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Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth

Avi Melamed · W W Norton, 2015.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Acclaimed Israeli intelligence analyst Avi Melamed has spent more than thirty years interpreting Middle East affairs. His long-awaited Inside the Middle East challenges widely-accepted perceptions and provides a gripping and uniquely enlightening guide to make sense of the events unfolding...
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First Women: The Grace and Power of America's First Ladies

Kate Andersen Brower · Harper
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle...
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The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes

Anthony Sadler · PublicAffairs
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

On August 21, 2015, Ayoub al-Khazzani boarded the 15:17 train in Brussels, bound for Paris. Khazzani's mission was clear: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterate every passenger on the crowded train. Slipping into the bathroom in secret, he armed...
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The Fires of Spring: A Post Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East

Shelly Culbertson · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The "Arab Spring" all started when a young Tunisian fruit-seller set himself on fire in protest of a government official confiscating his apples without cause and slapping his face. The aftermath of that one personal protest grew to become the Middle East movement known as the Arab...
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The Making of a Dream: How a group of young undocumented immigrants helped change what it means to be American

LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A journalist chronicles the next chapter in civil rights - the story of a movement and a nation, witnessed through the poignant and inspiring experiences of five young undocumented activists who are transforming society's attitudes toward one of the most contentious political matters roiling...
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The girl who escaped ISIS : this is my story

Farida Khalaf · Atria Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

"A rare and riveting first-hand account of the terror and torture inflicted by ISIS on young Iraqi Yazidi women, and an inspiring personal story of bravery and resilience in the face of unspeakable horrors. In the early summer of 2014, Farida Khalaf was a typical Yazidi teenager living...
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No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy: The Life of General James Mattis

JIM PROSER · Broadside Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The first in-depth look at the marine hero who has become one of the most beloved and admired men in America today: Secretary of Defense James Mattis.A devout student of history and erudite reader revered by rank and file soldiers, officers, academics, politicians, and ordinary citizens,...
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First in Line: Presidents, Vice Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power

KATE ANDERSEN BROWER · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestsellers First Women and The Residence, an intimate, news-making look at the men who are next in line to the most powerful office in the world - the vice presidents of the modern era - from Richard Nixon to Joe Biden to Mike Pence.Vice presidents...
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Rogue Spooks: The Intelligence War on Donald Trump

Dick Morris · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

There is a looming and dangerous threat to our democracy. Anti-Trump partisans are scheming to overturn the will of the American electorate by paralyzing the Trump presidency.These partisan zealots have been secretly orchestrating an unprecedented undercover campaign to sabotage President...
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Angela Merkel: Europe's Most Influential Leader

Matthew Qvortrup · The Overlook Press
Pages: 367
Format: Hardcover

The illuminating and in-depth biography of Angela Merkel, using exclusive new sources and research to tell how the daughter of a clergyman from East Germany rose to become one of the most powerful women in the worldThis is the fascinating tale of Angela Merkel's political ascent, in which...
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Nations of the World 2018: Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

World of Information · Grey House Publishing
Pages: 1600
Format: Paperback

This comprehensive handbook profiles 231 nations and self-governing territories around the world in an easy-to-access, single-volume format. More than 2,000 pages present political, economic and business information not found in any other reference work of its kind.
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100 People Who Are Screwing Up America

Bernard Goldberg · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The number one New York Times bestselling author of Bias delivers another bombshell -- this time aimed at ... 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America No preaching. No pontificating. Just some uncommon sense about the things that have made this country great -- and the culprits who are screwing...
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Enemies, Foreign and Domestic: A SEAL's Story

Carl Higbie · Post Hill Press
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Carl Higbie was a member of the the Navy Seal team that captured the Butcher of Fallujah, only to later be accused of prisoner abuse. Carl Higbie was on the Navy Seal assault team that captured the most wanted man in the Middle East-the Butcher of Fallujah, Ahmed Hashim Abd Al-Isawi. But instead...
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Armed in America: A History of Gun Rights from Colonial Militias to Concealed Carry

PATRICK J CHARLES · Prometheus Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

This accessible legal history describes the way in which the right to bear arms was interpreted throughout most of American history and shows that today's gun-rights advocates have drastically departed from the long-held interpretation of the Second Amendment. This illuminating study traces...
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