Anne applebaum, author of gulag: A History Pulitzer Prize“An essential warning of the dangers of collaborating with authoritarian regimes. Garry kasparov, former world chess champion and author of Winter is Coming“The most important work to appear for decades on the Soviet empire and its aftermath. Edward lucas, former senior editor of the Economist, from the introduction.
Judgment in Moscow: Soviet Crimes and Western Complicity #ad - In this edition, the author quotes correspondence with his editor, who says, "I don't disagree, but I simply can't publish a book that accuses Americans like Cyrus Vance and Francis Ford Coppola of unpatriotic -- or even treacherous -- behavior. Vladimir bukovsky uses the kremlin's own documents to show how the Soviet Union provided a false face to the world and how Soviet leaders used Western leaders as dupes or willing actors.
Who knows what one may come up with? You may start out with the Communists and end up with yourself. Vladimir bukovskybukovsky's judgment in moscow, called "stunning" by Richard Pipes and "a massive and major contribution" by Robert Conquest, has been published for the first time in English. It reveals the inner workings of the Soviet regime and the complicity of many in the West with that regime.
Judgment in moscow was an international bestseller published in nine languages, but has only now been published in English for the first time.
The Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump ConspiracyIndependently published #ad - If we just give it a pull, the “red thread” is very long and very deep. These were the ruthless tactics of a Soviet-style police state, not a democratic republic. The red thread asks the simple question: why? what is it that motivated these anti-trump conspirators from inside and around the obama administration and clinton networks to depart so drastically from “politics as usual” to participate in a seditious effort to overturn an election? Finding clues in an array of sources, honed in her dazzling work, Diana West uses her trademark investigative skills, and the rest of the Fusion GPS team; from John Brennan to the numerous Clintonistas still patrolling the Washington Swamp after all these years, from James Comey to Christopher Steele to Nellie Ohr, American Betrayal, to construct a fascinating series of ideological profiles of well-known but little understood anti-Trump actors, and more.
Once, we knew these officials by august titles and reputation; after the red Thread, readers will recognize their multi-generational and inter-connecting communist and socialist pedigrees, and see them for what they really are: foot-soldiers of the Left, deployed to take down America’s first “America First” and most anti-Communist president.
The Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy #ad - Officials were turning the surveillance powers of the federal government—designed to stop terrorist attacks—against the Republican presidential team. There was nothing normal about the 2016 presidential election, not when senior U. S. The first investigation into why a ring of senior Washington officials went rogue to derail the election and the presidency of Donald Trump.
The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressman Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. HistoryCenter Street #ad - Told from the perspective of nunes and his crack investigators -- men and women who banded together to do the right thing at a crucial moment for our democracy -- the story of the biggest political scandal in a generation reads like a great detective novel, feels like a classic cowboy movie. Devin nunes took on the "deep state.
". Investigative journalist lee smith's The Plot Against the President tells the story of how Congressman Devin Nunes uncovered the operation to bring down the commander-in-chief. A country where operatives use the intelligence and security services to protect their privileges by spying on Americans, coordinating with the press, and using extra-constitutional means to undermine an election then undo a presidency is more like the third world than the republic envisioned by the founding fathers.
The Plot Against the President: The True Story of How Congressman Devin Nunes Uncovered the Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. History #ad - The congressman from the cattle capital of California really did fight corruption in Washington. The plot officially began july 31, 2016 with the counterintelligence investigation that the FBI opened to probe Russian infiltration of Donald Trump's presidential campaign. In fact, the candidate, then president-elect, it was an operation to sabotage Trump, and finally the presidency.
Without nunes and his team, the plot against the president -- and against the country -- never would have been revealed. While popular opinion holds that Russia subverted democratic processes during the 2016 elections, the real damage was done not by Moscow or any other foreign actor. Rather, this was a slow-moving coup engineered by a coterie of the American elite, " targeting not only the president, the "deep state, but also the rest of the country.
Resistance At All Costs: How Trump Haters Are Breaking AmericaTwelve #ad - Resistance at all costs makes the opposite case -- that it is Trump's critics, in their zeal to oppose the president, who are undermining our foundations. From the fbi's unprecedented counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign, to the drive-by character assassination of Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh, to media partisanship, to bureaucratic sabotage, the president's foes have thrown aside norms, due process and the rule of law.
Resistance At All Costs: How Trump Haters Are Breaking America #ad - Resistance at all costs shows that the reaction to Trump will prove far more consequential and damaging to our nation long-term than Trump's time in office. Instant new york times bestseller wall street journal columnist and bestselling author Kim Strassel argues how the all-out "Resistance" has become dangerously reckless in its obstruction of President Trump.
