 75 years of Football's Rams history, combined with discussions of American Exceptionalism and almost 50 years of personal experience in the life of a Rams Fan.
The Late Great United States
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,140. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book, The Late Great United States, describes the reasons why the United States will soon collapse.
Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty
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Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o
2008 Financial Crisis: Official Federal Reserve Meeting Transcripts Reveal New Details About Crucial Decisions, Bernanke, Yellen, Lehman Collapse, White House Report on 2009 Stimulus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 808,350. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This ebook presents the complete set of 2008 financial crisis meeting transcripts released by the Federal Reserve System in February 2014.
South Africa's People's Parliament: The Dream Deferred
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In 2006, an employee of South Africa's Parliament was summarily fired, because he was a candidate in the municipal elections. This is the true story of his struggle to defend his political rights and that of Parliament’s 2000-plus employees. In the process he exposed the hypocrisy at the same Parliament that elected Mandela as the first black president of a post-Apartheid South Africa.
American Sons: The Untold Story of the Falcon and the Snowman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,550. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
In 1977, Christopher Boyce and Andrew Daulton Lee were convicted of espionage and sentenced to decades in prison. The story of their crime, as told in the 1985 movie The Falcon and the Snowman, was only the beginning. American Sons tells the full story of their ordeal behind bars - and how a young, idealistic paralegal named Cait Mills helped them become free men.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Intelligence Archipelago - The Community's Struggle to Reform in the Globalized Era, History of Intelligence Reform, Investigations and Reports
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,800. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: Authoritative history of intelligence reform, investigations, and reports; the 9/11 commission, Hart-Rudman National Security Act, Cold War, and more.