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Orlando: Harcourt, Inc., 2008. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 388 pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Endnotes. Bibliography. Index. Alex Abella (born 1950) is an American author and journalist best known for his works Soldiers of Reason: The RAND Corporation and the Rise of the American Empire and Shadow Enemies: Hitler's Secret Terrorist Plot Against the United States (with Scott Gordon). Abella's work includes Shadow Enemies: Hitler's Secret Terrorist Plot Against the United States, co-authored with law professor and Los Angeles Superior Court judge Scott Gordon. The book is set in Germany during World War II and follows a group of German-American agents trained in sabotage and terrorism. The author's most recent book, Soldiers of Reason: The RAND Corporation and the Rise of the American Empire, is the first history of the foreign policy think tank founded by the United States Military and funded in part by the United States Government.
New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux [The Noonday Press], 1990. Second Edition [stated]. Noonday Press edition. Trade paperback. xvi, , 428,  pages. Preface to the Second Edition. Dramatis Personae. Authors' Note. Footnotes. Notes. Chronology. Afterword. Index. Foreword by McGeorge Bundy. Professor and international security expert James G. Blight began his career as a cognitive psychologist, but a decade later had begun research on prevention of a nuclear holocaust in a world of increasing proliferation of nuclear weapons. His research led him to study the closest scenario to a nuclear war: the Cuban missile crisis of 1962. He has since become an expert on the subject. David A. Welch is a CIGI senior fellow and professor of political science at the University of Waterloo. His book, Painful Choices: A Theory of Foreign Policy Change, was the winner of the International Studies Association ISSS Book Award and his book, Justice and the Genesis of War, won the 1994 Edgar S. Furniss Award for an outstanding contribution to national security studies. He is co-editor of Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
New York: Vintage Books, 1990. First Vintage Edition. First Printing. 735, wraps, bibliography, notes, index, highlighting & red ink notes & underlining to text, some wear to cover edges This book covers the fifty-year period from the discovery of fission in 1938 to the superpower summitry of 1988. Bundy gives particular atttention to the most dangerous confrontations of the two superpowers--Khrushchev's challenges in Berlin and the Cuban missile crisis.