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  Military - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Military strength is a term that describes a quantification or reference to a nation's standing military forces or the capacity for fulfillment of that military's role.
Military Force is a term that might refer to a particular unit, a regiment or gunboat deployed in a particular locale, or as an aggregate of such forces (e.g.
Military history is often considered to be the history of all conflicts, not just the history of proper militaries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military   (1009 words)

 Military dictatorship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A military dictatorship is a form of government wherein the political power resides with the military; it is similar but not identical to a stratocracy, a state ruled directly by the military.
In the past, military juntas have justified their rule as a way of bringing political stability for the nation or rescuing it from the threat of "dangerous ideologies".
One of the almost universal characteristics of a military government is the institution of martial law or a permanent state of emergency.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_dictatorship   (704 words)

 Military Rule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The members of the existing state governments in the South, made up of the leaders of the Confederacy, were removed, and the states were placed under the military rule of the U.S. Army.
As a result, the state governments were controlled by scalawags and carpetbaggers and the military rulers of the Radical Republican Congress.
Military rule in the South lasted for 10 years, until 1877, when Rutherford B. Hayes agreed to return the states to home rule in exchange for Southern support in his bid for the presidency.
civilwar.bluegrass.net /AftermathAndReconstruction/militaryrule.html   (351 words)

 Nigeria - MILITARY INTERVENTION AND MILITARY RULE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Even in those countries where the military has become almost a permanent feature of politics, military rule is still considered an aberration and symptomatic of a malfunctioning political system.
In Nigeria, which typifies the scenario just presented, military rule was usually seen as a "rescue" operation necessary to save the country from civilian ineptitude.
Military rule was not expected to last long; once the rescue operation was complete, the military should return to the barracks where they belonged and leave the governing to civilian politicians.
www.country-data.com /cgi-bin/query/r-9431.html   (323 words)

 Wastes: Military Munitions Final Rule
This rule postpones final action on the statutory status of used or fired munitions at closed or transferred ranges, and the regulatory status of used or fired munitions that are recovered and then treated on-range at a closed or transferred range.
Secondly, the rule clarifies that persons responding to time-critical munitions and explosives emergencies are not subject to RCRA Generator, Transporter, and Permitting Requirements.
Lastly, the rule exempts all generators and transporters, not just the military, from the RCRA manifest for transportation of hazardous waste on public or private right-of-ways on or along the border of contiguous properties under the control of the same person, regardless of whether the contiguous properties are divided by right-of-ways.
www.epa.gov /epaoswer/hazwaste/military   (651 words)

 Bolivia - MILITARY RULE, 1964-82
Barrientos insisted that his assumption of power was not a counterrevolutionary move and promised to restore the revolution to its "true path," from which the MNR had deviated during its twelve-year rule.
Military troops again occupied the mines, and in 1967 they massacred miners and their families at the Catavi-Siglo XX mines.
The military also resented the key role of United States officers in the capture and killing of Ernesto "Che" Guevara in 1967 in Bolivia, where he had tried to start a guerrilla movement.
countrystudies.us /bolivia/21.htm   (635 words)

 Military rule - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Military rule may mean several things in modern terms:
The Rules Of War: The Geneva Conventions In The Age Of Terror
The Politics of Military Rule in Brazil, 1964-1985
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /military_rule.htm   (303 words)

 Military rule - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Military occupation (or Belligerent occupation), when a country or area is conquered after invasion
Military law, the legal system applying to members of the armed forces
Military dictatorship, a form of government where political power resides with the military
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_rule   (172 words)

 washingtonpost.com: U.S. Mulls Military Rule After Hussein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
U.S. military commanders would be responsible for establishing stability and overseeing the beginnings of a democratic transformation of the country, yielding to Iraqis only when an electoral system had been installed and the search for weapons of mass destruction was well underway, the officials said.
Top officers in the military, which would be responsible for administering a battered, fractious country of 21 million inhabitants, have warned that Pentagon preparations for the aftermath have been insufficient.
The military authorities would be responsible for establishing order and preventing the country from breaking apart, a possibility that deeply worries Iraq's neighbors.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A10717-2002Oct11?language=printer   (549 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Military Munitions Rule: Hazardous Waste Identification and Management; Explosives Emergencies; ...
This rule also exempts all generators and transporters of hazardous waste, not just the military, from the RCRA manifest for the transportation of hazardous waste on public or private right-of-ways on or along the border of contiguous properties, under the control of the same person, regardless of whether the contiguous properties are divided by right-of-ways.
A phrase has also been added to the end of the definition of ``military munitions'' to clarify that upon completion of the sanitization of non-nuclear components (or component subparts) of nuclear weapons or devices, the remaining materials are considered ``military munitions'' that, thereafter, are covered by subpart M of Part 266 of today's rule.
Also, the rule clarifies that this range clearance provision does not apply to the management of UXO or munitions that were buried on a range when the [[Page 6632]] burial was not a result of product use, nor to the burial (i.e., landfill) of recovered UXO or debris/fragments on a range.
www.epa.gov /docs/fedrgstr/EPA-WASTE/1997/February/Day-12/f3218.htm   (16916 words)

