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U.S. Government Counterinsurgency Guide - Theory and Principles, Components of COIN Strategy, NGOs, Country Teams, Private Sector, USAID, Afghanistan
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
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.
1914-2014: Van Loopgraven naar Republiek
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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.
Russia's Counterinsurgency in North Caucasus: Performance and Consequences - Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, al-Qaeda, Islamic Unrest, Grozny, Beslan Incident, Tsarnaev Brothers
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.
Freedom, Fascists, Fools, & Frauds: Bapton Books Position Papers and Other Critical Pieces, 2011 – 2014
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.
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
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
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
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 Powers
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 Separation of Business and State
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
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
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.
Strategic Culture and Strategic Studies: An Alternative Framework for Assessing al-Qaeda and the Global Jihad Movement - Osama bin Laden, AQAM, Sudan, Irregular Warfare, Islamic Terrorism
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
More than a decade after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States by al-Qaeda and a year after the death of Osama bin Laden, this unique text offers an innovative analysis of that organization's strategic culture.
The Futility of War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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.
The Big Obama Bubble
You set the price! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
No it’s not a Rally, No it’s not a Boom, It’s the Big Obama Bubble! As stock market indices rise to ever increasing all-time highs all declare this unfathomable rise in stock prices is due to the Federal Reserve’s continuing Quantitative Easing program, but it is not. Rather stock markets are being driven relentlessly upwards through the actions of the President of the United States!
Forced Reckoning — The Detailed Truth About How Mitt Romney’s Business Skeletons Became Barack Obama’s Winning Strategy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Forced Reckoning delves into politcs, labor issues, family struggles, and wealth inequity. The resounding message proved throughout the book is: You can achieve great things through commitment, change and a drive to do better things with your life. He details his link to Mitt Romney and how he became involved in Obama's re-election campaign.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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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 100 to 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!
L'umanisfera. Utopia anarchica
Price: $5.51 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2014 by Edizioni Immanenza. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
“È qualcosa come un falansterio, ma senza alcuna gerarchia, senza alcuna autorità, al contrario, testimonianza della libertà, dell'uguaglianza, dell'anarchia più completa. La forma è, più o meno, quella di una stella, ma le sue facce rettangolari non hanno niente di simmetrico, ciascuna di esse è di un tipo particolare."