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  • Since its inception six decades ago, the RAND Corporation has been one of the key institutional homes for the study of deterrence. Never a well-loved concept in the United States, deterrence lost any luster it held after the Cold War. The 2002 U.S. national-security strategy proclaimed deterrence’s irrelevance for most future national

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  • The Arroyo Center conducted a study aimed at helping the Army identify the issues and some of the answers associated with the currents and changes in intrastate conflict in the wake of the Cold War. This report is the supplemental volume to the main report of the study, MR-554/1-A. The bulk of it is devoted to describing six speculative "case studies," drawn from a global survey of actual and pote......

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  • This report is based on findings from newly-declassified decades-old Army and CIA records released under the Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act of 1998. These records were processed and reviewed by the National Archives-led Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Interagency Working Group.

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  • Sometimes single events alter the course of history; other times, a chain reaction of seemingly lesser occurrences changes the path of nations. The intense rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union that emerged immediately after World War II (1939–45) followed the second pattern. Known as the Cold War, the rivalry grew out of mutual distrust between two starkly different societies: communist Soviet Union and the democratic West, which was led by the United States and included Western Europe....

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  • Tham khảo sách 'cold war biographies volume 2: k-z', khoa học xã hội, lịch sử văn hoá phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả

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  • Edward Wilson's second novel will prove familiar territory for fans of A River in May. The setting is 1950s London, at the height of the Cold War. Kit Fournier is ostensibly a senior diplomat at the US embassy in Grosvenor Square, but it actually CIA bureau chef in London. The Arms Race informs much of the action in this fast-paced page turner which sees Kit go undercover to meet a dissident KGB agent, lose a loved one, have a crisis of soul and get blackmailed into becoming a double agent for M16......

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  • The end of the Cold War ushered in an era of profound change in the international arena and hence in the policymaking environment as well. Yet the changes that have characterized the post-Cold War era have often proceeded at different paces and have at times moved in opposing directions, placing unprecedented strain on policymakers seeking to shape a new

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  • The relative roles of U.S. ground and air power have shifted since the end of the Cold War. At the level of major operations and campaigns, the Air Force has proved capable of and committed to performing deep strike operations, which the Army long had believed the Air Force could not reliably accomplish. If air power can large

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  • Welcome to the paperback edition of The Lexus and the Olive Tree. Readers of the original hardback version of the book will notice that several things have changed in this new version. But what has not changed is the core thesis of this book: that globalization is not simply a trend or a fad but is, rather, an international system.

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  • History of Inertial Navigation Inertial navigation has had a relatively short but intense history of development, much of it during the half-century of the Cold War, with contributions from thousands of engineers and scientists.

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  • This book is a unique reference, aimed at filling in the existing void and bridging a linguistic, as well as a cultural, gap between Americans and Russians in the legal sphere. It is the first English-Russian Dictionary of American Criminal Law to be published in this country. The demand for this kind of materials in the United States has been growing steadily over the past few years. Since the end of the Cold War thousands of Russians have come to the United States including political and religious refugees, immigrants, scientists, tourists, business people, and, regrettably, criminals.

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  • Nicolaus Copernicus and Galileo Galilei developed the scientific knowledge that became the underpinning of spaceflight. Edward Everett Hale in ‘‘The Brick Moon’’ and Jules Verne in ‘‘From the Earth to the Moon’’ dreamed and wrote about it. But finally in the last half of the twentieth century, it was the Americans and the Soviet Russians, locked in the throes of the Cold War, who accomplished it.

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  • The architects of the post-war international economic system had recognized the need for official financing to counteract the insufficiency of private capital flows and, since the 1960s, there has been an increasing perception of the need to support developing countries, an issue that became embedded in the politics of decolonization and the cold war. The surge of private financing to developing countries beginning in the 1970s and the end of the cold war generated an increasing realization that the era of official development financing had passed.

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  • The political impulse to secede - to attempt to separate from central government control - is a conspicuous feature of the post-cold war world. It is alive and growing in Canada, Russia, China, Italy, Belgium, Britain, and even the United States Yet secession remains one of the least studied and least understood of all historical

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  • Gettysburg Fredericksburg Manassas Antietam Major United States Civil War Battles Cold Harbor Vicksburg Shiloh Mapping information forces you to organize the information you are studying, whether that information is from your class notes, a lecture, a field trip, or a textbook. Sometimes you will need to spend considerable time coming up with an appropriate word, phrase, or sentence to write in the center circle of a map. Then you may need to spend even more time considering which topics are related to that main topic for the next level of branches.

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  • About Sohl: Gerald Allan Sohl Sr. (December 2, 1913 - November 4, 2002) was a scriptwriter for The Twilight Zone (as a ghostwriter for Charles Beaumont), Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Outer Limits, Star Trek and other shows. He also wrote novels, feature film scripts, and the nonfiction works Underhanded Chess and Underhanded Bridge in 1973.

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  • A Modern Introduction to International Law by the late Professor Michael Akehurst was first published in 1970. Passing through six editions, it became a classic among student textbooks within departments of law and political science alike and it has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and Chinese.

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  • A notable achievement by the U.S. Army as of early 2012 is that 90 percent of the legacy chemical weapons and other chemical warfare materiel (CWM) from the Second World War and cold war eras and then stockpiled by the United States have been safely destroyed. 1 Whatever cumulative risk had been posed by the existence of this CWM to communi-ties surrounding the six military sites where it was guarded and safely maintained since the mid-twentieth century is now zero.

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  • Maliciously modified devices are already a reality. In 2006, Apple shipped iPods infected with the RavMonE virus [4]. During the cold war, the CIA sabotaged oil pipeline control software, which was then allowed to be “stolen” by Russian spies [10]. Conversely, Russian agents intercepted and modified typewriters which were to be used at the US embassy in Moscow; the modifica- tions allowed the Russians to copy any documents typed on said typewriters [16].

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  • Measured at the societal level, a range of political, social, and technological changes may cause economic and social advances, apart from the business effi ciencies that may be generated by a single executive or corporation. Th e economic growth and prosperity enjoyed by most OECD nations in the 1990s might just as easily be traced to other causes such as the “peace divi- dend” from the end of the cold war, increased computerization, the baby boom ensuring record high workforce participation, and the increasing globalization of world trade.

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