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  • I mostly picked up and delivered inter-departmental mail as well mail to and from the downtown post office.

    Newspapers: Dumb, Fat & Lazy?

  • While overseas media such as Reuters and AFP have reported on the riot, Xinhua Chinese has a news story describing the confrontation and riot as an inter-departmental fire drill.

    Global Voices in English » China: Mass incident sparked by a dead body

  • * A cross-functional, inter-departmental committee of experts will review the proposals and select the most promising ideas for funding.

    Craig Newmark: Dept of Veterans Affairs asks employees how to do better

  • Google's missed deadline comes on the heels of a leaked inter-departmental letter in mid-April showing that performance issues with the Google implementation were frustrating users of L. A.'s pilot testing program.

    In L.A., Google Blowing Big Cloud Marketing Chance

  • Prior to the academic year 1973 – 1974, Shalvi was elected head of the Institute of Languages and Literature at the Hebrew University, a position in which she also introduced such innovations as an inter-departmental staff seminar in which faculty members presented and studied a common topic (e.g., the Epic).

    Alice Hildegard Shalvi.

  • However, it's conceivable that, in its desire to fully comprehend the cases -- and to "own" them, if you like -- the administration has poured all its energies into the inter-departmental Task Force that is currently halfway through reviewing all the Guantanamo prisoners 'cases.

    Andy Worthington: As Judge Orders Release of Tortured Guantanamo Prisoner, Government Refuses to Concede Defeat

  • As Eric Holder tours Europe looking for new homes for some of the prisoners that the administration's inter-departmental review has cleared for release (who, like the Uighurs, cannot be repatriated because their home countries have notoriously poor human rights records), he is increasingly meeting resistance from countries whose governments argue, with some justification, that they cannot be expected to help out unless the U.S. is also willing to play its part by accepting prisoners.

    Andy Worthington: Free The Guantanamo Uighurs!

  • Moreover, on a day-to-day basis, Holder's integrity has repeatedly been called into question by his apparent refusal to look beyond the decisions about the prisoners that are being made by the administration's inter-departmental Guantánamo Task Force, and to prevent DoJ lawyers from pursuing worthless habeas corpus cases in the District Courts.

    Andy Worthington: Will Eric Holder Be the Anti-Torture Hero?

  • But now that the Tories are faced with the prospect of actually running the country, they have come to accept that the current model is ill-suited to dealing with problems that cut across more than one department and that inter-departmental rivalries all too often obstruct good policy.

    David Cameron is planning a government of GOATS and Dragons

  • At Guantánamo this week, the Military Commission trial system convened for only the second time since President Obama announced a four-month freeze on all proceedings on his first day in office to give the new administration's inter-departmental Guantánamo Task Force an opportunity to review the best ways in which to deal with the remaining prisoners inherited from the Bush administration.

    Andy Worthington: Predictable Chaos as Guantanamo Trials Resume


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