Traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose under the leadership of terrorist mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and spread through the strategic mistakes of Presidents Bush and Obama.
A dramatic account of the cat-and-mouse game between the Obama administration and most-wanted terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki traces the President's shifting campaigns and the evolution of the robotic technology that ended Awlaki's life.
An analysis of how an increasingly globalized and interdependent world influences the decisions of America's Supreme Court examines how today's Court seeks to balance national imperatives with the realities of foreign jurisdictions.
An account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be appointed to the Supreme Court examines their respective religious and political beliefs while sharing insights into how they have influenced interpretations of the Constitution to promote equal rights for women.
David Vine calls for a re-examination of the tenets of U.S. military strategy while demonstrating how American overseas bases raise geopolitical tensions and provoke widespread antipathy towards the United States.
Published to coincide with the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a shocking true story of police brutality investigates the cover-up of a deadly New Orleans Police Department cops' shooting of six unarmed African-American citizens as they were crossing the Danzinger Bridge six days after the hurricane's landfall.
Recounts the transformation of American democracy after the 1965 passage of the Voting Rights Act and discusses how a half-century later the issues of race, representation and political power are just as heated as ever before.
A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied France
The author of The Liberator documents the story of an American doctor in Paris and his life-risking espionage contributions to the French resistance during World War II.
Sandy Tolan's latest chronicles the life story of Ramzi Aburedwan, a Palestinian refugee who got an education, mastered the viola, and founded a music school in the West Bank, showing how his love of music helped to inspire children in a violent land.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Dead Hand presents the story of a valuable CIA spy in the Soviet Union while revealing the espionage contributions of the agency's Moscow station in the final years of the Cold War.
Recounts the attempt to restructure the New York Public Library in order to close and sell multiple branch locations, detailing the public outcry over the potential loss of one of the foremost public research facilities in the country.
In this armchair spy story brought to life, the author, a young American amateur and covert double agent who helped the FBI bust a Russian spy in New York, shares his story of how a post-college adventure became a real-life U.S. counter-intelligence coup.
A former U.S. Treasury secretary and CEO of Goldman Sachs takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution of China's state-controlled capitalism.