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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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The Real War, by Richard Nixon


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Click here for 31 full quotes from Richard Nixon in the book The Real War.
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    1971 price & wage freeze helped only for the short-term.
Energy & Oil
    Oil for now; solar & geothermal for the 21st century.
    Project Independence: replace oil with nuclear & renewables.
    Protect oil supplies with military force when needed.
Foreign Policy
    Revitalize Monroe Doctrine to counter indirect aggression.
    Islamic modernization is wrenching but must be done.
    China fears USSR & is USSR's major vulnerability.
    Anti-communist since 1946's Iron Curtain.
    Bring China into world community, but with restraints.
    Japan needs to spend more on defense.
    Nixon Doctrine: sell arms to resist aggression abroad.
Homeland Security
    Military superiority will not deter terrorism.
    We must be ready with resources & will to use them.
    Detente is understanding between opponents, not a lovefest.
    USSR tries to beat US by weakening our will.
    Soviets disfavor ABM because of US technological superiority.
    SALT: Negotiate from strength; require verifiability.
    Local force as important against USSR as strategic defense.
War & Peace
    Vietnam goals: de-Americanize; pacify; then withdrawal.
    Afghan invasion shows that whole world affects US security.
    WWIII has been waged between US and USSR since 1945.
    Iraq has threatened Kuwait since 1960s.
    Defuse the Palestinian timebomb, but no quick fix.
    Key to Israel's survival is keeping Soviets.
    Goal was Vietnamization, pacification, & US withdrawal.
    Cambodia: Secret bombing was invited by Prince Sihanouk.
    We won militarily in Vietnam, & then threw away our victory.


The above quotations are from The Real War, by Richard Nixon.
     

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