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The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species: Local Authority and International Policy by Jonathan Liljeblad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A new book explores the nature of national-to-local linkages, using as a case study the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) via its domestic analog, the Endangered Species Act. The analysis uses quantitative and qualitative methods. The author concludes that while CITES enforcement allows for a national-to-local extension, it presents international challenges too.
Essential Guide to Interrogation and Torture: CIA KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation Manual, Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual, Art and Science of Interrogation by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,360. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Major documents in the history of American intelligence interrogation are included in this unique ebook compilation, including two famous manuals, the CIA KUBARK manual from 1963 and the 1983 Human Resource Exploitation Training Manual with all of the handwritten notes and changes included.
If It's Broken Don't Fix It by Mr. Noriega
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by Madhouse Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A teacher on the inside exposes the truth about the Common Core. Why did NCLB collapse? Find out how the federal government took control over education without congressional approval. Learn why our children are still failing despite all the hype. The hypocrisy of the philosophy: they preach what they don't want you to teach. A must for those concerned with the state of education in America today.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Interrogation - World War II, Vietnam, and Iraq; al Qaeda Torture, Waterboarding, Bush, Cheney, CIA by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,680. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
By adding historical and practical context going back to U.S. policy and practice in interrogations during World War II, the Vietnam conflict, and the ongoing war in Iraq, this volume contributes to the high-profile public dialogue on how U.S. military and civilian agencies can best obtain information from prisoners of war and other categories of legal and illegal combatants.
Enlightened Regressivism by Christopher Barra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Navigating unwanted governmental interference has become a way of life. A license for this, a fee for that, a new tax for the other. We're subjected to unending regulation and complex compliance nightmares and then fines for doing it wrong. An historical view of what went wrong, and a guide to help us return to the seemingly abandoned traditional conservative principles of our founding fathers.
The Kingdom in the Country: A Journey through the Real American West by James Conaway
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » History » American
Welcome to the new Wild West: a vast, sprawling land of eternal hope and busted dreams, of grizzlies, dune buggies and range wars, dope growers, corporate bandits, ecotage and, yes, even gun-slinging. With grace and humor the author takes the reader along on an exhilarating land voyage from the Pecos River to the Pacific Northwest and south again to the Mexican border....
Rally! A President's Obsession: Chronicling the secret government takeover of equity markets: to win elections and disguise economic decline by Anonymous
You set the price! Words: 56,810. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks(4.00 from 1 review)
Since the Financial Crisis and Recession politicians have been fearful of a double-dip but more so of a return of financial crisis. Trillions of U.S. dollars has been spent to bring the economy back and markets up, but when it all came crashing down in 2011, somehow markets rallied and continue to rally, but why? The answer is simple: the government took control.
2014 Edition: The Business & Politics of Sports by Evan Weiner
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 by Anthony Bialy
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 by Joseph H. Daves
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 by Mukesh Kapila
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 by Progressive Management
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 by Lita-Rose Betcherman
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 by David P. Hope
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? by Jeffrey J Pelton
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 by Robert Ehrlich
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 by Progressive Management
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 by Progressive Management
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 by Jerry Wyant
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?