• Felicity Arbuthnot Feature Article Analysis
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    Writers of feature articles may be asked why they write about such pressing issues. Felicity Arbuthnot, the writer of "Dying of shame" in the Jan/Feb 98 edition of the New Nationalist, may answer with the response that she feels, as a writer the responsibility of bringing these issues to the attention of a world wide audience. If so, she succeed. Her above mentioned article explores the disturbing issue of the atrocious treatment of the children of Iraq. Treatment evident since the UN imposed an...
  • Iraqi War Iraq People United
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    Iraqi War There were several wars in the twentieth century that caught the attention of the people. World War II, Vietnam War and The Cold War are only a few of the many wars we lived by. Now, in the twentieth first century the first war we have lived is the Iraqi War. The United States started a war against Iraq for causes that brought more negative than positive effects for the Iraqi people. II. CAUSES The Iraqi War started for allegations the U. S. had against Iraq with the United Nations. E...
  • War In Iraq Iraqi People
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    War in Iraq Picture this, you, in a 3 rd world country, no friends no family for thousands of miles, hungry, not feeling so well, tired, exhausted and being forced to fight thousands of people who want you out of there country? Fun? I wouldn't think so... This is a reality for thousands of American Soldiers stationed in Iraq and maybe your reality if the draft is reinstated. Now, picture this. You " re watching the news, they are calling out birthdays, oh they choose yours, but uh oh this is for...
  • Frames Of The Iraqi War
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    The Frames of the Iraqi War There are many views, theories, perspectives, and ideas pertaining to the War in Iraq. Throughout the last three years, as more and more information becomes available, the reasons for going to war with Iraq has changed. The War in Iraq would be considered a social movement. Therefore, it has many collective action frames, which legitimize a set of beliefs about a certain action or movement. The first pro-war frame is the first reasoning that the government gave for go...
  • Television In Iraq Saddam Hussein
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    INTRODUCTION The birth of the television was originally introduced here, in the United States. The impact of this new technology was not only evident here in the US, but in other countries as well. In Iraq, television caused immediate changes, which in turn caused adjustments in everyday living. The benefits and negative impacts varied, but overall as in most other countries, television shapes the images and views of everything that is broadcast ed. Television currently has taken the place of pa...
  • Iraq Country People Government
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    Iraq The country of Iraq has weathered many hardships over the past few decades. An eight-year war over territory with Iran began in 1980. Soon after, in 1990, Iraq invaded the country of Kuwait, which led to the Gulf War. Then, after twelve years of not complying with the UN Security Council over weapons of mass destruction, Iraq was invaded by the United States in March of 2003. A consequence of Iraq's rocky past is an unstable government. Several countries, including the U. S. are currently ...
  • Argumentative Essay Against American Foreign Policy With Iraq
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    I'm an American. There was a time when I would have said that enthusiastically, being proud of the country that I belong to and even prouder of what our country stands for. From what I was taught, and from what I once believed, America was meant to be a land of equality. It was a land that preached that all people have the right to live, the way they choose to, no matter what race, color or creed. Unfortunately, those words only apply to those that are of one origin: American. Today however, aft...
  • Why The Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraq's Fault
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    At 2: 00 A. M. (local time) on August second 1990, Saddam Hussein sent the Iraqi military across the border into Kuwait, and sparked a war whose repercussions are still being felt. Today what eventually became known as the Persian Gulf War, featured the largest air operation in history; and a senseless destruction paralleled only to Danzig or Hiroshima. Even though Saddam was the one who physically invaded Kuwait, is balking at United Nations resolutions, and is generally known as a tyrant. He ...
  • The War In Iraq
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    In April of 1920, Allied Nations coming out of World War I met at the San Remo Peace Conference. It was here that a mandate involving France's desire to hold Syria and Lebanon and Great Britain's desire to hold the lands of Palestine, Transjordan, and Mesopotamia was born. Britain's holdings were renamed Iraq, which was created out of the Ottoman provinces of Baghdad, Mosul, and Basra. In October of 1932, Iraq gained formal independence under Fays al I and through the League of Nations becoming ...
  • Film Review Three Kings
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    Three Kings is a 1999 Hollywood film directed by David O. Russell. The film gives a real-time depiction of post-war Iraq, with a blend of fact and fiction. The director shoots the film in a third person view that focuses on four soldiers, and their quest to take Saddam's stolen gold. Three Kings starts with a depiction of Army camp-life in Iraq, the film quickly focuses in on four main characters, Archie Gates, Tony Barlow, Chief Elgin, and Conrad Vig. They have secretly discovered a map leading...
