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  • 1969: the men to watch as the pressure of events grew, he [john mecklen, usia chief in saigon] said, were the two who were at the fulcrum, william trueheart, the deputy chief of mission, and brig. gen. richard stilwell, the new chief of staff to harkins . . . .[stilwell] became the hatchet man for harkins, the man who personally quashed the reporting of the dissenting colonels, who challenged all dissenting views, and who, though he was not in the intelligence operation, went through the intelligence reports, tidying them up.(25) --david halberstam cia.gov

  • prystowsky likes to do small things that make her life easier, like arranging her pills (beth takes fingolimod [gilenya]) and vitamins every sunday, so it’s one less thing she has to worry about. he also says that early on, he quashed the idea that she was in any way a burden. everydayhealth.com

  • because latvians' ethnic identity had been quashed by foreign rulers throughout its history, the new latvian republic set up strict citizenship laws, limiting citizenship to ethnic latvians and to those who had lived in the region before soviet rule in 1940. this denied about 452,000 of the country's 740,000 ethnic russians of citizenship. but in 1998, a referendum passed easing the citizenship rules. factmonster.com

  • because latvians' ethnic identity had been quashed by foreign rulers throughout its history, the new latvian republic set up strict citizenship laws, limiting citizenship to ethnic latvians and to those who had lived in the region before soviet rule in 1940. this denied about 452,000 of the country's 740,000 ethnic russians of citizenship. but in 1998, a referendum passed easing the citizenship rules. infoplease.com

  • one myth that needs to be quashed is the one about sexually transmitted infections (stis). can you really catch an sti from a toilet seat? almost certainly not. these diseases survive and spread from skin-to-skin contact, and once they hit cold porcelain they are soon dead. there has never been a single reported case of an sti transmitted by sitting on a toilet seat. medicinenet.com

  • michael marben quickly quashed that notion. marben, director of the commerce fraud bureau in minnesota, suspects health insurers in his state are breaking the law. they are required to send his office any case where they have a "reasonable belief" there's been fraud. that allows his office to spot trends, assist with investigations and warn other insurers. medpagetoday.com