Its importance rests on its strategic position.
Its importance to France is, nevertheless, chiefly strategic and political.
He was a patient organizer of victory rather than a strategic genius.
"It was a high-risk, strategic choice, like kidnapping my lifemate from the Qatwali," he replied, wrapping his arms securely around her.
His own strategic plan, which obviously could not now be carried out, was forgotten.
It was a plundering expedition on a large scale, and like most of Edward's campaigns showed some want 'of strategic purpose.
Whether or no the strength of this bulwark of North-Western Afghanistan should ever be practically tested, the general result of the most recent in vestigations into the value of Herat as a strategic centre has been largely to modify the once widely-accepted view that the key to India lies within it.
In the Maori wars they showed much strategic skill, and their knowledge of fortification was very remarkable.
In 1861 the strategic importance of Taranto was recognized by the Italian government, and in 1864 a Naval Commission designated it as third maritime arsenal after Spezia and Venice.
The strategic importance of Albany was fully recognized during the War of Independence, and it was against Albany that Burgoyne's expedition was directed.
A few close calls made it more of a challenge, as Claire bounced back to avoid Jenn's strategic strikes.
He was both a strategic thinker and capable of detailed execution.
The Delian confederacy lay completely under Athenian control, and the points of strategic importance were largely held by cleruchies (q.v.; see also Pericles) and garrisons.
A fifth group, displaying the profundity of their strategic perceptions, discussed the direction the troops would now have to take.
Its strategic importance was early recognized by the Romans, and about 13 B.C. Drusus, the son-in-law of Augustus, erected a fortified camp here, to which the castellum Mattiacorum (the modern Castel) on the opposite bank was afterwards added, the two being connected with a bridge at the opening of the Christian era.
The place thus became of considerable strategic and commercial importance, and the comparatively mild climate (considering its northerly situation) led to the erection of villas which Martial (Epigr.
Given his experience and lauding as one of the most capable strategic battle planners in the Five Galaxies-- the only reason he hadn't been driven out by the Yirkin despite his tiny army-- he found himself learning a tidbit here and there.
In the first place, Cyprus was a natural and excellent basis of operations; it sent provisions to the crusaders in 1191, and again at the siege of Damietta in 1219, while its advantages as a strategic basis were proved by the exploits of Peter of Cyprus in the 14th century.
The history of Calatia is practically that of its more powerful neighbour Capua, but as it lay near the point where the Via Appia turns east and enters the mountains, it had some strategic importance.
No large cities grew up within its territory, and its chief places were mainly of strategic importance.
But the piratical acts of these traders, in which the knights themselves sometimes joined, and the strategic position of the island between Constantinople and the Levant, necessitated its reduction by the Ottoman sultans.
Kutuzov's merit lay, not in any strategic maneuver of genius, as it is called, but in the fact that he alone understood the significance of what had happened.
Late in the 6th century Corinth joined the Peloponnesian league under Sparta, in which her financial resources and strategic position secured her an unusual degree of independence.
The direction of the Prussian railways, not laid out primarily for strategic purposes, conditioned the first deployment of the whole army, with the result that at first the Prussians were distributed in three main groups or armies on a front of about 250 m.
These claims were regarded by the Peace Conference as excessive, and under the Treaty of Neuilly only the two first were allowed, though in place of the third the town and district of Tsaribrod were assigned to Yugoslavia, and thereby the main strategic key to Sofia.
The original scheme for the strategic deployment worked out by Moltke as part of the routine of his office contemplated a defence of the kingdom against not only the whole standing army of Austria, but against 35,000 Saxons, 95,000 unorganized Bavarians and other South Germans, and 60,000 Hanoverians, Hessians, &c., and to meet these he had two corps (VII.
apart, gave the site its Indian name, De-o-wain-sta, "place where canoes are carried from one stream to another," and its earliest English name, "The Great (or Oneida) Carrying-Place," and gave it strategic value as a key between the Mohawk Valley and Lake Ontario.
of their day, were immeasurably ahead of their times, and both also understood to the full the strategic art of binding and restraining the independent will power of their opponents, an art of which Marlborough and Frederick, Wellington, Lee and Moltke do not seem ever even to have grasped the fringe.
The sanjak is of great strategic importance, for it is the N.W.
Its position, at the point where the Volscian Hills reach the coast, leaving no space for passage between them and the sea, commanding the Pomptine Marshes (urbs pron g in paludes, as Livy calls it) and possessing a small harbour, was one of great strategic importance; and it thus appears very early in Roman history.
The Pan-Serb section of opinion in Belgrade, encouraged in this instance by some of the army chiefs for strategic reasons, has always coveted northern Albania: and the Montenegrin Unionists, led by Radovie, made every effort to secure the adoption of their full claim by the Yugoslav delegation.
At all these places there are railway bridges, and nearly all, but more especially those in Bohemia, Saxony and the middle course of the river - these last on the main lines between Berlin and the west and south-west of the empire - possess a greater or less strategic value.
and N., where it borders upon Bavaria, Saxony, Prussia and Poland, it is enclosed by mountains, some of them of very considerable height, which form on those sides a natural and strategic frontier.
Moreover the strategic geography of the country required the greater part of the army to be stationed permanently within reach of the north-eastern and north-western frontiers.
Another line of great strategic importance was built across the Transcaspian territory to Ferghana.
As soon as their strategic purpose of cutting him off from Vienna became apparent, the emperor moved his troops into position, and in the afternoon issued his famous proclamation to his troops, pointing out the enemy's mistakes and his plan for defeating them.
The actual working of his mind towards that strategic and tactical ascendancy that rendered his presence on the battlefield, according to the testimony of his opponents, equal to a reinforcement of 40,000 men, was entirely undiscernible.
Eight large military stations were also built at the chief strategic points on the Danube, Save and Theiss.
