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Foreign and Domestic

by A. J. Tata

"ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC...PULSE-POUNDING." --Brad Thor #1 New York Times bestselling author One year ago, Captain Jake Mahegan led a Delta Force team into Afghanistan to capture an American traitor working for the Taliban. The mission ended in tragedy. The team was infiltrated and decimated by a bomb. An enemy prisoner was killed. Mahegan was dismissed from service--dishonored forever. Now, haunted by the incident, Mahegan is determined to clear his name. The military wants him to stand down. But when the American Taliban returns to domestic soil--headed by the traitor who ruined his life--Mahegan is the only man who knows how to stop him. Outside the law. Under the radar. Out for vengeance...

Foreign Body

by Robin Cook

In this chilling new novel from the one and only Robin Cook, New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton rush to India to help a UCLA student investigating medical tourism-and a sinister global conspiracy.

Foreign Body (Jack Stapleton / Laurie Montgomery #8)

by Robin Cook

Jennifer Hernandez is a fourth-year medical student at UCLA, just beginning an elective in general surgery, whose world is shattered during a break in an otherwise ordinary day. While relaxing in the surgical lounge of L.A."s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, she half listens to a TV segment on medical tourism: first-world citizens traveling to third-world countries for surgery. But when she hears her beloved grandmother's name mentioned, Jennifer's heart nearly stops: the CNN reporter says that Maria Hernandez has died, a day after undergoing a hip replacement in New Delhi's Queen Victoria Hospital. Maria had raised Jennifer and her brothers from infancy, and the bond between grandmother and granddaughter was unbreakable. Still, the news that Maria traveled to India is a shock to Jennifer, until she realizes that it was the only viable option for the hardworking yet uninsured woman. Devastated, and desperate for answers, Jennifer takes emergency leave from school and heads to India, where relations with local officials go from sympathetic to sour as she pushes for more information. With revelations of other unexplained deaths compounded by pressure from Indian hospital officials for hasty cremations, Jennifer reaches out to her mentor, New York City medical examiner Dr. Laurie Montgomery, who has her own deep connection to Maria. Laurie, along with her husband, Dr. Jack Stapleton, rushes to the younger woman's side, and discovers a sophisticated medical facility with little margin for error. As the death count grows, so do the questions, leading Laurie and Jennifer to unveil a sinister, multilayered conspiracy of global proportions.

Foreign Correspondent

by H.D.S. Greenway

David Greenway, a journalist's journalist in the tradition of Michael Herr, David Halberstam, and Dexter Filkins. In this vivid memoir, he tells us what it's like to report a war up close.Reporter David Greenway was at the White House the day Kennedy was assassinated. He was in the jungles of Vietnam in that war's most dangerous days, and left Saigon by helicopter from the American embassy as the city was falling. He was with Sean Flynn when Flynn decided to get an entire New Guinea village high on hash, and with him hours before he disappeared in Cambodia. He escorted John le Carre around South East Asia as he researched The Honourable Schoolboy. He was wounded in Vietnam and awarded a Bronze Star for rescuing a Marine. He was with Sidney Schanberg and Dith Pran in Phnom Penh before the city descended into the killing fields of the Khmer Rouge. Greenway covered Sadat in Jerusalem, civil war and bombing in Lebanon, ethnic cleansing and genocide the Balkans, the Gulf Wars (both), and reported from Afghanistan and Iraq as they collapsed into civil war. This is a great adventure story--the life of a war correspondent on the front lines for five decades, eye-witness to come of the most violent and heroic scenes in recent history.

Foreign Currency Financial Reporting from Euro to Yen to Yuan

by Robert Rowan

The first A-to-Z guide for successfully working in foreign currency environments Destined to become an essential desktop tool helping professionals build a solid foundation in the background, history, and fundamental mechanics of foreign currency and exchange rates, this must-have guide allows you to report past transactions accurately and also to forecast the impacts that volatile exchange rates could have on your business. Packed with everything you need to know about exchange rate requirements, including world currency formats and key links to additional resources, this is the single source you'll want to have at your side to understand and successfully use foreign currency reporting concepts. Get from Yen to Euro without losing your way Clarifies an intimidating topic into practical application Helps you function effectively in the multicurrency reporting environment Addresses common points of confusion Demystifies IFRS Your company could swing from profit to loss without a single change in operations, simply by movement of exchange rates. Get ready with the on-the-spot foreign currency answers you need in Foreign Currency Financial Reporting from Euro to Yen to Yuan. It's the easy-to-use, definitive source you can turn to for a clear, concise, practical understanding of multicurrency environments.

