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While Canada Slept
While Canada Slept
Written by Andrew Cohen
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ISBN: 9781551995878
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While Canada Slept
How We Lost Our Place in the World
Written by Andrew Cohen


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On Sale: February 4, 2011
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For how much longer can Canada expect to get a free ride?

With 9/11 and the international “war on terrorism,” the time has come to ask some hard questions. Should we continue to starve our military, reduce our humanitarian assistance, dilute our diplomacy, and absent ourselves from global intelligence-gathering? Can we expect... Read more >
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To End a War
To End a War
Written by Richard Holbrooke
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ISBN: 9780307765437
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To End a War

Written by Richard Holbrooke


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $14.99

When President Clinton sent Richard Holbrooke to Bosnia as America's chief negotiator in late 1995, he took a gamble that would eventually redefine his presidency. But there was no saying then, at the height of the war, that Holbrooke's mission would succeed. The odds were strongly against it.
        As passionate as he... Read more >
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How to Run the World
How to Run the World
Written by Parag Khanna
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ISBN: 9780679604280
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How to Run the World
Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance
Written by Parag Khanna


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $12.99

Here is a stunning and provocative guide to the future of international relations—a system for managing global problems beyond the stalemates of business versus government, East versus West, rich versus poor, democracy versus authoritarianism, free markets versus state capitalism. Written by the most esteemed and innovative adventurer-scholar of his generation, Parag... Read more >
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How to Run the World
How to Run the World
Written by Parag Khanna, Read by Jim Meskimen
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ISBN: 9780307939067
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How to Run the World
Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance
Written by Parag Khanna
Read by Jim Meskimen


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $17.50

Here is a stunning and provocative guide to the future of international relations—a system for managing global problems beyond the stalemates of business versus government, East versus West, rich versus poor, democracy versus authoritarianism, free markets versus state capitalism. Written by the most esteemed and innovative adventurer-scholar of his generation, Parag... Read more >
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Salvador
Salvador
Written by Joan Didion
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ISBN: 9780307787361
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Salvador

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war. The writer is Joan Didion, who delivers an anatomy of that country's particular brand of terror–its mechanisms, rationales, and intimate relation to United States foreign policy.As ash travels from... Read more >
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10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Bank

Written by Kevin Danaher
Foreword by Anuradha Mittal


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $8.95

A veritable "Globalization for Dummies," 10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Banklays bare the most common myths of globalization in a clear and understandable way. Looking with hope to grassroots movement-building on a global scale, Danaher presents ten arguments for abolishing the IMF and World Bank and replacing them... Read more >
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The Battle for Saudi Arabia
Royalty, Fundamentalism, and Global Power
Written by As'Ad Abukhalil


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

In The Battle for Saudi Arabia: Royalty, Fundamentalism, and Global Power , Professor As`ad AbuKhalil confronts the contradictory nature of Saudi Arabia—questions that both the Saudi government, long shrouded in mystery, and the United States government, ever protective of its own interests, seem unwilling to answer.
In this unsparing probe into the... Read more >
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The Battle of Venezuela

Written by Michael McCaughan


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $12.95

In August 2004, the Venezuelan public came out in record numbers to deliver an overwhelming vote of confidence. After many attempts to unseat him, Hugo Chåvez, the former military man who took the country first by coup and then by ballot, again emerged as the people’s choice. It was, in his... Read more >
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Colombia and the United States
War, Unrest and Destabilization
Written by Mario A. Murillo


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $10.95

Every year the United States spends millions of dollars to help the war-ravaged country of Colombia. But help it with what? In Colombia and the U.S. Mario Murillo explores the misdirected and devastating impact that U.S. military "aid" continues to have on the war torn-people of Colombia. Beginning with a brief... Read more >
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Dark Alliance
The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion
Written by Gary Webb
Foreword by Maxine Waters


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

Major Motion Picture based on Dark Alliance and starring Jeremy Renner, "Kill the Messenger," to be be released in Fall 2014

Winner of the 1999 PEN/Oakland Censorship Award

Winner of the 1999 Firecracker Alternative Bookseller (FAB) Award, Politics category

Finalist for the 1999 Bay Area Book Reviewers Awards

Dark Alliance
is a... Read more >
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Global Governance
The Battle over Planetary Power
Written by Kristin Dawkins


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

In Global Governance, policy analyst Kristin Dawkins offers a refreshingly hopeful and astute roadmap towards a democratic future, framing the respective roles and accomplishments of corporations, governments, and citizen activists in light of the day-to-day needs of communities around the world. Written with an eye to the realities of power, Global... Read more >
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Islands of Resistance
Puerto Rico, Vieques, and U.S. Policy
Written by Mario Murillo


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $6.95

While 1998 marked the 100th anniversary of the United States' invasion and takeover of Puerto Rico, it wasn't until 1999 that the island's political movements reappeared on the radar screen of the American people. That year, two major developments occurred that transformed the relationship between Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.: the... Read more >
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Israel/Palestina
Como Acabar con la Guerra de 1948
Written by Tanya Reinhart
Translated by Catalina Martinez


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $11.95

En Israel/Palestina, Reinhart traza el desarollo del Muro de Seguridad y la doctrina israelí de "Retirada Unilateral," que se inició en respuesta a la ampliación de la población Palestina, la cual pronto será la mayoría. Examinando la diplomacia reciente, incluyendo aquellos acuerdos auspiciados por los EEUU (Camp David, Oslo, y Taba)... Read more >
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Israel/Palestine
How to End the War of 1948
Written by Tanya Reinhart


