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...of Ender, a genius who is sent away to military school at the age of six in the hope that he will develop into the military leader that humanity needs in order to win the war with an alien species. By the time Ender is eleven, the war is at a...
Art of war not easily understood

...subject. It is a much deeper matter than most people appreciate. Sun tzu was a Chinese military philosopher and military leader who wrote the book called "The Art of War." He lived during the period from 500 B.C. to 300 B.C. In his book...
New fiction arrivals at the library

...Mario Delgado Aparain. Johnny Sosa is a black musician in a small town in Uruguay when he is noticed by the local military leader, who turns Johnny into a useful tool for the dictatorship. While Johnny imagines the best possible future - singing...
George Washington: A common man among uncommon founders

...military strategist or tactician. This assessment might be shortsighted. Washington perhaps more than any other military leader of his day learned the lessons of the French and Indian war - to win a war on American soil required techniques unsuited...
Who was LeBron James?

...callousness and traitorousness - and even put a curse on him. So I can understand how you'd figure LeBron James was a military leader, but he wasn't that, either. Some of you probably think he was a human rights icon who took some bold stand for...
Best president of century? Truman

...and the Berlin Wall came down. Today, the United States remains the world's only superpower, the economic and military leader, with high standards of human rights and care for disadvantaged people. When the communists in 1950 invaded South...
Look at some of the facts regarding Bush

...and intelligence people have resigned in protest. Though he did not specify the reason, the most highly regarded military leader of all, Colin Powell, resigned from this administration. Fact: George W. Bush's public approval rating is lower...
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Alaska has lost a friend 7/30/98

...past seven months I had the good fortune to make the acquaintance of Air Force Lt. Gen. David McCloud, Alaska's military leader. The basis of our brief friendship was a mutual passion for airplanes and flying and, since I'm not able to attend...
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: The best president we've never had 6/22/98

...deter a disarming nuclear first strike, and neither has a sophisticated warning system. As terrorism increases, the military leader of one of the nations tells his prime minister that they must launch a pre-emptive strike or lose their weapons...

Now Playing Synopsis: An arrogant army leader is forced to take refuge with the Shaolin masters he once sought to conquer in order to defeat the ruthless warlords who are threatening to plunge the entire of country of China into chaos in this martial arts epic from director Benny Chan. As rival warlords battle for supremacy in the young republic of China, ruthless General Hou Jie (Andy Lau) and his loyal brother Hou Lung use unrelenting force to subjugate the peaceful township of Dengfeng. With thousands of wounded and dead to tend to, the Shaolin temple gracefully offers sanctuary to the injured masses. Meanwhile, each night when darkness falls, loyal disciples Jing Kong, Jing Neng, and Jing Hai don masks and venture out to fight for the weak and impoverished. Upon discovering this transgression, Hou Jie challenges the temple abbot to a duel. But the general's arrogance only grows when the abbot secretly throws the fight and allows him to win. Later when Hou Lung kills Hou Jie's entire family, the repentant leader recognizes the error of his ways, and convinces Wu Dao to teach him the secrets of Shaolin. The situation turns volatile when Hou Jie's vengeful wife, Yan Xi, vows to make Hou Lung pay for killing their daughter at the same time the three masked avengers decide to strike back against the merciless military leader. Later, when Huo Lung launches an all-out attack on the Shaolin temple, the real fight begins. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, Jackie Chan, Fan Bingbing, Wu Jing Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review


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