From this time the town, on account of its favourable commercial and strategic position at the gateway of the Iroquois country and at the head of navigation on the Hudson river, was for a century and a half one of the most important places in the colonies.
Its importance lay in its strategic position near the head of the defile which presents the last serious obstacle to an invader in central Greece.
Cape Town, being in the event of the closing of the Suez Canal on the main route of ships from Europe to the East, is of considerable strategic importance.
The exceptional position thus accorded to Egypt was due to a regard on the part of the emperors to the peculiar character of the population, the strategic strength of the country, and its political importance as the granary of Rome.
The Bermudas became an important naval and coaling station in 1869, when a large iron dry dock was towed across the Atlantic and placed in a secure position in St George, while, owing to their important strategic position in mid-Atlantic, the British government maintains a strong garrison.
Marshal Soult was appointed chief of the staff, a post for which he possessed very few qualifications; and, when the campaign began, command of the left and right wings had perforce to be given to the only two marshals available, Ney and Grouchy, who did not possess the ability or strategic skill necessary for such positions.
On the 8th of October Buell and Bragg fought an engagement at Perryville which, though tactically indecisive, was a strategic victory for Buell; and thereafter Bragg withdrew entirely from the state into Tennessee.
The far-ranging strategic "raid" was a notable feature of the war; freely employed by both sides, it was sometimes harmful, more usually profitable, especially to the South, by reason of the captures in material, the information acquired and the alarm and confusion created.
But strategic considerations were cancelled by the Persian barons' code of chivalry, and Alexander found them waiting for him on the banks of the Granicus.
On the 25th of February Crispi telegraphed to Baratieri, denouncing his operations as military phthisis, and urging him to decide upon some strategic plan.
Mainly on account of its strategic position, Diocletian on his reorganization of the empire made Trier the capital not only of Belgica Prima, but of the whole "diocese" of Gaul.
Here the roads from Damascus, by way of Palmyra, and from Mosul, by way of the Khabur, reach the Euphrates, and here there must always have been a town of considerable commercial and strategic importance.
It is a place of some strategic importance, and had in 1897 a population of 11,877.
In the War of 1812 Sackett's Harbor was an important strategic point for the Americans, who had here a naval station, Fort Tompkins, at the base of Navy Point, and Fort Volunteer, on the eastern side of the harbour.
Its medieval importance as an intermediary of trade between Europe and the East was greatly impaired by the opening of the Red Sea route, and finally abolished by the Suez Canal; and Syria is at present important mainly for the sentimental reason that it contains the holiest places of Judaism and Christianity, and for the strategic reason that it lies on the flank of the greatest traderoute of the eastern hemisphere.
A ruined castle, near the city, recalls its strategic importance in the 8th century, when Asturias, Galicia and Leon were the headquarters of resistance to the Moors.
The harbour, now of little commercial or strategic importance, but formerly a celebrated naval station, is sheltered on the west and south-west by the promontory of Mt.
The construction varies with the site, obviously with a view to the best use of the ground from a strategic point of view.
Among Servian cities, Nish is only surpassed by Belgrade in commercial and strategic importance; for it lies at the point where several of the chief Balkan highroads converge, and where the branch railway to Salonica leaves the main line between Belgrade and Constantinople.
A special feature of his rule was the sending out of numerous cleruchies (q.v.), which served the double purpose of securing strategic points to Athens and converting the needy proletariate of the capital into owners of real property.
A considerable number of new railways, some of great strategic as well as commercial importance, were built during the last twenty years of the 19th century.
During the Civil War Cairo was an important strategic point, and was a military centre and depot of supplies of considerable importance for the Federal armies in the west.
Fuenterrabia formerly possessed considerable strategic importance, and it has frequently been taken and retaken in wars between France and Spain.
The great strategic importance of Dijon as a centre of railways and roads, and its position with reference to an invasion of France from the Rhine, have led to the creation of a fortress forming part of the Langres group. There is no enceinte, but on the east side detached forts, 3 to 4 m.
It accepted the Brenner as a fair strategic line on the north, but argued that the Treaty of London was no longer applicable in respect of Italy's eastern frontier, since the line which it traced was designed to secure Italy against future Austro-Hungarian aggression, and AustriaHungary had by now ceased to exist.
The town, which occupies an important strategic position in the plain dominated by the escarpments of Mount Tessala, has barrack accommodation for 600o troops, and is the headquarters of the ter regiment etranger, one of the two regiments known as the Foreign Legion.
Cromwell's strategic manoeuvres, if less adroit than those of Turenne or Montecucculi, were, in accordance with his own genius and the temper of his army, directed always to forcing a decisive battle.
208) brought it into notice, and it soon became a place of importance, not only owing to its strategic position, but as a centre of trade, especially in agricultural products.
French naval officers having reported on the strategic value of Mayotte, Admiral de Hell, governor of Reunion, sent an officer there in 1841, and a treaty was negotiated ceding the island to France.
The railways of the province are mostly intended in the first instance for strategic purposes.
In 1861 he took part in the war as brigadier-general of volunteers, and for his skill in seizing certain important strategic points was on the 11th of April 1862 made major-general.
The method of conquest was the establishment of small detached forts in strategic positions, each garrisoned by 500 or 1000 men, and it was accompanied by a full share of those disasters which vigorous barbarians always inflict on civilized invaders.
The hills were one extensive military frontier, covered with forts and strategic roads connecting them, and devoid of town life, country houses, farms or peaceful civilized industry.
In the non-Catholic countries of Europe during the reign of Pius IX., and in fact during the whole 19th century, the important gains of Rome were in strategic position rather - than in numbers.
It occupies an important strategic position on a pass through the mountains at an elevation of 3552 ft.
Early in the Civil War the Confederates regarded the site (then an island) as of such strategic importance that (near the brick church tower and probably near the site of the first fortifications by the original settlers) they erected heavy earthworks upon it for defence.
