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 Blockade! The Blockading of the Southern Seaports in the Civil War
In a blockade by notification, knowledge is held to have been acquired when sufficient time has elapsed for the notice to have been generally received; and after this time a neutral vessel, by sailing for the blockaded port, has committed an offence and incurred a penalty.
With a blockade that is purely de facto, on the other hand, knowledge must be obtained on the station, and neutrals have a right to sail for the port and to be warned off on their arrival.
Whether a blockade is initiated as a blockade by notification or as a blockade de facto, the indispensable condition of its establishment is the presence of a force at the blockaded port.
www.civilwarhome.com /blockade.htm   (5564 words)

 Drug Policy Alliance: Narcotic Blockade
The essential condition for establishing a narcotic blockade without producing euphoria or other disabling effects is that the dose of methadone always be small in relation to the tolerance of the patient.
This degree of blockade, therefore, would not effectively eliminate the appeal of heroin if the drug were available on the streets in sufficient quantity.
Blockade is established by gradual increase in dosage to a stabilization level; thereafter the dose of methadone remains constant.
www.lindesmith.org /library/blockade.cfm   (3118 words)

 Union blockade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Union Blockade refers to the naval actions between 1861 and 1865, during the American Civil War, in which the Union Navy maintained a massive effort on the Atlantic and Gulf Coast of the Confederate States of America designed to prevent the passage of trade goods, supplies, and arms to and from the Confederacy.
The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron was based at Hampton Roads, Virginia, and was tasked with coverage of Virginia and North Carolina.
The Gulf Blockading Squadron was a squadron of the United States Navy in the early part of the War, patrolling from Key West to the Mexican border.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Union_blockade   (2760 words)

 Blockade - YPPedia
A blockade is a large multi-ship sea battle in which factions vie for control of flagged buoys.
To blockade a colonized island, the contending flag must have declared war on the flag that rules the island before the war chest is dropped.
Once the blockade begins, the league point for the island changes from white to a red symbol with a skull and sword.
yppedia.puzzlepirates.com /Blockade   (2772 words)

 Blockade pay - YPPedia
Blockade pay is the game mechanic that allows a flag to pay its jobbers during a blockade.
Jobbers in a blockade are paid for each segment of a round based on the settings determined by the flag paying.
Blockade pay was implemented with the release of October 17, 2006.
yppedia.puzzlepirates.com /Blockade_pay   (1325 words)

 Blockade, Civil War History | aaw_02_package.xml
With these ideas in mind, the main objectives of the blockade were to prevent desperately needed goods—including war material, manufactured goods, and luxury items—from reaching the South and to stop the exportation of raw cotton to foreign manufacturers.
Although at first the blockade proved to be porous, it soon began to affect the South.
The Civil War blockade demonstrated that war was no longer a matter only for soldiers, and that the effects of the war were no longer confined to the battlefield.
www.bookrags.com /history/blockade-civil-war-aaw-02   (695 words)

 DVD Savant Review: Blockade
Blockade is a title I could not resist, not because it was supposed to be good, but because of its status as a famous propaganda effort and its later relationship to the HUAC witch hunts.
Blockade is an okay thriller that makes an emotional appeal but doesn't begin to make a rational case against the Fascists in the Spanish Civil War.
Then there's the issue of the blockade, in which someone is tipping off the submarines (manned by curious sailors from some indefinite country, certainly not Germany) that torpedo the relief ships.
www.dvdtalk.com /dvdsavant/s673block.html   (1237 words)

 Blockade Lifted
The end of the Berlin blockade on May 12 turned out to be a happy and fitting coincidence and climax for the soldier-statesman who had guided US policy in occupied Germany for almost four years.
Upon learning of the Soviet agreement to end the blockade, Clay advocated that the airbridge at least not be abandoned prior to and throughout the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers.
Clay did not believe the Soviets would reinstitute the blockade, but he believed the continuation of the airlift to build up reserves of food and fuel was sound policy, and this was agreed to by Washington.
www.trumanlibrary.org /whistlestop/BERLIN_A/BLOCKADE.HTM   (4548 words)

 3.5 Blockade State
Each element of blockade state consists of a blockade flowspec Qb taken from the flowspec of the ResvErr message, and an associated blockade timer Tb.
A corresponding blockade timer Tb(P) (or Tb(S)) is started or restarted for a time Kb*R. Here Kb is a fixed multiplier and R is the refresh interval for reservation state.
The blockaded reservations are ignored; this allows forwarding of a smaller reservation that has not failed and may perhaps succeed, after a larger reservation fails.
www.freesoft.org /CIE/RFC/2205/31.htm   (692 words)

