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  (K) Appendix B: Background Information on Terrorist Groups
The first section lists the 29 groups that currently are designated by the Secretary of State as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs), pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996.
Stated goal is to restore the biblical state of Israel.
The JEM's leader, Masood Azhar, was released from Indian imprisonment in December 1999 in exchange for 155 hijacked Indian Airlines hostages in Afghanistan.
www.state.gov /s/ct/rls/pgtrpt/2000/index.cfm?docid=2450   (9202 words)

 Syria and the War in Palestine
We now know that early military assessments by the Arab League and individual states of their ability to defeat Zionist forces in the impending conflict were unanimous in warning of the superiority of the Zionist military, which outnumbered the Arab forces at every stage of the war.
From the outset of the war, the primary concern of the Arab states was the inter-Arab conflict and the balance of power in the region.
Its Atrash leaders, renowned for their military prowess, were threatening to secede to Jordan and had positioned themselves to act as the bridgehead for a Jordanian strike on Damascus.
faculty-staff.ou.edu /L/Joshua.M.Landis-1/Syria_1948.htm   (11172 words)

 Emmaus | Online Community
This e-mail list is a forum dedicated to the discussion of The Walk to Emmaus, a spiritual renewal program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders.
This is a discussion list, meaning that you may post messages to the list and you will receive the postings of everyone else on the list.
The Emmaus-Prayer List is an e-mail announcement listserve.
www.upperroom.org /emmaus/online/lists.asp   (257 words)

 "The State Steps In: Setting the Anti-Communist Agenda"
An important element of the power of the modern state is its ability to set the political agenda and to define the crucial issues of the moment, through its actions as well as its words.
From the State Department and Congress to the Post Office and the Supreme Court, federal bureaucrats, politicians, and judges struggled with the issues of domestic communism as they debated and implemented policies to deal with it.
In the most important of the anti-Communist cases, the Smith Act trial of the top leaders of the American Communist party in 1949, the government brought all these themes together to bolster its contention that the party was an illegal conspiracy under Soviet control.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/50s/state-agenda.html   (2119 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Opinion | Remembering Land Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
According to the annual report of the Israeli census bureau in 2002, the annual population growth of 1948 Palestinians is 3.4 per cent as opposed to 1.4 per cent for the Jews, while net Jewish immigration that year was down 23 per cent from the previous year.
More than a million square dunams of land was confiscated from Arab villages within the 1948 borders of Israel, in addition to the Negev, through a series of laws and military decrees, some of which prohibited Palestinians from construction to accommodate the natural expansion of their towns and villages.
These towns and villages are not on the list of beneficiaries of development projects and most of the local Arab municipalities do not have the funding to provide essential public services, as has been reflected in the declining standards of education, health and other services.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2005/737/op3.htm   (1550 words)

 2006 CAMPAIGN TIP SHEETS: Tennessee State Profile
Tennessee is a battleground state, with a fighting temperament since it was settled 200 years ago by the likes of Andrew Jackson and went on to produce so many soldiers it came to be known as the Volunteer State.
Bush carried the state 51%-47% and Gore became only the fourth major party nominee to lose his home state in 85 years (the others were South Dakota's George McGovern in 1972, Kansas' Alf Landon in 1936 and New Jersey's Woodrow Wilson in 1916).
It has no income tax (the state Supreme Court ruled in 1931 that the state Constitution didn't list the income tax as one the legislature could impose, and so it couldn't) and it ranks low on the list of state and local taxes as a percentage of per capita income.
election.nationaljournal.com /states/tn.htm   (1409 words)

 LTTE Peace Secretariat
A Sinhalese delegation of prominent leaders went all the way to Jaffna to meet with Tamil leaders and negotiate for an agreed common demand to be presented to the British concerning the basis of legislative representation.
The resistance campaign of the Tamil militant youth against the repressive Sinhala state, which manifested in the form of disparate outbursts of political violence in the early 70s, sought concrete political expression in an organisational structure built on a radical political theory and practice.
The reactive violence of the Tamil youths against the terrorist violence of the racist Sinhala state assumed the character of an organised form of armed resistance movement with the birth and growth of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
www.ltteps.org /list.ltte?folder=11   (2252 words)

 CSP - Major Episodes of Political Violence, 1946-2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The "begin" and "end" years listed for each episode (below) are those considered by the author to be those most likely to capture the transformative "moments" (beginning and ending) of the episodes, according to a comparison of the varying claims of the sources noted.
The number listed represents a scaled indicator of the destructive impact, or magnitude, of the violent episode on the directly-affected society or societies on a scale of 1 (smallest) to 10 (greatest).
Countries intervening in the episodes are not listed as the violence does not take place on their territory and, so, these intervening actors are considered to be indirectly, or remotely, affected by the violence.
members.aol.com /CSPmgm/warlist.htm   (1084 words)

