Bosnia And Herzegovina Franz Ferdinand
1,292 wordsBosnia and Herzegovina were provinces just south of Austria, which had, until 1878, been governed by the Turks. The Treaty of Berlin, in 1878, settled the disposition of lands lost by the Turks following their disastrous war with Russia. Austria was granted the power to administer the two provinces indefinitely. Many Bosnian-Serbs felt a strong nationalistic desire to have their province joined with that of their Serb brothers across the river in Serbia. Many in Serbia openly shared that desire....
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Unarmed Civilians Israeli Soldiers
1,564 wordsWhen the word "terrorists" is heard, most people in the west think of relatively the same thing. Long-bearded men with long dresses called "that" that dangle to just above the ankle, or veiled women with nothing visible to the public but their eyes if they were shown at all, or young men and children dressed in t-shirts and blue jeans, their face and head wrapped with a checkered red and white "shmaagh, " throwing rocks. This is the typical image formed when "terrorists" are mentioned. Am I surp...
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Side Of The World Civil Liberties
1,372 wordsThe idea that America is turning fascist has been popular on the Left for as long as I can remember: in the 1960 s, when antiwar radicals raged against the Machine, this kind of hyperbole dominated campus political discourse and even made its way into the mainstream. When the radical Weather Underground went into ultra-Left meltdown and began issuing incoherent "communique" to an indifferent American public, they invariably signed off by declaring: "Death to the fascist insect pig that preys on ...
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Neocon Ized Imminent Danger War
1,376 words... ion this. If "everything changed" on the foreign policy front in the wake of 9 / 11, then the domestic consequences of 9 / 11 II are bound to have a similarly transformative effect. If our response to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was to launch a decades-long war to implant democracy throughout the Middle East and the rest of the world, what will we do when the battlefield shifts back to the continental U. S. ? I shudder to think about it. The legal, ideological, and...
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George W Bush War In Iraq
459 wordsAoshana, Media English Period One Righteous Or Vice? A name we all know is the 42 nd President of The United States Of America, George W. Bush. Many can argue if he is Righteous Or Vice? , but now matter what he is the MAN who is calling the shits. After his presidency, he will probably be remembered by three important events; the Terrorist Attacks on 9 / 11 / 01, his infamous Tax Relief, and the controversial War in Iraq. Im not going to make you change your mind about him, Im just going to poi...
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Sort Of Thing Racial Profiling
1,655 wordsIts a little after 9 A. M. , at Ronald Reagan National Airport, and a middle aged man of indeterminate nationality has his hand in my pants. Hes not very far down into them, barely over the belt line, but a little of this sort of thing goes a long way (Goldberg 29). This sort of thing, airline security, has reached a new level resulting from the 9 / 11 tragedy. The quiet solitude stemming from an early morning layover in LaGuardia International Airport is all but interrupted by the feeling of Bi...
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Answers To American Foreign Policy Questions
1,055 words... ot jump into any situation until it becomes vital. I also think that the difference in attitude towards the UN as well as NATO will be of a more positive one (as we have seen so far with the situation on Afghanistan). Overall I think that the policies of Bush are more favorable in the publics opinion than were those of Clinton. 9. Why does Bennet believe that Congress prefers the role of a "free rider?" Give an example. The role of the presidency verses the congress is set up so that the pre...
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Teenager Would Smoke Marihuana Make Them Less Powerful Drugs
400 wordsTeenagers use drugs like marihuana because its illegal which makes them think that their cool when they smoke marihuana. Fewer teenagers would smoke marihuana when it was legal, therefore the government should make smoking of marihuana legal. Not only less teenager would smoke marihuana but also the government could control the use of marihuana, and making marihuana legal could decrease the amount of crime, which has to do with drugs gangs. A lot of teenagers smoke marihuana because they think t...
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Osama Bin Laden Tested Positive
868 wordsOn September 11 America witnessed the worst tragedy it has ever seen. As Americans we think that we have freedom and that we are secure, but the truth is, were not. In a span of no more that three hours, America was brought to its knees with a powerful blow from a group of terrorists. Planes going to California started crashing into buildings in New York, Washington D. C. and Pennsylvania the country was under attack. The very thing that makes America the greatest county in the world was under a...
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British Politics In The Case Of Lee Clegg
870 wordsWas Lee Clegg a murderer or just a political pawn? Was this the Nationalists revenge for Bloody Sunday? The DPP thought there was no case to answer. Why was he then convicted, paroled and then acquitted of the charge? The army obviously never thought of him as a killer so then why did the British government bow to Irish pressure and then act on Public Pressure for his release and acquittal? The incident of which Lee Clegg was convicted of happened in September 1990. Some reports state that there...
