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  • The Influence Of Social Media On The Arab Spring

    The series of revolts, protests, violent clashes and revolutions that occurred in the North Africa & Middle East (MENA) region between 2010 and 2012, which was later tagged the ‘Arab Spring’, received abundant media coverage within its region and on a global scale. On a regional level; according to Noura Alalawi, a 24-hour, round-the-clock coverage of the civil unrest and protests was made available by Al Jazeera, a Qatari state-funded broadcaster (Alalawi, 2015). By the same token, according to…

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  • The Tower Of Babel: The First Universal Language

    Multi-dialects, Confusion, English? A Bavarian priest tried to create the first universal language in the year 1880 and he called it Volapük. A language that was taken from the existing French, German and English, and was difficult to learn. It consisted of odd sounds and case endings similar to Latin. It did not take long before a new language emerged (McWhorter). This new language was a blend of words from India and Europe. It became known as Esperanto. Regardless, of this fact Esperanto was…

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  • 1973 Oil Embargo Analysis

    Embargo because the encroachment on Arab sovereignty through the strengthening of Israel instilled a sense of solidarity amongst Arab states, so that they would unite in order to impose an effective retaliation against this perceived form of imperialism. The United State’s support of Israel led to the emergence of shared anti-American feelings in the Arab world because Israel was seen as an extension of colonialism. “Like all other parts of the Third World, the Arab region was subjected to…

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  • Arab Youth Struggle

    The Struggle of Today’s Arab Youth At a time when the western world and all the freedoms enjoyed in it are a tap or click away; the struggle for Arab youth is an entirely foreign one to previous generations. Arab youth are struggling with a crisis of their learned identity clashing severely with the world they see in mass culture, a free world they desperately want to live in and be a part of. Access to the Internet, technology and the resultant rapidly amplified globalization has made their…

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  • Competing Priorities Essay

    cancer: American, people who have strong religious and spiritual beliefs, may view cancer as punishment for not living right (Borrayo et al., 2005). Also, some cultures may associate physical abuse as a cause of breast cancer. Wardlow and Curry (1996) reported in their qualitative study that the African American participants believed bruises resulting from domestic violence could turn into cancer if they were not given any medical attention (Wardlow and Curry, 1996). On the other hand, some…

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  • Arab Oil Embargo

    In the Middle East, European colonialism obliterated Arab sovereignty through its political and economic takeover (Alnasrawi 7). The epicenter of this perceived encroachment of Arab autonomy by the West was found in the Jewish state of Israel. The colonial legacy of the British and the French occupations in the Middle East led to the perception of Israel as another imperial force that would infringe upon the rights of the Arab world. Many Arabs believe that Israel exists to further Western…

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  • Imperialism In The Middle East

    control along the Arabian Peninsula. This region was as complicated as the western front with a multitude of players on a single field, with Germany, France, Britain, and the Arab tribes all vying for power and influence. Germany combined with the Ottoman Empire and the allies of Britain and France backing their support for the Arab tribes. Creating cacophony of cultures clashing together. With clashing cultures it was necessary to have intermediaries for this large empires on the ground to make…

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  • Ancient Egyptian Revolution

    According to the UN development programme in 2002, the Middle East have witnessed high level of poverty, inequality, and gender gaps. All these factors have caused the Arab Spring. Although we have heard from the west about success stories of Egypt in terms of economic performance, according to the neo-liberal thinkers. However it has been argued that the rise of economy was due to the revolution. This statement can be questioned, as many left wings will argue that since introducing capitalism…

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  • Arab Muslims Should Be Profiled In The War On Terror Summary

    The Discrimination and Mistreatment of Arab Muslims In his article supporting the profiling of Arab Muslims in War on Terror, Duke’s arguments is convincing in its use of emotional and logical appeal; however, the use of fallacious (Either-or) scare tactics discredits his point of view. Duke expresses strongly that he does support the profiling of Arab Muslims and he uses many different techniques to persuade his readers. Some of those techniques are obvious, yet others are subconsciously…

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  • Write An Essay On Refugee Crisis

    What is the Problem The worldwide refugee crisis has uprooted a record 60 million people from their homes, the most since the end of World War II. Millions have fled from their homes, desperately escaping death, destruction, oppression of war and unfathomable living conditions. These people travel from countries like Syria and Iraq to places in Central America and Africa, looking for an escape. Many of the refugees may apply for asylum outside their home country and are eligible for certain…

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