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The History of the World Cup in Soccer

- The world cup is soccer’s most prestigious honor. If you win your team will be talked about for the next four years, until the next world cup was held. The world cup is the best of the best from 204 countries playing against each other in the best sport in the world. The world cup is the most exciting tournament to watch and cheer for. The First World Cup In 1930, the first world cup was held in Uruguay, but at the time the trophy was known as the Jules Rimet Cup. There were no qualifying matches due to the fact there were only thirteen teams....   [tags: World Cup, soccer, sports,]

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The World Cup in Soccer

- Soccer is the most popular sport in the world. It may not seem like it because football is most popular in North America but soccer is the most popular sport in the world. My perspective is that if there were more soccer stadiums, more federations, and more soccer associations in the United States it might be more popular than football is in North America. Soccer is probably very popular because it is the first team sport a kid will probably play in their life because football and baseball are for kids a little older as they are more dangerous sports....   [tags: soccer, world cup, sports,]

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The World Cup: The World’s Biggest Event

- Thirty-two teams, sixty-four games, eight groups of four, years of qualifying and one world champion. The World Cup is an international soccer tournament that takes place in the summer every four years. It is more than just a game to all who participate, and their fans as well “Husbands have mortgaged their homes to attend it [the World Cup] Careers are defined by it, and athletes have been murdered for making mistakes“, (Trecker 16). It is more than just the world’s biggest sporting event, it’s the biggest event period....   [tags: World Cup Essays]

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Qatar World Cup

- On December 2, 2010, announced FIFA President FIFA Joseph Sepp Blatter granted Qatar the honor of hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022, will be the most popular competition in the Middle East for the first time in tournament history of 92 years. Where has the honor of Qatar to host the World Cup in the fourth ballot is superior to Australia, Japan and South Korea and the United States. And RPR country winner file privilege management presented the "best organization" World Cup ever, with all stadiums proposed to organize the tournament, 60 km from each other except for one Stadium....   [tags: FIFA, Soccer, World Cup]

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The World Cup

- It happens once every four years, 32 countries, 352 players, 150 staff and millions of fans. That is the World Cup, thirty two nations will come together as one to support their country, tears will be shed, hearts will be broken, and spirits will be lifted as the nations battle it out for the trophy. The World Cup is truly the biggest sporting event in the world, not only by the fact that it has the most viewers, but also by the amount of money put towards hosting the match stadiums, ticket purchases, and merchandise purchases....   [tags: FIFA, soccer, world sporting event]

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The Event Of The Fifa World Cup

- Large-scale events such as the FIFA World Cup are shown as a perfect illustration of globalisation and ever since the first world cup in 1930, the tournament has altered significantly. The World Cup as an organization is an influence for worldwide wholesome for some reasons that are the tournament brings together the nations. The organization FIFA has over 200 nationwide football associations affiliated to it that contend in the numerous contests it organizes. For people to comprehend the effect of globalisation and the impact it has taken on the world cup, it is a necessity to see the development of the tournament from the very first world cup to the recent Brazil 2014 finals....   [tags: Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games]

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Qatar World Cup in 2022

- ... Otherwise FIFA would pull out Qatar World hosting. FIFA and national football association should start to force roles on Qatar to change the treatment of labors, or the FIFA withdraw Qatar world hosting. Platini said in an interview with TV Canal + broadcast Sunday "(the World Cup) gift to the country." (Chesterman, 2014). But there are problems must be solved by Qatar. There are issues that more important than the player will play in summer. The issue of slavery which accuses Qatar their practice against the workers who work in the parking building installations that started processing in preparation for World Cup....   [tags: fifa, slavery, criticism]

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FIFA World Cup

- It’s was no surprise that the momentum took place and heated up for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. This particular tournament is the world’s largest and most-watched sporting event with 30 billion viewers over the course of the event. From a business standpoint, it’s the most important platform for sporting goods companies to market their brands. Brands are appealing to boost their profile and sales by tapping into the passion surrounding the World Cup, but while some are official sponsors, others are just benefiting from any desirable side effect....   [tags: football tournament, 32 qualifying nations]

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A Developing Nation After the World Cup

- A Developing Nation After the World Cup I. Introduction The FIFA World Cup is the largest and most popular sporting event in the world, accumulating over one billion television viewers worldwide. This event takes place every four years in a host country selected by the FIFA Executive Board Committee. The year is 2014, nearly four years after the 2010 World Cup was held in the developing nation of South Africa. This paper aims to support the claim that hosting the 2010 World Cup significantly changed the national image of South Africa and provided both direct and indirect economic benefits....   [tags: south africa, global stage, FIFA]

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Coke Scores a Goal at the World Cup

- In the case of Coke Scores a Goal at The World Cup, the intent of marketing and public relation is more of a hybrid. Coke Scores a Goal at The World Cup is clearly convergence of marketing and public relations. Evident in the video presentation both marketing and public relations can be seen in progressive corporations. Bill Sledzik, Associate Professor of Public Relations states-“Public Relations build relationship and reputation through two way communication and responsible policy. Marketing supports sales through distribution promotion and pricing strategies....   [tags: marketing, relations, relationship, product]

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The Real Tennis: World Cup of Tennis

