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  1. Defence is the responsibility of New Zealand, in consultation with the Cook Islands and at its request. (Web site)
  2. Defence is the responsibility of the federal government, with naval patrol vessels, a garrison and an air detachment based on the island. (Web site)
  3. A defence was launched on his behalf by Foucault, Barthes, Leiris, Sollers, and other intellectuals (Littérature interdite, 1972). (Web site)
  4. Defence was destroyed in a spectacular explosion viewed by most of the deploying Grand Fleet, sinking with all hands (903 officers and men).
  5. The defence is only available in cases of murder and serves to reduce the offence to manslaughter. (Web site)

Self Defence

  1. The use of self defence is a controversial issue and indeed in many situations, it may be appropriate; but like any battle, it can go pear shaped.
  2. Israel, backed by the US, portrays its war on Lebanon as a war of self defence.

Pirc Defence

  1. The Pirc Defence is a relatively new opening.
  2. Mikhail Tal vs Tigran Petrosian, Moscow 1974, Pirc Defence (B08), 1–0 Tal destroys perhaps the greatest defensive player of all time in a miniature.
  3. The Pirc Defence, sometimes known as the Ufimtsev Defence, is a chess opening characterised by Black responding to 1.

National Defence

  1. When the Liberals returned to power in the 1963 election, Hellyer became Minister of National Defence in the cabinet of Lester B. Pearson.
  2. Hong Kong would enjoy a high degree of autonomy in all matters except diplomatic affairs and national defence.
  3. National defence in the face of an aggressive world power is, by arrangement, the responsibility of Italy's armed forces.

Dutch Defence

  1. The Dutch Defence is the opening for the player with great fighting spirit and nice understanding of position.
  2. The Dutch Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves 1.d4 f5 (in algebraic notation). (Web site)
  3. Shirov and Carlsen repeat their hyper-sharp Svesh from the last round of MTel last year, while Nakamura again went for the Dutch Defence against Kramnik.


  1. This "Triumvirate of National Defence" functioned as a collective head of government, although effective control was in Venizelos' hands.
  2. This "Triumvirate of National Defence" functioned as a collective head of state, although effective control was in Venizelos' hands. (Web site)
  3. The British Army comes under the control of the Ministry of Defence alongside its sister services. (Web site)

Successful Defence

  1. Following the successful defence of the island during the Great Siege of 1565, the Knights Hospitaller built new walls and fortifications. (Web site)
  2. Tenix Defence Systems is Australia's largest and most successful defence and technology contractor.


  1. Following the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the conclusion of the Polish Defence War of 1939, the town was annexed to the German Reich.
  2. The grateful King bestowed the motto "Fortiter Defendit Triumphans" ("Triumphing by a brave defence") upon the town.


  1. After the outbreak of the Polish Defence War of 1939 the Border Defence Corps (KOP) was severely stripped of all the reserves and heavy armament. (Web site)
  2. The influential National Security and Defence Council has called on the judiciary to investigate why Ukraine was unable to prevent the outbreak. (Web site)


  1. On his return, Piso addressed the Senate in his defence, and Cicero replied with the coarse and exaggerated invective known as In Pisonem.
  2. In 1531 he printed his first oration against Erasmus, in defence of Cicero and the Ciceronians.


  1. Dismissed by Antony and then by the senate as a bit player, he proved repeatedly capable of deft and resolute action in defence of his interests.
  2. Aero India, which Defence Minister A.K. Antony will inaugurate, will also feature two conferences of note.


  1. Now after 12.Qf3 Kramnik felt that there was no defence for his opponent.

Former Minister

  1. Pannu is a bright lawyer from Vancouver who, way back when, was an assistant to a former minister of national defence, Kim Campbell. (Web site)


  1. Mrs Nora Owen is a former Minister for Justice, and Sean Barrett was Minister for Defence and the Marine and a former government chief whip.
  2. Colley remained as Tánaiste, but demanded and got a veto on Haughey's ministerial appointments to the Departments of Justice and Defence.
  3. Colley remained as Tnaiste and demanded and got a veto on Haughey's appointments to the Departments of Justice and Defence.


  1. Khairpur was one of the Sovereign states that acceded the subjects of defence, communications and foreign affairs to Pakistan between 1947 to 1949.
  2. Zaman, Arshad, National security and development strategy: towards an integrated strategy for the defence and development of Pakistan.
  3. France is also actively involved in building and maintaining an alliance with Pakistan within the defence industry. (Web site)


  1. Australia's only defence against the Japanese at this time was its distance from Japan and the size of the country.
  2. The Territorial Army (TA) i s a voluntary part-time civilian force which plays a useful role in the defence of the country.
  3. Shortly after arriving in the country, he enlisted in the Israel Defence Forces and served in the Artillery Corps.


