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  • Guantanamo Bay Detention Center Case Study

    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 United States of America’s national security would be at a greater risk, since the devastating terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. In particular, Horton (2010) addressed that opponents of closing the detention facility included former Vice President Dick Cheney and opponents emphasized that the United States of America’s government holding detainees at the facility saved thousands of American lives since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Furthermore, supporters of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center emphasizing that keeping detainees at the detention facility helps Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI), and military officials to disclose intelligence information also halted President Obama’s commitment to close the detention facility during his two-terms as president. The importance of the discussion of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center acknowledges both standpoints of a violation of human rights and protecting the United States of…

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  • W. Bush Interrogation Analysis

    “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…

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  • Essay On Group Cohesiveness

    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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  • Strategic Objectives In Operation Desert Storm And Operation Iraqi Freedom

    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

    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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  • George Bush 9/11 Rhetorical Analysis

    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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  • Impact Of Interest Groups On Foreign Policy

    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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  • Sincere Selfhood In John Steinbeck's In Cold Blood

    can never truly make up the entirety of it. People who are raised in poor conditions are capable of turning their lives around and accomplishing great feats. Abraham Lincoln, arguably the greatest President of the United States, grew up in a household stricken with poverty, yet he was able to overcome what he was born with, form his own identity, and leave an illustrious legacy. In addition, these sentiments also go both ways as people raised in more adequate households are equally as capable of…

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  • Analysis Of Herman Melville's View On Religion In Moby Dick

    ENGL 320 05 May 2016 Research Proposal: Herman Melville’s view on religion translated in Moby Dick The first line of the novel suggests that the narrator wants to be called another name. It suggests that he was once known by a different name, but for the purpose of the story, there is another name that is presented to the reader. In a way Ahab can be referenced as a God. He always tests his crew’s loyalty to him and the ship. That being said, Ahab actually underwent something like a trial of…

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  • Geography In Moby-Dick

    A Look at Geography in Moby-Dick Melville’s Moby-Dick is a richly woven psychological masterpiece. Time and again concepts and characters are deftly paralleled and contrasted. The sheer density and breadth of references spans biblical allusions, a range of mythologies, as well as the geographical knowledge of a learned cartographer. Perhaps Melville’s most commonly underappreciated device, however, is his complex use of geography. His locations do not only represent real world challenges but…

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