Foreign Direct Investment

by Laura Alfaro Esteban Clavell

Briefly reviews motivations and trends behind foreign direct investment and multinational corporations as well as the policy debate that surrounds them.

Foreign Foes

by Dave Galanter Greg Brodeur

The Hidran race and the Klingon Empire have been at each other's throats for seventy years, and Captain Jean-Luc Picard has been asked to do the near-impossible: take the U.S.S. Enterprise to the planet Velex to mediate a treaty that will end the conflict between these two aggressive species. Things get off to a rocky start -- then turn deadly as the Hidran ambassador mysteriously dies, and kills a Klingon delegate as a last act of vengence. When Lt.Worf is charged with the ambassador's assassinaton, and Commander Riker and Counselor Troi are trapped far below the surface of the planet, Captain Picard must not only act to save the Hidranas and Klingons from each other, but to save his Klingon officer from a hideous death sentence...

Foreign Influence (Scot Harvath #9)

by Brad Thor

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Navy SEAL turned covert operative Scot Harvath is called to action once again in Brad Thor's hottest political thriller yet. Buried within the black ops budgets of the Department of Defense, a new spy agency has been created. Unfettered by the oversight of self-serving politicians, it reports only to a secret panel of military insiders. Its job is to target America's enemies - both foreign and domestic - under a charter of three simple words: Find, Fix, and Finish. Recruited as a field operative, Scot Harvath has just returned from his first assignment abroad when a bombing in Rome kills a group of American college students. The evidence points to a dangerous colleague from Harvath's past and a plan for further attacks on an unimaginable scale. Harvath is tasked with leveraging his relationship to lure the man out of hiding and kill him on the spot. But what if it is the wrong man? Simultaneously, a young woman is struck by a taxi in a hit-and-run in Chicago. With only two intoxicated witnesses and over five thousand cabs in the city, the Chicago Police have given up on their investigation. But when the family's attorney digs deeper, he will uncover a shocking connection to the bombing in Rome and the perpetrators' plans for America. As the story rockets to its conclusion, the plots intersect in a race to prevent one of the most audacious and unthinkable acts of war in the history of mankind.

Foreign Intervention in Africa

by Elizabeth Schmidt

Foreign Intervention in Africa chronicles the foreign political and military interventions in Africa from 1956 to 2010, during the periods of decolonisation and the Cold War, as well as during the periods of state collapse and the 'global war on terror'. In the first two periods, the most significant intervention was extra-continental. The USA, the Soviet Union, China, Cuba and the former colonial powers entangled themselves in countless African conflicts. During the period of state collapse, the most consequential interventions were intra-continental. African governments, sometimes assisted by powers outside the continent, supported warlords, dictators and dissident movements in neighbouring countries and fought for control of their neighbours' resources. The global war on terror, like the Cold War, increased foreign military presence on the African continent and generated external support for repressive governments. In each of these cases, external interests altered the dynamics of Africa's internal struggles, escalating local conflicts into larger conflagrations, with devastating effects on African peoples.

A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890

by Christine Talbot

The years from 1852 to 1890 marked a controversial period in Mormonism, when the church's official embrace of polygamy put it at odds with wider American culture. In this study, Christine Talbot explores the controversial era, discussing how plural marriage generated decades of cultural and political conflict over competing definitions of legitimate marriage, family structure, and American identity. In particular, Talbot examines "the Mormon question" with attention to how it constructed ideas about American citizenship around the presumed separation of the public and private spheres. Contrary to the prevailing notion of man as political actor, woman as domestic keeper, and religious conscience as entirely private, Mormons enfranchised women and framed religious practice as a political act. The way Mormonism undermined the public/private divide led white, middle-class Americans to respond by attacking not just Mormon sexual and marital norms but also Mormons' very fitness as American citizens. Poised at the intersection of the history of the American West, Mormonism, and nineteenth-century culture and politics, this carefully researched exploration considers the ways in which Mormons and anti-Mormons both questioned and constructed ideas of the national body politic, citizenship, gender, the family, and American culture at large.