The commune also tried to restrict the power of the barons, who, in the 13th century especially, though we find them feudatories of the holy see from the 10th century onwards, threatened to become masters of the whole territory, which is still dotted over with the baronial castles and lofty solitary towers of the rival families of Rome - Orsini, Colonna, Savelli, Conti, Caetani - who ruthlessly destroyed the remains of earlier edifices to obtain materials for their own, and whose castles, often placed upon the high roads, thus following a strategic line to a stronghold in the country, did not contribute to the undisturbed security of traffic upon them, but rather led to their abandonment.
But there is a break in these hills - a gate, as it were, to the great high road between Herat and India; and it is this gate which the fortress of Kandahar so effectually guards, and to which it owes its strategic importance.
The first settlement here was made about 1747 by Robert Harper, who ran a ferry across the Potomac. The position of Harper's Ferry at the lower end of the Shenandoah Valley rendered it a place of strategic importance during the Civil War.
From 1899, however, Germany began to pay more attention to her fixed defences, and in the next years a long line of fortifications came into existence on the French frontier, ~he positions and strength of which were regulated with special regard to a new strategic disposition of the field armies and to the number and sites of the strategic railway stations which were constr.ucted about the same time.
Thus, the creation of a new series of forts extending from Thionville (Diedenhofen) to Metz and thence south-eastward was coupled with the construction of twelve strategic railway stations between Cologne and the Belgian frontier, and laterthe so-called fundamental plan of operations against France having apparently undergone modification in consequence of changes in the foreign relations of the German governmentan immense strategic railway station was undertaken at Saarburg, on the right rear of Thionville and well away from the French frontier, and many important new works both of fortification and of railway construction were begun in Upper Alsace, between Colmar and Basel.
The acquisition of Heligoland enabled a new naval station to be established off the mouth of the Elbe; the completion of the canal from Kid to the mouth of the Elbe, by enabling ships of war to pass from the Baltic to the North Sea greatly increased the strategic strength of the fleet.
The town, which is strongly fortified, holds a commanding strategic position on the route between western Europe and Brazil and South Africa, being situated in the Gulf of Goree on the eastern side of the peninsula of Cape Verde, the most westerly point of Africa.
chief points were at the strategic centres of Fort Frontenac (now Kingston), Niagara, Michilimackinac and Sault-Ste-Marie.
The southern Tirol, the chief passes into Italy, strategic points on the Istrian and Dalmatian coasts, were strongly fortified, while in the interior the Tauern, Karawanken and Wochein railways were constructed, partly in order to facilitate the movement of troops towards the Italian border.
In August of that year the British government, on administrative, strategic and commercial grounds, came to a decision to build a railway which should place the important cities of Zaria and Kano in direct communication with the perennially navigable waters of the Lower Niger.
In the middle ages its strong castle (Hamtab) was an important strategic point, taken by Saladin about A.D.
The fort built by the Vijayanagar kings in the 16th century was of strategic importance, owing to its swampy surroundings and the lake that flanked its side.
Its geographical position gives it strategic value as a naval base; and as a commercial centre it is without a rival in this part of Asia.
The peculiar interests, strategic, political and commercial, of Great Britain in the Persian Gulf have never been denied; they are intimately connected with the welfare of India, with the security of its communication with the outside world, and of its internal tranquillity.
The Gomal route is of immense importance, both as a commercial and strategic line, and in both particulars is of far greater significance than either the Kurram or the Tochi.
At the same time large sums of money have been expended on strategic works along the north-west frontier, supply and transport has been reorganized, rifle, gun and ammunition factories have been established, and a Staff College at Quetta.
Its position half way down the Indian seaboard gave it both strategic and commercial importance, while it lay beyond the _ authority of the Moguls, and so could be fortified fioqnuof without offending them.
- Mauritius occupies an important strategic position on the route between South Africa and India and in relation to Madagascar and East Africa, while in Port Louis it possesses one of the finest harbours in the Indian Ocean.
The colonial corps, about 5000 strong, garrisons the chief places of strategic importance, such as Asmara, Keren and Saganeiti.
As an important strategic position it was several times seized by the French, e.g.
By the invitation of the Goths an army of 75,000 warlike Alamanni and Franks, the subjects of King Theudibald, crossed the Alps under the command of two Alamannic nobles, the brothers Lothair and Buccelin (553) The great strategic talents of Narses were shown even more conspicuously in this, than in his previous and more brilliant campaigns.
The Aland Islands occupy a position of the greatest strategic importance, commanding as they do both the entrance to the port of Stockholm and the approaches to the Gulf of Bothnia, through which the greater part of the trade of Sweden is carried on.
This war may have been due partly to Ã†thelfrith's persecution of Edwin, but it had a strategic importance in the separation of the North Welsh from the Strathclyde Britons.
Washington's retreat through New Jersey; the manner in which he turned and struck his pursuers at Trenton and Princeton, and then established himself at Morristown, so as to make the way to Philadelphia impassable; the vigour with which he handled his army at the Brandywine and Germantown; the persistence with which he held the strategic position of Valley Forge through the dreadful winter of 1777-1778, in spite of the misery of his men, the clamours of the people and the impotence and meddling of the fugitive Congress - all went to show that the fibre of his public character had been hardened to its permanent quality.
It is apparently an Arab building, as Arabic inscriptions appear on the walls, but as the town stands on the principal highway between the Van plateau and the Mesopotamian plain it must always have been of strategic importance.
Their plans were carefully elaborated, and on the 1st of December 1640 various strategic points were seized, the few partisans of Spain who attempted resistance were overpowered, and a provisional government was formed under D.
150o), the last of the Afghan dynasties, who realized the strategic importance of Agra as a point for keeping in check his rebellious vassals to the south.