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

In Israel/Palestine, Reinhart traces the development of the Security Barrier and Israel’s new doctrine of "disengagement," launched in response to a looming Palestinian-majority population. Examining the official record of recent diplomacy, including United States–brokered accords and talks at Camp David, Oslo, and Taba, Reinhart explores the fundamental power imbalances between the... Read more >
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North Korea/South Korea
U.S. Policy at a Time of Crisis
Written by John Feffer


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

The Korean peninsula, divided for more than fifty years, is stuck in a time warp. Millions of troops face one another along the Demilitarized Zone separating communist North Korea and capitalist South Korea. In the early 1990s and again in 2002-2003, the United States and its allies have gone to the... Read more >
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Power Trip
U.S. Unilateralism and Global Strategy After September 11
Preface by Barbara Ehrenreich
Edited by John Feffer


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

A concise dissection of the new U.S. unilateralism, Power Trip is the first book-length critique of this fundamental shift in U.S. foreign policy to consolidate and extend U.S. global control. Charting the new terrain of foreign policy after September 11 and demonstrating how the Bush administration is building on the policies... Read more >
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Exporting Democracy
Exporting Democracy
Written by Bob Rae
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ISBN: 9781551993430
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Exporting Democracy
The Risks and Rewards of Pursuing a Good Idea
Written by Bob Rae


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $14.99

The way most Western politicians talk, democracy is the pinnacle of civilization, the best political system there is. Many think it's the system the rest of the world ought to adopt. Bob Rae is not one of them. He is too well informed about the difficulties and dangers of implanting democracy... Read more >
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Hearts Grown Brutal
Hearts Grown Brutal
Written by Roger Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307766359
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Hearts Grown Brutal
Sagas of Sarajevo
Written by Roger Cohen


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this brilliant book, Roger Cohen of The New York Times takes us to the core of one of the twentieth century's most complex stories, weaving together the history of Yugoslavia and the story of the Bosnian War of 1992 to 1995, as experienced by four families.

Hearts Grown Brutal is a... Read more >
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Monsoon
Monsoon
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
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ISBN: 9780679604051
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Monsoon
The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $12.99

On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally change. In this pivotal examination of the countries known...

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The Obama Syndrome
The Obama Syndrome
Written by Tariq Ali
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ISBN: 9781844674497
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The Obama Syndrome
Surrender at Home, War Abroad
Written by Tariq Ali


Format: Hardcover, 168 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2010
Price: $16.95

“Our country has borne a special burden in global affairs. We have spilled American blood in many countries on multiple continents ... Our cause is just, our resolve unwavering. We will go forward with the confidence that right makes might.”
    —Barack Obama, West Point, December 1, 2009

What has really changed since Bush... Read more >
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The China Reader
The China Reader
Written by Orville Schell, Edited by David Shambaugh
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ISBN: 9780307766229
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The China Reader
The Reform Era
Written by Orville Schell
Edited by David Shambaugh


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $14.99

Current Affairs/Asian Studies

Perhaps no nation in recent history has undergone as total a transformation as China has in the past twenty-five years. For Chinese leaders, the death of Mao Zedong, the rise of Deng Xiaoping, and unprecedented economic growth have spawned new complexities. For the country's 1.3 billion citizens, changes have... Read more >
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The Process
The Process
Written by Uri Savir
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ISBN: 9780307767028
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The Process
1,100 Days that Changed the Middle East
Written by Uri Savir


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $12.99

"Meet your Enemy Number One," a nervous Norwegian diplomat said to Uri Savir, the young director-general of Israel's Foreign Ministry, as he introduced him to Abu Ala, one of Yasser Arafat's top aides. They were in Oslo, and this was the first official encounter between Israel and the PLO. The atmosphere... Read more >
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The Last Great Revolution
The Last Great Revolution
Written by Robin Wright
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ISBN: 9780307766076
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The Last Great Revolution
Turmoil and Transformation in Iran
Written by Robin Wright


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

Robin Wright has reported from over 120 countries for many leading news organizations, but her perceptive coverage of Iran has garnered her the most respect and praise among her colleagues. In The Last Great Revolution, Wright meticulously describes the ongoing transformation of society, politics and religion that ranges from the empowerment... Read more >
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The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan
The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Edited by Nick Turse, Contribution by Tariq Ali, Andrew J. Bacevich, Dominique Bari and Rodric Braithwaite
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The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Edited by Nick Turse
Contribution by Tariq Ali, Andrew J. Bacevich, Dominique Bari and Rodric Braithwaite


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2010
Price: $14.95

Known as the graveyard of empires, Afghanistan has now been singled out as Obama’s “just war,” the destination for an additional thirty thousand US troops in an effort to shore up an increasingly desperate occupation. Nick Turse brings together a range of leading commentators, politicians, and military strategists to analyze America’s... Read more >
In Europe's Name
In Europe's Name
Written by Timothy Garton Ash
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ISBN: 9780307756817
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In Europe's Name
Germany and the Divided Continent
Written by Timothy Garton Ash


Format: eBook, 700 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $23.99

For forty-five years Europe was divided, and at the center of that divided continent lay a divided Germany. In this brilliantly nuanced book, one of our most respected authorities on Central Europe tells the story of German reunification. Garton Ash has produced a panoramic, dramatic, and definitive account of events that... Read more >
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