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American-Ukrainian Nuclear Relations

Publisher: Defense Dept., National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies

Description: McNair Paper No. 55. Examines the early history of United States-Ukraine relations over the nuclear weapons issue. Presents both the history of a 2-year period, 1992-1994, and posits a number of explanations as to why things developed the way they did. Establishes a framework of this important period from which scholars can further proceed. Item 0378-H-05.

Year/Pages: 1996: 91 p.; map.

Price: $6.50 $2.00

Defiant Again: Indigenous Peoples and Latin American Security

Publisher: Defense Dept., National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies

Description: McNair Paper 53. Explores the complex nexus of security issues that the governments of Latin America and the indigenous communities of the region face at the end of the 20th century.

Year/Pages: 1996: 100 p.; ill.

Price: $7.50 $2.00

Emergency Response to Hazardous Material Incidents

Publisher: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response

Description: 9285.9-24A. EPA/540/R-95/143. PB96-963208. Issued in looseleaf form. Provides emergency response personnel, primarily firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical services personnel, with the information and skills needed to recognize, evaluate, and control an incident involving the release or potential release of hazardous materials. Intended for members of hazardous materials response teams. Item 0431-I-01.

Year/Pages: 1999: 774 p.; ill.

Price: $69.50 $18.00

Europe's New Security Vocation

Publisher: Defense Dept., National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies

Description: McNair Paper No. 66. Chronicles the development of the European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP). Assesses its durability and driving political motivations. Demystifies the functioning of ESDP. Advances a number of sound recommendations for United States policymakers about handling ESDP.

Year/Pages: 2002: 100 p.

Price: $8.50 $3.00

How the Army Runs: A Senior Leader Reference Handbook, 2001-2002

Publisher: Defense Dept., Army War College

Description: 23d edition. Explains the operation and relationships of the systems which enable the United States Army to fulfill its roles and accomplish its missions. This edition reflects changes as of 1 April 2001. Used at the Army War College in the education of the students and in the development and currency of the faculty.

Year/Pages: 2001: 820 p.; ill.

Price: $63.00 $16.00

Invasion, Intervention, "Intervasion": A Concise History of the United States Army in Operation Uphold Democracy (CD-ROM)

Publisher: Defense Dept., Army, Army Command and General Staff College

Description: By Walter E. Kretchik, et al. Contains a concise account of the United States Army's role in Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti in September 1994. Its stated objectives included the return to office of the democratically elected president of that country and the creation of a stable and secure environment in which democratic institutions could take hold.

Year/Pages: 1999: CD-ROM in plastic case.

Price: $19.00 $5.00 Add To Cart

Major Powers in Northeast Asian Security

Publisher: Defense Dept., National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies

Description: McNair Paper No. 51. Addresses the future roles and interests of the four major Asia-Pacific powers, the United States, Japan, China, and Russia, and how their policies will affect security in Northest Asia, specifically, in the Korean Peninsula.

Year/Pages: 1996: 77 p.; ill.

Price: $6.00 $2.00

Modern United States Civil-Military Relations: Wielding the Terrible Swift Sword

Publisher: Defense Dept., National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies

Description: McNair Paper 57. Argues that the demands placed by military officers on the provisions of the Dayton agreement reflect a steady increase in the influence of military officers in crafting defense policy, rather than the recognition of any lessons learned in Somalia or Haiti.

Year/Pages: 1997: 119 p.

Price: $8.50 $3.00 Add To Cart

Model for Leading Change: Making Acquisition Reform Work

Publisher: Defense Dept., Defense Systems Management College

Description: By Charles L. Beck, Jr., et al. Identifies a path for the leadership of the DOD Acquisition System to follow for implementing successful acquisition reform. Intended to serve as a primer for changing organizations. Includes lessons learned from the perspective of implementing change. Presents a model for change based on academic understanding of and industry practices for organizational change.

Year/Pages: 1997: 136 p.; ill.

Price: $12.00 $3.00

Right Makes Might: Freedom and Power in the Information Age

Publisher: Defense Dept., National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies

Description: McNair Paper No. 59. Examines the relationship of intentions and capabilities in the information age, using China as a case in point. Hypothesizes that although power remains important in world politics, globalization has transformed its character, correlates, and consequences: Power now depends on freedom.

Year/Pages: 1998: 83 p.

Price: $5.50 $3.00 Add To Cart

Simulation Based Acquisition: A New Approach, Report of the 1997-1998 DSMC Military Research Fellows

Publisher: Defense Dept., Defense Systems Management College

Description: By Michael V. R. Johnson, et al. Presents the combined efforts of three military Research Fellows, participating in an 11-month Defense Systems Management College Research Fellowship program. These fellows have developed a new approach to the development of weapons systems which is designed to get the new materials into the hands of the warfighter faster. This approach is called Simulation Based Acquisition (SBA). The objective of this book is to convince program managers that SBA is a smarter way of doing business.

Year/Pages: 1998: 136 p.; ill.

Price: $11.00 $3.00

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