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- 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...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
In The Backlash , Liberal columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning political reporter Will Bunch goes behind the scenes of America?s new extreme right-wing minority to explore how their campaign of misinformation, their distortion of President Obama, and their collective fear of the future combine to pose a very real threat to our democratic system.... more...
- HarperCollins 2008; Not Available
Senator Chuck Hagel has long been admired by his colleagues on both sides of the Senate floor for his honesty, integrity, and common-sense approach to the challenges of our times. The Los Angeles Times has praised his "bold positions on foreign policy and national security" and wondered, "What's not to like?" In America: Our Next Chapter , Nebraska-born... more...
- Verso Books 2011; US$ 14.95
At home, the Kashmiri people?s ongoing quest for justice and self-determination is as much ignored by their venal politicians as it is rejected by Pakistan. Internationally, their struggle is forgotten, as the West refuses to bring pressure to bear on its regional ally India. Kashmir: The Case for Freedom is an impassioned attempt to redress this... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 16.95
None of Us Were Like This Before recounts the dark journey of a tank battalion as its focus switched from conventional warfare to guerrilla war and prisoner detention. Phillips?s narrative reveals how a group of ordinary soldiers, ill trained for the responsibilities foisted upon them, descended into a cycle of degradation that led to the abuse of... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 26.95
The principle of the ?lesser evil,? which asserts that it is acceptable to pursue an undesirable course of action in order to prevent a greater injustice, exercises a powerful influence on Western ethical philosophy and modern politics. In The Least of All Possible Evils , Eyal Weizman examines the dark side of this pragmatism, arguing that too often... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95
This volume brings together multi-method research on political mobilization in the USA, rights in Peru, peacebuilding in Croatia and Israel/Palestine, local forums in the Occupy movement and a crowd behaviors in the context of university party riots. more...
- Verso Books 2013; US$ 14.95
Bradley Manning was arrested, imprisoned in solitary confinement for nine months, and court-martialed for leaking nearly half a million classified government documents, including the infamous ?Collateral Murder? gunsight video. He was an intelligence analyst in the US Army?s 10th Mountain Division, is twenty-four, and comes from Crescent, Oklahoma.... more...
- Verso Books 2013; US$ 16.95
Drone Warfare is the first comprehensive analysis of one of the fastest growing?and most secretive?fronts in global conflict: the rise of robot warfare. In 2000, the Pentagon had fewer than fifty aerial drones; ten years later, it had a fleet of nearly 7,500, and the US Air Force now trains more drone ?pilots? than bomber and fighter pilots combined.... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 34.99
Twenty years ago, India launched its ?Look East? policy. For most of those 20 years, Myanmar?s isolation, mistrust between India and its neighbors, and poor infrastructure connectivity hindered the development of links between South and Southeast Asia. more...