Serbia, submitting rather than agreeing, redistributed her forces, and the strategic deployment and order of battle actually carried out was as follows: - Commander-in-chief, King Peter Chief of the general staff, Gen.
By that date the movements of strategic concentration were nearly complete, and several frontier skirmishes had already taken place.
This ingenious manoeuvre placed the five divisions of the main body on interior lines with a base on the sea and a strategic flank guard on either hand (Nov.
The new allied offensive, therefore, begun all along the Serbian line on the 15th, and starting on the battle-front above mentioned (Golemi Vrh-Sivakobila-Obochna), resolved itself into a series of local combats with the object of cutting off as much as possible of Ivanov's rearguard detachments and of making strategic connexion with the Greek left at Pehchevo.
from the head of the harbour at the place (Friedrichsort) where its shores approach one another, make it a place of great strategic stength.
But, though his reverence for the personal character of his prince seems to have known no bounds, he had probably gauged the strategic faculties of the saintly king, and he certainly had imbibed the spirit of the dictum that a man's first duties are those to his own house.
Numbers of graves in the vicinity recall the battles which were fought for the possession of this important strategic point.
It was originally a town of the Aequi, though on the frontier of the Marsi, but was occupied by a Roman colony (304 B.C.) owing to its strategic importance.
It received many privileges from the Hungarian kings, especially from the emperor Sigismund, and its strategic situation made it an important fortress.
Pittsburg owed its origin to the strategic value of its site in the struggle between the English and the French for the possession of the North American continent.
Debra-Tabor ("Mount Tabor"), the chief royal residence during the reign of King John, occupies a strong strategic position overlooking the fertile plains east of Lake Tsana, at a height of about 8,620 ft.
above the town; this was formerly a position of great strategic importance, commanding passes into Madura from Coimbatore, and figured prominently in the military operations of the Mahrattas in the 17th and 18th centuries, and of Hyder Ali in 1 755 seq., being thrice captured by the British (1 767, 1783, 1790).
After the Hohenstauffen lost their Italian dominions, the Abruzzi became a province of the Angevin kingdom of Naples, to which it was of great strategic importance.
The strategic importance of this territory was recognized by the Romans, who defended it on the south by "Trajan's Wall," a double rampart, drawn from Constantza, on the Black Sea, to the Danube.
The succeeding centuries of Turkish rule, combined with an Albanian immigration, raised the prosperity of the land, but in the Wars of Independence the strategic importance of Arcadia once more made it a centre of conflict.
It was fortified by the East Roman emperors owing to its commanding strategic position and its valuable trade with Greece and Italy.
During the Civil War the place was of considerable strategic importance.
For any subsequent extension of the city limits was insignificant, and was due to strategic considerations.
The medieval citadels of Belgrade, Nish, Pirot and Semendria have no military value, but some strategic points on the Bulgarian frontier were entrenched between 1889 and 1899, while the modern forts of Nish, Pirot and Zayechar were strengthened and re-armed at the beginning of the 10th century.
It is surrounded by outlying fortifications and strategic works and contains a garrison of 16,000 men of all arms.
I), and his tireless energy, unfaltering courage and strategic ability made him an officer of no mean order.
Augusta, and the most important strategic centre, as commanding the passes of the Mons Aurasius, a mountain block which separated Numidia from the Gaetulian tribes of the desert, and which was gradually occupied in its whole extent by the Romans under the Empire.
Many excellent highways were built for strategic purposes before the abolition of the Military Frontier in 1881.
Every Struggle strategic truce since 1795 had been marked by a political against crisis; peace reawakened opposition.
During the American Civil War it was one of the most important strategic points in the Confederacy, and in its immediate vicinity were fought two great battles.
Several of the old Missouri river contestants had as representatives of their previous claims young towns located at strategic points in the interior.
Detroit was founded in 1701 by Antoine Laumet de la Mothe Cadillac (c. 1661-1730), who had pointed out the importance of the place as a strategic point for determining the control of the fur trade and the possession of the North-west and had received assistance from the French government soon after Robert Livingston (1654-1725), the secretary of the Board of Indian Commissioners in New York, had urged the English government to establish a fort at the same place.
A fourth, the Constantinople junction railway to Constantinople, is of great strategic importance; during the war with Greece in 1897 it facilitated the rapid concentration of Ottoman troops on the borders of Thessaly, and in 1908 it helped to secure the triumph of the Young Turks by bringing the regiments favourable to their propaganda within striking distance of Constantinople.
He wanted to gauge her ability with the strategic battle planning and measure just how intelligent his nishani was.
He reported that the Lancashire Strategic Initiative will now include aerospace.
affirmation of the strategic importance of SRT's mission for the Church of Scotland which this post represents.
We are implementing the decisions taken at the Prague NATO Summit in a highly committed way in the field of strategic airlift.
To cut ourselves off from the major strategic alliance on our doorstep would be an act of supreme folly.
For strategic purposes, Turkey had every reason to want to frustrate Russian ambitions and expand its own territorial gains northwards.
Course develops managers to have a critical appreciation of the disciplines of media management at strategic, tactical and operational levels.
assaults on civil liberties is fundamental to the strategic development of the anti-war, global justice and socialist movements.
Market structure, game theory, and strategic behavior; problems of informational asymmetry.
audiovisual presentation introducing a new initiative from the Strategic Forum for Construction.
This is in line with the sixth objective of its five-year strategic plan announced last autumn.
baht executive committee of published a three year strategic plan focusing on five core areas of the association's activity.
The question of taxes brings us to the ToriesÃ¢ fatal strategic blunder.
The real reason was ' the establishment of a strategic bridgehead in the fight against al- Qaeda.
It's following an obvious strategic decision that it wants a nuclear weapons capability.