Among the most consistent and aggressive criticisms of Donald Trump is that he is a threat to American democracy -- a human wrecking ball demolishing our most basic values and institutions.
American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation's CharacterSt. Martin's Griffin #ad - In the death of the grown-up, diana west diagnosed the demise of Western civilization by looking at its chief symptom: our inability to become adults who render judgments of right and wrong. In american betrayal, west digs deeper to discover the root of this malaise and uncovers a body of lies that Americans have been led to regard as the near-sacred history of World War II and its Cold War aftermath.
Part real-life thriller, part national tragedy, moscow-directed penetration of America's most hallowed halls of power, American Betrayal lights up the massive, revealing not just the familiar struggle between Communism and the Free World, but the hidden war between those wishing to conceal the truth and those trying to expose the increasingly official web of lies.
American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation's Character #ad - American betrayal is america's lost history, politicians, defectors, a chronicle that pits Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Dwight David Eisenhower, Harry Truman, and other American icons who shielded overlapping Communist conspiracies against the investigators, and others including Senator Joseph McCarthy who tried to tell the American people the truth.
American betrayal shatters the approved histories of an era that begins with FDR's first inauguration, when "happy days" are supposed to be here again, and ends when we "win" the Cold War. It is here, amid the rubble, where diana west focuses on the world War II--Cold War deal with the devil in which America surrendered her principles in exchange for a series of Big Lies whose preservation soon became the basis of our leaders' own self-preservation.
St martin s Griffin. It was this moral surrender to deception and self-deception, that sent us down the long road to moral relativism, west argues, "political correctness, our present, Diana West shakes the historical record to bring down a new understanding of our past, " and other cultural ills that have left us unable to ask the hard questions: Does our silence on the crimes of Communism explain our silence on the totalitarianism of Islam? Is Uncle Sam once again betraying America?In American Betrayal, and how we have become a nation unable to know truth from lies.
Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the ConfederacySimon & Schuster #ad - In the course of the campaign, while others seized the plantations they had been forced to work on, where more than twenty thousand became soldiers, tens of thousands of slaves fled to the Union lines, destroying the economy of a large part of Mississippi and creating a social revolution. Grant’s efforts repeatedly failed until he found a way to lay siege and force the city to capitulate.
Miller tells the full story of this year-long campaign to win the city. Today no general would ever be permitted to fail as often as Grant did, but in the end he succeeded in what he himself called the most important battle of the war, the one that all but sealed the fate of the Confederacy. St martin s Griffin.
The union navy tried to take Vicksburg, which sat on a high bluff overlooking the river, but couldn’t do it. A superb account” the wall street journal of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed tens of thousands of slaves, and made Ulysses S.
Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy #ad - It prevented the union from using the river for shipping between the Union-controlled Midwest and New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico. He brings to life all the drama, characters, and significance of Vicksburg, a historic moment that rivals any war story in history. General grant moved his army south and joined forces with Admiral Porter, but even together they could not come up with a successful plan.
At one point grant even tried to build a canal so that the river could be diverted away from Vicksburg.
Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to WarTim Duggan Books #ad - Both sweeping and intimate, appeasement is not only an eye-opening history but a timeless lesson on the challenges of standing up to aggression and authoritarianism--and the calamity that results from failing to do so. It was, he later assured the crowd in Downing Street, "peace for our time. Less than a year later, Germany invaded Poland and the Second World War began.
Appeasement is a groundbreaking history of the disastrous years of indecision, failed diplomacy and parliamentary infighting that enabled Hitler's domination of Europe. St martin s Griffin. Bouverie takes us not only into the backrooms of parliament and 10 Downing Street but also into the drawing rooms and dining clubs of fading imperial Britain, where Hitler enjoyed surprising support among the ruling class and even some members of the royal family.
Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War #ad - Beginning with the advent of hitler in 1933, we embark on a fascinating journey from the early days of the Third Reich to the beaches of Dunkirk. Drawing on deep archival research and sources not previously seen by historians, and amateur diplomats who, aristocrats, through their actions and inaction, Tim Bouverie has created an unforgettable portrait of the ministers, shaped their country's policy and determined the fate of Europe.
A new york times editors’ choice • sunday times uk bestseller • a gripping new history of the british appeasement of Hitler on the eve of World War II“An eye-opening narrative that makes for exciting but at times uncomfortable reading as one reflects on possible lessons for the present. Antonia fraser, author of mary queen of scotson a wet afternoon in September 1938, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain stepped off an airplane and announced that his visit to Hitler had averted the greatest crisis in recent memory.
