Magnificent Marvel Supersale
 
 

Politics
Covert Government and Conspiracy Theory


There are 159 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Politics - Covert Government and Conspiracy Theory
Page 5 of 8 next

The Men Who Stare at Goats
The Men Who Stare at Goats
by Jon Ronson
Staff Pick
Ever since Tina Fey adapted a nonfiction book into the successful Mean Girls, a desperate Hollywood has been hard at play turning serious works of nonfiction into the next goofy romp. While the collision of military black ops and new-age thought, as... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $6.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


9/11 Revealed: The Unanswered Questions
9/11 Revealed: The Unanswered Questions
by Rowland Morgan
Publisher Comments
It is now more than three years since the 9/11 attacks. But the collapsing towers, the smoldering Pentagon, the round bland face of Mohammed Atta still have an intense immediacy. Most people will always remember where they were when the news came through.... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $1.98
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


My Country Versus Me: The First-Hand Account by the Los Alamos Scientist Who Was Falsely Accused of Being a Spy
My Country Versus Me: The First-Hand Account by the Los Alamos Scientist Who Was Falsely Accused of Being a Spy
by Wen Ho Lee
Publisher Comments
Wen Ho Lee, a patriotic American scientist born in Taiwan, devoted most of his life to science and to helping improve U.S. defense capabilities at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Then, in January of 1999, everything changed and he was accused of... (read more)

List Price $21.25
Your price: $1.75
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Terrorism, Afghanistan, and America's New Way of War
Terrorism, Afghanistan, and America's New Way of War
by Norman Friedman
Publisher Comments
Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-314) and index.... (read more)

List Price $33.75
Your price: $2.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Lives, Lies and the Iran-Contra Affair
Lives, Lies and the Iran-Contra Affair
by Ann Wroe
Publisher Comments
This book examines the Iran-Contra affair, the trials of Poindexter and North and the testimony of Ronald Reagan as a test-case of political morality. It draws out the implications of the statements of North and his secretary, Fawn Hall, who were so... (read more)

List Price $27.95
Your price: $4.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade
The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade
by Andrew Feinstein
Publisher Comments
"An authoritative guide to the business of war. Chilling, heartbreaking, and enraging."---Arundhati Roy The Shadow World is the behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade, exposing in forensic detail the deadly collusion that all too often... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $18.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Secrets of the Fbi (12 Edition)
Secrets of the Fbi (12 Edition)
by Ronald Kessler
Publisher Comments
The Secrets of the FBI by New York Times bestselling author Ronald Kessler reveals the FBI’s most closely guarded secrets and the secrets of celebrities, politicians, and movie stars uncovered by agents during their investigations. Based on inside... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $8.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror
Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror
by Erik Prince
Publisher Comments
The founder of Blackwater offers the gripping true story of the worlds most controversial military contractor. In 1997, former Navy SEAL Erik Prince started a business that would recruit civilians for the riskiest security... (read more)

List Price $29.95
Your price: $17.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Spy Who Stayed Out in the Cold: The Secret Life of FBI Double Agent Robert Hanssen
The Spy Who Stayed Out in the Cold: The Secret Life of FBI Double Agent Robert Hanssen
by Adrian Havill
Publisher Comments
Robert Philip Hansen thought he was smarter than the system. For decades, the quirky but respected counterintelligence expert, religious family man, and father of six, sold top secret information to agents of the Soviet Union and Russia. A self-taught... (read more)

List Price $6.99
Your price: $1.00
Used - Mass Market

add to wish list


Standing Next to History: An Agent's Life Inside the Secret Service
Standing Next to History: An Agent's Life Inside the Secret Service
by Joseph Petro
Publisher Comments
Joseph Petro served for 23 years as a special agent in the United States Secret Service; eleven of them with presidents and vice presidents. For four of those years he stood by the side of Ronald Reagan. Following his career as a Navy Lieutenant, during... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $8.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Nsa Report: Liberty and Security in a Changing World
The Nsa Report: Liberty and Security in a Changing World
by Richard A Clarke
Publisher Comments
National security, a topic routinely discussed behind closed doors by Washingtonand#8217;s political scientists and policy makers, is believed to be an insiderand#8217;s game. All too often this highly specialized knowledge is assumed to place issues... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $11.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The American Way of War: Guided Missiles, Misguided Men, and a Republic in Peril
The American Way of War: Guided Missiles, Misguided Men, and a Republic in Peril
by Eugene Jarecki
Publisher Comments
In the sobering aftermath of America's invasion of Iraq, Eugene Jarecki, the creator of the award-winning documentary Why We Fight, launches a penetrating and revelatory inquiry into how forces within the American political, economic, and military... (read more)

List Price $26.00
Your price: $4.97
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Bomb: A New History
The Bomb: A New History
by Stephen M Younger
Publisher Comments
“Younger has provided an insightful guide, especially for the general reader, into todays array of nuclear powers and their capabilities.”—James Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy, former   ... (read more)

List Price $14.99
Your price: $7.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Dark Mission: The Secret History of NASA
Dark Mission: The Secret History of NASA
by Richard C. Hoagland and Mike Bara
Publisher Comments
For most Americans, the word NASA suggests a squeaky-clean image of technological infallibility. Yet the truth is that NASA was born in a lie, and has concealed the truths about its occult origins. Dark Mission documents this seemingly wild assertion... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $13.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The War at Home: The Domestic Costs of Bush's Militarism
The War at Home: The Domestic Costs of Bush's Militarism
by Frances Fox Piven
Publisher Comments
One of the country's most celebrated social scientists contends that the war on terror served to shore up the Bush administration's political base and that politicians used the emotional fog of war to further their regressive social and economic agendas.... (read more)

List Price $18.75
Your price: $2.25
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (American Empire Project)
Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (American Empire Project)
by Chalmers Johnson
Publisher Comments
A New York Times bestseller, Nemesis is Chalmers Johnson's "fiercest book--and his best" (Andrew J. Bacevich) In his prophetic book Blowback, Chalmers Johnson linked the CIA's clandestine activities abroad to disaster at home. In The Sorrows of... (read more)

List Price $18.00
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Servants of War: Private Military Corporations and the Profit of Conflict
Servants of War: Private Military Corporations and the Profit of Conflict
by Rolf Uesseler
Synopsis
Private military firms operate on all continents throughout the world--commissioned by governments, intelligence agencies, and private industries. Uesseler details the many ways in which employment of for-profit fighters compromises justice, jeopardizes... (read more)

List Price $15.25
Your price: $2.95
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Conspiracies and Cover-Ups
Conspiracies and Cover-Ups
by David Alexander
Publisher Comments
This groundbreaking study separates the facts from the fiction with the latest information on the most provocative conspiracy theories of our time, including: Nazi Gold Gulf War Syndrome Assassination Plots Lost UFO Reports Organized Crime... (read more)

List Price $6.99
Your price: $2.50
Used - Mass Market

add to wish list


The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency
The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency
by Matthew Aid
Publisher Comments
Peering from space via satellite, tapping phones and networks, monitoring cell phone frequencies around the globe, the NSA watches friends, enemies, and terror suspects alike. Some 60 percent of the president's daily intelligence briefing comes from this... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $11.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Blowing My Cover
Blowing My Cover
by Lindsay Moran
Publisher Comments
A clever, funny memoir from a young woman who fulfills her Mission: Impossible dreams by joining the CIA, only to discover that the life of a spy is not at all what she expected. Lindsay Moran was a bright-eyed, idealistic Harvard graduate who hoped... (read more)

List Price $22.95
Your price: $1.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


«prev 1 ... 3 4 5 7 ... 8 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 159 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Politics
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.