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IO (1)

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY .

IO (2)

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1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the British Indian Ocean Territory. This is the code used in international transactions to and from BIOT bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the BIOT. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the BIOT.

3. Interest only. A derivative security whose cash flow derives exclusively from interest payments on various debt securities. The underlying asset of an interest-only strip is interest paid on debt securities, rather than the debt securities themselves. Many interest only strips are backed by mortgage interest, but some are also backed by Treasury securities and other debt securities. Interest-only strips are derived from bonds whose coupons' ownership is legally separated (or "stripped") from the debt securities themselves.
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Existing theories on asymmetric warfare, information operations, and state-society relations may offer counterarguments to the idea that decisions against information-centric strategies in asymmetric war result from an issue public coalition that scrutinizes military information operations and a military organizational culture predis posed toward kinetic action.
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Secretary of Defense Bob Gates this week ordered a quick two-week assessment of Defense Department information operations programs.
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The BPG report on Canada-US security relations (2006) defines defensive information operations as the integration and coordination of policies and procedures, operations, personnel, and technology to protect and defend information and information systems.
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Our Guard and Reserve Airmen are as deeply involved in operations at home as they are in the field, gaining new missions in space and information operations. In space, for example, we now have six Air National Guard units.
Our core business areas include Critical Infrastructure Protection, Homeland Security, Information Operations, Information Technology, Intelligence, Systems Security Engineering, and Training and Certification.
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USSTRATCOM is responsible for providing missile warning and advocating missile warning and missile defense capabilities for all combatant commanders in addition to their information operations mission.

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