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    Reagan and the Star Wars

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    many in the media after the popular 1977 film by George Lucas. The idea was, simply put, a defensive shield surrounding America that would use ground and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles. Soon after its debut many declared that it would accomplish nothing more then increase military spending and create friction among the world's “super powers”. Although the program was very expensive it did help, if not result in America's success

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    Contract and Employment Course work

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    Advise on whether Clarissa can pursue a claim for unfair dismissal compensation against Precision Missiles PLC The Employment Rights Act of 1996 and the Employment Act of 2002 deals with the issue of unfair dismissal of employees and Clarissa should be conversant with the provisions of this Act. Moreover, Clarissa needs to know that the employment tribunal deals with issues of unfair dismissal and that she has to prove that she is entitled to bring a claim of unfair dismissal and a claim for compensation

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    Cold War

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    onlyactual fighting that occurred. The Cuban missile crisis was an important event that took place during the cold war. Inthe Cuban missile crisis, America was fearing that The Soviet Union had certain missileinstalations in Cuba . The U.S found out about these missile installments from satelliteimagery that showed the missiles being transported to Cuba and show the missile sitesinside Cuba. With Castro's approval, the Soviet Union began building secret missile basesin Cuba. On October 16, President Kennedy

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    Fidel Castro is one of the most debated leaders in history. Castro ruled Cuba, from 1959 to 2008, as a one party socialist state following the overthrow of the dictator, Fulgencio Batista. Under his rule, Cuba was able to back up the Soviet Union, their ally, during the Cold War, and create radical reforms to better the lives of Cubans, especially through land and education. His legacy is widely debated as being infamous or not, as at times the economy prospered under him, but after the Soviet Union

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    Steve Forbes

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    state-of-the-art ballistic missile defense system. Communist China has missiles that can now reach California and North Korea will soon have missiles that can reach Hawaii and Alaska. Iran is rapidly developing both nuclear weapons and the means to deliver those weapons by missile. United States officials confirmed they are monitoring Chinese construction of a missile launching facility near Taiwan. The U.S. said it has made clear to the Chinese government our concerns regarding Chinese missile development

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    1942, remembers most of the cold war. Our family friend, Terry Markuly, was born in 1950 and she also remembers most of the Cold War events. My Uncle and my Mom, both born in 1967, do not remember many of the big Cold War events such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, but they still have memories of the events that they were alive for. Vern lived in Wisconsin for the entire war and still lives there to this day and my Mom also lived in Wisconsin for the entire war, except for two brief periods right after

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    War has been a driving factor in human existence since the dawn of time, it has always been with us. War has influenced science as well, it has forced the development of weapons, from the first bone clubs which let man rise to the top of the food chain, to the complex and highly destructive weapons of today. This century has seen the most development in the technology of warfare since the combination of sulfur, charcoal and saltpeter resulted in gunpowder. For the first time in history weapons of

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    'political will'." The Back Channel. The Back Channel, 12 mar 2013. Web. 21 Feb 2014. . "World Nuclear Stockpile Report." Ploughshares Fund. Ploughshares Fund, 7 Jan 2014. Web. 21 Feb 2014. Colby, Eldridge. "Nuclear deterrence still matters." Missile Threat. Missile Threat, 23 Apr 2013. Web. 21 Feb 2014. Karaganov, Sergei. "Nuclear weapons have saved humanity from itself." Taipei Times. Taipei Times, 04 may 2010. Web. 21 Feb 2014. Spring, Baker, and Kathy Gudgel. "The Role of Nuclear Weapons in the 21st

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    Patrolling the Gulf

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    might take. Although U.A.E. officials did not discuss it publicly, several attendees said Iran’s missile and nuclear work is a major driver behind the U.A.E’s effort to improve its air defenses and command and control systems. Almost as if on cue, shortly before the conference, the U.S. announced steps that would be taken with allies in the Gulf region, reportedly including U.A.E., to shore up anti-missiles defenses as a counter to Iran. Speaking at Georgetown University and then at the Institute for

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    Of all the contending issues that fed the flames of the conflict that made up the core of the Cold War, none of them affected the outcome so much as the development and testing of nuclear arms and the politics surrounding their handling. After the long years of fighting during World War II, many of the old world powers were greatly weakened. The United States’ detonation of Little Boy and Fat Man over Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively, brought the worlds attention and showed American superiority

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