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GCHQ
The GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS HEADQUARTERS (GCHQ) is a British intelligence and security organisation responsible for providing signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information assurance to the British government and armed forces . Based in " The Doughnut ", in the suburbs of Cheltenham , GCHQ is the responsibility of the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs , but it is not a part of the Foreign Office and its Director ranks as a Permanent Secretary . GCHQ was originally established after the First World War as the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) and was known under that name until 1946. During the Second World War it was located at Bletchley Park , where it was famed for its role in the breaking of the German Enigma codes
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Information Assurance
INFORMATION ASSURANCE (IA) is the practice of assuring information and managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data and the systems and processes used for those purposes. Information assurance includes protection of the integrity, availability, authenticity, non-repudiation and confidentiality of user data. It uses physical, technical and administrative controls to accomplish these tasks. While focused predominantly on information in digital form, the full range of IA encompasses not only digital but also analog or physical form. These protections apply to data in transit , both physical and electronic forms as well as data at rest in various types of physical and electronic storage facilities. Information assurance as a field has grown from the practice of information security
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Hugh Sinclair
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Admiral
SIR HUGH FRANCIS PAGET SINCLAIR, KCB (18 August 1873 – 4 November 1939), known as QUEX SINCLAIR, was a British intelligence officer. Between 1919 and 1921, he was Director of British Naval Intelligence , and helped to set up the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS, commonly MI6) before the Second World War . CAREERSinclair educated at Stubbington House School , he joined the Royal Navy at 13 in 1886 and entered the Naval Intelligence Division
Naval Intelligence Division
at the beginning of the First World War . He became Director of Naval Intelligence in February 1919 and Chief of the Submarine Service in 1921. He became the second director of SIS in 1923. Beginning in 1919 he attempted to absorb the counter-intelligence service MI5
MI5
into the SIS to strengthen Britain's efforts against Bolshevism
Bolshevism
, an idea was finally rejected in 1925
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Biometrics
BIOMETRICS is the technical term for body measurements and calculations. It refers to metrics related to human characteristics. Biometrics
Biometrics
authentication (or realistic authentication) is used in computer science as a form of identification and access control . It is also used to identify individuals in groups that are under surveillance . Biometric
Biometric
identifiers are then distinctive, measurable characteristics used to label and describe individuals. Biometric identifiers are often categorized as physiological versus behavioral characteristics. Physiological characteristics are related to the shape of the body. Examples include, but are not limited to fingerprint , palm veins, face recognition , facial expression recognition , DNA
DNA
, palm print , hand geometry , iris recognition , retina and odour/scent
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Royal Navy
The ROYAL NAVY (RN) is the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
's naval warfare force . Although warships were used by the English kings from the early medieval period, the first major maritime engagements were fought in the Hundred Years War
Hundred Years War
against the Kingdom of France
Kingdom of France
. The modern Royal Navy
Navy
traces its origins to the early 16th century; the oldest of the UK's armed services, it is known as the SENIOR SERVICE. From the middle decades of the 17th century, and through the 18th century, the Royal Navy
Navy
vied with the Dutch Navy
Navy
and later with the French Navy
Navy
for maritime supremacy. From the mid 18th century, it was the world's most powerful navy until surpassed by the United States Navy
Navy
during the Second World War
Second World War

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British Armed Forces
The BRITISH ARMED FORCES, also known as HER MAJESTY\'S ARMED FORCES or the ARMED FORCES OF THE CROWN, are the military services responsible for the defence of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, its overseas territories and the Crown dependencies
Crown dependencies
. They also promote Britain's wider interests, support international peacekeeping efforts and provide humanitarian aid . Since the formation of a Kingdom of Great Britain
Kingdom of Great Britain
in 1707 (later succeeded by the United Kingdom), the armed forces have seen action in a number of major wars involving the world's great powers , including the Seven Years\' War , the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars
, the Crimean War , the First World War , and the Second World War . Repeatedly emerging victorious from conflicts has allowed Britain to establish itself as one of the world's leading military and economic powers
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Foreign Office
The FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE (FCO), commonly called the FOREIGN OFFICE, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom . It is responsible for protecting and promoting British interests worldwide. It was created in 1968 by merging the Foreign Office and the Commonwealth Office . The head of the FCO is the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs , commonly abbreviated to "Foreign Secretary" (currently Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson
). This position is regarded as one of the four most prestigious appointments in the Cabinet , alongside those of Chancellor of the Exchequer
Chancellor of the Exchequer
and Home Secretary
Home Secretary
