Download E-books The Rule of Nine: A Paul Madriani Novel (Paul Madriani Novels) PDF

By Steve Martini

“Steve Martini is a professional at sturdy outdated, gimmick-free storytelling.”
—Steve Berry, writer of The Paris Vendetta

“Take it from a prosecutor—Steve Martini has created essentially the most charismatic safeguard lawyers in mystery fiction.”
—Linda Fairstein, writer of Lethal Legacy

In The Rule of Nine, New York Times bestseller Steve Martini units his well known protagonist, protection legal professional Paul Madriani, at the path of a deadly extremist who’s hellbent on destroying the total preferrred courtroom with one lethal stroke. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette loves Martini’s “richly fascinating characters, masterful plots, and lovely writing,” and his most recent blockbuster is a walk in the park to enthrall Brad Thor and Vince Flynn readers in addition to the ever-growing military of Paul Madriani fans.

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Download E-books Stop the Next War Now: Effective Responses to Violence and Terrorism PDF

How do we humanize one another and act as dependable international electorate? What are applicable and powerful responses to terrorism? How may still media figures document on terrorism and struggle? How should still elected officers reply? What can traditional voters do?

How to prevent the subsequent struggle Now, edited by way of popular CODEPINK peace activists Medea Benjamin and Jodie Evans, stocks professional perception at the concerns and powers-that-be that may lead us to war---including the media, our elected politicians, international militarization, and the pending shortage of nationwide assets. It goals to coach and ponder the effectiveness of peace stream actions and provides desire, via shared rules, motion steps, and checklists to transition from a tradition of violence to a tradition of peace.

Full of functional, confirmed feedback to advertise schooling, understanding, activism, and political swap, drawn from specialists from each stroll of existence who've passionately dedicated their lives to peace. individuals comprise elected officers, media personalities and journalists, public intellectuals, and traditional electorate, all who're desirous to locate the main applicable and potent responses to terrorism (other than bombing the hell out of third-world countries). comprises brief essays, interviews, poems, illustrations, Q&As, motion guidance, and more.

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Download E-books American Heroes: In the Fight Against Radical Islam PDF

By Chuck Holton

A New York instances, Wall road magazine, and Washington publish best vendor, now on hand with a brand new bankruptcy on occasions in Afghanistan plus an specific online access code for 3 downloadable episodes of War Stories!

What is a hero? Oliver North says, “Real heroes are selfless. those that serve the US in harm’s approach within the warfare opposed to radical Islam have that caliber in abundance. And so do their households and family at domestic. but, they infrequently get the eye or insurance they deserve . . . I by no means stop to be surprised on the self-control of those courageous younger american citizens. they could undergo the adrenaline-pumping violence of enemy engagement, after which, simply mins later, aid university young ones get adequately to their sessions . . . No nation—ours included—has ever had an army strength greater than the single we've got today.”

In American Heroes, North deals an inspiring, first-hand account of the extreme women and men protecting the United States opposed to radical Islamic terror from his point of view as a 40 yr member of the USA army, a member of the nationwide safety Council employees and serving because the U.S. counter-terrorism coordinator from 1983-1986. This patriotic ebook additionally pulls within the very most modern reviews and specific full-color images from battle tales, the award-winning FOX information Channel sequence hosted by way of North.

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Download E-books Knowing the Enemy: Jihadist Ideology and the War on Terror PDF

After September eleven, american citizens agonized over why nineteen males hated the us adequate to kill 3 thousand civilians in an unprovoked attack. Analysts have provided a wide selection of reasons for the assault, however the one voice lacking is that of the terrorists themselves. This penetrating ebook is the 1st to give the interior good judgment of al-Qa’ida and like-minded extremist teams through which they justify September eleven and different terrorist attacks.

Mary Habeck explains that those extremist teams belong to a brand new movement—known as jihadism—with a particular ideology in keeping with the idea of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, Hasan al-Banna, and Sayyid Qutb. Jihadist ideology includes new definitions of the harmony of God and of jihad, which enable contributors to name for the destruction of democracy and the U.S. and to homicide blameless males, ladies, and youngsters. Habeck additionally indicates how the U.S. may possibly defeat the jihadis, utilizing their very own ideology opposed to them.

