Leech, John

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LEECH, John. (Hans-Joachim Freiherr von Reitzenstein). British (born Germany), b. 1925. Genres: International relations/Current affairs, Military/Defense/Arms control, Politics/Government, Third World. Career: L.G. Mouchel and Partners Ltd., London, England, articled pupil to special assistant to the chair, 1942-52; Bird and Co. Ltd., Calcutta, India, general manager and chief engineer for Indian Patent Stone Co., 1953-57; Britain in Europe/Europe House, London, director of activities for British membership of the European Community, 1958-61; Commonwealth Development Corp., London, general manager of Tanganyika Development Finance Co., 1965-67, head of external relations and member of management board, 1981-85; Rural Investment Overseas Ltd., London, chair, 1985-90, deputy chair, 1990-2000, European co-ordinator, West-West Agenda, 1988-. Publications: The NATO Parliamentarians' Conference, 1955-59, 1960; Europe and the Commonwealth, 1961; Aid and the Community, 1972; Halt! Who Goes Where? The Future of NATO in the New Europe, 1991; Asymmetries of Conflict: War without Death, 2002; (ed.) Whole and Free: NATO, EU Enlargement and Transatlantic Relations, 2002. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 8 Chester Square Mews, London SW1W 9DS, England. Online address: [email protected]