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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

... - J.Cross/Stone 2 THE MYSTERY OF JAMIESON STONE A Novel by Jonathan Cross ... ...ross/Stone 3 CHAPTER 1 WASHINGTON, D.C. The studios of WNN (Worldwide News Network) were as hectic as usual. Pr... ...ic as usual. Producers, assistant producers, directors, assistant directors and a beehive of workers were all scurrying around pawning off papers an... ... the Island war of Grenada, and from the explosive cities and deserts of Iraq, Kuwait and Lebanon, not to mention that he had almost been blown up b... ...“Leave what alone?” “I don’t know. I’ve been too concentrated on the political front. The economy is slipping, and I wanted you to be prepared for t...

...ities cover up their misdeeds and embarrassing situations, now finds himself trying to unravel the mystery that could change the world and the future of the international space station. ...

...Weaving international intrigue with a high-level murder case, The Mystery of Jamieson Stone will leave you on the edge of your seat. When the world’s most famous television news anchor, Jamieson Stone, apparently commits suicide on live international television, Stone’s widow hires detective Mi...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...samvak.tripod.com/ ISBN: 9989-929-40-8 Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ...XI. The Author XXII. About "After the Rain" A Abdication Crisis The love affair of Edward, Prince of Wales (Edward VIII) and Wallis Simpson in 1... .../politics/foreign/asiso.htm http://www.cato.org/pubs/fpbriefs/fpb-057es.html Israel, economy of At $105 billion annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP), ... ...Nigeria (45), South Africa (101), Algeria (59), Egypt (78), Iraq (26), Jordan (10), Lebanon (19) and dozens of other countries. Israel's GDP pe... ...implemented what they called "War Communism" (1917- 1921), the militarization of the economy. Between 1916 and 1920, industrial output plunged by mor... ... called at the time). In 1921-2, Lenin re-introduced money to re-monetize the economy which consisted of barter, quotas, and centrally issued ...

Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.

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The Suffering of Being Kafka

By: Sam Vaknin

...lish and Hebrew http://gorgelink.org/vaknin/ http://samvak.tripod.com/sipurim.html Poetry of Healing and Abuse http://samvak.tripod.com/contents.h... ...m Revisited http://samvak.tripod.com/ Created by: Lidija Rangelovska, Skopje REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S Short Fic... ...UBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S Short Fiction A Beheaded Cart Language of Black and Red On the Bus to Town The Butterflies are L... ...ion. Today, you never know. Even their women are into killing, I saw it with my own eyes in Lebanon. They explode themselves like nothing, not a pro... ...d when intellectually engaged. My higher functions offer splendid regulation of my aqueous economy. My manner of urinating in plant containers is d... ...ic book of Hebrew and English Short Fiction), Prague and Skopje, 1998-2004 "The Macedonian Economy at a Crossroads – On the Way to a Healthier Econ... ...assy in Israel (1978). Hundreds of professional articles in all fields of finances and the economy, and numerous articles dealing with geopolitical ...

A second volume of short stories and poetry translated from the Hebrew.

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Heartsease or Brother's Wife

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ation Heartsease or Brother’s Wife by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...l reader, of the feelings which had gone with the friends to the cedars of Lebanon, the streams of Jordan, the peak of T abor, the cave of Bethlehem, ... ... herself to learn it; and soon began to theorize and devise grand plans of economy, which she wanted Vio- let to put in practice at once, and when tol... ...st been in diffi- culty as to the means of meeting the calls for the year, economy was a thing unknown and uncomprehended by his wife; and the giving ... ...f leaving the army and estab- lishing himself at Boulogne. Though by rigid economy and self-denial she had continued to make the original sum ap- port...

...Excerpt: The sun shone slanting over a spacious park, the undulating ground here turning a broad lawn towards the beams that silvered every blade of grass; there, curving away in banks of velvet green; shadowed by the trees; gnarled old thorns in the holiday suit whence they take their name, giant?s nosegays of horse-chestnuts, mighty elms and stalwart oaks, singly or ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ...r © 2008 ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................... ...world individual psychological self-centeredness prevails. The collective economy, tried by the USSR, did not reward individual initiative. It theref... ...Europe we point to Italy, with corruption at many levels of the legitimate economy as well as the underworld and the mafia. It is rated the worst of ... ...er now or in the future, then 45 vote for our interests. And the free economy, with its emphasis of advertising to sell products, makes us want ... ...alues. Were the Israelis following their ‗golden rule‘ when they attacked Lebanon unmercifully after two of its soldiers were kidnapped? Hardly an ey... ... ―Public debt, as a percentage of gross national product is: 209% in Lebanon, 176% in Japan, 108% in Italy, 105% in Greece, 100% in Singapore, ...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

