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Double Agent: The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring

by Peter Duffy

The never-before-told tale of the German-American who spearheaded a covert mission to infiltrate New York’s Nazi underground in the days leading up to World War II—the most successful counterespionage operation...


Always/Never

by Harding McRae & Max H Herr

Has the U.S. government actually condoned the implantation of experimental mind-altering brain probes? For what purpose, and under whose authority? Have covert government agencies and their operatives trampled...


Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting

by John Shiffman

On today’s high-tech battlefields, the most lethal weapons are not the big ones, but rather the ones that are small enough to be smuggled inside a pack of chewing gum. Microchips. Gyroscopes. Radar-cloaking...


Really, Don't Panic!: Positive Messages by South Africans, for South Africans

by Alan Knott-Craig

South Africans remember when electricity load shedding brought the country to a standstill in 2008. There was a rush on generators and property in Perth, Australia. An email from Alan Knott-Craig reminding South...


Terrorism: All That Matters

by Andrew Silke

Terrorism is surrounded by myths. One of the most enduring of these myths and half-truths is that terrorism never works. In the end, the state will prevail and the terrorists will either be dead or imprisoned...


Military Soft Power: Public Diplomacy Through Military Educational Exchanges

by Carol Atkinson

The military has long been associated with hard power, yet it is engaged in public diplomacy as it represents the U.S. abroad and facilitates the diffusion of ideas. Military Soft Power examines one such aspect...


Contemporary Military Strategy and the Global War on Terror: US and UK Armed Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq 2001-2012

by Alastair Finlan

Contemporary Military Strategy and the Global War on Terror offers an in-depth analysis of US/UK military strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq from 2001 to the present day. It explores the development of contemporary...


Wasted Years, Wasted Lives Volume 1: The British Army in Northern Ireland 1975-77

by Ken Wharton

Over the past several years, Ken Wharton, himself a former soldier, has been prolific in his coverage of the Troubles, which spread their tentacles far from the streets, and fields of Northern Ireland. Over...


Communicating with Intelligence: Writing and Briefing for National Security

by James S. Major

Aimed at students, faculty, and practitioners, the book is designed to provide all necessary information on how to prepare, write, and read intelligence publications. This book outlines the foundations of good...


The World of the John Birch Society: Conspiracy, Conservatism, and the Cold War

by D. Mulloy

The blueprint of the modern Tea Party, front and center in the John Birch Society's strongest years


Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed

by Jason L. Riley

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries?

In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare...


The CIA and American Democracy

by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

This third edition of Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones’s engrossing history of the Central Intelligence Agency includes a new prologue that discusses the history of the CIA since the end of the Cold War, focusing in...


Immigrant and Refugee Students in Canada

by Courtney Anne Brewer & Michael McCabe

Recent immigrants and refugees -- both children and their families -- often struggle to adapt to Canadian education systems. For their part, educators also face challenges when developing effective strategies...


This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

by Charles E. Cobb

Visiting Martin Luther King, Jr. at the peak of the civil rights movement, the journalist William Worthy almost sat on a loaded pistol. “Just for self-defense,” King assured him. One of King’s advisors...


Hurt: Notes on Torture in a Modern Democracy

by Kristian Williams

A collection of articles and interviews on the history, psychology, and current state of torture in democratic societies, Hurt is a short but hard-hitting look in the mirror for first-world countries. This exposé...


Present Dangers: Crisis and Opportunity in America's Foreign and Defense Policy

by Robert Kagan & William Kristol

This original collection of essays offers hope to those who believe that the cause of world peace requires a new American foreign policy and repairing our depleted military. The twelve contributors to this book...


Echoes of My Soul

by Robert K. Tanenbaum

"Stunning, riveting." --Linda Fairstein

"Tanenbaum knows this territory better than anyone." -Linda Fairstein

It was a muggy summer day when Janice Wylie and Emily Hoffert were murdered in their apartment on Manhattan's...


Remapping 'Crisis': A Guide to Athens

by Myrto Tsilimpounidi & Aylwyn Walsh

A taste of austerity, the limits of democracy and the overlooked, untold stories of a country in 'crisis'.


Art for Equality: The NAACP's Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

by Jenny Woodley

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's oldest civil rights organization, having dedicated itself to the fight for racial equality since 1909. While the group helped...


Italian political election 2013

by Emanuele Di Mattia

The election date is always considered to be a critical moment for the political parties thesis and concentrated to the conquest of an electoral success. The political candidates during the election campaigns...