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- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95
The Hidden Hand is a succinct accessible and up-to-date survey of the Central Intelligence Agency’s history from its inception in 1947 to the present. Covers both aspects of the CIA’s mission – the collection and analysis of intelligence and the execution of foreign policy through covert, paramilitary operations De-mythologizes... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.00
The simplest way to get to grips with the American political system American Politics For Dummies is an engaging and accessible guide to the inner workings of the U.S. government, cutting through the political jargon, to give you the facts. The book begins with the basics, including government structure and processes, and later covers current... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Amy Zegart examines the weaknesses of US intelligence oversight and why those deficiencies have persisted, despite the unprecedented importance of intelligence in today's environment. She argues that many of the biggest oversight problems lie with Congress—the institution, not the parties or personalities—showing how Congress has collectively and persistently... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 14.99
Former Nixon and Reagan cabinet member George Shultz offers his views on how to govern more effectively, get our economy back on track, take advantage of new opportunities in the energy field, combat the use of addictive drugs, apply a strategic overview to diplomacy, and identify necessary steps to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. If we can... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99
The author reveals the dangerous weaknesses undermining domestic intelligence in the United States and tells why a new national security service should not be part of the FBI. He explains the need for a new domestic intelligence agency, modeled on the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and lodged in the Department of Homeland Security. more...
- Independent Institute 2012; US$ 17.99
Taking a close look at the dense fabric that our government weaves between war, state power, and economics, this collection of essays reveals the growing authority—and corruption—of the American state. Covering topics from the Lyndon Johnson presidency to the provocatively titled article “Military-Economic Fascism? on the military-industrial-congressional... more...
- Independent Institute 2007; US$ 12.99
The history of the United States, from the 19th century to present day, is included in this examination of the very foundations of unwarranted government intrusiveness that illuminates the two essential elements that have led to the expansion of the state's authority?the ideology that the government should serve as a savior whenever people face threats... more...
- facultas.wuv 2014; US$ 14.52
Der Band erläutert das politische System Österreichs in historischer, verfassungsrechtlicher und theoretischer Hinsicht und zeigt seine Verbindungen mit dem europäischen Mehrebenensystem auf. Gegenstand der Darstellung sind die Entwicklung der Demokratie, die Bundesverfassung, die Volkssouveränität als Legitimationsgrundlage des politischen Systems,... more...
- Ronin Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
As disdain grows for the workings of Washington, patriots across the country have gathered in "tea parties," harkening back to the nation?s roots in 1773 when "No taxation without representation" was the motto. Americans again feel overly taxed by rulers who don?t listen, and the tea parties have grown into a movement comprised of deeply concerned... more...