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  • Definition Patriotism
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    Many people believe that they are patriotic people. But, what truly makes one patriotic? In "Saying Goodbye to Patriotism" Robert Jensen critiques the effects of patriotism on today's modern society, the United States, and globalization after the attacks on 9/11. Jensen defines patriotism in his talk delivered to the Peace Action National Congress as "love and loyal or zealous support of one's own country". (Jensen 741) But, that is not the only definition of patriotism. One may love living in t...
  • Current State Of War With Iraq
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    Our Current State Of War A "State of War" is a period when two nations, parties, or even individuals are in open and armed conflict with each other. But how does this come about, and how would John Locke and President George W. Bush feel about how it is that a state of war originates? What actions must take place for war to exist? Is there a period of time that must be spent deliberating the possibility of entering into a state of war to determine its necessity? Is there even a choice in the mat...
  • Christianity The Official Religion Of The State
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    The Just war theory is and interesting one simply because the phrase just war is an oxymoron. War is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations. Implicit in this definition of war is the result of death and since justice is right action towards other death is the most unjust of things. Thus war is unjust. Although there is the case where one country goes to war with another because the other has unjust policy...
  • Mussolini In The Doctrine Of Fascism
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    The Doctrine of Fascism Some General Ideological Features " Reactionary concepts plus revolutionary emotion result in Fascist mentality. ' -Wilhelm Reich Is nationalism inherently evil? Would a one-world government be more preferable? Are appreciating and defending one's own culture and cultural values somehow primitive instincts that must be overcome by the educational efforts of the enlightened? We have all heard of Fascism, but our image is usually of a brutal soldier wearing a uniform emblaz...
  • Evacuation Of Fort Sumter
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    Fort Sumter is located in Charleston, South Carolina. The fort is in Charleston's harbor. The fort was not even complete when war broke out. This was a big turning point for the United States of America. It separated the north from the south and in some cases it separated families. This war would impact how the United States saw slavery. It is the most deadly war that the United States has every seen in its history. It all began with the secession of South Carolina. After this an understanding w...
  • War On Terrorism
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    1984's ominous sign becomes even more frightening in the light of the war on terrorism. Ingsoc was also in the state of ongoing war with either Eurasia or East asia. War effort demands unity of a society. However, politicians tend to use a nations predicament to build their own popularity and cover up personal shortcomings. Double speak is widely employed in these situations. Some messages of key players on the war on terrorism definitely deserve to be scanned for double speak presence. "The rea...
  • Nation State Model For Their International Order
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    Still riding the Trojan horse The Shield of Achilles: War, Law and the Course of History by Philip Bobbitt 960 pp, Allen Lane This is a book of extraordinary ambition. It could well have been called A General Theory of War, Peace and History. For that is what it proffers, at least for political history over the last half-millennium as perceived through European and American eyes. And it has a message: that, as Sir Michael Howard puts it in his magisterial foreword, "mankind could be facing a tra...
  • Liberia The Intervention Force
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    The Liberian War: A Modern Humanitarian Crisis Term Paper Professor Barry Stein PLS 461 4-29-95 It is my intention in this paper to provide a historical background to the Liberian war, its historical origins, the factions involved, the refugee and displaced populations created by it across the region, and the regional and international communities reaction to it. Using the Liberian situation as a reference point I intend to then conclude with a relevant discussion of the topic of weak and failed...
  • Vietnam War And Postwar Period
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    Sixteen Most Significant Events in US History between 1789 to 1975 After a review of United States' history from 1789 to 1975, I have identified what I believe are the sixteen most significant events of that time period. The attached sheet identifies the events and places them in brackets by time period. The following discussion provides my reasoning for selecting each of the events and my opinion as to their relative importance in contrast to each other. Finally, I have concluded that of the si...
  • Cover World War II
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    4. Synopsis World War II was responsible for the deaths of seventeen million members of the armed forces including 322,000 Americans. Additional millions of civilians died from bombing raids, famine, epidemics and other war-related causes. The United Stated suffered relatively little destruction from the War. The number of American casualties was small compared to the rest of the world. Before and after the United States entered the War, a wide diversity of viewpoints existed amongst the people ...
  • Sense Of The Whole War On Iraq
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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 suppor...
  • Major Development Of The Modern State
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    The definition of a modern state is debatable, but for the purpose of this essay the definition 'a distinct form of public power, separate from both ruler and ruled and forming the political authority within certain defined boundaries', (Chapter 2, Unit 1, p 73) appears appropriate. A modern state has four main features: fixed territorial boundaries, a monopoly on force and the means of coercion, impersonal and sovereign political order and the legitimacy to represent the needs and interests of ...

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