Reconfiguring: Webster's Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 35 pages
Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageAfghanistan - News: September 19, 2006 - Headline: U.S. Foreign Policy Focuses on Terror. Author: Jela De Franceschi. Excerpt: The problem involves the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, especially nuclear weapons, the problem involves non-state actors like al-Qaida or other that resemble it capable of acting with great violence across state boundaries. The problem includes the weakness of international institutions, which is also bound up with the immense difficulty of reconfiguring international institutions, maintains Professor Lieber. American leadership in dealing with these issues, he says, is indispensable.Discovery and International Space Station - News: December 13, 2006 - Headline: Astronauts Move Forward With Space Station Maintenance. Excerpt: This was Curbeam's fourth space walk and Swedish astronaut Fuglesang's first time outside a spacecraft. Both astronauts will begin the process of reconfiguring and redistributing power on the station with a second outing, Thursday.Florida - News: May 6, 2002 - Headline: Terrorist Threat Prompts Changes in Airport Design. Excerpt: For the moment, he says, airports are planning and worrying, aware that reconfiguring space to meet the new security guidelines will be a daunting and very expensive task.Iraq - News: November 14, 2003 - Headline: Rumsfeld: No Plans for Early US Withdrawal from Iraq. Excerpt: Mr. Rumsfeld also will visit South Korea, where the United States has been talking with officials on reconfiguring its 37,000 troops in the country.Iraq - News: November 14, 2003 - Headline: Rumsfeld: No Plans For Early Withdrawal From Iraq. Excerpt: Mr. Rumsfeld also will visit South Korea, where the United States has been talking with officials on reconfiguring its 37000 troops in the country.Iraq - News: November 14, 2003 - Headline: Rumsfeld, Koizumi Discuss Rebuilding Iraq, Security Concerns. Author: Amy Bickers. Excerpt: The defense secretary goes to South Korea on Sunday, to continue discussions on reconfiguring the 37,000 U.S. forces based there.U.S. - News: June 5, 2005 - Headline: US Report Identifies Simple Ways to Improve Airport Security. Excerpt: The New York Times says a confidential report by the Department of Homeland Security proposes modest changes, such as expanding the use of explosives detection devices, adding armed guards, and reconfiguring baggage checkpoints.United States - News: January 17, 2004 - Headline: A New Book Claims Humans Are Causing Plagues. Author: Rosanne Skirble. Excerpt: And so you find this whole range of new infections, from old to new that is reconfiguring itself. It is mutating, said Mr. Walters. There is some reason that this is all happening together. And the reason is that we have made radical changes in the environment and thereby put humans in the way of diseases that evolutionarily did not tend to mess [bother] us very much.United States - News: August 19, 2004 - Headline: Repositioning US Troops Could Have Drawbacks. Author: Gary Thomas. Excerpt: Mr. Cohen, a Republican who was secretary of defense in the Democrat administration of President Clinton, says the notion of reconfiguring U.S. troops was under consideration even during his tenure at the Pentagon. He says repositioning troops, especially to new facilities in the new member countries of NATO, could turn out to be very expensive, at least initially.Patent UsageAllocating Connections in a Communication System: Patented by James B. Martin on March 28, 2003. Abstract: Dynamic allocation of connections in a communication network. When a new connection request is received by the network management system this request can be accepted or rejected. In case it is accepted the connection can be set up by allocating new or reconfiguring existing connection resources. The reconfiguration options are constrained to a set of allowed reconfigurations which is a subset of the set of a

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