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Washington, DC: Panel to Assess Reliability, 2002. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. quarto, 30 pages, wraps, footnotes, figures, appendix. Subtitled: FY2001 Report to Congress of the Panel to Assess the Reliability, Safety, and Security of the United States Nuclear Stockpile. This report focussed on a narrow question: is there a technical issue that necessitates a return to nuclear testing? In order to meet the growing technical challenges of stockpile stewardship, the Panel recommended that Presidential guidance be revised to require a balanced and complete assessment of the stockpile, the nuclear weapons complex that supports it, and the alternative options available for sustaining confidence.
Vienna, VA: Sightline Media Group, 2018. Presumed First Edition, First printing this issue. Magazine. 34,  pages, including covers. Illustrations (most in color). Mailing information on front cover. Cover has slight wear and soiling. C4ISRNET - Media for the Intelligence Age Military. Networks of C4ISR and information technologies have become the source of military advantage, enabling a lighter, faster, and more precise, mobile and agile force. C4ISRNET focuses on the technologies of communications, defense and intelligence IT, unmanned systems and sensors, GEOINT and cyber. It's the networked capabilities of these technologies that have transformed the enterprise of warfare. C4ISRNET is the premier content destination for defense and government communities to stay connected to technology and network innovations to ensure information dominance. Defense and Intelligence officials rely on C4ISRNET for information on advanced weapons platforms, sensor systems, and command and control centers that provide information advantage, battlefield dominance, speed of command and mission effectiveness.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1982. Second Printing. 465, appendix, notes, acronyms, index, library stamps, fore-edge stained, board edges threadbare, small tears & chips to DJ DJ in plastic sleeve (small tears and pieces missing to plastic sleeve), library stamps and stickers on DJ and plastic sleeve, binding cracked at p. 110, p. 175, and p. 372. The origins, inner workings, and operations of the National Security Agency.
New York: Bantam Books, 1974. Tenth Printing [stated]. Mass market paperback. xvi, 623,  pages, Illustrations. Occasional footnotes. Appendices. Chapter notes. Bibliography, Index. Cover has some wear and soiling and is torn at bottom front near spine. Minor page discoloration noted. Introduction by Robert Conquest. John Daniel Barron (1930 -2005) was an American journalist and investigative writer. He is best remembered as the author of several books dealing with specifics of Soviet espionage via the KGB and other agencies. He graduated from the University of Missouri and studied Russian at the United States Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He served in Berlin as a naval intelligence officer. In 1957, he joined the Washington Star as an investigative reporter. In 1965, Barron joined the Washington bureau of Reader's Digest. There he wrote more than 100 stories on a wide variety of subjects. After Barron published his 1974 book KGB: The Secret World of Soviet Secret Agents, the KGB attempted to discredit him by faking claims that Barron was part of a Zionist conspiracy. In 1996, Barron published a book detailing the saga of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Operation SOLO, involving the infiltration of the top leadership of the Communist Party, USA by the FBI's secret informant Morris Childs. Childs was instrumental in helping with the transfer of over $28 million from the Communist Party of the Soviet Union to the Communist Party of the USA to help fund its activities, with each transaction painstakingly reported by Childs to his FBI handlers.
New York: Crescent Books, 1987. Revised Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. 31 cm. 224 pages. Illustrations (more than 300 photographs, most in full color, over 80 maps, diagrams, charts, and tables). Index. Among the contributors are: Ray S. Cline, Richard Friedman, David Baker, and David Miller. This book helps in understanding the intelligence machine and the role it played in protecting free societies of the world in the 1980s and shows how to cope with the endemic strategic conflicts of this era. The contents include: 1. What is intelligence? -- 2. The world's intelligence organizations --3. The worldwide intelligence exchange --4. Espionage and counter-espionage --5. Intelligence and the electronic battlefield --6. Intelligence and the war in space --7. Intelligence and the war in the air --8. Intelligence and the war on land --9. Intelligence and the war at sea --10. The importance of coping with intelligence, 11. The intelligence war in the 1980s.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1976. Second Impression [Stated]. Hardcover. 24 cm, 380,  pages. Map. Minor edge soiling. Courtlandt Dixon Barnes Bryan (April 22, 1936 – December 15, 2009), better known as C. D. B. Bryan, was an American author and journalist. He served in the U.S. Army in South Korea (1958–1960). He was mobilized again (1961–1962) for the Berlin Crisis of 1961. He was an intelligence officer. Bryan is best known for his non-fiction book Friendly Fire (1976). It began as an idea he sold to William Shawn for an article in The New Yorker, then grew into a series of articles, and then a book. It describes an Iowa farm family, Gene and Peg Mullen, and their reaction and change of heart after their son's accidental death by friendly fire in the Vietnam War. One of the real-life characters featured in the book was future Operation Desert Storm commander H. Norman Schwarzkopf. It was made into an Emmy-winning 1979 television movie of the same name, for which he shared a Peabody Award. It's also been cited in professional military studies.
New York: Bantam Books, 1977. Fourth Printing. pocket paperbk, 437, wraps, figure, map, text somewhat darkened, spine creased and worn, some wear to cover edges, covers somewhat soiled some foxing to edges. The story of his family's efforts to find out the real reason Sgt. Michael Mullin died in Vietnam. His death was attributed to "nonbattle" causes.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1976. 24 cm, 380, map, DJ pasted inside boards, small rough spot inside rear flyleaf, shaken, cocked, binding weak, DJ worn edges soiled, tape on DJ spine where library call number sticker has been removed. The story of his family's efforts to find out the real reason Sgt.Michael Mullin died in Vietnam. His death was attributed to "nonbattle" causes.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974. First Edition [stated]. Presumed First Printing. Hardcover. 22 cm. xi, , 333,  pages. Some chips, edge tears, wear and soiling to DJ. Nathan Irving "Nat" Hentoff (June 10, 1925 – January 7, 2017) was an American historian, novelist, music critic, and syndicated columnist for United Media. Hentoff was a columnist for The Village Voice from 1958 to 2009. Following his departure from The Village Voice, Hentoff became a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, continued writing his music column for The Wall Street Journal, which published his works until his death. He often wrote on First Amendment issues, vigorously defending the freedom of the press. Hentoff was formerly a columnist for: Down Beat, JazzTimes, Legal Times, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Progressive, Editor & Publisher and Free Inquiry. He was a staff writer for The New Yorker,