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The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration and Security Since 9/11

By: Alden, Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009362


346 pp. Former library book with bar code tag on mylar protector, discard stampings. A few pencil notes and underlinings on a half-dozen pages, otherwise clean. Binding firm. Author, a fellow with the Council for Foreign Relations, details internal wrangling within the Geo. W. Bush administration on border security issues in the first few years after 9-11. 27 pp. bibliography, index. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

Why Bosnia? Writings on the Balkan War

By: Ali, Rabia and Lifschultz, Lawrence, Eds.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stony Creek, Conn., Pampleteer's Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009776


353 pp. Close to new, some acetate wrinkles near top edge of front cover. Spine uncreased, no markings. More than 30 essays on the ethnic violence that swept the Balkans after the 1991 breakup of Yugoslavia. Some deal with the hesitation of other nations to intervene. Size: 8vov -- 9.25 in Tall View more info

Japanese Rage: Japanese Business and Its Assault on the West

By: Anderson, Leon

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Four Walls Eight Windows: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000380


203 pp., notes, index. Advertising executive Leon Anderson, a longtime student of Japan, argues that America is underestimating Japan's aggressive trade practices. Issued before Japanese economy entered an extended recession in the mid-90s. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Gulf Wars -- March-April 2007 Issue

By: Foreign Affairs

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Council on Foreign Relations: 2007

Edition: Vol. 86, No. 2.

Seller ID: 007048


184 pp. Lightly thumbed, binding firm. "Gulf Wars" theme includes: "U.S. Can't Win Iraq's Civil War" by James Fearon (reflecting battleground conditions as of 2007); "Iran: Detente, Not Regime Change," by Ray Takeyh, and "The Moderate Muslim Brotherhood" by Robert S. Leiken and Steven Brooke. Other articles: "The Underfunded Pentagon" by Martin Feldstein; "India's Democratic Challenge" by Ashutosh Varshney; "How Able is... View more info

May/June 2014 Issue -- Big Fracking Deal

By: Foreign Affairs

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Washington, Council on Foreign Relations: 2014

Edition: Vol. 93, No. 3.

Seller ID: 009685


201 pp. Crease on rear cover corner. Otherwise close to new, no markings. Cover theme is a package of six stories about fracking and future energy development. Also articles on the post-Snowden National Security Agency, Ukraine, Rwanda, and Iran Size: 4to -- 10 in Tall View more info

Putin's Russia -- May-June 2016 Issue

By: Foreign Affairs

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Council on Foreign Relations: 2016

Seller ID: 010000


193 pp. Lightly read. No markings. The issue is anchored by a package of seven articles tracing various aspects of Vladimir Putin's leadership of Russia. Also articles exploring "making America great again" and the Federal Reserve, China's economic status, etc. Size: 4to -- 10 in High View more info

Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History

By: Kaplan, Robert D.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 1994

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 010224


Lightly read; diangonal creasing on corner of rear cover. No markings. Spine uncreased. 305 pp., 32 pp. b&w historical photos. Travel and political reportage by a foreign correspondent who predicted early on the civil war in the Balkans. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Hebrew Basic Course

By: Reif, Joseph A.; Levinson, Hanna

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Foreign Service Institute: 1965

Seller ID: 010320


552 pp. Corners curled, moderate wear. Binding strong, crease on spine. No markings in text. No casettes or DVDs included. Two catalogs of language instruction laid in. Detailed introduction and instruction in informal modern Hebrew as encountered in Israel. Text in English, Anglicized phonetic equivalents and Hebrew alphabet. Pointers on pronunciation, many pattern drills, 14-pp. glossary at rear. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall View more info