Rainbow Six (A Jack Ryan Novel)

By Tom Clancy

Over the process 9 novels, Tom Clancy's genius for giant, compelling plots and his usual narrative present (The big apple instances Magazine) have mesmerized countless numbers of hundreds of thousands of readers and confirmed him as one of many preeminent storytellers of our time. Rainbow Six, in spite of the fact that, is going past something he has performed before.

At its middle is John Clark, the ex-Navy SEAL of Without Remorse and recognized from numerous of Clancy's novels as "the darkish aspect of Jack Ryan," the guy who conducts the key operational missions Ryan may have no a part of. no matter if searching warlords in Japan, druglords in Colombia, or nuclear terrorists within the usa, Clark is effective and lethal, yet even he has ghosts in his prior, demons that needs to be exorcised. And not anything is extra demonic than the peril he needs to face in Rainbow Six: a gaggle of terrorists like none the area has ever encountered prior to, a band of guys and girls so severe that their luck may actually suggest the top of lifestyles in this earth as we all know it. it really is Tom Clancy's so much stunning tale ever--and towards truth than any executive may care to admit.

As Clancy takes us in the course of the twists and turns of Rainbow Six, he blends the phenomenal realism and authenticity which are his hallmarks with tricky plotting, knife-edge suspense, and a outstanding forged of characters. this is often Clancy at his best--and there's none better.

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Osama Bin Laden

By Michael Scheuer

11th of September nearly immediately remade American politics and international coverage. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Patriot Act, water boarding and Guantanamo are examples of its profound and far-reaching results. yet regardless of its enormous impact--and a deluge of books approximately al-Qaeda and Islamist terrorism--no one has written a significant overview of the fellow who deliberate it, Osama bin encumbered. to be had biographies depict bin weighted down as an historic determine, the mastermind in the back of 11th of September, yet now not suitable to the realm it created. those money owed, Michael Scheuer strongly believes, have contributed to a common and unsafe denial of his carrying on with value and gear.

during this e-book, Scheuer presents a much-needed corrective--a hard-headed, heavily reasoned portrait of bin weighted down, exhibiting him to be a determine of outstanding management abilities, strategic genius, and huge rhetorical talents. the 1st head of the CIA's bin weighted down Unit, the place he led the hassle to trace down bin encumbered, Scheuer attracts from a wealth of data approximately bin encumbered and his evolution from peaceable Saudi dissident to America's so much sought after. laying off mild on his improvement as a theologian, media manipulator, and paramilitary commander, Scheuer uses the entire speeches and interviews bin encumbered has given in addition to long interviews, testimony, and formerly untranslated files written by way of those that grew up with bin weighted down in Saudi Arabia, served as his bodyguards and drivers, and fought along him opposed to the Soviets. The bin encumbered who emerges from those money owed is religious, gifted, sufferer, and ruthless; in different phrases, a really bold and implacable enemy of the West.

Acclaim for Imperial Hubris: Why the West is wasting the battle on Terrorism

"Pulls few punches...a attention-grabbing window on America's struggle with Al Qaeda."
--Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

"No critical observer of the conflict on terrorism can forget about this scathing critique."
--Peter Bergen, writer of Holy warfare, Inc.

"A strong, persuasive research of the terrorist risk and the Bush administration's failed efforts to struggle it."
--Richard A. Clarke, Washington publish publication World

"A fire-breathing denunciation of U.S. counterterrorism policy."
--Julian Borger, The Guardian

"Presents overwhelmingly persuasive proof to buttress a bunch of important and arguable arguments."
--Benjamin Schwarz, Atlantic Monthly

"Destined to turn into a vintage within the box of counterterrorism analysis."
--Bruce Hoffman, writer of Inside Terrorism

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Bomb Squad: A Year Inside the Nation's Most Exclusive Police Unit

By Richard Esposito

An remarkable behind-the-scenes examine the boys who guard us from the main scary prospect of lifestyles within the age of terrorism

"In my brain it is all company; i do not fear approximately my family members, i do not fear a couple of functionality that i am doing after paintings, I simply fear approximately what is to hand. and what is to hand is that package." --Detective First Grade Joe Putkowski, NYPD Bomb Squad

The manhattan urban Police division Bomb Squad is the oldest such squad within the country, based in 1903. every year its thirty-three contributors make greater than 200 stress-filled "bomb runs," within which they cost suspicious briefcases, defuse hand grenades, or even reply to "art" initiatives built with actual explosives. the general public hardly sees those men--and after they do, it's always from a distance, telephoto photos of helmeted figures in ninety-pound matches of Kevlar armor.

