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James A. Baker III

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James A. Baker, III has served in senior government positions under three United States presidents. He served as the nation’s 61st Secretary of State from January 1989 through August 1992 under President George H. W. Bush. During his tenure at the State Department, Mr. Baker traveled to 90 foreign countries as the United States confronted the unprecedented challenges and opportunities of the post–Cold War era. Mr. Baker’s reflections on those years of revolution, war, and peace—The Politics of Diplomacy—was published in 1995.

Mr. Baker served as the 67th Secretary of the Treasury from 1985 to 1988 under President Ronald Reagan. As Treasury... Read More

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Beyond Bin Laden
America and the Future of Terror
Written by James A. Baker III, Karen Hughes, Richard N. Haass and Bing West
Edited by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 75 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 9, 2011
Price: $1.99

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In Random House's first instant e-Book, award-winning author and Executive Editor at Random House, Jon Meacham, presents a new collection of essays on Osama bin Laden.

Osama bin Laden was the most wanted man in American history—an... Read more >
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The Iraq Study Group Report
The Way Forward - A New Approach
Written by The Iraq Study Group, James A. Baker III and Lee H. Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 6, 2006
Price: $10.95

On March 15, 2006, members from both parties in Congress supported the creation of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group to review the situation on the ground and propose strategies for the way forward. For more than eight months, the Study Group met with military officers, regional experts, academics, journalists, and high-level... Read more >
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The Iraq Study Group Report

Written by The Iraq Study Group, James A. Baker III and Lee H. Hamilton


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 19, 2006
Price: $8.99

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