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Talbott, Strobe

Works: 174 works in 590 publications in 8 languages and 26,021 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Autobiographies  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Speaker, Interviewee, Interviewer, Author of introduction, pan, Other, wpr, Originator, win, Honoree
Classifications: DK275.K5, 327.174
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Khrushchev remembers by Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev( Book )

111 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in 7 languages and held by 5,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authentic record of Nikita Kruschev's words gathered from tapes, interviews, etc
At the highest levels : the inside story of the end of the cold war by Michael R Beschloss( Book )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a story that you did not read in the newspapers. At the Highest Levels reveals a hitherto secret dimension of the most momentous event of our time: the end of the Cold War. Beschloss and Talbott show us the vital transactions that George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev made and concealed from the world: Bush's pledge not to press Gorbachev for Baltic independence, the manipulations for German unification, how the Soviet Union joined the Gulf War Coalition, Bush's private warnings to Gorbachev that he was about to be overthrown, and the U.S. president's secret efforts to prevent the breakup of the Soviet Union and keep Gorbachev in power." "From early in 1989, the two prizewinning authors were granted unprecedented access to classified U.S. and Soviet documents, cables, telephone transcripts, and diplomatic records, on the condition that they not publish the information before the end of 1992. Such was their access that in the final days before the Soviet Union's collapse, as they relate in this book, Beschloss and Talbott were asked by a Gorbachev confidant to convey to President Bush a private message about Gorbachev's fate under Boris Yeltsin." "With novelistic detail and intimacy, At the Highest Levels shows Bush and Gorbachev behind closed doors as they fence with domestic foes and suspicious allies. It demonstrates how the two leaders came to believe that their most dangerous opponents were no longer each other but forces inside their own countries. As Beschloss and Talbott argue, the two leaders' excessive reliance on each other contributed to Gorbachev's fall from power in December 1991 and Bush's own collapse less than a year later."--Jacket
The age of terror : America and the world after September 11 by Strobe Talbott( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

September 11 marked the beginning of a new era - an age of terror in which counter-terrorism will be one of the highest priorities of national governments and international institutions. While the resolve to do whatever necessary to combat terrorism will remain undiminished, a great debate has already begun : What exactly to be done? The answer will depend, in large measure, on the answer to a prior question: What happened here and why? In The Age of Terror, an agenda-setting team of experts begins to answer this question and examines the considerations and objectives of policy decisions in a post-September 11 world
Deadly gambits : the Reagan administration and the stalemate in nuclear arms control by Strobe Talbott( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind the scenes view of nuclear arms control under the Reagan Administration
Endgame : the inside story of SALT II by Strobe Talbott( Book )

28 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the very human story of how leaders of two nations tried to reconcile their politcal responsibilities with an effort to attain inter-national security and peace
The master of the game : Paul Nitze and the nuclear peace by Strobe Talbott( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the signing and ratification of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the United States and the Soviet Union took the first step ever toward significantly reducing the number of nuclear weapons threatening the world. Even more important, they seemed to be moving closer to a truly epochal agreement that would bring cuts in long-range missiles, at last reversing the arms race that has been going on inexorably since the end of the Second World War. The story behind these events is the story of forty years of argument and disappointment, of secret dealings and false hopes and struggles in the corridors of power in Washington and Moscow. No single man has been so deeply a part of it, for so long, as Paul Henry Nitze. Now 82, and active as ever, he is the focus of Strobe Talbott's brilliant behind-the-scenes report, an intimate history of the whole span of arms control diplomacy rounded out with a detailed narrative of the last three momentous years
Khrushchev remembers : the glasnost tapes by Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
The great experiment : the story of ancient empires, modern states, and the quest for a global nation by Strobe Talbott( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles humanity's efforts to secure protection and profitability through the establishment of empires, the waging of wars, and the forging of modern global alliances, in an account that seeks to expose damages inflicted by the Bush administration
Reagan and Gorbachev by Michael Mandelbaum( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Russians and Reagan by Strobe Talbott( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mikhail S. Gorbachev : an intimate biography by Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography detailing how Gorbachev rises through the ranks of the Communist Party and becomes the leader of the Soviet Union
Fast forward : ethics and politics in the age of global warming by William Antholis( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clearly establishes how and why global warming is a major threat and why urgent action is needed, including the history of domestic and global negotiations on global warming and the players who must be involved in finding a solution to climate change to protect future generations"--Provided by publisher
Engaging with Russia : the next phase : a report to the Trilateral Commission by Roderic Lyne( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S.-Soviet nuclear arms control : where we are and how we got there by Strobe Talbott( Book )

