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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00
WINNER OF THE 2016 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION ?A Best Book of 2015?? The New York Times , The Washington Post , People Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle , Kansas City Star , and Kirkus Reviews In a thrilling dramatic narrative, awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00
UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD National Book Award Finalist A Time , Newsweek , Washington Post , Chicago Tribune , and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
The wars in the Middle East have become religious wars in which God is believed to be directly engaged on behalf of one side against the other. The hijackers who attacked America on September 11, 2001, thought they were fighting in the name of God. According to award-winning writer and scholar of religions Reza Aslan, the United States, by infusing... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.00
Early on the morning of September 11, 2001, Lauren Manning-a wife, the mother of a ten-month-old son, and a senior vice president and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald-came to work, as always, at One World Trade Center. As she stepped into the lobby, a fireball exploded from the elevator shaft, and in that split second her life was changed forever. Lauren... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
?You make a mistake, there are dead people.? ?FBI Special Agent Art Cummings, head of international counterterrorism operations Drawing on unprecedented access to FBI and CIA counterterrorism operatives, New York Times bestselling author Ronald Kessler presents the chilling story of terrorists? relentless efforts to mount another devastating attack... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
International affairs expert and award-winning author of Special Providence Walter Russell Mead here offers a remarkably clear-eyed account of American foreign policy and the challenges it faces post?September 11.Starting with what America represents to the world community, Mead argues that throughout its history it has been guided by a coherent... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99
The rise of information and communication technologies in the past decades has facilitated major economic development. It has expanded access to financial resources to empower the poor. It has even given tools to government to detect and monitor criminal activity. Computers systems have been developed that can automatically flag and react to suspicious... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00
Numerous democratic nations have been singled out by NGOs for brutality in their modus operandi, for paying inadequate attention to civilian protection or for torture of prisoners. This book deals with the difficulties faced when conducting asymmetric warfare in populated areas without violating humanitarian law. more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 196.00
This book is part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - E: Human and Societal Dynamics and is based upon the presentations of a NATO Research Workshop by the same title. There are many recent examples of terrorist acts committed by radicalised Europeans with an immigrant heritage: in 2004 the Dutch filmmaker Theo Van Gogh was assassinated,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
This unique and timely book is a chronicle of the unrivalled political life of the late Seamus Brennan who, during a period of over 21 years (1987-2008), served as a Government minister in nine different departments. It tells the human and personal inside story of a life in Government under charles Haughey, Albert Reynolds and Bertie Ahern - the challenges,... more...