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Download E-books The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict between America and Al-Qaeda PDF

By Peter L. Bergen

Ten years have handed because the stunning assaults at the international alternate heart, and after seven years of clash, the final US wrestle troops left Iraq—only to maneuver into Afghanistan, the place the ten-year-old struggle maintains: the conflict on terror rages with out transparent result in sight.

In The Longest conflict Peter Bergen bargains a complete background of this battle and its evolution, from the innovations devised within the wake of the Sep 11 assaults to the battling in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and past. not like the other ebook in this topic, the following Bergen tells the tale of this transferring war’s disasters and successes from the views of either the us and al-Qaeda and its allies. He is going into the houses of al-Qaeda participants, rooting into the resource in their devotion to terrorist reasons, and spends time within the places of work of the key gamers shaping the U.S. strategic efforts within the zone. At a time while many are annoyed or fatigued with what has develop into a permanent multigenerational clash, this e-book will supply an illuminating narrative that not just lines the arc of the struggle yet initiatives its most probably future.

Weaving jointly inner files from al-Qaeda and the U.S. places of work of counterterrorism, first-person interviews with top-level jihadists and senior Washington officers, together with his personal stories at the floor within the heart East, Bergen balances the bills of every part, revealing how al-Qaeda has advanced seeing that 11th of September and the categorical methods the U.S. govt has spoke back within the ongoing fight.

Bergen additionally uncovers the strategic blunders devoted on either sides—the means that al-Qaeda’s daring assault at the usa on 11th of September really undermined its target and triggered the cave in of the Taliban and the destruction of the organization’s shelter in Afghanistan, and the way al-Qaeda is de facto wasting the battle of principles within the Muslim global. The e-book additionally exhibits how the us undermined its ethical place during this struggle with its activities at Guantánamo and coercive interrogations—including the intense rendition of Abu Omar, who was once abducted through the CIA in Milan in 2003 and used to be tortured for 4 years in Egyptian prisons; his case represents the 1st and simply time that CIA officers were charged and convicted of the crime of kidnapping.

In studying different strategic error the us has dedicated, Bergen deals a scathing critique of the Clinton and Bush administrations’ lack of ability to adequately investigate and counter the al-Qaeda risk, Bush’s deeply erroneous purposes for invading Iraq—including the tale of the way the invasion used to be introduced dependent, partially, at the perspectives of an vague educational who placed forth theories approximately Iraq’s involvement with al-Qaeda—and the Obama administration’s efforts in Afghanistan.

At a serious second in global historical past The Longest battle provides the definitive account of the continued conflict opposed to terror.

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Download E-books Soft Target: A Thriller (Ray Cruz) PDF

By Stephen Hunter

One other action-packed mystery from Stephen Hunter, this time starring Ray Cruz, the son of ex-Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger, who was once brought in Hunter’s earlier bestseller, Dead Zero.

Ten thousand humans jam the aisles, the corridors, the elevators, and the escalators of the USA, the Mall—a titanic Rubik’s dice of a constitution with its personal leisure park positioned within the spacious middle atrium. of these humans, 9,988 have come to buy. the opposite twelve have come to kill.

Ray Cruz, one of many heroes of Hunter’s final bestseller, Dead Zero, is within the mall along with his fiancée and her relatives. The retired Marine sniper idea he used to be performed with stalking and killing—but one of the trapped millions, he’s the one one with a plan and the center to confront the self-proclaimed “Brigade Mumbai.” Now all he wishes is a gun.

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Download E-books Global Terrorism and New Media: The Post-Al Qaeda Generation (Media, War and Security) PDF

By Dana M. Janbek

Global Terrorism and New Media conscientiously examines the content material of terrorist web content and extremist tv programming to supply a finished examine how terrorist teams use new media today.