 Damage Control: Recovering From and Mobilizing Against Future Military Rule in Nigeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This enduring legacy of Nigerian military rule has established a state-society relationship based solely on revenue extraction, therefore, lower class Nigerians, the majority of the population, exhibit an ambivalent relationship with the federal government since their primary interaction with federal institutions involves the payment of taxes (Agbese 88).
By reversing the past military regime’s policies that allowed the federal government to reap a large majority of tax and mineral revenues from the states, the current civilian government would reinforce the legitimacy and ability of the state governments to better function and meet the demand of their own populations.
The greatest legacy of military rule in Nigeria, and possibly the source of weakness in the new civilian government, is the general population’s and political elite’s indifferent attitude towards the political process.
students.washington.edu /dustind/essay/nigeria.htm   (2851 words)

 Military Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Military Surplus - Major Surplus and Survival - Surplus and survival store sells new and used military-surplus items like canteens, knives, crossbows, cookware, jackets, duffel bags, gas masks, and binoculars.
In American English, "military" as an adjective is more widely used for regulations pertaining to and between all the armed forces like miltary procurement, military transport, military justice, military strength and military force.
Military Force is a term that might refer to a particular unit, a regiment or gunboat deployed in a particular locale, or as an aggragate of such forces (e.g.
search.localcolorart.com /search/encyclopedia/Military   (1134 words)

 Military Rule Islamism and Democracy in Pakistan
The complexity of the interactions between the three actors during the decade of civilian rule (1988-99) precluded the institutionalization of democracy and facilitated the return of the military to power in 1999.
Pakistan's military, which was unhappy with both Hikmatyar and the Jama'at, now turned to this new militancy to prop up its position in Pakistan's politics and Afghanistan's civil war.'5 The empowerment of the Taliban meant giving free reign to those forces in Pakistan that shared its ideology, and provided it with recruits and resources.
It is through the military's assault on the political process, and as an intended or unintended consequence of the struggle for power between the military and democratic forces, that Islamisrn has gained ground.
www.arches.uga.edu /~sga/readings/pak_mil_islamism_demo.htm   (5613 words)

 Middle East Institute: Policy Brief
Rather, Nasr explained that the coup was a way for the military to prevent the consolidation of political power in the democratic arena, and ushered in an era of marked political instability.
When he died at the height of his power, Pakistan was plagued by a ten-year “crisis of governability” in which leaders were unable to cobble together a coherent, consistent answer to the question of Islam’s relationship to the state.
In this context, then, the 1999 military coup that brought Musharraf to power was a way for the military to prevent the consolidation of power in the democratic arena.
www.mideasti.org /articles/doc201.html   (741 words)

 Thailand - MILITARY RULE AND A LIMITED DEMOCRACY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With the support of the king and the military membership of NARC, a new government was formed under the prime ministership of Thanin Kraivichien, a former Supreme Court justice who had a reputation for honesty and integrity.
As a result of his harsh rule and a growing feeling within the political elite that university students, themselves members of the privileged classes, had been poorly treated, Thanin was replaced in October 1977 by General Kriangsak Chomanand.
The military controlled appointment to the Senate, and it could block House of Representatives initiatives in important areas such as national security, the economy, the budget, and votes of no confidence.
www.countrystudies.us /thailand/32.htm   (476 words)

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But under Ne Win’s rule, the authority of the court of justice was brought under the dictate of the military authority, depriving the people of their right to justice and fair trial.
Ne Win took up the power through military means and declared the decision taken in the Taungyi conference as an “attempt to disintegrate Burma”, and he always shouted for “non-disintegration of Burma” to gag the voice for autonomy of the different ethnic states.
His rule continued for more than a quarter of a century, until a nationwide spasm of mass democracy demonstrations in 1988 led to its collapse.
www.burmanet.org /bnn_archives/2002/20021206.txt   (20913 words)

 US Plans Military Rule and Occupation of Iraq
The US has plans to establish an American-led military administration in Iraq, similar to the postwar occupation of Germany and Japan, which could last for several years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, it emerged yesterday.
Mr Chalabi denied that such a large-scale prolonged US military presence would destabilize the region, but an Arab diplomat in Washington said it could have an "explosive" impact in the Middle East, where the US military presence has already proven a rallying cry for militants including Osama bin Laden.
A military thinktank called the Role of American Military Power, has estimated that 75,000 troops would be necessary to stabilize Iraq after any war.
www.commondreams.org /headlines02/1012-05.htm   (874 words)

 The Military Munitions Rule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Military organizations, contractors and federal agencies that produce or use military munitions will soon be subject to a new Environmental Protection Agency regulation published recently in the Federal Register.
Although the rule is effective on Aug. 12, 1997, states will likely not have modified their programs to adopt all or part of the rule by that date.
The rule addresses the fundamental question of when unused military munitions become a waste and thereby subject to the requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), a federal law that governs the management, disposal and cleanup of solid and hazardous waste.
www.afmc.wpafb.af.mil /Hazmat/info/sources/bombs.htm   (421 words)

