Multilateral security forums in the Asia Pacific region have evolved, but bilateral defence alliances continue to form the principle pillars of national security for most nations in the region. This text presents a survey of issues confronting the Asia-Pacific region as it enters year 2000.
All for Naught tells the story of Richard Melmont, a billionaire many times over. His wife Maria, daughter Barbara, and son Daniel are appalled by his cutthroat methods and even more appalled by the weapons system he is developing. Is he deliberately deceiving government officials, bankers, and the general public, or is he deceiving himself? In The Rise and Fall of President Barry Blue, an experienced White House correspondent is trying to sort through contradictory insider accounts to get a true picture of an elusive president.