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Washington DC: National Intelligence University, 2010. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xxi, , 181,  pages. Illustrations (color). Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Foreword by Dr. Jacqueline Ross. Commentary by Dr. Monica den Boer and by Dr. Mathieu Deflem. The author was a multi-decade veteran of the U. S. Foreign Service and the federal law enforcement system. As a Special Agent for the U.S.. Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service, he has serviced as a regional security officer at American embassies overseas, as a chief of a transnational criminal investigative section, as a criminal investigator, and as a bodyguard for a Secretary of State. Throughout his long career in security and law enforcement he has worked with all elements of the U.S. national security structure. In 2006 the author was a Research Fellow at the National Defense Intelligence College, working in its Center for Strategic Intelligence Research. This book is a product of that fellowship.
Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, 261,  pages. Map. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Pub. ephemera laid in. Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr. (Ph.D. Union Institute), ICAS Fellow, is an award winning professor of political science and a retired Marine. He was formerly on the faculty at the Marine Corps Command and Staff College (2005–2010) and the Air Command and Staff College (2003–2005). Dr. Bechtol was an intelligence officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency from 1997 until 2003, serving as the senior analyst for Northeast Asia in the Intelligence Directorate (J2) on the Joint Staff in the Pentagon. He served as editor of the Defense Intelligence Journal from 2004 to 2005. He is the author of North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma, The Last Days of Kim Jong-Il: The North Korean Threat in a Changing Era, Defiant Failed State: The North Korean Threat to International Security, and Red Rogue: The Persistent Challenge of North Korea.
New York, N.Y. The John Day Company, 1971. First American Edition [stated]. Hardcover. ix, , 404 pages. Maps. Illustrations. Sources. Index. Some wear and small tears to Dust Jacket. Slightly cocked. Includes Part 1, The Glorious Years: 1916-1927; Part II, The Cosgrave Years: 1927-1932; Part III: The De Valera Years: 1932-1938; Part IV: The War Years: 1938-1945; Part V: The Campaign Years: 1945-1969; Part VI: The North Explodes and the Army Divides. Also includes Epilogue, Sources, Index, Map of Ireland, and Map of Dublin. There are 13 black and white photographs following page 180. Also includes Map of Ireland and Map of Dublin. Taped to fep is a note from Frank Durkan dated 11/4/71 thanking the recipient "for all your help. F." Frank Durkan (August 13, 1930 – November 16, 2006) was an Irish-American attorney best known for having represented numerous members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA), including avowed gunrunner and pivotal North American member of the IRA George Harrison, who stood trial, and was acquitted, in 1982. In another prominent case, which occurred the previous year, Durkan convinced a federal magistrate to deny the United Kingdom's request that Desmond Mackin - accused of shooting a British soldier- be extradited to British custody. In addition to representing accused members of the IRA he would also participate in political campaigns aimed at legitimizing the cause of the new IRA within American political circles by lobbying the government on behalf of Irish-American republicans and Irish nationalists.
New York: Henry Holt and Company/Times Books, 2005. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xvii, , 330,  pages. Notes. Index. Daniel Benjamin (born October 16, 1961) is an American diplomat and journalist, and was the Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the United States Department of State from 2009 to 2012, appointed by Secretary Clinton. He is Director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College. From 1994 to 1999, as a member of President Clinton's staff, Benjamin served as a foreign policy speech writer and special assistant. During that period, he also served on the National Security Council. From 2009 to 2012, Benjamin was the US State Department's Coordinator for counter-terrorism, with the rank of Ambassador-at-Large. The Next Attack received high-praise from Bill Clinton.
New York: Berkley, 2022. First Printing [Stated]. Mass market paperback. viii, 467,  pages. Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist. He is best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels have been bestsellers and more than 100 million copies of his books have been sold. His name was also used on movie scripts written by ghostwriters, nonfiction books on military subjects occasionally with co-authors, and video games. He was a part-owner of his hometown Major League Baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles of the American League. His literary career began in 1984 when he sold his first military thriller novel The Hunt for Red October for $5,000 published by the small academic Naval Institute Press of Annapolis, Maryland. His works The Hunt for Red October), Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and The Sum of All Fears have been turned into successful films. Since Clancy's death in 2013, the Jack Ryan series has been continued by his family estate through a series of authors. Don Bentley is the New York Times Bestselling author of the Matt Drake series (Hostile Intent) and two Tom Clancy Jack Ryan, Jr. novels. Don Bentley spent a decade as an Army Apache helicopter pilot, and while deployed in Afghanistan was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal with “V” device for valor. Following his time in the military, Bentley worked as an FBI special agent focusing on foreign intelligence and counterintelligence and was a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team member.
Marshalol, VA: EPM Publications, Inc., 2003. Presumed first edition/first printing. Trade paperback original. 160 pages. Illustrated. Sources and Bibliography. Chronology. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Minor cover corner curling. Inscribed on t-p. Introduction by Senator Eugene J. McCarthy. Entertaining, informative and never stuffy, this is the go-to history of the Capitol. Open to any page and enjoy a gold mine of information about the building and its inhabitants.