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Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute, 1972. Presumed first edition/first printing thus. Wraps. , 120,  pages. Illustrations. A major article is on The Astronaut Corps: Above and Beyond by R. P. Wiggen, Jr. which addressed the fact that the U.S. Navy had played a major role in pushing bade earth's frontiers and that a select team of Naval and Marine officers were playing such an important part in the opening up of space. At the time of this publication, more than half of the 73 astronauts had an association with the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps. In addition, this issue has an article by Vice Admiral Stansfield Turner on the United States and a Strategic Crossroads and articles on Indonesia's Archipelago doctrine, Modern Management, Battle-mindedness, the Merchant Marine, and a historical work, "Yankees in China Ports"
Livermore, CA: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2022. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Format is approximately 6 inches by 9 inches. , 68,  pages. Footnotes. Tabular data. Livermore Papers on Global Security No. 10. Michael Albertson is deputy director of the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Prior to his current position at CGSR, he served for 16 years in the federal government handling a wide variety of deterrence and arms control-related portfolios for various organizations. From November 2018 to September 2020 he was a senior policy advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the Office of Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy, facilitating extended deterrence dialogues with NATO and Asian allies. Mr. Albertson worked as a team lead in the Department of State’s Office of Strategic Stability and Deterrence Affairs from 2015 to 2018 on Russian strategic nuclear arms control issues including implementation and compliance of the INF Treaty and New START Treaties. He served from 2013 to 2014 on the National Security Council Staff covering Russian military-security issues; from 2010 to 2012 as a policy advisor to the senior advisor for Arms Control and Strategic Stability to the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) participating in the negotiation, ratification, and implementation of the New START Treaty; and from 2004 to 2010 as an intelligence analyst and then senior intelligence analyst in the Department of Defense studying Russian military capabilities and doctrine. He holds a M.S. in strategic intelligence from the National Defense Intelligence College, and an M.A. in security policy studies from George Washington University.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Printing. 351, illus., maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, usual library markings, rear flyleaf has been removedDJ in plastic sleeve. This book details the U.S. plans to invade Japan at the end of the Second World War. The authors contend that the Japanese were not planning on surrendering, and were only forced to do so by the American use of atomic weapons.
McLean, VA: Pergamon-Brassey's, 1985. Presumed First Paperback Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xxiv, 436,  pages. Figures. Tables. Notes. Index. Inscribed by author (Bob) on half-title page to John Steinbruner! John Steinbruner was a Professor of Public Policy at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland and Director of the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland. A true Renaissance man, Dr. Steinbruner was for decades a valuable and trusted advisor on all the Carnegie Corporation's work in peace and security, sharing his deep knowledge of a wide range of subjects, including arms control and nuclear nonproliferation, international policy, biosecurity, relations with Russia and China, and civil conflict. He was the architect of the post -Cold War concept of cooperative security, who, primarily through his roles in the think tank and academic worlds, provided groundbreaking ideas that shaped policy in substantive ways. As an educator at the University of Maryland he mentored a generation of young international policy experts for the twenty-first century and forged educational linkages between upcoming American and Russian international relations specialists.