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Canberra, Australia: Australian Government, Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office, 2011. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Trade paperback. viii, 128 pages. Illustrations. The Australian Safeguards and Non-proliferation Office (ASNO) was established by the Australian Government to enhance national and international security by contributing to "effective regimes against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction." It combines three Commonwealth agencies: the Australian Safeguards Office (ASO), the Chemical Weapons Convention Office (CWCO) and the Australian Comprehensive Test Ban Office (ACTBO). ASNO's Director General is a statutory officer and his staff are public servants employed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The Director General has reported directly to the Minister for Foreign Affairs since 1994. As of 2014, Dr Robert Floyd is ANSO's Director General.
Canberra, Australia: Australian Government, Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office, 2012. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Trade paperback. viii, 132 pages. Illustrations. The Australian Safeguards and Non-proliferation Office (ASNO) was established by the Australian Government to enhance national and international security by contributing to "effective regimes against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction." It combines three Commonwealth agencies: the Australian Safeguards Office (ASO), the Chemical Weapons Convention Office (CWCO) and the Australian Comprehensive Test Ban Office (ACTBO). ASNO's Director General is a statutory officer and his staff are public servants employed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The Director General has reported directly to the Minister for Foreign Affairs since 1994. As of 2014, Dr Robert Floyd is ANSO's Director General.
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1991. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 24 cm. , 158,  pages. Illustration. Notes. Appendices. Index. Small corner crease at rear DJ flap. Corners of several pages creased but no marks to text noted. Kathleen Cordelia Bailey (born January 5, 1949) is an American political scientist and artist. She served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, and as Assistant Director of the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. In 1976, Bailey was the first social scientist ever hired by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and was a founding member of the proliferation intelligence analysis program, which she directed from 1978-81. She specialized in analyses of foreign nuclear weapons programs. She undertook a controversial effort (ultimately squelched) to publicize a conclusion she had reached during her research in Tehran: that Iran was ripe for revolution and that it was likely to be led by the Islamic clergy. In 1983, she accepted a political appointment from the Reagan Administration as Deputy Director for the Bureau for Research in the US Information Agency, with responsibilities for foreign public opinion polling and analysis. She was acting director from late 1983-1985. From 1985-87, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the US Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), where she headed the Office of Disinformation, Analysis, and Response, was responsible for long-range assessments, was INR liaison with the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, and chaired the Interagency Active Measures Working Group.
New York, NY: Nation Books, 2004. First edition. First printing [stated]. Trade paperback. Glued binding. xx, 180,  pages. Illustrations, black & white. Further Reading. Source notes. Index. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Contents cover Nuclear Weapons, Biological Weapons, Chemical Weapons, What does it take to make a WMD, Case Studies Iraq and North Korea, What is the International Impact of a WMD program?, Terrorism with weapons of mass destruction, Which groups are capable of making and using a WMD?, What can counterterrorism do?, and What does the future hold? Frank Charles Barnaby (27 September 1927 – 1 August 2020) was the Nuclear Issues Consultant to the Oxford Research Group, a freelance defense analyst, and a prolific author on military technology. He was based in the United Kingdom. He was born in Andover, Hampshire, and was educated at Andover Grammar School and the University of London. Barnaby trained as a nuclear physicist and worked at the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Aldermaston, between 1951 and 1957. He was on the senior scientific staff of the Medical Research Council (UK) when a university lecturer at University College London (1957–1967). Barnaby was Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) from 1971–1981. In 1981, Barnaby became a founding member of the World Cultural Council. He was a Professor at the VU University Amsterdam 1981–85, and awarded the Harold Stassen Chair of International Relations at the University of Minnesota in 1985. He has been the Executive Secretary of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs.
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.
Stockholm, Sweden: The Weapons Of Mass Destruction Commission, 2006. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. 227,  pages. Occasional footnotes. Boxes. Tabular Data. Index. One page ephemera from UK Guardian Unlimited on Hans Blix's warning on WMD. Business card of Selma Brackman, Executive Director of War & Peace laid in. In this report, the Independent Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission, chaired by Dr. Hands Blix, confronts this global challenge and presents 60 recommendations on what the world community-national goverments and civil society-an and should do. Among the topics addressed are Terrorism, Disarmament, Nuclear Weapons, Biological Weapons, Chemical Weapons, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Non-Proliferation Treaty, Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Security Assurances, Verification, Missile Defense, Space Weapons, Export Controls, and the United Nations. Hans Martin Blix (born 28 June 1928) is a Swedish diplomat and politician for the Liberal People's Party. He was Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (1978–1979) and later became the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency. As such, Blix was the first Western representative to inspect the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster in the Soviet Union on site, and led the agency response to them. Blix was also the head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission from March 2000 to June 2003. On 17 He is the former president of the World Federation of United Nations Associations.
New York: The Free Press, 1978. First Printing. Hardcover. xi, , 250 pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Small tears and chips to DJ edges. DJ has some soiling and staining. Inscribed and dated by the author to Martin Feinstein (perhaps the Martin Feinstein, who helped the Kennedy Center in Washington and its resident opera company grow and fill a large, empty niche in the capital's cultural life as executive director of one, then general manager of the other? From 1938 o 1946, Mr. Borkin was the chief of the patent and cartel section of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justices and was responsible for the wartime investigation and prosecution of the I.G.-dominated cartels. He was also the chairman of the Federal Bar Association Committee on standards of Judicial Behavior.
New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1999. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxxvii, , 186 pages. Maps. Bibliography. Index. Paul Bracken (born March 12, 1948) is a professor of political science and business at Yale University. Bracken is a respected thought leader in global competition and the strategic application of technology in business and defense. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and has served on the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, the Board of Advisors of the Naval Postgraduate School and the U.S. Naval War College; and an advisory group for Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has been a visiting scholar at the CIA and Beijing University; and has consulted with many other branches of the US Government. He is a consultant to the Office of Net Assessment, and Senior Fellow and member of the Board of Advisors at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of six books on global business, warning and risk, national security and world order and has written for the New York Times and other publications.