For the last half century, as administrations have come and gone, the fundamental assumptions about America's military policy have remained unchanged: 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. In the Obama era, just as in the Bush years, these beliefs remain unquestioned gospel...
The Fiddler on Pantico Run by Joe Mozingo(writer for the Los Angeles Times). Joe Mozingo researched and learned he too was a descendant.of 17th century former slave Edward Mozingo. Many of his other descendants live in Cassopolis, Michigan.
You Have Given Me a Country is an emotionally powerful exploration of blurred borders, identity, and what it means to be multicultural. Combining memoir, history, and fiction, the book follows the paths of the author's Irish-Catholic mother and Sindhi-Indian father on their journey toward each other and the biracial child they create.
An artfully crafted and apolitical "Desert Solitaire" for the Intermountain West centered on a single meadow as seasons and generations weave their way through and around it. Worthy of a pilgrimage during the darkness and brilliant short days of winter.
Review: Peter Bergen’s ‘United States of Jihad’ Surveys Homegrown Terrorism
Born into War is the biography of Trong Van Nguyen. Trong was born in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War and now lives in Plymouth, Minnesota. This book is the amazing story of Trong, his family, and the Americans who helped him establish a new life in Minnesota.
On October 7, 1984, Crystal Taylor gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Daquan. Crystal was only fourteen. She was living with a boyfriend whom she was too young to marry, and her mother was addicted to heroin and cocaine. So under the law, Crystal and Daquan became wards of New York State’s foster-care system.