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    except for all the others.” The world seems to have embraced this idea, making democracy, at least for now, the most ideal form of government possible. Some regions of the world embrace this more than others. For example, there are no democracies in the Arab world. There are many different reasons as to why this may be, religion, culture, etc. However I believe that the main reasons that the Arab world are not democratic is because of their lack of belief in secularism, the economic structures, and western worlds war on terror and its influence on the population 's perception of democracy. In the Arab world, the islamic religion is tied into everyday life. Islam itself is one the main reasons that people assume that the middle east has no democracies. While the religion itself is not a direct cause of this lack of democracy, it does have something to do with it. Since the religion is so entwined with everyday life, the population would like to see it in their government. As Elshtain put it, “In much of the Muslim world, secularism is equated…

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    United Arab Emirates is a country full of promise and constant growth. There are always new projects and technologies popping up, and a lot of these projects aim to be “the biggest ______ in the world”. One of the issues faced by United Arab Emirates is the fact that oil will eventually run out. Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has spent the past two years working to turn his city into one that doesn’t revolve around petrodollars, UAE’s form of currency (Jennings). He wants…

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    sectarianism in the Arab world and make fun of it; This will make Sectarian individuals feel for their discrimination in a way that is not so obvious. This problem did not always exist in the Arab world, but it came in the 19th century with western colonization that used the logic divide and rule to conquer the people. Usually sectarianism and bigotry are strategies used to divide the nation and to wake any ethnics and religious differences and make them conscious about it. In some Arab…

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    The Arab Spring has challenged the authoritarian resilience paradigm that had been dominant in academics since the early 2000s. Scholars within this paradigm focused on the lack of democracy within the region and attributed this lack to a number of factors and dynamics. This paradigm was normative in the sense that authoritarian resilience was seen as a negative and in need of change (Lob 2015). Even though as authoritarian resilience was perceived to be negative there was no expectation that…

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    Understanding Culture

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    important attributes for current and future military leadership. Modern warfare in complex operational environments has forced the United States Army increased interaction between Soldiers and civilians. In today’s society cultural awareness is a sensitive and argued subject. Culture has many definitions depending on the audience because every interpretation differs throughout the world. Some define culture as, where one was raised others base it on food and some view it as morals and beliefs.…

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    Question: Did Syrian refugees enrich our cultural growth into a more diverse and positive outcome and have they enhanced our influence in the World? If so, How? Immigration laws have resulted in a situation where many illegal immigrants live and work in the United States. It is an important issue that has been blown out of proportion by the media and politicians. Here in the United States, legal Syrian refugees have enriched our cultural growth in a diverse and positive way and have enhanced…

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    Diversity that empowers the ability of the community to succeed and prosper is, culture. Variety of cultures around the world allows society to understand that there is different ways to share way of life, lifestyle, background, and heritage. Arab culture within a close friend of mine followed many of the primary components of culture, as any other one, but the difference is the ways to follow them. The Arab and Hispanic culture are similar and different by their approach to the cultural…

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    groups of people. I decided to immerse myself with the middle eastern culture, specifically people of Arabic descent. When I think about the Arabic group of people the stereotypes I think of are muslim culture and they all wear Hijabs; or they all are terrorist or villains. I think that typically Americans think all arabs practice muslim culture when most of them actually practice christianity.…

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    The Byzantine world was forever altered by the rapid conquest of territories which the Arab armies began in the seventh century. These conquests were due in large part to the martial ability of the Arabic army. Later, tying administrative power to Arab culture, religious unity, and even Islam’s similarities to Christianity aided in the retention and Arabization of the captured territory. In all but one of these cases, the Arabic states followed models created by the Roman, and later, the…

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    Anna Håkanson Case Study

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    preparation was a good jumping off point but was inadequate. While her comparison of Bahrain and Sweden using Hofstede’s cultural dimensions (Steers, 2013) and her study of the structure of Arab extended families and the role this family structure plays in the decision-making process was a good start, she failed to study up on the changing business landscape in Arab nations. In private business, the traditional paradigms of the extended family structure are eschewed in favor of a meritocracy…

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