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When World War Two erupted, the Netherlands declared itself as a neutral state and intended to avoid any conflict. However, on May 10, 1940, Germany struck an unanticipated attack on the Netherlands. After several days of resistance, the Netherlands were officially occupied a week later by German troops (Belgium). It would be another 5 years until the Canadians, under the leadership of General H.D.G. Crerar, liberated the Dutch (Liberation of Holland). Until then, over 200,000 Dutchmen and women...

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The Elderly in Netherlands

the Netherlands Writing on Topics 5/21/2012 Elderly in the Netherlands Nowadays, the elderly is a serious issue around the world; nearly all industrial countries are facing enormous pressure about the coming of aging society. As one of the most advanced countries in the world, how about the situation of elderly in the Netherlands ? Can Dutch society provide the best care to the Baby Boomer? Aging society, the Netherlands is on the way “For the Netherlands, the...

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Tolerance in the Netherlands

Tolerance in the Netherlands In all aspects, the Netherlands has always been a very tolerant country. Nevertheless, there is a remarkable diminution going on in the Dutch liberty. For example, after the murder on politician Pim Fortuyn, who had a critical opinion on the Islamization of the Netherlands, ethnical tolerance became less. Also, the government wants to make more restrictions to the drugs policy. Now broadcasted on the TV is an advertising about a internet campaign to regain the high level...

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Drug Laws of the Netherlands

-Drug Laws of The Netherlands – Is a Permissive Legal System Better than a Restrictive One in the Case of Drugs? Introduction The Netherlands is one of the most highly developed countries in the world. It is an international, well-integrated country with policies that are among the world's most liberal. In fact, The Netherlands has perhaps the most liberal view on drug use than any other country and has even gone to the extreme of extraordinarily relaxing its laws regarding ‘soft' drugs...

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HMUN the netherlands

The Netherlands is part of the NATO, but not all of the countries of the European Union are members of it. So what my country proposes is that The European Union should create a peaceful treaty between the NATO and the EU members of this alliance, to break the military relations, so we can stop depending on USA, Canada and other countries that are not part of the European Union. Europe should take responsibility for itself. This gives rise to the common refrain of Mr. Kashmeri and some analysts:...

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Immigration and Islam Netherlands and France

Immigration and Islam in France and the Netherlands After the post-war, WWII, era Europe faced a shortage of labor, at the same time it had to rebuild its infrastructure and economy. France and Netherlands both faced the same problem and like their counterparts in Europe they found the answer in guest-workers. These guest workers were immigrants from former colonies and other developing countries. However, these guest-workers later settled down and brought their families. This led to a larger...

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Positioning Strategy for Starbucks in the Netherlands

 INTRODUCTION As exports and imports of goods and services both account for over 60% of nominal GDP, the life-blood of Dutch prosperity is foreign trade. Because of its internally-oriented characteristics, Netherlands has the embedded culture that welcomes diversified products or services from the world, while in some other countries in the EU, for instance, France or Italy, have ultimate pride for their own culture, especially for the product that I am planning to introduce—coffee. Being an everyday...

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Netherlands-Cyber Warfare

CMUN COMMITTEE: Disarmament and International Security Committee COUNTRY: Netherlands SCHOOL: Hiranandani Foundation School DELEGATES: Syed Sharique Ahmed and Aditya. A. Kumar TOPIC AREA: Cyber warfare The Kingdom of Netherlands expresses it deep concern of the rising problem of cyber warfare and regrets the rise of yet another form of warfare. The Netherlands fully supports all international efforts for solving this major problem, reaffirms its readiness for a continuation active role...

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Liberal Democracies - the Netherlands

How far can the Netherlands claim to be the birth of Liberal Democracy? The Netherlands can use the work of Hugo Grotius, Justus Lipsius and Dirk Van Coornhert to support the claim that they are the birth of Liberal Democracy. However, one must also look at the influence Ancient Greece had on the birth of Liberal Democracy, as many of the leaders and theologians helped to create Liberal Democracy. One of the key figures that support the idea that the Netherlands can claim to be the birth of...

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The Evolution of Constitutional Governments in the Netherlands and England

 Constitutional Monarchies is England and the Netherlands During the During the Age of Enlightenment, from the 16th to early 19th century, Europe was in the midst of one of the largest changes of thinking in history. During this era new ideas of government and human rights swept through the continent. Philosophies and theories from John Locke, Voltaire, Thomas Hobbes, and countless others set the world stage for rule from the people. While many rulers during this age became absolute monarchies...

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