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United States European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) and NATO Missile Defense

On September 17, 2009, President Barack Obama announced the U.S. decision to adopt a new approach to ballistic missile defense in Europe.  This plan is called the European Phased Adaptive Approach or EPAA.  The President stated: To put it simply, our new missile defense architecture in Europe will provide stronger, smarter, and swifter defenses of ...
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Internet Dating and International Financial Scams

Scams involving U.S. citizens have led to the loss of considerable amounts of money, ranging from a few hundred dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars. For more information on commonly encountered scams, please visit the Department of State’s page on  International Financial Scams . Please beware of any emails requesting any personal information such as social security ...
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Secure Flight Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is in the process of implementing a new initiative, known as the “Secure Flight Program”, that is designed to improve the safety of airline passengers and make it more convenient to fly to/from the United States. Effective October 1, 2010, if your travel plans include airline flights to/from ...
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