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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.
Lincoln, Nebraska: Potomac Books, and Imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2019. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xviii, , 248,  pages. List of abbreviations. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Publisher's ephemera laid in. David J. Dunford served three years as the U.S. ambassador to Oman and served four years, including during the 1990–91 Gulf War, as the deputy ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the governing board of the University of Arizona’s Center for Middle East Studies. He has taught courses on the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Middle East business environment at the University of Arizona and has consulted for both the government and the private sector on Middle East issues. He is the coauthor of Talking to Strangers: The Struggle to Rebuild Iraq’s Foreign Ministry.