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  • This open-hand policy translates into a long-term hudna (truce/ceasefire), acceptance of borders (1967), and a referendum on the Peace Process.

    Wasseem El Sarraj: Gazans Are No Fools

  • He jumped up to meet his advancing opponent, springing forward with superhuman speed, ducking another blow and coming in with an open-hand, closed-fingered strike designed to end it there and then, pierce the chest wall and penetrate the heart.

    Masked

  • I hate when people feel free to slap with an open-hand, but if you rephrased their comments, boy would the fur fly.

    Ann Aguirre » Blog Archive » Can of worms

  • My family used spanking open-hand on rear only for repeated offenses that had been previously punished in less dire ways.

    Welcome to Corporal Punishment

  • Mixed martial arts permits a much wider range of striking (kicking and open-hand hits are permitted, as are most blows below the waist) as well as submissions, takedowns, and ground fighting, testing ability of all three.

    To Some, the Ultimate Fight

  • Take, for example, the classic Ric Flair open-hand chop to the chest, seen literally thousands of times by millions of fans over the last thirty or so years.

    The Hardcore Diaries

  • Last month, Sibanda's faction demanded Tsvangirai relinquish the party presidency and the right to use the opposition symbol of an open-hand salute and turn in party property.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • And I'm not talking about no pussy-ass open-hand slapping.

    It's Time to Bring Back the Slapping...

  • Personally, I've enjoyed the couple of Japanese styles I've run into and they have the work out you might be looking for with grappling and open-hand styles.

    nisayon Diary Entry

  • Among the methods being studied, open-hand searches of passenger's bodies and new explosive detective machines.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004

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