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 Asia Times - News and analysis from Korea; North and South
US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has acknowledged that he will be having similar talks with South Korean Defense Minister Cho Young-kil at an annual Asia-Pacific security meeting, called the Shangri-La Dialogue, scheduled to begin Friday, in Singapore.
South and North Korea are still technically in a state of war, but tangible US investments in the nation's defense allowed South Korea to direct resources into the creation of large, state-financed business empires and fund the development of political, social and economic infrastructures necessary for Korea to develop at an unprecedented pace.
South Korea's strong, visceral reaction to the notion of working with its "ally" in areas beyond the Korean peninsula underscores the divergent beliefs and incompatible visions these two allies hold.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Korea/FF04Dg04.html   (1536 words)

 Asia Times - News and analysis from Korea; North and South
The US deploys about 37,000 active-duty military personnel, and about the same number of civilian contractors, support staff and dependents, all of them covered by an agreement between the US and South Korea known as the the Status of Forces Agreement, or SOFA.
South Korea's new policies of relative assertiveness and distancing itself from the United States are increasingly at odds with Washington's strategies.
Recently announced US base closures and the southward movement of some troops is an important first step, but in an effort to promote national development and encourage the "equal" relationship the South Korean government and people have been loudly demanding, it's time for the US Forces in Korea to go.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Korea/FA28Dg02.html   (2269 words)

 Southern United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The South has also been prominently involved in numerous issues faced by the United States as a whole, including slavery, the American Civil War, and Presidential politics (with the majority of the recent Presidents of the United States having come from the region).
However, the explosion of cotton cultivation [3] made this so-called "peculiar institution" of slavery an integral part of the South's early 19th century economy.
Overall, the Confederates had 95,000 killed in action and 165,000 who died of other causes, for a total of 260,000 total Confederate dead and/or missing[4], out of a total Southern population at the time of around 9 million (of which 3.5 million were slaves).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._Southern_States   (4952 words)

 North Korea cancels talks over US-South Korea exercise - Mar. 23, 2004
US authorities also maintained low-key publicity on the exercise due to a strong backlash from Pyongyang, which has reacted nervously to any joint US-South Korea drills amid the impasse over its nuclear weapons programs.
US authorities say the exercise is purely defensive and designed to improve the ability of allied forces to defend South Korea against external aggression.
The exercise comes as South Korea and the United States are locked in talks on the relocation of some 37,000 US troops stationed here under a mutual defense pact.
www.inq7.net /wnw/2004/mar/23/wnw_7-1.htm   (547 words)

 People's Daily Online -- Yearender: A reshaping US-South Korean alliance
US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld also said the new goal of US military is to deploy soldiers "to a distant theater in 10 days, defeat an enemy within 30 days and be ready to fight again within another 30."
South Korea is one of the most affected country by the plan.
However, 46.3 percent of the respondents think it is the US which is the biggest barrier to reunification of the peninsula.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /200412/20/eng20041220_167977.html   (1173 words)

 US-83: South Dakota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bordering the town to the south is the long La Framboise Isle Nature Area, a perfect place to while away time, recuperating from the drive along the beautiful bay.
Spreading across the plains south of Pierre along both sides of US-83, the 116,000 acres of the Fort Pierre National Grasslands are home to deer, pronghorn, jillions of waterfowl, and one of the most pervasive stretches of prairie dog towns in the region.
Nothing much south of I-90 and Murdo until you come across a picturesque dale while crossing the White River, sheltering the first grove of trees in too long a time.
www.roadtripusa.com /us_83/south_dakota.html   (2242 words)

 US, South Korean troops launch massive joint exercises
US and South Korean troops launched massive joint military exercises Monday as part of annual war games designed to deter Stalinist North Korea, officials said.
US authorities also maintained low-key publicity on the exercise due to a strong backlash from North Korea, which has reacted nervously to any US-South Korea joint drills amid the impasse over its nuclear weapons programs.
US troops are seen as deterring North Korea's 1.1 million strong army, and their departure would make Seoul, which is just 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the border with North Korea, more vulnerable to artillery attacks.
www.spacewar.com /2004/040322035759.alpnj5rc.html   (398 words)

 US probing South African connection -DAWN - International; 13 February, 2004
South African police said on Thursday Washington had asked for their help in investigating possible associates of Asher Karni, a former Israeli army official accused by the US government of conspiring to export 200 US-made nuclear weapons detonators to Pakistan via South Africa.
US federal agents arrested Asher Karni, 50, who has lived in South Africa for the last 18 years, when he arrived at Denver International Airport on Jan 1.
Agents from the FBI and the US Customs Service have since reinforced their offices in South Africa as they investigate a possible wider criminal web.
www.dawn.com /2004/02/13/int12.htm   (499 words)

