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Leadership has been described as the “process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task”. Definitions more inclusive of followers have also emerged. Alan Keith of Genentech states that, 'Leadership is ultimately about creating a way for people to contribute to making something extraordinary happen.' According to Ken 'SKC' Ogbonnia, 'effective leadership is the ability to successfully integrate and maximize available resources within the internal and external environment for the attainment of organizational or societal goals.'

 
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Rising Energy Competition and Energy Security in Northeast Asia: I...

By: Emma Chanlett Avery

Summary: Asia has become a principal driver in world energy markets, largely due to China’s remarkable growth in demand. As the gap between consumption and production levels in Asia expands, the region’s economic powers appear to be increasingly anxious about their energy security, concerned that tight supplies and consequent high prices may constrain economic growth. Rising energy competition in East Asia promises to impact U.S. policy in many ways, from contributing to...

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Rising Energy Competition and Energy Security in Northeast Asia: I...

By: Emma Chanlett Avery

Summary: Asia has become a principal driver in world energy markets, largely due to China’s remarkable growth in demand. As the gap between consumption and production levels in Asia expands, the region’s economic powers appear to be increasingly anxious about their energy security, concerned that tight supplies and consequent high prices may constrain economic growth. Rising energy competition in East Asia promises to impact U.S. policy in many ways, from contributing to...

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The United States and Europe: Possible Options for U.S. Policy

Summary: The United States and Europe share a long and intertwined history, replete with many ups and downs. The modern transatlantic relationship was forged in the aftermath of World War II to deter the Soviet threat and to promote security and stability in Europe. NATO and the European Union (EU), the latest stage in a process of European integration begun in the 1950s, are the two key pillars upon which the U.S.-European partnership still rests. The U.S. Congress and ...

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The Fbi: Past, Present, And Future

By: Todd M. Masse

Excerpt: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the lead agency in the Department of Justice (DOJ) which has the dual mission of protecting U.S. national security and combating criminal activities. As a statutory member of the U.S. Intelligence Community, it is charged with maintaining domestic security by investigating foreign intelligence agents/officers and terrorists who pose a threat to U.S. national security. The Bureau’s criminal investigative priorities inc...

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Military Tribunals: Historical Patterns and Lessons

By: Louis Fisher

Excerpt: After the terrorist acts of September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush authorized the creation of military tribunals to try individuals who gave assistance to the attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. The military order issued by President Bush closely traced the model established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who appointed a military tribunal in 1942 to try eight German saboteurs. In Ex parte Quirin (1942), the Supreme Court unanimously upheld t...

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Prevention and Control of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Long-Ter...

By: Vishnu Priya Sneller, M. B. B. S.

Preface: This document contains information that long-term care facilities (nursing facilities) can use to: Establish and maintain a sustainable immunization program for patients and staff. Establish a surveillance program to monitor acute respiratory illnesses. Why formalize an immunization program? The immunization program for residents of long-term care facilities, as outlined in this document, emphasizes vaccination against influenza and pneumococcal disease because ...

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