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Europe Isn't Working

by Larry Elliott & Dan Atkinson

Europe's center-left is rapidly falling out of love with the European single currency. Fifteen years after its creation, British journalists Larry Elliott and Dan Atkinson assess its performance to show why....


Wampum: How Indian Tribes, the Mafia, and an Inattentive Congress Invented Indian Gaming and Created a $28 Billion Gambling Empire

by Donald Craig Mitchell

The never-before-told story of Indian Casinos in America

In 2015, 239 Indian tribes operated 478 casinos, high-stakes bingo halls, and other gambling facilities on Indian reservations in 28 states that collectively...


Digital Gold

by Nathaniel Popper

Bitcoin, the landmark digital money and financial technology, has spawned a global social movement with utopian ambitions. The notion of a new currency, maintained by the computers of users around the world,...


Hidden Finance, Rogue Networks, and Secret Sorcery: The Fascist International, 9/11, and Penetrated Operations

by Joseph P. Farrell

Pursuing his investigations of high financial fraud, international banking, hidden systems of finance, black budgets and breakaway civilizations, author and researcher Joseph P. Farrell investigates the theory...


Who Rules the World?

by Noam Chomsky

The world’s leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American Century, the nature of U.S. policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights

In an incisive,...


The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep: Russia's Road to Terror and Dictatorship under Yeltsin and Putin

by David Satter

In December 2013, David Satter became the first American journalist to be expelled from Russia since the Cold War. The Moscow Times said it was not surprising he was expelled, "it was surprising it took so long."...


The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts

by Joshua Hammer

To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven.

In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government...


Europe's Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved ¿ And Why It Still Won't Happen

by David Marsh

With new material on the astonishing 2014-15 monetary rollercoaster, an�incisive�chronicler of the euro's upheavals explains how Europe's single currency has lurched in and out of crisis-with widespread...


Guns of Special Forces 2001 - 2015

by Leigh Neville

In the years since 9/11 Special Forces of many nations have been in almost constant action in covert, high risk operations around the globe. These include the two long conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, fighting...


Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

by Ibrahim Fraihat

Post-revolution states often find that once dictators have been deposed, other problems arise, such as political polarization and the threat of civil war. A respected commentator on Middle Eastern politics,...


Ruling Russia: Authoritarianism from the Revolution to Putin

by William Zimmerman

When the Soviet Union collapsed, many hoped that Russia’s centuries-long history of autocratic rule might finally end. Yet today’s Russia appears to be retreating from democracy, not progressing toward it....


The American Exceptionalism Revisited

by Marcello Fantoni & Leonardo Morlino

When looking at the US from a European perspective a sort of paradox immediately emerges. On the one hand, the ‘American way of life’ has been penetrating in depth our everyday life and, even more, our Western...


Bullets and Bylines: From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond

by Shyam Bhatia

War reporters tend to have shorter lives than many others in the same profession of journalism, simply because they are exposed to more day-to-day risks in remote parts of the world where timely help is a prized...


A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas

by Ian Talbot

Noted historian Ian Talbot has written a new history of modern South Asia that considers the Indian Subcontinent in regional rather than in solely national terms. A leading expert on the Partition of 1947, Talbot...


An Argument Open to All: Reading "The Federalist" in the 21st Century

by Sanford Levinson

In An Argument Open to All, renowned legal scholar Sanford Levinson takes a novel approach to what is perhaps America's most famous political tract.  Rather than concern himself with the authors as historical...


Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

by Richard Cockett

Burma is one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia and was once one of its richest. Under successive military regimes, however, the country eventually ended up as one of the poorest countries in Asia, a...


Killing the Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot to Derail Hillary and Hijack Your Government

by David Brock

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

New York Times bestselling author and founder of Media Matters, David Brock takes readers on his daring and eye-opening odyssey through the maze of political trenches.

David Brock...


Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World

by Miroslav Volf & Tony Blair

More than almost anything else, globalization and the great world religions are shaping our lives, affecting everything from the public policies of political leaders and the economic decisions of industry bosses...


A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2008-14

by Gary Wetzel & Jim Laurier

The untold story of A-10 units in Operation Enduring Freedom reaches its conclusion with this second of two volumes focusing on the type's combat missions in Afghanistan. Featuring numerous first-hand accounts...


Afghanistan: Graveyard of Empires: A New History of the Borderland

by David Isby

A startling history of modern Afghanistan: the story of a country caught in a vortex of terror. Veteran defense analyst and Afghanistan expert David Isby provides an insightful and meticulously researched look...