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New York: Doubleday, 2006. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 371,  pages. Signed on title page. Ex-library with usual library markings. DJ has some wear and soiling, including crossed out library barcode. Scott Anderson is an American novelist, journalist, and a veteran war correspondent. He wrote novels Triage, Moonlight Hotel, The Man Who tried to Save the World, and War Zones. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine, GQ, Esquire, Men’s Journal, Vanity Fair and other publications. Anderson grew up in East Asia, primarily in Taiwan and Korea, where his father was an agricultural advisor for the American government. His career began with a 1994 article in Harper's Magazine on the Northern Ireland events. The 2007 movie The Hunting Party starring Richard Gere and Terrence Howard, is partially based on his work in Bosnia. The 2009 drama film Triage starring Colin Farrell, Paz Vega and Sir Christopher Lee, is based on his novel. Lawrence in Arabia, his latest book, narrates the experiences of T. E. Lawrence in Arabia and explores the complexity of the Middle East.
Santa Monica, CA: RAND National Defense Research Institute, 2010. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xxii, 92 pages. Appendix. Bibliography. Illustrations (Figures and Tables with some color). Benjamin Bahney is a political scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where he brings laboratory technical expertise to bear on national security issues in the areas of space, cyber and advanced science and technology. His research interests include strategic stability, deterrence, and escalation management. Ben is currently researching the dynamics of strategic competition in space and cyber. He has won three LLNL Global Security Gold Awards for outstanding research, is a participant in the RAND Counterinsurgency Board of Experts, and has guest lectured on terrorism financing at the Naval Postgraduate School. Ben was formerly an associate at the RAND Corporation, where he published on counter terrorism and the internal dynamics of Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS). Ben received an MA in international affairs from UC San Diego and a BA in history from the University of Pennsylvania.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, , 279, pages. Appendix. Index. Front board weak. Inscribed by the author with Christmas compliments Dec./99 on the fep. John Barrett (November 28, 1866 ? October 17, 1938) was a United States diplomat and one of the most influential directors general of the Pan American Union. On his death, the New York Times commented that he had "done more than any other person of his generation to promote closer relations among the American republics". Barrett was born on November 28, 1866. He graduated from Dartmouth with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1889. From 1889 to 1894, he worked as a journalist. He so impressed President Grover Cleveland during a meeting that he was appointed as the United States U.S. Minister to Siam (now Thailand). He served in that country for four years working to improve trade relations before returning to life as a journalist, working as a war correspondent during the Spanish?American War and then as a diplomatic adviser to Admiral George Dewey. (He wrote a biography of Dewey in 1899.) He was appointed as a delegate to the second Pan-American Conference in 1901 through the following year. In 1903, he was appointed as the Minister to Argentina, and though he only served in that position for one year, President Theodore Roosevelt later remarked that he had begun a "new United States-Argentine era". He was then appointed as Minister to Panama and then to Colombia. In 1907, he was appointed the first Director General of the Bureau of American Republics, renamed as the Pan American Union in 1910. He served in this capacity for 14 years.
New York: Henry Holt and Company/Times Books, 2005. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xvii, , 330,  pages. Notes. Index. Daniel Benjamin (born October 16, 1961) is an American diplomat and journalist, and was the Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the United States Department of State from 2009 to 2012, appointed by Secretary Clinton. He is Director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College. From 1994 to 1999, as a member of President Clinton's staff, Benjamin served as a foreign policy speech writer and special assistant. During that period, he also served on the National Security Council. From 2009 to 2012, Benjamin was the US State Department's Coordinator for counter-terrorism, with the rank of Ambassador-at-Large. The Next Attack received high-praise from Bill Clinton.