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Khan, Sulmaan Wasif

Summary: "As tensions over Taiwan escalate, the United States and China stand on the brink of a catastrophic war. Resolving the impasse demands we understand how it began. In 1943, America declared that Japanese-held Taiwan would return to China at the conclusion of World War II. The Chinese civil war led to a change of plans. The Communist Party came to power in China and the defeated Nationalist...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2024

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Inboden, William

Summary: "An in-depth and masterful account of how Ronald Reagan's foreign policy "team of rivals" ended the Cold War and laid the foundation for the twenty-first century. Today, the ending of the Cold War seems a foregone conclusion. But in the early 1980s, U.S. intelligence predicted the Soviet Union would last another century. Ronald Reagan entered the White House with no certainty of what would...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 INB

Sanger, David E.

Summary: "A fast-paced account of America's plunge into simultaneous Cold Wars against two very different adversaries--Xi Jinping's China and Vladimir Putin's Russia--based on deep reporting from inside the White House, U.S. intelligence agencies, technology firms, and foreign governments"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2024

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Hill, Marc Lamont

Summary: "In this major work of daring criticism and analysis, scholar and political commentator Marc Lamont Hill and Israel-Palestine expert Mitchell Plitnick spotlight how one-sided pro-Israel policies reflect the truth-bending grip of authoritarianism on both Israel and the United States. Except for Palestine argues that progressives and liberals who oppose regressive policies on immigration, racial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2022

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Summary: A collection of documentaries made during World War II using actual newsreel footage, chronicling important events of the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WOR

Neering, Rosemary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.774 NEE

Hurd, Will

Summary: "From former Republican Congressman and CIA Officer Will Hurd, a bold political playbook for America rooted in the timeless ideals of bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values. It's getting harder to get big things done in America. The gears of our democracy have been mucked up by political nonsense. To meet the era-defining challenges of the 21st century, our country needs a reboot....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 HUR

Stephanopoulos, George

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Summary: "George Stephanopoulos, former senior advisor to President Clinton and for more than 20 years host of This Week and Good Morning America, recounts never-before-told crises that decided the course of history, from the place 12 presidents made their highest-pressure decisions: the White House Situation Room. No room better defines American power and its role in the world than the White House...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 STE

Coll, Steve

Summary: "From bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll, the definitive story of the decades-long relationship between the United States and Saddam Hussein, and a deeply researched and news breaking investigation into how human error, cultural miscommunication, and hubris led to one of the greatest geopolitical conflicts of our time When the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, its...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 COL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 COL

Bradley, James

Summary: A vast history of American-Chinese relations from its missionary origins to the eve of WWII. Dark portraits of those whom conventional history has acclaimed, potent in its critique of the missionary instinct, and brilliant in its exploration of the power of myth and mirage to convince men and women and nations that destiny is on their side, this is James Bradley's most intrepid work yet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.730 BRA

Schweizer, Peter

Summary: "Peter Schweizer investigates the apathy American elites' have about China's undermining of American society"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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Reid, Stuart A.

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Summary: "A spellbinding work of history that reads like a Cold War spy thriller-about the US-sanctioned plot to assassinate the democratically elected leader of the newly independent Congo"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 967.51031 REI

Johnston, Jake

Summary: "Haiti's state is near-collapse: armed groups have overrun the country, many government officials have fled after the 2021 assassination of President Moise and not a single elected leader holds office, refugees desperately set out on boats to reach the US and Latin America, and the economy reels from the after-effects of disasters, both man-made and natural, that destroyed much of Haiti's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2024

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Charter, David

Summary: "From the moment she first enchanted the world as a youthful princess, Queen Elizabeth II found a unique place in American hearts-and she also played an unprecedented role in forging transatlantic ties. Over her seventy-year reign, she developed extraordinary and varied personal bonds with thirteen U.S. presidents-Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, both Bush Sr. and Jr.,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2024

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Bunker, Nick

Summary: "At the midpoint of the twentieth century, Sir Winston Churchill called the United States "this gigantic capitalist organization, with its vast and superabundant productive power." The dollar reigned supreme and Pittsburgh and Detroit were at the summit of their power and prestige. From Washington, American statesmen sought to guide the destiny of nations. Victorious in the elections of 1948,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73009 BUN

Heilbrunn, Jacob

Summary: "A leading journalist and public intellectual explains the long, disturbing history behind the American Right's embrace of foreign dictators, from Kaiser Wilhelm and Mussolini to Putin and Orban"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2024

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Summary: The DVD contains eight, roughly 20-minute master class lectures, one for each GD topic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 GRE

Summary: The Great Decisions briefing book features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on eight issues of concern to U.S. policymakers today. Written by carefully selected experts, each article offers policy options for U.S. officials as well as questions and tools for discussion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Foreign Policy Association, Inc. 2024

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29 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 GRE
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 GRE

Orange, Tommy

Summary: Colorado, 1864. Star, a young survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, is brought to the Fort Marion Prison Castle, where he is forced to learn English and practice Christianity. Oakland, 2018. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield is barely holding her family together after the shooting that nearly took the life of her nephew Orvil. Now adrift, Opal searches for a way to heal her wounded family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Conway, Elly

Summary: "A luxury train speeding towards Moscow and a date with destiny. A CIA plane downed in the jungles of the Golden Triangle. A Nazi hoard entombed in the remote mountains of South-West Poland. A missing treasure, the eighth wonder of the world, lost for seven decades. One Russian magnate's dream of restoring a nation to greatness has set in motion a chain of events which will take the world to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 2024

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Conway

Leon, Joel

Summary: "A beautiful, painful, and soaring tribute to everything that Black men are and can be"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 LEO

Summary: From the east: "A journey from the end of summer to deepest winter, across Eastern Europe to Moscow."--Container

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHA

Summary: In Treatment season three continues to center around Dr. Paul Weston who continues to cope with the after-effects of his recent divorce, as well as his move to Brooklyn to continue his practice. In the midst of new emotional and physical challenges (including hand tremors he fears might be the onset of Parkinson's Disease, which killed his father), Paul will be treating three new patients, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IN RATED R

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IN

Isikoff, Michael

Summary: "In Find Me the Votes, two years of immersive reporting by Isikoff and Klaidman has produced the most authoritative and dramatic account yet of a defeated president's conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election and how a local Georgia prosecutor--a daughter of the civil rights movement--decided to indict him and his allies for his desperate attempt to hold on to power. From the beginning, Fani...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve, Hachette Book Group 2024

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