10 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Reagan Administration came into office, the history of nuclear amrs control was at a turning point. That was partly because of the situation that the new Administration inherited. But it was also because of who the Administration was. A group of people who had been unrelentingly critical of arms control from outside the Executive Branch found themselves suddenly on the inside, with the power to translate their long-standing disapproval into the basis for a new set of American objectives and policies. Those people faced a complicated mixture of opportunities and risks. As it turned out, they sometimes mistook one for the other. While one can be optimistic to the point of seeing a possibility of negotiations resuming between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., one must also recognize the danger that those other negotiations, the intramural ones within the U.S. government will continue to no avail, focused on such old issues as the real negotiability of cruise missiles, but also on the new and potentially crucial issue of the negotiability of strategic defenses. That is the single most interesting and important question that looms at the outset of the next chapter in the history of arms control--if there is to be one
Distributed power in the United States : prospects and policies by Jeremy Carl( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing reliable and secure electric power to meet the growing demands of this century, in a way which mitigates the adverse effects of climate change, is a daunting challenge. The situation has given rise to increased interest in the potential for Distributed Power Systems (DPS): a combination of distributed sources of power production and distributed power storage. This study examines the economic, environmental, and energy security case for DPS
Making sense of Chindia : reflections on China and India by Jairam Ramesh( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crisis with Russia( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soviet mind : Russian culture under communism by Isaiah Berlin( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With a revised foreword by Brookings President Strobe Talbott and a new introduction by Berlin's editor, Henry Hardy. George Kennan, the architect of US policy toward the Soviet Union, called Isaiah Berlin 'the patron saint among the commentators of the Russian scene.' In The Soviet Mind, Berlin proves himself fully worthy of that accolade. Although the essays in this book were originally written to explore the tensions between Soviet communism and Russian culture, the thinking about the Russian mind that emerges is as relevant today under Putin's post-communist Russia as it was when this book first appeared more than a decade ago. This Brookings Classic brings together Berlin's writings about the Soviet Union. Among the highlights are accounts of Berlin's meetings with the Russian writers in the aftermath of the war; a celebrated memorandum he wrote for the British Foreign Office in 1945 about the state of the arts under Stalin; Berlin's account of Stalin's manipulative 'artificial dialectic'; portraits of Pasternak and poet Osip Mandel'shtam; Berlin's survey of Russian culture based on a visit in 1956; and a postscript reflecting on the fall of the Berlin Wall and other events in 1989. Henry Hardy prepared the essays for publication; his introductory discussions describe their history. In his foreword, revised for this new edition, Brookings's Strobe Talbott, a long-time expert on Russia and the Soviet Union, relates the essays to Berlin's other work. The essays and other pieces in The Soviet Mind-which includes a new essay, 'Marxist versus Non-Marxist Ideas in Soviet Policy,' and a summary of a talk on communism-represent Berlin at his most brilliant, and are invaluable for policy-makers, students and anyone interested in Russian politics and thought-past, present and future"
Engaging India : diplomacy, democracy, and the bomb by Strobe Talbott( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On May 11, 1998, three nuclear devices exploded under the Thar, or Great Indian Desert, shaking the surrounding villages - and the rest of the world. The immediate effect was to plunge U.S.-India relations, already vexed by decades of tension and estrangement, into a new and acrimonious standoff. The situation deteriorated further when Pakistan responded with a test of its own two weeks later." "Engaging India is the revealing, authoritative account of the intensive talks that the United States conducted on parallel tracks with the South Asian nuclear powers over the next two and a half years. Bill Clinton's point man for that high-stakes diplomacy takes us behind the scenes of one of the most intriguing and consequential political dramas of our time, reconstructing what happened - and why." "From June 1998 through September 2000, in the most extensive engagement ever between the United States and India, Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott and Minister of External Affairs Jaswant Singh met fourteen times in seven countries on three continents. They grappled with the urgent issues of arms control and nonproliferation, but they also discussed their visions for the U.S.