Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Khalidi, Rashid.

Summary: Analyzes three historical moments from the past thirty-five years to reveal how the U.S. and Israel have worked together to prevent the emergence of a Palestinian state.

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.053 KHA

Zinn, Howard

Summary: Collects articles penned by the author for "Progressive" magazine from 1980 to 2009, offering critiques of the government, encouragement for citizens to organize, and a voice on behalf of the working class.

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.924 ZIN

Coulter, Ann H.

Summary: Reexamining the sixty-year history of the Cold War and beyond ... [the author of this book] reveals how liberals have been horribly wrong in all their political analyses and policy prescriptions.-Dust jacket.

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.513 COU

Christopher, Warren.

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CHR

Freeman, Joshua Benjamin.

Summary: Examines the movements and developments that propelled the United States to world dominance, covering the transformations of World War II, the tragedies that shaped American civic life, and the loss of individual liberty to private corporations.

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 FRE

Crist, David.

Summary: Reveals the covert operations that have brought the United States and Iran to the brink of open war, including Iran's proposal for peace after 9/11, which was rejected by President Bush, and Iran's secret army in post-U.S. invasion Iraq.

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 CRI

Devine, Jack

Summary: A CIA veteran with extensive experience in covert operations presents a guide to the art of spycraft while illuminating the CIA's essential role, sharing a cautionary message about its recent transition toward paramilitary activities.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 DEVINE, JACK DEV

LeoGrande, William M.

Summary: "Challenging the conventional wisdom of perpetual hostility between the United States and Cuba--beyond invasions, covert operations, assassination plots using poison pens and exploding seashells, and a grinding economic embargo--this fascinating book chronicles a surprising, untold history of bilateral efforts toward rapprochement and reconciliation. Since 1959, conflict and aggression have...

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327 LEO

Shorrock, Tim.

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.1273 SHO

Meier, Barry.

Summary: "A real-life thriller about a CIA contractor who vanished in Iran and the international manhunt to find him"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEVINSON, ROBERT MEI

Maddow, Rachel.

Summary: Identifying what the author believes to be a battle between the priorities of civilian life and the war, the host of the critically acclaimed The Rachel Maddow show explains that today's focus on national security is actually compromising national stability, tracing the historical events and contributing factors that have promoted a deeply militarized American culture.

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 306.2 MAD

Maddow, Rachel.

Summary: Maddow shows how deeply militarized our culture has become--how the role of the national security sector has shape-shifted and grown over the past century to the point of being financially unsustainable and confused in mission.

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.2 MAD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.27 MAD

Haass, Richard

Summary: Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. The rules, policies, and institutions that have guided the world since World War II have largely run their course. Respect for sovereignty alone cannot uphold order in an age defined by global challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace. Meanwhile, great-power rivalry is returning. Weak states pose...

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Friedman, George.

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 FRI

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"--

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chomsky, Noam.

Summary: From the Publisher: From World War II until the 1980s, the United States reigned supreme as both the economic and the military leader of the world. The major shifts in global politics that came about with the dismantling of the Eastern bloc have left the United States unchallenged as the preeminent military power, but American economic might has declined drastically in the face of competition,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 CHO

Schorr, Daniel

Summary: Daniel Schorr, an institution at CBS for decades and a twenty-year mainstay of NPR, is a legend in journalism. This is the first selection of Schorr's observations on politics and American life from the years 1990 to the present--a commentary on the history of our time. Schorr's essays reveal him as a master of pithy, get-to-the-point analysis, whether he is calling the Supreme Court's 2000...

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.928 SCH

Makdisi, Ussama Samir

Summary: Explores the change in relations between the United States and the Arab world, rejecting the common argument over civilization clash and claiming the western colonial movement and the creation of Israel are to blame.

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73017 MAK

Johnson, Chalmers A.

Summary: In Blowback, Chalmers Johnson linked the CIA's clandestine activities abroad to disaster at home. In The Sorrows of Empire, he explored the ways in which the growth of American militarism has jeopardized our stability. Now, in Nemesis, he shows how imperial overstretch is undermining the republic itself, both economically and politically. Delving into new areas--from plans to militarize outer...

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2006

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Tanner, Stephen

Publisher / Publication Date: Casemate 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.928 TAN

Woodward, Bob.

Summary: The behind-the-scenes story of how President Bush and his military high command made their decisions.

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.928 WOO

Brzezinski, Zbigniew

Summary: A story of wasted opportunity and squandered prestige: a critique of the last three U.S. presidents' foreign policy. Distinguished commentator on foreign policy, former National Security Adviser Brzezinski, offers a reasoned but unsparing assessment of the last three presidential administrations' foreign policy. Though spanning less than two decades, these administrations cover a vitally...

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 BRZ

Reagan, Michael

Summary: The eldest son of the late fortieth president explains how today's political challenges are comparable to those of his father's political career, discussing how Reagan's famous 1976 speech at the Republican National Convention introduced still-applicable principles for a strong Republican party.

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.927 REA

Burrows, William E.

Summary: Unknown to the public and cloaked in the utmost secrecy, the United States flew missions against the Communist bloc almost continuously during the Cold War in a desperate effort to collect intelligence and find targets for all-out nuclear war. The only hint of the relentless, clandestine operations came when one of the planes was shot down. Many of the air force and navy flyers were killed on...

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.12 Burrows 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.1273 BUR