 Myths & Facts - The War of 1948
During the summer of 1948, Count Folke Bernadotte was sent by the UN to Palestine to mediate a truce and try to negotiate a settlement.
The United States, the Soviet Union and most other states recognized Israel soon after it declared independence on May 14, 1948, and immediately indicted the Arabs for their aggression.
This is not the first time that the Arab states, which organized the invasion of Palestine, have ignored a decision of the Security Council or of the General Assembly.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/myths/mf4.html   (2292 words)

 Iraqi leaders
However, The French forced him to leave the thrown of Syria very abruptly after the failure of the negotiations and he was forced into a temporarily exile in Britain.
The traumatic experiences of this young king throughout his short life from the death of his father to the violent death in a bloody massacre gained him a special place in the Iraqis' memory.
He started making his terror apparatus since the time he was a vice president and by officially becoming the president on the 16th of July 1979 he made sure that nothing would restrict his absolute power.
www.angelfire.com /nt/Gilgamesh/leaders.html   (1704 words)

 Daily Excelsior.........State
This was stated by Minister of State for Education, Dr Ghulam Nabi Lone in the House while replying to a question by Mr M Y Taing.
He stated that the State Government will bear all expenditure of the treatment of Mr Charkha as economic condition of the journalist was not very good.
This was stated by Minister of State for PHE and Irrigation, Sayeed Bashir Ahmed in Legislative Assembly while replying the questions of Shanti Devi and Balwant Singh Mankotia.
www.dailyexcelsior.com /web1/05apr01/state.htm   (7366 words)

 The Democratic Party
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., has found it more important to fritter away scarce time on an obsessive quest to repeal the estate tax and on blatant pandering to social conservatives with proposed constitutional amendments on flag-burning and gay marriage.
GOP leaders finally offered to back a long overdue minimum wage increase, but only if Democrats agreed to link it to estate tax relief for a handful of the nation's richest families.
Global warming, the crisis in the middle east, terrorism, high enery costs and a congress of sound bites and kickbacks are all symptoms of a world powered by a controlled source of fossil fuel.
www.democrats.org /a/2006/08/to-do_list_for.php   (581 words)

 Should There Be A Jewish State?
The idea of a Jewish state (whose Jewish proponents call themselves "Zionists") is sacrosanct in the mainstream U.S. media, which does not give voice to the troublesome questions raised by the issue, in particular that many Jews have historically opposed the idea of a Jewish state.
From its modern origin in Herzl's book, the concept of a Jewish state rests on a rejection of the democratic principle that states derive their right to rule from the assent of the people who live in them.[6] Herzl had to reject this democratic principle because Jews were not a majority in Palestine.
It must be an ethnically divisive state, a state only "of and for the Jews," a state whose "very existence" drives Arabs off the land and incites ethnic war.
newdemocracyworld.org /state.htm   (2991 words)

 Osiatynski - On the Universality of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (conference paper)
Nevertheless, the new states subsequently signed and ratified the Declaration and re-confirmed its dedication to the idea of human rights by signing the human rights covenants, after they were adopted in 1966.16 171 states sent their delegates to the 1993 Viena confernce on human rights.
Moreover, since human rights were setting limits to the power of the states, such self-limitations did not call for express popular support as should be the case if new pacts granted to the states' authorities new powers or imposed new duties on citizens.
It perceived rights as a sort of grant given by an enlightened state as a form of fulfilling its obligations to the society.24 Among these obligations was also the duty of the rtulers to protect the citizens and to take care of them in times of need or deprivation.
www.ceu.hu /legal/ind_vs_state/Osiatynski_paper_2002.htm   (5937 words)

 Leopold Center - Frequently asked questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Leopold Center Advisory Board, as established by state law, is a public body and thus subject to state law regarding gender balance and open meetings.
Representatives are chosen by the groups represented on the Board: Iowa State University, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Iowa State University was the first land-grant school in the United States to offer a Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA) at the master and doctorate levels.
www.leopold.iastate.edu /about/faq.htm   (1004 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1948 National League
Shortly after, the surrounding Arab States attacked Israel sparking off a religious conflict that has lasted to this day.
As an unprecedented tribute, his body lay in state at Yankee Stadium, also known as "The House That Ruth Built", and was viewed by more than 100,000 fans that lined up for miles just to pay their respects.
During the 1948 season Stan "The Man" Musial allegedly earned his nickname when an anonymous fan was heard at Ebbets Field saying, "Here comes that man again!"
baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1948n.shtml   (839 words)

 The Full National Recording Registry: National Recording Preservation Board (Library of Congress)
Note: this is a national list and many of the items listed are housed in collections across the country.
The symbolism of an African American defeating a citizen of the political state that proclaimed the superiority of the white race was lost on no one.
Duke Ellington is considered one of the greatest composers and band leaders of the 20th century.
www.loc.gov /rr/record/nrpb/nrpb-masterlist.html   (14015 words)

 Daily Excelsior.........State
It was stated that they are matriculates/graduates and possess Diploma in Nursing Orderlies and have been performing their duties for the last three to seven years.
After the Havan, an appeal was issued to all people of the State, who are directly or indirectly connected with this Yatra, to ensure the safe and peaceful completition of the pilgrimage.
While inspecting various wards at emergency hospital Ramban, she issued instructions to the hospital management for displaying in all wards and sections the list of medicines that are available in the hospital stock.
www.dailyexcelsior.com /web1/05june21/state.htm   (6484 words)

 Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Higher Education Desegregation
The Act required states with racially segregated public higher education systems to provide a land-grant institution for fl students whenever a land-grant institution was established and restricted for white students.
Nineteen states were operating racially segregated higher education systems at the time Title VI was enacted.
In 1969-70, after intensive investigative work, OCR notified a number of the states that they were in violation of Title VI for having failed to dismantle their previously operated racial systems of higher education.
www.ed.gov /about/offices/list/ocr/docs/hq9511.html   (2379 words)

 History & Genealogy - Bibliographies - Core List of TN Books
A brief, lyrical history of Tennessee by the state historian, an accomplished historian and novelist.
A tour guide to the state, also featuring Tennessee's contributions to the arts and a narrative history of the state.
A discussion of slavery in TN from the last quarter of the l7th century to the granting of full citizenship and suffrage to all fls with the adoption of a new state constitution in 1870.
www.state.tn.us /tsla/history/bibliographies/corelist.htm   (3046 words)

 Interview With Julie Etchingham of Sky News
It's a time when the challenges are great because we do face a war on terrorism, we face challenges in trying to help extend the blessings of liberty in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, in Lebanon, in the Palestinian territories.
You would never have guessed that 1947 and 1948 were going to produce the outcome that makes Berlin what it is in 2005.
This is a consequential time and if we do our work well, then some future generation will say that we laid the foundation for a more peaceful and democratic world.
www.state.gov /secretary/rm/2005/57678.htm   (1386 words)

 Langevin (RI02) - Press Release - Langevin Calls for Open Space, Beach Access at Rocky Point
Langevin is also calling on the White House to provide additional funding to the state to purchase the estimated $8 million, 124-acre oceanfront parcel.
I am working with local organizations and civic leaders to establish as a public park the land known as Rocky Point, a site with great scenic, cultural and historical significance to the state.
Congressman Langevin was joined by Warwick Mayor Scott Avedesian, State Senator William Walaska, Councilman Carlo Pisaturo, Mark Garisson, a representative from the community organization Citizens for A Public Rocky Point and a number of members from Save the Bay.
www.house.gov /apps/list/press/ri02_langevin/061801rockypoint.html   (967 words)

 Iowa State University College of Business - Scholarships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In spite of the financial challenges associated with a lower income family, they encouraged their children to pursue a college education and unselfishly made the difficult financial sacrifices that were required.
Without the scholarships that were offered by Iowa State it would have been very difficult for the Ecklund children to meed the financial requirements of a college education.
Their years at Iowa State provided an excellent education and the life skills in other areas including communications, leadership, planning, and organization made possible by Iowa State's excellent opportunities in extra-curricular activities.
www.bus.iastate.edu /Scholarships/list.asp   (4066 words)

 PISTONS: Detroit Pistons History
In 1947 and 1948 the Pistons put together strong regular-season records before falling in the early rounds of the playoffs.
By the end of their careers their numbers were almost identical-Lanier was the all-time Pistons scoring-average leader with 22.7 points per game, and Bing was one tick behind with 22.6.
After the season, he represented the United States in the Atlanta Olympics as a member of the Dream Team, adding a gold medal to his list of accomplishments.
www.nba.com /pistons/history/team_history.html?nav=ArticleList   (13040 words)

 Indian Education Information
The state standards were adopted by the State Board of Education.
PHOENIX (Thursday, April 20, 2006) -- State schools superintendent Tom Horne today announced the U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Arizona Department of Education, in partnership with the White Mountain Apache Tribe and the San Carlos Apache Tribe, a $1.8 million grant for the Arizona Native American Dropout Prevention Initiative.
It’s very important that the people of these communities work with their tribal leaders and the local educators to spread the word to all students that they need to be in class in order to obtain the knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in life and to help their communities grow stronger.”
ade.state.az.us /asd/indianed   (909 words)

 Exile Leaders
She was Dutch Head of State 1890-1948 and lived (1880-1962).
In 1944-48 Vice-President of the National Assembly, 1956 Minister of State and Minister of Social Affairs, 1956 Chief of Social Democratic Party and Leader-in-exile of the Party, in witch she had been a leading figure before World War II.
She was widow of The Shah, she was Acting Head of the Imperial Family, and acted as regent for son who became shah on his 20th birthday 31/10-80.
www.guide2womenleaders.com /exile_leaders.htm   (314 words)

 Cleric legislators balance political, religious roles
The goal of attaining universal health care in the United States has been elusive, in part, Scheppach says, because the pendulum of national leadership continues to swing back and forth between states and the federal government.
Stateline.org has compiled an extensive list of state issue and state political blogs to make it convenient for you to follow different aspects of state government.
If a blog you find interesting and informative is not on our list, tell us about it by sending an email to editor@stateline.org.
www.stateline.org /live/?contentId=15403   (711 words)

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