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Product Description: In Zion's Dilemmas, a former deputy national security adviser to the State of Israel details the history and, in many cases, the chronic inadequacies in the making of Israeli national security policy. Chuck Freilich identifies profound, ongoing problems that he ascribes to a series of factors: a hostile and highly volatile regional environment, Israel's proportional representation electoral system, and structural peculiarities of the Israeli government and bureaucracy...read more
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9780801451041 | Cornell Univ Pr, November 20, 2012, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In Zion's Dilemmas, a former deputy national security adviser to the State of Israel details the history and, in many cases, the chronic inadequacies in the making of Israeli national security policy.

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9780801479762 | Cornell Univ Pr, December 2, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Zion's Dilemmas, a former deputy national security adviser to the State of Israel details the history and, in many cases, the chronic inadequacies in the making of Israeli national security policy.

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9781438453958 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2014, cover price $75.00

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Product Description: Monarchical presidential regimes in the Arab world looked as though they would last indefinitely—until events in Tunisia and Egypt made clear their time was up. This is the first book to lay bare the dynamics of a governmental system that largely defined the Arab Middle East in the twentieth century, and the popular opposition they engendered...read more
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9780674735378 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 24, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Monarchical presidential regimes in the Arab world looked as though they would last indefinitely—until events in Tunisia and Egypt made clear their time was up.

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Product Description: How do female municipal leaders influence policymaking in American cities? Can gender determine who gets a say in local politics or what programs cities fund? These are some of the questions raised and answered in Mirya Holman's provocative Women in Politics in the American City...read more
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9781439911709 | Temple Univ Pr, November 21, 2014, cover price $79.50 | About this edition: How do female municipal leaders influence policymaking in American cities?

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Product Description: Today Crimea. Tomorrow? Many Putin watchers believe that being able to anticipate the enigmatic Russian president's next move —whether it's hosting another grandiose spectacle, crushing a political rival, or annexing part of a neigh-boring country —depends on uncovering the "real" Vladimir Putin and his true motives...read more
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9780815723769 | Brookings Inst Pr, December 18, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Vladimir Putin has been Russia's dominant political figure for more than a decade, but he is a man of many identities.

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9780815726173 | New exp edition (Brookings Inst Pr, February 2, 2015), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Today Crimea.

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Product Description: Spanning the history of American leadership, the book examines all facets of American thought leaders and innovators along with the models of ethics and courage they've provided for the American consciousness. From Thomas Paine to Rosa Parks, the book provides a multi-faceted approach to American leadership studies...read more
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9781137393050, titled "Us Leadership in Political Time and Space: Pathfinders, Patriots, and Existential Heroes" | Palgrave Macmillan, November 6, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Spanning the history of American leadership, the book examines all facets of American thought leaders and innovators along with the models of ethics and courage they've provided for the American consciousness.

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Product Description: Mamphela Ramphele is a figurehead of modern South Africa. The partner of Steve Biko, until his death in 1977, she has demonstrated extraordinary political leadership and statesmanship, most recently as the leader of the Agang SA party...read more
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9781784530426 | Tauris Academic Studies, November 26, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Mamphela Ramphele is a figurehead of modern South Africa.

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Product Description: This book illustrates the extent of the Australia-ASEAN Dialogue Partnership since its inception in 1974. It examines the networks of engagement that have shaped relations across three areas: regionalism, non-traditional security, and economic engagement...read more
By Baogang He (editor)
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9781137449139 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 23, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book illustrates the extent of the Australia-ASEAN Dialogue Partnership since its inception in 1974.

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Product Description: There is a significant uncertainty around US security commitment to East Asia over the next 15-20 years, underpinned by China's economic and military rise. This new collection investigates how and whether this affects the present-day strategic perceptions and behaviour of East Asian nations, and of the US itself...read more
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9781137364173 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 12, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: There is a significant uncertainty around US security commitment to East Asia over the next 15-20 years, underpinned by China's economic and military rise.

