2 edition of Billions for defense found in the catalog.
Billions for defense
American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Written in English
Pages [i]-[ii] advertising matter.
|Statement||edited by Alfred G. Buehler ...|
|Series||Its Annals., v. 214, March, 1941, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.|
|Contributions||Buehler, Alfred G. 1900- ed.|
|LC Classifications||H1 .A4 vol. 214|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 282 p.|
|Number of Pages||282|
|LC Control Number||41005967|
Giving you the simple tools you need to avoid being fooled by dubious numbers, Millions, Billions, Zillions is an essential survival guide for a world drowning in big—and often bad—data. Brian W. Kernighan is professor of computer science at Princeton University. Publishers of books in all formats made almost $26 billion in revenue last year in the U.S., with print making up $ billion and e-books taking $ billion, according to the Association of Author: Lucy Handley.
He served as the assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific affairs from to Eric Sayers is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He previously was a special assistant to the commander of Indo-Pacific Command and a professional staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee under Sen. John McCain. Billions is a bold, contemporary drama that melds the worlds of ultra-wealth, influence and corruption as personified in two highly ambitious opposing figures: hard-charging, blue-blooded.
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Billions for defense. Philadelphia, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Alfred G Buehler; American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Sagan does it again in his last book. This one, a bit more user friendly and science light, is a wonderful read. I couldn't put it down and was borderline in tears towards the end (coming from someone rife with defense mechanisms)/5().
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Navigating the Billions. A Beginner’s Guide to the Defense Budget. By Molly Parrish. Print. Introduction. If you have never interacted with the defense budget it can be daunting. The process is made up of dozens of acronyms and the data is spread over thousands of pages on various websites.
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In his latest book, “Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many Numbers,” published this month by Princeton University Press, he demonstrates how numbers and graphics can mislead and misrepresent, and he offers shortcuts and tips to help readers think critically about the figures they encounter.
Kernighan has also written several computer languages and books. Bloomberg’s Billions: How the Candidate Built an Empire of Influence Skip to Comments The comments section is closed. To submit a letter to the editor for publication, write to [email protected] The National Defense Budget Estimates, commonly referred to as “The Green Book,” is a reference source for data associated with the current budget estimates of the Department of Defense (DoD).
It provides current (nominal) and constant (real) dollar historical data for the Department, as well as selected data on all National Defense.
Between April and June$12 billion in U.S. currency—much of it belonging to the Iraqi people—was shipped from the Federal Reserve to.
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President Obama proposed a $ billion defense budget yesterday, almost half a billion dollars leaner than the previous year’s. But there’s still one category where the Department of. Discretionary Defense Request for Fiscal Year (in billions of current dollars) FY Estimate: FY Funding Request: Allocated to: Department of Defense Base Budget () Overseas Contingency Operations (War Funding) Defense Related Activities at DOE ()* Other Defense Related Funding ()*.
$ billion is for programs that have been designated as Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs). This book focuses on all funding for the key acquisition programs. To simplify the display of the various weapon systems, this book is organized by the following mission area categories: MissionArea Categories ($ in Billions).
Billions for Defense. by Max Boot. Max Boot, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, is the author of the forthcoming book The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam (Liveright, ).
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The Pentagon made $35 trillion in accounting adjustments last year alone -- a total that’s larger than the entire U.S. economy and underscores the Defense Department’s continuing difficulty in Author: Anthony Capaccio.
According to the Department of Defense Inspector General and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, $21 Trillion in Taxpayer Funding Is Unaccounted For.
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In Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many Numbers, Kernighan provides the reader with an entertaining and useful guide to avoid becoming a victim of number abuse."—-Ben Rothke, RSA Conference.
From the PublisherBrand: Princeton University Press.(in billions of current dollars) FY Enacted: FY Funding Request: Allocated to: Department of Defense Base Budget () Overseas Contingency Operations (War Funding) Defense Related Activities at DOE () Other Defense Related Funding () Total National Defense Spending Request.