ISBN-10:
080189154X
ISBN-13:
9780801891540
Pub. Date:
04/01/2009
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
American National Security / Edition 6

American National Security / Edition 6

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ISBN-13: 9780801891540
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2009
Edition description: sixth edition
Pages: 688
Sales rank: 316,427
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 5.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Amos A. Jordan has served as Deputy Undersecretary of State and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs and as a professor at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. He is president emeritus and served on the Board of Trustees of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. William J. Taylor, Jr., is a senior advisor in the International Security Program at CSIS and former director of National Security Studies at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. Michael J. Meese is a professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. Suzanne C. Nielsen is a professor and the director of the International Relations and National Security Studies Program at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point.

Table of Contents

Contents:; A Guide to the Adult Eye; How Our Vision Changes over Time; The Eye Exam; All about Eyeglasses; Contact Lenses: Everything You Need to Know; Refractive Surgery: Don't Discard Those Spectacles Just Yet; Cataracts; Glaucoma, the "Silent Thief"; Age-Related Macular Degeneration; The Eyelids; The Cornea; The Conjunctiva; The Complicated World of Tears; The Uvea: Iris, Ciliary Body, and Choroid; The Retina and Vitreous; The Optic Nerve; Eye Trauma and Emergencies; General Health Problems that Can Affect the Eyes; Coping with Low Vision; Common Medications that Affect the Eyes; Appendix: A Guide to Eye Medications and Their Side Effects; Symptom Index

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James Schlesinger

"The necessity of continually reappraising strategy in shifting international and domestic environments makes it essential that policymakers and the attentive public alike have a clear understanding of the fundamental policy and process challenges that confront the nation. The authors of this sixth edition have provided a timely and valuable contribution toward gaining that understanding."

James Schlesinger

The necessity of continually reappraising strategy in shifting international and domestic environments makes it essential that policymakers and the attentive public alike have a clear understanding of the fundamental policy and process challenges that confront the nation. The authors of this sixth edition have provided a timely and valuable contribution toward gaining that understanding.

James Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense, from the foreword

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