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Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1986. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. 21 cm. xiv. 197,  pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Footnotes. Endnotes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Slight wear and soiling to covers. Andrew J. Bacevich Jr. (born July 5, 1947) is an American historian specializing in international relations, security studies, American foreign policy, and American diplomatic and military history. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1969 and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, serving in Vietnam from the summer of 1970 to the summer of 1971. He taught at West Point and Johns Hopkins University before joining the faculty at Boston University in 1998. He is a Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. He is also a retired career officer in the Armor Branch of the United States Army, retiring with the rank of colonel. He is a former director of Boston University's Center for International Relations (from 1998 to 2005), now part of the Pardee School of Global Studies. Bacevich is the co-founder and president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. ix, , 132 pages. Tables. Notes. Security Council Resolutions 687, 707, and 715. List of Acronyms. Index. Cover has some wear, soiling, and sticker residue. The Honorable Kathleen C. Bailey is a consultant on defense and arms control issues, is currently a Senior Associate at the National Institute for Public Policy. Previously, Dr. Bailey held three positions with the US Government. She was Assistant Director of the Arms Control & Disarmament Agency responsible for nuclear, chemical, biological, and missile nonproliferation policies (1988-90). She was Deputy Assistant Secretary in the US Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research, where she was responsible for long-range assessments and chaired the Interagency Committee to respond to Soviet Active Measures (1985-87). And, she headed the Bureau for Research in the US Information Agency with responsibilities for foreign public opinion polling and analysis (1983-85). Dr. Bailey was a founding member of the proliferation intelligence analysis program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. In 1992, Dr. Bailey returned to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where she was editor of the Director's Series on Proliferation. She regularly testified before the US Congress on arms control issues, including the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. She served on the US Secretary of State's Arms Control and Nonproliferation Advisory Board. Dr. Bailey is author of four books. including Strengthening Nuclear Nonproliferation.
Los Alamos, NM: Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1985. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 48 pages, plus covers. Illustrations (some in color). Maps. This is in effect a marketing brochure in support of Laboratory recruitment efforts. The Foreword states, in part, "For those of us who live and work here, Los Alamos is a place of challenge and discovery in a setting of great natural beauty. We welcome you to Los Alamos. The primary responsibility of the Laboratory is assuring the safety and reliability of the nation's nuclear deterrent. The people of Los Alamos continually work on advanced technologies to provide the United States with the best scientific and engineering solutions to many of the nation's most crucial challenges. Los Alamos today has a heightened focus on safety and security, with its core values of intellectual freedom, scientific excellence, and national service. Its research programs support the Laboratory's mission of maintaining the safety, security, and reliability of the nation's nuclear deterrent without the need to return to underground testing.
Fort Belvoir, VA: U. S. Army Nuclear and Countering WMD Agency, 2016. CWMD Fellowship Special Edition. Wraps. 92 pages. 5.5 inches by 8.5 inches. Biography. References. Minor chip to tape binding strip. U.S. Army Nuclear and Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Field Operating Agency, or USANCA, is task organized under the Army G-3/5/7 and provides Nuclear and Combating weapons of mass destruction, or WMD, planning, execution and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear, known as CBRN, effects expertise in order to meet Army combating weapons of mass destruction, or CWMD, operational requirements. This Field Operating Agency has 34 personnel consisting of a mix of senior Department of the Army Civilians and Army Officers with specialized CBRN technical expertise. The organization provides deployable team to assist Army Service Component Commands and select Combatant Command staffs with CWMD planning expertise, and supports the development of Army CWMD capabilities.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1976. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. 24 cm. x, 356,  pages. Notes on sources. Index. DJ somewhat scuffed and edges worn. Small tears and chips. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. Inscribed and signed by the author on the dedication page; inscription reads: To J. Eugene Marans, With very best wishes, George W. Ball, September 7, 1976. Marans was involved in the representation of the International Development Banks and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. George Wildman Ball (December 21, 1909 – May 26, 1994) was an American diplomat and banker. During 1944 and 1945, he was director of the Strategic Bombing Survey in London. He served in the management of the State Department from 1961 to 1966 and is remembered as a major dissenter against the escalation of the Vietnam War. He refused to publicize his doubts. He also helped determine American policy regarding trade expansion, Congo, the Multilateral Force, de Gaulle's France, Israel and the Middle East, and the Iranian revolution.