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The Impact of President Felipe Calderón’s War on Drugs in the Armed Forces: The Prospects for Mexico’s “Militarization” and Bilateral Relations (Enlarged Edition) By George W. Grayson & The Strategic Studies Institute
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As if combating vicious narco-syndicates were not a sufficiently formidable challenge, the Mexican government has assigned such additional roles to the Army and Navy as overseeing customs agents,... More > serving as state and municipal security chiefs, taking charge of prisons, protecting airports, safeguarding migrants, functioning as firefighters, preventing drug trafficking around schools, establishing recreational programs for children, and standing guard 24-hours a day over boxes of ballots cast in recent elections. This expansion of duties has sparked the accusation that Mexico is being “militarized.” A creative outreach program includes parades and other ceremonial extravaganzas, pilots encourage adults and children to hop into the seat of a helicopter; other wide-eyed youngsters grasp the controls of anti-aircraft weapons; admiring onlookers are invited to shake hands and have photos taken with nationally prominent military athletes; in Veracruz and other ports, residents are given tours of ships...< Less
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KISS By E. R. Henderson
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Vincent Lyons was on the verge of his first kiss in a Hollywood alley when, in an act of unprovoked malice, he was beaten, doused with gasoline, and burned over ninety-five percent of his body. That... More > moment transmogrified a hopeful young man into a walking husk deprived of everything human save a formidable will and larger than life heart. Perhaps in an effort to defeat his greatest inner demon Vincent becomes a fearless Los Angeles firefighter. His fragile, reclusive life is shattered once again when his personal physician and best friend dies and as a last request sends Vincent to a new doctor. Certain that the young Dr. Stella Winters will find him repulsive, he is befuddled by her genuine interest and concern that slowly blossoms into the deepest and purest love. With bleeding edge stem cell therapy Vincent is offered a new life, which leads to the most difficult of decisions: should he regain a human appearance and lose his super-human ability to save lives?< Less
Judgement By Fergus Bannon
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It started with a few isolated incidents. A mob shootout in Las Vegas, a firefight in the Central American jungles - one apparently unconnected event after the other, hinting at a worldwide... More > conspiracy of unprecedented proportions. But before long CIA computer expert Bob Leith realises it's something much more than mere globalised terrorism, something literally not of this world ... Fergus Bannon, when not performing neurosurgical interventions with the aid of a hacksaw, dowsing rod and amphetamine-soaked surgical mask, has been known to write for publications such as Interzone, Territories, West Coast Magazine and Shipbuilding. "A tight, fast-paced, Bournesque thriller wrapped around a science fictional core that shifts scale so rapidly it gives you vertigo. Heartily recommended." - Neil Williamson, author of The Ephemera & co-editor of Nova Scotia. "Like an episode of CSI scripted by Timothy Leary and filmed by James Cameron" - Gary Gibson, author of Stealing Light & Final Days< Less
The Fireman's Daughter By Amanda Crum
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Andrea Carmichael is a twenty-something artist who can't shake the feeling that her firefighter father may have had something to do with her mother's death when Andrea was just a girl. Despite their... More > nine-year estrangement, she decides to take a trip to her hometown to confront him about her fears, but when she arrives she finds he has mysteriously disappeared...and that her mother led a secret life of sorts, beginning with the beautiful paintings Andrea never knew her mom was capable of and ending with a hand-written journal full of fairy tales. Her hometown suddenly seems full of secrets as people she doesn't even know offer their own theories as to what may have happened to her father, and just when she finds a clue to his whereabouts, the mystery takes a sharp turn. Between the people she thought she knew and the strangers who quickly become fixtures in her life, Andrea doesn't know who to believe. Suddenly, she learns of a secret world behind her childhood, one filled with adultery, lies, and murder.< Less
Mule Train to Afghanistan By Frank Villafaña
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In the sequel to Rice with Mango, Ralph, now a CIA operative, finds himself in the middle of the Cold War. Traveling to China to purchase oriental rugs for his shop in Ohio, he knows that he has... More > traveled far from his first flight out of Cuba. In this historical work of fiction, set in the early 1980´s, Afghanistan has been invaded by the Soviet Union. The CIA covert program to support the mujahedeen, is getting serious Congressional scrutiny. Rug salesman by day, Ralph’s new assignment entangles him in the middle of the CIA´s support of the Afghanistan mujahedeen. His nemesis, Baimurat, the KGB Station Chief in Kashgar, is not the brightest, but that makes him much more unpredictable and dangerous. Firefights that never get reported in the morning news, but still leave dead bodies, are surrounding him and killing his friends. Then there are the internal demons that may lead him to self-destruction or the sexy redhead with a healthy appetite, which offer dangers that were not included in his CIA training.< Less
Save Your Sex Life Romeo: The Engine-2 Diet, an Interview With New York Times Bestselling Author, Rip Esselstyn By Michael Senoff
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Rip Esselstyn is a firefighter who has seen the devastating effects of a poor diet at every shift. He’s seen heart disease, diabetes, cancer, strokes, and even 600-lb people who need help being... More > lifted out of their own beds. And that was one of the reasons he wrote The Engine-2 Diet, a New York Times bestselling diet book that incorporates the same principles many champion athletes use for energy and stamina – and does so without using any weird, where-do-I-find-these kinds of foods. It also doesn’t include any meat. According to Rip, Americans are programmed to believe they need flesh and dairy in order to survive, when nothing is further from the truth. So he says it’s important that we wean ourselves off the “bad” while training ourselves to discover and enjoy the good. According to Rip, eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite foods like pizza or desserts; it just means you won’t have all the guilt or sugar-crashes.< Less
Silent Resolve By Vickie A. Stewart
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When three children are trapped in a second floor room by a fire, two teenage girls take matters into their own hands and a few firefighters are caught by surprise. SHAR and Jax are emancipated... More > minors with a lot of attitude. Both girls have been hurt in ways no one should, but they were taught, by a dying college professor, to be all that they could be, if only to annoy anyone who ever declared they were nothing but trouble. Jax was a mid-life surprise born into a dysfunctional family. SHAR has no family still living, she also has no voice, and some believe she’s mute by choice, still she makes herself understood. Working as stand in’s and low level stunt doubles in the film industry and any other odd job they can find to make ends meet, neither girl is willing to give up their independence but they are very dependent on each other. Both girls have a questionable past and are under suspicion of arson. What is the truth? Where did they learn their unique style of fire fighting?< Less
Henry, the Happy Hydrant By Guy Carrozzo
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"Henry, the Happy Hydrant" tells the story of a neglected neighborhood fire hydrant, named Henry. His yellow paint is chipped, his chain broken, and weeds are beginning to crowd his... More > sidewalk home. One day, he is called upon to save the neighborhood by fueling the powerful hoses of the firefighters with his life-saving supply of water. After years of sitting idly, Henry comes through when he's needed most. The swell of admiration for the heroes of September 11 continues years later, and has renewed interest in emergency response teams. At an age-appropriate level, "Henry, the Happy Hydrant" offers a look at how these heroes serve us, sometimes even in our own neighborhoods. The story also teaches an early lesson in community service: the importance of caring for our community and the environment. Written by retired school principal and three-term mayor of the city of Fountain Valley, CA, author Guy Carrozzo is a contributor to Adams Media's "Rocking Chair Reader: Memories from the Attic."< Less

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