 US South Communications, Inc.
In the world of communications technology, U.S. South is the leading solution provider for your business needs.
U.S. South continues to advance and shape the future of tomorrow's communications technology.
U.S. South is committed to providing the highest quality of communication services in the industry and supports them with the highest degree of customer service.
www.us-south.net   (116 words)

 US and South Africa Sign Missile Non-Proliferation Agreement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
US DEPARTMENT OF STATE DISPATCH PUBLISHED BY THE BUREAU OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS VOLUME 5, NUMBER 42, OCTOBER 17, 1994 U.S. and South Africa Sign Missile Non-Proliferation Agreement Statement by Department Spokesman Michael McCurry, Washington, DC, October 4, 1994.
The agreement includes provision for South Africa to temporarily import space-launch vehicles for satellite launches, when it is agreed that such activities will not contribute to missile proliferation.
Signature of these two documents is an important step in the shared commitment of the U.S. and South Africa to halt the spread of weapons of mass destruction and the means to deliver them.
www.fas.org /nuke/control/mtcr/text/941017-390278.htm   (203 words)

 The South Carolina - The United States Mint
The South Carolina quarter's reverse is an outline of the state complimented by an intriguing group of state symbols.
The South Carolina quarter, the eighth coin released under the 50 State Quarters Program™ shows key state symbols- a Palmetto Tree, the Carolina Wren and the Yellow Jessamine.
An outline of South Carolina, the nickname "The Palmetto State" and a star indicating the capital, Columbia, form the quarter’s background.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=SC   (247 words)

 End of U.S. Highway 1
US 1 has been around since the beginning in 1926, and its north end has always been in Fort Kent ME; you can view photos from there on this page.
At 2,377 miles, US 1 is the longest north-south US route.
By 1938 the south end of US 1 was extended to its current terminus in Key West FL; you can view photos from there on this page.
www.geocities.com /usend0009/End001/end001.htm   (173 words)

 US South Asia policy to continue: Rice -DAWN - Top Stories; 19 January, 2005
Although her opening remarks focused on more contentious issues, such as the war in Iraq, the Palestinian question and the fight against Al Qaeda, US efforts to improve relations between India and Pakistan also were included.
The United States, she said, was cooperating with India across a range of economic and security issues and "this cooperation continues even as we embrace Pakistan as a vital ally in the war on terror".
Among these achievements, she said, was Pakistan's decision to join the US camp against terror.
www.dawn.com /2005/01/19/top12.htm   (398 words)

 US, South Korea to Discuss North Korea Nuclear Issue
South Korea's Foreign Minister Ban Ki Moon is in Washington for discussions with U.S. officials on North Korea's nuclear program.
But he said South Korea is closely monitoring the situation and he urged all countries not to take actions that could aggravate the ongoing talks.
I know there's been a lot of focus, especially in the U.S. press, about the issue of so-called peaceful use, that is, the idea that North Korea should retain the right to having, to developing nuclear energy," said Mr.
www.voanews.com /english/2005-08-21-voa30.cfm   (636 words)

 South Carolina Death Certificates
You are entitled to a certified copy of a death certificate if you are a member of the decedent's family or if you are their legal representative.
Deaths for 1915-1952 are available for public reviewing at the South Carolina State Archives.
South Carolina Adoption Registry - for help with locating adoptees and birth families from South Carolina.
www.death-certificates.us /south-carolina.htm   (277 words)

 US, South Korea to negotiate troop withdrawal in June - May 29, 2004
Negotiators from the two countries are to meet in Seoul in June for a fresh round of talks on South Korea-US alliance, Oh Jeong-Hee of the defense ministry spokesman's office, said.
The Pentagon confirmed last week it will redeploy around 3,600 US troops from South Korea for up to a year's combat duty in Iraq, the first American troop cut on the Korean peninsula since the early 1990s.
The US troop relocation sparked concern in Seoul that it was the signal for deeper cuts, which would harm South Korea's security at a time of a lingering standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons.
www.inq7.net /wnw/2004/may/29/wnw_8-1.htm   (439 words)

 South African, US soldiers to stage humanitarian exercise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South African, US soldiers to stage humanitarian exercise
US and South African soldiers will take part in a medical exercise beginning at the weekend to practise an emergency plan for a humanitarian crisis, the US embassy said in a statement Thursday.
The 16-day drill, dubbed Exercise Medflag, will take place in South Africa's northern Limpopo province and will involve more than 500 soldiers from South Africa and the US defence force's European Command, which is based in Germany and is responsible for the European and African regions.
www.spacewar.com /2004/040701155516.drn9pqda.html   (121 words)

 Highway US 160 in Kansas
Join US 83 and turn South - the pile of cattle feed on the northwest side of the intersection is the tallest hill for many miles.
Highway K-49 leads south to Caldwell with all of its rich history.
There is a nice red stone historical marker describing it a mile South of US 160, just over the ATandSF tracks.
skyways.lib.ks.us /kansas/towns/us160.html   (425 words)

