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Summary: Hang on for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as Jack Bauer unveils darker secrets, faces deadlier conspiracies, and is thrust into more extreme action than ever before! As Day Eight unfolds, Bauer races against the clock to prevent the assassination of a Middle Eastern leader on a vital peace-making mission. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist threat against New York City intensifies and builds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWE

Epstein, Edward Jay

Summary: Challenges the popular image of Edward Snowden as hacker turned avenging angel, while revealing how vulnerable the United States' national security systems have become.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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Edgar, Timothy H.

Summary: America's mass surveillance programs, once secret, can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden began the process in 2013 with his leaks of top secret documents, the Obama administration's own reforms have also helped bring the National Security Agency and its programs of signals intelligence collection out of the shadows. The real question is: What should we do about mass surveillance?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 EDG

Summary: Eighteen months after faking his own death, Jack Bauer returns to L.A. when it becomes clear that the only four people who know he is still alive are being targeted for assassination. The killings coincide with the signing of an anti-terrorism treaty with Russia, leading Jack to suspect a line between the assassinations, the treaty, and a group of Russian terrorists. But as the terror unfolds,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Small, Cathleen

Summary: The borders between the United States and foreign countries are important locations. Goods and people cross them constantly as they move from one nation to another. Readers discover what happens at these borders and how they are protected through enlightening main text and sidebars that provide additional information. Full-color photographs are also included, helping readers visualize the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363 SMA

Summary: The incredible untold story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2016

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

Unger, David C.

Summary: Provides an analysis of the United States government's narrow-minded focus on security in the years since World War II and how it has become huge, unwieldy, and a detriment to democracy and the economy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.033 UNG

Cohen, Eliot A.

Summary: In The Big Stick, Eliot A. Cohen argues that the United States must use military power in support of its foreign policy, but that doing so will be increasingly difficult. The United States must continue to assume primary responsibility for maintaining world order, or risk a chaotic international environment reminiscent of the 1920’s and 1930’s -- but this time with far more devastating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 COH

Coonts, Stephen

Summary: A secret service agent is dead by apparent suicide, a presidential candidate narrowly escapes assassination, and Desk Three is searching for a chilling connection deep inside the Republic of Vietnam. Charlie Dean is in Vietnam to find the source of some threatening email when he comes face to face with a man he thought he had killed; while Deep Black agent, Lia DeFrancesca uncovers the man in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COO

Kaplan, Robert D.

Summary: In "Monsoon," a pivotal examination of the Indian Ocean region and the countries known as "Monsoon Asia," bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan deftly shows how crucial this dynamic area has become to American power in the twenty-first century. Kaplan also offers riveting insights into the economic and naval strategies of China and India and how they will affect U.S. interests, while also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.7301 KAP

Summary: Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to Sparrow School, a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RED

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD RED

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Church, James

Summary: When clues link a beautiful woman's disappearance to a sensitive mission to deliver an agent across the North Korean border, Bing, a director of state security in a volatile region of China, receives reluctant help from his uncle, Inspector O, to navigate an increasingly complex investigation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHU

Kaplan, Robert D.

Summary: In "Monsoon," a pivotal examination of the Indian Ocean region and the countries known as "Monsoon Asia," bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan deftly shows how crucial this dynamic area has become to American power in the twenty-first century. Kaplan also offers riveting insights into the economic and naval strategies of China and India and how they will affect U.S. interests, while also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2011

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

Patterson, Robert

Contents: An officer's oath -- The finger on the nuclear trigger -- Hillary's "football" -- Fear and loathing -- National defense or social petri dish? -- CNN diplomacy -- The war on terrorism -- A time to move on -- Appendix : The dangers we still face, by Caspar Weinberger, former secretary of defense -- President Clinton foreign policy chronology, 1993-2001.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.0335 PAT

Summary: With unprecedented access, this behind-the-scenes chronicle follows director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's encounters with whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CIT

Budiansky, Stephen

Summary: "A sweeping history of the NSA and its codebreaking achievements from World War II through the Cold War shares insights into the challenges faced by cryptanalysts and their role in some of the most complicated events of the twentieth century,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 BUD

Carter, Stephen L.

Summary: Presents an analysis of Barack Obama's views on war and the military in the first two years of his presidency, discussing his evolution from being a peace candidate to being a president conducting two wars and how this change affects national security and the nation's future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beast Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 CAR

Summary: When 4400 missing people emerge from nowhere, the Department of Homeland Security wants to know why. But the answers aren't coming easy, and by the time they do ... it might be too late.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Berry, Steve

Summary: Shot down over Siberia in what was to be a simple meet-and-greet-mission, ex-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone is forced into a fight for survival against Aleksandr Zorin, whose loyalty to the former Soviet Union has festered for decades into an intense hatred of the United States. Before escaping, Malone learns that Zorin and another ex-KGB officer, this one a sleeper still imbedded in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BER

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Berry 2016

Eisler, Barry

Summary: NSA director Theodore Anders has a simple goal: collect every phone call, email, and keystroke tapped on the Internet. He knows unlimited surveillance is the only way to keep America safe. Evelyn Gallagher doesn't care much about any of that. She just wants to keep her head down and manage the NSA's camera network and facial recognition program so she can afford private school for her deaf son,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EIS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Eisler 2016

Engel, Jeffrey A.

Summary: "The untold story of how George H. W. Bush faced a critical turning point of history--the end of the Cold War--based on unprecedented access to heretofore classified documents and dozens of interviews with key policymakers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.928 ENG

Hayden, Michael Vincent

Summary: "An unprecedented high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both the CIA and the NSA, at a time of heinous new threats and momentous change For General Michael Hayden, playing to the edge means playing so close to the line that you get chalk dust on your cleats. Otherwise, by playing back, you may protect yourself, but you will be less...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.1273 HAY

Kitfield, James

Summary: "When U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, it signaled the end of the longest conflict in the nation's history. Yet we are still at war--no longer with other states, but with a host of new enemies, from nihilistic terrorists and narco-traffickers to transnational criminal cartels, lone wolf assassins, and modern-day pirates. Standing against these foes is a tight-knit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 KIT

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Sawyer, Robert J.

Summary: Caitlin Decter, a formerly blind sixteen-year-old math genius, desperately wants to protect her friend, Webmind--the consciousness that sprang from the infrastructure of the World Wide Web--but the Pentagon views him as a threat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAW