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Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield
Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield
by Jeremy Scahill
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A New York Times bestseller A Washington Post bestseller Named the top investigative journalism book of 2013 by Nieman Reports Selected as one of Publishers Weeklys Top 10 Books of 2013 “[A] courageous and exhaustive examination of the way a number... (read more)

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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
by Eric Schlosser
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A myth-shattering exposé of Americas nuclear weapons Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of Americas nuclear arsenal. A groundbreaking account of accidents, near misses, extraordinary... (read more)

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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames
The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames
by Kai Bird
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The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs... (read more)

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Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion
Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion
by Gary Webb
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In 1996, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist GARY WEBB (1955–2004) wrote a shocking series of articles for the San Jose Mercury News exposing the CIA’s link to Nicaraguan cocaine smuggled into the US by the Contras, which had... (read more)

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A Covert Affair
A Covert Affair
by Jennet Conant
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By bestselling author Jennet Conant, a stunning account of Julia Child’s early life as a member of the OSS in the Far East during World War II, and the tumultuous years when she and Paul Child were caught up in the McCarthy witch hunt and behaved... (read more)

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Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World
Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World
by Tom Engelhardt
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In 1964, a book entitled The Invisible Government shocked Americans with its revelations of a growing world of intelligence agencies playing fast and loose around the planet, a secret government lodged inside the one they knew that even the president... (read more)

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Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth about Guantanamo Bay
Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth about Guantanamo Bay
by Joseph Hickman
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The revelatory eyewitness account about Guantand#225;namo Bayand#8212;detainees murdered, a secret CIA facility for torture, and the US government cover upand#8212;by the Staff Sergeant who felt honor-bound to uncover it.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Staff... (read more)

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Way of the Knife: the Cia, a Secret Army, and a War At the Ends of the Earth (13 Edition)
Way of the Knife: the Cia, a Secret Army, and a War At the Ends of the Earth (13 Edition)
by Mark Mazzetti
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“This is an important and powerful book that should be read by anyone who believes it is time to take stock after 13 years and re-evaluate the nature of the threat the country faces and its response to the atrocity of 9/11.” —New York... (read more)

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Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America
Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America
by Annie Jacobsen
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The author of the acclaimed bestseller Area 51 reveals the explosive dark secrets behind America's post-WWII science programs. In the chaos following World War II, some of the greatest spoils of Germany's resources were the Third Reich's scientific minds.... (read more)

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Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control
Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control
by Medea Benjamin
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Medea Benjamin is a cofounder of the peace group CODEPINK and the international human rights organization Global Exchange. A former economist and nutritionist with the United Nations and World Health Organization, she is the author or editor of eight... (read more)

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Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men (14 Edition)
Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men (14 Edition)
by Eric Lichtblau
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andldquo;Lichtblau brings ample investigative skills and an elegant writing style to this unsavory but important story. The Nazis Next Door is a captivating book rooted in first-rate research.andrdquo; andmdash; New York Times Book Review andldquo;An... (read more)

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The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
by Peter Finn
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Peter Finn is National Security Editor for The Washington Post and previously served as the Post’s bureau chief in Moscow.   Petra Couvée is a writer and translator and teaches at Saint Petersburg State University. The Zhivago Affair is... (read more)

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Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting
Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting
by John Shiffman
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On today’s high-tech battlefields, the most lethal weapons are not the big ones, but rather the ones that are small enough to be smuggled inside a pack of chewing gum. Microchips. Gyroscopes. Radar-cloaking and night-vision technology. Developed... (read more)

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The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
by Lawrence Wright
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National Book Award Finalist A Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic... (read more)

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Crossing the Rubicon: 9/11 and the Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil
Crossing the Rubicon: 9/11 and the Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil
by Michael Ruppert
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The attacks of September 11, 2001, were accomplished through an amazing orchestration of logistics and personnel. Crossing the Rubicon discovers and identifies key suspectsandmdash;finding some of them in the highest echelons of American... (read more)

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Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying
Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying
by James M Olson
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Revolutionary War officer Nathan Hale, one of Americas first spies, said, “Any kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.” A statue of Hale stands outside CIA headquarters, and the agency often cites his... (read more)

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Nuclear Power and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons: Can We Have One Without the Other?
Nuclear Power and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons: Can We Have One Without the Other?
by Paul Leventhal
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Sounds a resonant warning for policymakers, think tanks, environmentalists, and... (read more)

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Regime Change: U.S. Strategy Through the Prism of 9/11
Regime Change: U.S. Strategy Through the Prism of 9/11
by Robert S Litwak
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The 9/11 terrorist attacks starkly recast the U.S. debate on "rogue states." In this new era of vulnerability, should the United States counter the dangers of weapons proliferation and state-sponsored terrorism by toppling regimes or by promoting change... (read more)

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My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton, and Fighting the War on Terror
My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton, and Fighting the War on Terror
by Louis J Freeh
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Louis Freeh led the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1993 to 2001, through some of the most tumultuous times in its long history. This is the story of a life in law enforcement, and of one mans determined struggle to strengthen and reform the FBI... (read more)

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Imperial Delusions: American Militarism and Endless War
Imperial Delusions: American Militarism and Endless War
by Carl Boggs
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In this hard-hitting critique, Carl Boggs argues that the United States is dominated by a new militarism, one that has become more potent and menacing since 9/11. He skillfully explores the origins and development of this new militarism and show its... (read more)

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