De la prise d otage la sc ne de m nage

Titre : De la prise d otage la sc ne de m nage
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 2916357033
Libération : 2005

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Ce livre est la première publication sur l'art difficile de la négociation de crise. C'est à la fois une réflexion théorique et une étude de cas de situations très critiques. L'auteur, Bernard Meunier, est un expert du terrain car il fut pendant dix ans le négociateur du GIGN. Il a pu ainsi acquérir, au sein de cette unité d'élite, une expérience unique aux cours de très nombreuses négociations à haut risque. Cet ouvrage est le fruit d'une longue étude scientifique sur ce domaine, on y apprend aussi toutes ses anecdotes, ses réflexions et ses techniques issues de la psychologie sociale entre autre...

Realising REDD

Titre : Realising REDD
Auteur : Arild Angelsen
Éditeur : CIFOR
ISBN-13 : 9786028693035
Libération : 2009-01-01

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REDD+ must be transformational. REDD+ requires broad institutional and governance reforms, such as tenure, decentralisation, and corruption control. These reforms will enable departures from business as usual, and involve communities and forest users in making and implementing policies that a ect them. Policies must go beyond forestry. REDD+ strategies must include policies outside the forestry sector narrowly de ned, such as agriculture and energy, and better coordinate across sectors to deal with non-forest drivers of deforestation and degradation. Performance-based payments are key, yet limited. Payments based on performance directly incentivise and compensate forest owners and users. But schemes such as payments for environmental services (PES) depend on conditions, such as secure tenure, solid carbon data and transparent governance, that are often lacking and take time to change. This constraint reinforces the need for broad institutional and policy reforms. We must learn from the past. Many approaches to REDD+ now being considered are similar to previous e orts to conserve and better manage forests, often with limited success. Taking on board lessons learned from past experience will improve the prospects of REDD+ e ectiveness. National circumstances and uncertainty must be factored in. Di erent country contexts will create a variety of REDD+ models with di erent institutional and policy mixes. Uncertainties about the shape of the future global REDD+ system, national readiness and political consensus require  exibility and a phased approach to REDD+ implementation.

Roberto Zucco

Titre : Roberto Zucco
Auteur : Bernard-Marie Koltes
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : OCLC:54141315
Libération : 1991

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Bernard-Marie Koltes A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Roberto Zucco Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery 1776 1848

Titre : The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery 1776 1848
Auteur : Robin Blackburn
Éditeur : Verso
ISBN-13 : 0860919013
Libération : 1988

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`An incisive synthesis of developments in North America, the Caribbean and Latin America. Blackburn's book is bold and original.' Richard Dunn, Times Literary Supplement --

Conspiracy

Titre : Conspiracy
Auteur : Daniel Pipes
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781439124048
Libération : 1999-05-01

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"A solid sketch of a difficult and intriguing topic without indulging in sensationalism" (Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 1997). Was AIDS intentionally inflicted upon blacks by whites? Was JFK assassinated as part of an intricate conspiracy? Pipes traces conspiracy theories through history to show that "Conspiracism"—genuine and virulent belief in a conspiracy—dates back to the First Crusade and reached a peak in the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, with the focus shifting from the Jews, groups such as Freemasons and the Rosicrucians, and back again. —DanielPipes.org

Perils of Dominance

Titre : Perils of Dominance
Auteur : Gareth Porter
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 0520940407
Libération : 2005-06-13

