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War in 140 Characters: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century

David Patrikarakos · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A leading foreign correspondent looks at how social media has transformed the modern battlefield, and how wars are fought Modern warfare is a war of narratives, where bullets are fired both physically and virtually. Whether you are a president or a terrorist, if you don't understand how to deploy...
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The Gun Debate: An Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights

Grey House · Salem Press
Pages: 600
Format: Print book

With public debate of gun violence at an all-time high, this new third edition of The Gun Debate: An Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights is a must-have resource for all libraries.* Over 350 entries provide in-depth coverage of both sides of the gun debate.* Updated and expanded...
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Reference Shelf: Campaign Trends & Election Law

H.W. Wilson Company. · Grey House Publishing
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

In the run-up to the 2016 national election, many issues involving election law have come to the fore. This volume will explore such timely topics as campaign finance and the corporate funding of elections in the aftermath of Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission (2010) , which...
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City on the Verge: Atlanta and the Fight for America's Urban Future

Mark Pendergrast · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Atlanta is on the verge of tremendous rebirth-or inexorable decline. A kind of Petri dish for cities struggling to reinvent themselves, Atlanta has the highest income inequality in the country, gridlocked highways, suburban sprawl, and a history of racial injustice. Yet it is also an energetic,...
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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

Steve Coll · Penguin Press
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, bestselling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11Prior...
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The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World's Most Successful Political Idea

Bill Emmott · The Economist
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The West has long been a font of stability, prosperity, and security. Yet when faced with global instability and economic uncertainty, it is tempting for states to react by closing borders, hoarding wealth, and solidifying power. We have seen it in Japan, France, and Italy in the past,...
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All the Dreams We've Dreamed: A Story of Hoops and Handguns on Chicago's West Side

RUS BRADBURD · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Shawn Harrington returned to Marshall High School as an assistant coach years after appearing as a player in the iconic basketball documentary film Hoop Dreams. In January of 2014, Marshall's struggling team was about to improve after the addition of a charismatic but troubled player. Everything...
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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawishas brilliant Putins Kleptocracy provides an answer, describing how Putin got to power, the cabal he brought with him, the billions they have looted, and his plan to restore...
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The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage

Jared Yates Sexton · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

On June 14, 2016, Jared Yates Sexton reported from a Donald Trump rally in Greensboro, North Carolina. One of the first journalists to attend these rallies and give mainstream readers an idea of the raw anger that occurred there, Sexton found himself in the center of a maelstrom. Following...
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The Wikileaks Files: The World According to Us Empire

Julian Assange · Verso, 2015.
Pages: 614
Format: Print book

Published in collaboration with WikiLeaks: What Cablegate tells us about US foreign policyWhen WikiLeaks first came to prominence in 2010 by releasing 2,325,961 top-secret State Department cables, the world saw for the first time what the US really thought about national leaders, friendly...
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Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery

CATHRYN JAKOBSON RAMIN · HARPERCOLLINS
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The acclaimed author of Carved in Sand - a veteran investigative journalist who endured persistent back pain for decades - delivers the definitive book on the subject: an essential examination of all facets of the back pain industry, exploring what works, what doesn't, what may cause harm,...
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Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend

Meryl Gordon · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A new biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art and fashion.
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The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

MASHA GESSEN · Riverhead Books
Pages: 515
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTIONThe essential journalist and bestselling biographer of Vladimir Putin reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. Hailed for her "fearless indictment of the most...
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One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps

ANDREA PITZER · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking, haunting, and profoundly moving history of modernity's greatest tragedy: concentration campsFor over 100 years, at least one concentration camp has existed somewhere on Earth. First used as battlefield strategy, camps have evolved with each passing decade, in the scope...
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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

JAMES COMEY · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions....
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