• Islam: a Short History
    Karen Armstrong, billed on the jacket as "one of the world's foremost scholars on religious affairs," comments on everything from the Christian Crusades, the formation of the state of Israel in 1948, the taking of hostages by Ayatollah Khomeini and his issuance of a fatwah on author Salman Rushdie,
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  • Short Summary of the Great Gatsby
    Biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald About F. Scott Fitzgerald Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1896, the only son of an aristocratic father and a provincial, working-class mother. He was therefore the product of two divergent traditions: while his father's family included th
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  • War and Terrorism
    WAR AND TERRORISM WAR: A contention by force or the art of paralysing the forces of the enemy. It is either public or private. Public war is either civil or national. Civil war is that which is waged between two parties, citizens or members of the same state or nation. National war is a contest b
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  • Books Rose for Emily a (Short Story)
    Title: Faulkner's A Rose for Emily. Subject(s): BOOKS; ROSE for Emily, A (Short story) Author(s): Wallace, James M. Source: Explicator, Winter92, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p105, 3p Abstract: Asserts that Faulkner's `A Rose for Emily' is about, among other things gossip, and how through the narrator, we i
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  • Terrorism After 9/11
    There is no question that terrorism, especially transnational terrorism, has increased dramatically since the fall of the USSR. Some say that this is the case because the world lost a balancing power which could keep the Americans in check. The International System has gone from being bipolar to uni
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  • Adjusting to Terrorism
    Since September 11, 2001, the United States has taken as many precautions as necessary, implemented new acts through congress, adopted the Patriot Act and gone to war. Our country was brought to its knees unlike any other time in our history. When it comes to terrorism in the United States, it is
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  • Terrorism: an International Crisis
    Terrorism is a word that tends to strike fear into the hearts of many. According to the Encarta World English Dictionary, terrorism is defined as, "political violence: violence or the threat of violence, especially bombing, kidnapping, and assassination, carried out for political purposes" (Terrori
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  • Usa and Terrorism
    Which countries has America come to consider to be ‘Rogue States' and what criteria does it use? The term ‘Rogue State' is used to describe states that are seen to be a threat to the peace of another country. Criteria used to identify certain ‘rogue states' include being ruled by authoritarian
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  • Why Has It Been so Difficult to Reach an Agreed Definition of Terrorism?
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  • Global Terrorism and South Korea
    Introduction. Definition of Terrorism The modern term “terrorism” dates back to 1795 when it was used to describe the actions of the Jacobin Club in their rule of post-Revolutionary France, the so-called “Reign of Terror”. A 1988 study by US Army found that more than one hundred definitio
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  • Tolkien - a Man or a Hobbit? a Short Biography.
    Tolkien - A Man or A Hobbit? My first contact with Tolkien was some time around age eight. One day, my father bought The Hobbit, and wanted to read it to me (he is also a big Tolkien fan). Well, the same evening he began. He read the first chapter, and said goodnight. When he left the room I gr
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  • Hedge Funds: Strategy and the Performance in Volatile and Less Volatile Markets. the Case for the Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund
    Hedge funds: Strategy and the performance in volatile and less volatile markets. The case for the long/short equity hedge fund Julien Suzor 2/1/2008 2 | P a g e Table of Contents Introduction .......................................................................................................
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  • From Red to Brown: Terrorism as the New Communism
    Chase A. Whiteside March 05, 2008 From Red to Brown: Terrorism as the New Communism The Republican Party was so successful in creating and exploiting American’s fear of Communism that in the years following President Truman’s tenure until the end of the Cold War, Republicans held the Pres
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  • Terrorism Is Blinding
    English 115 22 November 2005 Terrorism is Blinding Benjamin Franklin once said, “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety” (qtd. In “The price”). Shortly after the September 11 attacks, legislation, like the P
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  • The Colours of Life-Existentialism and the Short Story Form: a Study of Selected Western and African Short Stories
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  • A Short Account of the Views of Benjamin Franklin and Bartolomé de Las Casas
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  • A Conceptual Note on Influencing Store Loyalty:
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  • Jesus Said to Her, “Will You Give Me a Drink?” the Importance of Providing Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygienic Education
    Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a Drink?” The Importance of Providing Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygienic Education The Problem There is a need, a desperate need to provide clean water and sanitation education to developing nations. The numbers and straight facts show the frighte
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  • Govt vs Terrorism
    [pic] |SUBMITTED BY: RAJOJYOTI BANIK ,2K8/PGPM/C-43 | INTRODUCTION TERRORISM Terror" comes from a Latin word meaning "to frighten". The terror cimbricus was a panic and state of emergency in R
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  • Their Jihad, Our Terrorism
    • Al-Banna, Imam Shaheed Hasan. Jihad. 25 January 1997. 5 October 2009 . • Hashmi, Sohail H. "Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion." Washington,D.C.: CQ Press, 1998. 425-426. • Kenderian, Shant. 1001 Nights in Iraq. New York: Atria Books, 2007. • Kepel, Gilles. Jihad:The Trail of Politic
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