- “Marrero and Verdasco mixed up net and baseline play to negotiate a break of the Stepanek serve to 30 for a 5-4 lead in the first set.” This is the language of tennis and this is what I belong to. I’m a big tennis fan and also a tennis player. I will watch every single match in the ATP world tour final and the World Cup of Tennis. Tennis match gets me excited and bursts my fire inside my heart. I love tennis so I join tennis team in high school and in college. Tennis has made a significant impact to the world and unlike other sports, each member has their own unique ranking in the team, ranking is essential for each tennis team member....   [tags: language, tennis, payer, match, final, team]

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The World Cup- Original Writing

- The World Cup- Original Writing I could tell he was aiming bottom left. I just knew by the way he was standing nervously, waiting for the whistle. Putting the shiny white ball on the perfectly marked spot, stepping slowly back, lining up the crucial shot. Everyone silent. Ten other players hoping their schoolboy dreams would come true. Seventy six thousand fans from around the world packed into the Olympiastadion Berlin waiting anxiously for one single kick. Tens of millions watching carefully from houses, pubs and streets and then there was us, ten rows up, right behind the goal with a perfect view of the fear in the taker’s eyes, ready to jump up in joy or dro...   [tags: Papers]

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Qatar: Migrant Workers in Preparation for the 2022 World Cup

- Few are chosen and once when you get a chance it is considered a chance of a lifetime since the competition is held once every four years, world cup. This is exactly the situation Qatar found themselves in as they were announced to be the hosts of the coveted competition for the 2022 world cup by Fifa in competition to host the tournament with the US, Japan, Australia and South Korea. (Telegraph Agencies, 2014) After winning the contract to host the competition, the country bean preparations in making the competition successful once it starts....   [tags: working conditions, exploitation]

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The Main Goal of the FIFA World Cup: Brazil 2014

- ... Many Americans have benefitted from these housing developments, however they are required to maintain a certain income to remain a resident. Another program the government can implement (with the aid of sponsors) is the American Red Cross WIC (Women, Infant, and Children) Program. This is a state funded program that can be easily be copied to aid lower income citizens. Provide classes and meal assistance to families to teach healthy eating and a healthy life. This can reduce the health cost of the country and maybe even pave a way for a new healthcare system....   [tags: games sponsorship, brazilian government]

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Should The Demand For Prostitution During The 2014 World Cup?

- In fact, strong evidence even suggests that the demand for prostitution during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil actually decreased. A research group associated with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro wrote, “The Observatory of Prostitution,” and conducted over 2,000 hours of field research. They reported, “Among 279 sex venue addresses mapped in the city of Rio de Janeiro before the World Cup, only 16 have demonstrated an increase in sex workers and tourists. All of the other points in the city are practically empty, with women complaining about the loss of clients and income during World Cup.” There is a nearly universal rebuttal by activists from these organizations after they are pres...   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Slavery]

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South Africa: Will The World Cup Be Safe?

- Throughout South Africa’s history, of health care, there have always been problems. Most of these have been brought about by discrimination which has led to low income and violence which still occurs today. After the end of the rule of apartheid ended the health care system in South Africa had a lot of challenges ahead of it. South Africa has suffered and still dose today, from HIV/AIDS, malnutrition, maternal deaths, and infectious diseases. South Africa could be considered low income when it comes to health....   [tags: Security ]

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World Cup Final - Personal Narrative

- World Cup Final - Personal Narrative Just as I scored a resplendent overhead kick in the rapidly decreasing extra time in the World Cup Final at Wembley the referee's shrill whistle announced the end of the match. England had won the World Cup!. The end of the match celebrations were beginning the crowd were on their feet singing in a joyous tone, the Germans were already out of the ground and on their way to the airport and all across England people were screaming YES. At their television sets....   [tags: Papers]

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Nike's Advertising Strategy for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

- It’s was no surprise that the momentum took place and heated up for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. This particular tournament is the world’s largest and most-watched sporting event with 30 billion viewers over the course of the event. From a business standpoint, it’s the most important platform for sporting goods companies to market their brands. Brands are appealing to boost their profile and sales by tapping into the passion surrounding the World Cup, but while some are official sponsors, others are just benefiting from any desirable side effect....   [tags: sports, sponsers, marketing]

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Why the 2014 FIFA World Cup Should Not Take Place in Brazil

- ... This kind of mugging, robbing, kidnapping, and gang violence is a common occurrence in many cities in Brazil, the kind of incidents that would usually be controlled by a local police force. Unfortunately many law enforcement divisions are also corrupt. The community has little or no respect for many parts of the police department. Due to a lack of funding for law enforcement the Brazilian government has passed the responsibility of dealing with illegal drug use to the public health department....   [tags: poverty, education, crime]

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How is the Upcoming Soccer World Cup Affecting Brazil's Economy and Politics?

- Introduction Of all the countries in the world, Brazil is the most football obsessed region with many young people dreaming of becoming international players. This obsession dates back decades ago when legendary players like Pele (Edson Arantes do Nascimento) made headlines with their exquisite football performance on the international scene. Brazil has been a renowned football team and winning the bid to host FIFA 2014 world cup and IOC Olympic Games in 2016 was largely seen as a reward to a country that has been and continues to be the greatest source of fine football players....   [tags: international football tournament]

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Johannesburg, South Africa: Home of the 2010 FIFA World Cup

- The city of Johannesburg is both the largest and richest city in the nation of South Africa. It is also one of the nine cities selected to host the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup, although among those cities it has the unique distinction of being home to two stadiums, including Soccer City, the venue for the final. The chance to shine on the international stage has led to massive renovations of the stadiums and tourist-focused areas of the city. These renovations create numerous jobs, which are frequently taken by migrant workers from other regions....   [tags: South Africa]

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Greatest Soccer Players of All-Time? Hardly.