  • Was The War On Iraq Justified
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    The United States could not have stood idly by while the proletariat's suffered under the vindictive Iraqi regime. The coalition's invasion of Iraq was justified. Iraq brings suffering upon its own people. Hundreds of thousands died unnatural deaths as an outcome of Saddam's actions. Many of these were Shi'a Muslims. Although they represent the majority of the population they are banned from practicing many of the pillars of their religion. (Life Under Saddam Hussein) The brutal oppression of t...
  • Iraqi Conflict United States
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    On March 19, 2003, after much debate and protest, the United States began Operation Iraqi Freedom. What was originally intended to be a swift, effective liberation of the Iraqi people has become a drawn-out, controversial conflict. Now, the coalition is faced with many new and pressing decisions. As the hostility intensifies in the Middle East, people in many nations are asking why the United States is still in Iraq. The thin line between assisting and acquiring Iraq is being scrutinized. While...
  • Justifications Of Imperialism Iraqi People
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    "Are Justifications of Imperialism via Economic and Social Benefit still Apparent in the 21 st Century" In my essay I will discuss how social and economic imperialist attitudes are still apparent and remain in the 21 st century. If we look at the concept of and definition of what is actually meant by the word 'imperialism' according to Williams "imperialism developed as a word during the second half of 19 century. Its meaning was always in some dispute, as different justifications and glosses we...
  • Should America Attack Iraq
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    Over the past week there have been demonstrations in countries all over the world against the war with Iraq. In 1990, many believed that we should not go to war with Iraq, but we did. The reasons then, were slightly different from the reasons now. During late July 1990, Saddam built up his forces on the border of Kuwait. At 1. 00 a. m. on 02 August, three divisions of Saddam's elite Republican Guard rolled over the border and invaded Kuwait. The reason Iraq invaded Kuwait is one of oil, and to ...
  • War In Iraq United States
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    War on Iraq Is war evil when it comes to protecting our own safety and freedom? Certain people take patriotism for granted, or just plainly regard it as though they do not care. War is there to protect our freedom. Thus, we sleep better at night not worrying about ourselves, our loved ones, and what happens around us. The local news reported that the United States converted about 60% of the Iraqi cities. The other 40% is the cities that are still fighting. It is not a total victory yet. I suppo...
  • Gulf War Lies Iraqi One Troops
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    Imagine this: walking through a blinding sandstorm, scattered machine fire going on around you, with visibility reduced to three feet. The sand stings your eyes, muffles your ears, and is ground into your teeth. You do not even hear the muted shout of, "Incoming!" , before your body is torn to shreds by an RPG. Or, instead you lay your life on the line willingly for your country, and live to tell the tale, only to be die a pointless back in the good ol' USA caused by a mysterious disease, with s...
  • Invading Iraq Mass Destruction
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    The United States is completely justified with invading Iraq. First of all Saddam Hussein would be a worse threat if not stopped now. He may have done nothing to start this war, but this war is also a war on terrorism. Many have seen the photos of what Hussein does to his own people, humanity cannot let this happen. The Iraqis deserve a free and democratic government. It is not right to let them be ruled by this dictating tyrant anymore. Finally we must rid the world of a sadistic, war mongerin...
  • Medias Impact On Iraq War
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    Media in modern day affects the public indirectly in more ways than almost anything else. It makes up our opinions for us, and modifies our thoughts and feelings for a lot of big issues including that of the Iraq war. Usually we are affected mostly by the media in the county in which we live in but also by the media of other countries. Media affects the public not only during times of peace but also during times of war. During times of war the media is the most important for the war faring coun...
  • Wage War United Nations People
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    Christina Blackmon Prenger Paper No. 4 Draft No. 1 Questioning U. S. Moral Authority to Wage War against Iraq Maggie Gallagher has evidently stated her thoughts and influence on the arguments she has faced regarding the United States having the right to morally wage war against another country that has such an apparent rancor for our own country, such as Iraq. There have been many anti-war protests before, during, and even after this war has all but ended, all of them with this "moral fervor" th...
  • Saddam Hussain People President Country
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    Argumentative Essay Against American Foreign Policy With Argumentative Essay Against American Foreign Policy With Iraq I'm an American. There was a time when I would have said that enthusiastically, being proud of the country that I belong to and even prouder of what our country stands for. From what I was taught, and from what I once believed, America was meant to be a land of equality. It was a land that preached that all people have the right to live, the way they choose to, no matter what ra...