  1. The competence and functions of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine are determined by law.
  2. From 1990 to 1992 Kuchma was a member of the Ukrainian parliament (Committee on Defence and State Security), and became Prime Minister of Ukraine in 1992. (Web site)
  3. The defence of Ukraine and the protection of its sovereignty, territorial indivisibility and inviolability, are entrusted to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.


  1. The country relies heavily on France for its defence, although military spending is high in comparison to other sectors of government. (Web site)
  2. Despite Monaco being independent, its defence is the responsibility of France. (Web site)
  3. In foreign policy, Poland allied itself with France (February 1921) as a defence against both Germany and Soviet Russia. (Web site)

French Defence

  1. This book continues the coverage of the French Defence that was begun by Pedersen in The Main Line French: 3 Nc3.
  2. He has also been a pioneer in the development of the Advance Variation of the French Defence and of the Alapin Variation of the Sicilian Defence. (Web site)
  3. As all major openings the French defence is full of concepts and variations.


  1. Makogonov helped develop Kasparov's positional skills and taught him to play the Caro-Kann Defence and the Tartakower System of the Queen's Gambit Declined. (Web site)
  2. People who play the Dutch Defence are usually aiming for more than a draw.
  3. He agitated for the freeing of the revolutionary Max Hoelz and wrote a play, Staatsraeson (For reasons of State) in defence of Sacco and Vanzetti), in 1928. (Web site)


  1. The orders to hold would last over a week, giving time for the Soviets to build up a defence around Leningrad and along the bank of River Luga. (Web site)
  2. The orders to hold would last over a week, giving time for the Soviets to build up a defence around Leningrad and along the bank of the Luga River. (Web site)
  3. Defence Secretary Des Browne has confirmed orders for two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy. (Web site)


  1. David Thewlis as Remus Lupin, a member of the Order of the Phoenix and former Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher.
  2. Prisma Firewall constantly adapts it's behavior in order to build the best defence for your computer. (Web site)


  1. The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine may take part in the meetings of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine.
  2. Air-to-air refuelling is part of the European Capabilities Action Plan of the European Defence Agency.
  3. In 1994 the Ministry of Defence announced RAF Finningley was to close as part of the Front Line First defence cuts. (Web site)


  1. Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. (Web site)
  2. The Dutch defence is a defense for black with 1. (Web site)


  1. He defeated Germans and Normans who tried to gain control over Italy, where he built castles and cities in order to reinforce his defence. (Web site)
  2. His second war was in defence of the Gauls against the Germans, though some time before he had made Ariovistus, their king, recognized at Rome as an ally. (Web site)
  3. At the same time this government invested hugely in a massive re-armament program designed to bring French defence up to the level of the Germans. (Web site)

Soviet Union

  1. The Armenian military was formed after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and with the establishment of the Ministry of Defence in 1992.
  2. May 14 - Eight communist bloc countries, including the Soviet Union, sign a mutual defence treaty called the Warsaw Pact.
  3. During the Polish Defence War of 1939 it was annexed by the Soviet Union and attached to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.


  1. Under English law, estoppel by representation of fact usually acts as a defence, though it may act in support of a cause of action or counterclaim.
  2. The Communist Party had been banned in May 1940 soon after the outset of World War II under the Defence of Canada Regulations of the War Measures Act. (Web site)
  3. The police officers in question will be armed and will act as the last line of defence if someone tries to take over an aircraft. (Web site)


  1. The same communication in the same circumstances shall be made to the advocate or counsel conducting the defence on behalf of the prisoner of war. (Web site)


  1. They also prevented the sacking of experienced Soviet military leaders such as Zhukov, who would later play a vital role in the defence of Moscow.
  2. Also awarded to all surviving holders of the Medal for the Defence of Moscow. (Web site)
  3. On May 1, 1944 a medal For the defence of Moscow and in 1947 another medal In memory of the 800th anniversary of Moscow were instituted.


