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Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

A loan or an issue of securities with no amortization (cf. balloon; purchase fund; serial security; sinking fund). Sometimes seen written as bullit. See straight (cf. plain vanilla).

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The Global Financial Crisis’s Silver Bullet

Jacqui True.

in Scandalous Economics

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Political Economy. 6759 words.

This chapter argues that a crisis of legitimacy in financial and economic institutions has opened the way for the embrace of women’s leadership and for practical initiatives aimed at...

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Technology: Magic Bullets?

Colin S Gray.

in Perspectives on Strategy

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 17978 words.

Chapter 5 is an in-depth examination of the thesis that there are ‘dominant weapons’ that determine the strategic outcome of conflict: re-phrased, ‘better weapons win wars’. As with the...

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Bullets on the Water: Refugee Stories

Aimée Comrie.

in Journal of Refugee Studies

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

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The Responsibility to Protect

Alex J. Bellamy.

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 240 pages.

As recent events in Syria, Darfur and elsewhere show only too well, genocide and mass atrocities is a recurrent problem in world affairs. Despite repeated pleas of ‘never again’, the...

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Michael W. S. Ryan.

in Decoding Al-Qaeda's Strategy

August 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 5851 words.

This introductory chapter argues that eliminating the leaders of al-Qaeda and crushing its network in a single locale are insufficient strategies to achieve total victory against global...

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An Empirical Analysis of Industrial Policy in Morocco

Ahmed Galal.

in Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

April 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 10476 words.

Two extreme views often seem to have dominated the discussions of the role of the government in socioeconomic development. The first view has been that effective government is not only...

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