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GlobalSecurity.org, launched in 2000, describes itself as a public policy organization whose mission is to be a reliable source of background information and developing news stories in the fields of defense, space, intelligence, WMD, and homeland security. Offering its information products through its website, the organization's editorial office is located in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. This article is about the year 2000. ... Public policy is a course of action or inaction chosen by public authorities to address a problem. ... News is new information or current events. ... In military science, defense (or defence) is the art of preventing an enemy from conquering territory. ... Space has been an interest for philosophers and scientists for much of human history. ... Intelligence (abbreviated or ) is the process and the result of gathering information and analyzing it to answer questions or obtain advance warnings needed to plan for the future. ... Weapons of Mass Destruction is also the name of rapper Xzibits 2004 album. ... Homeland security refers to domestic governmental actions designed to prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism, and also respond to natural disasters. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Location in Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia Founded 1718 Mayor William D. Euille Area    - City 39. ...


The website provides news and analysis on weapons systems and industry , comprehensive guides and directories of military and space related programs, entities, and facilities. GlobalSecurity also emphasises primary political documentation - legislation, political debates, hearings, and reports - materials that may or may not be available online elsewhere, but which GlobalSecurity states that it processes and collates to make more accessible to its readers. The bayonet is used as both knife and spear. ... Bold textJAMES CHECKLEY Legislation (or statutory law) is law which has been promulgated (or enacted) by a legislature or other governing body. ... In law, a hearing is a proceeding before a court or other decisionmaking body or officer. ... Online means being connected to the Internet or another similar electronic network, like a bulletin board system. ... In textual criticism and bibliography, collation means the reading of two (or more) texts side-by-side in order to note their differences. ...


The website is freely accessible to readers and its income is based on online advertising. The website specifically targets "Subject Matter Experts", "Senior Leaders", "Junior Staff and Interns", "Concerned Citizens", and "News Reporters"; the latter stated to be the site's most important online target audience. Online advertising is advertising on the Internet. ... A target market is the market segment which a particular product is marketed to. ...

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Independent Reviews

Forbes.com has a review of the site and lists it in their 'Best of the web' directory.[1] Amazon.com also has reviews and information about the site.[2] Forbes Building on Fifth Avenue in New York City Forbes is a publishing and media company. ... Amazon. ...

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History

GlobalSecurity.org, created in 2000, was originally a fork of the Federation of American Scientists www.fas.org website, GlobalSecurity.org principal John Pike's former employer, using Pike's content originally on the FAS site. [3] John E. Pike (fl. ...

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References

  1. ^ http://www.forbes.com/bow/b2c/review.jhtml?id=6093
  2. ^ http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006EBK0/002-2955894-3480040?v=glance
  3. ^ //www.globalsecurity.org/copyright.htm, accessed Sept 17, 2006
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