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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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Zacarias, My Brother
The Making of a Terrorist
Written by Abd Samad Moussaoui
Contribution by Florence Bouquillat


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

Zacarias Moussaoui was arrested in the United States in August 2001. He is currently in a federal prison in Virginia, charged with "conspiring with Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda to murder thousands of innocent people in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania." Moussaoui , who trained to be a pilot in Oklahoma... Read more >
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Kafka Comes to America
Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror
Written by Steven T. Wax


Format: eBook, 380 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $14.99

American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award — Winner in the Book category
Independent Publishers — Winner of the Gold Medal in the Autobiography/Memoir category       
ForeWord Book of the Year Awards — Winner of the Bronze Medal in the Social Science category
The Eric Hoffer Award - Winner in the Memoir category


A public... Read more >
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The Twilight of the Bombs
The Twilight of the Bombs
Written by Richard Rhodes, Read by Robertson Dean
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ISBN: 9780307736680
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The Twilight of the Bombs
Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons
Written by Richard Rhodes
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $22.50

The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes’s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post–Cold War age.

The past twenty years have transformed our relationship with nuclear weapons drastically. With extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding, Rhodes makes clear how the five... Read more >
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The Twilight of the Bombs
The Twilight of the Bombs
Written by Richard Rhodes
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The Twilight of the Bombs
Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons
Written by Richard Rhodes


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $13.99

The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes’s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post–Cold War age.

The past twenty years have transformed our relationship with nuclear weapons drastically. With extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding, Rhodes makes clear how the five... Read more >
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In the President's Secret Service
In the President's Secret Service
Written by Ronald Kessler
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ISBN: 9780307461360
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In the President's Secret Service
Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $15.00

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler reveals their secrets for the first time.

•    George W. Bush’s daughters would... Read more >
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Terrorism and the Economy
Terrorism and the Economy
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228951
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Terrorism and the Economy
How the War on Terror is Bankrupting the World
Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
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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The Reluctant Spy
The Reluctant Spy
Written by John Kiriakou
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553907339
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The Reluctant Spy
My Secret Life in the CIA's War on Terror
Written by John Kiriakou


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $12.99

Long before the waterboarding controversy exploded in the media, one CIA agent had already gone public. In a groundbreaking 2007 interview with ABC News, John Kiriakou called waterboarding torture—but admitted that it probably worked. This book, at once a confessional, an adventure story, and a chronicle of Kiriakou’s life in the... Read more >
Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism
Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism
Written by George Weigel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385524780
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Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism

Written by George Weigel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2009
Price: $13.00

With an unsettled Middle East, al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups actively plotting against America and its allies, and spillover from religious conflict in Muslim countries spreading instability and violence worldwide, George Weigel’s Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism is an acute analysis of one of the most dynamic forces in... Read more >
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The Terminal Spy
The Terminal Spy
Written by Alan S. Cowell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767928168
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The Terminal Spy
After sipping tea in a London hotel, Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer and vocal foe of the Kremlin, fell ill and was rushed to the hospital, fatally
Written by Alan S. Cowell


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $16.00

“A story that is at once real-life thriller and an immensely sinister cautionary tale about the new Russia.” –Star Tribune

On November 1, 2006, Alexander Litvinenko sipped tea in London’s Millennium Hotel. Hours later the Russian émigré and former intelligence officer, who was sharply critical of Russian president Vladimir Putin, fell ill... Read more >
Pushing Past the Night
Pushing Past the Night
Written by Mario Calabresi, Translated by Michael Moore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590513002
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Pushing Past the Night
Coming to Terms With Italy's Terrorist Past
Written by Mario Calabresi
Translated by Michael Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $12.95

December 15, 1969, was the most important day of Mario Calabresi's life, although he would not be born for another year. On that date, the anarchist Giuseppe Pinelli fell to his death from a window at the Milan police headquarters, where he was being questioned about his role in the Piazza... Read more >
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Pushing Past the Night
Coming to Terms with Italy's Terrorist Past
Written by Mario Calabresi
Translated by Michael Moore
Introduction by Roger Cohen


