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  • n  a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs

  • There is much talk of a design in the arras.
  • But spooks lurked behind that arras.
  • Hamlet stabs Polonius (George Hall) as he stands behind the arras not once but repeatedly in an orgiastic frenzy.
News & Articles

  • Media Advisory: Canadian Armed Forces Nijmegen Contingent Pay Their Respects at Vimy Ridge
    On July 13, 2013, a Canadian contingent of 210 participants will stop in Arras, France, to commemorate the sacrifice of more than 66 000 Canadian service personnel who died during the First World War. ...
    July 12, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • Dogs Foiled Terror Attack Against Manas?
    At a U.S. Air Force ceremony last week honoring retiring military dogs, two of the dogs achieved distinction for their service at the Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan. From a report in Stars and Stripes : Arras, a German shepherd born Aug. 26, 2006, was assigned to Tinker on Dec. 10, 2008, the start of his military career. Arras was deployed in support of Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan and Al Udeid Air ...
    July 9, 2013 - EurasiaNet
Quotes

  • Stephen Harper in Canada.com
    The bond between Canada and France dates back centuries,Harper said. "Of all the ties that bind us, few are stronger than those forged right here nine decades ago during the Battles of Arras and Vimy Ridge."
  • Robert Baer in guardian.co.uk
    Baer, who served in the CIA outpost in the mid 1990s, says that "a lot of people in the CIA believe that the Iranians used Chalabi, and or Arras, to manipulate us into a war. Maybe they just thought they were steering us to keep up the pressure on...

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