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The SAS 1983Â?2014

by Leigh Neville & Peter Dennis

Highly-trained and immensely skilled, the SAS are widely regarded as one of the best Special Forces units in the world. Their missions are uniquely diverse, ranging from counter-terrorist responses at home and...


Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

by Sumit Ganguly & William R. Thompson

A comprehensive and revealing account of the ongoing struggles and instability of India's political and economic institutions

India's ascent as a formidable power on the world stage and its geopolitical ramifications...


The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region

by Michael R. Auslin

An urgently needed "risk map" of the many dangers that could derail Asia's growth and stability

Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the "Asian Century." Today, the world believes that Century has arrived....


Jamaica in the 21st Century: Revisiting the First Decade

by Livingstone Thompson & Petal Thompson-Williams

Trawling through public discourse and debates in Jamaica, this book distils and presents major issues that captured public attention at the onset of the 21st century. It is designed not only to aid memory but...


The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory

by Brian H. Fishman

An incisive narrative history of the Islamic State, from the 2005 master plan to reestablish the Caliphate to its quest for Final Victory in 2020

Given how quickly its operations have achieved global impact,...


Mythomania: Tales of Our Times, from Apple to Isis

by Peter Conrad

Weaves ancient myth into modern celebrity and consumerist culture to expose the absurdity and occasional insanity of twenty-first-century society, economy, and politics

Despite a proclaimed respect for scientific...


The Spy Who Couldn't Spell: A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI's Hunt for America's Stolen Secrets

by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The thrilling, true-life account of the FBI’s hunt for the ingenious traitor Brian Regan—known as the Spy Who Couldn’t Spell.

 

Before Edward Snowden’s infamous data breach,...


Sudan: The Failure and Division of an African State

by Richard Cockett

Over the past two decades, the situation in Africa's largest country, Sudan, has progressively deteriorated: the country is in second position on the Failed States Index, a war in Darfur has claimed hundreds...


A History of the Iraq Crisis: France, the United States, and Iraq, 1991-2003

by Frédéric Bozo

In March 2003, the United States and Great Britain invaded Iraq to put an end to the regime of Saddam Hussein. The war was launched without a United Nations mandate and was based on the erroneous claim that...


Stronger Together

by Hillary Rodham Clinton & Tim Kaine

For more than a year, Hillary Clinton has laid out an ambitious agenda to improve the lives of the American people and make our country stronger and safer. Stronger Together presents that agenda in full, relating...


Hodder GCSE History for Edexcel: Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917-41

by John Wright & Steve Waugh

Endorsed for Edexcel

Help your students achieve their full potential while ensuring pace, enjoyment and motivation with this unique series from the leading History publisher; developed by expert educators who...


The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

by Lawrence Wright

With the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. Here, in ten powerful pieces first...


The Holocaust in the Twenty-First Century: Contesting/Contested Memories

by David M. Seymour & Mercedes Camino

This volume locates and explores historical and contemporary sites of contested meanings of Holocaust memory across a range of geographical, geo-political, and disciplinary contexts, identifying and critically...


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....


The Modernization of Inner Asia

by Cyril E. Black, Louis Dupree & Elizabeth Endicott-West

Inner Asia - in premodern times the little-known land of nomads and semi-nomads - has moved to the world's front page in the 20th century as the complex struggles for the future of Afghanistan, Soviet Central...


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."...