These studies demonstrate that training and certification programs are strategic investments in the intellectual capital of the organization.
centralized the intelligence system under the strategic planning division.
centreique regional network Our 15 offices in strategic locations across the South West cover all the major centers.
cognition solutions sign strategic Document Imaging partnership with Version One.
Complementarity Ã¢ A shift toward more " strategic complementarity Ã¢ A shift toward more " strategic complementarity " among the international community.
However, I've made the move from IT consulting to strategic consulting, which was something I was interested in doing.
cornerstone of strategic stability become eroded, we will have a big problem of putting things in check in this area.
Do we want to create a counterweight or do we want strategic cooperation?
This firmly positions gun criminality as a specific area of investigation and strategic development.
defeatist strategic line was wrong.
The proposed deletions from the existing Green Belt only total some 4 hectares and thus will not diminish its strategic value.
deployed strategic warheads.
They do not have to bear the whole weight of strategic nuclear deterrence - that ultimate sanction wielded by nuclear weapons states.
In our view, the UK should make a clear decision on whether to retain the strategic nuclear deterrent.
On major projects, we can advise on strategic direction.
The provincial education directorate of Maputo designed its strategic plan in 1998.
The Railways Bill has exposed the government's complete disarray over the strategic direction of the rail industry.
disparityr words, there exists no overall strategic equality screening procedure to redress historical disparities in east-west economic development in the north.
disparity& Housing Bring forward comprehensive strategic plans to eliminate racial disparities in health rates.
Yugoslavia was economically dispensable neither a rich market nor a strategic oilfield.
dole scroungers ", or Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative.
For a definition and critique of strategic essentialism, see Spivak (1988 ).
These reports, and government exhortation in United Kingdom, encourage delivery through vision, strategic thinking and resource application.
exploitative transactions on strategic grounds.
My favorites were from the consulting firms: " You will learn to implement strategic management protocol decisions, " et cetera.
According to the London-based International Institute of Strategic Studies, Iran will have enough fissile nuclear material to make a bomb within three years.
Outside these Strategic Locations, we intend to remain flexible in accommodating business needs, particularly for the District's existing employers.
flight feathers of the wings and tail are molted in a strategic sequence that depends on the species.
Trustees are asked to consider these recommendations for the Learning Curve strategic framework.
A number of walls in strategic places can be left free-standing, rather than pinned.
Youth Access has a central and ongoing partnership with the National Youth Agency, which supports the furtherance of Youth Access's strategic aims.
We have developed a new strategic vision to reflect the increasingly global nature of emergency rescue crises.
This report looks at our performance across a number of priority areas that contribute to our strategic goal.
There are many more questions, not just from the supplier perspective but also from the end users, their organizations and strategic has.
A two-page advert appeared in the London Evening Standard and three different posters went up on huge hoardings at strategic points around the capital.
providing strategic hydrants on larger mains close to residential developments will speed tank filling therefore quickly making the appliances available for further calls.
I hope that the Assembly will take a strategic decision to support the long-term investment required in rail infrastructure.
Deploying forces require near-real-time joint and/or interagency communications tailored for rapid deployment, en route operations, and links from strategic through tactical levels.
Because these concepts are so interrelated they can be shown to have a strategic importance to the culture and success of any organization.
interurban network (the Strategic Routes) is highlighted in Table 2.2.
No western government cares one iota about the Kurds except to the extent that they can be usefully mobilized against a strategic nuisance.
But the collapse of the cold war has removed even the theoretical justification for our possessing strategic nuclear weapons.
strategic leadership of ICT Strategic Leadership of ICT (SLICT) is a unique program designed for headteachers by headteachers.
extreme leftists are amoral pragmatists, a strategic orientation that can also be termed opportunistic.
levyidance on the strategic use of demand management measures such as road charging and workplace car parking levies.
Stone Age tools were just some of the fascinating discoveries made as 20 kilometers of new strategic mains were laid.
His experience extends to strategic marketing, innovation and new product development together with marketing and business development.
micelle propofol partner A key part of our strategic review has been to evaluate the future opportunities for this product.
misconceived attempt to capture the strategic high ground of Scottish politics.
In this case we have shutdown of strategic nuclear missiles coincident with UFO sighting over a missile silo!
They must be able to undertake a range of military tasks to fulfill the missions set out below, matched to changing strategic circumstances.
While the combat side of the game seems slightly monotonous, the tactical and strategic area is where this game comes into its own.
Support for Banks and other mortgagees We can offer lenders expert and strategic advice on all aspects of property-based recovery and fixed charge receivership.
That some parts lack a view of the north toward the Avon valley is therefore negligible on a strategic level.
Delta does the nitty-gritty work a well as implementing strategic decisions.
But even nock strategic member of settlement the company will be there.
norm followers is substantially lower than the Strategic group.
Iran may be able to produce a nuclear bomb by 2010, the London-based International Institute of Strategic Studies estimated on May 24.
Our new private sector renewal strategy sets out our strategic objectives for the future, with detailed action plans to support our existing activity.
It also played an important role in the Strategic Bomber offensive and the daylight raids in support of the allied offensive in Europe.
Their strategic, social, economic, and political costs would prove onerous.
Strategic bombing did not oust the Iraqis from Kuwait or the Serbs from Kosovo.
outposts of empire were of genuine strategic value to the British Empire.
outset in the development of regional and local strategic partnerships for learning.
You must be able to acquire and understand complex new information quickly, and maintain a strategic overview of the project.
Researchers working within any of the variety of disciples that have contributed to the analysis of strategic management are welcome to submit papers.
Indeed, it is envisaged that the Wirral becomes a strategic partner in the delivery of the Mathew Street Festival.
Sounds like a strategic partnership in the making, no?
pillage the resources of Iraq, particularly its oil wealth, and for strategic reasons.
