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National Security Council

A general term for a statutory or ad hoc committee in a country that forms policy and/or advises the chief executive on matters related to national security and foreign relations. National security councils vary by country, but ordinarily they consist of high ranking officials. In the United States, for example, the National Security Council includes the president, the vice president, the secretaries of State and Defense, and the national security advisor.
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In this study, we used optogenetic technique to regulate striatal neuronal activity after transient middle cerebral artery occlusion (tMCAO) followed by NSC transplantation in mice to investigate whether exciting or inhibiting striatal neuronal activity in the peri-infarct region could improve the survival and migration of transplanted NSCs.
Belmonte said that NSC or the liquidator will have two options of selling the plant or negotiate with the city government of Iligan with the end in view of possibly of re-operating the plant.
Because of this deadly epidemic, the National Transportation Safety Board requested that the NSC, the Idaho Peace Officers and Union Pacific Railroad implement what is known as the Operation Lifesaver Program, which works to raise national awareness of railroad crossing issues.
With the NSC defenders allowing the ball to bounce, Farmers forward Brandon Goudie latched on to the ball, but his tame effort was easily stopped.
Regardless of whether larvae were exposed to parasitism or not, mean larval mortality was significantly higher in the treatments with NSC than in the control treatments, and mortality increased with increasing proportions of NSC in the vermiculite (Table 2).
With operational oversight over other NSC elements, the operations center is the organization responsible for understanding and tracking the health of the PLWN; they work to ensure that proper procedures are followed within the NSC construct and that resources are allocated to best meet the needs of the theater.
The post-Cold War world has posed new challenges to NSC
The current management team of NSC Asesores under the leadership of Claudio Nunez, CEO, and Mariv Esteve de Murga, deputy CEO, will remain in place and continue to drive the business in close cooperation with Julius Baer.
It was earlier reported that the NSC would also review the situation arising out of the Pulwama attack.
Haulage operators under the aegis of the Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) have warned that the new registration policy of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), if intended to shore up Federal Government revenue profile, is dead on arrival.
The High Court here today fixed February 27 next year to hear an originating summons filed by Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to challenge the constitutionality of the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016.
"We've been looking at the impact of fatigue in the workplace for a long time, but it is troubling to see just how affected our safety-sensitive industries are," said Emily Whitcomb, senior program manager at NSC. "When you're tired, you can be deadly and these industries are already at higher risk because of their safety sensitive jobs.