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Lebanon has ended, the naval blockade imposed in the past eight weeks will remain in effect for the time being.
The decision to delay the lifting of the blockade by 48 hours was coordinated with the international forces.
Following reports on the government’s decision to lift the blockade the families of the kidnapped IDF soldiers met with Prime Minster Ehud Olmert, who said the blockade would not be lifted but Israeli forces would be replace by international troops.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3301167,00.html   (467 words)

 Wrightsville Beach Hotels, The Blockade Runner Beach Resort
The Blockade Runner is uniquely located on Wrightsville Beach Island, North Carolina's accessible outer-bank.
On the east side, the resort fronts the Atlantic Ocean with a wide sandy beach while the west side fronts an Intracoastal Waterway harbor and anchorage.
The Blockade Runner has 150 smoke-free luxury rooms, 90 on the Oceanfront and 60 on the harbor side.
www.blockade-runner.com   (254 words)

 Operation Blockade for PC Review - PC Operation Blockade Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The game's environments also look nice--Operation Blockade's missions can take place at dawn, in the afternoon, dusk, and at night, and in each case, the sky will be lit by either sunlight or moonlight that reflects off the game's good-looking animated oceans and clouds.
Operation Blockade also has some very good sound effects and even makes use of 3D sound to produce a Doppler effect as enemy planes strafe past you, off into the distance.
Operation Blockade actually has a lot of different missions to play through, but they're basically all just more of the same.
www.gamespot.com /pc/action/operationblockade/review.html   (958 words)

 Blockade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blockading strength is equal to or greater than the opposing force
NATO blockade of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1993–1996 during Operation Sharp Guard
Israeli blockades of some or all the shores of Lebanon at various times during the Lebanese Civil War (1975–1990), the 1982 Lebanon War, and the 1982-2000 South Lebanon conflict - resumed during the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blockade   (893 words)

 USATODAY.com - Israel lifts naval blockade of Lebanon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The move, which came a day after Israel halted its restrictions on air travel into Lebanon, ends a blockade that stifled Lebanon and cost it tens of millions of dollars a day as it tried to rebuild from Israel's devastating 34-day battle with Hezbollah.
Even before the announcement that the blockade had been lifted, a Lebanese cargo ship docked at the Beirut Port at around midday.
The families said the lifting of the blockade robbed Israel of negotiating leverage.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2006-09-08-israel-blockade_x.htm?csp=34   (1150 words)

 Israel Lifts Blockade of Lebanon Airports
The decision to ease the air and sea blockade on Lebanon is generating opposition in Israel.
Lebanese officials say the blockade has cost their country $50 million a day, as the country's main airport and all its major ports remained closed, three weeks after a U.N.-mediated ceasefire went into effect, ending the 34-day conflict in Lebanon.
The easing of the blockade came after nearly a week of shuttle diplomacy by U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan in the region.
www.voanews.com /english/2006-09-07-voa35.cfm   (593 words)

 The American Experience | Race for the Superbomb | Berlin Blockade
The blockade of Berlin was the first serious crisis of the Cold War.
By the fall the airlift, code-named "Operation Vittles "and often referred to as "LeMay's feed and coal company," was bringing in an average of 5,000 tons of supplies a day.
Not only did the blockade turn out to be totally ineffective, it ended up backfiring on the Soviets in other ways.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/bomb/peopleevents/pandeAMEX49.html   (338 words)

 Korea Crisis - Blockade
The strategy would be to selectively blockade some North Korean ships rather than applying a full blockade which the North Koreans might consider an act of war.
Establishing a blockade or undertaking a series of inspections and other interdictions does present a number of issues.
While a blockade would also extend to North Korean aircraft and would involve the grounding of DPRK aircraft at airports while they were refueling.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/ops/korea-blockade.htm   (1580 words)

 Stories Tagged 'blockade' » Netscape.com
News – Royal Navy 'too weak' for big role in Korea blockade - Plans to impose a blockade of North Korea to prevent the regime acquiring nuclear weapons were thrown in disarray last night.
News – Israel lifted its blockade of Lebanon's international airport on Thursday but said it was keeping a naval blockade in place until an international force deployed off the coast.
News – Israel should lift its blockade of Lebanon within 48 hours, UN chief Kofi Annan has said as he wrapped up a tour aimed at shoring up a fragile truce in Lebanon and rekindling regional peace efforts.
www.netscape.com /tag/blockade   (589 words)