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $12.95

December 15, 1969, was the most important day of Mario Calabresi's life, although he would not be born for another year. On that date, the anarchist Giuseppe Pinelli fell to his death from a window at the Milan police headquarters, where he was being questioned about his role in the Piazza... Read more >
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Against Us
Against Us
Written by Jim Sciutto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307406897
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Against Us
The New Face of America's Enemies in the Muslim World
Written by Jim Sciutto


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $15.00

"A solid job of reporting, a personal journey of discovery, and a wake-up call for all who read it." —Charles Gibson, ABC News


After nearly one hundred assignments for ABC News in Muslim countries, Jim Sciutto brings back this disturbing truth: the Al-Qaeda—inspired view of an evil America bent on destroying Islam... Read more >
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In the President's Secret Service
In the President's Secret Service
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307461353
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In the President's Secret Service
Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $26.00

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author... Read more >
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Ghost
Ghost
Written by Fred Burton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345494252
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Ghost
Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent
Written by Fred Burton


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this hard-hitting memoir, Fred Burton, a key figure in international counterterrorism and domestic spycraft, emerges from the shadows to reveal who he is, what he has accomplished, and the threats that lurk unseen except by an experienced, worldly-wise few. Plunging readers into the murky world of violent religious extremism that... Read more >
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Crush the Cell
Crush the Cell
Written by Michael A. Sheehan
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ISBN: 9780307382184
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Crush the Cell
How to Defeat Terrorism Without Terrorizing Ourselves
Written by Michael A. Sheehan


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $14.95

Crush the Cell demolishes, with simple logic, the edifice of
false “terror punditry” that has been laid, brick by brick,
since 9/11. A veteran of special ops, international diplomacy,
and bruising clasheswith federal lawenforcement agencies,
Michael Sheehan delivers in this book a two-part message: First,
thatwe’vewasted—and are continuing towaste—billions of dollars
on thewrong protectivemeasures, and second, that... Read more >
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The Dark Side
The Dark Side
Written by Jane Mayer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307456502
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The Dark Side
The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals
Written by Jane Mayer


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2009
Price: $11.99

One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year National BestsellerWith a New AfterwordNational Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A Best Book of the Year: Salon, Slate, The Economist, The Washington Post, Cleveland Plain-DealerThe Dark Side is a dramatic, riveting, and definitive narrative account of how the United... Read more >
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Bush's Law
Bush's Law
Written by Eric Lichtblau
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307280541
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Bush's Law
The Remaking of American Justice
Written by Eric Lichtblau


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $16.00

In the aftermath of 9/11, President Bush declared that the struggle against terrorism would be nothing less than a war—a war that would require new tools and a new mind-set. As legal sanction was given to covert surveillance and interrogation tactics, internal struggles brewed over programs and policies that threatened to... Read more >
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The Dark Side
The Dark Side
Written by Jane Mayer
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ISBN: 9780307456298
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The Dark Side
The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals
Written by Jane Mayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $15.95

One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year National BestsellerWith a New AfterwordNational Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A Best Book of the Year: Salon, Slate, The Economist, The Washington Post, Cleveland Plain-DealerThe Dark Side is a dramatic, riveting, and definitive narrative account of how the United... Read more >
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The Second Plane
The Second Plane
Written by Martin Amis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096008
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The Second Plane
September 11: Terror and Boredom
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $14.95

A master not only of fiction but also of fiercely controversial political engagement, Martin Amis here gathers fourteen pieces that constitute an evolving, provocative, and insightful examination of the most momentous event of our time.

At the heart of this collection is the long essay “Terror and Boredom,” an unsparing analysis of... Read more >
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Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism
Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism
Written by George Weigel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307499172
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Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism
A Call to Action
Written by George Weigel


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $9.99

“History must be made to march in the direction of genuine human progress; world affairs have no intrinsic momentum that necessarily results in the victory of decency. Maintaining the morale necessary to achieving progress in history requires us to live our lives, today, against a moral horizon of responsibility that is... Read more >
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The Terrorist Watch
The Terrorist Watch
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307382146
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The Terrorist Watch
Inside the Desperate Race to Stop the Next Attack
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $14.95

“You make a mistake, there are dead people.” —FBI Special Agent Art Cummings, head of international counterterrorism operations Drawing on unprecedented access to FBI and CIA counterterrorism operatives, New York Times bestselling author Ronald Kessler presents the chilling story of terrorists’ relentless efforts to mount another devastating attack on the United... Read more >
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