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The Spirit of Terrorism

Written by Jean Baudrillard
Translated by Chris Turner


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $17.95

Baudrillard sees the power of the terrorists as lying in the symbolism of slaughter—not merely the reality of death, but in a sacrifice that challenges the whole system. Where previously the old revolutionary sought to conduct a struggle between real forces in the context of ideology and politics, the new terrorist... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307886118
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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The Muslims Are Coming!
The Muslims Are Coming!
Written by Arun Kundnani
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681596
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The Muslims Are Coming!
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $26.95

Death came instantly to Imam Luqman, as four FBI agents fired semiautomatic rifles at him from
a few feet away. Another sixty officers surrounded the building on that October morning, the culmination of a two-year undercover investigation that had infiltrated the imam’s Detroit mosque. The FBI quickly claimed that Luqman Abdullah was “the leader of a domestic terrorist... Read more >
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The Muslims Are Coming!
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $24.95

Death came instantly to Imam Luqman, as four FBI agents fired semiautomatic rifles at him from
a few feet away. Another sixty officers surrounded the building on that October morning, the culmination of a two-year undercover investigation that had infiltrated the imam’s Detroit mosque. The FBI quickly claimed that Luqman Abdullah was “the leader of a domestic terrorist... Read more >
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The President and the Assassin
The President and the Assassin
Written by Scott Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979282
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The President and the Assassin
McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
Written by Scott Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $18.00

A SWEEPING TALE OF TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY AMERICA AND THE IRRESISTIBLE FORCES THAT BROUGHT TWO MEN TOGETHER ONE FATEFUL DAY
 
In 1901, as America tallied its gains from a period of unprecedented imperial expansion, an assassin’s bullet shattered the nation’s confidence. The shocking murder of President William McKinley threw into stark relief the emerging... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307886101
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $26.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of sixties idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307886125
Our Price: $11.99
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $11.99

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Manhunt
Manhunt
Written by Peter L. Bergen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307955883
Our Price: $16.00
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Manhunt
The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad
Written by Peter L. Bergen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $16.00

NOW AN HBO DOCUMENTARY

     In Manhunt, Peter Bergen delivers a taut yet panoramic account of the pursuit and killing of Osama bin Laden. Here are riveting new details of bin Laden's flight after the crushing defeat of the Taliban to Tora Bora, where American forces came startlingly close to capturing him...

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Lone Wolf Terrorism
Lone Wolf Terrorism
Written by Jeffrey D. Simon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146467
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Lone Wolf Terrorism
Understanding the Growing Threat
Written by Jeffrey D. Simon


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $26.00

A new era in terrorism is emerging and the lone wolf is at the forefront. From Anders Breivik in Norway, who murdered scores of young people in a bombing and mass-shooting attack, to Nidal Malik Hasan in the United States, who killed many of his fellow soldiers after opening fire at... Read more >
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Lone Wolf Terrorism
Understanding the Growing Threat
Written by Jeffrey D. Simon


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.99

A new era in terrorism is emerging and the lone wolf is at the forefront. From Anders Breivik in Norway, who murdered scores of young people in a bombing and mass-shooting attack, to Nidal Malik Hasan in the United States, who killed many of his fellow soldiers after opening fire at... Read more >
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The Spirit of Terrorism
The Spirit of Terrorism
Written by Jean Baudrillard, Translated by Chris Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680209
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The Spirit of Terrorism

Written by Jean Baudrillard
Translated by Chris Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $17.95

Baudrillard sees the power of the terrorists as lying in the symbolism of slaughter—not merely the reality of death, but in a sacrifice that challenges the whole system. Where previously the old revolutionary sought to conduct a struggle between real forces in the context of ideology and politics, the new terrorist... Read more >
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The Next Wave
The Next Wave
Written by Catherine Herridge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307885265
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The Next Wave
On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits
Written by Catherine Herridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

TERROR WALKS AMONG US. Born here, raised here, plotting here, the terrorists of al Qaeda 2.0 aim to kill Americans. And our government helps.
 
Who are the recruits for the next wave? They live next door.

A radicalized army major guns down forty-five, killing twelve soldiers and one civilian; an... Read more >
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The Eleventh Day
The Eleventh Day
Written by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978094
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The Eleventh Day
The Full Story of 9/11
Written by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $18.00

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
For most living Americans, September 11, 2001, is the darkest date in the nation’s history. But what exactly happened on 9/11? Could it have been prevented? And what remains unresolved? Here is the first panoramic, authoritative account of that tragic day—from the first brutal... Read more >
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The Secrets of the FBI
The Secrets of the FBI
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307719706
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The Secrets of the FBI

Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $15.00

The Secrets of the FBI by New York Times bestselling author Ronald Kessler reveals the FBI’s most closely guarded secrets and the secrets of celebrities, politicians, and movie stars uncovered by agents during their investigations.

Based on inside access, the book presents revelations about the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound...

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Manhunt
Manhunt
Written by Peter L. Bergen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307955586
Our Price: $11.99
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Manhunt
The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad
Written by Peter L. Bergen


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

The gripping account of the decade-long hunt for the world's most wanted man.