Starting on December 31, 2003, within the middle of the recent Year's Eve motion in instances sq., newshounds Richard Esposito and Ted Gerstein had particular entry to the nation's such a lot elite police unit for a complete 12 months. Their usually chilling, never-before-told stories from front line supply a unprecedented view of the household conflict on terrorism.

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The Incendiary: The Misadventures of John the Painter, First Modern Terrorist

By Jessica Warner

His genuine identify used to be James Aitken, although he was once higher referred to as "John the Painter," and through the early months of the yankee Revolution, he wreaked havoc in England via acting acts of terror on behalf of the USA. during this first full-length chronicle of the guy who tried to burn down royal army yards throughout England, Jessica Warner paints a tart and unique portrait of the world's first sleek terrorist. on the peak of the scare, King George III bought day-by-day briefings from his ministers, the Bow road Runners have been at the chase, newspapers revealed sensational tales, and in Parliament a invoice used to be rushed via to droop habeas corpus. this is often rollicking renowned background with anything for each reader—authentic 18th-century surroundings, well timed social heritage, overseas political intrigue, terrorism, chase scenes, spies, a double agent or , a jailhouse snitch, the king, a tender girl innocently tending her sheep, and masses more.

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Politika (Tom Clancy's Power Plays, Book 1)

By Jerome Preisler, Tom Clancy

It is 1999. The unexpected demise of Russia's president has thrown the Russian Federation into chaos. Devastating crop mess ups have left hundreds of thousands within the grip of famine, and an rebellion turns out inevitable.

certainly one of Russia's provisional leaders asks the yankee president for support. however the entire international is observing while a dangerous terrorist assault stuns the us and proof issues to the Russian govt.

Amidst the turmoil in Russia, American businessman Roger Gordian unearths his multinational company and its staff in jeopardy. made up our minds to discover these liable for the assault, he calls upon his predicament regulate staff to interven. yet Gordian does not notice how a ways the terrorists will pass and what sort of he has to lose...

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Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush's War on Iraq

By Sheldon Rampton

Guns of Mass Deception unearths:

  • How the Iraq conflict used to be bought to the yankee public via expert P.R. ideas.
  • "The First Casualty": Lies that have been advised relating to the Iraq conflict.
  • Euphemisms and jargon relating to the Iraq warfare, e.g. "shock and awe," "Operation Iraqi Freedom," "axis of evil," "coalition of the willing," and so on.
  • "War as Opportunity": How the conflict on terrorism and the warfare on Iraq were used as advertising hooks to promote items and rules that experience not anything to do with scuffling with terrorism.
  • "Brand America": The efforts of Charlotte Beers and different U.S. propaganda campaigns designed to win hearts abroad.
  • "The Mass Media as Propaganda Vehicle": How information assurance Washington's lead and language.

The booklet contains a word list — "Propaganda: A User's advisor" — and assets to aid american citizens style throughout the deceptions to work out the strings in the back of Washington's crusade to promote the Iraq battle to the general public.

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Guide to Islamist Movements (2 Volume Set)

This is often the 1st finished advisor to modern-day most vital, but least understood transnational ideology - political Islamism. The move takes many kinds, starting from electoral participation to innovative terrorism and international jihad, and impacts the politics of just about each nation world wide. The consultant examines the movement's various teams, rules, and actions, together with the ideals, organizational buildings, and interactions of the several teams. It specializes in thinkers and ideologies, activities and events, and responding govt regulations and repression. The consultant starts off with normal essays. the 1st is an summary of up to date Islamism that assesses its roots within the historical past of Islam and lines the increase of Islamist suggestion during the 20th century to modern instances. the second one essay addresses the idea that of 'global jihad' and jihadist events, specifically in dating to terrorism, and offers historical past to a number of the teams and pursuits mentioned within the publication. Following those introductions, sections are geared up geographically and canopy the components of excessive, and recognized, Islamist job - Sub-Shaharan Africa, Asia, Australia and the Pacific, significant Asia, North Africa and the center East, Europe, and the Western Hemisphere. Essays in the sections study particular nations and areas, and aspect the teams and actions inside of those parts. The essays contain specific bibliographic info for extra learn.