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Terrorist Attacks Nation Wide
776 wordsThe islands of the Republic of the Philippines have many natural resources that could aid in making this new Disney Park which include timber, petroleum, nickel, cobalt, silver, gold, salt, and copper. With its abundance of forests, over 46 % of the Philippines are woodlands; there will be more than enough wood to build rides and / or buildings. The Philippines also have many ways of getting electricity to power the Park. For example, it has hydropower, fossil fuels, and various other ways. Also...
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World Trade Centre Bin Laden
1,256 wordsIn the wake of what is undisputed one of the most destructive acts of terrorism ever seen by the world, America and her allies have been quick to condemn the perpetrators as unjustified, unprovoked extremists. The media has painted a picture of an evil regime intent on the shedding of innocent blood; motivated only by rage, hatred, jealously and sheer lunacy in the belief that this martyrdom will take them to paradise. Of course few in the west will doubt that the financial workers and tourists ...
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Film Analysis Of True Lies
354 wordsIn True Lies, there are two running stories, which eventually tie in together. The starring actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has two problems to deal with. He has an undercover detective job which is getting hot and heavy, and he has his marriage. I completely agree with Schwarzenegger's actions toward his terrorist leads. He was on a race to track down a large terror campaign. Bombing and fighting this group is exactly what I wanted to watch during the film. He prevented thousands of people from h...
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Analysis Of President Bush State The Union Address
593 wordsAs we gather tonight, our nation is at war, our economy is in recession, and our world faces unprecedented dangers yet the state of our union has never been stronger. In the State of the Union Speech that President Bush addressed Tuesday evening was a strong, confident, powerful speech. From the beginning he made it clear and direct that the nation is still under attack. That it may have won the first battle but the war, and the threats far from over. And he emphasized that homeland security mus...
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Animal Rights Liberation Front
1,339 wordsAn extremist is one who advocates or resorts to measures beyond the norm. So an animal rights extremist is a person that would go beyond acceptable measures to fight for the rights of animals. Animal rights activists and animal rights extremist differs in the main reason that animal rights activist do not resort to violent acts, although extremist groups such as the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) claim to be non-violent. These extremists for animal rights are classified in society as deviant. The...
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Wtc Retail Recovery Grant Program Helping Affected Businesses
940 wordsGovernor George E. Pataki announced that as of today, New York State's WTC Retail Recovery Grant Program has dispersed 1, 270 checks totaling $ 5. 4 million to assist small and medium-sized retail businesses affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks. Altogether, 1, 573 applications have been approved totaling $ 6. 8 million. "Small and medium-sized retailers have continually played a vital role in the New York success story for generations, " Governor Pataki said at an event in Chinatown wi...
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Terrorist Groups Sept 2001
560 wordsOn September 11, thousands of innocent civilians became casualties of an unspeakable act of terror. As the day progressed, the events took most Americans on an emotional rollercoaster that brought dismay, fear, sadness, pride, anger and vengeance. This despicable act left fingers pointing to radical Muslim terrorist groups. Consequently, Muslims and / or of Arabic ethnicity, have become victims of hate and discrimination here in the United States. Examples include an Arabic gas station attendant...
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Racial Mixing Third World
1,051 wordsFreedom vs. Security In the last century, before the fall of Rome, its citizens were increasingly trying to bring back the spirit of their ancestors, who established and fought for the Roman empire. They used to dye their hair and to artificially whiten their skin. But it never helped them, the continuous process of racial mixing resulted in Romans becoming spiritually corrupted, when they would prefer to pay the ransom to the barbarians, so that they would leave them alone, instead of joining t...
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Years In Prison Internet
592 wordsThis new, powerful, global tool of communication we call the Internet has taken the relatively controllable problems of terrorism, pornography, hate speech, etc, and emphasized one common factor to all of these problems: accessibility. Everybody knows that if you can control the accessibility to these types of problems, you can at least control the problem in general, right? But wait, we are dealing in cyberspace now. Remember the keyword anonymity, because it is about to show how it can come ba...
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Cyber Terrorism Holy War
1,205 wordsCyber-Terrorism is a reality in the modern age of rapid technological advancement. As fast as new technology is established, people find ways to hack and corrupt it. Many times there is malicious intent behind such actions. These acts can include everything from computer viruses to contraband network servers to pirated IP addresses and credit account fraud. All of the stories we hear and those annoying emails that warn of a multitude of viruses can lull us into complacency when none of them come...
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