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- Henry Holt and Co. 2004; US$ 17.99
A leading strategist opens our eyes to the greatest terrorist threat of all-and how to prevent it before it's too late Americans in the twenty-first century are keenly aware of the many forms of terrorism: hijackings, biological attacks, chemical weapons. But rarely do we allow ourselves to face squarely the deadliest form of terrorism, because... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This book examines the relationships between democratic government and political terrorism. Since the 9/11 attacks, the United States and many of its allies have declared a ?war on terrorism?. This struggle has been inspired in part by the belief is that by promoting democracy they will also bring an end to terrorism. Where people enjoy the blessings... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 31.00
A valuable study of the nature and development of terrorism in all its forms in the late 20th and early 21st centuries._x000D_ _x000D_ Powerfully argued and thought-provoking, Terrorism and Global Disorder examines whether the world changed as a result of the events of 11 September 2001. It argues that the significance of the assault on America has... more...
- Threshold Editions 2012; US$ 16.00
While the American public is aware of the CIA?s use of highly controversial ?enhanced interrogation techniques,? few know the man who, in the wake of September 11, led all U.S. counterterrorism operations and oversaw the use of those procedures?procedures that obtained vital and timely intelligence and helped safeguard the nation from future attacks.... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 18.95
Pakistan and America have been gripped together in a deadly embrace for decades. Successive U.S. presidents from both parties have pursued narrow short-term interests in Pakistan, and many of these policies were counterproductive in the longer term, contributing to political instability and radicalization of the population. This has set the stage for... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
National Bestseller One of the Best Books of the Year: New York Times , Washington Post , Los Angeles Times , USA Today , Boston Globe , and Time An instant classic of war reporting, The Forever War is the definitive account of America's conflict with Islamic fundamentalism and a searing exploration of its human costs. Through... more...
- Brookings Institution Press and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation 2012; US$ 28.95
In Ports in a Storm a team of Harvard Kennedy School scholars focus diverse conceptual lenses on a single high-stakes management task?enhancing port security across the United States. Their aims are two: to understand how a public manager might confront that complex undertaking, and to explore the similarities, differences, and complementarities... more...
- Hurst 2010; US$ 14.50
This is the autobiography of Abdul Salam Zaeef, a senior former member of the Taliban. His memoirs, translated from Pashto, are more than just a personal account of his extraordinary life. My Life with the Taliban offers a counter-narrative to the standard accounts of Afghanistan since 1979. Zaeef describes growing up in rural poverty in Kandahar province.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
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, has become one of the most dangerous countries in the world. Getting there from North America is a forty-five-hour, five-flight voyage... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 17.99
" 102 Minutes does for the September 11 catastrophe what Walter Lord did for the Titanic in his masterpiece, A Night to Remember . . . Searing, poignant, and utterly compelling." ? Rick Atkinson , Pulitzer Prize-winning author of An Army at Dawn Hailed upon its hardcover publication as an instant classic, the critically acclaimed New... more...