... write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...tml http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Terrorists and Freed... ...donians III. The Black Hand IV. The Insurgents and the Swastika V. KLA – The Army of Liberation VI. Appendix: Pathological Narcissism, Group Behav... ...erest of its trading compatriots. When war reparations ceased (1931) and Germany's economy evaporated, Yugoslavia was hurled into the economic cris... ...es and possibly "Afghanis" (the devout Moslem veterans of the wars in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Bosnia). The influx of volunteers put pressure on t... ...re, in the manner of the acquisitive individualist of nineteenth-century political economy, but demands immediate gratification and lives in a stat... ...le by claiming that they intended to kill him, undo the revolution, devastate the economy, or the country, etc. The "small people", the "rank and ...

...The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkans and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence in the Balkans and about pathological narcissism as a precursor to...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens A publication of PSU s Electronic Classics Series American Notes for General Circulation... ...rican Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in ... ...r journey. CHAPTER X —SOME FURTHER ACCOUNT OF THE CANAL BOAT, ITS DOMESTIC ECONOMY, AND ITS PASSENGERS. JOURNEY TO PITTSBURG ACROSS THE ALLEGHANY MOUN... ... three o’clock in the afternoon, we halted once more at a vil lage called Lebanon to inflate the horses again, and give them some corn besides: of wh... ...ith friends of older date, my boon companions on the Prairie. Returning to Lebanon that night, we lay at the little inn at which we had halted in the ... ...RONTO; KINGSTON; MONTREAL; QUEBEC; ST. JOHN’S. IN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN; LEBANON; THE SHAKER VILLAGE; WEST POINT I WISH TO ABSTAIN FROM INSTITU...

...Excerpt: It is nearly eight years since this book was first published. I present it, unaltered, in the Cheap Edition; and such of my opinions as it expresses, are quite unaltered too. My readers have opportunities of judging for themselves whether the influences and tendencies which I distrust in America, have any existence not in my imagination. The...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

... Factbook 1987 CP/1S WF 87-001 US Government officials should obtain copies of The World Factbook directly from their own organization or through lia... ... channels from the Central Intelligence Agency. Requesters in the Department of Defense may obtain copies from: Defense Intelligence Agency RTS-2C Was... ...40-3344 Tel: (202) 373-3869 or Autovon 243-3869 Requesters in the Department of State may obtain copies from: Department of State INR/IC/CD Room 8646 ... ...Kenya 130 Kiribati 132 Korea, North 133 Korea, South 134 Kuwait 136 Laos 137 Lebanon 138 Lesotho 140 Liberia 142 Libya 143 Liechtenstein 144 Luxembour... ...N, UNESCO, UPU, WFTU, WHO, WMO, WTO, WSG; suspended from QIC in January 1980 Economy GNP: $3.52 billion, $250 per capita (1985); real growth rate 2.5%... ... with USSR in 1961; officially withdrew from Warsaw Pact 13 Septem- ber 1968 Economy GNP: $2.7-2.9 billion (1986); about $930 per capita (1986) Natura... ...RPOL, IOOC, ITU, NAM, OAPEC, OAU, QIC, OPEC, UN, UNESCO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO Economy GDP: $57 billion (1985 est.), $2,420 per capita; inflation rate a... ...K, 12% Japan, 10.5% Italy, 8.3% FRG, 5.2% Iraq; exports (1984) 17% UK, 14.1% Lebanon, 11.4% Libya, 7.5% Saudi Arabia, 3.4% USSR; Turkish sector- impor... ...oita- tion Territorial sea: 6 nm Boundary disputes: separated from Jor- dan, Lebanon, and Syria by 1949 Armi- stice Line; disputes with Egypt over Tab...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...com http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After... ...e Author II. About "After the Rain" Containing the United States I. The Roots of Anti-Americanism II. Containing the United States III. Islam... ...ilable contradictions inherent in capitalism. The United States is impelled by its economy and values to world dominion, claimed last week an analy... ...t the shoddy workmanship. The article clearly identifies America's (capitalistic) economy and its (liberal, pluralistic, religious and democratic)... ...y and of the role of the United States - the prime specimen of capitalism - in it. Economy, admits the author, plays only one part in America's asc... ...state-owned enterprises. Iran and Iraq cut subsidies. Almost everyone - especially Lebanon, Egypt, Iran and Jordan - increased their unhealthy rel... ...ncorporating the European Union, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, Syria and Turkey. Libya has ... ... oil. It recently signed nine free trade or customs agreements with, among others, Lebanon, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates as well as with Syri...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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Apec's Ease of Doing Business-Interim Assessment

