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2014 Edition: The Business & Politics of Sports
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 274,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Sports is a global business. For many it is a game but the real business of sports is business. Sports is powered by governments that make laws which regulate the business of sports. Most nations have Sports Ministers and sports is a government level position and concern. The e-book takes a look at the global sports industry between August 2010 and January 1, 2014 and how the business operates.
You Say Misanthrope Like It's a Bad Thing: Anthony Bialy's Complaints About 2013
Price: Free! Words: 88,610. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Anthony Bialy's 2013 columns are compiled here in book form. Join the "Red Eye" conservative in looking back on a year he's glad is over. His endearingly grumpy outlook is the only thing sustaining him. Frown and maybe occasionally smile along with him.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Sanity and Public Policy: Separating Truth from Truisms
Price: $1.99 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.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Blue Planet - Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence - Transnational Crime, Terrorism and Policing, Al Qaeda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The Blue Planet: Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence, makes a powerful argument for why the United States needs to make better use of its federal law enforcement agencies abroad as an integral part of our national counterterrorism strategy.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Who Watches the Watchmen? The Conflict Between National Security and Freedom of the Press - Wikileaks, Assange, CIA, Bay of Pigs, Pentagon Papers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Who Watches the Watchmen? could hardly be more timely as we debate the recent leaking of the largest trove of documents in American history.
The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world. We feature 65 everyday heroes who have turned adversity into triumph, compassion into commitment and anger into activism, and whose acts of caring and courage are transforming society.
Thrive! - People's Guide To A Thriving Future
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This People’s Guide To A Thriving Future [For All Forever], in both “Quick Guide” and “Complete Guide” versions, is provided to help you and your family and friends, community, country and world survive and thrive. It shows how to build a thriving future using Thrive! Strategy and Action Plans.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Beneath the Surface - Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace for Counterterrorism - bin Laden, al-Qaida, Jihad, Horn of Africa, Hezbollah
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,890. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The U.S. requires new strategies to collect intelligence, to manufacture new intelligence (using operations in doing so), and most importantly to organize data in new, systemic and strategic ways to make the most of what we know about this shadowy, self-healing and determined asymmetric, worldwide adversary.