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It is logically inconceivable that an intelligent leader would cast his strategic advantages to the wind, at a critical time when he needs optimal bargaining position, by staging a monstrous attack before the eyes of the world on a target of strategic unimportance.
With its forces already ensconced in Badme, and in spite of the actual unimportance of the village and surrounding land, the Ethiopian government knew its public would react badly to a withdrawal from territory won at the cost of thousands of Ethiopian lives.
Liverpool should feel shortchanged 3 THE Liverpool boss has always maintained the unimportance of pre-season.
Nado presents readers with a collection of academic essays and scholarly articles focused on the relative importance or unimportance of gender in the building of research relationships over an academic career.
The topics covered include the unimportance of belief, the "deep structure" of religion, rebuttals of orthodoxy, cosmologies and theories of enlightenment, types of spiritual teachers and groups, the mechanics of alternative healing and dreams as they relate to spiritual progress, and more.
In one early statement that frankly startled me, the authors report that "a series of recent content analyses of the top energy technology and policy journals confirms the perceived unimportance of justice as both a methodological and topical issue.
The film looks at a man with feelings of unimportance as everything around him is changing, living in an ADD era in which everyone is bombarded by information.
The move to join the ICC has little to do with the war crimes in Gaza, and much with Abbas' growing unimportance among his allies, but also his own people.
In a complex and crowded modern society, "oversight is essential for us to feel free" and "defining freedom by absence of authority is a formula for futility and unimportance.
Despite the relative unimportance of Meg in the 'opera, mezzo Lauren Segal managed to equal the other women.
It will have to analyze the cultural forces which underlie the present trends which are weakening the institution of the family, including ideologies which relegate "marriage" to a position of unimportance in society.
His ludicrous comments about the unimportance of the FA Cup were followed, predictably, by defeat at the hands of a Sheffield United team struggling to avoid relegation in League One.