  1. Moore was killed while directing the defence of the town in an action known as the Battle of Corunna.
  2. Moore was killed while directing the successful defence of the town known as the Battle of Corunna.
  3. The FRENCH DEFENCE is a battle for control of the central dark squares: d4 and e5. (Web site)


  1. Seton, a British-born Canadian living in the successful defence of the town against the Boers (Afrikaners), who outnumbered his troops eight to one.
  2. The successful defence of Canada relied almost entirely on British regular troops, the Royal Navy, and Native Indian allies.
  3. It was decided by the British Government to withdraw troops from Norway for the defence of the British Isles and to support the war effort in France.


  1. All defence matters have been dependent on the state which controls Hong Kong.
  2. Also, Greenlanders were recognized as a separate people under international law.[ 24] Denmark maintains control of foreign affairs and defence matters. (Web site)
  3. He was known for his many great achievements in domestic and foreign affairs, diplomacy, defence matters and culture.

Nimzo-Indian Defence

  1. After 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 White players often play 3.Nc3 allowing the Nimzo-Indian Defence.
  2. The term "defense" does not imply passivity; many defenses are quite aggressive (such as the Nimzo-Indian Defence).


  1. He is known as a leading expert on the Grünfeld Defence, which has been favored by both Kasparov and Leko.


  1. There was evidence that she had a seriously abnormal personality, and her main defence at trial was provocation. (Web site)
  2. Stonehouse conducted his own defence at the trial.
  3. He made a strong defence at his trial, and it was in the evidence led that the famous phrase 'he drove a gig ' (hence Carlyle 's gigmanity) was used.


  1. The other defence to murder which reduces the charge to one of manslaughter is diminished responsibility.
  2. The starting point is to note that, like the law of murder, the partial defence of provocation is of common law origin. (Web site)
  3. Despite the very creditable efforts of the Defence, Snape was adjudged guilty of the crime of murder.


  1. This was refused for by this time the defence of Plevna had become a matter of prestige rather than strategy in Constantinople.


  1. Napoleon now left his army to return to Paris and prepare a defence of Poland from the advancing Russians. (Web site)


  1. When Nazi Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, Mikołajczyk joined the Army as a private, and served in the defence of Warsaw.
  2. On May 18, 1792 a Russian army of 100,000 crossed the Polish border and headed for Warsaw, thus starting the War in Defence of the Constitution. (Web site)
  3. Initially the air defence of Warsaw was fairly successful.


  1. We advocated a New Labour policy on the economy and also on law and order; we aimed to be as forward-looking on defence as on public services.
  2. So a person can not take recourse to the defence of estoppel to plead that a false representation has been made regarding the provisions of a statute or law. (Web site)
  3. Pierre Frank and Raymond Molinier were indicted under a law making "threats to the integrity or defence of the French Empire" an offence.

United Kingdom

  1. The Royal Navy has historically played a central role in the defence and wars of England, Great Britain and later the United Kingdom.
  2. In 1964 the functions of the Admiralty were transferred to the Secretary of State for Defence and the Defence Council of the United Kingdom.
  3. The Admiralty Board is a committee of the Defence Council of the United Kingdom responsible for the administration of the Royal Navy.


  1. The opening was replay of game three in which Anand used the Slav defence and comfortably held a draw. (Web site)
  2. In a previous review I talked about Volumes 6&7 of Opening for White According to Anand, by Alexander Khalifman, which covers the French Defence. (Web site)
  3. It took only 30 moves of a Grünfeld Defence for Anand to go down because he had nothing to offer against the uncompromising attack on the king by Topalov.


  1. Technorati Tags: chess, defence, garry, grandmaster, kasparov, kramnik, sicilian, strategy, Sveshnikov, tactics, Vladimir.
  2. Anand was keen on keeping the complications, avoiding lines that would have taken the game to technical endgame positions while Kramnik was solid in defence. (Web site)
  3. Kasparov made a critical error in game 10 with the Nimzo-Indian Defence, which Kramnik exploited to win in 25 moves.

Ruy Lopez

  1. In the title match Kramnik dropped the sicilian and successfully employed the Berlin defence of the Ruy Lopez.
  2. Kasparov hit back immediately in game 10, with a novelty in the Ruy Lopez Open Defence. (Web site)


  1. He made enormous contributions to chess opening theory in many openings, including the English Opening, Grünfeld Defence, and the Sicilian Defence.
  2. The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the moves: The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4.
  3. The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1.

Michael Smith

  1. Michael Smith is a British journalist for The Times and the New Statesman who specialises in defence issues.


  1. Arnobius is a vigorous apologist for the Christian faith, more earnest in his defence of Christianity than perfectly orthodox in his tenets.


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