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    “I worked for George Bush. I’m proud to have worked for him. I think that a lot of the most controversial things we did , that people didn’t like and- and criticized us for, things like the terror surveillance program or the enhanced interrogation techniques, were things that allowed us to save lives.” -Dick Cheney. Cheney had been in congress for six terms before running for vice-president with George Bush. He served for two terms with president Bush. Defense, energy use, and the Middle East he was especially good at. The first few days after a terrorist attack are critical for the Department of Homeland Security, especially after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. After the smoke had cleared, President Bush decided…

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    Three Antecedent Conditions of Groupthink As stated above, there are three antecedent conditions of groupthink: 1) Group Cohesiveness; 2) Structural faults; and 3) Provocative situational context. According to Janis, the most essential antecedent is group cohesiveness. This antecedent “implies a conventional understanding of the term as the ‘forces which are acting on members to stay in a group’” (McQueen 55). Group Cohesiveness entails an assembly of decision makers, known as the “core…

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    and Jose Padilla are two international terrorists that have committed terrorist actions m42k.p against the United States. When Khalid Sheik Mohammed was taken by the US in Pakistan, the use of torture gave the US new intel on new crimes that were being planned against the US. ISIS has 3,500 slaves in their possession right now. Over a five year period, more than 250,000 people have died in Syria. 18,802 citizens were killed in a 21-month period in Iraq. By catching the people that have links to…

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    detention center and the ongoing backlash from both a national and international perspective regarding lack of human rights for detainees, President Obama’s proposal faced sudden backlash from the opposition of closing the detention center. The sudden backlash President Obama faced regarding his proposal involved the discussion of risking the United States of America’s national security of closing the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center. Opponents of closing the detention facility noted that the…

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    Many people believed that Guantanamo Bay has served its intended purpose. On one hand, the detention facility has kept many suspected terrorists from being able to commit acts of terrorism. On the other hand, others feel the detention facility is an inhumane and torturous prison (Fiaherty np). The primarily question when thinking about closing Guantanamo Bay, are the 41 inmates still residing at Guantanamo Bay today (Fiaherty np). In other words, where would the inmates be relocated to?…

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    George W. Bush’s 2004 presidential campaign ad “Tested” employed ethos with his message “Steady Leadership in Times of Change” implying that he was stable and trustworthy during the disastrous events that took place under his administration ,such as September 11th an event that would go on to change how voters viewed foreign and domestic affairs for years to come; meanwhile, John Kerry’s campaign ad “Optimists” would have successfully captured the vote of American voters because of his pathos…

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    According to Kusy and Holloway (2010), there are four strategies a leader can implement at the team level to prevent and reduce toxicity in the organization. These four strategies include selecting the right team members in the first place, translating your organizational values to the team level, engaging leaders to integrate values within teams, and finally conducting a 360-degree team assessment (Kusy & Holloway, 2010). General Shelton was clear that effective and involved leadership was an…

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    The strategic objectives for the United States during Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom compare and contrast widely when viewed through the three strategic lenses of suitability, feasibility, and acceptability. To consider the success or failure of national strategy as it pertains to warfare, the strategist must assess the nature of the conflict. Art Lykke presents an appropriate theory for national strategy that asks central questions for the national strategist based on…

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    Essay Against Torture

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    has had countless terrorist attacks over the previous decades that could have been avoided if the authorities were aware of the attack and how they were going to happen. One of the major ways to find out about these plans for attacks is to interrogate captured terrorists. There are many forms of interrogation that may or may not work that are currently legal. Because torture can be used to gain information, it’s a method of interrogation that is not used as much due to legality reasons. The…

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    Fordham (1998) argues that there is a relationship between party identification and presidential use of force. For example, the conflicting constituencies of US political parties cause presidents to use diversionary force overseas. Perceptions of political parties can also impact US foreign policy. For example, during the cold war democratic presidents had to worry about being perceived as soft on communism, so they were more likely to use force. Therefore, political parties can directly impact…

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