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Center for Defense Information (Washington, D.C.)

Overview
Works: 404 works in 590 publications in 1 language and 3,783 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  War films  History  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Drama  Documentary films  Terminology 
Roles: Publisher, Editor
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Most widely held works by Center for Defense Information (Washington, D.C.)
The defense monitor( )

in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses American military programs, policies, and other military issues
Current issues in U.S. defense policy by D.C.) Center for Defense Information (Washington( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's defense meltdown : Pentagon reform for President Obama and the new Congress( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Military in the movies( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the role of the military in the media age. Hollywood and the military have cooperated in the movie-making business for over 90 years. The Pentagon uses the movies as part of a larger public relations effort aimed at selling the armed forces to the American public. Is it appropriate for the military to rewrite film scripts in exchange for its cooperation? What does it cost the taxpayer? And should the military be involved in the entertainment business at all? Participants include Philip Strub, Hollywood Liaison, DOD and Lawrence Suid, film historian. With illustrative film clips
The media & the image of war( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do violent images in movies and on TV provoke real violence? Movies and television have helped transmit from generation to generation a series of myths about war, peace, weapons and the use of force. The impact of such values are explored in this program
Nuclear war in Europe by Conference on Nuclear War in Europe( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Language of war( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the government and military language used to discuss military actions and plans."
Marketing tomorrow's weapons( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defense contractors pour vast sums of money and advertising resources into convincing Congress to vote for new weapons. See how Madison Avenue tactics are being used to commit the country to $300 billion in new fighter planes
The Pentagon labyrinth : 10 short essays to help you through it : from 10 Pentagon insiders, retired military officers and specialists with over 400 years of defense experience( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook aims to help newcomers as well as seasoned observers learn how to grapple with the problems of national defense, using insights our authors have gleaned in the course of their more than 400 years of combined experience. Each year, people are hired to address defense issues in the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill, in think tanks and throughout the media. Some of them will have experience in the armed forces; some have studied national security in universities, some have worked in the Pentagon or the defense industry. Many of them might consider a handbook for defense 'newbies' to be beneath them, but few of them will have had the depth of experience across all the disciplines represented by the authors of this book: decades in military service, intelligence, weapons design, Pentagon defense management and analysis, weapons testing, journalism, military history and congressional staff work
The Environmental impact of war( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the defoliation of the forests in Vietnam, to the oil fires of Kuwait, all major wars of the 20th century and current conflicts like Kosovo, have had a hidden casualty: the environment. Unexploded weapons, polluted rivers, contaminated soil, and damaged landscapes have all had an adverse effect on human health, local economies, and ecosystems. The long term effects of such environmental damage have not yet been fully determined"--Cassette
CDI military almanac( )

in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenging conventional wisdom : debunking the myths and exposing the risks of arms export reform by Tamar Gabelnick( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swift, elusive sword : what if Sun Tzu and John Boyd did a national defense review? by Chester W Richards( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The CNN effect : TV and foreign policy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the effect TV has on foreign policy for America
Black Americans and the military( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black experience in the military from 1776 to today
Nuclear war prevention kit( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reforging the sword : forces for a 21st century security strategy : full report by Daniel Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sandstorm in the Gulf( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of events that preceded Operation Desert Shield and a discussion of the reasons why United States took military action against Iraq. Also a look at some of the major problems in that region that still need to be addressed
Water, land, people, & conflict( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today, the greatest threats facing any nation's security may not be military threats. Increasingly, they are complex issues related to the environment, such as: population growth, refugees, and economic stability. National security in the 21st century will need to include the idea that a healthy environment is as vital as military might"--Cassette label
The Media in the Iraq war( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does the public have a right to know about the unpleasant side of war?
 
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America's defense meltdown : Pentagon reform for President Obama and the new Congress
Alternative Names
C.D.I.

C.D.I. (Center for Defense Information (Washington, D.C.))

CDI

CDI (Center for Defense Information (Washington, D.C.))

Center for Defense Information

Centr oboronnoj informacii

COI

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T︠S︡entr oboronnoĭ informat︠s︡ii (Washington, D.C.)

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