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Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror
Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror
by Richard A. Clarke
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THE EXPLOSIVE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER With all-new excerpts from Richard Clarke's dramatic public testimony, and revealing corroboration from The 9/11 Commission Report From the 9/11 Commission Report: "On the day of the meeting [September 4, 2001... (read more)

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The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (American Empire Project)
The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (American Empire Project)
by Chalmers Johnson
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"Impressive . . . a powerful indictment of U.S. military and foreign policy." -Los Angeles Times Book Review, front page In the years after the Soviet Union imploded, the United States was described first as the globe's "lone superpower," then as a... (read more)

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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
by Steve Coll
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Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize The explosive first-hand account of America's secret history in Afghanistan With the publication of Ghost Wars, Steve Coll became not only a Pulitzer Prize winner, but also the expert on the rise of the Taliban, the... (read more)

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See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism
See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism
by Robert Baer
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In his explosive New York Times bestseller, top CIA operative Robert Baer paints a chilling picture of how terrorism works on the inside and provides startling evidence of how Washington politics sabotaged the CIAs efforts to root out the worlds... (read more)

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Oscar-Winning Screenwriters on Screenwriting: The Award-Winning Best in the Business Discuss Their Craft
Oscar-Winning Screenwriters on Screenwriting: The Award-Winning Best in the Business Discuss Their Craft
by Joel Engel
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Hollywood?s most respected screenwriters tell intriguing and instructive tales of their successes, failures, aspirations and inspirations in the movie business. Academy Award?winning movies such as American Beauty, Shakespeare in Love, and Forrest... (read more)

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Sleeping with the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude
Sleeping with the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude
by Robert Baer
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“Saudi Arabia is more and more an irrational state—a place that spawns global terrorism even as it succumbs to an ancient and deeply seated isolationism, a kingdom led by a royal family that can’t get out of the way of its own greed. Is... (read more)

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The Black Tulip: A Novel of War in Afghanistan
The Black Tulip: A Novel of War in Afghanistan
by Milt Bearden
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Set in the treacherous mountains of Afghanistan and the equally hazardous headquarters of the CIA Operations Directorate in Washington, The Black Tulip is a fast-paced thriller, based on real events, by the legendary spy who masterminded the plot to arm... (read more)

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Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History
Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History
by George Crile
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The untold story of a whiskey-swilling, skirt-chasing, scandal-prone congressman from Texas, and how he conspired with a rogue CIA operative to launch the biggest and most successful covert operation in U.S. history In a little over a decade, two... (read more)

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Traffic (Newmarket Shooting Script)
Traffic (Newmarket Shooting Script)
by Stephen Gaghan
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From a border policeman in Mexico caught in a web of corruption, to the conservative judge appointed by the President as the new anti-drug czar, to undercover DEA agents fighting a drug cartel, to the wife of a drug baron and the judge's drug-addicted... (read more)

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Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire
by Chalmers Johnson
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Now with a new and up-to-date Introduction by the author, the bestselling account of the effect of American global policies, hailed as “brilliant and iconoclastic” (Los Angeles Times) The term “blowback,” invented by the CIA... (read more)

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Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency
Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency
by James Bamford
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The National Security Agency is the worlds most powerful, most far-reaching espionage. Now with a new afterword describing the security lapses that preceded the attacks of September 11, 2001, Body of Secrets takes us to the inner sanctum of Americas spy... (read more)

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America the Vulnerable : How Our Government Is Failing To Protect Us From Terrorism (04 Edition)
America the Vulnerable : How Our Government Is Failing To Protect Us From Terrorism (04 Edition)
by Stephen Flynn
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In this powerful and urgently needed call to action, national security expert Stephen Flynn offers a startling portrait of the radical shortcomings in America's plan for homeland security. He describes a frightening scenario of what the next major... (read more)

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Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror
Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror
by Anonymous
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Though U.S. leaders try to convince the world of their success in fighting al Qaeda, one anonymous member of the U.S. intelligence community would like to inform the public that we are, in fact, losing the war on terror. Further, until U.S. leaders... (read more)

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The Company: A Novel of the CIA
The Company: A Novel of the CIA
by Robert Littell
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This critically acclaimed blockbuster from internationally renowned novelist Robert Littell seamlessly weaves together history and fiction to create a multigenerational, wickedly nostalgic saga of the CIA—known as "the Company" to insiders. Racing... (read more)

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