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Authors: David C. Gompert, Richard L. Kugler
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: common, interests, defense, allies, team, rebuilding
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In the post-Cold War era, it still makes military sense for the U.S. to have allies, such as NATO, by its side. Benefits include greater equity, stronger political support, better strategy, less risk, and freeing up of resources.......
Author: Andrew Rathmell
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: information, infrastructures, europe, protect, partnerships, building
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Devising policies to protect Europe's information infrastructures will require new modes of partnership across commercial sectors and across national borders. Ways need to be found of engaging all actors and encouraging them to work together to secure information infrastructures through enlightened self-interest. A particularly pressing requirement is to promote information sharing, especially to ......
ISBN: 0309162637, 9780309162630
Authors: Committee On Private-public Sector Collaboration To Enhance Community Disaster Resilience, Geographical Science Committee, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: public, collaboration, private, resilience, community, disaster, building
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Natural disasters--including hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods--caused over 220,000 deaths worldwide in the first half of 2010 and wreaked havoc on homes, buildings, and the environment. To withstand and recover from natural and human-caused disasters, it is essential that citizens and communities work together to anticipate threats, limit their effects, and rapidly restore f......
Author: Alan J. Vick
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: war, peace, confidence, building
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Confidence- and security-building measures (CBMs) are both unilateral and cooperative measures that might inhibit unintended escalation or improve the prospects that escalation, once begun, can be controlled or reversed in ways that minimize the risks of unwanted nuclear confrontation while protecting other vital national interests. This Note considers what effect CBMs might have on the achievemen......
ISBN: 0833037358, 9780833037350
Authors: Rosalind Lewis, Michael Kennedy, Elham Ghashghai,
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: system, initial, satellite, navigation, multinational, global, building
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100The European Union plans to have its positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) system, Galileo, in initial operation in 2008. As envisioned, Galileo will function and perform similarly to the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS), the preeminent PNT system now in existence. Policy leaders and technical experts have been attempting to find cooperative way......
ISBN: 0833045520, 9780833045522
Authors: Jennifer D. P. Moroney, Joe Hogler
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: mass, destruction, weapons, combat, partner, capacity, building
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Limited resources, access, and incomplete knowledge of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) threats create a need for working with appropriate partner countries around the world to address these challenging threats. This RAND National Defense Research Institute monograph outlines and then applies a four-step process for developing regional approaches to building partner capacity (BPC) to combat WMD. ......
ISBN: 1437982913, 9781437982916
Author: George Scott
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Keywords: schools, charter, needs, additional, transparency, buildings, awarding, columbia, criteria, district, school
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Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 44Almost 40% of all public school students in the District of Columbia (D.C.) were enrolled in charter schools in the 2010-11 school year. The D.C. School Reform Act established the Public Charter School Board (PCSB) for the purpose of authorizing and overseeing charter schools. This report addresses the following: (1) the mechanism......
ISBN: 926404485X, 9789264044852
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: local, making, work, strategies, evidence, base, building, employment, economic, development, leed
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This book shows how to create and put into place successful evidence-based strategies that will increase economic impacts and enhance the programme-management process. Each important step in the process of designing an effective evidence-based strategy is explained and examined, with a particular focus on the work that should be done in advance of implementation, before resources are spent. Inform......
ISBN: 0309210615, 9780309210614
Authors: Committee On Lesbian, Bisexual,, Transgender Health Issues, Research Gaps, Opportunities; Board On The Health Of Select Populations; Institute Of Medicine
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: building, foundation, understanding, people, transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, health
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At a time when lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals--often referred to under the umbrella acronym LGBT--are becoming more visible in society and more socially acknowledged, clinicians and researchers are faced with incomplete information about their health status. While LGBT populations often are combined as a single entity for research and advocacy purposes, each is a distinct popu......
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