By: Carlos Kuriyama and Azul Ogazón

...ommons Attribution-NonCommercial- ShareAlike 3.0 Singapore License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-s... ....org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/sg/. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of APEC Memb... ...ance in preparing this report and the Economic Committee, particularly its Friends of the Chair on Ease of Doing Business, for valuable comments and ... ... Phase 2: Technical experts conduct a diagnostic study, tailored to an individual economy’s priority area for improvement, and develop customized, pr... ...See http://www.doingbusiness.org/about-us 3 Hong Kong, China served as champion economy during Phase 1 only. 2 APEC’s Ease of Doing Business – In... ...co, Mr. Bruno Ferrari during his meeting with businessmen of Sonora). Ministry of Economy. 20 July 2010. Doing Business 2011. Chile. Making a Diffe... ...a (18 economies) Algeria; Bahrain; Djibouti; Egypt; Iran; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Morocco; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Syria; Tunisia; Unite...

...APEC Leaders in 2009 endorsed an APEC-wide improvement of 25 percent by 2015 in five key areas of doing business: 1) Starting a Business; 2) Getting Credit; 3) Enforcing Contracts; 4) Trading Across Borders; and 5) Dealing with Permits, with an interim 5 percent improvement by 20...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

... palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmail.com Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review" http://www.ce-review.org/au... ...ide.html ISBN: 9989-929-27-0 Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA 100 articles and essays (microeconomics ... ...pod.com/internet.html http://samvak.tripod.com/busiweb.html Table of Contents I. Battling Unemployment II. The Labour Divide - I. Emp... ...ally, a country can ease interest rates, or provide a fiscal boost to the economy by slashing taxes or by deficit spending. Counter-cyclical fiscal... ...r cut taxes of improve the allocation of its resources. In both cases the economy improves and provides an added incentive to work. This is because,... ...rovides an added incentive to work. This is because, in a vigorous growth economy, the value of an extra worker is higher than the combined costs of... ...icial rate is 8% -but it masks vast over-employment in the public sector. Lebanon's is 9% - due to a one-time reconstruction bonanza, financed by th...

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Twice Told Tales

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...ries Publication Twice Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ful character, whom he had hired without a recommendation, on the score of economy. “May I be hanged myself,” exclaimed Dominicus Pike aloud, on reach... ... that, without a house, they should need no wood to warm it; and therefore economy was nonsense. Thus the whole house might be said to have dissolved ... ...chief men of the sect. Individuals had come from the rich establishment at Lebanon, from Canterbury, Harvard, and Alfred, and from all the other local...

...Excerpt: There was once a time when New England groaned under the actual pressure of heavier wrongs than those threatened ones which brought on the Revolution. James II, the bigoted successor of Charles the Voluptuous, had annulled the charters of all the colonies, and sent a harsh and unprincipled soldier...

............................... 11 THE MINISTER?S BLACK VEIL A PARABLE1 ................................................................. 19 THE MAYPOLE OF MERRY MOUNT ................................................................................ 32 THE GENTLE BOY ............................................................................................................ 43...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...m James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publ... ...ious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...tant dust-and-ashes state of mind. The Epicurean still awaits results from economy of indulgence and damp- 144 The V arieties of Religious Experience... ...n the delectable “Reminiscences and Memories of Henry Thomas Butterworth,” Lebanon, Ohio, 1886. Similarly with Saint Teresa. “One day, being in orison...

Excerpt: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James.

...NEUROLOGY............................................................................................................. 11 Lecture II: CIRCUMSCRIPTION OF THE TOPIC ................................................................................................ 34 Lecture III: THE REALITY OF THE UNSEEN ............................................................................

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page i List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii–xiv Pr... ...omeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s App... ... of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, De... ...this Islamic army , he enlisted groups from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jor- dan, Lebanon, Iraq, Oman, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Somalia, and Eritrea... .... In the fall of 1993, another such delegation went to the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon for further training in explosives as well as in intelligence and s... ...how to use truck bombs such as the one that had killed 241 U.S. Marines in Lebanon in 1983.The relation- ship between al Qaeda and Iran demonstrated t... ...ems. International pres- sure on Sudan, together with strains in the world economy, hurt Sudan’s cur- rency. Some of Bin Ladin’s companies ran short o... ... JI operations chief to concen- trate on attacks designed to hurt the U.S. economy. 24 Hambali’s newfound interest in striking against the United Stat... ...SM reasoned he could best influence U.S. policy by targeting the country’s economy. KSM and Y ousef reportedly brainstormed together about what drove ...

...Excerpt: We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans and five Democra...

...CONTENTS List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii?xiv Preface xv 1. ?WE HAVE SOME PLANES? 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION O...

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