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The Political and Leadership History of Turkey and Afghanistan
Introduction The history of Turkey dates back to around 4000 years ago. The Turks used to live in Central Asian but some scattered and created the own empires. The empires were spread all over Asia and Europe at around 2000 BC. In the 11th century, the Turks continuously migrated to Anatolia and in 1080; they were able to...
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The American Invasion of Iraq and Its True Agenda
The Iraq war started in 2003 in order for Iraqis to be free and liberated from Saddam Hussein's dictatorship, thus the U.S. and its allies invaded Iraq. Saddam Hussein was captured in 2003 and executed in 2006. The war ended in 2011 after the United States pulled out. This has been said by my dad, who portrayed a conservati...
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The Similarities and Differences between Two Terrorist Groups: ISIS and Al Qaeda
Differentiating ISIS and Al Qaeda There are many terrorist groups located in the world today. Each have their own focus and goal. One of the most well-known and deadliest terrorist groups today is the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Another well-known terrorist group is Al Qaeda. Their tactics and motivations...
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A Study of the Societal Administration During the Achaemenid Persian Era
Achaemenid Persia was a massive, ancient world empire located in modern southwest Iran that was created by Cyrus the Great, following his conquests of Media in 550 BCE, and Babylon in 540 BCE. From around that time until its collapse, Achaemenid Persia proved to be one of the largest, most dominant empires in history, expan...
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A Review of the Sphinx of Damascus, a Book by Moshe Maoz
Book Report- Asad: The Sphinx of Damascus by Moshe Maoz Reading the only biography of Hafez al-Asad written originally in English was a great opportunity to learn about Asad’s life and legacy. Asad’s presidency, like most American presidencies, was loved by some and hated by others. While Asad is praised for making Syria m...
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The History of the Persian Empire
The Wise Lord in Persia Most people in the United States today know of Persia as the villain from the 300 movies, and then think very little about the once-great Empire beyond that. If they do bother to think about Persian religion, they probably assume, as I did, that they were polytheists who worshipped a host of deities...
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The Difference between the Umayyad and Abbasid Dynasties
Umayyad and the Abbasid dynasties Although the Umayyads and the Abbasids had the same religion they had their
difficulties. These differences led to the two groups of Muslims today, The
Sunni and The Shia. After Muhammad's death his followers had troubles with
administration. This brought on "civil war". Many people tried...
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A History of Conflict in the Middle East
The region on the Middle East has long served as a setting for conflict. Because of its religious significance to all of the Abrahamic faiths, the middle east has been the stage for many contests between members of these competing groups. One such conflict that has left a scar in the collective memory of those people involv...
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A Brief History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is one that has raged over a span of sixty plus years, and which causes have dated back almost two thousand. At the heart of this conflict is a basic idea that both sides believe they entitled to the land now known as Israel. Religious Jewish Israelis and religious Muslim Palestinians believ...
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A Discussion on the Origins of War in Iraq and the War Situation
Abstract This essay is concerned with the United States invasion into Iraq and
the Iraq war. The essay explains the origin of the war and the actual war
situation in Iraq. With the help of International relations theories, this
research article addresses the root causes of the Iraq war, the emerging
Jihadist groups fr...
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A Deep Analysis of the War between the United States and Iraq
Abstract The purpose of this research paper is to analyze the Iraq war deeply.
The United States and Iraq had been in trade relationship traditionally
where U.S imported oil from Iraq. To write this paper I had to dig deeply
into the book of history and develop the real meaning and the experiences
of Iraq War. Alongs...
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The Contribution of the United States to the Rise of ISIS
Abstract The Iraq war is an historical exposition of contemporary shape of the
world politics. It shows the extent of imperialism by powerful nations such
as the US and the contribution to the deterioration of small economies.
This paper seeks to examine the contribution of the US to the rise of Iraq
in ISIS. The pape...
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A Discussion on the Effects of the War With Iraq and the Expansion of Contemporary US Imperialism
Abstract The Iraq is a historical moment that the whole world experienced
especially through the broad exposition of contemporary US imperialism.
The effects of this war have been felt to date through the continued
conflict between the two nations until the reign of President Obama. This
paper clearly examines the bri...