The design for the development has emerged from the university's strategic development plan for its Plymouth campus.
priorityl identify critical areas where gaps in provision exist and agree the strategic priorities with the sector.
priorityare our proposed strategic priorities grouped under the main mission headings.
proposed new Strategic Rail Authority to look into network improvement and promotion of integration with other forms of transport.
provincial education directorate of Maputo designed its strategic plan in 1998.
We are shaping a socialist market economy and introducing strategic readjustments to the economic structure.
Support for Banks and other Mortgagees We can offer lenders expert and strategic advice on all aspects of property-based recovery and fixed charge receivership.
Prof. Sawhney is a globally recognized scholar, teacher, consultant and speaker in strategic marketing, e-business and innovation.
regroup forces to create strategic forces.
Our strategic outline provides a comprehensive and clear road map for moving the School forward to achieve continuous improvement in our educational mission.
scenario planning from the point of view of strategic planning at ICL in the UK.
Technically the strategic inter-cutting between Close-Ups of the performers and members of the audience is a simple and apparently seamless device.
The Strategic Defense Initiative, or Star Wars, became a shibboleth for Reagan, the believer in Armageddon.
It is not hard to find people who believe that the powers currently envisaged are too slender, too focused on the strategic.
slush money then weed them the strategic development.
Our mutual solidarity is today enhanced with the establishment of our strategic alliance.
Thus, the Duma's approval of START II would not end the stalemate on strategic arms reductions.
It has become clear that a strategic steer is needed.
The invocation to Book 9 likewise frames mourning as empowering, in this instance as a particularly strategic defense against the charge of agency.
There are also strategic investment opportunities in environmental technologies, food and drink processing and in specific areas of the energy market.
The zonal offices are independent to the point where even strategic decisions can be taken by them.
once strategic and business plans are in place the governing body will have a continuing responsibility to ensure that the organization follows them.
strategic alliances work in practice.
strategic partnership in the making, no?
strategic business planning?
strategic objectives for the future, with detailed action plans to support our existing activity.
strategic thinking at all levels.
Whether its role can become strategic depends on the approach to its use as a turnaround system.
stymies the strategic arms control process.
The aim is to totally subjugate this strategic region, with its rich oil and gas deposits, to US will.
tendencypasses created by the EU's present strategic choices reinforce these tendencies.
This group included: strategic thinking at all levels.
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In particular, how the sewage undertakers can play an active role in addressing drainage at a strategic level.
The proposed 1000 units will make a significant contribution to meeting the strategic housing requirements for Gloucester.
Note, however, how effectively a close shave on a zebra crossing brings to the surface previously unquestioned strategic calculations.
Serials Review Examples of recent collaborative ventures between the two libraries include the Serials Review project funded by SHEFC under the Regional Strategic Initiative.
Reveal your skills as a swordsman as you tackle black-hearted villains and prove your strategic prowess as you lay siege to seemingly impregnable fortresses.
The strategic planting of shrubs and trees also define spaces and retain end-to-end visibility for pedestrians.
This aligns the Local Plan with the Fife Structure Plan which sets the strategic planning vision.
By 2012, we will have 80% fewer strategic warheads deployed than at the end of the Cold War.
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The Porte, having induced the Greek government to persuade the insurgents not to oppose the occupation of several strategic posts, despatched a military governor to the island, proclaimed martial law, and issued a firman abrogating many important provisions of the Halepa Pact.
But by the treaty of Berlin (1878) Austria-Hungary was empowered to garrison the towns of Byelopolye, Priyepolye, Plevlye and other strategic points within the sanjak, although the entire civil administration remained in Turkish hands.
His choice fell on Aldershot, a spot also recommended by strategic reasons, being situated on the flank of any army advancing upon London from the south.
The central position of Boeotia between two seas, the strategic strength of its frontiers and the ease of communication within its extensive area were calculated to enhance its political importance.
On account of its commanding position at the head of the fertile vale of Towy, Llandovery was a strategic site of some importance in the middle ages.
In accordance with another clause of the treaty of Berlin, Austria was permitted to place troops in the sanjak of Novi-Bazar, a district of great strategic importance, which separated Servia and Montenegro, and through which the communication between Bosnia and Salonica passed.
This war may have been due partly to Ãƒâ€ thelfrith's persecution of Edwin, but it had a strategic importance in the separation of the North Welsh from the Strathclyde Britons.
The earliest Greek settlement in the neighbourhood was at Pithecusa (Ischia), but the colonists, being driven out of the island by the frequent earthquakes, settled on the mainland at Cumae, where they found a natural acropolis of great strategic value.
A more whole-hearted attempt at union in 371 after the battle of Leuctra resulted in the formation of a political league out of an old religious synod, and the foundation of a federal capital in a commanding strategic position (see Megalopolis).
The troops retired from Vilna for various complicated reasons of state, political and strategic.
The 100% milled body has strategic holes in the putter frame to further increase the MOI and stability on off-center hits.
Far less scrutiny, however, has been paid to an equally fundamental strategic quandary created by the switch from sail to steam.
As you can imagine ' Media-neutral Strategic Planning ' did n't do much to quench that feeling.
He writes: The strategic head of the staged anti-Semitic actions was Albert Norden, a rabbi 's son.
Considerations for restructure The report concludes that the best business solution is to regroup forces to create strategic forces.
The Strategic Management Team has been keen to relocate the offices to a more central location.
Part I introduces scenario planning from the point of view of strategic planning at ICL in the UK.
Right now our strategic flexibility and scientist daphne koller opportunity its scholarship.
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We also have a strategic research grant for speckled computing.
In a press release, the Israeli military spokesperson declared, Tsahal controls all strategic points in Beirut.
Thus, the Duma 's approval of START II would not end the stalemate on strategic arms reductions.
Once strategic and business plans are in place the governing body will have a continuing responsibility to ensure that the organization follows them.
To bring the theory to life, there are several case studies showing how strategic alliances work in practice.
