Imperialism

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Oil and World Politics

The real story of today's conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more

This book identifies the underlying role played by the oil and gas resource and the oil industry in international affairs, with a focus on recent conflict zones. It discusses military … 280 View

Patriots, Traitors and Empires

The Story of Korea's Struggle for Freedom

“In the night of our ignorance, North Korea confirms all stereotypes.”—Bruce Cumings Patriots, Traitors and Empires is an account of modern Korean history, written from the … 272 View

Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

From Tragedy to Useful Imperial Fiction

“… essential reading.” Edward S. Herman An accepted narrative holds that horrible Rwandan Hutu génocidaires planned and executed a satanic scheme to eliminate nearly a million Tutsis after a … 276 View

Washington’s Long War on Syria

When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The … 280 View
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Introduction

From: Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

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In the introduction, Robert Philpot reflects on the upcoming twentieth anniversary of the shooting down of the Rwandan president’s plane which triggered war, destruction, and massacres in … 16 $1.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

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From 1963 onward, Syrian governments in which Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party members Hafez al-Assad and his son Bashar played principal roles, were committed to the Arab nationalist values of … 28 $2.80 Add
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One Country—Two States

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

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The introduction, One Country-Two States explains how as a nation, Korea has existed for over a thousand years within clearly delineated and recognized borders; however, Korean have had the great … 9 $0.90 Add
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Petroleum and Geopolitics

From: Oil and World Politics

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Discusses petroleum, the most valuable commodity in world trade, and its ties to politics and power. Introduces the links between governments and oil corporations, the history of petrodollars in … 30 $3.00 Add
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Invasion? What Invasion?

From: Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

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In Chapter 1, Philpot challenges the notion that the Rwandan Patriotic Front under its leadership of the current Rwandan President Paul Kagame– who, along with many fellow officers was … 22 $2.20 Add
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Iraq: A Quest for Control

From: Oil and World Politics

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Documents the official reasons for the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the quest for control of Iraq’s oil wealth. The post-2003 Iraqi government resisted opening oil to foreign ownership, … 19 $1.90 Add
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The Den of Arabism

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

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The constitution of the Ba’ath Party made a proclamation in its very first line which Washington could have only regarded with deep hostility: “The Arabs are one nation which has its … 55 $5.50 Add
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The Empire of Japan

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

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Chapter One The Empire of Japan/i> focuses on the rise of Japanese imperialism and colonialism in Korea. As an emerging industrial power, Japan required access to vital raw materials necessary … 23 $2.30 Add
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Imperialism

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

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Chapter two, Imperialism focuses on defining imperialism and how it relates to both the history of Korea and its present day geopolitics. Imperialism is the activity, enterprise and methodology … 17 $1.70 Add
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In the Name of Peace and Democracy

From: Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

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In Chapter 2, Philpot discusses the larger political atmosphere of the Great Lakes region in East Africa before the war, and how with the aid of the Western powers, Paul Kagame, and the Rwandan … 14 $1.40 Add
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Regime Change

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

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Two forces sought to topple the secular Arab nationalists of Ba’athist Syria, each for its own, and separate reasons. Both forces were equally determined to end the influence of secular … 31 $3.10 Add
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Syria: A Tale of Two Pipelines

From: Oil and World Politics

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Analyzes the Syrian conflict, in which Big Powers (US, Russia) and regional powers (Iran, Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey) clash over Sunni-Shia divisions, terrorism, and petroleum. Initial … 31 $3.10 Add