By Danny Cox
By Mats Berdal
By Matthew Cecil
Retrieving the Dicksons from the fog of background and the hype of the FBI’s “Most sought after” narrative, The Ballad of Ben and Stella Mae tells the tale of a broken small-town woman and her petty felony husband whose low-key crime spree grew to become, as True journal proclaimed, “The purple path of Public Enemies One and Two.” The ebook follows Stella Mae and Ben from their stricken beginnings in Topeka in the course of the determined event that the FBI recast as a deadly rampage, stirring a media frenzy and a national manhunt that resulted in betrayal and bloodshed: Ben lifeless, shot within the again open air of a hamburger joint in wooded area Park, Missouri, and Stella Mae, a juvenile, placed away for ten years.
The Dicksons first captured Matthew Cecil's mind's eye as in his homeland of Brookings, the place their financial institution theft is still the stuff of legend. while, decades later, their dossier became up in his study into the FBI, the story in their exploits—and exploitation by the hands of J. Edgar Hoover—proved impossible to resist. Readers of this Depression-era tale, retold the following in all its grit and tarnished glory, will locate it no much less compelling.
By Michael Wala,Heike Bungert,Jan G. Heitmann,Nigel West
By Phil Haun
By Paul Schwartz
By Alastair Finlan
This quantity undertakes a scientific research of the connection among detailed Forces and modern process, explaining the resurgence of curiosity in designated Forces, quite within the West, through exploring their allure over conventional traditional strength innovations within the present ‘War on Terror’.
Special Forces, Terrorism and Strategy includes 4 overarching themes:
By constructing a reputable conception in regards to the function of particular Forces in modern method, Alastair Finlan assesses the altering personality of the connection among traditional forces and specific Forces, illustrating the well-liked function of those forces within the ‘War on Terror’.
This ebook could be of significant curiosity to scholars of strategic stories and armed forces background, in addition to for pro army colleges.
By Hugh Gusterson
By Franklyn Griffiths,Rob Huebert,P. Whitney Lackenbauer
international warming has had a dramatic influence at the Arctic setting, together with the ice soften that has opened formerly ice-covered waterways. kingdom and non-state actors who glance to the sector and its assets with diversified agendas have began to watch out. Do new geopolitical dynamics element to a aggressive and inherently conflictual “race for resources”? Or will the Arctic turn into a sector ruled through mutual profit, overseas legislations, and the fulfillment of a widening array of cooperative preparations between states and Indigenous peoples?
As an Arctic country Canada isn't resistant to the implications of those changes. In Canada and the altering Arctic: Sovereignty, protection, and Stewardship, the authors, all major commentators on Arctic affairs, grapple with primary questions on how Canada may still craft a dependable and potent Northern method. They define diversified paths to reaching sovereignty, safeguard, and stewardship in Canada’s Arctic and within the broader circumpolar global.
The altering Arctic zone provides Canadians with daunting demanding situations and large possibilities. This e-book will encourage persisted debate on what Canada needs to do to guard its pursuits, venture its values, and play a management function within the twenty-first-century Arctic.
Forewords via Senator Hugh Segal and previous Minister of international Affairs and of nationwide Defence invoice Graham.
By Yared Debebe