- As part of its centennial celebrations, the U.S. Soccer Federation conducted a poll to determine the best players who ever suited up for the red, white and blue. The result was a star-studded collection that is worthy of honor, but falls short of the stated goal. Brad Friedel was the top vote getter at the goalkeeping position, with a backline of Steve Cherundolo, Eddie Pope, Marcelo Balboa and Carlos Bocanegra. The midfield consists of Claudio Reyna, Tab Ramos, Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey, while Brian McBride and Eric Wynalda were the voters' choices at the forward position....   [tags: world cup, stars, team]

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Brazil, a Flourishing Country with Third-World Characterisitcs: On Hosting the 2014 World Cup and Olympic Summer Games of 2016

- Brazil is the largest country in South America and in Latin America, fifth largest in the world. It is one of the more diverse countries in the world, with different cultures and ethnicities. Brazil’s type of government is a Federal Republic. Brazil is on its way to growing out of its emerging market status and becoming one of the richest and most developed countries on earth. Brazil’s human, mineral, and agricultural resources are on par with those of the United States and Canada, and it has a few great opportunities to take advantage of in order to continue the growth it’s been experiencing over the past 20 years....   [tags: Development, Latin America, Crime]

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What Factors do Governments Need to Consider When Planning Their Security for Large Events such as The Soccer World Cup?

- Introduction Background Security at major events such as the FIFA World Cup in South Africa 2010 has become an increasing cause for concern. During the last four decades there have been several occasions when hosts have encountered criminal actions or experienced disruptions in their mega-events. For example, during the 1972 Olympic Games in Germany, at 4.00 am on September 5, the group Black September Organisation (BSO), a radical wing of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO), raided the Olympic Village apartments in their search for Israeli athletes....   [tags: Security]

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Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. Kafala System in GCC States

- Summary Since the introduction of Kafala system, also known as sponsorship system, in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) along with Lebanon and Jordan in Mashriq region, some serious human rights violations have aroused. Kafala system is a sponsorship system designed to regulate and employ migrant workers in countries compromising of GCC states (Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain, Kuwait, and Sultanate of Oman), Jordan, and Lebanon. Under the sponsorship system, a contract is signed between worker and recruitment agency for a minimum of 2 years, in which sponsor assumes full legal and economic responsibility of the migrant, including visa status, re...   [tags: Qatar, World Cup, Lebanon, Jordan]

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Did Japan Benefit Economically as a result of the World Cup 2002?

- Has Japan really benefitted economically as a result of the World Cup 2002. Introduction ============ From the 31st of May until June 30th, Japan & Korea hosted the World Cup in which 32 teams competed to be crowned football champions of the world. Many thousands of people watched the matches live and hundreds of millions worldwide watched on T.V. The World Cup has been the most popular sporting event ever since the 1930s when Uruguay hosted and won the first ever World Cup. Since then the World Cup has been hosted every four year in different countries apart from during World War 2 and there have been 17 World Cups....   [tags: Economics]

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A Single Goal, a Single Feeling

- More countries belong to FIFA than to the UN. Every four years, 3 million people from around the globe gather to witness the most concurred sports event on Earth: the World Cup. It is incredible how sports, as a universal language, can be powerful enough to foster global peace, tolerance, and mutual understanding by uniting communities across boundaries, as well as cultures and religions. Additionally, its intrinsic values, such as teamwork and discipline, are widely understood by the people and are linked to the worldwide advancement of solidarity, social integrity, and peaceful coexistence....   [tags: the FIFA World Cup, soccer industry]

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The World 's Greatest Players

- “I don’t need the best hairstyle or the best body. Just give me the ball and I’ll show you what I can do.” This is a famous quote by one of the world’s best fútbol players, Lionel Messi. And of course the best player must play for the best club. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Camp Nou, the home of the most prestigious fútbol club in the world, FC Barcelona. FC Barcelona is a top team in the Spanish soccer league, La Liga. This club has been a sanctuary for many of the world 's greatest players....   [tags: FC Barcelona, La Liga, FIFA Club World Cup]

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The U.S. Soccer or Football

- INTRO In the U.S soccer or football hasn't caught on quite just yet. Even though the American people have had recent success like in the 2002 World Cup and the 2009 Confederations Cup. Though extremely popular in European countries, soccer took a long time to gain momentum in the United States because Americans put more money and attention into other sports like baseball, football, and basketball. Soccer eventually became popular in the 1970s, but then lost popularity again when the National League went bankrupt....   [tags: world cup, sports, world war II, history]

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International Olympic Committee

- Every four years, there will be an international sports event held. Under this topic, we are not talking about the FIFA World Cup, which hold in the next month, but the Olympics Games. Most of the Olympics Games can hold successfully, the credit of an international organization is indispensable. This international organization is International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IOC is an international non-governmental and non-profit organization, which constituted itself on 23 June 1894. They also have an unlimited duration in the form of an association....   [tags: FIFA world cup, olympic games]

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Athlete Development Programs: Deliberate Practice and Deliberate Play

- ... Violinists were studied, and time spent in deliberate practice was examined. By 18 years of age, experts accumulated 7,400 hours of practice, whereas intermediate-level performers had 5,300 hours, and lower-level performers only completed 3,400 hours. This linear law of practice seems to be generalizable to other domains, namely sport and chess (Cote et al., 2007, pp. 185). Although deliberate practice is very important, it is not the sole predictor of elite-level performance. Next, deliberate play will be explored with regard to its influence on athlete creativity and motivation....   [tags: the olympics, world cup, sports]

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Is hosting the Olympic Games bring any benefit to the host countries?

