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  • But as government tactics have grown more brutal, a new and better-armed generation of Baluch warriors has hardened into an authentic national movement.

    Pakistan’s Fatal Shore

  • The name mirrors an investing handbook he authored in 1998 in which he portrays individual investors as up against better-armed professional investors.

    Sticking With It on China

  • An independent analysis of the fluid military situation in Libya says the rebels are poorly organized, but have high morale as they face better-armed troops loyal to Libyan leader Colonel Moammar Gadhafi.

    Analysts: Libya Faces Possible Military Stalemate

  • Students may only gain the understanding after the fact, but they'll be better-armed for future readings, the hope being that ultimately they'll "experience" literature with as much richness as the professor presumably does.

    Teaching the Book

  • Hezbollah's military branch, supported by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, is considered better-armed and trained then the Lebanese army, and is viewed by many Arabs as the one military group in the region, other than Iran, capable of fighting Israel.

    Lebanon Vote Elevates Hezbollah

  • Although outnumbered, the heavier and better-armed English ships prevailed in the battle of Goodwin Sands.

    Weatherwatch: storm at sea

  • He said the increase in suicide bombings suggests the Taliban is no longer as willing to engage in conventional fighting with a larger and better-armed contingent of NATO and Afghan forces.

    Afghanistan civilian casualties spike; officials say 200 killed in 2-week period

  • Until Sunday, the rebel offensive to retake Brega had been limited mainly to mortar and rocket attacks from outside the city, as better-armed loyalists had slowed the rebel advance through the use of landmines and shelling.

    Libyan Rebels: Street Fighting Engulfs Brega

  • The International Monetary Fund lacks the muscle; the better-armed World Trade Organization lacks jurisdiction.

    For U.S. and China, Co-Dependency Breeds Bilateral Risk

  • Rebels claimed to be inflicting heavy damage on their better-armed opponents, saying dozens of Gaddafi's fighters had been killed.

    Violence in Libya sows fears of long civil war

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