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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: Smithsonian Books [An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers], 2009. Second Printing [stated]. Hardcover. xxiii, , 295,  pages. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Michael Belfiore is an author and journalist reporting on the technological innovations shaping our world. Some of his notable works include The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA is Remaking Our World, Rocketeers, and The Way People Live - Life Aboard a Space Station. He has written articles for Popular Mechanics and Popular Science. He has reported on game-changing technologies for Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Smithsonian, Air & Space, Financial Times, Foreign Policy, and many other outlets. He is an International Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award finalist and a recipient of the Space Frontier Foundation’s NewSpace Award for outstanding journalism. Michael has appeared as a commentator on the Fox Business Network, Bloomberg Radio and TV, CNN, NPR’s Marketplace and Morning Edition, and C-SPAN.
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.