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The U. S. is keen to build a substantial military presence in Africa, citing the need to combat the growth of Al-Qaeda in Somalia, Algeria and other countries on the continent. This book reveals the secret U. S. agenda behind the 'war on terror' i...

The Dark Sahara: America's War on Terror in Africa

When Lisa Najeeb Halaby was 26, her father introduced her to King Hussein of Jordan. Within a year, she became his fourth wife. Born in 1951 to a distinguished Arab-American family, Lisa was unsure what her role would be. King Hussein was not only...

Leap of Faith: Unabridged Value-Priced Edition

Kwasi Kwarteng is the child of parents whose lives were shaped as subjects of the British Empire, first in their native Ghana, then as British immigrants. He brings a unique perspective and impeccable academic credentials to a narrative history of...

Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World

Winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Winner of the Whiting Writers' Award. A Seattle Post-Intelligencer Best Book of the Year. Catfish and Mandala is the story of an American odyssey-a solo bicy...

Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam

The order of the Knights Hospitaller of St John of Jerusalem is the most long-lived military orders of knighthood. Founded in a hospice on the road to Jerusalem, it never numbered more than an active few thousand. In the order's frequent clashes w...

The Shield and the Sword (Classic Military History)

Peter S. Bridges's service as an American ambassador to Somalia capped his three decades as a career officer in the American Foreign Service. Safirka, a frank description of his experiences in Somalia and elsewhere, offers pointed assessments of A...

Safirka: An American Envoy

The Bible might be called a library of freedom - not just temporal freedom but enduring freedom in the truest sense of that expression. Horace Greeley, founding editor of the New York Tribune, said "it is impossible to mentally or socially enslave...

THE SOLDIER'S BIBLE: with Special Prayer and Devotional Section for Army Personnel; Green, Bonded Leather with Slide-Tab Closure

A riveting account of the role of Americans in the evolution of the Tokyo underworld in the years since 1945. In the ashes of postwar Japan lay a gold mine for certain opportunistic, expatriate Americans. Addicted to the volatile energy of Tokyo's...

Tokyo Underworld: The Fast Times and Hard Life of an American Gangster in Japan

The personal account of a guerrilla fighter in the French Foreign Legion, reveals the Nazi Battalion's inhumanities to Indochinese villagers. -- This text refers to the Kindle Edition edition.

Devil's Guard

Although frequently overlooked between the American Revolution and the Civil War, the War of 1812 tested a rising generation of American leaders; unified the United States with a renewed sense of national purpose; and set the stage for westward ex...

1812: The War That Forged a Nation (P.S.)

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