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New York: Atheneum, 1969. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. 21 cm. , 201,  pages. References. Index. DJ has some wear, soiling, tears and chips. Inscribed by the author on fep. Richard Jackson Barnet (May 7, 1929 – December 23, 2004) was an American scholar-activist who co-founded the Institute for Policy Studies. After publishing his first book, Who Wants Disarmament? (1960), a study of U.S.-Soviet disarmament negotiations, Barnet joined the State Department in 1961 as an aide to John J. McCloy in the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Barnet left government service in 1963 to co-found, with Marcus Raskin, the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). He served as its co-director until 1978, and remained active at the institute he had helped create until his retirement in 1998. IPS was the first influential politically activist think tank according to Sidney Blumenthal, who said that the structure of IPS served as a model for the ideologically antagonistic Heritage Foundation.
New York: The Economist Newspaper Limited. 2019. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. 76 pages, including covers. Illustrations (some in color). The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London. Continuous publication began under its founder James Wilson in September 1843. In 2015, its average weekly circulation was a little over 1.5 million, about half of which were sold in the United States. For the year to March 2016, the Economist Group declared operating profit of £61m. The Economist takes an editorial stance of classical and economic liberalism that supports free trade, globalization, free immigration and cultural liberalism. The publication has described itself as "a product of the Caledonian liberalism of Adam Smith and David Hume". It claims an audience containing many influential executives and policy-makers. The publication's CEO described this recent global change, which was first noticed in the 1990s and accelerated in the beginning of the 21st century as a "new age of Mass Intelligence"
Washington DC: National Defense University Press, 2010. First Printing [Stated]. Wraps. vii, , 16 pages. Notes. In a 1999 interview, Ashton Carter, a key figure in helping to create and implement the threat reduction program initiated by Senators Sam Nunn (D–GA) and Richard Lugar (R–IN), recalled four visits between 1994 and 1996 to an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) base in Pervomaysk, Ukraine. Planted in the soil of this base were the most powerful rockets mankind has ever made, armed with hundreds of hydrogen bombs and aimed at the United States. In turn, Pervomaysk was itself the target of similar American missiles and weapons. Under the Nunn-Lugar program, the missiles deployed at Pervomaysk by the Soviet Strategic Rocket Forces and the silos that housed them were destroyed.
New York: The American Institute of Physics, 1991. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xvii, , 286 p. Illustrations. Index. This is one of the Masters of Modern Physics series. DJ has some sticker residue on the front. Hans Albrecht Bethe (July 2, 1906 – March 6, 2005) was a German-American nuclear physicist who made important contributions to astrophysics, quantum electrodynamics, and solid-state physics, and who won the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the theory of stellar nucleosynthesis. For most of his career, Bethe was a professor at Cornell University. During World War II, he was head of the Theoretical Division at the secret Los Alamos laboratory that developed the first atomic bombs. There he played a key role in calculating the critical mass of the weapons and developing the theory behind the implosion method used in both the Trinity test and the "Fat Man" weapon dropped on Nagasaki in August 1945. After the war, Bethe also played an important role in the development of the hydrogen bomb, although he had originally joined the project with the hope of proving it could not be made. Bethe later campaigned with Albert Einstein and the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists against nuclear testing and the nuclear arms race. He helped persuade the Kennedy and Nixon administrations to sign the 1963 Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (SALT I). His scientific research never ceased and he was publishing papers well into his nineties, making him one of the few scientists to have published at least one major paper in his field during every decade of his career, which in Bethe's case spanned nearly seventy years.
Washington DC: The Brookings Institution, 1981. First [Paperback] Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xvi, 612,  pages. Footnotes. Figures. Tables. Appendix A: Detailed Characteristics of the Soviet Air Defense System. Appendix B: Additional Data on Costs. Appendix C: Glossary. Index. Some highlighting noted. Cover wear noted. Richard Kevin Betts (born August 15, 1947) is an international relations scholar who centers on U.S. foreign policy. He is currently the Arnold Saltzman Professor of War and Peace Studies in the Department of Political Science, the director of the International Security Policy Program in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and former director of the Institute of War and Peace Studies. His dissertation, under the direction of Samuel P. Huntington was on the role of military advice in decisions to resort to force, which later became his first book, Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crises. His dissertation was awarded the Sumner Prize, for best dissertation in international relations. He served as a professional staff member on the Church Committee. In 1976 Betts joined the Brookings Institution where he served as a research associate and later in 1981 a senior fellow until 1990. He was a staff member on the National Security Council in 1977 and on the foreign policy staff of Walter Mondale presidential campaign in 1984. In 1990, Betts joined the faculty at Columbia University. He led the international security policy program at the School of International and Public Affairs, became the director of the Institute of War and Peace Studies. In 1996, Betts joined the Council on Foreign Relations as the Director of National Security Studies.
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2000. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, 341,  pages. Map. Index. Inscribed by the author (Bathia) on the half-title page. Inscription reads For Randy with best wishes Shyam Bhatia April 2006. Some ink comments and underlining and marks noted. The authors were journalists who interviewed Iraqi defectors speaking at the risk of their lives. The authors present evidence that Saddam Hussein will not rest until Iraq becomes a nuclear threat to the West--a threat, they argue, that has been aided by the Clinton Administration's dismantling of United Nations weapons inspections. This work, which pre-dates the U.S. invasion of Iraq, provides one of the clearest presentations of assumptions and arguments that were the underpinnings of the policy of regime change and concern about weapons of mass destruction programs. Shyam Bhatia (born 1950) is an Indian-born British journalist, writer and war reporter based in London. He has reported from conflict zones such as the Middle East, Afghanistan and Sudan, and is a former diplomatic editor of The Observer. He has also served as US correspondent and Foreign Editor of the Bangalore-based Deccan Herald and Editor of Asian Affairs magazine in London. Bhatia was educated at The Doon School in India and Leighton Park School in England before going to the University of Oxford. He is a columnist for the Indian Express. He has published several books based on his war reporting, and a political biography of the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto. In 1993, he won the Foreign Reporter of the Year for his coverage of the suffering of the Marsh Arabs in Southern Iraq.