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Nunn, Sam

Works: 203 works in 311 publications in 1 language and 6,126 library holdings
Genres: Television news programs  History  Filmed interviews  Television press conferences  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary-style films  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Speaker, Author, Interviewee, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN4784.P69, 333.790112
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Sam Nunn
The geopolitics of energy into the 21st century( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Nunn on arms control by Sam Nunn( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senator Nunn stands out among American leaders as a spokesman for a strong defense who recognizes, as Churchill did, that defense must not be considered an end in itself but as it relates to foreign policy objectives. Senator Nunn has made an important contribution to arms control through innovative proposals for such arrangements as risk reduction centers. The breadth of his foreign policy thinking goes beyond defense. In this book, the reader can trace Senator Nunn's views on a variety of arms control issues in the 1980s. What is most striking is the consistency of his approach and the continuity of his thought
The CSIS Strengthening of America Commission by CSIS Strengthening of America Commission( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NATO : can the alliance be saved? by Sam Nunn( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nunn 1990 : a new military strategy by Sam Nunn( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Federal parole practices : better management and legislative changes are needed : report to the Honorable Sam Nunn, United States Senate by United States( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Brent Scowcroft discusses the negotiations with the Soviet Union over arms reduction; John Cochran and Robert Kaiser join as panelists; insights and analysis from John Cochran and Robert Kaiser
Meet the press( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Sen. John Danforth (R-MO) discusses Congress, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his confirmation, and President George H.W. Bush's record on race; Speaker of the House Rep. Tom Foley (D-WA) discusses Congress's performance; and Al Hunt and Tim Russert provide additional insight and analysis
Nuclear energy safety challenges in the former Soviet Union : a consensus report of the CSIS Congressional Study Group and Task Force by CSIS Congressional Study Group and Task Force( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-volunteer force for the United States? by Edward W Brooke( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing the global nuclear materials threat : a report of the CSIS Nuclear Materials Management Project( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last best chance( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on facts, this docudrama illustrates the threat posed by vulnerable nuclear weapons and materials around the world. The film is followed by a conversation with Tom Brokaw, former Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA) and Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN)
Measures of military capability : a discussion of their merits, limitations, and interrelationships : report to the Honorable Sam Nunn, ranking minority member, Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated current measures used by the Department of Defense (DOD) to report military capabilities, focusing on: (1) formal and informal measures of force structure, modernization, readiness, and sustainability; and (2) merits and limitations of those measures. GAO found that, while DOD believes that military capabilities have improved significantly after 5 years of defense budget growth, changes in military capabilities are difficult to quantify. While many indicators are available to assess specific elements of military capability, no single indicator exists to describe overall capability. DOD infers military capability from various measures relating to combat readiness, sustainability, modernization, and force structure. GAO also found that: (1) appropriations that directly affect one component of military capability frequently have an impact on other components; (2) the Unit Status and Identity Report, which is the primary system for reporting unit level readiness, is an internal management tool that compares the number and types of personnel and materiel on hand against wartime requirements; and (3) the Force Readiness Report, which is submitted to Congress in support of executive branch budget requests, is the most comprehensive indicator of current force readiness. In addition, GAO suggested that DOD: (1) document the linkage between resources requested and benefits expected from those resources; (2) improve the Force Readiness Report to provide a clearer indication of current readiness and continuing trends; (3) incorporate into the Force Readiness Report a perspective on theater readiness; (4) benchmark reported readiness status against wartime requirements or applicable peacetime goals; and (5) project benefits resulting from increased training, including benefits related to support capabilities
Meet the press( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: discussion with White House Chief of Staff Howard Baker, the man in charge of steering the Robert Bork nomination through the Senate, and Democrat Howard Metzenbaum of Ohio, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and one of Bork's critics
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Admiral Jonathan Howe discusses the situation in Somalia and Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS), Sen. Sam Nunn (D-GA) and Secretary of State Warren Christopher discuss the US intervention in Somalia and possible intervention in Bosnia
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discusses tensions in the Middle East; Sam Nunn and Fred Thompson discuss President Obama's political agenda; insights and analysis from Nina Easton and Chuck Todd