. Together with the Prime Minister , these are the Great Offices of State
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British Army
The BRITISH ARMY is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom. As of 2017, the British Army
Army
comprises just over 80,000 trained regular (full-time) personnel and just over 26,500 trained reserve (part-time) personnel. The modern British Army
Army
traces back to 1660, when it was known as the English Army; the term "British Army" was adopted in 1707 after the Acts of Union between England and Scotland. Although all members of the British Army
Army
are expected to swear (or affirm) allegiance to Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
as their commander-in-chief, the Bill of Rights of 1689 requires parliamentary consent for the Crown to maintain a peacetime standing army . Therefore, Parliament approves the Army
Army
by passing an Armed Forces Act at least once every five years
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Lord Curzon
GEORGE NATHANIEL CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON KG , GCSI , GCIE , PC (11 January 1859 – 20 March 1925), known as THE LORD CURZON OF KEDLESTON between 1898 and 1911 and as THE EARL CURZON OF KEDLESTON between 1911 and 1921, was a British Conservative statesman. As Viceroy of India
Viceroy of India
, he is noted for the creation of Eastern Bengal and Assam . As Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs , he drew the Curzon Line as the proposed eastern frontier of Poland. He was passed over as Prime Minister in 1923 in favour of Stanley Baldwin . His character polarised opinion amongst his contemporaries, "sow gratitude and resentment along his path with equally lavish hands". He quarrelled endlessly and his arrogance and inflexibility made even more enemies
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Second World War
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations
League of Nations
* Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIED POWERS AXIS POWERS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS * Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
* Franklin D
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First World War
Allied victory * Central Power 's victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front * Fall of the German , Russian , Ottoman , and Austro-Hungarian empires * Russian Civil War and foundation of Soviet Union
Soviet Union
* Formation of new countries in Europe and the Middle East * Transfer of German colonies and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers * Establishment of the League of Nations
League of Nations
. (more..
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St. James's Park
ST JAMES\'S PARK is a 23-hectare (57-acre) park in the City of Westminster
Westminster
, central London . The park lies at the southernmost tip of the St James's area, which was named after a leper hospital dedicated to St James the Less . The park is the most easterly of a near-continuous chain of parks that comprises (moving westward) Green Park , Hyde Park , and Kensington Gardens . The park is bounded by Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
to the west, the Mall to the north, Horse Guards to the east, and Birdcage Walk
Birdcage Walk
to the south. It meets Green Park
Green Park
at Queen's Gardens with the Victoria Memorial at its centre, opposite the entrance to Buckingham Palace. St James\'s Palace is on the opposite side of The Mall
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Admiralty
The ADMIRALTY formerly known as the OFFICE OF THE ADMIRALTY AND MARINE AFFAIRS, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy
Royal Navy
first in the Kingdom of England
Kingdom of England
, second in the Kingdom of Great Britain
Kingdom of Great Britain
, and from 1801-1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire
British Empire
. Originally exercised by a single person, the Lord High Admiral
Admiral
, the Admiralty
Admiralty
was, from the early 18th century onwards, almost invariably put "in commission" and exercised by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty , who sat on the Board of Admiralty
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Human Resources
HUMAN RESOURCES are the people who make up the workforce of an organization , business sector , or economy . " Human capital " is sometimes used synonymously with "human resources", although human capital typically refers to a more narrow view (i.e., the knowledge the individuals embody and economic growth ). Likewise, other terms sometimes used include "manpower", "talent", "labour", "personnel", or simply "people". A human-resources department (HR department) of an organization performs human resource management , overseeing various aspects of employment , such as compliance with labour law and employment standards, administration of employee benefits , and some aspects of recruitment and dismissal
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England
ENGLAND is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. It shares land borders with Scotland
Scotland
to the north and Wales
Wales
to the west. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England
England
and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England
England
is separated from continental Europe
Europe
by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel
English Channel
to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
(which lies in the North Atlantic ) in its centre and south, and includes over 100 smaller named islands such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight
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Her Majesty's Government
HER MAJESTY\'S GOVERNMENT (HMG; Welsh : Llywodraeth Ei Mawrhydi), commonly referred to as the UK GOVERNMENT or BRITISH GOVERNMENT, is the central government of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
. The government is led by the Prime Minister , who selects all the remaining ministers . The prime minister and the other most senior ministers belong to the supreme decision-making committee, known as the Cabinet . The government ministers all sit in Parliament , and are accountable to it
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