Foreign Mining Investment Law

by Richard W. Roeder

This work analyzes and compares the legal framework for foreign investments in the mining sector in Australia, South Africa and Colombia. The admission of foreign investments, corporate structure requirements, ownership of minerals and mineral rights, mining licenses, land access, performance requirements, distribution of profits and the tax regime, repatriation of profits, national and international dispute resolution mechanisms and the question of the Social License to Operate (SLO) / Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies are discussed in detail. The work concludes with an outlook on the future regulation of foreign mining investments and finally suggests the development of an International Mining Investment Law.

Foreign Policies of EU Member States: Continuity and Europeanisation

by Richard G. Whitman Ian Manners Amelia Hadfield

Foreign Policies of EU Member States provides a clear and current overview of the motivations and outcomes of EU Member States regarding their foreign policy-making within and beyond the EU. It provides an in-depth analysis of intra-EU policy-making and sheds light, in an innovative and understandable way, on the lesser-known aspects of the inter-EU and extra-EU foreign policies of the twenty-eight Member States. The text has an innovative method of thematic organisation in which case study state profiles emerge via dominant foreign policy themes. The text examines the three main policy challenges currently faced by the twenty-eight Member States: First, EU Member States must cooperate within the mechanisms of the EU, including the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). Second, EU Member States continue to construct their own inter-EU foreign policies. Third, the sovereign prerogative exercised by all EU Member States is to construct their own foreign policies on everything from trade and defence with the rest of the world. This combination of clarity, thematic structure and empirical case studies make this an ideal textbook for all upper-level students of European foreign policy, comparative European politics and European studies.

Foreign Policy and Congress

by Marie T. Henehan

In the traditional view of foreign policy making in the United States, the President is considered the primary authority and Congress is seen as playing a subsidiary role. Marie T. Henehan looks at the effects of events in the international system on both the content of foreign policy and what actions Congress takes on foreign policy. Henehan argues that the only way to understand the way congressional behavior varies over time is by looking at the rise and resolution of critical issues in foreign policy, which in turn have their origin in the international system. When a critical foreign policy issue arises, congressional activity and attempts to influence foreign policy increase. Once the debate is resolved and one side wins, a consensus emerges and Congress settles into a more passive role. Using a data set consisting of all roll call votes on foreign policy issues taken by the Senate from 1897 to 1984 to generate indicators of Congressional behavior, together with the rise and fall of critical issues in international relations, Henehan is able to develop a more nuanced understanding of Congress's role in foreign policy making over time. In recent years political scientists have begun to consider the impact of the international system on domestic policy. Part of the difficulty of some of this work, as well as work on Congress's role in foreign policy, is that it has been limited in terms of time and the number of events the analysis considered, depending on case studies. This book offers a systematic consideration of the effects of international events on domestic politics, crossing many different kinds of international activity, and provides a unique longitudinal view of Congressional action on foreign policy. This book will be of interest to scholars of international relations, American foreign policy making, and Congress. Marie T. Henehan is Assistant Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University.

