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What does AU stand for?

AU stands for Action Unit

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Vic, whose family are from Glasgow, retired from doing stunts himself in the late Eighties but, as stunt co-ordinator and action unit director, has crafted some of the most incredible set piece moments in movies such as War of the Worlds, GoldenEye, and Terminator 2.
Personnel from the elite Special Action Unit -- trained for anti-terror operations and drafted down from the capital Kuala Lumpur to assist in the hostage crisis -- stormed the kindergarten and took the man down.
This is not to suggest that terror, and the direct action units of Al-Queda, Hamas, Hezbollah, and the Taliban, are not important tools used by the Third Jihad, but to suggest that they are not necessarily the most important.