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bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America

by Yossef Bodansky

"Fascinating account. I strongly recommend it."  —Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

World-renowned terrorism expert Yossef Bodansky explores the transformation of Osama bin Laden from a once promising engineering student...


Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

by Leon Panetta & Jim Newton

The New York Times–bestselling autobiography of a legendary political and military leader

 

It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two of the most consequential careers of any American public servant...


Blind Into Baghdad: America's War in Iraq

by James Fallows

In the autumn of 2002, Atlantic Monthly national correspondent James Fallows wrote an article predicting many of the problems America would face if it invaded Iraq. After events confirmed many of his predictions,...


The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

by John J. Mearsheimer

"A superb book.…Mearsheimer has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the behavior of great powers."—Barry R. Posen, The National Interest The updated edition of this classic treatise on...


Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2007

by Tim Weiner

With shocking revelations that made headlines in papers across the country, Pulitzer-Prize-winner Tim Weiner gets at the truth behind the CIA and uncovers here why nearly every CIA Director has left the agency...


Modern Military Strategy: An Introduction

by Elinor C. Sloan

This textbook provides a coherent introduction to post-Cold War and post-9/11 military theory for upper-level students seeking an initial understanding of strategic studies.

In the contemporary period there has...


The Pirates of Somalia

by Jay Bahadur

Somalia, on the tip of the Horn of Africa, has been inhabited as far back as 9,000 BC. Its history is as rich as the country is old. Caught up in a decades-long civil war, Somalia, along with Iraq and Afghanistan,...


How Terrorism Ends: Understanding the Decline and Demise of Terrorist Campaigns

by Audrey Kurth Cronin

Amid the fear following 9/11 and other recent terror attacks, it is easy to forget the most important fact about terrorist campaigns: they always come to an end--and often far more quickly than expected. Contrary...


Contentious Integration: Post-Cold War Japan-China Relations in the Asia-Pacific

by Chien-peng Chung

The Asian-Pacific is now one of the most important regions in the global system, where the interplay of integrative economic, geo-political and sociocultural processes provide increasing scope for regional leadership...


An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror

by Richard Perle & David Frum

An End to Evil charts the agenda for what’s next in the war on terrorism, as articulated by David Frum, former presidential speechwriter and bestselling author of The Right Man, and Richard Perle, former assistant...


Quantitative Intelligence Analysis: Applied Analytic Models, Simulations, and Games

by Edward Waltz

The text explains the model-based method of intelligence analysis that represents the analyst’s mental models of a subject as well as the analyst’s reasoning process. It includes dynamic simulations and...


Conflict, Security and Development: An Introduction

by Danielle Beswick & Paul Jackson

This textbook draws on academic theory, field research and policy developments to provide an overview of the connections between security and development, before, during and after conflict. This 2nd edition...


The New Normal: Finding a Balance between Individual Rights and the Common Good

by Amitai Etzioni

Amitai Etzioni argues that societies must find a way to balance individual rights and the common good because both are core values and a balance is necessary. This point of balance may change as new technologies...


Homeland and Philosophy

by Robert Arp

In Homeland and Philosophy, 23 philosophers tackle the issues that Showtime's award winning show, Homeland, asks us to consider. The show, which centers on Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody's release from an al-Qaeda...


Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime-from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door

by Brian Krebs

Now a New York Times bestseller!

There is a Threat Lurking Online with the Power to Destroy Your Finances, Steal Your Personal Data, and Endanger Your Life.

In Spam Nation, investigative journalist and cybersecurity...


Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West

by Robert Spencer

Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West by Robert Spencer


Materials and Media in Art Therapy

by Catherine Hyland Moon

Materials and Media in Art Therapy presents a review of the theory and methods related to material and media use in art therapy, and proposes developments in theoretical models for understanding the significance...


Governing Ethnic Conflict

by Andrew Finlay

This book traces the emergence of a common technology of peace and how, in the process, the liberal state has come to embrace illiberal subjects and practices.


Defence Management in Uncertain Times

by Richard Holmes & Teri McConville

From the impact of the attacks on New York and Washington in 2001, to the problems of military uncertainty and the role of women in combat, this collection of essays explores the changing face of militarism...


Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

by James Risen

"James Risen has established himself as the finest national security reporter of this generation, a field crowded with first rank talent." —Newsweek

“An important and powerful book that should be read by...