- In every major sports event, like the FIFA World Cup or the Olympics, there’s always a huge celebration and a positive vibes surrounding such events. Hosting these events are usually a great honor to the selected countries and bring a lot of favorable consequences with it. However, no one realized that whenever these big sporting events occur and are hosted, brings as much negative consequences which counterbalances all the good things that comes with it. So, the question remains, is the Olympics a Cash Cow or a Money Pit to the hosting countries....   [tags: Major Sporting Events, FIFA, World Cup, Olympics]

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Playing A Professional Soccer Player

- Are soccer players not humans after all. Nervous breakdowns, throwing up before games, and missing penalties on the biggest occasions can all be very common for a player who is mentally weak. It might sound simple to say that soccer players are professionals who are paid hefty wages and hence, should handle nerves comfortably. However, it is always easier said than done because pressure gets to everyone. Even the best of the best have had nerves get to them at some point in their career. Does this mean we need to look deeper into the psychological side to soccer....   [tags: FC Barcelona, La Liga, FIFA World Cup]

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Emerging Markets

- Qatar’s bid for FIFA World Cup 2022 for £43 billion (Lecture by Evans JD) clearly depicts a success story which lies behind the massive investment to organize mega-sporting events. This investment might seem irrational to comment as there is no direct long-term sustainable economical value attached to the investment so made, but when considering the indirect impact on the economy due to hosting such event is massive in terms of trade & also in terms of global recognition of being a prosperous & promising nation....   [tags: Qatar, World Cup, Olympics]

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Sports and Politics: How They Relate

- Sports and Politics: How they Relate. From the outcome of a vote in congress to a newly suggested policy sports have affected politics for plenty of years dating back to the late 19th Century. Whether it's putting an end to segregation through baseball, the making of a new ally because of soccer, or the boosting of an economy because of a single sporting event there are countless occurrences in which a sport helped better a country. Where there are miracles there are also tragedies, sports can also affect politics negatively, with the tragedies far outweighing the miracles....   [tags: Olympic Games, Soccer World Cup]

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Globalization of Soccer

- Globalization is erasing country borders. It’s expanding something to a worldwide scale, and generally making the world a little bit smaller. When you think of globalization in terms of sports, the best example is soccer. Soccer is something that started in 1863 as a simple game played in England by people of humble beginnings and not long after that turned into a worldwide phenomenon (Parrish). Soccer has over 3.5 billion fans worldwide. When you really think about that number you realize how big of a deal that is....   [tags: sports, popularity, World Cup, FIFA, culture]

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FIFA Corruption

- Fifa has made £1,200,000,000 per year from sponsors, television and the World Cup. Fifa’s latest financial amount over the four years to the end of 2010 show the organisation has earned more than four billion. That's an increase of fifty-nine percent over the previous four year stretch which included the World Cup in Germany (BBC, pars. 1). Its broadcast rights and marketing which are leading the boom of course, and Fifa is riding the wave that's thrown the Premier League skywards too (BBC, pars....   [tags: world cup, ethics committe, presidents]

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One Summer’s Transformation

- One Summer’s Transformation Never in my life before have I been so proud to say that I am Korean. I call myself Korean-American, but before I used to consider myself to be more American than Korean. I live in this country, speak English, and am fully immersed in American culture. America is my home, and I am proud of that. However, the same could not be said of my Korean heritage. I was never ashamed, but neither did I feel any particular pride in it. That was the case until this summer’s World Cup 2002, co-hosted by Japan and Korea....   [tags: World Cup Korea Sports Soccer Essays]

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Poverty In Your Cup Of Coffee

- The word "poverty" can be defined as the state of having little of money, materials, and the lack of productiveness. Then adding poverty to coffee would mean that there is a lack of productiveness not only in coffee but in what farmers receive in return. Farmers around the world are getting poorer from a beverage that is being bought every second in the world. This unfairness is from the lack of fair trade that is going on throughout the world. Companies and everyday people should get to know how it is important to do fair trade especially to those who cultivate our coffee and support their families....   [tags: Coffee Industry Plantation workers third world]

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The Issue Of The Cup

- Introduction: Wendy, a six-year-old girl, found a cup in the garbage located in her school’s playground. The cup was part of a major marketing campaign, which advertised that consumers were able to win a variety or prizes, with the grand prize being an SUV. Prizes are discovered when the consumer roll up the rim of the cup. Wendy, not being strong enough, had the help of an older girl, Rhonda, roll up the rim of the cup and it was discovered that the cup contained the grand prize. Since this, multiple claimants have come forward claiming the SUV....   [tags: Property, Ownership, Private property]