 South Dakota Death Certificates
It is standard for each county to have the records of deaths that occurred in their county while the Department of Health has the original records of all events that occurred in the State after 1905.
South Dakota Census Records - a search utility for locating South Dakota census records.
South Dakota Adoption Registry - for help with locating adoptees and birth families from South Dakota.
www.death-certificates.us /south-dakota.htm   (288 words)

 South Africa - British Colonialism
Thereafter, the British sought to create a fixed frontier by settling 5,000 British-assisted immigrants on smallholder farms created out of land seized from the Xhosa south of the Great Fish River and by clearing all lands between the Great Fish River and the Keiskama River of all forms of African settlement.
This decision threatened the basis of the Cape's labor supply, for farmers in the eastern areas as well as in the west.
British missionaries, who were active in South Africa for the first time in the 1810s and who had a sympathetic audience in Britain, condemned the cruel labor practices often adopted by Trekboers against their slave and Khoikhoi workers and decried the discriminatory provisions of the Hottentot Code.
countrystudies.us /south-africa/11.htm   (778 words)

 In U.S. South, Textile Mills Gone but Not Forgotten   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For more than a century after the U.S. Civil War ended in 1865, the working day began across the South with the shriek of whistles at textile mills.
It was a compact lifestyle so nearly identical throughout the South that, if you asked mill hands in the rolling hills of northern Georgia or the coastal plain of North Carolina where they lived, they'd probably say, with a mixture of pride and self-effacement, "I live on the mill hill."
Many of these U.S. mills have closed down as these workers' counterparts in China, India, and Mexico are now filling the jobs.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2004/10/1019_041019_textile_mills.html   (712 words)

 - US, South Korea reach agreement on wireless standard - Internet Business News
The U.S. and South Korean governments have reached an agreement that will allow U.S. wireless vendors to market their products in South Korea and use a Korean Web downloading standard.
The agreement between the U.S. and South Korea follows an agreement the USTR office negotiated with China over a wireless encryption standard the country was set to mandate in June.
The U.S. government negotiated "a number of key trade successes" this week, Zoellick noted.
www.thestandard.com /article.php?story=20040423215841970   (309 words)

 South America Travel Information, Contact Us
We look forward to helping you plan an adventure in South America that will fulfill your dreams and surpass your expectations.
When you contact us you will be communicating directly with the owners or one of our highly trained travel planning assistants.
Tell us your dream trip and we'll help you make it a reality.
www.untamedpath.com /Contact_Us/contact_us.html   (190 words)

 South Carolina State Archives and Libraries
South Carolina Genealogy Queries - free public exchange where you can find other genealogists researching the same family lines as yours.
South Carolina Cemeteries - Look up burial records of veterans and families interred at national cemeteries across the country.
South Carolina Public Records - Access to South Carolina births, marriages, deaths and divorces.
statearchives.us /south-carolina.htm   (194 words)

 Discontent with the U.S. south of the border (Human Rights Watch, 9-1-2004)
Discontent with the U.S. south of the border
For decades the United States has condemned the Cuban government's human rights practices, which are indeed among the worst in the region.
Yet, at the same time, and on the same island, the U.S. government is now holding hundreds of detainees from the "war on terror," denying them basic legal protections provided by international law.
hrw.org /english/docs/2004/01/09/americ6920.htm   (705 words)

 South Middle School - APS
At South Middle School our mission is to create 'a community of learners working together in a safe and challenging learning environment that encourages dignity, enthusiasm, and involvement, independence and responsibility through high expectations and cooperation resulting in life-long learning and personal growth'.
At South Middle School students are placed on academic teams and have ninety minutes of Math and Language Arts instruction on a daily basis.
I am proud to have the opportunity to serve as principal at South Middle School and look forward to meeting you as your child embarks on this journey.
www.aps.k12.co.us /south   (172 words)

 US 51 south segment - McFarland to Stoughton short-term improvements
US 51 south segment - McFarland to Stoughton short-term improvements
Some of the issues identified in the needs assessment can be addressed with short-term improvements.
The city of Stoughton will be painting crosswalks and turn arrows.
www.dot.state.wi.us /projects/d1/us51study/improve.htm   (194 words)

 ABC News: Rice, UK's Straw to do diplomatic duet in US South   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rice announced next week's trip as she flew into London on Saturday for heavyweight talks with Straw on bolstering international support for their hard line against Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Jim Wilkinson, her image guru, outlined a program of U.S. events, including the two taking center-stage for the opening coin toss at an American football game, indicating the unusual tour was more photo opportunity than foreign policy.
Their time together in Alabama, the place Rice grew up in the racially divided South, will include serious speeches on civil rights and minorities, Wilkinson said, noting Straw's parliamentary constituency had a large Muslim population.
abcnews.go.com /US/wireStory?id=1216869   (284 words)

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