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    A critical reassessment of Enoch Powell's legacy, now in paperback.

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    Released to mark the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Georgia in August 2006.

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    The gripping tale of Adam White's journey to uncover the truth behind the murder of the British Ambassador. A must-have for thriller fans.

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    In this timely book, Luuk van Middelaar draws on his long experience working behind the scenes in European politics to explain the complexities of cooperation in Europe. By assessing the past he illuminates the present state of European unification and offers insights into what the future holds.

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    This book provides a comprehensive account of the current state of government action and political participation in the United States on the issue of climate change.

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    Drawing on a wealth of unpublished accounts, diaries and oral histories, this brilliant book describes the summit at Bretton Woods in stunning colour and clarity. This is an extraordinarily accomplished work of history from a talented new writer.

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    The challenges of rapid globalization and the new and existing structures which can solve the problems which increasingly spill over national boundaries.

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    The bestselling introductory guide to the Israel/Palestine conflict.

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    Absolutely everything you need to know about the EU, ahead of the European elections 2014.

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    This is the account of Kim Philby that MI6 didn't want you to read.

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    An account of one the greatest political comebacks in history, told by senior White House correspondents.

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    Marc Bennetts takes us straight to the beating heart of the opposition movement, introducing a brave new generation of Russian dissidents.

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    The incredible story of the lone female Jewish MP who stood up to apartheid.

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    A vivid and revealing exploration of the way in which myth, power and religion interact to produce the love-hate relationship between the Russian people and Vladimir Putin.

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    In this major new volume, Douglas Alexander and Ian Kearns bring together a group of new world thinkers, diplomats, visionaries and statesmen to review the radical changes under way and to explore their implications for our foreign policy.

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    The exchange of ideas makes history as surely as the exchange of gunfire. The Age of Globalization (previously published as Under Three Flags) is an account of the unlikely connections that made up...

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    Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequ...

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    This masterful exploration of how Europe chose its path towards war will change and enrich how we see this defining moment in our history.

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    Churchill's Bomb is an original and controversial book which reveals a little-known side of Britain's great war-leader.

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    The early years of Syrian-US relations can be described as hopes dashed, hopes revived. Although American missionaries had visited the Middle East in the nineteenth century, it was not until after World War I that Syrian and US dignitaries met in an official capacity.

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    In On Western Terrorism Noam Chomsky, world renowned dissident intellectual, discusses Western power and propaganda with filmmaker and investigative journalist Andre Vltchek. The discussion weaves historical narrative with the two men's personal experiences which have led them to a life of activism.

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    Written in a clear and accessible style by the advocacy director of a national peace organization and former Middle East analyst for the Congressional Research Service, Shattered Hopes offers an informed history of the Obama administration’s policies and maps out a true path forward for the United States to help achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace.

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    The Empire Trap looks at how modern U.S. involvement in the empire business began, how American foreign policy became increasingly tied to the sway of private financial interests, and how postwar administrations finally extricated the United States from economic interventionism, even though the government had the will and power to continue.

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    With the same directness that defined his career in public service, Rumsfeld's memoir is filled with previously undisclosed details and insights about the Bush administration, 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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    This is an urgent and authoritative account of the seismic political changes rocking the Middle East, from one of the foremost reporters of our time.

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    A genuinely new biography of Churchill, focusing on his contradictory and lifelong relationship with the British Empire.

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    Gerges examines the complex relationship between the United States and the Middle East, with a focus on the situations Obama has been faced with and the decisions he has had to make.

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    In this riveting Cold War history, highly acclaimed author Brian Latell offers us a new and surprising look at Fidel Castro. Latell draws his narrative on personal interviews with high level defectors from Cuba's intelligence, many of whom have not spoken out for over nearly five decades.

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    The age of American global dominance is ending. In recent years, risky economic and foreign policies have steadily eroded the power structure in place since the Cold War. And now, staggering under a huge burden of debt, the country must make some tough choices—or watch its creditors walk away.

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    China is rising. But how should the West - and the United States in particular - respond? This could be the key geopolitical question of the twenty-first century, according to strategic expert Hugh White, with huge implications for the future security and prosperity of the West as a whole.

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    Ever since Fidel Castro assumed power in Cuba in 1959, Americans have obsessed about the nation ninety miles south of the Florida Keys. America's fixation on the tropical socialist republic has only grown over the years, fueled in part by successive waves of Cuban immigration and Castro's larger-than-life persona.

