[BOOK REVIEW] The Way of the Knife: The CIA, A Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

Title: The Way of the Knife Author: Mark Mazzetti Genre: Political Science Publisher: Scribe Publications Release Date: April 17, 2013 Pages: 400 A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s riveting account of the transformation of the CIA and America’s special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines The most momentous change in American warfare over the past decade […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World’s Greatest Outlaw

Title: Killing Pablo Author: Mark Bowden Genre: Biography & Autobiography Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Release Date: April 14, 2015 Pages: 304 A riveting nonfiction thriller reveals the inside story of how U.S. special forces and intelligence agencies led the largest manhunt in history to capture and contain Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, one of the […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Defend the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5

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Title: Defend the Realm Author: Christopher Andrew Genre: Political Science Publisher: Vintage Release Date: November 3, 2009 Pages: 1056 For over 100 years, the agents of MI5 have defended Britain against enemy subversion. Their work has remained shrouded in secrecy—until now. This first-ever authorized account reveals the British Security Service as never before: its inner […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] Juan Ponce Enrile, A Memoir

Title: Juan Ponce Enrile: A Memoir Author: Juan Ponce Enrile Genre: Biography Publisher: ABS-CBN Publishing Release Date: 2012 Juan Ponce Enrile’s career spans six presidencies from Ferdinand Marcos to Benigno S. Aquino III, during which the Philippines metamorphosed from a free-wheeling republic into a brutal dictatorship that eventually gave way to a turbulent return to […]

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[BOOK REVIEW] The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)

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Title: The World of Ice & Fire Author: George R. R. Martin, Elio Garcia, Linda Antonsson, Genre: Fiction Publisher: Bantam Release Date: October 28, 2014 Pages: 336 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN HISTORY OF WESTEROS AND THE LANDS BEYOND • WITH HUNDREDS OF PAGES OF ALL-NEW MATERIAL FROM GEORGE R. R. MARTIN If […]

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