Political Science

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    Hunting Bin Laden
    How Al-Qaeda is Winning the War on Terror
    By Rob Schultheis
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An in-depth look at why America is losing the War on Terror and what we should do if we really want to defeat Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda. "I first met al-Qaeda before there was an al-Qaeda, way back in the winter of 1984. It was an encounter that came within a split second of costing me my life." So... [READ MORE]
    DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans
    No More Gangs in Government
    By Jesse Ventura, By Dick Russell
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans uncovers the truth about how corporations have bought the American electoral and legislative process through the power of lobbyists, campaign contributions, and political action committees. Using historical details, such as the development of the two-party system and the advent... [READ MORE]
    Letters to America
    Courageous Voices from the Past
    By Tom Blair, Foreword by Tom Brokaw
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Letters to America was written to energize Americans at a time of economic stress and self-doubt. By reading of the sacrifices the previous American generations – that often endured everyday hardships beyond the comprehension of those of us with running water – challenges confronting individual modern... [READ MORE]
    Journal of the Plague Year
    An Insider's Chronicle of Eliot Spitzer's Short and Tragic Reign
    By Lloyd Constantine
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The March 10, 2008, disclosure that Governor Eliot Spitzer had patronized prostitutes from the Emperors Club VIP sex ring shocked New Yorkers and his admirers around the world, who had celebrated Spitzer as the "Sheriff of Wall Street" and a likely future U.S. president.Ironically, one man's disillusionment... [READ MORE]
    Pirates, Terrorists, and Warlords
    The History, Influence, and Future of Armed Groups Around the World
    Edited by Jeffrey H. Norwitz
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Pirates, warlords, guerillas, criminal organizations, drug cartels, apocalyptic religious extremists, police agencies, terrorists: these are classic insurgents whose past, present, and future is dissected in this important book. Contributing writers including Martha Crenshaw, T. X. Hammes, Russell Howard,... [READ MORE]
    Reining in the Imperial Presidency
    Lessons and Recommendations Relating to the Presidency of George W. Bush
    By John C. Conyers
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Through transcripts, memos, and analysis, Representative John C. Conyers, Jr. and the House Judiciary Committee reveal how the Bush administration again and again assumed more power than the Constitution allows, and circumvented the traditional checks and balances of our system. From ignoring laws that... [READ MORE]
    Dead Wrong
    Straight Facts on the Country's Most Controversial Cover-Ups
    By Richard Belzer, By David Wayne, Afterword by Jesse Ventura
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    For years, the government has put out hits on people that they found “expendable,” or who they felt were “talking too much,” covering up their assassinations with drug overdoses and mysterious suicides. In Dead Wrong, a study of the scientific and forensic facts of various Government cover-ups, Richard... [READ MORE]
    Osama bin Laden Files
    Letters and Documents Discovered by SEAL Team Six During Their Raid on bin Laden's Compound
    Commentaries by The Combating Terrorism Center
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “An intriguing glimpse into the aging al-Qaeda leader’s thoughts as his life neared its end.” —Washington Post “A sort of anthropology of a terror network.” —The New York Times “A rare, often fascinating glimpse of al-Qaeda and its leadership.” —BBC News On May 2, 2011, US Navy SEALs and CIA operatives... [READ MORE]
    The Official Senate Report on CIA Torture
    Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program
    By Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Foreword by Dianne Feinstein, With John McCain
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Now available to the public for the first time, the Senate's landmark torture report delivers a damning indictment on CIA interrogation practices.Finally declassified and released after five years in the making, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s torture program, which describes... [READ MORE]
    Little Book of Conflict Transformation
    Clear Articulation Of The Guiding Principles By A Pioneer In The Field
    By John Lederach
    (Good Books)
    This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict—that eternally beleaguering human situation.John Paul Lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels—person-to-person, factions within communities,... [READ MORE]
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