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Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, DC: National Defense University, 1996. Revised Edition. Trade paperback. xvi, 359,  pages. Preface to Revised Edition. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Kenneth Allard is a former U.S. Army Colonel widely known to national audiences. Entering military service as a draftee, his unique career included overseas service as a Cold War intelligence officer and assignments as an assistant professor at West Point, special assistant to the Army Chief of Staff, and Dean of Students at the National War College. For more than a decade, he was a featured military analyst on the networks of NBC News, particularly MSNBC and CNBC. That experience provided the backdrop for his most recent book, Warheads: Cable News and the Fog of War. His other books include Command, Control and the Common Defense, winner of the 1991 National Security Book Award. Colonel Allard holds a doctorate from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and an MPA from Harvard University. His numerous military decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, two awards of the Legion of Merit and the NATO Expeditionary Medal for service in Bosnia.
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: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 84,  pages. Frontis illustration. Format is approximately 5 inches by 7.5 inches. Name in pencil on fep. DJ worn. Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews (April 2, 1860 – August 2, 1936) was an American writer. She is best known for a widely read short story about US President Abraham Lincoln, "The Perfect Tribute", which was adapted for film twice and sold 600,000 copies when published as a standalone volume. Aside from her boys' stories, Andrews primarily was known for sentimental and melodramatic magazine fiction. Many of her works were published in Scribner's Magazine. She also wrote The Marshal, a Napoleonic historical novel, Crosses of War, a collection of World War I poetry, A Lost Commander, a biography of Florence Nightingale, and The Eternal Feminine, a collection of stories about women. Andrews also wrote the chapter "The School Boy" in The Whole Family, a collaborative novel with chapters written by different authors, including Henry James and William Dean Howells.
New York: AMACOM American Management Association, 1998. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. ix, , 262 pages. Illustrations. Index. Inscribed by author on half-title. TLS signed by the author also laid in. Norman Ralph Augustine (born July 27, 1935) is a U.S. aerospace businessman who served as United States Under Secretary of the Army from 1975 to 1977. Augustine served as chairman of the Review of United States Human Space Flight Plans Committee. Beginning in 1965, he served as Assistant Director of Defense Research and Engineering. He joined LTV Missiles and Space Company in 1970, serving as vice president of advanced programs. In 1973 he returned to the government as Assistant Secretary of the Army and in 1975 became Acting Secretary of the Army. Joining Martin Marietta Corporation in 1977, he was elected as CEO in 1987 and chairman in 1988. He served as president of the Lockheed Martin Corporation upon the formation of that company in 1995, and became CEO later that year. He retired as chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin in August 1997.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, Peace Studies Program, 1987. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. , viii, 105,  pages. Glossary. Bibliography. Endnotes. Among the listed authors are: Hans A. Bethe, Bruce G. Blair, Paul Bracken, Ashton B. Carter, Hillman Dickinson, Richard L. Garwin, Kurt Gottfried, David Holloway, Henry W. Kendall, Lloyd R. Leavitt, Jr., Richard Ned Lebow, Condoleezza Rice, Peter C. Stein, John D. Steinbruner, Lucja U. Swiatkowski, and Paul D. Tomb. Cover has some wear and soiling, The Cornell University Peace studies and peace science provide interdisciplinary opportunities for students to deepen their knowledge of international security; the structure and function of multi-national systems; and the general areas of conflict analysis, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The peace science area emphasizes mathematical modeling and game-theoretic models; the peace studies area emphasizes historical, institutional, and policy-oriented approaches.
Washington DC: The Brookings Institution, 1993. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xviii, , 364 pages. Abbreviations and Acronyms. Illustrations (Tables, Figures). Notes. Index. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Bruce G. Blair (born 1947) is a nuclear security expert and a research scholar at the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He focuses on technical and policy steps on the path toward the verifiable elimination of nuclear weapons, specifically on deep bilateral nuclear arms reductions, multilateral arms negotiations and de-alerting of nuclear arsenals. In 2011, he was appointed to the U.S. Secretary of State’s International Security Advisory Board, a small group of experts that provides the Department of State with independent insight and advice on all aspects of international security, disarmament and arms control. In 1999, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship Prize for his research, work and leadership on de-alerting nuclear forces.