An Analysis Of Waltz's Man, The State Of War

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I begin my paper by Waltz’s perception of modern realist theory, who in his writing ‘Man, the state of war’, has pointed out three integral images of the causes of war. Firstly, dealing with the classical realist thought, war has its root in flawed human nature. In his view, the evilness of men, or their inappropriate behavior results in war. Second, the internal organization of the state unit is crucial in understanding its prosperity towards war. Which means in order for a state to prevent itself from self-destruction, a homogenous unified entity must be promoted and to foster this type of unified entity, the state seeks war against others. The third perception finally stress upon the international anarchy and suggests that as every state …show more content…
In Arabic their name symbolizes or means, ‘the base’ formed principally of mujahedeen, meaning holy warriors, and others fighting the soviets in Afghanistan. IN 1998, in an interview with the al-Jazeera Arab Television, “Every Muslim, the minute he can start differentiate, carries hate towards Americans, Jews and Christians, and this is a part of our ideology. Ever since I can recall, I felt at war with the Americans and had feelings of animosity and hate towards them”, said Osama bin Laden. Coming to discuss about his background, in 1957, he was born in Saudi Arabia to a Syrian mother and Yemeni father. His family was extremely wealthy. Osama was once a good friend of US government. His Mujahedeen, or Islamic warriors were armed, trained, supplied and financed by America and some of his …show more content…
March 14th ’11, President Obama calls upon the first of the Five National Security Council meeting on the Bin Laden raid. April 29 ’11, at 8:20 am EDT, President Obama gives the order to raid Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan. May 1, 2011 - Late in the evening (approximately mid-morning on May 2 in Pakistan), President Obama addresses the nation and announces that Osama bin Laden has been killed, calling it "the most significant achievement to date in our nation's effort to defeat al Qaeda." (CNN library, 2014). The following day, in the early morning hours, a group of 25 Navy Seals raid the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The operation took about 40 minutes in total where Osama Bin Laden was killed in the last 5-10 minutes of firefight. His body was identified by one of his wives and the DNA test confirms the death of Osama. He is buried at sea off the deck of the USS Carl Vinson in the Arabian Sea within 24 hours according to the Islamic

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