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Twilight of the Bombs
Twilight of the Bombs
Written by Richard Rhodes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307387417
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Twilight of the Bombs
Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons
Written by Richard Rhodes


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $17.00

The final volume in Richard Rhodes's prizewinning history of nuclear weapons offers the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in the post-Cold War age.
 
The past twenty years have transformed our relationship with nuclear weapons drastically. With extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding, Richard Rhodes makes clear how the five original... Read more >
The Secrets of the FBI
The Secrets of the FBI
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307914255
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The Secrets of the FBI

Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $35.00

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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The Secrets of the FBI
The Secrets of the FBI
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
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ISBN: 9780307914262
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The Secrets of the FBI

Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $17.50

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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The Secrets of the FBI
The Secrets of the FBI
Written by Ronald Kessler
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ISBN: 9780307719713
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The Secrets of the FBI

Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

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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The Eleventh Day
The Eleventh Day
Written by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan
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ISBN: 9780345531254
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The Eleventh Day
The Full Story of 9/11 and Osama bin Laden
Written by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

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 Next Wave
The Next Wave
Written by Catherine Herridge
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ISBN: 9780307885272
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The Next Wave
On the Hunt for Al Qaeda's American Recruits
Written by Catherine Herridge


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

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 airport shuttle-bus driver... Read more >
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The President and the Assassin
The President and the Assassin
Written by Scott Miller
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ISBN: 9780679604983
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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: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $13.99

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 Mirage Man
The Mirage Man
Written by David Willman
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ISBN: 9780345530219
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The Mirage Man
Bruce Ivins, the Anthrax Attacks, and America's Rush to War
Written by David Willman


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $13.99

For the first time, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Willman tells the whole gripping story of the hunt for the anthrax killer who terrorized the country in the dark days that followed the September 11th attacks. Letters sent surreptitiously from a mailbox in New Jersey to media and political figures in New... Read more >
National Security, Civil Liberties, and the War on Terror
National Security, Civil Liberties, and the War on Terror
Edited by M. Katherine B. Darmer and Richard D. Fybel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616143961
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National Security, Civil Liberties, and the War on Terror

Edited by M. Katherine B. Darmer and Richard D. Fybel


Format: Trade Paperback, 472 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $21.00

This timely collection of recent articles and judicial commentary provides a balance of perspectives on concrete issues under the umbrella of national security and civil liberties. It includes court judgments as well as opinion pieces both from those who believe the United States needs to be more protective of civil liberties... Read more >
Beyond Bin Laden
Beyond Bin Laden
Written by James A. Baker III, Karen Hughes, Richard N. Haass and Bing West, Edited by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780307970367
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Beyond Bin Laden
America and the Future of Terror
Written by James A. Baker III, Karen Hughes, Richard N. Haass and Bing West
Edited by Jon Meacham


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $3.99

Osama bin Laden was the most wanted man in American history—an enemy who brought the United States what President George W. Bush called “a day of fire,” and ushered in a new era of terrorism. It took a decade of blood and sacrifice, of determination and frustration, but finally, in a... Read more >
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Beyond Bin Laden
Beyond Bin Laden
Written by James A. Baker III, Karen Hughes, Richard N. Haass and Bing West, Edited by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780679644491
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Beyond Bin Laden
America and the Future of Terror
Written by James A. Baker III, Karen Hughes, Richard N. Haass and Bing West
Edited by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 75 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2011
Price: $1.99

Osama bin Laden was the most wanted man in American history—an enemy who brought the United States what President George W. Bush called “a day of fire,” and ushered in a new era of terrorism. It took a decade of blood and sacrifice, of determination and frustration, but finally, in a... Read more >
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bin Laden
bin Laden
Written by Yossef Bodansky
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ISBN: 9780307797728
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bin Laden
The Man Who Declared War on America
Written by Yossef Bodansky


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $9.99

"Fascinating account. I strongly recommend it."  —Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

World-renowned terrorism expert Yossef Bodansky explores the transformation of Osama bin Laden from a once promising engineering student into the cold-blooded leader of the radical Islamic terrorist group, al Qaeda. With meticulous detail, Bodansky chronicles the events leading up to the international operation...

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Our Man in Tehran
Our Man in Tehran
Written by Robert Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590514139
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Our Man in Tehran
The True Story Behind the Secret Mission to Save Six Americans during the Iran Hostage Crisis & the Foreign Ambassador Who Worked w/the CIA to Bring Them Home
Written by Robert Wright


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $12.95

For the true story behind Argo, read Our Man in Tehran

The world watched with fear in November 1979, when Iranian students infiltrated and occupied the American embassy in Tehran. The Americans were caught entirely by surprise, and what began as a swift and seemingly short-lived takeover evolved into a crisis that... Read more >
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Our Man in Tehran
The True Story Behind the Secret Mission to Save Six Americans during the Iran Hostage Crisis & the Foreign Ambassador Who Worked w/the CIA to Bring Them Home
Written by Robert Wright


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $9.99

For the true story behind Argo, read Our Man in Tehran

The world watched with fear in November 1979, when Iranian students infiltrated and occupied the American embassy in Tehran. The Americans were caught entirely by surprise, and what began as a swift and seemingly short-lived takeover evolved into a crisis that...