 Walter Lippmann, "Blockade Proclaimed," New York Herald Tribune, 25 October 1962
As of the present moment we do not know whether the orders are to turn away from Cuba, to proceed and submit to search, or to proceed and to refuse to submit to search.
The second way is to institute a total blockade, particularly of oil shipments, which would in a few months ruin the Cuban economy.
For all these resons I say that an agreement of this sort may be doable and that there may exist a way out of the tyranny of automatic and uncontrollable events.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/cuba/lippmann.htm   (933 words)

 Embargo or Blockade?
A blockade would mean that the U.S. is effectively preventing Cuba from doing business with other countries.
However, it must be noted that this is not a full blockade, because trade is not militarily forbidden (though President Reagon suggested doing this) and some exchange still occurs.
In 1992, the United Nations approved a resolution from Cuba that referred to the U.S. law as a blockade, and condemned its extraterritoriality.
library.thinkquest.org /18355/embargo_or_blockade_.html   (475 words)

 blockade | The News is NowPublic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A Fiji newspaper has today published what it says is the military plan for the take over of government early tomorrow morning.
Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 22, 1962, President Kennedy announced an air and naval blockade of Cuba, following the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island.
Russia is pressing ahead with a freeze on vital transport and economic links with Georgia, despite the release of four men accused of spying for Moscow.
www.nowpublic.com /tags/blockade   (428 words)

 The Civil War in Georgia
Despite a few attempts to resist at sea (like the long stalemate of the Monitor and the Virginia at Hampton Roads (in Virginia)), the southern navy was overwhelmed.
But the Union navy was not able to completely blockade Georgia's coast; there are simply too many inlets, islands, hidden coves, and swamps among the golden isles to guard completely.
While the Union had the resources to capture and blockade ports all along the southern coast, enough soldiers to actually capture the port cities were not easy to transport by sea.
www.cherokeerose.com   (2508 words)

 Blockade - Moviefone
Synopsis: Blockade was one of those curious 1929 hybrids known as a "part-talkie." Anna Q. Nilsson stars as a dauntless female prohibition agent.
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 blockade - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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Satirical plays were written as propaganda during the war,...
Cold War, main discussion, Berlin after World War II, formation of NATO resulting from Berlin blockade, Berlin Airlift, used to circumvent the...
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 Israel to lift Lebanese blockade on Thursday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Israel, which bombed Beirut's airport in July and stationed naval vessels off the coast, has maintained a land, sea and air blockade of the country since the start of its offensive against the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah eight weeks ago. The aim was to prevent arms shipments from reaching Hezbollah fighters.
The blockade continued despite a UN-brokered ceasefire three weeks ago. Although some international flights have resumed, it has crippled trade for the country of 3.8 million.
On Tuesday, Annan had said he hoped the blockade could be lifted in 48 hours under a deal in which European naval vessels would patrol the Lebanese coast.
www.cbc.ca /world/story/2006/09/06/israel-blockade060906.html   (1478 words)

 Lebanon negotiating a deal for Israel to lift blockade - Africa & Middle East - International Herald Tribune
One point of dispute was that Lebanon had wanted the siege to be lifted first, after which it would request the international naval forces' help.
Annan's spokesman Ahmad Fawzi told The Associated Press Tuesday the deal to lift the Israeli blockade was in the works and would entail deploying French, Italian, Greek and later German ships to patrol the Lebanese coastline.
Israel had said it would lift the blockade only after protections are in place to prevent the Hezbollah militants from getting more arms.
www.iht.com /articles/ap/2006/09/06/africa/ME_GEN_Lebanon_Blockade.php   (362 words)

 Alibris: Blockade
This haunting narrative recounts the clandestine transport of Holocaust survivors to Palestine by the Jewish underground and volunteer American seamen.
From her own experience of the blockade and using facts, conversations and impressions collected over many years, Lidiya Ginzburg has created a remarkable...
In this third book of the six book the Blue and the Gray Series, the presence of spies onboard ship complicates matters for Christy Passford as he attempts to intercept new Confederate gunboats on their way from England to service in the South.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/Blockade   (848 words)

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