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    The product of painstaking research and countless interviews, A High Price offers a nuanced, definitive historical account of Israel's bold but often failed efforts to fight terrorist groups.

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    The global crash has dramatically changed the world's balance of power. America, once the world's hyper-power, is in retreat and mired in debt. Europe confronts a similar fate and with weaker animal spirits for help. But China's rise seems unstoppable. The Asian century, long predicted, is arriving 20 years faster than expected.

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    The inspiring story of JFK, the Cold War, and the power of oratory to change the course of history.

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    As the Western-Iranian impasse continues to dominate international affairs, politicians and the media confidently proclaim Iran the greatest threat to the Western World. But this villainous mask obscures a far more complex identity formed by a vibrant and tumultuous history.

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    Codenamed HERO, Penkovsky is widely seen as the most important spy of the Cold War, and the CIA-MI6 operation, run as the world stood on the brink of nuclear destruction, has never been bettered.

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    A Woman in Charge reveals the true trajectory of Hillary's astonishing life and career.

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    In Spies We Trust reveals the full story of the Anglo-American intelligence relationship - ranging from the deceits of World War I to the mendacities of 9/11 - for the first time.

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    In this follow-up to the extremely successful Losing Small Wars, Frank Ledwidge analyses the cost - both financial and human - of Britain's involvement in the Afghanistan war.

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    The age of American global dominance is over. This brilliant new book from one of the FT's most senior writers shows how it ended and where the US needs to turn to prevent the crisis from deepening further.

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    In this provocative book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, both conservatives and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology, of unprecedented military might wed to a blind faith in the universality of American values.

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    Tony Wright's Very Short Introduction to British Politics is an interpretative essay on the British political system, rather than an abbreviated textbook on how it currently works.

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    Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Jeremy Scahill's latest expose: the USA's secret foreign policy and its covert operations in the 'War on Terror'.

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    In this readable and accessible book, leading UKIP politician Gerard Batten looks at the constitutional issues surrounding Britain's membership of the European Union.

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    Representing Europeans takes a fresh and quizzical look at the problems facing the European Union. Bringing decades of experience to bear on the deep, structural problems currently facing the EU, Richard Rose spells out why it can no longer carry on with integration by stealth.

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    Sir Edward Grey was the longest continuous serving Foreign Secretary of his or any age. Edwardian Requiem is the remarkable portrait of a complex and enigmatic statesman who presided over the twilight of old Europe.

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    In this wide-ranging yet succinct history, David Scott challenges some of our longest held beliefs in how Britain achieved its constitutional might. Where other histories have concentrated on a narrow chronology, 'Leviathan: The Rise of Britain as a World Power' encompasses a broad spectrum, tracing the connections made across time as never before.

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    An extraordinary insider’s account of British foreign policy under Margaret Thatcher by one of her key advisers.

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    In this book, eleven leading theorists debate the normative challenges of preventive war through the lens of important public and political issues of war and peace in the twenty-first century.

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    How Europe shapes British public policy examines the development of the EU as a sectarian issue in the UK. This book gives new and essential insights for students and practitioners of politics, governance and international relations.

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    The war revealed the ineptitude of the British military and unexpectedly exposed the corrupt underside of imperialism - in the establishment of the first concentration camps, the shooting of Boer prisoners-of-war and the embezzlement of military supplies by British officers.

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    Allies with the Infidel places the events of 1543 in the context of the power politics of the sixteenth century. Relying on contemporary Ottoman and French sources, it presents the realpolitik of diplomacy with 'infidels' in the early modern era.

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    Another great addition to the series, a very short introduction to American politics.

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    Foreign Intervention in Africa chronicles the foreign political and military interventions in Africa from 1956 to 2010, during the periods of decolonisation and the Cold War, as well as during the periods of state collapse and the 'global war on terror'.

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    Africa is forever on our TV screens, but the bad-news stories (famine, genocide, corruption) massively outweigh the good (South Africa). Ever since the process of de-colonialisation began in the mid-1950s, and arguably before, the continent has appeared to be stuck in a process of irreversible decline.

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    An extraordinary study of Hillary Clinton's role in Obama's government.