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11 de Septiembre

Written by Noam Chomsky


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

En 11 de septiembre Noam Chomsky disecciona las causas de raíz de la catástrofe del 11 de septiembre, sus precedentes históricos, y las posibles consecuencias mientras el mundo se mueve hacia la realidad de después del 11 de septiembre. Read more >
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The 5 Unanswered Questions About 9/11
What the 9/11 Commission Report Failed to Tell Us
Written by James Ridgeway


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

The 9/11 Commission Report is widely declared to be the definitive account of the most devastating attack ever to take place on American soil, but in truth the most vital questions about 9/11 have not been asked, and an ever-growing number of facts casts clouds of suspicion over the actions and... Read more >
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America's Disappeared
Secret Imprisonment, Detainees, and the War on Terror
Edited by Rachel Meeropol
Contribution by Reed Brody, Barbara Olshansky, Michael Ratner and Steven Macpherson Watt


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

The confirmation proceedings for Alberto R. Gonzales and Condeleeza Rice, like the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, triggered a national debate about the U.S. government’s controversial treatment of detainees and its practice of torture. At the heart of the debate is the question: Is the United States undermining democracy, freedom, and human... Read more >
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Bin Laden, Islam, & America's New War on Terrorism

Written by As'Ad Abukhalil


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

Lebanese scholar As'ad AbuKhalil examines the roots of the September 11 crisis, the causes for antipathy toward the United States, and the historical relations between the U.S. and the Islamic world. AbuKhalil also reviews the background of U.S. entanglement with the Middle East, and how it catalyzed militant fundamentalist networks that... Read more >
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Bleeding Afghanistan
Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence
Written by Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls
Foreword by David Barsamian


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Through in-depth research and detailed historical context, Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls report on the injustice of U.S. policies in Afghanistan historically and in the post-9/11 era. Drawing from declassified government documents and on-the-ground interviews with Afghan activists, journalists, lawyers, refugees, and students, Bleeding Afghanistan examines the connections between the U.S... Read more >
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Full Spectrum Dominance
U.S. Power in Iraq and Beyond
Written by Rahul Mahajan


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

In this compelling big-picture assessment of the U.S. war on Iraq, Mahajan combines his experience as an anti–Iraq sanctions activist with a keen analysis of U.S. foreign policy in the post–Cold War era to provide the analysis that has been overlooked in the mainstream debate. Situating Iraq within the larger context... Read more >
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The Hidden History of 9/11

Edited by Paul Zarembka


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

How much insider trading occurred in the days leading up to 9-11? How compromised is the evidence against alleged hijackers? Why were there no military interceptions? To what extent does the testimony of more than five hundred firefighters differ from official reports of what happened at the World Trade Center buildings... Read more >
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Sing a Battle Song
The Revolutionary Poetry, Statements, and Communiques of the Weather Underground 1970-1974
Edited by Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn and Jeff Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

Outraged by the Vietnam War and racism in America, a group of young American radicals announced their intention to "bring the war home." The Weather Underground waged a low-level war against the U.S. government through much of the 1970s, bombing the Capitol building, breaking Timothy Leary out of prison, and evading... Read more >
Terrorism and the Economy
How the War on Terror is Bankrupting the World
Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

Economist and best-selling author Loretta Napoleoni traces the link between the finances of the war on terror and the global economic crisis, finding connections from Dubai to London to Las Vegas that politicians and the media have at best ignored. In launching military and propaganda wars in the Middle East, America... Read more >
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Terrorism
Theirs & Ours
Written by Eqbal Ahmad
Foreword by David Barsamian


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

In 1985, President Ronald Reagan received a group of bearded turban-wearing men who looked like they came from another century. After receiving them in the White House, Reagan spoke to the press, referring to his foreign guests as "freedom fighters." These were the Afghan mujahideen. In August 1998, another American president... Read more >
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Terrorism and War

Written by Howard Zinn
Edited by Anthony Arnove


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

Truth—as Zinn shows us in the interviews that make up Terrorism and War—has indeed been the first casualty of war, starting from the beginnings of American empire in the Spanish-American War. But war has many other casualties, he argues, including civil liberties on the home front and human rights abroad. In... Read more >
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