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Rough Guides To Conspiracy Theories (2ND 08 Edition)
Rough Guides To Conspiracy Theories (2ND 08 Edition)
by James Mcconnachie
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Everything you think you know is a lie. Or is it? The Rough Guide to Conspiracy Theories is the definitive guide to the worlds most controversial theories. With updated information on all the most infamous conspiracies, from phony crucifixions to who... (read more)

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For the President's Eyes Only: Secret Intelligence and the American Presidency from Washington to Bush
For the President's Eyes Only: Secret Intelligence and the American Presidency from Washington to Bush
by Christopher Andrew
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From the co-author of < I> KGB: The Inside Story< /I> and an acknowledged authority on the subject comes the most important book ever written about American intelligence.--David Kahn, author of < I> The Codebreakers< /I> and <... (read more)

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Debunking 9/11 Myths: Why Conspiracy Theories Can't Stand Up to the Facts
Debunking 9/11 Myths: Why Conspiracy Theories Can't Stand Up to the Facts
by David Dunbar
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A decade after the World Trade Center disaster, rampant speculation abounds on what actually happened. Wild talk flourishes on the Internet, TV, and radio. Was the Pentagon really struck by a missile? Was the untimely death of Barry Jennings, who... (read more)

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A G-Man's Life: The FBI, Being 'Deep Throat, ' and the Struggle for Honor in Washington
A G-Man's Life: The FBI, Being 'Deep Throat, ' and the Struggle for Honor in Washington
by Mark Felt and John O'Connor
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Mark Felt's role in history was secured when he decided to share his views on the Watergate break-in with a young reporter on the Washington Post named Bob Woodward. He made sure that the greatest political scandal in the twentieth century, which would... (read more)

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Denial and Deception: An Insider's View of the CIA from Iran-Contra to 9/11
Denial and Deception: An Insider's View of the CIA from Iran-Contra to 9/11
by Melissa Boyle Mahle
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A former CIA field operative provides a vivid personal and historical narrative on how Washington politicos and European allies eventually exhausted the CIA with political and cultural reforms, causing the agency to become unable and unwilling to fight a... (read more)

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Fixing Intelligence: For a More Secure America
Fixing Intelligence: For a More Secure America
by William E Odom
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Because security depends on intelligence, a leading authority discusses basicproblems in American intelligence and how to fix them. 6 charts.... (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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A bestseller in hardcover, "Charlie Wilsons War" tells what became of the largest covert operation in history. Moving from the back rooms of the Capitol to arms-dealer conventions to the Khyber Pass, this is a compulsively readable account of the inside... (read more)

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Messages To the World : Statements of Osama Bin Laden (05 Edition)
Messages To the World : Statements of Osama Bin Laden (05 Edition)
by Osama Bin Laden
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Despite the saturation of global media coverage, Osama bin Laden's own writings have been curiously absent from analysis of the "war on terror." Over the last ten years, bin Laden has issued a series of carefully tailored public statements, from... (read more)

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History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time
History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time
by Brad Meltzer
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It's an irresistible combination: Brad Meltzer, a born storyteller, counting down the world's most intriguing unsolved mysteries. And to make this richly illustrated book even richer, each chapter invites the reader along for an interactive experience... (read more)

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Ghost Plane: The True Story of the CIA Rendition and Torture Program
Ghost Plane: The True Story of the CIA Rendition and Torture Program
by Stephen Grey
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On June 10th, 2002, Attorney General John Ashcroft announced that the US had captured a known terrorist who was exploring a plan to explode a "dirty bomb" on American soil.  That alleged terrorist was José Padilla who was finally charged in 2005... (read more)

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Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11
Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11
by Kathryn S Olmsted
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Many Americans believe that their own government is guilty of shocking crimes. Government agents shot the president. They faked the moon landing. They stood by and allowed the murders of 2,400 servicemen in Hawaii--or 3,000 civilians in New York. In... (read more)

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Fortress America: The American Military and the Consequences of Peace
Fortress America: The American Military and the Consequences of Peace
by William Greider
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"William Greider, one of Americas most respected political and economic journalists, explores how and why America has avoided coming to terms with the end of the Cold War era—and the troubling consequ"... (read more)

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Nothing To Hide (11 Edition)
Nothing To Hide (11 Edition)
by Solove
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"Incidents that raise questions about online security and privacy rights are a common occurrence. Books about these issues are equally plentiful, but none that I have seen addresses the issue in more detail or with greater insight than this work by... (read more)

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American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies That the Government Tells Us
American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies, and More Dirty Lies That the Government Tells Us
by Jesse Ventura
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In this explosive account of wrongful acts and on-going cover-ups, Jesse Ventura takes a systematic look at the wide gap between what the American government knows and what it reveals to the American people. For too long, we the people have sat by and... (read more)

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Metal of Dishonor-Depleted Uranium: How the Pentagon Radiates Soldiers & Civilians with Du Weapons
Metal of Dishonor-Depleted Uranium: How the Pentagon Radiates Soldiers & Civilians with Du Weapons
by Depleted Uranium Education Project
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The drastic health and environmental consequences of a new generation of radioactive weapons, Depleted Uranium (DU), currently being used in U.S.-waged wars are discussed in these essays. This "new kind of nuclear war" is examined alongside the effects... (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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In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
by Ronald Kessler
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US... (read more)

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Class 11: Inside the CIA's First Post-9/11 Spy Class
Class 11: Inside the CIA's First Post-9/11 Spy Class
by T J Waters
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A gripping insider?s look at the post-9/11 CIA In the weeks following the attacks of 9/11, the Central Intelligence Agency received over 150,000 r&eacute;sum&eacute;s from people wanting to serve their nation. T. J. Waters became one of more than... (read more)

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Bioterror: Manufacturing Wars the American Way
Bioterror: Manufacturing Wars the American Way
by William H Schaap
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Among the contributors are: <BR>-<BR>- Robert Lederer {WBAI/Pacifica Radio journalist}<BR>- Tod Ensign (director of Citizen Soldier and veterans' rights advocate)<BR>- Dr. Meryl Nass (expert on anthrax and biological warfare who... (read more)

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The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11
The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11
by Ron Suskind
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets of Karachi.... (read more)

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