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Author: Robert H. Latiff | Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Release Date: September 26, 2017
An urgent, prescient, and expert look at how future technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead.

Future war is almost here. battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous systems that can process information and strike violently before a human being can blink.
$15
ISBN: 9780525523178
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Author: Eric Schlosser | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: September 17, 2013
A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weapons.

Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal. A groundbreaking account of accidents, near misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age.
$30
ISBN: 9781101631027
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Author: Rajiv Chandrasekaran | Narrator: Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Release Date: June 26, 2012
From the award-winning author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City, a riveting, intimate account of America’s troubled war in Afghanistan.

When President Barack Obama ordered the surge of troops and aid to Afghanistan, Washington Post correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran followed.
$22.50
ISBN: 9780307989185
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Author: Rachel Maddow | Narrator: Rachel Maddow
Release Date: March 27, 2012
The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war.

"One of my favorite ideas is, never to keep an unnecessary soldier," Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1792. Neither Jefferson nor the other Found­ers could ever have envisioned the modern national security state, with its tens of thousands of "privateers"; its bloated Department of Homeland Security; its rust­ing nuclear weapons, ill-maintained and difficult to dismantle; and its strange fascination with an unproven counterinsurgency doctrine.
$17.50
ISBN: 9780307970398
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Author: Greg Jaffe and David Cloud | Narrator: Richard McGonagle
Release Date: October 13, 2009
They were four exceptional soldiers, a new generation asked to save an army that had been hollowed out after Vietnam. They became the Army's most influential generals in the crucible of Iraq. Collectively, their lives tell the story of the Army over the last four decades and illuminate the path it must travel to protect the nation over the next century.
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Author: Thomas E. Ricks | Narrator: James Lurie
Release Date: July 25, 2006
From the Washington Post's two-time Pulitzer-winning senior Pentagon reporter, the definitive military chronicle of the Iraq War-and a searing judgment of its gross strategic blindness-drawing on the accounts of senior military officers giving voice to their anger for the first time.
$20
ISBN: 9781429585811
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Author: James Carroll | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: May 30, 2006
In House of War, the bestselling author James Carroll has created a history of the Pentagon that is both epic and personal. Through Carroll we see how the Pentagon, since its founding, has operated beyond the control of any force in government or society, undermining the very national security it is sworn to protect.
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Author: Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor | Narrator: Craig Wasson
Release Date: March 28, 2006
Informed by unparalleled access to still–secret documents, interviews with top field commanders, and a review of the military’s own internal after–action reports, Cobra II is the definitive chronicle of America’s invasion and occupation of Iraq—a conflict that could not be lost but one that the United States failed to win decisively.
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Author: Michael M. Phillips | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: June 21, 2005
The true story of US Marine Corporal Jason Dunham's brave act that saved fellow Marines and earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Corporal Dunham was on patrol near the Syrian border, on April 14, 2004, when a black-clad Iraqi leaped out of a car and grabbed him around his neck.
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