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1 AL-KHALIL, Samir Republic of Fear: The Inside Story of Saddam's Iraq
New York, New York, U.S.A. Pantheon Books 1990 067973502X / 9780679735021 Sixth Paperback Printing Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Inside story about Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq. 310pp. About 'as new' - bright,clean and unmarked; no creasing to spine. Weight, 330g. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 ARMSTRONG, Hamilton Fish - Editor Foreign Affairs: An American Quarterly Review, January 1946
Concord, NH Council on Foreign Relations 1946 Vol. 24, No. 2 Printed Wrappers Good VG, or Better Quarterly Review 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Fourteen articles on Foreign Affairs of the day. Articles include - New Tactics in Naval Warfare, America at War, How to Deal with Japan, Canada's New Stature, Russian Naval Aims, Unneutral Neutral Eire, Italo-Jugoslav Frontier, etc. pp177-368, Index to Vol. 23 at rear. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. No damage to spine. Clean wrappers. Weight, 450g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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3 ARMSTRONG, Hamilton Fish - Editor Foreign Affairs: An American Quarterly Review, January 1960
Concord, NH Council on Foreign Relations 1960 Vol. 38, No. 2 Printed Wrappers Good VG, or Better Quarterly Review 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Ten articles on Foreign Affairs of the day. Features include articles by George F. Kennan, Adlai Stevenson, Sir Leslie Munro, Wassily Leontief, and others. pp171-352. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. No damage to spine. Clean wrappers showing some wear at the overlapping edges. Weight, 333g. 
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4 ARMSTRONG, Hamilton Fish - Editor Foreign Affairs: An American Quarterly Review, July 1960
Concord, NH Council on Foreign Relations 1960 Vol. 38, No. 4 Printed Wrappers Good VG, or Better Quarterly Review 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Thirteen articles on Foreign Affairs of the day. Features include articles by Lester B. Pearson, Mohammed Khan, Henry Kissinger, Bertram Wolfe, Flora Lewis, and others. pp537-702. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. No damage to spine. Clean wrappers showing some wear at the overlapping edges. Weight, 310g. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 ARMSTRONG, Hamilton Fish - Editor Foreign Affairs: An American Quarterly Review, October 1964
New York Council on Foreign Relations 1964 Vol. 43, No. 1 Printed Wrappers Good VG, or Better Quarterly Review 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Fourteen articles on Foreign Affairs of the day. Features include articles by Grayson Kirk, George F. Kennan, Sidney Weintraub, Paiul Hasluk, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and others. pp1-198. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. No damage to spine. Clean wrappers showing some wear at the overlapping edges. Weight, 475g. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 ATWAN, Abdel Bari The Secret History of Al Qaeda
Berkeley, CA Univ of California Press 2006 0520249747 / 9780520249745 First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Drawing on unparalleled access to Osama bin Laden and his key associates, journalist Abdel Bari Atwan gives an incisive and timely account, the clearest we have so far, of the rise of the notorious terrorist organization, al Qaeda. In this lively narrative, the author establishes what al Qaeda is or has become, what it wants, what its capabilities are, and how the West can answer its complaints and challenges. 256 p. ; 22 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 450g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 BAR-ZOHAR, Michael Bitter Scent: The Case of L'Oreal, Nazis and the Arab Boycott
New York, New York, U.S.A. E P Dutton 1996 0525940685 / 9780525940685 First Printing Cloth Fine  Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Story of the struggle of two Jews to uncover the conspiracy of silence at L'Oreal, the world's largest perfume maker. 264pp. Bright, fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 434g.  
