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  • The Threat Of Conflict In The Asia-Pacific Region

    Along with the threat of conflict in the Asia-Pacific region owing to access to fresh water is the decline of fertile agricultural land. Agricultural land is not only the source of actual food for the subsistence of the populations from whence it is yielded but also the source of employment and in turn income for a huge proportion of the population in the Asia-Pacific region. There are currently dozens of deals being cut between rich or powerful countries with shortages of fertile land or in fact viable sources of water for farming and smaller less affluent countries with abundant land and water supplies in order to secure future agricultural production (White, 2014, p. 837). This is seemingly a solution to expected food shortages in countries…

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  • Essay On Perfect Pivot

    describe the impatient critics of President Obama’s, and subsequently, the Special Operations’ rebalance of forces and focus to Asia. The “strategic pivot” to the Asia-Pacific for Special Operations Forces (SOF) is the best choice in the current global security environment because it will strengthen important alliances, improve regional security, and stimulate domestic economic growth better than a strategic shift elsewhere. The SOF, and overall U.S. Foreign policy pivot to the Asia-Pacific…

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  • Ev71 Essay

    most common causes of the hand, foot, and mouth disease which is often occur in young children and infants. The EV71 was first found in the United States in 1969 and then the EV71 associated HFMD outbreaks have been reported in Europe, Australia, and Asia. The EV71 infection also associated with fatal neurological symptoms, and it was first reported in Bulgaria in 1975 and Hungary in 1978 (Tee, 2010). Since 1997, the HFMD with EV71-associated neurological syndrome with high mortality rate had…

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  • Asia-Pacific War Turning Point

    World War II in the Pacific is sometimes called the Pacific War or the Asia-Pacific War. It was the theatre of World War II and it was a war fought in the Pacific Ocean between United States and East Asia. After the chaos at Pearl Harbor, caused by Japan, the Japanese quickly gained control over almost all of the Pacific. They controlled the Philippines to Burma, to the Aleutians, and to the Solomon’s. However, Japan weren’t strong enough to control that much Earth. As a result, the turning…

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  • The Effect Of Japanese Advancements On Asia-Pacific Allies

    The Japanese advancement throughout Asia-Pacific greatly concerned the Allies. While the war had begun in 1939, things began getting troublesome for Australians, when the Japanese advancement became apparent. With the fall of Singapore, the bombing of Pearl Harbour and the battle at Kokoda, the Allied forces had to work together to overcome the Japanese. While Australia had previously been in the war, Japanese aggression provoked panic throughout the country. Australian troops had previously…

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  • Importance Of Expeditionary Operations

    of Australia’s continent ethos and sea insecurity. In other words, geopolitics still dominates Australia’s defence policy making even though the changes brought by the globalization and Asia’s rising are recognized. Therefore the level of Australia’s commitment to expeditionary campaigns and the way to conduct them largely depends on geographic distance and the role of its major ally- the U.S. will play in those missions. Based on these judgements, it suggests that an operation of necessity,…

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  • Early Global Economy

    stations were known as caravanserais, and they offered merchants private rooms and secure storage for their goods (Hubbell 6). This made trade through the Ottoman Empire easier, serving to expedite connections across Western Asia. In Europe, England and the Netherlands chartered the British East India Company and the Dutch East India Company respectively. These were joint-stock companies that ventured to the Indian Ocean and had the power to go to war and govern conquered peoples. The companies…

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  • Manchuria East Asia Essay

    Following the end of the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, the world turned its eyes towards this rising new global power in Asia. By defeating the Russians and the waiving of the white flag at Liaoyang, the Japanese have quickly proven themselves as an overall competitor to the West in terms of political and military power. By the signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth in September 5, 1905, it recognized Japanese supremacy in Korea, oversaw the transition of Russian holdings in Manchuria (Liaodong…

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  • Foreign Relations In Mexican American War

    Mexican people if they refused to meet with the American diplomat. Fearful of what was shown by America, and what had taken place in China with Britain, Japan agreed to deal with America first. This was done with the Treaty of Kanagawa, which gave the U.S. a “foot in the door” with Japan. With this foot in the door approach, America sent a diplomat, with whom the Japanese had ill regard for, and did not want to work with. The diplomat was treat harshly and was isolated for months due to Japanese…

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  • Essay On The Gunpowder Revolution And Globalization

    ideas and religious beliefs, and the development of technology. From Asia, Europeans desired spices and other luxury goods; however, there were several middlemen complexed in this process that made the prices increase and adding risk to trade routes. There was a need for a direct trade route to Asia that would lower the cost and allow easier access to the goods. With the increase in trade, Europeans could gain wealth and finance a more powerful army, thus giving them an advantage over rivals and…

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