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    defeated, with a U.S. official saying all sides favored giving Afghanistan (news - web sites)'s former king a role as a unifying figure. Delegations representing the northern alliance, exiles backing the ex-king and two smaller exile groups all pledged to seek a power-sharing formula as they began talks under strong international pressure to end more than two decades of war. While the Afghans are meeting, the United States, Russia and neighbors such as Pakistan and Iran are exerting heavy influence

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    Fredrick Douglass was a former slave, talented writer and outspoken abolitionist. Douglass was a slave from Tuckahoe, Maryland who fled to New York and than later on to Massachusetts. He was born into slavery and was officially sent to a plantation to work at the age of seven. Prior to working in the fields he, as well as other slave children, was raised by an older woman. This was commonplace for the slave families, according to Douglass, "it's a common custom to part children from their mothers

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    International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia On May 25, 1993, U.N. Security Council Resolution 827 established an international tribunal charged with prosecuting violations of international law arising from the armed conflicts in the former Yugoslavia. Not since the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, following World War II has an international court tried individuals accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide. The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTFY), which was

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    Former prisoners face larger barriers because US current policies are preventing or decreasing their chance of obtaining certain jobs that will dominate the market in the next twenty years. “According to the U.S. Department of Justice, nearly every person in jail, and 95 percent of state prison inmates, will someday be released; however, about 68% may return to prison” (goodwill). Former incarcerated individuals are often ineligible to obtain any financial assistance that will allow them to enroll

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    The Karma of a Former President

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    bright future, and a prosperous country were what everyone had hoped when Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, stepped up to fulfill her role as the president of the Philippines. The country was then in a disarray, with people protesting against the corruption of former president Estrada. Yet with the passing of time, worse had just befallen our country, crisis against crisis, debts piled high up beyond our country’s reach, accusations of corruptions and manipulations, this happened simply because of the abuse of

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    Watergate

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    were called by the media--including one E. Howard Hunt, a former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent and writer of spy novels who was working for the Nixon ReElection Committee--were, in time, traced to the White House. That bungled effort to break into the Democratic party headquarters led to the demise of President Richard M. Nixon. The five conspirators arrested that night were Bernard L. Barker, a Florida realtor and former CIA agent involved with the Bay of Pigs operation; Virgilio

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    high profile members of the PNAC: * Jeb Bush: Governor of Florida * Steve Forbes: multi-billionare publisher of Forbes Magazine, former presidential candidate * Gary Bauer: former presidential candidate, president of American Values * Richard Perle: a PNAC founder, formerly of the Defense Policy Board * Dan Quayle: former vice-president * William J. Bennett: former Secretary of Education and Drug Czar, co-founder of Empower America, author of the Book of Virtues * Ellen Bork: deputy director of

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    Smoking and Cancer

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    737 (24.3%) were current smokers and 868 (28.6%) were former smokers. The current smokers were younger and had a higher number of women than the former smoker group. This was the same with the men in the current smoker group, they were younger and had a higher number of men than the former smoker group. The people who smoked in the survey were less likely to be married. They were also less likely to have graduated from high school than former smokers or non-smokers. The current smokers did not attend

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    energy for 1999

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    France—ogether produced 12%. Petroleum accounted for 44% of the carbon dioxide emissions; coal, 35%; and natural gas, 21%. Between 1990 and 1999, energy production and consumption increased in every region of the world except in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet bloc. East Asia and Oceania saw a production increase of 13.6 quadrillion Btu, and a consumption increase of 24.9 quadrillion Btu. Energy production in the Middle East increased by 12.1 quadrillion Btu, the second-largest increase for any region

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    Kyrgyzstan

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    The collapse of the Soviet Union created 15 new states. These states over the last 5 years have all struggled with economic, ethnic, political and territorial problems left to them by the Soviet empire. Kyrgyzstan, is a former Soviet Republic (FSR) located in the Central Asia. This paper will give a statistical representation of the state, Kyrgyzstan. The statistical data will reflect the basic geography of the subject country containing population, size and location. This miniature report will also

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