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Trump's World

Trump's World

Author: Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, Felipe J. Cuello, Matteo Salvini Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/02/2020

A phrase has come into the Zeitgeist - calling people the Trump of their field. Elon Musk is the Trump of business. Many leaders still do not know how to react to President Trump; to his decision to control immigration; 3+% economic growth and, especially, to the absolutely justified desire to implement a pro-US policy. Europe has been awakened from its somnolence by the vigor and determination with which US President Donald Trump has changed the face of America and indeed, the entire world. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, mainland Europe has been stuck in the old politics of the 20th century. The annihilation of the European Socialists in the European Parliament and the European Council (where they only count a handful of heads of state) is birthing a new European era. Europe, like the rest of the world, needs Trump in order to re-learn how to do politics, instead of winding endless tales from which no one understands anything, and no one takes any firm decisions. The Trump of America must lead the world in uniting Western Civilization against an onslaught of weak, feeble centrists and leftists at home and abroad. Europe needs Trump in order to wake up from its zealous overconfidence in its capacity to assimilate millions of non-Europeans into its cultures. The world also needs Trump and America to learn the value of the nation state and policies based on the community called the nation. Every nation in the world needs a president or prime minister like Donald Trump - pushing their nation towards its greater destiny. Every nation needs presidents that puts their nation first and fights for the interests of those who voted for them! Trump's World shows how Trump has bent the arc of modern history in the US and how other leaders will do the same across the world as popular sovereignists win the day.

When Leaders Matter

When Leaders Matter

Author: Joel W Harder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2020

Shall We Wake the President?

Shall We Wake the President?

Author: Tevi Troy, Joseph I. Lieberman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

The history of presidential dealings with disasters shows that whatever their ideology, presidents need to be prepared to deal with unexpected crises. In Shall We Wake the President?, Tevi Troy, a presidential historian and former senior White House aide and deputy secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services, looks at the evolving role of the president in dealing with disasters, and looks at how our presidents have handled disasters throughout our history. He also looks at the likelihood of similar disasters befalling modern America, and details how smart policies today can help us avoid future crises, or can best react to them should they occur.

Presidential Fringe

Presidential Fringe

Author: Mark Stein Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2020

Regardless of current events or personal opinions, Americans continue to revere the power and poise of the president of the United States. Yet, for almost as long as this nation has existed, we have simultaneously been forced to tolerate that occasional oddball who, for some reason or another, also decided that it would be a great idea to run for the most important office in the world. Rarely, if ever, have we looked at our fringe candidates for presidency with anything other than a sideways glance or fleeting interest; after all, how seriously can we expect to take someone running for the most powerful seat in the world under the moniker Vermin Supreme, or proudly representing the Flying Saucer Party? It's easy to look at those who have irreverently thrown their hats into the grandest of political rings as little more than attention seekers, hoping to finagle a few days in the sun before rightfully returning back to complete obscurity. However, to simply dismiss these candidates as nothing more than walking punchlines, (un)welcome distractions, and desperate fools looking to stroke their own egos would not be giving them enough credit; in fact, more often than not, these eccentric candidates have come to represent much more than political comic relief. The Presidential Fringe examines, for the first time ever, the complete history of America's relationship with the nefarious-and sometimes hilarious-men, women, and even animals that have thrown their hats into the ring. And while it's always easy to dismiss the political fringe as unworthy of our time and attention, closer examination reveals that, very often, it was in fact these very fringe candidates that planted the seeds from which mainstream candidates later harvested genuine, positive change. In fact, some of the policies, regulations, and behaviors we adhere to today are the direct result of fringe candidacy. Written with Mark Stein's trademark voice and direct, relatable style, The Presidential Fringe explores and explains an American landscape rife with the unlikely, unassuming, unexpected, and (in a few cases) unbalanced presidential hopefuls who, in their own way, have contributed to this nation's founding quest to form a more perfect Union.

Getting Trump

Getting Trump

Author: Charles Davies Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2020

Charles Davies offers a fresh, outsider's view of the American President and his on-going battles with mainstream media. Getting Trump makes the argument that no other previous president has ever had to struggle with the constant attacks by an openly biased and hostile press. Davies shows how much of the media's reporting has little to do with honest reporting but more to do with the reporter's opinions and political leaning. Davies has made an intensive study of the words and deeds of President trump and reveals the many ways that an innocuous event may be misreported. Although Davies recognizes that Trump is known for his straight talk and disrespect for the hypercritical mainstream media, he suggests that both sides could strive for improvement.

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Author: Runar Sogaard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2020

Opinions Throughout History: Presidential Authority

Opinions Throughout History: Presidential Authority

Author: Micah Issit Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2020

This new series from Grey House offers in-depth, single volumes that follow the debate, or path, to a decision on a controversial topic as it evolved throughout history. Each volume offers a wide range of opinion essays and editorials, speeches, and journal articles and expert analysis.

Trumplandia

Trumplandia

Author: Tiberiu Dianu Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2020

Trumplandia: Populist Nationalism in America is a collection of essays about the transformation of America, which has turned from a united nation to one more divided than ever under the presidency of Donald Trump. Some pundits predict that if things don't change another civil war could occur. Have we reached a point of no return? Author and attorney Tiberiu Dianu writes in the hope that America is mature enough to learn from its mistakes and avoid further scars along its evolving history.

