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    As times change, values and ideas often change as they are invariably shaped by their context. However, some remain constant throughout time and are universal. The 1592 Shakespearean drama Richard III and Al Pacino 's 1995 docu-drama Looking for Richard [LFR] were written four hundred years apart yet both texts address perpetual values and ideas that are common to both eras. Through a simultaneous study of both texts, the responder is able to understand the influence of context on aspects of the…

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    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed wrote the article “The Language of War is Killing”. The topic of his article is, if it’s right to kill victims in war. His main claim was it is life, and you have to kill; killing is justified in both war and life. The article was written to argue about whether its right to kill in war or not. Some people may feel this article is specifically directed toward people in the U.S., and the many people who are dealing or involved with war. Many people in the audience have one…

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    ISIS Crisis

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    The organization that lately re-titled itself “the Islamic State” has existed under several names and forms since the 1990s. Its legend is an epic of how modern terrorism progressed, from a religious and political ideal into an obliterating-cult. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a properly-armed group that is a threat to the global security. ISIS, whose merciless members delight in murdering innocent people, must be destroyed before its fanatical followers carry out further…

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    Organized Crime During Prohibition Organized crime existed long before the 1920’s, but it wasn’t as organized or as huge. Their rise in America was mostly due to bootlegging. Prohibition allowed organized crime to flourish and increase its effectiveness. Organized crime greatly affected, and was affected by, prohibition. “Prohibition was a unique economic opening for this generation- an opening unlike anything that previous generations of criminals had known, an opportunity whereby a man who…

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    Mere months after the September 11th attacks on the United States, Alan Jackson released a song that he titled, “Where Were You?” He debuted the song on the Country Music Awards stage in November of 2001. The nation was crying out in shock and despair and Jackson joined in that cry with his song. In writing “Where Were you?” he did so in a time of national confusion. After the attack, a plethora of emotions poured out from each and every home. In light of this situation, Jackson attempted to try…

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    Essay On Drone Strikes

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    Drone Strikes Foster New Enemies Since September 11, 2001, The United States has been using drones strikes against the Taliban, Al Qaeda, and other terrorist groups. The Constitution requires that the government must go through a due process before making the decision of killing someone. Drone strikes are usually based on doubtful information, which ends up taking the life of innocent civilians. Civilians living in the Middle East are being killed because of mistaken identity, or for just…

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    Geopolitics: inquiry scaffold The region of conflict: When the Pashtun tribes were united in 1747, Afghanistan was founded. Afghanistan served as a buffer between the British and Russian Empires until it won independence from the British in 1919. The democracy ended in 1973 when the government was overthrown in a coup and again in 1978 by a communist inspired group. This government was supported by the Soviet Union who invaded in 1979 to support the communist regime. Russia withdrew in 1989…

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    Terrorism is a major and current issue in the modern world and leaves a constant feeling of violence and terror in people in the 21st century. The use of violence and intimidation to pursue political aims is the main cause of many deaths in the United States. During the first decade of the 21st century, the United States was plunged into a scene of terrorism and terrorist attacks. These attacks led to the start of a worldwide battle, known as the “War on Terror”. The “War on Terror” has been a…

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    A fictional adaptation of the CIA 's hunt for Osama bin Laden, the blockbuster film Zero Dark Thirty directed by Kathryn Bigelow presents us with a number of important ethical questions. Along with a parallel theme surrounding torture, seen in the film, as well as felt through the audience. Following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden becomes one of the most-wanted men on the planet. The worldwide manhunt for the terrorist leader occupies the resources and attention of two…

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    Where Were You? September 11th was the day everyone’s lives had changed for the worse. Everyone was going on about their everyday lives when two planes hit the twin towers destroying the buildings and killing many of the people in the planes and buildings. People watched in horror as the building went up in flames and the people in them couldn’t get out so they were having to jump for their lives. There were firefighters and police everywhere trying to help everyone but there were so many…

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