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Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

By Neil Strauss

With an identical sharp eye, quickly wit and narrative force that made "The online game" a bestseller, Neil Strauss takes us on a white-knuckle trip via America's middle of darkness as he scrambles to flee the approach. because the financial downturn, carrying on with weather swap and the existing terrorist hazard turn out that the risks dealing with our international loom greater than ever, Strauss comes to a decision he is had sufficient. quickly he's investigating methods of having moment citizenship at the island of St. Kitts, maintaining his resources offshore, and making neighbors with an elite workforce of billionaires who're pondering the exact same factor. Strauss' thirst for survival turns into extra severe as he prepares for the tip Of the realm As we all know It. He trains with weapons, learns American Indian monitoring abilities, hides caches of provides and acquires a unique forces bike to aid him 'bug out'. whilst The Shit Hits The Fan, this publication may well simply keep your lifestyles.

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State Terrorism and Neoliberalism: The North in the South

By Ruth Blakeley

This e-book explores the complicity of democratic states from the worldwide North in nation terrorism within the worldwide South. It evaluates the connection among using country terrorism via Northern liberal democracies and efforts through these states to extra comprise the South into the worldwide political economic system and to entrench neoliberalism.

Most scholarship on terrorism has a tendency to disregard kingdom terrorism through Northern democracies, focusing in its place on terrorist threats to Northern pursuits from intolerant actors. The ebook money owed for the absence of Northern nation terrorism from terrorism reports, and offers an in depth conceptualisation of nation terrorism on the subject of different kinds of country violence. The e-book explores country terrorism as utilized by eu and early American imperialists to safe territory, to coerce slave and compelled salary labour, and to defeat nationwide liberation routine throughout the means of decolonisation. It examines using kingdom terrorism through the U.S. in the course of the chilly struggle to defeat political events that may threaten US elite pursuits. eventually, it assesses the practices of Northern liberal democratic states within the 'War on Terror' and exhibits that many Northern liberal democracies were energetic in country terrorism, together with via awesome rendition.

This booklet could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of severe terrorism experiences, safeguard experiences, South American politics, US overseas coverage and IR in general.

Ruth Blakeley is a lecturer in diplomacy on the collage of Kent. She holds a PhD in diplomacy from the collage of Bristol.

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Le Prince vert : du Hamas aux services secrets israéliens

By Mosab Hassan Yousef, Ron Brackin

De 1997 à 2007 Mosab Hassan Yousef était le «Prince vert».
C'est sous ce nom de code qu'il renseignait los angeles Sécurité intérieure israélienne, le Shin wager, tout en militant au sein du Hamas, l'une des businesses palestiniennes les plus radicales.
Arrêté au sortir de l'adolescence par l'armée israélienne, il bascule lorsqu'en criminal il est confronté à l. a. barbarie dont font preuve les membres du Hamas envers les autres prisonniers palestiniens. À sa libération, mettant constamment sa vie en probability, il devient los angeles pièce maîtresse des prone secrets and techniques israéliens au sein de l'organisation cofondée par son père, un informateur si précieux que son lifestyles n'est connue que d'une poignée de hauts responsables de l'État hébreu.
Agent double au cœur de los angeles poudrière du Proche-Orient, Mosab Hassan Yousef a vécu au plus près, et des deux côtés, les événements de l. a. seconde Intifada. Il livre ici un témoignage inédit sur l. a. répression dans les territoires occupés, l. a. guerre civile qui oppose depuis 1993 les différentes factions palestiniennes, le fonctionnement du Shin guess et l'organisation des attentats-suicides par les terroristes du Hamas.
Si Mosab Hassan Yousef est allé jusqu'à rompre avec ses proches, son peuple et son identité, c'est d'abord pour entraver los angeles spirale infernale des attentats et des représailles. Jamais il n'a touché d'argent en échange et ses informations et son seul yet a toujours été de sauver des vies dans les deux camps – l. a. liste des attentats qu'il a aidé à déjouer, parfois au dernier second, est là pour le prouver.
Document exceptionnel à l'image des Mémoires des plus grands espions, Le Prince vert nous plonge dans le quotidien du peuple palestinien entre désir de paix et sanctification du martyre.

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