Examines the new generation of Al-Qaeda leaders, explains the wider aims of both organizations, and provides an analysis of major terrorist incidents.
Documents the anti-apartheid advocate's ten-year effort to unite his country, during which he worked with proponents of apartheid from his jail cell, won the presidency, and helped South Africa's national rugby team host the World Cup as part of a unifying campaign.
The former president offers a candid journey through the defining decisions of his life and presidency, discussing the 2000 election, 9/11, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and Hurricane Katrina, as well as his decision to quit drinking, discovery of faith, and [...]
Where Men Win Glory is a profoundly eloquent and affecting account of heroism - a millionaire sports star who gave it all up after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, to fight for his country with the US Army in Afghanistan: only to be killed by one of his own platoon. The [...]
Traces the controversial story of NFL player and soldier Pat Tillman, describing the military's efforts to hide the truth about his death by friendly fire, in an account that draws on Tillman's journals and letters as well as interviews with family members and fellow soldiers.
A Navy SEAL Team Six sniper reveals how he became an elite soldier while recounting the dramatic mission that nearly cost him his life, offering insider perspectives on his team's extensive training process at the Marine's Scout Sniper School.
In conflicts around the world, there is an increasingly popular weapon system that needs negligible technology. What are these cheap, renewable, plentiful, sophisticated, and expendable weapons? Children. This book provides an introduction to the child soldier phenomenon, [...]
A strong case for the withdrawal of the United States from the war in Iraq explains that the U.S. presence is a major source of instability and suffering for the Iraqi people, challenges Bush's motives behind the invasion, and proposes strategies for thegrowing anti-war movement.
The real Top Gun - the dramatic account of the US Navy's fighter pilots and how they took back the skies over Vietnam
A work on the historical and contemporary realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It challenges the conventional view of the struggle as driven primarily by irrational, nationalist and religious ideologies. It focuses on the relatively neglected dimensions - [...]
In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited and East Germany ceased to exist. In this book, Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germany, including the story of Miriam, who as a 16-year-old might have [...]
Thema dieses Bandes sind Praktiken von Internationaler Solidarität und Internationaler Entwicklung, die von sozialen Bewegungen, Organisationen und Staaten initiiert wurden, die in der Tradition der Arbeiterbewegungen agierten. Internationale Solidarität wird grundsätzlich [...]
Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject History Europe - Germany - Postwar Period, Cold War, printed single-sided, grade: 2,0, University of Luxembourg, language: English, abstract: A detailed historical account of the comprehensive reconstruction and integration [...]
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