Category: Current Affairs

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Confession of Economic

From the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, comes an exposé of international corruption, and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generationsWith a...

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World Odrer

Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Drawing on his experience as one of the foremost statesmen of the modern era—advising presidents, traveling...

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The Cost of Capitalism

From the panic of 1987 to the tech-bubble burst of 2000, the past two decades have witnessed a series of financial crises, each more disruptive than the last. Unfortunately, they all seem like dress...

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

As an Economic Hitman (EHM), John Perkins helped further American imperial interests in countries such as Ecuador, Panama, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. As Chief Economist for the international consulting firm Chas. T. Main, he...

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Global Palestine

Global Palestine tackles an obvious but understudied question: why is Palestine so internationally significant? The answer provided herein blend sharp analysis of global politics, deep knowledge of local struggles and transnational solidarity movements and...

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Pakistan A Hard Country

LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2012 2011 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST.  In the wake of Pakistan’s development of nuclear weapons, unpoliceable border areas, shelter of the Afghan Taliban and Bin Laden, and...

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Taliban by Ahmed Rashid

Little is known about the Taliban, their leaders and their aims. The geo-strategic implications of the Taliban are already creating severe instability in Russia, Iran and the five Central Asian republics where they have...