First edition of Strategic Stalemate by Michael Krepon, with letter to Brent Scowcroft thanking him for writing the introduction to the book.
Octavo, xiii, 191pp. Blue cloth, title in gold on spine. Stated “first publication” on copyright page. In near fine dust jacket. Letter from the author to National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft laid in.
Brent Scowcroft served as the National Security Advisor for President Gerald R. Ford and President George H.W. Bush. After leaving the Bush administration, he wrote A World Transformed with President George H.W. Bush, which was an insiders’ account of the White House after the fall of the Soviet Union. In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed Scowcroft the Chair of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, where he found himself at odds with Vice President Cheney on the Iraq Invasion. In 2008, he published America and the World: Conversations on the Future of American Foreign Policy, along with Zbigniew Brzezinski.