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History of the Ryder Cup

- History of the Ryder Cup The Ryder Cup is the most famous team golf event in the world. The Ryder Cup is played for biannually between the USA and the European team. The tournament was founded in 1927 by Samuel Ryder and has continued to the present day. The competition was originally held between the USA and the British teams, but then in 1973 the rules changed to allow the British team to field Irish golfers....   [tags: Papers]

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A Cup a Day: Why Everyone Should Drink Coffee

- ... Scientists believe this connection is due to ingredients in coffee that block a chemical known as human islet amyloid polypeptide, which has been recognized as a cause for Type II Diabetes. Besides Diabetes, coffee has also been proven to prevent older individuals from developing Alzheimer's disease, or at least delay its effects. A study conducted at the University of South Florida discovered that people above the age of sixty-five with large amounts of caffeine in their blood were less likely to show symptoms of Alzheimer's or Dementia....   [tags: hot java, awake and alert, diabetes type II]

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Beans to a Cup: The Commodity Chain of a Cup of Coffee

- Coffee is a growing part of people’s daily lives. Just before the 9-5 weekdays, and even during the 9-5, it is common for the working class to drink a cup of coffee. To support this accustomed part of our culture, it involves a complex supply chain that allows those coffee beans to turn into a cup that can be consumed. This paper is structured on how Starbucks, the top coffee supplier in the world, can supply its stores, from raw materials to manufacturing, right to the start of someone’s day. CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, originally had the idea that Starbucks would have the community/traditional feel in their stores, and still serve high-quality coffee (“Our Heritage” 1)....   [tags: Capital Support System, Distribution Center]

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The Tantalus Cup of Ambition

- Today’s world associates ambition as a good characteristic to withhold in order to succeed. But ambition and setting goals, even though both may lead to success, are totally different concepts. One will set plans and steps to take to reach goals; but when ambition is rooted in one’s mind, the means may neither be as significant nor present than the ends. Shakespeare emphasized the latter in his tragic play, Macbeth, by criticizing how Macbeth fulfilled his prophecy to become king of Scotland without a moral plan....   [tags: Shakespeare's McBeth analysis]

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The 1994 Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers

- The 1994 Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers It is the dream of every child that has ever played hockey to one day be able to hold hockey’s most prized possession over his or her head. The glory, honor, and prestige that goes along with this trophy is by far the most elite in any sport. It is amazing to me how many years and the amount of effort these players put in just to hold this cup over their heads. Why is there such a drive and how did this trophy come to mean so much to so many people....   [tags: Hockey History Winning Sports Essays]

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Starbucks Coffee Cup

- Late afternoon sun spills its warmth over the crowded neighborhood watering hole. A thirsty herd anxiously assembles in a semi-circle to await their souvenir. Carefully, they stake out their territory avoiding eye contact. Any sudden disruption could incite major pandemonium. The rich aroma of their reward teases their senses, prolonging their torment. Just then, a sudden flash of movement sends the gathered party on high alert. With mouths watering, a race to pounce is on. Suddenly, a voice fills the air....   [tags: Meeting Needs, Uniqueness]

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The Coffee Cup

- I am finishing a cup of coffee. If it's a typical day, and if this about seven in the morning, then it's my first cup of the day. As I put the mug in the sink, I think already there's a lot to do. Soon I'll be at work. Mornings are frenetic there. Attorneys begin their days by listing every task that needs doing and they don't leave anything out. As a rule, the hours before lunch are spent pumping out authoritative letters printed on watermarked bond and only once it's clear that the firm will hit its mark for the day's business, will things quiet down....   [tags: Creative Writing]

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Drink Up : That Cup Of Joe Could Be A Lifesaver

- Drink Up: That Cup of Joe Could be a Lifesaver Think about how many cups of coffee you have drank in the past week. Now while still thinking of this number, have you taken into consideration how coffee plays a role on your health. Odds are that somewhere along the lines you have read an article on the internet, heard someone talking about it, or watched something on television pertaining to coffee’s benefits and risks. It has become a very controversial topic pertaining to the positive and negative effects regarding health....   [tags: Coffee, Drink, Cancer, Health insurance]

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The Non-Recyclable Coffee Paper Cup Problem

- ... The second issue is to select the best design that could be adopted to help the companies capitalize on the projected growth of the coffee industry. Organizational leaders are always faced with the obligation of choosing the right path for the organization. Managers in the coffee industry now have to come up with an effective and efficient solution to the current problem. They must find a long-term solution to the first problem that incorporates the solution to the second issue. They had to come up with a design that would attract the attention of customers and in turn motivate them to buy products of the organization....   [tags: mug, cups, industry, coffee]

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World of Winds: A Fictional Narrative

- ... Four countries and they were all based on the four elements; Water, Earth, Fire, and Air. Theses were the classical elements of nature from what I learned in history class. The old man had shown me a world map and saw what the world was. My theory was that I traveled from my world to another seem to be correct and Iroh told me it was best to keep it to between myself and the few already knew. I looked at my lap very puzzled on how this was possible to come into a different world. I wanted to go home to where things were normal....   [tags: world, business, psychotic, homeland]

