Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Presumed first edition/first printing. Hardcover. viii, , 150 pages. Notes. Index. Black mark over ink note on fep. September 11, 2001, distinguished Cold War historian John Lewis Gaddis argues, was not the first time a surprise attack shattered American assumptions about national security and reshaped American grand strategy. The pattern began in 1814, when the British attacked Washington, burning the White House and the Capitol. This early violation of homeland security gave rise to a strategy of unilateralism and preemption, best articulated by John Quincy Adams, aimed at maintaining strength beyond challenge throughout the North American continent. Only when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941 did the inadequacies of this strategy become evident: as a consequence, the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt devised a new grand strategy of cooperation with allies on an intercontinental scale to defeat authoritarianism. That strategy defined the American approach throughout World War II and the Cold War. The terrorist attacks of 9/11, Gaddis writes, made it clear that this strategy was now insufficient to ensure American security. The Bush administration has, therefore, devised a new grand strategy whose foundations lie in the nineteenth-century tradition of unilateralism, preemption, and hegemony, projected this time on a global scale. This provocative book, informed by the experiences of the past but focused on the present and the future, is one of the first attempts by a major scholar of grand strategy and international relations to provide an answer.
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Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2006. First Edition. First Printing [stated]. Hardcover. xviii, 301,  pages. Foreword by R. James Woolsey. Introduction by Victor Davis Hanson. Afterword by Bruce Herschensohn. List of Contributors. Footnotes. Index. Inscribed on half-title. Frank J. Gaffney Jr. (born April 5, 1953) is founder and president of the Center for Security Policy. He has worked in the US government, including 7 months in the post of Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. Gaffney began his government career in the 1970s, working as an aide in the office of Democratic Senator Henry M. Jackson, under Richard Perle. From August 1983 until November 1987, Gaffney held the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy in the Reagan Administration, again serving under Perle. In April 1987, Gaffney was nominated to the position of Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. He served as the acting Assistant Secretary for seven months. Following his departure from government, he immediately set about criticizing Ronald Reagan's pursuit of an arms control agreement with the USSR. Gaffney contributes to the media site Newsmax, writing opinion pieces on topics such as politics, terrorism, and international affairs in a column titled "Security Watch."
New York: William Morrow and Company, c1993. First Edition. First Printing. 25 cm, 319, acid-free paper, illus., maps, pencil erasure residue on front endpaper.
New York: W. Morrow, 1984. First Edition. 25 cm, 179, some wear and tears to DJ edges.
Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1991. Second Printing. 177, illus., references, index. Foreword by Liv Ullmann.
Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates Inc., 2000. First Edition. First? Printing. 312, bibliography, notes, index.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, c1984. First Printing. 22 cm, 199, usual library markings, DJ pasted to boards.
London: Intel Publishing, Ltd., 1990. First? Edition. 21 cm, 75, wraps, statistical tables of targets and tactics, scuff mark at bottom of spine. Apparently the first annual issue.
London: Intel Publishing, Ltd., 1991. First? Printing. 21 cm, 86, wraps, illus., statistical tables of targets and tactics, scuff mark at bottom of spine.
New York: The Penguin Press, 2008. First edition. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. 483 p. Illustrations. Notes. Index.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1973. First edition. Stated. Presumed first printing. Hardcover. , 303 p. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1992. First Printing. 22 cm, 375, sticker residue on DJ spine, 14-page Introduction by Edmund White.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1991. First Edition. Second Printing. 445, illus., source notes, biblio, index, wrinkling (from dampness? ) in lower corner p. 440 through rear flyleaf (no pages stuck).
Kansas City, MO: Andrews and McMeel, 1993. Second Revised Edition. 458, wraps, illus., source notes, bibliography, index, some wear to cover & spine edges, front cover scratched.
New York, NY: William Morrow & Company, 2004. First Edition [stated], Second printing. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. vii, , 289,  p. Illustrations. Index.
Carlisle, PA: U. S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute/Army War College Press, 2013. Presumed first edition/first printing. Wraps. vii, 51,  p. Tables. Endnotes. This is one of the Letort Papers.
London: Ernest Benn, 1960. First U.K.? Edition. First? Printing. 208, illus., bibliography, index, some wear and soiling to DJ, name stamped on edges, edges soiled.
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2006. Reprint. Revised and updated edition. Fifth printing [stated]. Trade paperback. xxi, , 271,  p. Notes. Index.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990. First Printing. 24 cm, 510, map, index, DJ soiled and worn at edges.
Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute U. S. Army War College, 2007. Presumed first edition/first printing. Wraps. v, , 18 p. This is one of the Carlisle Papers in Security Strategy. Illustrations. Endnotes.
Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2002. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xx, 112,  pages. Glossary. Illustrations (Photographs, Figures. Tables) Maps. Sources for Further Study. The objective of this annual gathering is to provide a forum for information exchange and debate regarding the complete range of possible urban challenges likely to confront the military over the next generation. This work summarizes the proceedings of the fourth annual Urban Operations Conference co-hosted by RAND Arroyo Center and representatives of the Army and Marine Corps. The goal of this conference was not just to simply inform the audience of the challenges inherent during urban contingencies but to actually find solutions to selected problems of notable current relevancy. Speakers were to be given problems to which solutions are sought rather than topics on which to speak, and the format was to provide significantly more time for audience discussion of issues with speakers.
Washington, DC: National Strategy Info Cent, 1985. Second Printing. 23 cm, 243, wraps, appendices, small chip to bottom edge of front cover.
Lexingham, MA: Lexington Books, 1986. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 290, wraps, appendices, index, rear cover creased, some discoloration to spine.
Washington, DC: National Strategy Info Cent, 1985. Second Printing. 23 cm, 339, wraps, appendices, some wear to covers, creases at spine.
Washington, DC: National Strategy Info Cent, 1985. First Edition. Presumed first printing. Trade paperback. 23 cm, ix, , 339,  pages. wraps, appendices, some wear to covers. Some edge soiling. Dr. Roy Godson, a Senior Fellow in the Program on National Security at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, is Emeritus Professor of Government at Georgetown University and served from 1993 to 2015 as president of the National Strategy Information Center. Dr. Godson has been a consultant to the US National Security Council and related US government agencies as well as to foreign governments and civil society. Dr. Godson has authored and edited over 30 books and monographs, as well as curricula for US and foreign governments and universities. His most recent publications include: Adapting America’s Security Paradigm and Security Agenda (2011); Armed Groups and Irregular Warfare: Adapting Professional Military Education (2009); Democratic Security for the Americas: Intelligence Requirements (2008); Menace to Society: Political-Criminal Collaboration Around the World (2003); Strategic Denial and Deception: The Twenty-First Century Challenge (2001); Dirty Tricks or Trump Cards: U.S. Covert Action and Counterintelligence (2001); Organized Crime and Democratic Governability: Mexico and the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands (2000); and Security Studies for the 21st Century (1998).