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  • Blood Gun Money

    How America Arms Gangs and Cartels

    by Ioan Grillo

    “An eye-opening and riveting account of how guns make it into the black market and into the hands of criminals and drug lords.” –Adam WinklerFrom the author of El Narco, a searing investigation into the enormous black market for firearms, essential to cartels and gangs in the drug trade and contributing to the epidemic of mass shootings.The gun control debate is revived with every mass shooting. ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends

    The Cyberweapons Arms Race

    by Nicole Perlroth

    THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'An intricately detailed, deeply sourced and reported history of the origins and growth of the cyberweapons market . . . Hot, propulsive . . . Sets out from the start to scare us out of our complacency' New York Times'A terrifying exposé' The Times'Part John le Carré and more parts Michael Crichton . . . Spellbinding' New Yorker</strong... ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Westwind

    The classic lost thriller

    by Ian Rankin

    THE CLASSIC LOST THRILLER FROM THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**'Shockingly good' The Sun'A prescient, high-octane thriller' Daily Express'Totally on the money - and ripe for this republication' i Newspaper* * * * ***It always starts with a small lie. That's how you stop noticing the bigger ones.After his friend suspects something strange going on at the satellite facility where ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cry from the Deep

    The Sinking of the Kursk, the Submarine Disaster That Riveted the World and Put the New Russia to the Ultimate Test

    by Ramsey Flynn

    A gripping account of the disastrous Russian submarine explosion that killed the entire crew, devastated the Russian people, and defined Vladimir Putin's post–Cold War regime.What were Russian officials thinking when they waited 48 hours to acknowledge their most prized submarine was in trouble? Why did they track the desperate tappings of an unknown number of trapped sailors without sending an ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Doomsday Machine

    Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

    by Daniel Ellsberg

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-FictionFrom the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, the first insider exposé of the awful dangers of America's hidden, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that is chillingly still extantAt the same time former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg famously took the top-secret Pentagon Papers, he also took with ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • The Four Flashpoints

    How Asia Goes to War

    by Brendan Taylor

    A timely account of the four most troubled hotspots in the world’s most combustible regionAsia is at a dangerous moment. China is rising fast, and its regional ambitions are growing. Reckless North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un may be assembling more nuclear weapons, despite diplomatic efforts to eradicate his arsenal. Japan is building up its military, throwing off constitutional constraints ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Axis of Deceit

    The Extraordinary Story of an Australian Whistleblower

    by Andrew Wilkie

    In the 2010 federal election, independent candidate Andrew Wilkie grabbed headlines after winning the seat of Denison, and with it a key role in deciding who would form the next government of Australia. Before he was a politician, however, Wilkie was Australia’s most talked-about whistleblower.In March 2003, Wilkie resigned from Australia’s peak intelligence agency in protest over the looming war ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Unrestricted Warfare

    China's Master Plan to Destroy America

    by Qiao Liang and 1 more

    More relevant than ever, this interesting handbook on modern all-enveloping warfare was first published in China in 1999. Re-digitized from the 2004 Filament Books edition, this new edition contains specific methods for American troops, government, academia, and business circles for dealing with unrestricted warfare.Coauthored by Major General Qiao Liang and Wang Xiangsui, the book has been ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Shadow World

    Inside the Global Arms Trade

    by Andrew Feinstein

    **A gripping and urgent investigation into the secretive world of the global arms trade - from a former member of the African National CongressRevealing the corruption and the cover-ups at the heart of ex-President Jacob Zuma's South Africa**Andrew Feinstein delves behind BAE's controversial transactions in South Africa, Tanzania and eastern Europe and the revolving-door relationships that ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Has China Won?

    The Chinese Challenge to American Primacy

    by Kishore Mahbubani

    The defining geopolitical contest of the twenty-first century is between China and the US. But is it avoidable? And if it happens, is the outcome already inevitable?China and America are world powers without serious rivals. They eye each other warily across the Pacific; they communicate poorly; there seems little natural empathy. A massive geopolitical contest has begun.America prizes freedom; ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • The Twilight of the Bombs

    Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons

    by Richard Rhodes

    The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes’s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post–Cold War age.The past twenty years have transformed our relationship with nuclear weapons drastically. With extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding, Rhodes makes clear how the five original nuclear powers—Russia, ... Read more