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Starbucks: Ethics in a Cup

- In the ever evolving world of capitalism, a common thought thread of dog eat dog has emerged. In order to survive a business must do whatever it can to turn a profit, with no regard to social, environmental, or economic responsibility. This worked for a time; profits were soaring in almost every business sector. Until the business world would be rocked by scandals at the start of the twenty-first century. The lack of business ethics in corporate America led to the worst economic downfall in America since the great depression....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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Weapons of World War I and World War II

- Weapons of World War I and World War II Have you ever thought about the advances of war technologies between World War I and World War II. There are many big differences including the atomic bomb and the strategies used. Some of the major differences in technology and strategies are infantry, aviation, biological, and naval warfare. One of the big differences in World War I and World War II is the infantry. In World War I troops in the infantry were outfitted with many things. It cost a total of $156.30 to outfit each troop with everything they would need to survive in France....   [tags: technologies, atomic bombs]

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Soccer: The World's Greatest Sport

- “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I'm very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.” - Bill Shankley (Khurana) The passion around the world when it comes to the game of soccer is immeasurable. Known as football in all other nations except Canada and the United States, it is undoubtedly the most popular sport in the world. It is a game played by millions all across the world and in many countries, such as Brazil, soccer contributes to nationalism....   [tags: Sports]

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A Crisis in the World of Coffee

- ... The principal coffee producing countries in this region are listed below. Brazil By volume, Brazil is one of the world's leading producers and exporters of coffee. Fazenda Vista Allegre is a truly unique coffee with a sweet full-bodied character. It is produced using a slightly different picking method resulting in a complex, interesting coffee. Fazenda is exclusive to Second Cup in Canada. Colombia Colombia is another leading producer of coffee. Colombia produces some excellent coffee such as San Agustín, a superb estate coffee popular for its balance and remarkably rich aroma....   [tags: export, beans, producers]

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Soccer: The World's Sport

- The amazing game of soccer is played in every continent, and is the world’s most popular sport. It is proven to be one of the number one sports to be played and watched. Because its fans and players are so devoted, the sport continues to grow. Requiring only a ball and open space, the activity is available to anyone, whether rich or poor, male or female, athletic or not. Over the years, soccer has won the hearts of many because of its unique history, many benefits, and notable achievements....   [tags: Soccer Essays]

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Meet The World

- Meet The World Have you stayed in other countries or met the people who have different cultures from yours. Yes, I have. I stayed in England for a year, and I have been living in the U.S for seven months. I went to two different English schools when I was in England. All students were of course from outside of England. Most of them were from Europe which is Spain, Italy and so on. Others were from the Far East like Korea, Thailand and Japan. I even met a few people who are sons of millionaires from East Asia such as Saudi Arabia and Jordan....   [tags: Japan Japanese Culture Cultural Essays]

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Tourism Industry: The Largest Economic Activity in The World

- Introduction According to the World Trade Organization, tourism is the largest economic activity in the world. This industry is a key driver of economic progress in many countries in the world and its role in economic development can be expected to increase even though the sector continues to experience expansion. One subset of tourism patterns that has gained prominence over the past few decades is sports tourism. The number of sporting events taking place all over the world has increased and many people travel to foreign destinations either to participate in or observe and attend the events....   [tags: economic progress, most visited regions]

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Popularity of Soccer Around the World

- Popularity of Soccer Around the World I am going to talk about the most popular sport in the world: football. Now, you may be having visions of huge quarterbacks, dressed up in their padding and helmets, parading down the field during the Super Bowl. But the other kind of football, the football the rest of the world knows, has no padding or helmets. This other football is known in America as soccer. In more than 175 countries across the globe, football, or soccer, rates as the number 1 national sport....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Impact of France on the World

- The Impact of France on the World France occupies an exclusive place in the world, and could accept nothing less. It is, its President declares, a beacon for the human race. The nation and its people may be loved or hated, but they can never be ignored. This, after all, is the land which gave the planet Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, Charles de Gaulle and Gérard Depardieu, the Musketeers, Madame Bovary and Cyrano de Bergerac, Brigitte Bardot and Joan of Arc, claret and the cinema, the Cancan, denim and champagne, the theory of deconstruction and Édith Piaf, the Statue of Liberty and the modern totalitarian revolution, liposuction and the vegetable mixer, the sardine can, striped bathing co...   [tags: Papers]

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Seven Wonders of the Modern World

- Seven Wonders of the Modern World Michigan Stadium Currently home of the University of Michigan Wolverines, Michigan Stadium is the largest college football stadium in the nation. In the 2003 season Michigan hosted long time rival Ohio State in front of a current NCAA record crowd of 112,118 fans.1 Nicknamed “The Big House”, Michigan Stadium is located in Ann Arbor and has seen over 35 million fans passed threw its gates since its inaugural game on October 1st, 1927.1 I chose this piece of architecture because it is considered a football cathedral and a stadium like this will be rich in tradition for a lot longer than a hundred years from now....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hitler and the Nazi Party

- ... What a stupid and useless idea, you may think, but instead of of disapproval and discouragement, Hitler gained support. Over three million people supported Hitler in politics. With this encouragement, the horrible Hitler regime was born. On August 2,1934 Hitler became the Furher of Germany. He believed that Germany should only be occupied by a superior "Aryan" race. Despite the fact that Hitler himself did not abide by the definition of Aryan, the majority of the German public still supported him....   [tags: jews, cup, germans]

