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    The Abbasid Caliphate was one of the most powerful empires to rule over the Arab World. From around 750BCE to 1517BCE the Abbasid Caliphate controlled territory that spanned from Northern Africa to the western border of modern day India. This research paper will focus on forms of gender segregation in the Abbasid Caliphate from 760BCE to 1258BCE. For the purposes of this paper I will split gender segregation into two main forms: physical segregation which includes institutions like the harem, and social segregation which includes the citizenship of women and their standing in society. I will also define gender segregation as the separation of people based on how society defines them on a spectrum that ranges from masculine to feminine. Brief…

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    ISIS Tactics

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    As the international fight endures against Islamic extremists who are pursuing a campaign to establish a caliphate in Syria and Iraq, the debate to know how to call the group continues. The world would have to call them the “Islamic State” in respect of the caliphate they have avowed, if it were up to them. The US Governments and the British are using the ISIL acronym, whereas the name ISIS is more frequently seen. In addition to the confusion, the French said they would use the Arabic-derived…

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    Walt states that revolutions exhibit a number of common features. First, a states administrative and coercive capacity must be in a weakened by a combination of internal and external challenges for revolutions to be possible. Key international and intra-national events created permissive conditions favorable for jihadism to develop and flourish. Several key decisive events illustrate this first point. The end of the Ottoman Empire and enactment of the Sykes-Picot agreement broke the empire into…

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    authority"(Quran 3:151). If a reasonable person were to read this, they would realize how Islam’s holy scripture speaks of terrorizing the nonbelievers.This shows where the violent nature of Islam, and how there is a direct correlation to terrorism. If Islam is such a peaceful religion, why would a peaceful religion terrorize those against Allah? The current state of the middle east is the best possible example of radical Islam at its finest. Palestinians and Israelis have been fighting since…

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    Imam Abu-Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad Al-Ghazali is undoubtedly referred as one of the most influential theologians of Islam, and one of its noblest and original thinkers. He belongs to Tus and was born in 1058 AD, where he later died in 1111. He regenerated in his religious era all the spiritual phases developed by Islam. Islamic thinkers and theologians have various point of views when the character and institutional authority of the caliphate is concerned. Some school of thoughts, for example…

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    lethal than the Islamic state (Alvi). The types of attacks include suicide bombings by children, shooting people on the streets, and even bombing mosques. The goals of Boko Haram quickly turned much more extreme than the preliminary ones implemented by Yusef. Some included destabilizing the government, getting rid of western influence, and reestablishing an Islamic caliphate in the northern Nigeria (O 'Neil 774). There are many individual motivations that could explain the extreme actions of…

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    Umar Al-Baghdadi Group

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    ISI’s leader would become Abu Umar al-Baghdadi and the group had every intention of taking control of the state when coalition forces would eventually withdrawl. These moves were going to be the first steps and intial process of starting a caliphate in the middle east. From 2006-2011, the group suffered signifigant lose due to a combination of lack of local support, US crackdown, capturing of 8,000 members. Even local Sunnis, would carry out attacks on the group assianating members and…

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    Thesis: Homeland Security is interdisciplinary in nature by bringing together fields of criminal justice, security, and political psychology. ISIS and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi declared Islamic Caliphate with 7 steps or phases that occur every 3 years ending in 2020. ISIS and Al Qaeda divided on who is actually the Caliph based on descendants of the Quaraysh tribe, and who has been selected by the Shura. ISIS is establishing legitimacy among Sunni Muslims around the world and moving away from Al…

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    evil acts to God”. Proving that most of the Islamic followers denounce the teachings of ISIS and don’t want to be associated with them. While the next common misconception is that this extremist group has no objective. Even though many believe that ISIS’ beliefs are irrational that does not mean they don’t have an objective. This terrorist group is not beheading citizens just for the heck of it. In an article all about Islamic myths the writer said, “It’s goal is to establish a caliphate- an…

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    political, religious, social, or economic aims and beliefs. Groups such as Al Qaeda, and ISIS are a few examples of foreign terrorist organizations that exist in our society today. Al Qaeda’s goal’s “are to drive Americans and American influence out of all Muslim nations, especially Saudi Arabia; destroy Israel; and topple pro-Western dictatorships around the Middle East.” (Hayes) ISIS is aiming to create a territorial presence, stable, large, self-sustaining and constant, which will be based…

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