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9781634500425 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, October 21, 2014, cover price $24.99

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Product Description: This edited collection interprets and assesses the transformation of Brazil under the Workers' Party. It addresses the extent of the changes the Workers' Party has brought about and examines how successful these have been, as well as how continuity and social change in Brazil have affected key domains of economy, society, and politics...read more
By Marianne Wiesebron (editor)
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9781137273802 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 16, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This edited collection interprets and assesses the transformation of Brazil under the Workers' Party.

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Product Description: To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them. However, the current literature takes little account of this, preferring instead to frame the decisions as the outcomes of a rational search for value-maximising alternatives or the result of systematic and well-ordered institutional and organisational processes...read more
By Jenny Lewis (editor)
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9781138019607 | Routledge, October 31, 2014, cover price $166.00 | About this edition: To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them.

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Product Description: The definitive portrait of Stephen Harper in power by this country's most trenchant, influential and surprising political commentator.      Despite a constant barrage of outrage and disbelief from his detractors, Stephen Harper is on his way to becoming one of Canada's most significant prime ministers...read more
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9780307361325 | Random House of Canada Ltd, October 22, 2013, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The definitive portrait of Stephen Harper in power by this country’s most trenchant, influential and surprising political commentator.

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9780307361332 | Vintage, October 14, 2014, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The definitive portrait of Stephen Harper in power by this country's most trenchant, influential and surprising political commentator.

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9781502788290 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 10, 2014, cover price $6.99

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Product Description: Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Scilla Elworthy, a realist with 40 years' experience at the sharp end of politics and conflict, presents a bold but realistic vision for the future in Pioneering the Possible. Human beings worldwide are anxious, afraid for their children's futures, dissatisfied by their lives, but unsure what to do...read more
By Elworthy, Andrew Harvey (foreword by) and Desmond Tutu (foreword by)
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9781583948620 | North Atlantic Books, October 7, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr.

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Product Description: The politics of the 1950s revolved around two primary leaders, one Republican and one Democrat—both moderate, and both willing to compromise to move the nation forward.The Republican leader was President Dwight Eisenhower. His two administrations changed American politics...read more
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9781631440007 | Perseus Distribution Services, September 30, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The politics of the 1950s revolved around two primary leaders, one Republican and one Democrat—both moderate, and both willing to compromise to move the nation forward.

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Product Description: Reinventing Indonesia presents an insider's view of the tumultuous transition that took place in Indonesia from 1997 to 2004. This was a period of unprecedented changes in democratized governance and decentralizing power throughout the country amidst significant economic turmoil...read more
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9789814596558 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, September 29, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Reinventing Indonesia presents an insider's view of the tumultuous transition that took place in Indonesia from 1997 to 2004.

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Product Description: At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and social policy. What has been the impact of the 2004 and 2007 rounds of enlargement upon the political economy of European integration? EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension analyses the impact of the 2004 and 2007 enlargements upon the politics of European integration within EU employment and social policy...read more
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9780719088254 | Manchester Univ Pr, September 18, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and social policy.

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Product Description: Leadership has never played a more prominent role in America's national discourse, and yet our opinions of leaders are at all-time lows. Private sector leaders are widely seen as greedy to the point of being corrupt. Public sector leaders are viewed as incompetent to the point of being inept...read more
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9780804792356 | Stanford Univ Pr, October 15, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Leadership has never played a more prominent role in America's national discourse, and yet our opinions of leaders are at all-time lows.

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9781594334993 | Publication Consultants, September 15, 2014, cover price $19.95

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9781500898182 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 12, 2014, cover price $5.99

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9781502349873 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 11, 2014, cover price $122.01

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Product Description: This second, revised edition of the book is an updated version, covering the most recent writings on the subject, especially in India, and provides a detailed and systematic analysis of the charismatic leadership of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the leader of Indian Muslims during the crisis-ridden decade of 1937-47...read more
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9780199069200 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 10, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This second, revised edition of the book is an updated version, covering the most recent writings on the subject, especially in India, and provides a detailed and systematic analysis of the charismatic leadership of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the leader of Indian Muslims during the crisis-ridden decade of 1937-47.

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Product Description: Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.  Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in Sangin, the most dangerous district in all of Afghanistan...read more
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9781400068746 | Random House Inc, September 9, 2014, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan.

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9781500964740 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 7, 2014, cover price $60.00

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