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2014-09-05 12:23:01

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Terrorism and its Effect on Humanity provides an educated, well researched primer on all aspects of terrorism - including its causes, recruitment tactics, methods use, and terrorists' agendas -- and concludes with a proscription on how to fight and end the costly war on terrorism. Further, it shows the sociological, psychological, physical, political, and economical toll of the war on terrorism on America --and its lasting impact upon humanity...

2014-09-04 12:30:16

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. is now promising "Quality Threads & Entertainment" to all country fans who visit their country clothing stores, including their new online store, CountryRebel.com. The clothing and entertainment brand recently opened for business and is now providing original country clothing that adds a spark of rebellion to its designs that country fans of this generation will surely adore. Furthermore, all true country...

2014-09-04 04:21:17

BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the shocking images of beheadings and mass executions by ISIS in Syria and Iraq, Azerbaijan has called for an urgent meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to deal with the threat posed by the rampant terror group. Azerbaijan presently holds the chairmanship of the Committee, a body it believes is well-placed to discuss the ISIS threat as a matter of urgency. Elkhan Suleymanov,...

2014-09-03 23:13:49

A new study published by The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Iron Dome system, which Israeli authorities have credited with saving lives during the recent conflict with Hamas. Catonsville, MD (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 A new study published by The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Iron Dome system, which Israeli authorities...

2014-09-03 23:12:48

Previously served as Military Advisor of the Greek Delegation’s NATO headquarters, Commander Parisis Kanoutos, GRC (N) has joined the list of high profile speakers to be present during QMARSEC 2014. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The QMARSEC Committee is proud to announce Commander Parisis Kanoutos GRC (N) as one of the high profile guest speakers for the upcoming Qatar Maritime Security Coastal and Border Surveillance Conference. Scheduled to be held on October 14th and 15th 2014. At...

2014-09-03 20:23:03

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Presenting their new online store for country fans who love modern country apparel is the clothing and entertainment brand, Country Rebel Clothing Co. A brand known for its easily distinguishable for its country-styled clothing that carries a lively and fun-fuelled attitude to them, the website is now selling redneck clothes for women. Besides offering a wide range of clothes perfect for country fans at great discount, the website is...

2014-09-03 20:22:17

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Opportunities for FRP Tank in North America 2014-2019 Market Size, Market Share, and Forecast Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2132255/Opportunities-for-FRP-Tank-in-North-America-2014-2019-Market-Size-Market-Share-and-Forecast-Analysis.html Background: North America FRP tank market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.8% during 2014-2019. The major drivers of North America FRP tank...

2014-09-03 08:27:35

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the many country fans who have been waiting for the chance to get their hands on popular rebel fashion apparel, Country Rebel Clothing Co. is now giving weekly discounts on their popular design shirts, now available through their online shop at CountryRebel.com. This popular new clothing and entertainment brand is also making headway not only for its original t-shirt options, but for its country music video blog as well. Fans now...

2014-09-03 08:22:29

Prime Minister Netanyahu's former National Security Advisor, Maj. Gen. Amidror (ret.) joins JINSA's policy division WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JINSA is proud to announce the addition of Israel's former National Security Advisor Major General Yaacov Amidror (ret.) as a Senior Advisor to the Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy. At his new position with JINSA, Maj. Gen. Amidror will provide expert policy guidance and share his extensive knowledge with...

2014-09-03 04:20:16

OAKDALE, Wales, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics UK has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver 589 SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms to the British Army to provide essential capability to the Armoured Cavalry within Army 2020. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 The platforms, consisting of six variants, will be delivered to the British Army between 2017 and 2024, alongside the provision of initial in-service...


Latest War Conflict Reference Libraries

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.