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Home | The Year in Books | Bestsellers List | Outstanding Books

Foreign Affairs Best Sellers
The top-selling hardcover books on American foreign policy and international affairs. Rankings are based on national sales at Barnes & Noble stores and Barnes &


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1 Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib
Seymour M. Hersh
HarperCollins, $25.95

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2 America's Secret War: Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle between America and Its Enemies
George Friedman
Doubleday, $25.95

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3 9/11 Commission Report
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
Barnes & Noble Books, $9.95

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4 Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It
Peter G. Peterson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $24.00

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5 Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror
Brassey's, $27.50

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6 Our Oldest Enemy: A History of America's Disastrous Relationship with France
John J. Miller and Mark Molesky
Doubleday, $24.95

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7 The Fall of Baghdad
Jon Lee Anderson
Penguin Press, $24.95

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8 Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe
Graham Allison
Henry Holt, $24.00

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9 When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences
Eric Alterman
Viking, $27.95

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10 9/11 Commission Report
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
Norton, $19.95

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11 The European Dream
Jeremy Rifkin
Tarcher, $25.95

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12 The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century
Thomas P.M. Barnett
Putnam, $26.95

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13 Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Petroleum Dependency
Michael T. Klare
Henry Holt, $25.00

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14 The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace
Dennis Ross
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $35.00

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15 Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq's 7,000-Year History of War, Profit, and Conflict
Edwin Black
John Wiley & Sons, $27.95

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The bestseller list is published monthly by Foreign Affairs magazine. Rankings are based on national sales at Barnes & Noble stores and Barnes & in October 2004.

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