Has the MA been used in strategic business planning?
This group included: Strategic thinking at all levels.
Indicative Content: Strategic context for I.S. - historical development, models of I.S., business strategy formulation, establishing an I.S. process.
We want European strategic airlift capabilities to be strengthened substantially.
MD should not be pursued in a way that stimulates an expansion in nuclear arsenals and which stymies the strategic arms control process.
This journal, the increasing strategic influence of the teaching fellow community and adjustments as the university changes are part of her remit.
The impasses created by the EU 's present strategic choices reinforce these tendencies.
The island remains a strategic location in the North Pacific Ocean and serves as an emergency landing location for transpacific flights.
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The latter alternative as a strategic option is underlined by the facts of technology dominated multiple transaction businesses.
Strategic Human Resource Management develops your understanding of the theoretical origins and underpinnings of human resource management.
Ambitiously volunteering to lead the company's strategic planning committee put Margaret in line for a promotion.
The players were upset when they failed to pull off their highly strategic tactic.
There are the day-to-day tactical and strategic failures and then there is the catastrophic failure of the enterprise.
The company offers thousands of toys, custom dolls, video games and baby products to online and catalog shoppers through its popular Web sites and its strategic retail partnerships.
Some consumers love the tradition of getting up in the middle of the night (or earlier) and waiting in line at their favorite store, or their strategic store depending on what products they want to buy.
To Home Depot, this was a strategic move to improve and expand its direct to consumer relationship.
Adding these accessories in strategic places will enhance the warmth and appeal of the home.
We redo your closet, we go through your cosmetics, I take you to get your hair done, and we do some strategic shopping and design a complete wardrobe for you to wear.
Since this style typically emphasizes a light touch, one trick to really make the eyes pop while still maintaining that natural appeal is to utilize strategic color to draw attention to the eyes.
Next, add your graduation and party info in a strategic area that doesn't block your face.
Even though this game is not for spiritual growth, it's a great way to get to know people and highly entertaining and strategic.
Teen cocaine addicts have different treatment needs that can be addressed through brief strategic family therapy.
A teen who is going through brief strategic family therapy (BSFT) will meet with a therapist for 8-24 sessions.
TT: I truly don't believe that Sean was strategic in his feelings for me.
Bob Goen went on to work with J2 Strategic Communications, a company that helps prep people from a variety of different backgrounds prepare for media interviews.
This is because it actually takes a lot of care and time to rip strategic holes and wear away at the material in an item of denim clothing.
The school has recently launched a new green initiative to cut down on energy and resource consumption and reduce its footprint through the use of a strategic energy plan.
Canine acupuncture is the strategic insertion of special needles by a veterinarian to stimulate the body to health.
Appearance: Placing raised beds in strategic areas of the landscape can draw the eye towards beautiful flowering plans or colorful annuals.
Place raised beds at the back of the garden to draw the eye in, or in strategic locations to draw the eye away from something unsightly.
Strategic light placement near or around a smaller mirror will eliminate shadows and offer natural illumination.
There are strategic vent zones at all the places where the body expels heat, further assisting in regulating your temperature.
This shirt has a contrasting mesh panel at the shoulders and perforated fabric at the strategic sweat points of the shoulders, underarms and back, so that you can enjoy maximum breathability all day.
This strategic move spread their product and name across the world in 51 countries.
Sequence: A combination card and board game, this is an exciting and fast-paced game for strategic thinkers.
Senior citizens play an important role in strategic workforce planning for a growing number of businesses.
At strategic locations throughout the park - near restrooms, along the Main Midway, and at prominent intersections - guests will find "you are here" maps they can use to orient themselves.
Most of these involve the strategic movement of a single soldier while coordinating the movements of your squad mates.
Brawl, the battle system in the Bakugan video game is closer in nature to the strategic card game.
Acclaim put enough variety in the buttons and player control to make it strategic and fun.
To enable you to really embrace the strategic element, Brothers in Arms employs two features to aid you in your planning.
After strategic delays, Halo 2 was finally released in 2005.
Burnout: Revenge combines strategic racing and all-out road rage in one tight package.
Casting spells becomes a strategic maneuver when losing a number also makes your character a bit weaker.
Survival, of course, depends largely upon your strategic planning and tactical prowess.
Of course, the blocks don't fall down in any order and you have to be strategic in how you catch them.
The addition of star power really adds a nice strategic element to the game.
There is always something strategic that you can use: hills can provide cover or a better vantage point, valleys can offer you a treacherous getaway in the jet, and ships that you have destroyed can be used as cover.
While there is no mode or set of instructions that make you invincible for the entire game, there are strategic things you can do to become temporarily "invincible".
Helpful hints and tips are given in the first couple of chapters through voice and written notes placed in strategic locations.
Pharaoh is an impressive strategic city-building game set in ancient Egypt.
The rules of the game are easy to learn (though more complex than something like checkers), adding to the strategic value of the game.
Ubisoft has included a nice variety of genres in their mini games, from first person shooting (albeit with plungers instead of bullets) to racing (on a warthog), speedy arcade action to strategic puzzles.
RPGs find their roots in some of the early war games and strategic games.
The can be all out battle to see who's the last one standing and the fight can be either strategic and fun or intense and bloody.
Often, Simulation Games and Role Playing Games (RPGs) include equal parts strategic elements since tactics are inherent parts of their gameplay.
Other fantastic worlds establish their own realities that must be factored into the strategic and tactical decisions made by players.
Other simulations allow the player to make strategic decisions and to manipulate the world's environment.
With a little strategic tinkering, Microsoft could be in a prime position to capture the emerging power of casual gamers.
Somewhere between casual and strategic falls this game.
Still, the potential is there, and in a few years, perhaps the developers can add some much needed strategic depth and help this feature reach its full potential.