Team of Vipers

Team of Vipers

Author: Cliff Sims Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Breaking Protocol

Breaking Protocol

Author: Philip Nash Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/01/2020

It used to be, soon-to-be secretary of state Madeleine K. Albright said in 1996, that the only way a woman could truly make her foreign policy views felt was by marrying a diplomat and then pouring tea on an offending ambassador's lap. This world of US diplomacy excluded women for a variety of misguided reasons: they would let their emotions interfere with the task of diplomacy, they were not up to the deadly risks that could arise overseas, and they would be unable to cultivate the social contacts vital to success in the field. The men of the State Department objected but had to admit women, including the first female ambassadors: Ruth Bryan Owen, Florence Daisy Harriman, Perle Mesta, Eugenie Anderson, Clare Boothe Luce, and Frances Willis. These were among the most influential women in US foreign relations in their era. Using newly available archival sources, Philip Nash examines the history of the Big Six and how they carved out their rightful place in history. After a chapter capturing the male world of American diplomacy in the early twentieth century, the book devotes one chapter to each of the female ambassadors and delves into a number of topics, including their backgrounds and appointments, the issues they faced while on the job, how they were received by host countries, the complications of protocol, and the press coverage they received, which was paradoxically favorable yet deeply sexist. In an epilogue that also provides an overview of the role of women in modern US diplomacy, Nash reveals how these trailblazers helped pave the way for more gender parity in US foreign relations.

A Very Stable Genius

A Very Stable Genius

Author: Carol D. Leonnig, Philip Rucker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2020

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER 'It's all here in this stunning first draft of the history of the presidency of Donald Trump' Sydney Morning Herald First came Fire and Fury to sound the alarm, then came Fear to spread unease, now A Very Stable Genius lifts the lid to bring us the full account. Drawing on nearly three years of reporting, hundreds of hours of interviews and more than two hundred sources, including some of the most senior members of the administration, friends and first-hand witnesses who have never spoken before, Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig take us inside some of the most controversial moments of Trump's presidency. They peer deeply into Trump's White House - at the aides pressured to lie to the public, the lawyers scrambling to clear up norm-breaking disasters, and the staffers whose careers have been reduced to ashes - to paint an unparalleled group portrait of an administration driven by self-preservation and paranoia. Rucker and Leonnig reveal Trump at his most unvarnished, showing the unhinged decision-making and incompetence that has floored officials and stunned foreign leaders. They portray unscripted calls with Vladimir Putin, steak dinners with Kim Jong-un, and calls with Theresa May so hostile that they left her aides shaken. They also take a hard look at Robert Mueller, Trump's greatest antagonist to date, and how his investigation slowly unravelled an administration whose universal value is loyalty - not to country, but to the president himself. Grippingly told, A Very Stable Genius is a behind-the-scenes account of Trump's vainglorious pursuit of power in his first term - the rages and the frenzies, the dishonesty and the depravity - as he dodges impeachment, and squares up for the 2020 elections. 'Taut and terrifying . . . It reads like a horror story, an almost comic immorality tale' New York Times 'In often alarming detail, A Very Stable Genius chronicles the wild ride of the Trump presidency' Guardian 'A damning, well-reported, well-sourced and clearly written haymaker' Sunday Times 'There are brilliant flashes of insights and voices that have yet to be heard in the presidential cacophony' Financial Times 'Takes us behind the scenes of the Trump presidency, where we learn that the private Trump is - if you can believe it - even worse than what you see every day' Washington Post

A Very Stable Genius

A Very Stable Genius

Author: Carol D. Leonnig, Philip Rucker Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/01/2020

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER 'It's all here in this stunning first draft of the history of the presidency of Donald Trump' Sydney Morning Herald First came Fire and Fury to sound the alarm, then came Fear to spread unease, now A Very Stable Genius lifts the lid to bring us the full account. Drawing on nearly three years of reporting, hundreds of hours of interviews and more than two hundred sources, including some of the most senior members of the administration, friends and first-hand witnesses who have never spoken before, Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig take us inside some of the most controversial moments of Trump's presidency. They peer deeply into Trump's White House - at the aides pressured to lie to the public, the lawyers scrambling to clear up norm-breaking disasters, and the staffers whose careers have been reduced to ashes - to paint an unparalleled group portrait of an administration driven by self-preservation and paranoia. Rucker and Leonnig reveal Trump at his most unvarnished, showing the unhinged decision-making and incompetence that has floored officials and stunned foreign leaders. They portray unscripted calls with Vladimir Putin, steak dinners with Kim Jong-un, and calls with Theresa May so hostile that they left her aides shaken. They also take a hard look at Robert Mueller, Trump's greatest antagonist to date, and how his investigation slowly unravelled an administration whose universal value is loyalty - not to country, but to the president himself. Grippingly told, A Very Stable Genius is a behind-the-scenes account of Trump's vainglorious pursuit of power in his first term - the rages and the frenzies, the dishonesty and the depravity - as he dodges impeachment, and squares up for the 2020 elections. 'Taut and terrifying . . . It reads like a horror story, an almost comic immorality tale' New York Times 'In often alarming detail, A Very Stable Genius chronicles the wild ride of the Trump presidency' Guardian 'A damning, well-reported, well-sourced and clearly written haymaker' Sunday Times 'There are brilliant flashes of insights and voices that have yet to be heard in the presidential cacophony' Financial Times 'Takes us behind the scenes of the Trump presidency, where we learn that the private Trump is - if you can believe it - even worse than what you see every day' Washington Post