1The Effects of War ProfiteeringOghosasere U-EdosomwanEast Carolina UniversityAPA Format
2Stone, O., & Kuznick, P. (2012). The untold history of the United States. New York: Gallery Books.It's been said that history is written by the victors. It might even be pertinent to feature that the writing can perpetually clean up the worthy elements whilst while finding a convenient carpet underneath which might be swept the events that are best forgotten. There isn't any country with a triumph underneath its belt that is above this practice. By shining a light on the darker aspects of America's past, additionally because the humane alternatives, the book provides a challenging rebuttal to the nationalist myths that area unit way too typically served up as history. They prompt us that, till Americans have the spirit to confront reality, they'll stay at bay by their illusions.” There appeared to be a fundamental belief being that America could and would do no wrong, that its aims and intentions would forever be honest and democratic. This book is a balanced investigation of the history of the United States, that appearance at the good, the bad and also the plain indefensible and looks over America's place in world history. The targeted audience is american citizens who have a false view of their country America.Lawson, G. (2015). Arms and the dudes: How three stoners from Miami Beach became the most unlikely gunrunners in history.Eight years ago 3 young potheads from Miami won a $300 million Department of Defense contract to provide ammunition to the Afghanistan army. Incredibly, rather than fulfilling the order with high-quality arms, the dudes bought low cost Russian communist style extra ammunition from Balkan gunrunners. The men then in secret repackaged countless rounds of shoddy Chinese ammunition and shipped it to capital of Afghanistan till they were caught by Pentagon investigators and therefore the incident appeared on the cover page of The New York Times. That’s the “official” story. The reality is much more explosive. It’s a trip that goes from a dive flat in Miami Beach to mountain caves in Republic of Albania, the corridors of power in Washington, and therefore the front lines of Iraq and Afghanistan. Lawson’s account includes a shady Swiss arms-runner, Russian arms dealers, corrupt Albanian gangsters, and a Pentagon investigation that obstructed The United States of America's war efforts in Afghanistan. The author brought to light the mysterious and dirty world of worldwide arms dealing, showing how the united states military forces came to use private contractors like the three potheads as middlemen to secure weapons from black-market arms dealers the same men who sell guns to dictators, warlords, and drug traffickers. The focused audience for this book are the American people who aren’t aware of the mistakes the United States government has made and the scandals they have been involved in.
3Goodman, A., & Moynihan, D. (2012). The Silenced Majority Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope. New York: Haymarket Books.