Category: History Middle East

<p>The Gulf War</p> <p>The Gulf war originally started between Iraq and Kuwait. These two countries had a border dispute over the Persian Gulf Islands for many years but had never let it elevate to a level as bad as the Gulf War.</p> <p>In 1979 the president of Iraq was replaced by Saddam Hussein and was automatically placed into war with Iran until 1989. In March…

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<p>WHY WAR WAS UNAVOIDABLE IN THE PERSIAN GULF AND WHY IT WAS INEVITABLE THAT IRAQ WOULD LOSE</p> <p>War was inevitable in the Gulf and it was a war in which Iraq was inevitable to lose. There were several reasons why this was and became a reality. How, when, where did this process of self destruction begin? It was quite evident that Saddam Hussein, the president…

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<p>Even though the countries of Iraq and the United States have much friction between each other it is very surprising how much the constitutions of both nations are alike.</p> <p>James Madison became the main writer of the United States Constitution, which was adopted in 1789 . The 13 states ratified the constitution, making it the basis of the Government of the United States. In 1990…

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<p>Throughout history religious groups have always claimed the Holy Land which ispresently know as Israel. There are two primary groups who think that they have right tothe land, the Arabs and the Israelis. There are three main claims of land in the disputebetween the Arabs and Israelis: historical, and political. However, it appears that theIsraelis undoubtedly have more claim to stake to the land than…

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<p>The Iraq Crisis</p> <p>The recent military action against Iraq by the USA and Britain has plunged the world closer to large-scale war than we have been since 1945. The question is, why have the USA instigated such actions?</p> <p>In my opinion, and in the opinion of any rational person, these attacks have been unnecessary and have constituted an attempt by a ludicrously weak president to…

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<p>Many have asked what essetial ingredients formulate the Arabic Culture. Since this deals with such a large area, in both time and space, it is very much so as G.H von Wright writes, hard to limit it from earlier and contemporary civilizations. The question is if one is able to/should attempt to do so.</p> <p>Through history many different tribes have ruled Mesopotamia (which becomes a…

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<p>Kyle Moore 3/28/2K</p> <p>Social studies: A Current Events #5</p> <p>Iraq Protests to UN Over U.S.-British Air Strikes</p> <p>This article was about the accused bombing of an Iraqi farm. Iraq is accusing the U.S. and Britain of bombing a small town near Lake Sawa 190 miles south of Baghdad, and injuring 8 civilians, on March 11th. The local paper said that the injured people 6 of…

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<p>Introduction</p> <p>The Middle East has become a focal point in the last fifty years because of concerns regarding the regions role in economics, international security and politics. There is urgency in developing peace and development for the region: its position in the world's oil markets and its role as gateway between Europe and Asia are critical reasons for the interest. There has been an exhaustive…

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<p>Islam is a religion that is still very much alive today. A man named Mohammed offered Arabs the religion of Islam. Mohammed was born in about 570 A.D. in Mecca. He became known for honesty and good business sense when he was a teenager. He married a woman by the name of Khadija who was a widow that ran her own business. He often meditated…

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<p>In the 1990's,conflicts have threatened peace in many nations or areas of the world.</p> <p>Nigeria has been disrupted by conflict between prodemocracy forces and its military leaders. Nigeria has been ruled by military dictators for most of its 35 years of independence. The first elections held in over ten years in 1993 gave a landslide victory to Moshood Abiola, a prominent businessman, who was supported…

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