London: The Economist Newspaper Ltd., 1987. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Magazine. 104 pages, including covers. Illustrations. Sticker residue on front cover. Cover has some wear and soiling. This issue includes articles related to Gorbachev, Russia, Reform, Ronald Reagan, Supreme Court, Nominations, Robert Bork, Trade Secrets, Margaret Thatcher, European Monetary System, and Arms Control.
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Moscow: NosuMEqua [PoliMEdia], 1999. 1 of 3000. Hardcover. 229,  pages. Illustrations. Inscribed on fep to Ardjun by O. Borodiy and A. Yaroshinskaya and dated May 30, 2000. Format is 5.75 inches by 8.75 inches. The Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian SFSR and since 1991 Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation was the supreme government institution in the Russian SFSR and in the Russian Federation from 16 May 1990 to 21 September 1993. Elected on 4 March 1990 for a period of five years, it was dissolved (without constitutional authority) by presidential decree during the Russian constitutional crisis of 1993 and ended de facto when the Russian White House was attacked on 4 October 1993. The Congress played an important role some of the most important events in the history of Russia during this period, such as the declaration of independence of Russia from the USSR (December 1991), the rise of Boris Yeltsin, and economic reforms.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xx, 364 pages. Illustrations. Author's Note on Sources and Quotations. Major Acronyms and Programs. Sources. Select Bibliography. Notes. Index. Minor DJ wear and soiling. Some page discoloration. Marc Ambinder (born c. 1978) is an American university professor, journalist, and television producer. He is a former politics editor at The Atlantic, a White House Correspondent for National Journal, contributing editor for GQ, and was editor-at-large of The Week and a member of the USA Today national board of contributors. In 2017, he was the journalist-in-residence at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. His third book, The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983, was published 2018. He teaches at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, where he leads Annneberg's digital security initiative. He has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Vice, and numerous national magazines. He has been a consulting producer and on-air expert for documentaries about special operations forces, the Secret Service and government doomsday plans. He has been a guest on every national television news network in the U.S., on the BBC, and was a regular analyst on politics for CBS News Radio. His journalism has won him several awards. He was nominated for an Emmy in 2005 and was part of a team that won a DuPont Silver Baton from Columbia University.
New York, NY: Crown Publishers, 2009. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, , 450 pages. DJ has slight wear and soiling along the top edge. Illustrated endpapers. Includes Foreword, Introduction, Glossary of Acronyms, Notes, Acknowledgments, and Index. Martin Anderson (August 5, 1936 – January 3, 2015) was an economist, policy analyst, author and one of President Ronald Reagan's leading advisors. After serving as director of policy research for the 1968 Presidential campaign of Richard Nixon, Anderson was Special Assistant to the President from 1969 to 1970, and then, from 1970 to 1971, "Special Consultant to the President of the United States for Systems Analysis". It was through his recommendation that Alan Greenspan began his career in government. Along with Walter Oi and Milton Friedman he is credited with helping to end military conscription in the United States. He was a senior policy adviser to the Reagan presidential campaigns of 1976 and 1980, and under President Ronald Reagan he served as the chief domestic policy advisor from 1981 to 1982, and then as a member of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board from 1982 to 1989. Anderson served as a member of the President's General Advisory Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament from 1987 to 1993. Annelise Anderson is an economist has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 1983. From 1981 to 1983, Anderson was Associate Director for Economics and Government with the Office of Management and Budget. She was a senior policy adviser to the campaign of Ronald Reagan, and was Associate Director, Office of Presidential Personnel.
New York: Scribner (A Lisa Drew Book), 2005. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 453,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Selected bibliography. Index. Inscription signed by both authors. Inscription reads To Gene--A fellow Russophile. Thanks for your interest! All best, Peter Baker Susan Glasser. Some pages have lower corner bent. Peter Eleftherios Baker (born July 2, 1967) is an American journalist and author. He is the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times and a political analyst for MSNBC, and was previously a reporter for The Washington Post for 20 years. Baker has covered five presidents: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Donald Trump, and currently Joe Biden. Baker and his wife, Susan Glasser, spent four years as Moscow bureau chiefs, chronicling the rise of Vladimir Putin, the rollback of Russian democracy, the Second Chechen War and the terrorist attack on a theater in Moscow and the Beslan school hostage crisis. Baker published his second book, Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin's Russia and the End of Revolution through Scribner, with Susan Glasser, a detailed accounting of Vladimir Putin's consolidation of power during his first term as President of Russia. It was named one of the Best Books of 2005 by The Washington Post Book World. Susan B. Glasser is an American journalist and news editor. She writes the column "Letter from Biden’s Washington" in The New Yorker. She was founding editor of Politico Magazine, and editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy magazine, which won three National Magazine Awards during her tenure. At the Washington Post, she served as Moscow co-bureau chief.
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: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1989. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, 278 pages. Tables. Index, Author's Note. Pencil erasure residue on fep. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Zbigniew Kazimierz "Zbig" Brzezinski (March 28, 1928 – May 26, 2017) was an American diplomat and political scientist. He served as a counselor to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1966 to 1968 and was President Jimmy Carter's National Security Advisor from 1977 to 1981. Brzezinski belonged to the realist school of international relations. Major foreign policy events during his time in office included the normalization of relations with the People's Republic of China (and the severing of ties with the Republic of China on Taiwan); the signing of the second Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II); the brokering of the Camp David Accords; the transition of Iran from an important U.S. ally to an anti-Western Islamic Republic; encouraging dissidents in Eastern Europe and emphasizing human rights in order to undermine the influence of the Soviet Union; the arming of the mujahideen in response to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan; and the signing of the Torrijos-Carter Treaties relinquishing U.S. control of the Panama Canal after 1999. Brzezinski served as the Robert E. Osgood Professor of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, a scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and a member of various boards and councils. He appeared frequently on the PBS program The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, ABC News' This Week with Christiane Amanpour, and on MSNBC's Morning Joe.