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hard disk

a data storage device in which data is stored on a magnetic disk embodied in a COMPUTER. Most hard disks can store large amounts of data, such as 20 megabytes of numbers or letters.
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In 2006, the eSDI stated that these scenarios were forward-thinking and that they could lead to the reuse of EHR content in future CTs, enhancing data sharing between healthcare systems and clinical research [7].
In 1998-1999, the EU largely adopted ESDI as its own and began to transform it into a European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP), given greater definition by more detailed arrangements for the Europeans to borrow NATO assets for the "Petersberg tasks" (crisis management, peace operations, search and rescue, and humanitarian assistance).
ended up writing is only tangentially about security, the ESDI, and
(36) Spain recognized and seized the political initiative to specialize in the air defense and anti-missile field, and addressed the type of critical need that both the ESDI and the DCI recognized as fundamental if the European states are to be reliable military partners.
The diversity of this group allows for a relatively robust exploration of the ESDI procedure and allows for a reasonable comparison to HDI results within a relatively small sample.
In the wake of the Helsinki Summit, many EU states have shown little enthusiasm for giving Turkey (or other non-EU members) an integral role in ESDI, and there is no consensus in Brussels about these questions.
Robertson is right: Washington sees the ESDI as a plan that threatens America's ability to call the shots in Europe.
The principal challenge for the Germans will inhere in the evolution of ESDI. If burden sharing increasingly characterizes Western security, and if the Europeans are to be encouraged and expected to take on more responsibility for their own security interests - including those that might be threatened from what used to be called the `out-of-area' regions - then it would be logical to assume that Germany must play a larger role in safeguarding, with force if need be, the interests of Europe.
The controversies that delayed publication of the Summit Communique and the Strategic Concept centred on the paragraphs on developing a European Security and Defence Identity (ESDI) (NATO 1999a, paras 8-10 and parts of para 41).
Another three chapters look at important regional security institutions: the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the evolving European Security and Defense Identity (ESDI), and the arms-control and confidence-building regimes that have been established.
DEVELOPING THE EUROPEAN SECURITY AND DEFENSE IDENTITY (ESDI)
the new Golf ESDi five-door model with 1.9L diesel engine is still doing great business for the German maker 22 years after it was first launched