By Mark Y.D. Wang
In June 1998, U.S. vp Al Gore and the nationwide Partnership for Reinventing govt offered a crew of U.S. military logisticians and RAND analysts the Hammer Award in reputation of a good accomplishment: streamlining military logistics. for many years, the functionality of military logistics fell gradually at the back of top advertisement practices. military mechanics could wait on regular a month for spare elements from far away offer depots so as to fix a down weapon approach. this day a high-velocity, streamlined military provide procedure supplies spare components in part the time it took to convey them simply three years prior. actually, nowadays it acutally takes much less time to get a spare half from a military offer depot than from a advertisement seller.
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I still naturally remain in consultation with the Government of Lebanon in this matter, which obviously requires its concurrence. I need hardly add that any action I take will be in line with the overall objective of respecting the sovereignty and authority of the Government of Lebanon. "I wish to repeat that the humanitarian factor is the one which concerns me. I have consulted the Council because I felt that this was the right thing to do on a matter of such importance. "13 H. "14 12. 13. S/16194, 3 December 1983.
The Council demanded that Iraq, as a contribution to removing the threat to international peace and secu- Humanitarian Intercession 47 rity in the region, immediately end this repression and, in the same context, expressed the hope that an open dialogue would take place to ensure that the human and political rights of all Iraqi citizens were respected. The Council also requested the Secretary-General to pursue his humanitarian efforts in Iraq and to report forthwith, if appropriate on the basis of a further mission to the region, on the plight of the Iraqi civilian population, and in particular the Kurdish population, suffering from the repression in all its forms inflicted by the Iraqi authorities.
Press Release SG/SM/3496 - SC/4588. Humanitarian Intercession 43 to the use of the United Nations flag on the evacuation ships, provided, as is the normal practice, the Lebanese flag is also flown in Lebanese territorial waters. I still naturally remain in consultation with the Government of Lebanon in this matter, which obviously requires its concurrence. I need hardly add that any action I take will be in line with the overall objective of respecting the sovereignty and authority of the Government of Lebanon.