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  • Nuclear Iran Essay

    Nuclear Iran Iran is one of the leading countries in the Middle East and the Muslim world. The controversial theocratic regime which has been leading the country since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, headed by Ali Khamenei, has been eager to develop and acquire nuclear weapons, despite scrutiny from the international community and the United States. Ever since the revolution took place and the new regime was established, sanctions were put in place against Iran. Even though over the years the country’s desire to acquire nuclear weapons has brought more sanctions, restrictions and worsen diplomatic relations with the world, Iran and its leaders did not give up and eventually managed to obtain them, according to intelligence reports. This act violates the Non-Proliferation Treaty of the UN and many consider it an act of aggression and provocation against the rest of the world. However, one must look beyond the conservativism of the…

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  • Kevin Swander's Essay: The Rules Of Pakistani Women

    father does not give money to my mother”(Jibeen 465). It 's like Pakistan is forgetting that Pakistani women are human too. They are also expected to provide for their household. But, how would it be reasonable to ask this of them if they aren’t even taught how to read. Thus the few educational opportunities that Pakistani women have are seriously hurting them, which would all be avoided if they were treated equally. Pakistan picks and chooses which rules they want to obey. “Pakistan was…

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  • Calligraphy In Islamic Culture

    The fluidity of calligraphy symbolizes the "intertwining" of stability and change that exists in the mortal world (Nasr 28). Islamic calligraphy has the appearance of a never ending line; the letters are all connected to one another and the writing seems to be constantly moving (Piostrovsky 29). The continual movement of the line "is one of the ways of manifesting [Allah] to this world" (27) and "projects the concept of continuity, of endlessness, of pluriformity" (29). The symbolism of…

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  • SWOT Analysis: Malayan Banking Berhad

    3.0 SWOT Analysis Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) has the biggest Islamic Banking in Malaysia. Thosemanagers have analyzed the external environment and the internal resources of the organisation, they will have the information they need to assess the organization’s strength, weaknesses, opportunity and threat. Such an assessment normally is referred to as a SWOT (sometimes called TOWS) analysis (Bateman and Snell, 2013). Strengths and weakness refer to internal resources. For example, an…

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  • Effects Of Al Shabbab

    State Instability in Somalia: Islamic Extremism & Insurgency “Historical Amnesia is a dangerous phenomenon, not only because it undermines moral and intellectual integrity, but also because it lays the groundwork for crimes that lie ahead.” Noam Chomsky It is nearly impossible to pick up a copy of the New York Times or The Washington Post or turn on CNN and not see scenes of the humanitarian crisis, gangs, piracy, insurgency, and civil war regarding the deteriorating…

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  • Islamic Terrorism: The Start Of Terrorism

    ISLAMIC TERRORISM Terrorism, “The unlawful use of – or threatened use of – force or violence against individuals or property to coerce or intimidate governments or societies, often to achieve political religious, or ideological objectives.” – U.S. Department of defense publication. Islamic terrorism has been an issue for years now. They have attacked more than 21 countries, causing more and more terror and becoming more powerful. They are willing to die since they don’t believe as other…

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  • Boston Marathon Bombing Case Study

    social learning theory, motivation is one of the most important element in terrorism. The use of social media by terrorism is one of the most common ways that their use to promote their message and methods. Based on Pantucci, “the internet provides a locus in which they can obtain radicalising material, training manuals and videos. It provides them with direct access to a community of like-minded individuals around the world with whom ther can connect and in some cases can provide them with…

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  • Advantages Of Takaful Insurance

    Takaful means “mutual or joint guarantee” and it is the closest Islamic instrument to contemporary system of insurance. Earlier demand for insurance was very low in Muslim communities compared to conventional markets but with the introduction of Islamic mode of insurance more and more Muslims are open to the idea. Currently there are very few Takaful applicants in the market with very few institutions offering this insurance service on large scale. Though the claim for Takaful is for part…

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  • Islamic Bank Case Study

    The year 1963 witnessed the foundation of the very first Islamic bank in Egypt, ever since that year and until today researchers are still interested in making researches that study the financial performance of Islamic and conventional banks. The global financial crisis that the world experiences every once in a while as in 2008, was the cause of the increase of the number of researchers, as they are interested in studying the financial performances of both systems; knowing that these studies…

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  • Sageman And Wiktorowicz's Approach To Radicalization

    Although it overlaps with Sageman’s arguments, Wiktorowicz’s approach to radicalization is relatively more complex; among other things, he introduces the ‘cognitive opening’ theory, a crisis “that shakes certainty in previously accepted beliefs and renders an individual more receptive to the possibility of alternative views and perspectives.” The crisis can instigate a cognitive opening. This can take a variety of forms, depending on the individual, but when related to Islamic movements, the…

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