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Today in History: Gulf War Ground Offensive Begins 

Security is tight as a lid around New York City, given the build up of events. People are on edge, realizing that the U.S. is entering into serious warfare, despite all the questions raised. We find ourselves comforting friends and family who are concerned about overseas travel and the inevitable gridlock around the United Nations where …

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War, Money, and Socratic Highlights 

Can We Stop Wars? was the subject of the Socratic Conversation conducted by Ron Gross on Friday, May 3rd -- and a prevailing view of the discussants was "Follow the money!" A conflict resolution practitioner with experience ranging from Israel/Palestine to the Philippines said, "All wars are really over economic interests." Another participant advised: "If …

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Battlespace technologies : network-enabled information dominance 

Title: Battlespace technologies : network-enabled information dominance Author: Richard S. Deakin Publisher:  Artech House Call number: UG145 .D42 2010 From the Publisher: The era of mechanized warfare is rapidly giving way to the battle for information superiority – enabled by electronic technologies that provide data for detailed analysis of enemy forces and capabilities. Supported with over …

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DADT Repealed !!! 

Prevalent since the Clinton-era DYAD or Don't Ask Don't Tell policy has contributed to fear and uncertainty in the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) soldier. The policy prohibits people who "demonstrate a propensity or intent to engage in homosexual acts" from serving in the armed forces of the United States, because their presence "would …

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