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Perils of Dominance is the first completely new interpretation of how and why the United States went to war in Vietnam. It provides an authoritative challenge to the prevailing explanation that U.S. officials adhered blindly to a Cold War doctrine that loss of Vietnam would cause a "domino effect" leading to communist domination of the area. Gareth Porter presents compelling evidence that U.S. policy decisions on Vietnam from 1954 to mid-1965 were shaped by an overwhelming imbalance of military power favoring the United States over the Soviet Union and China. He demonstrates how the slide into war in Vietnam is relevant to understanding why the United States went to war in Iraq, and why such wars are likely as long as U.S. military power is overwhelmingly dominant in the world. Challenging conventional wisdom about the origins of the war, Porter argues that the main impetus for military intervention in Vietnam came not from presidents Kennedy and Johnson but from high-ranking national security officials in their administrations who were heavily influenced by U.S. dominance over its Cold War foes. Porter argues that presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson were all strongly opposed to sending combat forces to Vietnam, but that both Kennedy and Johnson were strongly pressured by their national security advisers to undertake military intervention. Porter reveals for the first time that Kennedy attempted to open a diplomatic track for peace negotiations with North Vietnam in 1962 but was frustrated by bureaucratic resistance. Significantly revising the historical account of a major turning point, Porter describes how Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara deliberately misled Johnson in the Gulf of Tonkin crisis, effectively taking the decision to bomb North Vietnam out of the president's hands.

Generation Kill

Titre : Generation Kill
Auteur : Evan Wright
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781448126293
Libération : 2011-12-31

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Generation Kill is about the young men sent to fight their nation's first open-ended war since Vietnam. Despite the flurry of media images to come of the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, you have never really met any of these people, who serve as front-line troops. For whatever reason, the media simply doesn't get them. As we all know, news accounts of the last two wars focused almost exclusively on battlefield imagery of high-tech weapons wreaking astounding destruction, comply with analysis from retired army grandees and other experts, punctuated by the odd heart-warming patriotic sound-bite. The troops themselves play a role in the media's presentation of recent wars rather like extras in The Triumph of the Will. They are everywhere yet somehow invisible. When they speak you get the sense that what they are saying has been carefully scripted. Now Generation Kill tells the soldiers' story in their own words. The narrative focuses on a platoon of 23 marines, many of them veterans of Afghanistan, whose elite reconnaissance unit spearheaded the blitzkrieg on Iraq. This is the story of young men that have been trained to become ruthless killers. It's about surviving death. It's about taking part in a war many questioned before it even began. Evan Wright was the only reporter with First Recon, which operated well ahead of most other forces, usually behind enemy lines. They were among the first marines sent into the fight and one of the last units still engaged on the outskirts of Iraq, even after the city centre fell. Generation Kill is not just a combat chronicle but an inside look at how people fighting in war actually experience it. It is both an action narrative like Black Hawk Down and a detailed portrait of a generation at war along the lines of Band of Brothers. It is not a book you are going to forget in a hurry...

Vietnam a History

Titre : Vietnam a History
Auteur : Stanley Karnow
Éditeur : Penguin (Non-Classics)
ISBN-13 : 0140265473
Libération : 1997

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"The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and balanced account we have."--Boston Globe. "Superb, balanced in interpretation... immensely readable and full of new and interesting detail."--George Herring, Univ. of Kentucky.

History s Locomotives

Titre : History s Locomotives
Auteur : Martin Malia
Éditeur : Yale University Press
ISBN-13 : 0300126905
Libération : 2008-01-01

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This masterful comparative history traces the West’s revolutionary tradition and its culmination in the Communist revolutions of the twentieth century. Unique in breadth and scope, History’s Locomotives offers a new interpretation of the origins and history of socialism as well as the meanings of the Russian Revolution, the rise of the Soviet regime, and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union. History’s Locomotives is the masterwork of an esteemed historian in whom a fine sense of historical particularity never interfered with the ability to see the large picture. Martin Malia explores religious conflicts in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Europe, the revolutions in England, American, and France, and the twentieth-century Russian explosions into revolution. He concludes that twentieth-century revolutions have deep roots in European history and that revolutionary thought and action underwent a process of radicalization from one great revolution to the next. Malia offers an original view of the phenomenon of revolution and a fascinating assessment of its power as a driving force in history.

Africa and the Bible

Titre : Africa and the Bible
Auteur : Edwin M. Yamauchi
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015058731954
Libération : 2004

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What does the Bible say about Africa? More then 80 photos, maps, and charts are included in this insightful exploration of the African presence in Scripture.