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Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
Shiism and Sectarian Conflict in Pakistan - Identity Politics, Iranian Influence, and Tit-for-Tat Violence - Shia and Sunni, Taliban, Haqqani Network, APSC, Iranian Influence, Benazir Bhutto
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Issues surrounding militancy among the Shi'a community in the Shi'a heartland and beyond continue to occupy scholars and policymakers. During the past year, Iran has continued its efforts to extend its influence abroad by strengthening strategic ties with key players in international affairs, including Brazil and Turkey.
Edges of Radicalization: Ideas, Individuals and Networks in Violent Extremism - Osama bin Laden, Al Qaida, Lone Wolves, Social Networks and the Internet, Counterculture and Jihad, Homophily
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study argues that the spread of violent extremism cannot be fully understood as an ideological or social phenomenon, but must be viewed as a process that integrates the two forces in a coevolutionary manner.
Rzeczy Wspólne nr 11(1/2013)
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Rzeczy Wspólne" powstały po to, aby poważnie mówić o polityce na przekór niepoważnym czasom. Nie interesują nas pyskówki ani personalne roszady - zajmujemy się sprawami o zasadniczym znaczeniu dla Polski. Celem "Rzeczy Wspólnych" jest aktualizacja polskiego republikanizmu, który uważamy za naszą najlepszą tradycję polityczną.
Forging Swords into Plows: A Twenty-First Century Christian Perspective on War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Forging Swords into Plows examines the historic Christian perspectives on war (holy war, pacifism, and just war). The book advocates expanding Just War Theory to include jus post bellum criteria, then uses the updated model as a framework for comparing the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic perspectives on war and assessing the justness of the U.S. invasions and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"Sensual Preciousness" introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human, and how humans as individuals and communities can interact. Offering a vision about the transformation termed "globalization.” Offering an analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Sensual Preciousness introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human and how humans can interact with each other. Concerned about the worldwide upheaval termed “globalization.” Offering an emotional and intellectual analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Outlaw or American Patriot?
Price: Free! Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles - Senkakus, Taiwan, Diaoyu, Paracel, Spratly Islands, Fishery Disputes, Vessels and Equipment, Submarines, Ships, Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,270. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Few issues are as important to U.S. national security analysts as China's military modernization, a process that has benefited directly from the past two decades of dramatic economic expansion. This book addresses the Chinese navy—the People's Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN—the service that has most dramatically benefited from increased defense funding.
2013 President Barack Obama Inaugural Address, the 2009 Obama Inaugural Address, and Campaign Speeches from the Presidential Campaign of 2012 Against Republican Mitt Romney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 380,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The official transcript of the Inaugural Address delivered by President Barack Obama on January 21, 2013 is presented, along with several other inaugural-activity event transcripts, and the 2009 address.
Outlaw Visions
Price: Free! Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America's Violent Far-Right - Aryan Nation, Timothy McVeigh, Oklahoma City Bombing, KKK, Racism, White Supremacy, Neo-Nazi, Skinheads, Christian Identity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This contemporary report, issued in early 2013, provides a thorough analysis of far-right terrorism and violence. Subjects covered include: Aryan nation, White Aryan resistance, Timothy McVeigh, Oklahoma City bombing, Ku Klux Klan (KKK), racism, white supremacy groups, anti-Semitism, Neo-Nazi, David Duke, skinheads, fascism, the Christian identity movement, anti-abortion violence, and more.
When That Great Ship Went Down: The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The celebrated history of the aftermath, in the US Congress, the US Supreme Court, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom, of the sinking of the unsinkable ship. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss examine the political pressures and dirty deals that affected the Titanic enquiries, wrote new law, and changed our world.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
A thoughtful and informative expose' on the rise of the Tea Party and the 'politics of greed' and obstruction. Chronicled in real time by a member of the '47 percent', these essays are meant to inspire the political junkie and novice alike.
Pride, Progress, and Prospects: The Marine Corps' Efforts to Increase the Presence of African-American Officers (1970-1995) - NASA Astronaut Charles Bolden, President Truman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In today's Marine Corps, African-Americans constitute almost 10 percent of the officer corps. The fact that this was not always the case deserves explanation, as do the Marine Corps' efforts to remedy this deficiency.
Chinese Military: Federal Strategic Perspective Reports - Military Transparency, PLA's Role in Elite Politics, Out of Area Naval Operations, China's Quest for Advanced Military Aviation Technologies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,290. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Four reports from the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies examine crucial issues involving the Chinese military: assessing Chinese military transparency; civil-military relations in China and the PLA's role in elite politics; China's out of area naval operations; and China's quest for advanced military aviation technologies (buy, build or steal).
Deception, Disinformation, and Strategic Communications: How One Interagency Group Made a Major Difference - Cold War, COINTELPRO, CHAOS, Reagan, Soviet Active Measures, KGB, Gorbachev
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,800. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This study explains how one part-time interagency committee established in the 1980s to counter Soviet disinformation effectively accomplished its mission. Interagency committees are commonly criticized as ineffective, but the Active Measures Working Group is a notable exception.
The Threat from Iran: Reassessing the Implications of a Nuclear-Armed Iran and the Iranian Puzzle Piece - Understanding Iran in the Global Context
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Can the United States live with a nuclear-armed Iran? Despite strong policy preferences to the contrary, Washington may have little choice. Evidence suggests, and most scholars agree, that Iran is working toward self-sufficiency in a complete nuclear fuel cycle that would enable it to produce nuclear weapons.
Orienting Our Sights on the Future: Opportunities and Challenges of the Arab Revolts
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,180. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The uprisings and ensuing political changes taking place throughout the Middle East and North Africa are reshaping the political and social landscape of the region.
Libya's Nuclear Disarmament: Lessons and Implications for Nuclear Proliferation
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Recent events in Libya have already had a significant effect on the region and beyond, and perhaps one of the most compelling results has been the potential impact on regional powers for the future course of nuclear proliferation.