The New Ministry of Truth: Combat Advisors In Afghanistan and America’s Great Betrayal

This is not a book about epic firefights. It’s not about battlefield heroics. No one will extract a blockbuster movie from these words. Rather, the purpose of this book is to use the story of a combat advisor’s deployment to Afghanistan to illustrate one of America’s gravest betrayals.

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Hardened To Hickory: The Missing Chapter In Andrew Jackson Life

Unpublished documents reveal an Andrew Jackson who committed mutiny and shed tears as he thought his mistakes would lead to the deaths of teenage soldiers under his command. Indians saved him. The backwoods Jackson, who had never commanded a battle, presumed to take on the mantle of General George Washington.

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A Hero Is An Everyday, Ordinary Person Who Has Done Something Extraordinary

General Ann Dunwoody’s memoir “A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America’s First Female Four-Star General” is so much more than just a re-cap of a remarkable career. While Dunwoody’s four decades in the U.S. Army would have made for a fascinating read in its own right, it’s the advice she gives that makes this book a must-read.

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Navigating The Second Nuclear Age of International Politics

Have we unknowingly entered a second nuclear age? Paul Bracken of Yale University argues that the United States should pay renewed attention to nuclear weapons and how their presence will transform the way crises develop and escalate, especially as new countries acquire nuclear capabilities. The Second Nuclear Age addresses the new rules for international politics

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