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The Columbian Exchange: Between the Old World and New World

- The Columbian Exchange is a global exchange of goods and ideas between the Old World (Europe, Asia and Africa) and the New World (America). When Columbus first discovered America, Spain wanted to set up colonies. Columbus found some people that he named “Indians.” They colonies started to trade with each other, and by doing do, they started the Columbian Exchange. Many countries were involved in this trade, including China, Africa and Italy. This exchange of new ideas, traditions, food, religion and diet changed cultures everywhere....   [tags: Columbian Exchange, ]

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World Sporting Events Are Much More than Just Games

- ... So, in secret, the government starting getting these dogs off the street. However, the way they did it is not the way you would expect. There were no shelters in Sochi so the dogs could not stay anywhere. What should have happened was building of shelters or at least relocation of these dogs to a safe place until the olympics are over. What happened instead was a private company was hired to “dispose” of these dogs. Essentially, poison the dogs and then get rid of the bodies so when the Olympics come, its like the dogs were never there and no one will know it even happened....   [tags: socioeconomic and political issues, agendas]

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Fiercest Rivalries in the World of Football

- Football the beautiful game, can sometimes become a matter of life and death for some clubs amd its supporters. Cultural, as well as regional differences contribute to the fierceness of these clashes and performances of players in such matches decide whether they will be eternally loved or hated. A mistake or a moment of magic can create history, but can also result in mayhem, brawls, fights, clashes & riots. These are the 10 most fierce and important rivalries in the world of football. 10. Corinthians vs Palmeiras Derby Paulista is the name that is known among the traditional São Paulo soccer clubs, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista and Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras....   [tags: league, derby, matches]

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Hamlet as Victim of a Corrupt World

- Hamlet as Victim of a Corrupt World Troubled by royal treason, ruthless scheming, and a ghost, Denmark is on the verge of destruction. Directly following King Hamlet's death, the widowed Queen Gertrude remarried Claudius, the King's brother. Prince Hamlet sees the union of his mother and uncle as a "hasty and incestuous" act (Charles Boyce, 232). He then finds out that Claudius is responsible for his father's treacherous murder. His father's ghost asks Hamlet to avenge his death and Hamlet agrees....   [tags: William Shakespeare Hamlet]

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A Man's War and a New World

- A mysterious world full of adventure was created by a man who went by the name of John Ronald Tolkien. He populated this mystifying world with beings such as elves, dwarves, and hobbits. This world created in the realm of literature and was esteemed by many, and criticized by others. His story remains one of the most well created pieces of literature to date. Many events throughout J.R.R. Tolkien’s life had an impact on his writing, such as his interest in philology, his life as an orphan, and his service in the First World War....   [tags: Anglosaxon mythology, Beowolf]

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Americans Are the Heaviest in the World

- Death. The number one killer. America is considered the heaviest nation in the world, and that’s a problem that can be easily fixed. By simply eating healthier, and one way to start that is by eating a healthy breakfast. Anna Hodgekiss states that “people who eat a healthy breakfast with eggs, toast, O.J, and things with a high nutrition content, have lost more weight throughout a year period, than those who don’t eat or eat an unhealthy sugary breakfast. Certain foods that are considered a necessity in today’s society are unhealthy to consumers because they contain large amounts of sugar and calories leading to health problems....   [tags: obesity, healthy, nutrition]

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Why Are India The Firm Favourites For The Next Year 's World T20?

- Why are India the firm favourites for the next year’s World T20. The cricketing fans couldn’t have expected a grander start to 2016 as the World T20 is scheduled to begin on 8th of March in India. It is the first instance when the country will be hosting an ICC event without collaborating with other nations. The most entertaining format of the game will mesmerize the entire cricketing universe for over a month when 16 countries will go toe to toe to conquer the richest prize in the format. New teams like Oman, Hong Kong will be seen competing in this tournament....   [tags: India national cricket team, Cricket]

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Imagine a World without Time

- Imagine a world in which there is no time. When does the man go to sleep. When does the man wake up. When does the man go to work. The man lives a life free from the constraints of society’s “tik-tok”. The man has no age. Because there is no time, he relies on his basic human instincts. He sleeps when he is tired and his eyelids turn into anvils, he is awoken by the light entering through his window, the broken pattern caused by a misallined blind, and he goes to work when he has finished his morning routine consisting of a two-mile run and a breakfast of two eggs scrambled on a piece of whole-wheat toast....   [tags: time,]

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Abortion Around the World

- Procedure of abortion is known since ancient times. The word abortion is came the Latin abortus where “ab” means “amiss” and “oriri” means “likely to be born, arise”.(1) Along with infanticide it has existed in many societies, both primitive and advanced. The earliest records of an abortive technique go back about 4,600 years to an ancient Chinese work, purportedly the work of Emperor Shen Nung which prescribes the use of mercury to induce an abortion. (3) In ancient ages pessaries or vaginal suppositories were used as an abortifacients.(1) They are generally more effective than oral drugs and included substances such as juice of the wild fig, a “dairy liquid” ,which caused irritation, soapw...   [tags: Informative Essay]

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An Analysis of the Epic Poem, Beowulf - The World of Beowulf

