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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...


The Struggle for Sovereignty 2 Vol PB Set

by Joyce Lee Malcolm

For much of Europe the seventeenth century was, as it has been termed, an "Age of Absolutism" in which single rulers held tremendous power. Yet the English in the same century succeeded in limiting the power...


A Matter of Principle

by Conrad Black

"I never ask for mercy and seek no one's sympathy. I would never, as was once needlessly feared in this court, be a fugitive from justice in this country, only a seeker of it."

—Conrad Black, in his statement...


Parliament of Whores: A Lone Humorist Attempts to Explain the Entire U.S. Government

by P. J. O'Rourke & Andrew Ferguson

Called "an everyman's guide to Washington" (The New York Times), P. J. O'Rourke's savagely funny and national best-seller Parliament of Whores has become a classic in understanding the workings of the American...


Thomas Paine's Rights of Man

by Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great has been called a Tom Paine for our times, and in this addition to the Books that Changed the World Series, he vividly introduces...


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...


From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Conceptual Framework for Liberation

by Gene Sharp

Twenty-one years ago, at a friend’s request, a Massachusetts professor sketched out a blueprint for nonviolent resistance to repressive regimes. It would go on to be translated, photocopied, and handed from...


Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent

by Fred Burton

For decades, Fred Burton, a key figure in international counterterrorism and domestic spycraft, has secretly been on the front lines in the fight to keep Americans safe around the world. Now, in this hard-hitting...


Intelligence Matters: The CIA, the FBI, Saudi Arabia, and the Failure of America's War on Terror

by Bob Graham & Jeff Nussbaum

In this explosive, controversial, and profoundly alarming insider’s report, Senator Bob Graham reveals faults in America’s national security network severe enough to raise fundamental questions about the...


Down Range: Navy SEALs in the War on Terrorism

by Dick Couch

In America’s battle against al-Qaeda and their allies, the goal of the Navy SEALs is to be the best guns in the fight—stealthy, effective, professional, and lethal. Here for the first time is a SEAL insider’s...


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...


Challenging Authoritarianism in Mexico: Revolutionary Struggles and the Dirty War, 1964-1982

by Fernando Herrera Calderon & Adela Cedillo

The Cold War in Latin America spawned numerous authoritarian and military regimes in response to the ostensible threat of communism in the Western Hemisphere, and with that, a rigid national security doctrine...


Answering Jihad and Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus Collection

by Nabeel Qureshi

This collection includes 2 bestselling ebooks from award-winning author Nabeel Qureshi.

Answering Jihad

From New York Times bestselling author and former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi comes this personal, challenging,...


Political Systems of Highland Burma: A Study of Kachin Social Structure

by Edmund Ronald Leach

A study of social organization among people living in the Kachin Hills of Burma. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online version of the same title....


Walking with the Comrades

by Arundhati Roy

From the award-winning author of The God of Small Things comes a searing frontline exposé of brutal repression in India

In her latest book, internationally renowned author Arundhati Roy draws on her unprecedented...


The Church and Religious Persecution

by Kevin R. den Dulk & Robert J. Joustra

Religious persecution is on the rise. Daily news stories and social science research chronicle the suffering of Christians and those of other faiths at the hands of both governments and private citizens. Yet,...


The 9/11 Commission Report

by 9/11 Commission

Contains the final report of the he National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the 9-11 Commission), an independent, bipartisan commission created by congressional legislation...


Top Secret America (Enhanced Edition): The Rise of the New American Security State

by Dana Priest & William Arkin

The top-secret world that the government created in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks has become so enormous, so unwieldy, and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it...


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,...


The Original Argument: The Federalists'

by Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck revisited Thomas Paine’s famous pre-Revolutionary War call to action in his #1 New York Times bestseller Glenn Beck’s Common Sense. Now he brings his historical acumen and political savvy to this...