A People's History of American Empire

A People's History of American Empire

A Graphic Adaptation

Adapted from the bestselling grassroots history of the United States, the story of America in the world, told in comics form

A Question of Torture

A Question of Torture

CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror

Scrupulously documented and grippingly told, A Question of Torture is a devastating indictment of inhumane practices that have damaged America's laws, military, and international standing.

Ain't My America

Ain't My America

The Long, Noble History of Antiwar Conservatism and Middle-American Anti-Imperialism

Passionate and witty, Ain't My America is an eye-opening exploration of the forgotten history of right-wing peace movements—and a clarion manifesto for antiwar conservatives of today.

Base Nation

Base Nation

How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World

From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas

Blood and Oil

Blood and Oil

The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum

With clarity and urgency, Blood and Oil delineates the United States' predicament and cautions that it is time to change our energy policies, before we spend the next decades paying for oil with blood.

Blowback

Blowback

The Costs and Consequences of American Empire

the bestselling account of the effect of American global policies, hailed as "brilliant and iconoclastic" (Los Angeles Times)

Breach of Trust

Breach of Trust

How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country

For ordinary citizens, as former secretary of defense Robert Gates has acknowledged, armed conflict has become an "abstraction" and military service "something for other people to do." In Breach of Trust, bestselling author Andrew Bacevich takes stock of the damage this disconnect has wrought.

Crusade

Crusade

Chronicles of an Unjust War

Combining clear moral consciousness, an acute sense of history, and a real-world grasp of the unforgiving demands of politics, Crusade is a compelling call for the rescue of America's noblest traditions.

Devil's Game

Devil's Game

How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam

Chronicling a history of double-dealing, cynical exploitation, and humiliating embarrassment that continues to this day, Devil's Game reveals a pattern that, far from furthering democracy or security, ensures a future of blunders and blowback.

Dilemmas of Domination

Dilemmas of Domination

The Unmaking of the American Empire

From the acclaimed globalization critic, a far-reaching analysis of America's military, economic, and political vulnerability

Dismantling the Empire

Dismantling the Empire

America's Last Best Hope

From the author of the bestselling Blowback Trilogy, an urgent call to confront America's waning power

Empire's Workshop

Empire's Workshop

Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism

With much of Latin America now in open rebellion against U.S. domination, Grandin asks: If Washington failed to bring prosperity and democracy to Latin America—its own backyard "workshop"—what are the chances it will do so for the world?

Failed States

Failed States

The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy

Forceful, lucid, and meticulously documented, Failed States offers a comprehensive analysis of a global superpower that has long claimed the right to reshape other nations while its own democratic institutions are in severe crisis.

Hegemony or Survival

Hegemony or Survival

America's Quest for Global Dominance

With the striking logic that is his trademark, Chomsky tracks the U.S. government's aggressive pursuit of "full spectrum dominance" and vividly lays out how the most recent manifestations of the politics of global control-from unilateralism to the dismantling of international agreements to state terrorism-cohere in a drive for hegemony that ultimately threatens our existence.

How to Succeed at Globalization

How to Succeed at Globalization

A Primer for Roadside Vendors

El Fisgón's graphically stunning, visually sophisticated book, filled with allusions to the history of art and cartooning, cleverly reverses every self-help manual for playing the market, teaching us not how to become rich but rather why so many remain poor.

Ideal Illusions

Ideal Illusions

How the U.S. Government Co-opted Human Rights

From a noted historian and foreign-policy analyst, a groundbreaking critique of the troubling symbiosis between Washington and the human rights movement

Imperial Ambitions

Imperial Ambitions

Conversations on the Post-9/11 World

In this first collection of interviews since the bestselling 9-11, our foremost intellectual activist examines crucial new questions of U.S. foreign policy

In the Name of Democracy

In the Name of Democracy

American War Crimes in Iraq and Beyond

A riveting documentary anthology that examines a deeply disturbing question: Is the United States guilty of war crimes in Iraq?

Iraq

Iraq

The Logic of Withdrawal

In this cogent and compelling book, Anthony Arnove argues that the U.S. occupation is the major source of instability and suffering for the Iraqi people.

Kill Anything That Moves

Kill Anything That Moves

The Real American War in Vietnam

Based on classified documents and first-person interviews, a startling history of the American war on Vietnamese civilians

Nemesis

Nemesis

The Last Days of the American Republic

In Nemesis, Chalmers Johnson shows how imperial overstretch is undermining the republic itself, both economically and politically.

No Good Men Among the Living

No Good Men Among the Living

America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes

In a breathtaking chronicle, acclaimed journalist Anand Gopal traces the lives of three Afghans caught in America's war on terror.

Power Systems

Power Systems

Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire

A compelling new set of interviews on our changing and turbulent times with Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost thinkers

The Complex

The Complex

How the Military Invades Our Everyday Lives

A stunning breakdown of the modern military-industrial complex—an omnipresent, hidden-in-plain-sight system of systems that penetrates all our lives.

The Limits of Power

The Limits of Power

The End of American Exceptionalism

An immediate New York Times bestseller, The Limits of Power offers an unparalleled examination of the profound triple crisis facing America: an economy in disarray that can no longer be fixed by relying on expansion abroad; a government transformed by an imperial presidency into a democracy in name only; and an engagement in endless wars that has severely undermined the body politic.

The Seventh Decade

The Seventh Decade

The New Shape of Nuclear Danger

From the bestselling author of The Fate of the Earth, a provocative look at the urgent threat posed by America's new nuclear policies

The Sorrows of Empire

The Sorrows of Empire

Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic

In this important national bestseller, Chalmers Johnson thoroughly explores the new militarism that is transforming America and compelling us to pick up the burden of empire.

War Powers

War Powers

How the Imperial Presidency Hijacked the Constitution

A "compelling and unnerving" assessment of how the Constitution has been distorted to accomodate the drive to empire (The Washington Post)

Washington Rules

Washington Rules

America's Path to Permanent War

Washington Rules is Andrew J. Bacevich's bestselling challenge to the conventional wisdom that American security requires the United States (and us alone) to maintain a permanent armed presence around the globe, to prepare our forces for military operations in far-flung regions, and to be ready to intervene anywhere at any time.

We Meant Well

We Meant Well

How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People

A work of "scathing, gallows humor" (The Boston Globe), We Meant Well is a tragicomic voyage of ineptitude and corruption that leaves its writer—and readers—appalled and disillusioned, but wiser.

What We Say Goes

What We Say Goes

Conversations on U.S. Power in a Changing World

An indispensable set of interviews on foreign and domestic issues with the bestselling author of Hegemony or Survival, 'America's most useful citizen.' (The Boston Globe)

Who Rules the World

Who Rules the World

The world’s leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American Century, the nature of U.S. policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights