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The Last Warrior: Andrew Marshall and the Shaping of Modern American Defense Strategy

by Andrew F. Krepinevich & Barry D. Watts

Andrew Marshall is a Pentagon legend. For more than four decades he has served as Director of the Office of Net Assessment, the Pentagon’s internal think tank, under twelve defense secretaries and eight administrations....


American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone

by Marco Rubio

Dear Friends,

My parents came to the United States in 1956. The country they found was truly a land of opportunity, where hardworking people with grade school educations could afford a home, a car, and college...


On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable

by Alaa Al Aswany & Humphrey Davies

“Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor.” –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK)

 

From one of Egypt’s most...


Electing the Senate: Indirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment: Indirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment

by Wendy J. Schiller & Charles Stewart III

From 1789 to 1913, U.S. senators were not directly elected by the people—instead the Constitution mandated that they be chosen by state legislators. This radically changed in 1913, when the Seventeenth Amendment...


Apartheid In Canada: The Highway to Frenchifucation and Separation

by Wayne Jay Hawthorne

Are you traveling in Canada? Are you considering moving to, moving within, planning a visit, doing business or investing in Canada? Here are facts you need to know. You will be welcomed in much of our vast country,...


Congressional Realignment, 1925-1978

by Barbara Sinclair

Ronald Reagan's election in 1980 brought with it a major shift in the composition of the U.S. Congress for the first time in several decades. The subsequent introduction of an enormous amount of new legislation...


White House Operations: The Johnson Presidency

by Emmette S. Redford & Richard T. McCulley

The relation of White House assistants to the president, their appropriate role in the governmental process, and the most effective means for organizing and managing the White House have been subjects of both...


Liberty Risen: The Ultimate Triumph of Libertarian-Republicans

by Thaddeus McCotter

In this Internet Age, is the Grand Old Party over for the Republican Establishment? If so, what individuals and ideas will ascend to meet the moment and revitalize a party that is now viewed as more of an antiquated...


The K Street Gang: The Rise and Fall of the Republican Machine

by Matthew Continetti

“You’ve got to understand, we are ideologues,” Tom DeLay once told a journalist. “We have an agenda. We have a philosophy. I want to repeal the Clean Air Act. No one came to me and said, ‘Please repeal...


E-Government and Websites: A Public Solutions Handbook

by Aroon Manoharan

This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance. E-government refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service...


The Media, the Court, and the Misrepresentation: The New Myth of the Court

by Rorie Spill Solberg & Eric N. Waltenburg

The Court's decisions are interpreted and disseminated via the media. During this process, the media paints an image of the Court and its business. Like any artist, the media has license regarding what to cover...


Europeanization of Judicial Review

by Nicola Ch. Corkin

Europeanization of Judicial Review argues that the higher complexity of the political framework in which laws are made today leads to less well-designed laws and loop-holes, allowing politicians to leave decisions...


God Wills It: Presidents and the Political Use of Religion

by David O'Connell

God Wills It is a comprehensive study of presidential religious rhetoric. Using careful analysis of hundreds of transcripts, David O’Connell reveals the hidden strategy behind presidential religious...


Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

by Jessica C. Teets & William Hurst

Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified...


Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages

by Lucas E. Morel & Clarence Thomas

Since Abraham Lincoln's death, generations of Americans have studied his life, presidency, and leadership, often remaking him into a figure suited to the needs and interests of their own time. This illuminating...


Saving Congress from Itself: Emancipating the States and Empowering Their People

by James L Buckley

Saving Congress from Itself proposes a single reform: eliminate all federal grants-in-aid to state and local governments. This action would reduce federal spending by over $600 billion a year and have a profound...


Centrist Rhetoric: The Production of Political Transcendence in the Clinton Presidency

by De Velasco, Antonio

Focused on the centrist rhetoric of President Bill Clinton, Centrist Rhetoric explores questions about the basic nature and function of pleas to transcend partisan division. Using close textual analysis in the...


The European Union with(in) International Organisations: Commitment, Consistency and Effects across Time

by Amandine Orsini

Consisting of a two part structure, this book is focussed in Part I on more general trends of the EU's long-term participation with(in) International Organisations (IOs) and in Part II on more precise case studies...


Congress for Dummies

by David Silverberg, Tom Daschel & Dennis Hastert

Congress For Dummies helps you sort out what Congress does on a daily basis and what it all means to you, the citizen. It shows you how to get organized, make your voice heard, and influence legislation that...


New Dynamics in US-China Relations: Contending for the Asia Pacific

by MINGJIANG LI & Kalyan M. Kemburi

Washington's strategic pivot to Asia and Beijing's pursuit of new strategic and security interests in the region have led to increasing tensions between the two powers. US leaders have stressed that their increased...