Foreign Policy Begins at Home

by Richard N. Haass

America must confront an increasingly turbulent world in the near future, as the destabilizing forces of globalization, rapid technological change, demographic imbalance, and financial meltdown merge to create a kind of global Wild West. This world will be a dangerous one, characterized by a resurgence of nationalism and regional conflict, and how we respond will directly affect both our future prospects and the long-term stability of the international community. In "Restoration," Council on Foreign Relations president Richard N. Haass outlines an approach to foreign policy that turns the challenge of this dysfunctional world into an opportunity for renewed American leadership. Weakened by a decade of costly wars, political dysfunction, and fiscal irresponsibility, we have seen our ability to lead severely curtailed. To begin with, we must get our house in order by sharply limiting our interventions in other countries in favor of rebuilding our domestic institutions and tackling our fiscal problems. TodayOCOs world has moved from the bipolarity of the Cold War to the unipolarity of the post-Cold War to what Haass calls the ?non-polarityOCO of the current moment; therefore, the US has to recognize its limits and reorder its priorities accordingly. The days of wars of choice and other indiscriminate military actions are over, and the price of folly is higher than it used to be; when a non-polar world breaks apart, itOCOs much harder to put the pieces back together. HaassOCOs doctrine of Restoration consists of two parts. First, America should focus on strengthening its domestic situation so as to protect itself from the anarchy of a globalized world, whether itOCOs global terrorism, nuclear proliferation, pandemics, or climate change. Haass proposes a number of policies to realize this, including entitlement reform, free trade, more open immigration policies, and public-private partnerships. Second, America must let go of the idea that it can change other countries through unilateral military action. Achieving this will allow us to cut down on the bloated and ineffective defense budget, improve our international reputation, and put our resources where the action will be (the Asia-Pacific instead of the Middle East). By getting its own house in order, the United States has an opportunity to fill the global leadership vacuum and eventually achieve a more expansive and humane foreign policy. "Restoration" lays out a bold vision for how the US can come to shape world events, rather than being shaped by them. "

Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective: Domestic and International Influences on State Behavior

by Michael T. Snarr Ryan K. Beasley Dr Juliet Kaarbo Mr Jeffrey S. Lantis

Widely regarded as the most comprehensive comparative foreign policy text, Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective has been completely updated in this much-anticipated second edition. Exploring the foreign policies of thirteen nations—both major and emerging players, and representing all regions of the world—chapter authors link the study of international relations to domestic politics, while treating each nation according to individual histories and contemporary dilemmas. The book's accessible theoretical framework is designed to enable comparative analysis, helping students discern patterns to understand why a state acts as it does in foreign affairs.

Foreign Policy Of India, M.A. (Final) Politics Paper-V (d), SDE,AU

by Dr B. V. V. Balakrishna

This is the prescribed text book for students pursuing MA Politics at School Of Distance Education for the Final year paper-5(d), for the subject named Foreign Policy of India.

Foreigner

by C. J. Cherryh

The first book in C.J.Cherryh's eponymous series, Foreigner begins an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash-land on a planet inhabited by a hostile, sentient alien race. From its beginnings as a human-alien story of first contact, the Foreigner series has become a true science fiction odyssey, following a civilization from the age of steam through early space flight to confrontations with other alien species in distant sectors of space. It is the masterwork of a truly remarkable author. The long-running Foreigner series can also be enjoyed by more casual genre readers in sub-trilogy installments.

Foreigner: (10th Anniversary Edition)

by C. J. Cherryh

The groundbreaking novel that launched Cherryh's eponymous space opera series of first contact and its consequences...It had been nearly five centuries since the starship Phoenix, lost in space and desperately searching for the nearest G5 star, had encountered the planet of the atevi. On this alien world, law was kept by the use of registered assassination, alliances were defined by individual loyalties not geographical borders, and war became inevitable once humans and one faction of atevi established a working relationship. It was a war that humans had no chance of winning on this planet so many light-years from home.Now, nearly two hundred years after that conflict, humanity has traded its advanced technology for peace and an island refuge that no atevi will ever visit. Then the sole human the treaty allows into atevi society is marked for an assassin's bullet. THe work of an isolated lunatic? The interests of a particular faction? Or the consequence of one human's fondness for a species which has fourteen words for betrayal and not a single word for love? From the Paperback edition.

Forensic Accounting For Dummies

by Vijay S. Sampath Frimette Kass-Shraibman

A practical, hands-on guide to forensic accountingCareers in forensic accounting are hot-US News & World Report recently designated forensic accounting as one of the eight most secure career tracks in America., Forensic accountants work in most major accounting firms and demand for their services is growing with then increasing need for investigations of mergers and acquisitions, tax inquiries, and economic crime. In addition, forensic accountants perform specialized audits, and assist in all kinds of civil litigation, and are often involved in terrorist investigations. Forensic Accounting For Dummies will track to a course and explain the concepts and methods of forensic accounting.Covers everything a forensic accountant may face, from investigations of mergers and acquisitions to tax inquiries to economic crimeWhat to do if you find or suspect financial fraud in your own organizationDetermining what is fraud and how to investigateWhether you're a student pursuing a career in forensic accounting or just want to understand how to detect and deal with financial fraud, Forensic Accounting For Dummies has you covered.

