Inside the Jihad is the story of a double agent operative working for UK and French intelligence in infiltrating Al Qaeda training camps. Strikingly well-written and gripping, Inside the Jihad is a terrifying, suspenseful read. It is a detailed portrait of the complex man who fought on both sides. From Europe's burgeoning terrorist underground in the 1990s, to the training camps of Afghanistan, to the radical mosques of London, Omar Nasiri offers a unique and chilling perspective on both the rise of Al Qaeda and the intelligence services that struggled to contain it.
Dinesh D'Souza, the most original and controversial writer on politics and society in the country today, uncovers the links between the spread of American pop culture, leftist ideas, and secular values and the rise of anti-Americanism throughout the world. In The Enemy at Home, D'Souza makes the startling claim that the 9/11 attacks and other terrorist acts around the world can be directly traced to the ideas and attitudes perpetrated by America's cultural left.
A sweeping narrative history of world trade—from Sumer in 3000 BC to the firestorm over globalization today—that brilliantly explores trade's colorful and contentious past and provides fresh insights into social, political, cultural, and economic history, as well as a timely assessment of trade's future.
The White House and the Middle East---from the Cold War to the War on Terror
Patrick Tyler Michael Prichard
Veteran journalist Patrick Tyler draws on newly opened presidential archives to dramatize the approach to the Middle East across U.S. presidencies and shows how each president has managed to undo the policies of his predecessor, often fomenting anger against America.
How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna
David King Mel Foster
Vienna 1814 is a rich, impeccably researched history of the intrigue and frivolity that would forever mark the Congress of Vienna—convened to negotiate peace following the Napoleonic Wars—as the greatest Vanity Fair of all time.