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Egypt Unshackled: Using social media to @#:) the System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Egypt, treasured 'bucket' list destination for many, saw pro-democracy youth battle for freedom in Tahrir Square. This is their story of revolution where social media and Twitter helped topple a brutal, dictatorial regime in just 18 Days. Journalist Denis G. Campbell, Editor of UK Progressive Magazine, weaves a compelling moment-to-moment narrative.
"Kara" Dergisi Seckisi
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: Turkish. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Kara Dergisi Seçkisi (Türkiye'de Anarşist Düşünce Tarihi Serisi - 1) Editör: Can Başkent Propaganda Yayınları Kapak tasarımı: İç Mihrak Propaganda Tasarım Redaktör: Burcu Karakaş Kara dergisinin eski editörü Ahmet Kurt röportajıyla... ISBN: 978-0-9868586-3-5 (pdf), 978-0-9868586-4-2 (ePub), 978-0-9868586-5-9 (mobi). 103 sayfa, Eylül 2011.
Kids Before Trees
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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We are not running out of oil or destroying our planet, but you're paying higher taxes and prices as a result of the relentless flood of crisis reports that tell us we are. We're being bilked out of billions of dollars by false scientists and greedy editors. They use phoney claims and half-baked reports to profiteer from the business of fear. They're stealing from the poor and needy, and from you.
Israel's Critical Security Requirements for Defensible Borders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This study by leading Israeli security experts presents a comprehensive assessment of Israel's critical security requirements, particularly the need for defensible borders that was endorsed by past U.S. administrations. The study also details the importance of Israeli control of the airspace over the West Bank and the risks to Israel of deploying international forces there.
Once Indivisible, Now Divided
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Our nation is severely in debt, our unemployment is high, schools are closing down,and health care costs are bankrupting many in America today. Our government is divided and can't seem to get along enough to save our nation from a financial crisis and another great depression. The political decisions that caused all these problems are discussed in this book. There are facts that will amaze you.
The Dumbbell's Dictionary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The author contends that over the past several years, America has gone off the rails. In the acerbic tradition of Ambrose Bierce and Henry Mencken, he focuses on an overweening federal government and its nanny state. He criticizes the therapeutic culture; the power of teacher unions; runaway federal spending bankrupting America; and much more, including bits of humor injected as leavening.
Social Injustice: What Evangelicals Need to Know About the World
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by Sacred Tribes Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
William Moulder and Michael Cooper have done us a great service in compiling these essays on justice from an evangelical perspective. The first three essays in this timely and important book lay out the biblical, theological and his-torical foundations of justice. The next six essays address the practical application of biblical principles of justice.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare - Nerve Agents, Incapacitating Agents, Riot Control, Toxins, Defense, Decontamination (Emergency War Surgery Series)
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 388,370. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare is a comprehensive source of the information on chemical agents, including chemical detectors and protection equipment, diagnosis, decontamination, countermeasures and therapy, and response planning, as well as the history of chemical warfare and casualty management.
The Long Slog: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The White House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,180. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
Stump Connolly is at it again, careening down the campaign trail in pursuit of the candidates, the cash and the real stories behind Campaign ’08. A funny, inside look at politics from an established pro. “I don’t think anyone had more fun covering the campaign than Stump, or reading him than me. You laugh and learn at the same time.” – Bill Kurtis
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Aspects Of Biological Warfare - Anthrax, Ricin, Smallpox, Viral Fevers, Plague, Biosafety, Biosecurity (Emergency War Surgery Series)
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 338,100. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, the Medical Aspects Of Biological Warfare (2007 Version) textbook reflects the critical threat posed by biological warfare and terrorism in a post 9-11 world. It addresses the weaponization of biological agents.
Congressional Dysfunction
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
An analysis of why the 21st Century Congress represents the worst nightmares of the Founding Fathers. Examines the Ensign & Weiner scandals, excessive Congressional pay and benefits and fundamental legislative incompetence. Explains how ‘safe’ districts produce weaker candidates, marginalizes moderates and creates the nest of partisan vipers that infect Capitol Hill.
Copaganda: Why the Constitution Doesn't Apply to You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A light-hearted look at police brutality, judicial malfeasance and media complicity.
The Great ReStart of 2019
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,340. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Great ReStart of 2019, by Kent Dickinson and Neal Worthington is subtitled: “The Return to Greatness that will follow the US Financial Collapse.” The book not only details the mess that we have made for ourselves as a society and the opportunities that are inherent in our situation, it envisions a comprehensive fix that moves beyond fear to hope.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
The History of Chemical Warfare - From World War I to Iraq, Terrorist Threats, Countermeasures and Medical Management, CWC Treaty and Demilitarization (Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare Excerpt)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,300. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, this excerpt from the Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare textbook provides a thorough and compelling history of chemical warfare, with on-scene accounts of the horrors inflicted by these fearsome weapons.
2011 U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Concepts and Programs: Comprehensive Guide to Weapons, Aviation, Command and Control, Ground and Combat Vehicles, Expeditionary and Maritime Support, Installations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This 2011 version of the annual U.S. Marine Corps Concepts and Programs document, totaling more than 400 pages, provides an encyclopedic summary of Marine Corps programs, weapons, equipment, and operational concepts. It provides a wealth of information about today's U.S. Marine Corps. They are America's expeditionary force in readiness.
2011 Report on Implementing 9/11 Commission Recommendations: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Status Report on Airline Passenger Screening, Aviation Security, NBC Threats, Border Security
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
In recognition of the 9/11 Commission Report and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, this report - issued in July 2011 - describes how DHS has addressed specific 9/11 Commission recommendations over the past ten years, making America stronger and more resilient. While challenges remain, the Department continues to focus on minimizing risks.
U.S. Army Equipment Encyclopedia: Weapons, Tracked and Wheeled Vehicles, Helicopters, Artillery, Programs, and Systems - plus the Army Posture Statement, Weapon Systems Document, Acquisitions
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 410,010. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Hundreds of U.S. Army systems - from artillery to helicopters - are comprehensively described in this detailed, up-to-date encyclopedia of Army equipment. This massive 1300-page report also includes the latest Army Posture Statement, a major government report on defense acquisitions, and much more.
21st Century FEMA Document Series: Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101 - Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans, Version 2.0 - November 2010
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document, Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101, provides guidance for developing emergency operations plans. It promotes a common understanding of the fundamentals of risk-informed planning and decision making to help planners examine a hazard or threat and produce integrated, coordinated, and synchronized plans.
2011 Weapon Systems of the U.S. Army: Comprehensive Review of Major Army Acquisition Programs with Program Status, Contractor, Teaming Arrangements, and Critical Interdependencies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Here is the 2011 version of the important annual Army publication, Weapon Systems, providing thorough overview of major Army acquisition programs, with information on program status, contractors, teaming arrangements, and critical interdependencies. It provides a wealth of information about Army weapons.