The Marginal Revolutionaries: How Austrian Economists Fought the War of IdeasYale University Press #ad - In this collective biography, one must understand the backdrop against which their philosophy was formed—notably, Janek Wasserman brings these figures to life, showing that in order to make sense of the Austrians and their continued influence, the collapse of the Austro‑Hungarian Empire and a half‑century of war and exile.
. A group history of the austrian school of economics, politics, and society, from the coffeehouses of imperial Vienna to the modern-day Tea Party The Austrian School of Economics—a movement that has had a vast impact on economics, especially among the American right—is poorly understood by supporters and detractors alike.
The Marginal Revolutionaries: How Austrian Economists Fought the War of Ideas #ad - Defining themselves in opposition to the mainstream, economists such as Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich Hayek, and Joseph Schumpeter built the School's international reputation with their work on business cycles and monetary theory. Their focus on individualism—and deep antipathy toward socialism—ultimately won them a devoted audience among the upper echelons of business and government.
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Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation against AmericaRegnery History #ad - If you care about america’s past—and our future—you need this book. It is pushed by hollywood celebrities, and assigned in high school and college classrooms to teach students that American history is nothing more than a litany of oppression, defended by university professors who know better, slavery, and exploitation.
Zinn’s history is popular, but it is also massively wrong. Scholar mary grabar exposes just how wrong in her stunning new book Debunking Howard Zinn, which demolishes Zinn’s Marxist talking points that now dominate American education. In debunking howard zinn, in fact, and was, contra zinn: how columbus was not a genocidal maniac, a defender of indians why the american indians were not feminist-communist sexual revolutionaries ahead of their time How the United States was founded to protect liberty, explicit rejection of historical balance, you’ll learn, not white males’ ill-gotten wealth Why Americans of the “Greatest Generation” were not the equivalent of Nazi war criminals How the Viet Cong were not well-meaning community leaders advocating for local self-rule Why the Black Panthers were not civil rights leaders Grabar also reveals Zinn’s bag of dishonest rhetorical tricks: his slavish reliance on partisan history, and selective quotation of sources to make them say the exact opposite of what their authors intended.
Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation against America #ad - Howard zinn’s a people’s History of the United States has sold more than 2. 5 million copies. St martin s Griffin.
America's Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined ItEncounter Books #ad - Wood's the creation of the American Republic. The declaration is used here as an ideological road map by which to chart the intellectual and moral terrain traveled by American Revolutionaries as they searched for new moral principles to deal with the changed political circumstances of the 1760s and early 1770s.
The purpose of this book is twofold: first, second, to elucidate the logic, principles, and significance of the Declaration of Independence as the embodiment of the American mind; and, to shed light on what John Adams once called the "real American Revolution"; that is, the moral revolution that occurred in the minds of the people in the fifteen years before 1776.
America's Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined It #ad - . America's revolutionary mind is the first major reinterpretation of the American Revolution since the publication of Bernard Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution and Gordon S. This volume identifies and analyzes the modes of reasoning, the patterns of thought, and the new moral and political principles that served American Revolutionaries first in their intellectual battle with Great Britain before 1776 and then in their attempt to create new Revolutionary societies after 1776.
The book reconstructs what amounts to a near-unified system of thought―what Thomas Jefferson called an “American mind” or what I call “America’s Revolutionary mind. This american mind was, i argue, united in its fealty to a common philosophy that was expressed in the Declaration and launched with the words, “We hold these truths to be self-evident.
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Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the WorldBasic Books #ad - Our morals and ethics are not universal. Instead, they are the fruits of a very distinctive civilization. Dominion explores the implications of this shocking conviction as they have reverberated throughout history. Today, the west remains utterly saturated by Christian assumptions. Concepts such as secularism, science, liberalism, and homosexuality are deeply rooted in a Christian seedbed.
How astonishing it was, then, that people should have come to believe that one particular victim of crucifixion-an obscure provincial by the name of Jesus-had been a god. From the crucifixion of jesus to the birth of modern morals, this "marvelous" account from an award-winning historian shows how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination The Economist.
Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World #ad - Crucifixion, the Romans believed, was the worst fate imaginable. St martin s Griffin. From babylon to the beatles, saint Michael to #MeToo, Dominion tells the story of how Christianity transformed the world. It was this that rendered it so suitable a punishment for slaves.