With George Bush having General Petraeus tell him that success is possible in Iraq --"although doing so will be neither quick nor easy" -- it would appear that the U.S. is settling in for the long haul in Iraq. This situation makes Anthony Arnove's second edition of Iraq - The Logic of Withdrawal, very timely.
In Freedom Next Time, John Pilger explores five countries, exposing the contradictions between the actions viewed by the people of the land and the words of rationalization supplied by the politicians. Pilger's writing is clear and accessible, presenting a picture of people struggling against the almost overwhelming power of the global corporate elite.
Holding the Bully's Coat: Canada and the U.S. Empire is a refreshing examination of Canada's role in the American Empire.