About the Authors
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About the Authors Harry W. Kopp is a former foreign service officer and consultant in international trade. He was deputy assistant secretary of state for international trade policy in the Carter and Reagan administrations, and his foreign assignments included Warsaw and Brasilia. He is now president of Harry Kopp, LLC, a consulting company, and Venture Factors, Inc. (USA), a division of Zabaleta and Company. He is the author of Commercial Diplomacy and the National Interest. Charles A. Gillespie was a foreign service officer. He was deputy assistant secretary of state for inter-American affairs; United States ambassador to Grenada, Colombia, and Chile; and special assistant to the president on the staff of the National Security Council. He was a principal of the Scowcroft Group, a consulting company, and a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy, the Business Council for International Understanding, and the Forum for International Policy. He died in 2008. ...