Based partially on a content material research of dialogue forums and boards, the authors proportion their findings on how terrorism 1.0 is migrating to 2.0 the place the interactive nature of recent media is used to construct digital association and group. even supposing the inventive use of social networking instruments akin to fb could increase the achieve of terrorist teams, the impression in their use of latest media is still doubtful. The booklet can pay specific recognition to terrorist media efforts directed at ladies and youngsters, that are proof of the long term technique that a few terrorist corporations have followed, and the connection among terrorists’ media presence and genuine terrorist task. This quantity additionally appears to be like on the way forward for terrorism on-line and analyzes classes realized from counterterrorism concepts.

This booklet could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of terrorism experiences, media and communique reviews, defense reports and political science.

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Download E-books Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath PDF

By Jennifer C. Hunt

On July 31, 1997, a six-man Emergency provider staff from the NYPD raided a terrorist mobile in Brooklyn and narrowly avoided a suicide bombing of the recent York subway that might have rate hundreds of thousands, very likely millions of lives.

Seven Shots tells the dramatic tale of that raid, the painstaking police paintings concerned, and its paradoxical aftermath, which drew the officials right into a clash with different rank-and-file police and publicity-hungry most sensible brass. Jennifer C. Hunt attracts on her own wisdom of the NYPD and a community of police contacts extending from cop to four-star leader, to track the event of 3 officials at the Emergency carrier access group and the 2 bomb squad detectives who dismantled the reside equipment. She follows their lives for 5 years, from that near-fatal day in 1997, via their encounters contained in the brutal global of departmental politics, and directly to September 11, after they once more positioned their lives in danger within the struggle opposed to terrorism, racing contained in the burning towers and sorting during the ash, particles, and physique elements. all through this fast-paced narrative, Hunt keeps a strikingly fine-grained, street-level view, permitting us to appreciate the law enforcement officials on their lonesome terms—and frequently of their personal phrases. the result's a compelling insider’s photograph of the people who paintings in elite devices within the NYPD and the ethical and actual chance and braveness involved.

As gripping as an Ed McBain novel—and simply as steeped in manhattan cop tradition and personalities—Seven Shots takes readers on an unforgettable trip in the back of the defend and into the hearts of recent York urban police.

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Download E-books Terrorism and Torture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective PDF

Terrorism and torture are dual evils that experience ruled information headlines - quite because the frightening occasions of September 11. during this thought-provoking quantity, students from a various diversity of disciplines study the complicated motivational and situational components contributing to terrorist acts and state-sponsored torture, and the aptitude linkage among these heinous human behaviors. in addition they examine the options that will lessen the specter of destiny terrorist acts, and the perceived necessity to interact in morally reprehensible - and sometimes unlawful - torture practices. With its built-in synthesis of up to date theories and examine at the advanced dynamics of the terrorism-torture hyperlink, this can be an authoritative resource for students and scholars of psychology, legal justice, legislation, media, communique reviews, and political technological know-how. it's going to additionally attract scholars of different disciplines with an curiosity within the research of terrorism and torture.

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Download E-books Scotland's Shame: Why Lockerbie Matters PDF

By John Ashton

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over the small Scottish city of Lockerbie in December 1988 used to be the most infamous acts of terrorism in contemporary background. Its political and international coverage repercussions were huge, immense, and twenty-five years after the atrocity during which 270 misplaced their lives, debate nonetheless rages over the conviction of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, in addition to his debatable free up on compassionate grounds by way of Scotland's SNP executive in 2009. John Ashton argues that the responsible verdict, added by means of a few of Scotland's such a lot senior judges, was once perverse and irrational, and information how prosecutors withheld a variety of goods of proof that have been beneficial to Megrahi. It accuses successive Scottish governments of turning their again at the scandal and pretending that the country's precious self sufficient legal justice process is still untainted. With a number of observers believing the Crown workplace is uncontrolled and the judiciary caught within the final century, politicians needs to deal with those difficulties or their aspirations for Scotland to develop into a latest eu social democracy are sure to fail.

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