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  • 9/11 Attack Conspiracy Essay

    The conspiracy theories surrounding the tragedy of the 9/11 attacks are varied and have been present for many years, edging into mainstream society in certain circumstances. Many of the theorist’s contest that the attack constituted a ‘false flag’ attack to rationalise increased limitations on civil liberties and foreign invasion with an ulterior agenda, both of which the attack incited. Evidence put forth by both individuals and groups to justify conspiracy theories is varied and involve…

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  • Fighting To The End The Pakistan Army's Way Of War Analysis

    Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army’s Way of War (Oxford University Press, 2014) C. Christine Fair, PhD., one of the foremost South Asian experts, has made Pakistan army the subject of her book: Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army’s Way of War. The overarching theme, resonating with all the eleven chapters in the book, depicts the Pakistan army as central to all the misfortunes befalling the country. Fair accentuates the overbearing presence and consequent ruinous decisiveness of the…

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  • Flight 800 Case Study

    What Really Happened to Flight 800? When flying on a plane many might be scared for there life when soaring through the sky at such a high height, but with the chance of losing your life being only at one in a 11 million it is unlikely anything would happen (curiosity.com). Tragically this one in a 11 million chance happened to everyone on TWA Flight 800, with odds in their favor this became a national mystery for the cause of this intentional or unintentional mishap. The aircraft and the…

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  • Airplane Experience

    Today, was the day I would ride on an airplane for the first time. I was so excited to ride in an airplane, but I was nervous that the plane would crash. Just the night before, an Asian airliner crashed and killed a few people. When I got to the airport I had to go through security, which wasn’t just a walk in the park. First, I had to go through scanning to make sure I didn’t have anything on me. Then, I had to take my carry-on and put it in a bin to see if there has anything in there and…

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  • Asiana Flight 214 Case Study

    Crash of Asiana Flight 214 Kyle Adkins Embry Riddle Introduction to Aeronautical Science ASCI 202 July 10, 2015 Crash of Asiana Flight 214 I. Summary On July 6, 2013, about 1128 Pacific daylight time, a Boeing 777-200ER, Korean registration HL7742, operating as Asiana Airlines flight 214, was on approach to runway 28L when it struck a seawall at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), San Francisco, California. Three of the 291 passengers were fatally injured; 40 passengers, 8 of the 12…

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  • Recount In Political History

    The race for the presidency in the year 2000 was very controversial. Now after watching the movie Recount it is obvious that George W. Bush illegitimately won the election. Firstly, older voters were confused on how to fill out the ballot, which ended up in a significant amount of dimpled chad that were not counted by the machines, therefore robbing thousands of people of their right to vote for the president they wished to be in office, not to mention that it may have costed Gore the presidency…

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  • Film Analysis: An Inconvenient Truth

    An Inconvenient Truth An Inconvenient Truth is a documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim about former United States Vice President Al Gore 's campaign to educate citizens about global warming through comprehensive slide show. The movie starts with Al Gore briefing about the first picture of the Earth from the space, which was taken on a Christmas Eve, 1968 during an Apollo 8 mission (Earth Rise) and tells us that the thin shell of atmosphere is filling up with pollution. The next…

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  • Essay On Military Attacks

    This morning, an airman on Lackland Air Force Base (AFB) just outside San Antonio, Texas shot and killed his squadron commander, then killed himself. At this time, it is unclear on the reasons for the incident. But it once again brings up the question, should military personal be allowed to be armed at all times to protect themselves? The active shooter incident on Lackland marks the 10th fatal shooting on a U.S. military installation in the U.S. since 2001. Of the 10, 3 have been confirmed…

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  • Psychology Of Disaster Concepts

    Three Major Psychology of Disaster Concepts The first psychology of disaster that had an effect both directly and indirectly on society after the sinking of the Lusitania and the attacks on 9/11 was Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). People sometimes show symptoms of PTSD after experiencing or witnessing a near life and death terrifying event (Staff, 2014). PTSD is best associated with soldiers who had some sort of trauma while in combat, when in fact, anyone can develop emotional problems…

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  • Analysis Of Portraits Of Grief By The New York Times

    A Multi-Media Assessment of “Portraits of Grief” by The New York Times Question 1: The focus of “Portraits of Grief” by The New York Times focuses on the different reactions of family members for those that had died in the September 11th, 2001 attack on the Twin Towers. The article focuses on “revisiting” the families and re-evaluating the personal lives of those that had died in the attacks. This presentation is meant as a memorial for those that died on 9/11. Question 2: There were two…

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