Price: 7.50 USD
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8 BARCLAY, Brigadier C. N. The New Warfare
New York Philosophical Library Inc. 1954 First Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles Near Fine  G+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The editor of Britain's 'The Army Quarterly' writes on new 'forms' of warfare present since the end of WWII - propaganda, underground activities, armed threats, and limited war by proxy. 65pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. no wear to cloth. Dustjacket has darkened spine, minor soiling and some edge wear particularly to extremities of spine. Weight, 250g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 BARNABY, C. F.: BOSRUP, A. - Editors Implications of Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems
London Souvenir Press 1969 0285502603 / 9780285502604 First Edition Cloth VG+ Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pugwash Monograph II. Second Pugwash Symposium held in Copenhagen in 1969. 246pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tiny book store stamp to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows wear to edges, a few, short margin tears etc. Weight, 488g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 BERGEN, Peter L. Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama Bin Laden
New York Free Press 2001 0-7432-0502-2 / 9780743205023 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Story of Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda terrorist organization. 283pp. Mint copy, seem unused and 'as new'. Weight, 500g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 BERTON, Pierre My Times: Living
Toronto Doubleday Canada 1995 0385255284 / 9780385255288 First Edition, First Printing Cloth Fine Fine Autobiography 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Presentation Copy from the Author
The author looks back at half a century of his involvement in the history of his times. Presentation copy - 'To Lorne, Pierre Berton, Dec 95', in his hand. 440pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 950g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 BREE, Han van - et al Het aanzien van 1986 : twaalf maanden wereldnieuws in Beeld
Utrecht [etc.] Het Spectrum 1986 9027405654 / 9789027405654 First Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards About Fine Hardcover Quarto 
Yearbook for 1986. Day-by-day commentary. Dutch language text. 191pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w and in color.. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 705g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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13 BREE, Han van - et al Het aanzien van 1987 : twaalf maanden wereldnieuws in Beeld
Utrecht [etc.] Het Spectrum 1987 9027418802 / 9789027418807 First Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards About Fine Hardcover Quarto 
Yearbook for 1986. Day-by-day commentary. Dutch language text. 191pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w and in color.. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 712g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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14 BREE, Han van - et al Het aanzien van 1989 : twaalf maanden wereldnieuws in Beeld
Utrecht [etc.] Het Spectrum 1989 9027424616 / 9789027424617 First Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards About Fine Hardcover Quarto 
Yearbook for 1989. Day-by-day commentary. Dutch language text. 191pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w and in color.. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 711g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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15 BRITTAIN, Victoria Hidden Lives, Hidden Deaths: South Africa's Crippling of a Continent
London Faber & Faber 1988 0571139078 / 9780571139071 First Edition Cloth About Fine  VG+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Conflict in the region of southern Africa, emanating from the old republic of South Africa.189pp. Clean interior, pages browning lightly. Unclipped dustjacket, bright and clean. Weight, 380g.  
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 CALDER, Ritchie Two-way Passage
London Heinemann 1964 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine  Good VG 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A study of the give-and-take of international aid. x, 186pp. Very bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear to brown cloth. Dustjacket is similar but with a little edge wear. Weight, 375g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 CARTER, Jason Power Lines: Two Years on South Africa's Borders
Washington National Geographic Magazine 2002 0-7922-8012-1 / 9780792280125 First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author recounts time spent in South Africa as a member of the Peace Corps. Introduction by President Jimmy Carter. 278pp, color photo illustrated. Mint copy, quite 'as new'. Weight, 610g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 CHOMSKY, Noam 9-11
New York, NY, U.S.A. Seven Stories Press 2001 1583224890 / 9781583224892 Seventh Printing Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Softcover 7" 
Interviews with Noam Chomsky of the 9-11 terrorist attack on the United States. 125pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copt. Bright, glossy wrappers. New appearance. Weight, 147g. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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19 CHOMSKY, Noam Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
New York, New York, U.S.A. Metropolitan Books 2003 0805074007 / 9780805074000 Fifth Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Chomsky offers an analysis of America's pursuit of total domination and the catastrophic consequences that follow. 278 p. ; 25 cm. A mint' or 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 547g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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20 CHOMSKY, Noam Pirates and Emperors, Old and New : International Terrorism in the Real World
Toronto, ON, Canada Between the Lines 2002 1896357636 / 9781896357638 New Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine  Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New, fully updated edition of Chomsky's classic dissection of terrorism explores the role of the US in the Middle East'. 233pp. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 300g.  
Price: 13.00 USD
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