- The World of Beowulf      The poem Beowulf depicts a world inhabited by semi-civilized societies that are very loyal to members of their group, that are transitory, that have little security, that are made prey of, by even single monsters of huge strength (Thompson 16).   In the poem the families or tribes that have banded together have formed their small societies. Ralph Arnold in  his essay “Royal Halls – The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial,” says: “Lust for gold as a symbol of royal wealth and for gold to give away probably accounted for much of the warfare in which the early English kings indulged” (91)....   [tags: Epic Beowulf essays]

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A Not so Clean World: Plastic Pollution

- ... Most of the plastic that invades our oceans isn’t biodegradable (“Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans”). People tend to think because plastic isn’t biodegradable they can just take machines and pick up all the trash piles that have accumulated. This is a wrong idea because the plastic shrinks into smaller pieces over time releasing dangerous chemicals. The unknown dangers of plastic is what makes this a huge social awareness problem. Plastic does not biodegrade in sea water. It breaks down into infinitely smaller pieces when exposed to sunlight (some particles smaller than a centimeter) and remains in the ocean for hundreds of years (“Heal the Bay”)....   [tags: litter, trash, biodegradable]

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Vegan Diet And Its Effects On The World

- Imagine living a life without eating anything with an animal product in it. No meat, fish, milk, eggs, honey, not even gelatin. Vegans are people who adapt a lifestyle where they live without any animal based goods; some do this for the health benefits that come with eliminating meats and dairy. Many become vegan as a way to protest and eliminate animal cruelty which is extremely apparent in the meat industry. A vegan diet is based largely on fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and soy. Many people would say this is unhealthy, that a person cannot live like this....   [tags: Nutrition, Veganism, Meat, Vegetarianism]

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Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

- The story of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley depicts a utopian society conflicted by stability. People are oblivious to the morals and ethics upheld by their ancestors 600 years before and, in turn, are demoralized. Babies are born in laboratories, relationships last no longer than "bedtime", and drugs are provided by government for daily use by their citizens. The drug, "soma" symbolizes estatic rapture experienced by the gloomy looking for escape, material religion for those looking for comfort from a supernatural force, abused aphrodisiac for lovers looking to have a good time, and complete technocracy from a government using a controlled substance to dominate the minds of its people....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Summary]

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The Armenian Genocide and the American Response

- April 24th, 1915 marked the beginning of the first genocide of the 20th century, the Armenian Genocide. From April to October, 1918 approximately 1.8 million Armenian Turks were murdered by their fellow Turks. Leaders of this genocide were never brought to justice. The Turkish government managed to cover up the crimes, going as far as blackmailing other countries into ignoring the actions committed by the Turkish government during World War I. The United States is one of those countries. No recent American president in office has yet to acknowledge the events in the years 1915 - 1918 against the Armenian people as a genocide for fear of how it will affect the country’s relationship with Tur...   [tags: Turkish Government, World History]

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Event Tourism : The Tourism Industry

- Event tourism is an increasingly growing market of the tourism industry which can hold major economic and socio-cultural implications for both the host destinations travel and tourism benefits and also the event. Event tourism can be defined as the ‘systematic development, planning, marketing and holding of events as tourist attractions’ (Hertanu & Boitor, 2012). Event tourism can be attained in many forms ranging from corporate event tourism which comprises of events generally of a business nature including but not limited to seminars and conferences, trade shows and executive retreats/incentive programs to public events which comprises of events mostly targeted at the general tourist consu...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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The Process Towards Globalization

- Introduction Globalisation as process of international relations incorporates the aspects of economics and politics. The process of globalization is through the exchange of views, ideas, products and various other aspects. Through cultural differences within different countries, the process of globalization creates a unique realm by which globalisation can take place. The process of globalization is benign and within this essay will discuss the very aspects of globalization that make it a process that is good and a process that affects the world positively....   [tags: world economics, international relations]

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A Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats

- To complete a Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats (also known as SWOT) analysis presented to a developing country by globalisation, we must first understand the actual concept of globalisation itself. So how can we define this term. Joseph Stiglitz, a winner of the Nobel Prize defines Globalization as “the closer integration of the countries and peoples of the world ...brought about by the enormous reduction of costs of transportation and communication, and the breaking down of artificial barriers to the flows of goods, services, capital, knowledge, and people across borders.” Hence, we can understand that globalisation can be described as an expanding global marketplace for the tradi...   [tags: Developing country, World Bank, Brazil]

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The "around The World" Party At College

- The "Around The World" Party at College As I approached the party I could hear the blasting music all the way from the street. When I reached the back of the house to enter I could distinguish the song that was playing; it was “It's good to be King” by Tom Petty. After waiting in a line to enter I was finally in the loud, crowded house. Upon my arrival the host of the party informed me that there were no cups left, and that I would have to look for one. So I handed him my money as I was shoved into the next room by other arriving guest, eager to enter....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Causes of the First World War

- The Causes of the First World War The 'cause' of the First World War has always been a subject of intense debate. There are many explanations on offer and it is easy to conform to one of the crude views expressed by the warring governments that it was one power or a group of powers that provoked war. We must look at the wider picture; from the cometh of war in 1914 all the major powers had some military plans drawn up for the eventuality of conflict, be it a war of attrition or a war that had been forced upon them, they all had plans which would defeat at least one major adversary....   [tags: Papers]

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