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  • 1 February 1922 in the United Kingdom — See also: January 1922 in the United Kingdom, March 1922 in the United Kingdom, and the Timeline of British history. Outrages in IrelandOn 8 February a series of extraordinary raids was carried out on the border of Northern Ireland by members of… …

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  • 2 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 3 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 4 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 5 Stockholm International Peace Research Institute — (SIPRI) is an organization that conducts scientific research into questions of conflict and cooperation of importance for international peace and security, in order to contribute to an understanding of the conditions for peaceful solutions to… …

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  • 6 Brazilian Armed Forces — Forças Armadas Brasileiras Parade of cadets of Academia Militar das Agulhas Negras in ceremony of the Marlins to new graduates. Service branches …

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  • 7 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 8 John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher — The Lord Fisher of Kilverstone Born 25 January 1841 Ceylon Died …

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  • 9 HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …

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  • 10 Stanley Baldwin — Infobox Prime Minister honorific prefix = The Right Honourable name = Stanley Baldwin honorific suffix = KG, PC imagesize = 225px order=Prime Minister of the United Kingdom term start =7 June 1935 term end =28 May 1937 monarch =George V Edward… …

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  • 11 Permanent war economy — The concept of permanent war economy originated in 1944 with an article by Ed Sard (alias Frank Demby, Walter S. Oakes and T.N. Vance; he was a Trotskyist from the 1930s) who predicted a post war arms race. He argued at the time that the USA… …

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  • 12 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 13 economic planning — Use of government to make economic decisions with respect to the use of resources. In communist countries with a state planning apparatus, detailed and rigid planning results in a command economy; land, capital, and the means of production are… …

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  • 14 League of Nations — (English) Société des Nations (French) Sociedad de Naciones (Spanish) International organization …

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  • 15 ASAT program of the People's Republic of China — The People s Republic of China s Anti Satellite (ASAT) Program has been under development since 1964.[1] The ASAT program has since been moved from Program 640 to Program 863, the General Armaments Department and the State Administration for… …

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  • 16 John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn — For other people named John Morley, see John Morley (disambiguation). The Right Honourable The Viscount Morley of Blackburn OM, PC Lord Morley of Blackburn …

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  • 17 Military budget of the People's Republic of China — The military budget of the People s Republic of China in US$ billions. The military budget of the People s Republic of China (PRC) is the portion of the overall budget of China that is allocated for the funding of the military of the People s… …

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  • 18 People's Liberation Army —   中国人民解放军   Emblem of the People s Liberation Army Founded August 1, 1927 Service branches …

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  • 19 Military budget of the United States — Part of a series of articles on Unit …

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  • 20 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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