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    In this deeply informative study, Majda Bne Saad identifies the causes for global hunger embedded in the current global political and economic system and highlights the key challenges facing food deficit countries.

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    In The Dying Sahara, Jeremy Keenan reveals how the designation of the region as a ‘Terror Zone’ has destroyed the lives and livelihoods of thousands of innocent people.

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    In this timely book, Luuk van Middelaar draws on his long experience working behind the scenes in European politics to explain the complexities of cooperation in Europe. By assessing the past he illuminates the present state of European unification and offers insights into what the future holds.

    £25.00

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    Former Secretary General of the Commonwealth reveals what went on behind the scenes in this compelling account of running an international organisation in a complex world

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    This volume of essays explores the history and current state of the lawless frontier of "Talibanistan," from the groups that occupy its various sub-regions to the effects of counterinsurgency and military intervention

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    The inside story of six crucial British foreign policy challenges since the Second World War - from the Korean War to the Falklands crisis

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    Far from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the US and al-Qaeda are fighting a clandestine war of drones and suicide bombers. It began in 2006, when twenty-three men escaped from a political prison in Yemen's capital. Later they were joined by a dozen men released from Guantanamo Bay. Now, they stand ready to hijack the Arab Spring.

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    "International Relations" is the multi-disciplinary and heterogeneous study which goes to the heart of relations between states and international organisations embracing international politics, economics, political economy, diplomatic and international history.

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    American critics who deeply fear a "China threat" have unduly influenced government policy. "China hawks" believe China intends to push the United States out of Asia and dominate the world. Protectionists argue that China threatens American jobs and prosperity.

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    Written by the leading UK writer on American international relations, The Rise and Fall of the American Empire will be a highly influential contribution to American debates on the importance and the impact of the Bush era.

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    Prize-winning investigative journalist Ian Cobain looks beyond the cover-ups and the attempts to dismiss brutality as the work of a few rogue interrogators, to reveal a secret and shocking record of torture

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    In this entertaining and engaging memoir, former ambassador Sherard Cowper-Coles lifts the lid on embassy life throughout the world.

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    From the acclaimed, award-winning author of Dark Continent and Hitler's Empire, comes a visionary, far-reaching history of two centuries of international government that also goes to the heart of current world crises.

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    Looking at the reform of the British Diplomatic Service and Foreign Office as well as the role of ambassadors, the use of 'special' envoys, summits and state visits, John Young sheds light on how diplomacy was organised from 1963-76 in order to put into effect the country's foreign policy and on how diplomatic practice changed over time to make it more effective.

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    ‘China in Ten Words captures the heart of the Chinese people in an intimate, profound and often disturbing way. If you think you know China, you will be challenged to think again. If you don’t know China, you will be introduced to a country that is unlike anything you have heard from travellers or read about in the news’ Wall Street Journal

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    Veteran political journalist Andrew Alexander tells the story of US Foreign Policy since 1945.

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    In this ground-breaking book, Mark Curtis reveals the covert history of British collusion with radical Islamic and terrorist groups.

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    All eyes are on Iran. One man has emerged pivotal to the country's future direction: Mohammad Khatami. Not only his politics but his entire persona stand in stark contrast to his political rival Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose four-year presidency has proved so fatefully controversial for Iran.

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    Have the diplomatic efforts of the Obama administration toward Iran failed?

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    As Europe's public realms face upheaval, this is the first book to identify how social solidarity is being reinvented from below and redefined from above. Interdisciplinary transnational approaches...

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    The controversy over settlements in the occupied territories is a far more intractable problem for Israel than is widely perceived, Gadi Taub observes in this illuminating book.

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    ‘Mearsheimer...teas[es] out in readable prose and cool analysis the differences between lying, cheating, concealment, and deception, and then between several kinds of lying – interstate, fear-mongering, strategic cover-up, and nationalist myth-making. He exhaustively examines each for cause and effect, policy and political consequences, crossovers between domestic and foreign territory, and much more’ Australian Book Review

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    Post-9/11 security anxiety. A renewed war on drugs. Inaction on immigration. Economic collapse. All of it makes for a combustible brew, and the fire is burning hottest on the Southwestern border.Th...

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    Former head of the UK Defence Intelligence Staff's nuclear, biological and chemical section, Brian Jones comments upon the way in which Britain was taken to war and the way in which the intelligence was manipulated.