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An Exploration of the History of the War With Iraq, the Rise of ISIS and the Possible Resolutions for the War
Abstract The Iraq war is one that will not be forgotten in history of the US
and practice of imperialism. The aftermath of this war is the massacres;
economic effect in Iraq as well as the conflict between these two nations.
This paper seeks to explore the history of the war against the Iraq and its
rise in ISIS. It a...
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A Discussion on the Tragic History That Led to the Iranian Animosity Against Westerners in the Article Inside Iran's Fury by Stephen Kinzer
Inside Iran's Fury, an article by Stephen Kinzer of the Smithsonian Magazine, explains the tragic history that has lead to such Iranian animosity against westerners; particularly Americans. The Article begins by talking about the Iranian Hostage Crisis of the early 1980s. It then goes into why the Iranians felt that they ha...
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An Analysis of the Complications Brought by the Syrian Crisis
The Syrian Crisis In 2010, a string of pro-democratic movements stormed the Middle East
and North Africa. The people of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Syria and
Bahrain sought to overthrow their governments and replace them with
Democratic representatives; some through protests, others through violent
revolutions. The...
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The Effects of International Intervention on the Legacy of the Iraq War
With the current upheaval in the Levant due to the instability of the Syrian Arab Republic and the Republic of Iraq, due in equal parts to the current Syrian Civil Warand the prevalence of ISIS in the region, modern events should be put into perspective by placing them in the context of the legacy of the Iraq War to reach a...
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The History of Palestine-Israeli Conflict
Palestine-Israeli Conflict Case Study Part I The Palestine-Israeli conflict is an intense, political, cultural, and
historic dispute that has lasted throughout the centuries and is still
being strongly disputed every day. How did one of the longest reigning
conflicts in history begin? One must look far back into ancient h...
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The History of the Syrian Civil War
The Syrian civil war has created millions of refugees and the question of what to do with them (whether to allow refugees into the U.S. refugees has sparked contentious debate in America. One side believes that Americans have a moral obligation to help the refugees, while the other says that the refugees pose a potential se...
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A Discussion on the Syrian Civil War and the Emigrations of Syrians
Rampant civil unrest in Syria, along with violence, discrimination and poverty in other parts of the Middle East and Africa have driven citizens out of their countries, spurring them to seek refuge in member states of the European Union. This is largely due to the ongoing four and a half year Syrian Civil War, stemming from...
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A Narrative About a Mass Execution That Occured on January 2nd 2016 in Saudi Arabia
The Largest Execution Since 1980 On January 2nd of 2016, while people around the country were enjoying the last few days of holidays, on the other corner of the world Saudi Arabia carried the largest mass execution in the country since 1980. According to the Saudi state, the 47 people executed were all convicted on terro...
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An Analysis of Propaganda and the Aftermath of the Soviet-Afghan War
America is the utter symbol of freedom, liberty, and opportunity. These pillars are what our nation is built upon, and allow the American people of all races, colors, and creeds to unite under a single nation, under God. It is a very demoralizing realization that there are radical Islamic organizations that strive to destro...
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The Difference Between the Revolutionary and the Terrorist in the Case of the Syrian Conflict
A Revolutionary Patriot; the Ultimate Terrorist “`The difference between the revolutionary and the terrorist,' Arafat (a Palestinian leader) stated, `lies in the reason for which each fights. For whoever stands by a just cause and fights for the freedom and liberation of his land from the invaders, the settlers and the c...
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A History of the Arab Spring in 2011
In early 2011, a wave of civil unrest swept across many Arab countries in northern Africa and southwest Asia. Long-held tensions surfaced once Mohamed Bouazizi sparked the Tunisian revolution by burning himself in protest of government corruption (Abouzeid). The Tunisian revolution acted as the impetus for the Arab spring d...
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The Islamic State and the Syrian Civil War
“Islamic State” and the Syrian Civil War ISIS, which stands for Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Sham (Syria), is a Jihadist radical Islamic group, made up of about 30,000 fighters (Cronin 2015), that is based on the Islamic Salafi jurisprudence. The organization, which uses terror and armed conflict to achieve its goals, has...
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