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Noun1.GSPC - an Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group; now the largest and most active armed terrorist group in Algeria that seeks to overthrow the government; a major source of support and recruitment for al-Qaeda operations in Europe and northern Africa
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
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Simon Sole, managing director of Exclusive Analysis, the London-based risk forecasters, has been studying the impact of the GSPC's recent difficulties on its capability to engage in terrorism.
According to the paper, Pandian said GSPC decided to delay the project as other companies, such as Gujarat Gas Company and Adanis, also plan to build CNG stations in the state.
It has little sympathy for groups like the GSPC and the GIA, whose violent tactics - and the "Afghani" backgrounds of many of their leaders - are considered to be no different from that of Al Qaida.
The FBI has traced cells of the GSPC in the US, Europe and the Middle East which they believe to have been involved in the planning of terrorist attacks.
The report pointed out that the GSPC, a GIA breakaway that had extremist Wahhabi affiliations, had taken advantage of logistics and operations network put in place in Europe by the GIA.
The GSPC was formally announced later that year and quickly attracted dissidents from both the GIA and the AIS.
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Sep 01 ( ANI ): Gujarat has connected close to 15 lakh households through a well-developed Piped Natural Gas Network (PNG) said Saurabh Patel, Minister (Energy), Gujarat, while adding that "those who are unable to digest the success of Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Limited (GSPC) have been thoughtlessly opposing various activities of GSPC."
In May this year the company agreed with GSPC and GCPRI to set up a 51.49-percent joint venture, with ALI holding the majority, to develop the property that spans the Aurora and Quezon provinces.
The academic and certification aspect of the alliance will be the specialization of Penn College, which, along with Paulson and SPE, will be offering GSPC certification to all plastics processors throughout North America.
It will also lease 1.25 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of capacity to GSPC from April this year for 20 years once a second jetty at the terminal is operating, likely in March 2014, he said.
Neenah first installed MeltLab and GSPC in its Plant 1 in 1989, and then expanded to include Plants 2 and 3 in the '90s.
According to data collated by Glasgow Solicitors Property Centre (GSPC), selling times in the past quarter fell by a third compared to the previous three months.