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Old 18-07-2014, 04:25 PM   #52
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The M17 road is a Main road in Bosnia and Herzegovina.. The highway is a part of E73. It runs from northern Croatian border Bosanski Brod towards southern Croatian border Doljani, Čapljina. The M17 road goes through 12 cities, and it is part of Corridor Vc..The European route E 73 is a Class-A north-south European route that connects the central part of the continent, specifically Hungary and eastern Croatia to Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Adriatic Sea in the area of the port of Ploče..This 702-kilometre (436 mi) route is also designated as the Pan-European Corridor Vc, a branch of the fifth Pan-European corridor..UNECE was formed in 1947, and their first major act to improve transportation was a joint UN declaration no. 1264, the Declaration on the Construction of Main International Traffic Arteries, signed in Geneva on September 16, 1950, which defined the first E-road network..Similarly, the A10 motorway is planned to connect Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Croatian motorway system through the A1 motorway and the port of Ploče.. The segment of the route through Bosnia and Herzegovina is largely in various stages of planning and development, especially those sections adjacent to the single existing stretch of the A1 motorway near Sarajevo and to planned sections of the Croatian A5 and A10 motorways...

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In English, the dogs of war is a phrase from Act 3, Scene 1, line 273 of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: "Cry 'Havoc!', and let slip the dogs of war". Dog has its ordinary meaning; havoc is a military order permitting the seizure of spoil after a victory and let slip is to release from the leash..Shakespeare's source for Julius Caesar was The Life of Marcus Brutus from Plutarch's Lives and the concept of the war dog appears in that work, in the section devoted to the Greek warrior Aratus..Apart from the literal meaning, parallels have been drawn with the prologue to Henry V, where the warlike king is described as having at his heels, awaiting employment, the hounds "famine, sword and fire"..An alternative interpretation may be the simpler declarative (dependent on the preceding phrase 'let slip'- referring to the act of releasing) a 'dog' (in its mechanical sense) thereby leading to a state of war through issuing the figurative cry of "Havoc"....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosanski_Brod
http://balkanscrapbook.wordpress.com...s-of-war-1992/
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...1&postcount=87If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior strength, evade him. If your opponent is temperamental, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest. If his forces are united, separate them. If sovereign and subject are in accord, put division between them. Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=257
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