Recruiting malpractice : extent, causes, and potentials for improvement : report to the honorable Sam Nunn, member, Committee on Armed Services by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey was conducted of the armed forces recruiting personnel in all services, including active, National Guard, and Reserve. The results indicate the perceptions of recruiters, noncommissioned officer supervisors, and commanding officers on: the extent of malpractice within the respective service recruiting programs; possible causes for these actions; and probable corrective actions. On the basis of the survey, malpractice was found to be a continuing problem in every service component except the Air National Guard. The types of problems and their extent varied by service component, but there were some predominant trends. Most respondents believed that the major reason for malpractice was the goals or quotas that recruiters were required to meet. The desire to help applicants was the next most frequent reason given. The respondents were asked to evaluate the likely success of specific corrective actions. The most frequently endorsed corrective action was reducing or eliminating unnecessary recruiter administrative and processing responsibilities. The written comments of recruiting personnel concerned such things as: (1) the need to return to a draft, (2) the impact of pressure to meet quotas, (3) a questioning of the need for various enlistment standards and requirements, and (4) the negative effect of recruiting duty on a recruiter's financial status and family life
Nuclear security : the problems and the road ahead by George Pratt Shultz( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Concern about the threat posed by nuclear weapons has preoccupied the United States and presidents of the United States since the beginning of the nuclear era. Nuclear Security draws from papers presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Nuclear Society examining worldwide efforts to control nuclear weapons and ensure the safety of the nuclear enterprise of weapons and reactors against catastrophic accidents. The distinguished contributors, all known for their long-standing interest in getting better control of the threats posed by nuclear weapons and reactors, discuss what we can learn from past successes and failures and attempt to identify the key ingredients for a road ahead that can lead us toward a world free of nuclear weapons. The authors review historical efforts to deal with the challenge of nuclear weapons, with a focus on the momentous arms control negotiations between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. They offer specific recommendations for reducing risks that should be adopted by the nuclear enterprise, both military and civilian, in the United States and abroad. Since the risks posed by the nuclear enterprise are so high, they conclude, no reasonable effort should be spared to ensure safety and security"--Back cover
Stopping the decline in US-Russian relations by Robert D Blackwill( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S.-Russian relations are poised to resume their drift toward mutual alienation in the face of NATO enlargement. Failure to halt the downward spiral soon will jeopardize arms control regimes and erode U.S.-Russian nonproliferation cooperation. If relations are to improve, the initiative will have to come from the American side. The authors state that the United States should broaden the context of enlargement so as to emphasize Russia's legitimate security interests and a role in managing European security. It should pursue an agreement on a NATO-Russian charter to institutionalize NATO-Russian security concerns. If some of the heat can be taken out of the NATO enlargement issue, it is possible the Russian leadership might come to support START II if modifications and incentives were forthcoming. The authors suggest a variety of ways to fix the Conventional Forces in Europe treaty to lower ceiling levels. The goal should be to move quickly, recognizing that June-July will bring the enlargement invitations
Domestic missions for the Armed Forces by Sam Nunn( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the summer of 1992, Senator Sam Nunn, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, initiated legislation to enhance civilian and military cooperative efforts in meeting critical domestic needs. In a speech before the Senate Armed Services Committee, he called for a major reexamination of the roles and missions of the nation's Armed Forces to help solve these problems. The political context of Senator Nunn's speech is as important as its content. The cold war was over, domestic crises were manifesting themselves, and the Armed Forces, especially after the Gulf War, enjoyed unprecedented prestige and unique capabilities and efficiencies. These efficiencies, Senator Nunn believes, can be turned on domestic difficulties. As budgets were cut, the broad area of roles and missions also became the vehicle for scrubbing the budget and revalidating missions and force structures. The revalidation process continues and, in simple terms, the defense budget will see dollars being taken out or new missions added. This paper details Senator Nunn's ideas for new missions. It sets forth his speech, the relevant materials from reports of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the House-Senate Conference Committee (Appendix A), and the final text of the legislation as enacted in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 (Appendix B)
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The geopolitics of energy into the 21st century
Alternative Names
Nunn, Samuel Augustus

Sam Nunn American lawyer and politician

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سام نون سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی


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Managing the global nuclear materials threat : a report of the CSIS Nuclear Materials Management Project