Ahmad Tejan Kabbah

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  • Post Genocide Discourse Analysis

    at achieving sustainable peace settlements. The issue with the unsuccessful negotiated agreement was not the terms addressed but the influence of the interested parties (the UN, United Kingdom, and the United States) in the negotiated agreement. They stipulate that interested parties “…used their clout and leverage to impress on the RUF in particular that a negotiated settlement was the only path to follow...” (Kaldor & Vincent, 2006; Kobbah, 2012). Based on this stipulation, it could be assumed that the RUF were not ready for negotiations as they were compelled to sign the negotiated agreement, as interested outside parties were seeking for immediate resolution of conflic which was short termed. According to Gberie, (2002) “When Ahmad Tejan Kabbah became president, he accelerated efforts begun by the military to arrange a peace agreement with the RUF. A deal was ultimately signed in Abidjan in November 1996, stating that the war was ending ‘with immediate effect’ (Gberie, 2002, p. 3). Unfortunately, this reuslted in the nonparticipation of the RUF in the elections and their hurling of atrocities on civilians by amputating the hands and feets of wommen, children, and even babies. Furthermore, it resulted in the formation of another armed group Armed Forces Ruling Council (AFRC), who executed more malicious terror and vandalism on civilians (Gberie, 2002). Obviously, the negotiated peace agreement was rushed by the ruling party and contributed to its failure. Inclusion…

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  • Mohamed Bah Theory

    Theory Application: Mohamed Mohamed Bah grew up in a small village in Sierra Leone called Motema (p. 98). When he was a young boy he lived with his mother but then went to live with his older brother, 1 of 25 siblings, in Freetown, Sierra Leone (p. 98). Mohamed follows the Muslim faith, has short hair, skin the color of coffee beans, and a deep widows peak (p. 84). While in Freetown, Mohamed attended the Hope Day School and was given the opportunity to come to the United States of America (US)…

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  • Islamic Millenarianism: An Analysis

    In his time at Aba Island, Ahmad developed his views into an ideological system on an organizational, theoretical, and propaganda level. When he started off in 1868, Ahmad was a scholar, religious intellectual, and preacher. According to Fergus Nicoll, his thinking at this time was a combination of theological intellectual, a set of abstract Islamic ideals he believed in, and a mixture of ideas and influences from various sources which he had found favorable. In the early years of running the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Victory Of The Mujahedeen

    would end soon and peace would return to Afghanistan. However, the hope for peace and stability was shuttered when various ethnically based factions of Mujahedeens entered Kabul by force and took control of certain parts of the capital in 1992. Transition of power from communist regime to an Islamic regime came through war as well. The Mujahedeens who fought against communists for Islamic ideology were now fighting for ethnic supremacy. After the collapse of communist regime, ethnic conflicts…

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  • Review: The Fascinatingly Lone Survivor

    “Seal team 10” composed of the four-man group, the “Good” guys, take the fight to a young, but cruel leader Ahmad Sha, and his “Evil” Taliban group in a realistic, gun fight, called Operation Red Wings. Their hopes are to identify, and either capture or eliminate the target, Ahmad. In this nail bitting thriller, the four highly trained, special ops, navy seal, team find themselves facing some of the fatest, well prepared bad guys they have ever encountered as stated by Danny Dietz, “They’re fast…

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  • The True Meaning Of Isaiah's State Of Joy

    However, is meaning the same joy that we find in our passage the same as the meaning in English? The English words joy and rejoice are the same word in Hebrew. The Hebrew word for joy and rejoice is simha, meaning to be in a state of happiness. As we can see there is a difference in meaning although minimal. For us the word joy is expressed in the action we compare it to, therefore, if the action is passed our joy is passed. However, for Isaiah joy or rejoice was the state that God promised that…

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  • Guests Of The Sheik Analysis

    The ethnography of Meddle East by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea in the story of “Guests of the Sheik” remind me my own town in my home country. Being from Medial East most of the cultural norms and Islamic roles in the story looked quite familiar with the cultural norms and Islamic roles back in my country. Lived all the way down on the other side of the ocean, I personal experienced most of the life experience of Fernea, which she mentioned in her story “Guests of the Sheik”. Elizabeth Warnock…

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  • Analysis Of Genesis By Nancy Gross

    I went back to the text but the dialogue had died down and no new themes or ideas were coming to me. At this point I did what Nancy Gross suggests and listed out my possible guesses for the meaning of this text. • it is a literal view of what it will be like before Jesus second coming of judgement. • It is about the hope of the coming of Christ • It is about the action needed before Christ coming again • It has something to do with eschatological theology and the idea of Christ coming to us…

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  • Film Analysis: Lone Survivor

    it, and you realize that it is a military attack helicopter. So the first seen in the movie, the first thing you see, is a helicopter. That is all you hear and it is the only thing moving on the screen. This sets the tone for the movie right away, the lack of sound except for the helicopter focuses all of your attention on it, and from the beginning you can tell it is a very serious movie. This is a case where the lack of sound is playing a big role in what you are experiencing (Lone…

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  • Religion In The Book Of 1 Thessalonians

    Introduction Throughout the book of 1 Thessalonians, the author is writing a letter to the church in Thessalonica. In this letter the author is speaking about several significant parts of faith and Christianity that the thessalonians are lacking in or do not understand. In this particular passage, the author is speaking about Jesus’ return, how that affects the lives and souls of those who have passed away as well as the return of Jesus and how it will take place and is serving as a reminder to…

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