 Military rule (from Korea, history of) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Civil officials constituted the core of the ruling class, with the military generally subjected to discrimination.
Military officials were not eligible for the second grade or above in the official hierarchy and were excluded from the Supreme Council of State.
More results on "Military rule (from Korea, history of)" when you join.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-35009   (889 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Britain faced military rule after Russian N-strike
Britain would have been placed under the control of local military commanders with powers to take "whatever steps, however drastic" were necessary in the aftermath of a Soviet nuclear attack during the cold war according to newly-released official war plans.
He said that the initial phase of attack would be followed by a critical period during which the surviving population would be struggling "against disease, starvation and the unimaginable pyschological effects of nuclear bombardment".
Emergency plans were drawn up to allow the military authorities to take over from regional or local authorities and to dispense justice through special military war zone courts.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,3604,690807,00.html   (734 words)

 Indonesia Alert: Aceh’s Dual Disasters: The Tsunami and Military Rule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mutilated corpses were left by roadsides in the 1990s as a form of what the military called “shock therapy.” The civilians at whom this ‘therapeutic’ practice was directed did not respond like good patients and retreat into a collective catatonic state.
It was the military’s manner of suppressing the rebels that fueled the revolt.
The military’s repression of all forms of political dissent in Aceh has made it nearly impossible for any resistance to be waged except armed resistance.
www.indonesiaalert.org /article.php?id=89   (2837 words)

Four Years of Military Rule- The Siege Within: On October 12, 1999 the duly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif was overthrown by a military coup by the politically notorious Pakistan Army General Pervez Musharraf, Chief of Army Staff became the military ruler of Pakistan.
Pakistan’s Military Ruler’s Indispensibility to the United States: General Musharraf is not indispensable for the furtherance of United States interests in the region.
In relation to Pakistan, it is time for the United States to forsake geo-political and geo-strategic considerations leading to co-option and tolerance of military regimes at the cost of its most cherished ideals of democracy and human rights.
www.saag.org /papers9/paper807.html   (1336 words)

 Let military history rule at Fort Wayne
In response to the Nov. 24 article regarding historic Fort Wayne ("History isn't finished with city landmark; Renewal sought at Civil War-era fort"): When Fort Wayne was given to the City of Detroit by the military, it stipulated that it was to be used as a military museum.
They were going to restore the hospital as a visitor center and put in exhibit areas on military and civil medicine.
The residences along officers row facing the Detroit River were to house exhibits that would show Michigan and Detroit military history to the present.
www.freep.com /voices/letters/elets27_20011127.htm   (268 words)

 Military Lawyers, Legal Counsel - McCormack & Associates Attorneys at Law
The law firm of McCormack and Associates is a Virginia-based law firm that provides aggressive and highly experienced representation on military law and related legal matters at US military installations throughout the world.
With the experience of countless military jury trials behind them, our attorneys know how to best present your case and protect your interests.
Our military paralegal staff is highly experienced in military law and well equipped to handle the demands of our practice to fully serve our clients.
www.militarylawyers.org   (188 words)

 Military rule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When a country or area is conquered after invasion and placed under Belligerent occupation, also known as Military occupation as in:
When a country is governed by a military dictatorship as with a junta or "The Generals" or under a powerful Generalissimo
When specific laws are applied in a military context as in the US Uniform Code of Military Justice by the Judge Advocate General's Corps
en.mcfly.org /Military_rule   (166 words)

 President's rule imposed in Bihar
President A P J Abdul Kalam gave his assent to the imposition of President's rule in Bihar on Monday.
In my opinion, imposition of military rule is the best way to tackle the deteriorating law and order situation in Bihar and KPS Gill should...
It's good to implement the ptresident rule in Bihar..We all know the codition of Bihar very well...There is too much curruption so if we all...
www.rediff.com /election/2005/mar/07kalam.htm   (371 words)

 WMD Attack On US Will Likely Result In Military Rule
Franks, who successfully led the U.S. military operation to liberate Iraq, expressed his worries in an extensive interview he gave to the men's lifestyle magazine Cigar Aficionado.
In the magazine's December edition, the former commander of the military's Central Command warned that if terrorists succeeded in using a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) against the U.S. or one of our allies, it would likely have catastrophic consequences for our cherished republican form of government.
He is the first high-ranking official to openly speculate that the Constitution could be scrapped in favor of a military form of government.
www.rense.com /general44/atttk.htm   (984 words)

 Military Rule in Chicago
The large military force now in the city under the command of Lieutenant-general Sheridan, cooperating with the regular police organization, is now deemed sufficient to maintain good order and quietude for the future.
It gives me pleasure to bring to the notice of your Honor the cheerful spirit with which the population of this city have met their losses and suffering.
SIR,--I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your kind note of the date of yesterday, and in reply I beg leave to report a good condition of affairs in the city.
www.chicagohs.org /fire/rescue/military.html   (1588 words)

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