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Gelb, Leslie H.

Overview
Works: 42 works in 91 publications in 1 language and 5,004 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Interviewee, Interviewer
Classifications: E183.8.V5, 327.730597
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Leslie H Gelb
 
Most widely held works by Leslie H Gelb
The irony of Vietnam : the system worked by Leslie H Gelb( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provokerende analyse af årsagerne til at USA tabte Vietnamkrigen. I analysen af USA's engagement i Vietnam kommer de to forskere til det resultat, at den amerikanske udenrigspolitik ganske vist var forkert, men at beslutningsprocesserne inden for de kompetente myndigheder og forsamlinger virkede
Our own worst enemy : the unmaking of American foreign policy by I. M Destler( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power rules : how common sense can rescue American foreign policy by Leslie H Gelb( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading foreign policy expert Gelb offers guidelines on how American power actually works and should be wielded in today's tumultuous world. He argues that Washington risks losing the essential lifeblood of its national security--its power--unless American leaders relearn the lessons of how to use that power. The United States remains far and away the most powerful country in a world where power remains sharply pyramidal. But the U.S. is not the dominant power, and it can't dictate to others. Gelb persuasively shows that America's future power must be based on the principle of mutual indispensability: Washington is the indispensable leader because it alone can galvanize coalitions to solve major international problems (and all nations know this), while other key nations are indispensable partners in getting the job done. The reality is this: succeed together or fail apart.--From publisher description
Interview with Leslie H. Gelb, 1982( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Gelb served in the Defense Department in the late 1960s and later worked as a correspondent for the New York Times. He describes tensions within the Defense Department and recalls Robert McNamara's 1967 testimony that the bombing of North Vietnam was not working as a turning point. He discusses how America's lack of knowledge about Vietnam and its people shaped diplomacy. Finally, he describes inaccurate calculations on the part of General Westmoreland and how the Pentagon measured military success
The facts of SALT II by Leslie H Gelb( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-American relations, 1945-1949 : toward a theory of alliances by Leslie H Gelb( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crisis game a video case on crisis management( Visual )

in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attempts to challenge viewers to think creatively and concretely about foreign policy decisionmaking. Brings the viewer into the middle of a war game engaged in by ten former high-level government officials and allows him to look over the shoulders of decisionmakers in a realistic political-military crisis. The viewer can make his own choices and compare his decisions with those of the former officials
Vietnam: the system worked by Leslie H Gelb( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constant combatants the president and Congress( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program focuses on the tension between the president and Congress during a policy crisis in a fictional European country, involving issues such as the power to wage war, conduct diplomacy, and operate in secrecy, as well as the media's responsibility in matters of national security
The Vance resignation by Leslie H Gelb( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former State Department political analyst discusses the impact on American foreign policy of the resignation of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance
Weapons in space( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intervention and American foreign policy( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crisis game a war game that takes you inside the highest councils of the United States government( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program that allows viewers to participate in a war crisis game to learn about foreign policy decisionmaking and how the government might react to a situation that could lead to war
The Crisis game: a war game that takes you inside the highest councils of the United States government( Visual )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program that allows viewers to participate in a war crisis game to learn about foreign policy decisionmaking and how the government might react to a situation that could lead to war
The Crisis game: a war game that takes you inside the highest councils of the United States government( Visual )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program that allows viewers to participate in a war crisis game to learn about foreign policy decisionmaking and how the government might react to a situation that could lead to war
Arms Control and Security : Current Issues by Wolfram F Hanrieder( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magtbalance og atomstrategi overfor afspændig med nedrustning, reduktioner og våbenkontrol med bl.a. ikke-spredning. - Forord ved Wolfram F. Hanrieder
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Donald Rumsfeld
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Senator Frank Church discusses the results of his full-scale investigation into America's burgeoning intelligence capabilities
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Press guest Richard Perle discusses nuclear weapons and the Soviet Union
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Secretary of State George Schultz discusses U.S. foreign policy
 
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Alternative Names
Gelb, Leslie Howard.

Leslie H. Gelb American journalist

Languages
English (70)

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Power rules : how common sense can rescue American foreign policyIntervention and American foreign policy