It was only a week before 9/11 that Peter Bergen turned in the manuscript of Holy War, Inc., the story of Osama bin Laden--whom Bergen had once interviewed in a mud hut in Afghanistan--and his declaration of war on America... Read more >
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Manhunt
Manhunt
Written by Peter L. Bergen, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307969552
Our Price: $20.00

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Manhunt
The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden--from 9/11 to Abbottabad
Written by Peter L. Bergen
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $20.00

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Holy War, Inc., this is the definitive account of the decade-long manhunt that killed the world’s most wanted man, Osama bin Laden.

Al Qaeda expert and CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen paints a multidimensional picture of the hunt for bin Laden over... Read more >
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The Triple Agent
The Triple Agent
Written by Joby Warrick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742315
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The Triple Agent
The al-Qaeda Mole who Infiltrated the CIA
Written by Joby Warrick


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $15.95

In December 2009, a group of the CIA’s top terrorist hunters gathered at a secret base in Afghanistan to greet a rising superspy: Humam Khalil al-Balawi, a Jordanian who had infiltrated the upper ranks of al-Qaeda. For months, he had sent shocking revelations from inside the terrorist network and now promised... Read more >
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Dispatches from the Dark Side
Dispatches from the Dark Side
Written by Gareth Peirce
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677597
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Dispatches from the Dark Side
On Torture and the Death of Justice
Written by Gareth Peirce


Format: Trade Paperback, 154 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $14.95

In this set of devastating essays, Gareth Peirce analyzes the corruption of legal principles and practices in both the US and the UK that has accompanied the ‘War on Terror’. Exploring the few cases of torture that have come to light, such as those of Guantánamo detainees Shafiq Rasul and Binyam... Read more >
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Dispatches from the Dark Side
On Torture and the Death of Justice
Written by Gareth Peirce


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $14.95

In this set of devastating essays, Gareth Peirce analyzes the corruption of legalprinciples and practices in both the US and the UK that has accompanied the‘War on Terror’. Exploring the few cases of torture that have come to light, such asthose of Guantánamo detainees Shafiq Rasul and Binyam Mohamed, Peirce arguesthat... Read more >
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Funding the Enemy
Funding the Enemy
Written by Douglas A. Wissing
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146030
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Funding the Enemy
How US Taxpayers Bankroll the Taliban
Written by Douglas A. Wissing


Format: Hardcover, 396 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $25.00

With the vague intention of winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan, the US government has mismanaged billions of development and logistics dollars, bolstered the drug trade, and dumped untold millions into Taliban hands. That is the sobering message of this scathing critique of our war effort in Afghanistan.

According to this... Read more >
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Funding the Enemy
How US Taxpayers Bankroll the Taliban
Written by Douglas A. Wissing


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.99

With the vague intention of winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan, the US government has mismanaged billions of development and logistics dollars, bolstered the drug trade, and dumped untold millions into Taliban hands. That is the sobering message of this scathing critique of our war effort in Afghanistan.

According to this... Read more >
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Warriors of God
Warriors of God
Written by Nicholas Blanford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068364
Our Price: $30.00
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Warriors of God
Inside Hezbollah's Thirty-Year Struggle Against Israel
Written by Nicholas Blanford


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $30.00

Hezbollah is the most powerful Islamist group operating in the Middle East today, and no other Western journalist has penetrated as deeply inside this secretive organization as Nicholas Blanford. Now Blanford has written the first comprehensive inside account of Hezbollah and its enduring struggle against Israel. Based on more than a... Read more >
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Warriors of God
Warriors of God
Written by Nicholas Blanford
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679605164
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Warriors of God
Inside Hezbollah's Thirty-Year Struggle Against Israel
Written by Nicholas Blanford


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $16.99

Hezbollah is the most powerful Islamist group operating in the Middle East today, and no other Western journalist has penetrated as deeply inside this secretive organization as Nicholas Blanford. Now Blanford has written the first comprehensive inside account of Hezbollah and its enduring struggle against Israel. Based on more than a... Read more >
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Warriors of God
Warriors of God
Written by Nicholas Blanford, Read by Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307967602
Our Price: $24.00

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Warriors of God
Inside Hezbollah's Thirty-Year Struggle Against Israel
Written by Nicholas Blanford
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $24.00

Hezbollah is the most powerful Islamist group operating in the Middle East today, and no other Western journalist has penetrated as deeply inside this secretive organization as Nicholas Blanford. Now Blanford has written the first comprehensive inside account of Hezbollah and its enduring struggle against Israel. Based on more than a... Read more >
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La torre elevada
La torre elevada
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307883001
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La torre elevada
Al-Qaeda y los orígenes del 11-S
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $16.95

La torre elevada narra la increíble historia de varios hombres cuyos destinos se entrecruzan y confluyen de forma dramática el 11 de septiembre de 2001. Con una precisión poco común, sustentada en más de quinientas entrevistas realizadas a lo largo de cinco años, nos describe el auge del fundamentalismo islámico, la...

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