Forensic and Legal Psychology

by Mark Costanzo Daniel Krauss

Drawing on a combined three decades of teaching experience, Costanzo and Krauss help students explore the fascinating intersections where psychology and the law meet, in an excitingly written textbook that presents the latest research in the context of dozens of real cases. As before, the new edition draws on extensive research in social, cognitive, clinical, and developmental psychology to explore virtually every aspect of the legal system studied by psychologists, emphasizing the ways research and theory deepen our understanding of key participants (e. g. , criminals, police, victims, lawyers, witnesses, judges, and jurors) and basic psychological processes (e. g. , decision-making, persuasion, perception, memory, and behavior change).

Forensic and Legal Psychology

by Mark Costanzo Daniel Krauss

Using research in clinical, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology,Forensic and Legal Psychologyshows how psychological science can enhance the gathering and presentation of evidence, improve legal decision-making, prevent crime, rehabilitate criminals, and promote justice. Although the emphasis is on psychological research, the textbook makes extensive use of actual cases and real trials to engage students and to illustrate the relevance of research findings. Written in a clear, student-friendly style,Forensic and Legal Psychologyis designed for both the psychology and law AND forensic psychology class. Visit the preview site for more information:www. worthpublishers. com/costanzokrausspreview

Forensic Authorship Analysis and the World Wide Web

by Samuel Larner

Implementing a novel method for identifying idiolectal co-selections and taking the UNABOM investigation as a case study, this book evaluates the effectiveness and reliability of using the web for forensic purposes, since forensic linguists often use the web as a tool in forensic authorship analysis cases. A notable example includes the American trial of the Unabomber, in which the web was searched for idiolectal co-selections, and claims made about their distinctiveness based on the number of search results. In order to assess whether the web can reliably be used in this way, two experiments are described in which the web is used to attribute documents to their authors, both when texts produced by candidate authors are, and are not, available for comparison. With considerable unreliability in the results- both between different search engines and over time - this book argues that more caution is required in using the web as a corpus for forensic purposes.

Forensic Biomechanics

by Michael Taylor Jules Kieser Debra Carr

Biomechanics is the application of mechanical principles to living organisms, and it is one of the most exciting and fastest growing research areas. In forensic science, it is biomechanics that explains trauma to the body at a crime scene or the fracture of fibers and textiles, and helps interpret blood spatter. Forensic Biomechanics is a comprehensive overview of the role of biomechanics in forensics. Well-illustrated with real-life case studies, and using a multidisciplinary approach, this unique book is an invaluable reference for practicing forensic scientists, lawyers, and researchers.

Forensic Child Psychology

by William T. O'Donohue Matthew Fanetti Kresta N. Daly Rachel Fondren-Happel

A guide to working effectively with children in the criminaljustice system Uniquely designed to train psychology, criminology, and socialwork students to work with children in the criminal justicesystem--both in the courtroom and as clinicalclients--Forensic Child Psychology presents currentresearch and practice-based knowledge to improve the judicial andchild welfare systems.Authors Matthew Fanetti, William T. O'Donohue, Rachel N. Happel,and Kresta N. Daly bring their combined expertise in childpsychology, forensic interviewing, and criminal prosecution to bearon the process of obtaining accurate information from childreninvolved in legal proceedings, preparing professionals to workwith:Children who are victims of crimeChildren who are perpetrators of crimeChildren who are witnesses of crimeThe book also covers related topics, including mandatedreporting, the structure of juvenile justice and advocacy systems,and contains sidebars, summaries, glossaries, and study questionsto assist with material mastery.This is an excellent resource for students of childpsychopathology in psychology, social work, nursing, and criminaljustice at the graduate and late undergraduate stage of theireducations.

Forensic Faith Participant's Guide: A Homicide Detective Makes the Case for a More Reasonable, Evidential Christian Faith

by J. Warner Wallace

This eight-week companion guide to Forensic Faith takes readers through the investigative techniques that J. Warner Wallace learned from his decades as a homicide detective. Designed to be used alongside the Forensic Faith book and DVD, this interactive guide helps readers in all seasons of faith become better "Christian Case Makers."

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