Once your hair has been shagged by a strategic shearing, you can maintain this style and build body using mousse and hair pastes that will aid texture.
You can also use this same technique to gather up all your hair and leave only a few strategic long curls framing your face.
Good weaves can be costly and involve a strategic care protocol.
Planning: Operations managers are involved in both long term strategic planning and short term planning for their organizations.
But Alcatraz's role as a fearsome fortress protecting the strategic bay waters was short-lived and in a few decades it's role steadily diminished.
Suits with strategic cut-outs come in both one piece and bikini styles.
We also examine what is going on, in terms of fashion trends, in key strategic markets such as Spain, Brazil, France, and Italy.
These barely-there bikinis cover all of your strategic areas, but they tantalize by giving that extra peek of what lies beneath.
The result is wonderfully sexy swimwear that still remains racy, but covers all the strategic points of a woman's body.
Fuller figures, including plus sizes, require a bit of strategic support to keep everything in place, but the typical mono isn't designed to provide more than a patch of fabric as coverage.
Some one piece bathing suits are available as halters or one shouldered, while other suits have strategic cut-outs covered with lace and mesh.
These swimsuits are little more than strategic patches held in place with strings or straps.
Also referred to as "pretzels" because you can choose to wear the top of the suit criss-crossed, slingshot bikinis use minimal fabric and strategic tension to keep them in place.
A triangular piece of stretchy material covers most of your strategic areas while still leaving plenty of cheek exposed to daylight.
One piece swimsuit thongs are actually becoming very popular, especially if the bathing suit has other strategic cutouts.
One piece thong swimsuits often have additional strategic cutouts that may show your back, stomach and sides.
Brazilian flair: As with the G-string styles, so too are the Brazilian bikinis at Malibu quite sexy, but this time instead of sparkly additions, you'll find strategic cut-outs.
Sega Toys, in conjunction with Spin Master, created a strategic game that uses metal cards and spring-loaded magnetic miniature sphere figures, which are Bakugan creatures.
The strategic animal print glitter accents add unique flair.
A strategic approach to playing chess is key if you want to have success playing this popular game.
In order to develop a strategic approach to playing chess, you must first, of course, have a good idea of how all the different pieces move and what some effective moves are.
There have been countless books written on the strategic approach to playing chess, so this is naturally a very quick overview.
The gist of the game -- both then and today -- it is to capture or sink the other person's battleships through a series of strategic moves.
The concept of the game is the same as the original version -- seek and destroy your opponent's battleships through strategic hits.
But a game such as Battleship can be given to children or adults alike at any time of the year, especially to those who have a love for competitive and strategic family games.
When you want to play a game that makes you think or allows you to outsmart an opponent, look towards a strategic board game.
This strategic board game is played on an eight by eight checkered board.
The above strategic board games are guaranteed to give you a challenge.
The game is fun, easy to play and requires little, if any, strategic thought by the two to five players.
By using the Battleship coordinates game geometry to setup your ships and to determine where your opponent's ships are, you can make the game more strategic than lucky.
It's still one of the most loved strategic board games on the market today.
States & Capitals can be seen as a state capital game or a strategic game.
Players also have the option to add their strategic thinking to the game.
Either way, you can still enjoy all the fun and strategic play of face-to-face chess.
Settlers of Catan is a strategic board game that is recommended for four players aged 10 and above.
This game has grown in popularity because it holds the strategic, role-playing aspects loved by gamers, but is also enticing enough for non-gamers to join in and quickly get hooked.
However, chess is a strategic game and there are a number of different strategies players use to try to outsmart their opponent.
They research a wide range of projects in strategic locations throughout the World and they also work closely with local conservation and animal charities to create solutions to the problems threatening the endangered animals of the area.
They can be as simple as saying hi or strategic as trying to be in the right place at the right time and talk about whatever is happening at that moment.
However, while these sites advertise being "100 percent free" to join, they put some very strategic limitations on the things you can do.
Virgos often put others before themselves, so some strategic spoiling is always a good plan.
Based on the family favorite Checkers, this math-oriented version requires math concepts or problems in addition to strategic play.
Unfortunately, your child could hit a few strategic keys unknowingly and access sites that he really shouldn't see!
Keeping their attention and maintaining some semblance of order on such an exciting day requires the strategic pre-planning of activities that keep kids engaged.
So, unless your tattoo is extremely small and in a very hard to cover area, you are better off concealing your tattoo with strategic clothing when you're at work.
Strategic placing of inks within cuts can lead to designs of raised, colorless scars surrounding areas of pigment for more unique and three-dimensional designs.
The Romans eventually conquered it but didn't build on the land, preferring to keep it merely for strategic purposes to control both sides of the Tiber river.
They provide employees with opportunities to reach their potential, thus preparing them to be able to make even more valuable contributions to the organization's strategic goals.
In addition to emphasizing talent management and remaining focused on the company's impact on stakeholders, high performing organizations also make a commitment to strategic planning.
This is done through diligent and ongoing research and strategic planning efforts.
Further, effective strategic planning involves identifying and implementing changes that need to take place today to help the entity accomplish its long-term goals.
An internal plan, such as a strategic plan, needs not have this level of formality to it.
Strategic sales and marketing plans go hand in hand.
No matter what size your business is, you can benefit from developing a strategic marketing plan aimed at producing more sales.
To gain those strategic sales, you need a marketing plan in place to help you.
When you look at strategic sales and marketing plans, you are able to see what the business can accomplish.
Strategic sales simply mean that you are placing your product at the right time into the market place, in the right way to get the best interest of the public.
Consider the following tips when creating your marketing plan for strategic sales.
Finding and buying used cars on the Internet is easier than ever these days if you do your homework and use strategic car buying skills.
With just a little bit of creativity and some strategic planning, home toning exercises can be almost as effective as a full gym workout.