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Lindsey Dodd

, shelter evolution was dramatic. Following the first daylight raid in July 1941, the mayor contacted Lorient’s mayor, who was constructing four deep shelters on the orders of the Kreiskommandant.36 By summer 1942, building materials were released by the Germans, and money from the Ministry of the Interior allocated to build two deep, high-capacity shelters. By February 1943, when bombing was heavy, around 8,000 people were regularly sheltering there.37 By designating ‘threatened zones’ from April 1942  – areas ‘more exposed than others to the danger of aerial bombardment

in French children under the Allied bombs, 1940–45
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A conclusion
Lindsey Dodd

’ve missed the house!’ So he went back up the rue de Solesmes, and there was just an enormous crater. The house was gone. And so we lost everything. Everything, everything, everything. And my mother, she became so ill, so depressed afterwards that she didn’t apply for any of the compensation after the war. So we lived in misery for years. That’s it. That’s what war is. Absolutely nothing left. Not a shirt, nothing. You could build [a house] with money, but a home with everything inside, it’s impossible. You can’t imagine what it’s like just to have the clothes you’re standing

in French children under the Allied bombs, 1940–45
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Lindsey Dodd

. Collecting the belongings of sinistrés (bombed-out people) was last on the list, but these were to be treated with great care: everything was meticulously recorded and stored under guard.16 Following the March 1942 Renault raid, workers loaded one hundred lorries with furniture, gathered eighty tons of bedding, and seven million francs-worth of money and jewellery.17 It was a vast job. v 129 v Experiencing bombing Clearance took place across Boulogne-Billancourt on eighty-four sites, and employed 2,500 workers. It finished on 1 April 1943. Three days later, the second air

in French children under the Allied bombs, 1940–45
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Christoph Menke

following as Agamemnon. 14 It does not matter at whose hands, how, or by which means retribution is exacted: “The case now stands where it stands –​it moves to fulfilment at its destined end. Not by offerings burned in secret, not by secret libations, not by tears, shall man soften the stubborn wrath of unsanctified sacrifices” (Agamemnon, 67–​71). 15 Marcel Hénaff, The Price of Truth:  Gift, Money, and Philosophy, trans. J.-​ L. Morhange and A.-​M. Feenberg-​Dibon (Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 2010), 215. 16 René Girard, Violence and the Sacred, trans. P

in Law and violence
‘Victim’ nations and the brotherhood of humanity
Rebecca Gill

moment. In his thunderous Bulgarian Horrors and the Question of the East , Gladstone advocated ‘moral intervention’ in the Balkans and proclaimed a rejuvenation of British politics based on universal values. Protestors were urged to donate money for the relief of the victims of oppression as an expression of solidarity with their fellow protestors and their suffering

in Calculating compassion
Imogen Richards

included Saudi benefactors with stakes in private industry, such as a wholesale fish business ( Rosenberg 2004 ). In another example, Mustafa Ahmed al-Hasnawi, a Saudi national and contractual Bin Laden ‘money man’, received US$15,000 from the 9/11 hijackers in unused funds before 11 September 2001, when he was provided with a safe haven by the UAE government following the attacks ( Levitt 2002b ). Diplomatic and economic arrangements between the UAE and the US, deriving from the UAE’s founding membership of the GCC, allegedly meant that Hasnawi was never extradited or

in Neoliberalism and neo-jihadism
Imogen Richards

from politicians who want to use public money to maintain patronage networks that are critical to their political survival. Asking them to be fiscally responsible may be tantamount to asking them to commit political suicide, something they are understandably reluctant to do. ( Fukuyama 2007 , 124) Although it may be reductive to assign responsibility for the GFC solely to the US’s role in neoliberalism’s ‘ecological dominance’ ( Jessop 2000 ), political and economic decisions made in the US during this period constitute a vital example of neoliberal policies

in Neoliberalism and neo-jihadism
Imogen Richards

discrepancies existed between valuations of humanitarian goods and contracts paid for with Iraqi oil money by Cotecna inspectors and overseers from the UN Security Council ( Otterman 2005 ). A report by Charles Duelfer, former Special Advisor to the Director of Central Intelligence for Iraqi weapons of mass destruction and leader of the Iraq Survey group, alleged that Chinese, Russian, Polish, Indian, and French military industries were paid with funds from the scheme to supply Iraq with weapons, including a tank carrier, missile-fuel-processing plant, a propulsion system

in Neoliberalism and neo-jihadism
Sandra Buchanan

prosperous society can be built’, 5 the background to the Fund’s development seemed ambiguous, even to him: ‘it is unclear who was the inventor of this unique, tax-exempt, international institution, of which almost nobody in Britain has ever heard … I suspect that its conception was influenced by a muddled, but benevolent, desire to believe that money could buy peace, even in Ireland

in Transforming conflict through social and economic development
Irene Chan

dangerous substances (e.g., anthrax powder), as well as intensifying the suppression of money laundering 2006 Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) Law People's Bank of China (PBC) issued two new rules in conjunction with the AML Law: the Rules for Anti-Money-Laundering by Financial Institutions (the AML Rules) and the Administrative Rules for the Reporting of Large-Value and Suspicious Transaction by Financial Institutions The AML Law and the two PBC rules constituted a new legal framework which

in Non-Western responses to terrorism