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  • Airline Terrorism - 1,802 words
    Airline Terrorism Whether we would like to admit it or not, aircraft terrorism is a very real and deadly subject. Inside nothing more than a small suitcase, a carefully assembled explosive can bring an ending to the lives of countless men, women, and children, with no preference or regard to age, sex, and religion. In a single moment and flash, families are torn apart as their loved ones become victims of terrorism. As the airline price wars have continued to rage, the amount of fliers increase at phenomenal rates. The airports are filled to maximum capacity with people all interested in just surviving the long lines and finally finding relaxation in their aircraft seats with the help of a c ...
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  • Analysis Of The Poem: The Fly - 637 words
    Analysis of the Poem: The Fly In the poem The Fly, much vivid imagery is employed in creating a graphic depiction of the housefly as the filthy, disease ridden scourge of man that it is. The author, having obviously spent a great deal of time observing and noting the characteristics of the housefly, creates a vivid summation of his observations and feelings about his subject. The descriptions and non-subtle metaphors are unique, to say the least. While the subject matter may seem too trivial to allow the poem to be taken seriously, it is nevertheless deserving of study. This poem shows a great deal of imagination on the part of the author. Few people would undertake such a detailed literal s ...
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  • Anarchy - 1,144 words
    Anarchy Anarchy is seen as one end of the spectrum whose other end is marked by the presence of a legitimate and competent government. International politics is described as being spotted with pieces of government and bound with elements of community. Traditionally, international-political systems are thought of as being more or less anarchic. Anarchy is taken to mean not just the absence of government but also the presence of disorder and chaos. Although far from peaceful, international politics falls short of unrelieved chaos, and while not formally organized, it is not entirely without institutions and orderly procedures. Although it is misleading to label modern international politics as ...
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  • As A Tool For National Security, Counterintelligence Is As Important As The Armed Services, If Not More So By Definition, Cou - 1,129 words
    As a tool for national security, counterintelligence is as important as the armed services, if not more so. By definition, counterintelligence means to counter the information gathering efforts of a hostile intelligence agency. Along side its sister service, intelligence, counter intelligence, helps defend a nation from both internal and external aggression. This is generally done by guarding information storage sites, or by capturing enemy spies. Also, counterintelligence is interchangeably used with counterespionage. Counterintelligence is generally considered the younger, less attractive sister agency to intelligence. While Intelligence is considered to have a gentlemanly air about it; co ...
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  • Beating Murphys Law - 676 words
    Beating Murphy's Law This article deals with the topic of how organizations should go about implementing new technology systems. The article is built around Murphy's Law that, Whatever can go wrong, will. When organizations implement new system a lot of know problems cannot be avoided and unforeseen problems arise with even grater frequency. Chew outlines seven points to help launch a new system with greater success since they are essential for long-term survival. Key Notes: It is estimated 50 to 70 percent of US firms experience failure in implementing advanced manufacturing technology. New technologies often cause drops in productivity following introduction of new equipment that can exc ...
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  • Chernobyl - 1,908 words
    Chernobyl Chernobyl Biology 10 Project For Mrs. S. Kolovetsios By Dmitry Neofitides 1/05/99 Contents Introduction The accident Release of radioactive materials Reaction of national authorities Radiation dose estimates Health impact Agricultural and environmental impacts Potential residual risks Conclusion Introduction On 26 April 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power station, in Ukraine, suffered a major accident that was followed by a contamination of the surrounding area by the large quantities of radioactive substances. The specific features of the contamination favored a widespread distribution of radioactivity throughout the Northern Hemisphere, mainly across Europe. A contributing factor w ...
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  • Flying Tired - 1,390 words
    ... n 5.7 hours of sleep followed by 7.4 hours awake and 5.8 hours of sleep. The big difference between short haul and long haul was the external environment such as light and activities that were different from the pilots normal circadian system; this was due to flying over as many as 5 different time Zones. The internal clock system was changed from the normal 24 hours to a clock system of 25.7. This made the sleep episodes unable to adapt to the changing time Zones. The most important information gathered from the study was that it showed that there are times of good sleep and times of bad sleep. The current regulations regulate the off-duty times to allow for sleep and rest, but they do ...
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  • Gps - 1,561 words
    ... with the Challenger. There have been no successful launches of GPS satellites by the Shuttle and probably never will be. You'll hear the term Block I and Block II used to describe satellites. Block Is were the initial R and D birds and a few (four or five) are still ope! rating. They're smaller than the Block II production satellites and don't have the same amount of military spook stuff aboard. They're also not selective-availability equipped. The full constellation of GPS satellites is due to be in orbit by mid-1993, if all goes according to plan. (No guarantee there). Until then, the system is deemed by the Defense Department to be under construction. THE BOYS IN BLUE The U.S. Air For ...
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  • Nuclear Weapons And Defense - 1,032 words
    Nuclear Weapons and Defense A third world country is producing nuclear weapons. The country is the same that has given the United States trouble in the past. It is Iraq. Shortly after the U.S finds this out, we are being attacked by a nuclear strike from Iraq. U.S. cities are being destroyed one by one. We declare a full scale nuclear retaliation against Iraq. Huge devastation occurs throughout the world as allies join into the war. Nuclear winter starts to develop. Over half of the worlds population has been eliminated. Water and food is contaminated from the radiation. The few survivors of the nuclear war are eating dead animals and people. There are no hospitals available for the sick, no ...
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  • The Growing Threat Of Computer Crime - 1,584 words
    The Growing Threat Of Computer Crime Running head: THE GROWING THREAT OF COMPUTER CRIME The Growing Threat of Computer Crime Diana Ritter Baker College of Cadillac May 9, 2001 Abstract Computers have been used for most kinds of crime, including fraud, theft, larceny, embezzlement, burglary, sabotage, espionage, murder, and forgery, since the first cases were reported in 1958. One study of 1,500 computer crimes established that most of them were committed by trusted computer users within businesses; persons with the requisite skills, knowledge, access, and resources. With the arrival of personal computers to manipulate information and access computers by telephone, increasing numbers of crime ...
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  • The North Atlantic Run: The Submarine War And The Allied Response During Ww 2 - 1,368 words
    The North Atlantic Run: The Submarine War And The Allied Response During Ww 2 The North Atlantic Run: The Submarine war and the Allied Response in the Second World War In September 1939, with the beginning of World War II, German U-boat operations got under way against allied forces; the allies responded to the U-boat threat with a number of counter measures. The combined affect of protection of ships by convoys, harassment of U-boats by airplanes, and other anti-submarine warfare measures, reduced the ability of the U-boats to cut Britain off from her suppliers in North America. In order to assess the effectiveness of the allied response, it is first necessary to look at the U-boats. In loo ...
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