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- New York Review Books 2011; US$ 8.95
When the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced it was awarding the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to the Chinese literary critic and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, it made special note of his role in writing a remarkable political manifesto called Charter 08. In China, that same document has caused officials to throw him in jail with an 11-year sentence that... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
First aired in 2001, Alias is a spy drama with a central action heroine, a complex narrative of moral twists, turns, lies and double-crosses, and an imaginative array of gadgets, gizmos and glamorous costumes. It has become a leading cult television series with a loyal fan following. In the wake of 9/11, Alias? themes of doubles and duplicity have... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2005; US$ 7.39
If you thought The Manchurian Candidate was fiction or John Farris's The Fury, which featured a CIA mind-control program run amok, was the stuff of an overheated imagination, you were sorely mistaken. From behind the cloak of U.S. military secrecy comes the story of Star Gate, the project that for nearly a quarter of a century trained soldiers and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 7.39
Robert Philip Hansen thought he was smarter than the system. For decades, the quirky but respected counterintelligence expert, religious family man, and father of six, sold top secret information to agents of the Soviet Union and Russia. A self-taught computer expert, Hansen often encrypted his stolen files on wafer-thin disks. The data-some 6000... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 10.14
On 7 December 2006, in a Highgate Cemetery drenched with London rain, a Russian was buried within a stone?s throw of the grave of Karl Marx. He was Alexander Litvinenko, Sasha to his friends, a boy from the deep Russian provinces who rose through the ranks of the world?s most feared security service. Litvinenko was the man who denounced murder and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 57.00
The growing importance of Venezuela in the global oil market along with the controversial nature of its leadership provoke concern among some world powers?especially the United States, whose international policies have been heavily criticized by Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. This critical look at American/Venezuelan relations presents perceptions... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 62.99
Intelligence and the National Security Strategist: Enduring Issues and Challenges presents students with a useful anthology of published articles from diverse sources as well as original contributions to the study of intelligence. The collection includes classic perspectives from the history of warfare, views on the evolution of U.S. intelligence,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 23.00
A precursor to American Sniper or Seal Team Six , The Commandos is a heart-pounding look at what it takes to fight alongside the very best of America?s armed forces. In The Commandos , veteran Pentagon correspondent for Newsweek Douglas Waller gives a behind-the-scenes look at the most secret and elite of clandestine warriors. Offering inside... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 34.99
Agricultural biotechnology holds great promise in contributing to Africa?s socioeconomic development. This is confirmed by a growing body of literature analyzing the positive economic effects at the farm level, and also for a growing number of farmers in Africa. However, with the exception of Burkina Faso, Egypt, and South Africa, the African countries... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Learning to Forget analyzes the evolution of US counterinsurgency (COIN) doctrine over the last five decades. Beginning with an extensive section on the lessons of Vietnam, it traces the decline of COIN in the 1970s, then the rebirth of low intensity conflict through the Reagan years, in the conflict in Bosnia, and finally in the campaigns of Iraq... more...