-India relationship, the potential for economic and strategic cooperation between the two countries, and the implications of Hindu nationalism for the evolution of Indian society, politics, and security. Their personal rapport helped raise the level of trust between the two governments. As a result, the United States was able to play a crucial role in defusing the crisis between India and Pakistan over the contested territory of Kashmir in the summer of 1999 - thus, perhaps, averting a war that could have escalated to nuclear conflagration." "The Talbott-Singh dialogue laid the ground for Clinton's transformational visit to South Asia in March 2000. That presidential journey opened a new chapter in relations between the United States and India. It also set the scene for U.S. cooperation with both India and Pakistan in the war against terror after September 11, 2001"--Jacket
The Russia hand : a memoir of presidential diplomacy by Strobe Talbott( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the past ten years, few issues have mattered more to America's vital interests or to the shape of the twenty-first century than Russia's fate. To cheer the fall of a bankrupt totalitarian regime is one thing; to build on its ruins a stable democratic state is quite another. The challenge of helping to steer post-Soviet Russia-with its thousands of nuclear weapons and seething ethnic tensions-between the Scylla of a communist restoration and the Charybdis of anarchy fell to the former governor of a poor, landlocked Southern state who had won national election by focusing on domestic issues. No one could have predicted that by the end of Bill Clinton's second term he would meet with his Kremlin counterparts more often than had all of his predecessors from Harry Truman to George Bush combined, or that his presidency and his legacy would be so determined by his need to be his own Russia hand. With Bill Clinton at every step was Strobe Talbott, the deputy secretary of state whose expertise was the former Soviet Union. Talbott was Clinton's old friend, one of his most trusted advisers, a frequent envoy on the most sensitive of diplomatic missions and, as this book shows, a sharp-eyed observer. The Russia Hand is without question among the most candid, intimate and illuminating foreign-policy memoirs ever written in the long history of such books. It offers unparalleled insight into the inner workings of policymaking and diplomacy alike. With the scope of nearly a decade, it reveals the hidden play of personalities and the closed-door meetings that shaped the most crucial events of our time, from NATO expansion, missile defense and the Balkan wars to coping with Russia's near-meltdown in the wake of the Asian financial crisis. The book is dominated by two gifted, charismatic and flawed men, Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin, who quickly formed one of the most intense and consequential bonds in the annals of statecraft. It also sheds new light on Vladimir Putin, as well as the altered landscape after September 11, 2001. The Russia Hand is the first great memoir about war and peace in the post-cold war world. From the Hardcover edition
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The age of terror : America and the world after September 11
Alternative Names
Strobe Talbott Amerikaans journalist

Strobe Talbott journaliste américain

Strobe Talbott periodista estadounidense

Strobe Talbott US-amerikanischer Diplomat, Politiker und Politikwissenschaftler

Talbot, Strobe.

Talbott, Nelson Strobridge.

Tėlbot, S. 1946-

Tėlbot, Strob 1946-

Télbott, Stroub.

Tėlbott, Stroub 1946-

Строуб Телботт

Талботт С

Талботт С. 1946-

Тэлбот С

Тэлбот С. 1946-

Тэлботт, Строуб

Тэлботт, Строуб, 1946-

ストローブ・タルボット アメリカ合衆国の評論家

タルボット, S

タルボット, ストローブ



The age of terror : America and the world after September 11The great experiment : the story of ancient empires, modern states, and the quest for a global nationFast forward : ethics and politics in the age of global warmingEngaging with Russia : the next phase : a report to the Trilateral CommissionMaking sense of Chindia : reflections on China and IndiaThe Soviet mind : Russian culture under communismEngaging India : diplomacy, democracy, and the bombThe Russia hand : a memoir of presidential diplomacy