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  Communist Party of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The party was founded in 1921, and fought the Kuomintang during the Chinese Civil War, which ended with the party's victory in the Chinese Revolution.
The relationship between party and state is somewhat different from that of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, in which the party controlled the state.
Within the central government, it is generally that the Party and state structures are fused with the leader of a ministry or commission also being the leader of the party body associated with that ministry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_China   (2124 words)

 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Background
Democratic rule was interrupted by two military coups in 1987, caused by concern over a government perceived as dominated by the Indian community (descendants of contract laborers brought to the islands by the British in the 19th century).
Most of his term was usurped by a military takeover, but he was able to return to office in 1994 and oversee the installation of a close associate to the presidency in 1996.
China has promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's socialist economic system will not be practiced in Macau and that Macau will enjoy a high degree of autonomy in all matters except foreign and defense affairs.
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2028.html   (15472 words)

 Chinese Communist Party, Communist Party of China
The Third Plenary Session of the 11th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, held in December 1978, decided to shift the focus of the Party's work to socialist modernization and set a policy of reform and opening up to the outside world.
The Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China is the highest state military organ with the responsibility of commanding the entire armed forces in the country.
CNN profiles the president of the People's Republic of China who is also head of the military and general secretary of the Communist Party.
www.chinatoday.com /org/cpc   (1007 words)

 Today in Asian History: May 21
In South Korea, the military junta under Lt. General CHANG Do-yung announced it had established a cabinet.
China had recently conducted its second successful test of a nuclear bomb, this time dropping one from an airplane.
Suharto continued to serve in the military after the achievement of independence and rose to the rank of general.
www.isop.ucla.edu /eas/thisweek/05-21.htm   (647 words)

 Foreign Policy In Focus | Democracy and the Making of Foreign Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first is the increasing reliance on the military as the primary tool of foreign policy, what some have called the “militarization” of foreign policy.
A recent bipartisan commission recommends that Congress should replace the War Powers Resolution with legislation that fairly acknowledges the president's defensive war powers, omits any arbitrary general time limit on deployments of force, reaffirms the constitutionally-derived clear statement rule for use-of-force bills, and prescribes rules for their privileged and expedited consideration.
The risk of the widespread and expanding reliance on private military forces is that they allow governments to carry out actions that would not otherwise be possible, legal, or gain legislative or public approval.
www.fpif.org /fpiftxt/3103   (5254 words)

 Introduction to World Statesmen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The interpretation of parties political orientation is the editors unofficial designation and does not necessarily represent a parties "official" platforms.
Its original sense was a military one, meaning field commander in an army.
the military, of roughly divisional or corps level, or it could mean the Governor of a province.
www.worldstatesmen.org /INTRO.html   (4684 words)

 Browse Collections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The collection is useful in the disciplines of military, political and social history, the history of science, war studies, media studies, music and the performing arts, and the study of propaganda.
This selection is from the IWM film and video collection recognised as one of the most important moving image resources for the study of all aspects of the major conflicts in which Britain was involved in the 20th Century.
The films are suitable for use in a wide variety of disciplines, including military, political, social history, defence and war studies, American studies, colonial and post-colonial studies, women's studies, media studies, cultural studies, international relations, town and country development, art, literacy and the uses of propaganda.
www.jisc.ac.uk /index.cfm?name=collbrowse   (7927 words)

 Last Hurrah Book Shop - Political Assassinations, The Kennedy's, and Conspiracies
Draws connections between JFK assassination, Pearl Harbor, and 9/11 and the role of military intelligence in all three.
Chapters on the Warren Commission and attempt to impeach Justice Douglas.
Military intelligence, state dept., treasury dept., OSS and CIA.
www.lasthurrahbookshop.com /conframe.html   (7048 words)

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