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    Account Rendered is an analysis of the facts and history of rendition intended to get to the truth and to ensure that the UK will not be involved in extraordinary rendition in the future.

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    Skillfully blending intellectual, political, and cultural history, Jan-Werner Muller elucidates the ideas that shaped the period of ideological extremes before 1945 and the liberalization of West European politics after the Second World War.

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    A contribution to one of the most hotly contested issues in Europe, The migration debate provides a well-balanced, critical analysis of UK migration policies, in a European context, from entry cont...

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    American incomprehension of the outside world has been the chief problem in international affairs since the end of World War II. In America and the Imperialism of Ignorance, veteran political journ...

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    Drawing on practices and theories of environmental justice, 'China's responsibility for climate change' describes China's contribution to global warming and analyzes its policy responses. Contribut...

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    In this lively, up-to-the-minute book, technology and politics analyst Micah Sifry tells the story of WikiLeaks in the context of the growing movement for transparency in politics and of the crowdsourcing activism that the Internet and in particular Web 2.0 has made possible.

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    In this title, Jack Matlock refutes the enduring idea that the United States forced the collapse of the Soviet Union by applying military and economic pressure, with wide-ranging implications for U.S. foreign policy.

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    In this title, international relations scholar Allison Stanger shows how contractors became an integral part of American foreign policy, often in scandalous ways - but also maintains that contractors aren't the problem; the absence of good government is.

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    When writing his magnificent life of Robert Peel, Douglas Hurd found himself caught up again in a debate that has always fascinated him – the argument between the noisy popular liberal interv...

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    This timely book describes the services that are now delivered by private contractors and the threat this trend poses to core public values of human rights, democratic accountability, and transparency.

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    With insight and originality, Michael Fellman argues that terrorism, in various forms, has been a constant and driving force in American history.

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    Contemporary Diplomacy offers a comprehensive introduction to the changing actors, venues, processes and functions of diplomacy in the 21st Century. Aimed at students and practitioners alike, this textbook explores the critical theoretical tools that can be employed to understand diplomacy and its evolution since the end of the Cold War. It also shows how the study of diplomacy can contribute to the analysis of 21st Century conflict and international relations more broadly.

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    This fresh examination of the works of Montesquieu seeks to understand the shortcomings of the modern democratic state in light of this great political thinker's insightful critique of commercial republicanism.

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    In this comprehensive comparative analysis of the transpacific alliance and its political, economic, and social foundations, Kent Calder, a leading Japan specialist, asserts that bilateral relations between the two countries are dangerously eroding as both seek broader options in a globally oriented world.

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    A comprehensive survey of British foreign and defence policy since the Second World War with a full assessment of New Labour's record and legacy.

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    The book is essential reading for undergraduates in social policy, sociology, social work, politics and citizenship, providing an understanding of the concept of citizenship in relation to UK, EU and global welfare institutions and covering a range of philosophical, historical and contemporary welfare debates and issues

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    The mandate to protect human lives has given rise to a new form of humanitarian government that moves from one crisis to the next, applying the same battery of technical expertise and reducing people with particular histories and hopes to mere lives to be rescued. This book explores these contemporary states of emergency.

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    In this book, Paul Viotti explores American foreign policy from the founding of the republic in the late 18th Century to the present day

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    This stunning book, based on KGB archives that have never come to light before, provides the most complete account of Soviet espionage in America ever written.

    £15.99

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    Getting Our Way recounts nine stories from Britain's diplomatic annals over the last five hundred years, in which the diplomats themselves are at the centre of the narrative.

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    Change We Can Believe In outlines Barack Obama's vision for America and its standing in the world.

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    ‘‘Antonia Juhasz describes in convincing detail the economic invasion of Iraq - a case study in corporate-driven globalisation strategy … Her greatest merit is to bring together the peace and the anti-globalisation movements in a common cause’’ The Morning Star

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    In his explosive new book, Mark Curtis reveals a new picture of Britain's role in the world since 1945 and in the 'war against terrorism' by offering a comprehensive critique of the Blair government's foreign policy.

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    Noreena Hertz, one of the world's leading experts on economic globalization, tackles Third World Debt as a situation that must be resolved if we are ever to see global stability.

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    The shocking murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme rocked Scandinavia and ignited conspiracy theories the world over. Jan Bondeson attempts to uncover the truth.

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