    $20.12 AUD

  • My Seditious Heart

    by Arundhati Roy

    Twenty years, a thousand pages, and now a single beautiful edition of Arundhati Roy's complete non-fiction.'Arundhati Roy is one of the most confident and original thinkers of our time' Naomi Klein'The world has never had to face such global confusion. Only in facing it can we make sense of what we have to do. And this is precisely what Arundhati Roy does. She makes sense of what we have to do. ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars

    by Sylvia Longmire

    Having followed Mexico's cartels for years, border security expert Sylvia Longmire takes us deep into the heart of their world to witness a dangerous underground that will do whatever it takes to deliver drugs to a willing audience of American consumers. The cartels have grown increasingly bold in recent years, building submarines to move up the coast of Central America and digging elaborate ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • Acts of Aggression

    Policing Rogue States

    by Noam Chomsky and 2 more

    series Open Media Series
    In Acts of Aggression three distinguished activist scholars examine the background and ramifications of the U.S. conflict with Iraq. Through three separate essays, the pamphlet provides an in-depth analysis of U.S./Arab relations, the contradictions and consequences of U.S. foreign policy toward "rogue states," and how hostile American actions abroad conflict with UN resolutions and international ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD

  • Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

    Towards a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World?

    by Sverre Lodgaard

    series Routledge Global Security Studies
    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project.This book examines the current debate on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, notably the ... Read more

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  • Reagan and Gorbachev

    How the Cold War Ended

    by Jack Matlock

    In Reagan and Gorbachev, Jack F. Matlock, Jr., gives an eyewitness account of how the Cold War ended, with humankind declared the winner. As Reagan’s principal adviser on Soviet and European affairs, and later as the U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R., Matlock lived history: He was the point person for Reagan’s evolving policy of conciliation toward the Soviet Union. Working from his own papers, ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • The Art of War

    by Sun Tzu

    The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on military strategy and tactics of its time. It has been the most famous and influential of China's Seven Military Classics, ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Iran: The Coming Crisis

    Radical Islam, Oil, and the Nuclear Threat

    by Mark Hitchcock

    The Past, Present, and Future—ExposedThe events wracking the Middle East today are confusing to even the most avid news buff. Now all the answers to your questions are offered in just one resource. Divided into five main sections, Iran: The Coming Crisis contains the most up-to-date, thorough information available and is complete with maps, charts, and timelines for visual assistance. Iran’s past, ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction

    by Joseph M. Siracusa

    series Very Short Introductions
    Despite not having been used in anger since Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Bomb is still the biggest threat that faces us in the 21st century. As Bill Clinton's first secretary of defence, Les Aspin, aptly put it: 'The Cold War is over, the Soviet Union is no more. But the post-Cold War world is decidedly not post-nuclear'. For all the effort to reduce nuclear stockpiles to zero, it seems that the ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction

    by Joseph M. Siracusa

    series Very Short Introductions
    Despite not having been used in anger since Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the atomic bomb is still the biggest threat that faces us in the 21st century. As Bill Clinton's first secretary of defence, Les Aspin, aptly put it: 'The Cold War is over, the Soviet Union is no more. But the post-Cold War world is decidedly not post-nuclear'. For all the effort to reduce nuclear stockpiles to zero, it seems that ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles - Senkakus, Taiwan, Diaoyu, Paracel, Spratly Islands, Fishery Disputes, Vessels and Equipment, Submarines, Ships, Aircraft

    by Progressive Management

    Few issues are as important to U.S. national security analysts as China's military modernization, a process that has benefited directly from the past two decades of dramatic economic expansion. This book addresses the Chinese navy—the People's Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN—the service that has most dramatically benefited from increased defense funding.This collection of essays surveys and analyzes ... Read more

    $13.51 AUD

  • The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower

    by Progressive Management

    This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The report was produced by the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs (CSCMA) of the National Defense University.In the ongoing ... Read more

    $13.58 AUD

  • Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program

    by David Albright

    How did South Africa obtain nuclear weapons? How did the apartheid government dismantle this intensely secret program?In 1989, South Africa made the momentous decision to abandon its nuclear weapons, making it the first and still the only country that has produced nuclear weapons and given them up. Over thirty years, the apartheid regime had created a remarkably sophisticated capability to build ... Read more

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  • Binary Bullets

    The Ethics of Cyberwarfare

    by Fritz Allhoff and 2 more

    Philosophical and ethical discussions of warfare are often tied to emerging technologies and techniques. Today we are presented with what many believe is a radical shift in the nature of war-the realization of conflict in the cyber-realm, the so-called "fifth domain" of warfare. Does an aggressive act in the cyber-realm constitute an act of war? If so, what rules should govern such warfare? Are ... Read more

    $49.82 AUD