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  • The Effective Security Officer's Training Manualby Ralph Brislin

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 64.95

    The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition teaches today?s security officers the most important aspects of performing the job of a security officer professionally and effectively. Training is the most important element in becoming a professional security officer, but it is also often overlooked or underutilized. This straightforward,... more...

  • Unconventional Weapons and International Terrorismby Magnus Ranstorp; Magnus Normark

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, senior policy officials have highlighted increased signs of convergence between terrorism and unconventional (CBRN) weapons. Terrorism now involves technologies available to anyone, anywhere, anytime, deployed through innovative solutions. This indicates a new and more complex global security environment with increasing risks of terrorists... more...

  • Contemporary State Terrorismby Richard Jackson; Eamon Murphy; Scott Poynting

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This volume aims to ?bring the state back into terrorism studies? and fill the notable gap that currently exists in our understanding of the ways in which states employ terrorism as a political strategy of internal governance or foreign policy. Within this broader context, the volume has a number of specific aims. First, it aims to make the argument... more...

  • The History of Terrorismby Gérard Chaliand; Arnaud Blin

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    This authoritative work provides an essential perspective on terrorism by offering a rare opportunity for analysis and reflection at a time of ongoing violence, chilling threats, and renewed reprisals. In it, some of the best international specialists working on the subject today examine terrorism's long and complex history from antiquity to the present... more...

  • Ike's Spiesby Stephen E. Ambrose

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    Based on privileged access to the president and his private papers, this classic Cold War-era history by bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose gives an inside look at the way President Dwight Eisenhower managed America?s secret operations as general and as commander in chief.   During his time in office, Eisenhower projected the image of a genial... more...

  • 102 Minutesby Jim Dwyer; Kevin Flynn

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 19.99

    " 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...

  • Good Huntingby Jack Devine; Vernon Loeb

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 27.99

    "A sophisticated, deeply informed account of real life in the real CIA that adds immeasurably to the public understanding of the espionage culture?the good and the bad." ?Bob Woodward Jack Devine ran Charlie Wilson?s War in Afghanistan. It was the largest covert action of the Cold War, and it was Devine who put the brand-new Stinger missile into... more...

  • Cosmopolitanism, Self-Determination and Territoryby Oliviero Angeli

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Territorial rights are often perceived to create barriers and discriminate against the poor. This study challenges that notion by re-examining the cosmopolitan understanding of territory. It addresses issues from the right to vote, the right to exclude others to the legitimacy of territorial boundaries and the exploitation of natural resources. more...

  • Murder at Camp Deltaby Joseph Hickman

    Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 28.00

    The revelatory eyewitness account about Guantánamo Bay?detainees murdered, a secret CIA facility for torture, and the US government cover up?by the Staff Sergeant who felt honor-bound to uncover it. Staff Sergeant Joe Hickman was a loyal member of the armed forces and a proud American patriot. For twenty years, he worked as a prison guard, a private... more...

  • Blueprint for Revolutionby Srdja Popovic; Matthew Miller

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00

    A handbook for anyone who wants to effectively (and peacefully) improve your neighborhood, make a difference in your community, or change the world   Blueprint for Revolution will teach you how to ? make oppression backfire by playing your opponents? strongest card against them ? identify the ?almighty pillars of power? in order to shift... more...