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  • Middle East Imperialism Essay

    Since the early 20th century, there have been three key time periods of potential foreign influence in the Middle East. The first of these periods was between 1914 to 1945. During this time period, the Middle East moved from Ottoman rule to British and French mandates. The second of these time periods came at the end of World War II, when the post-colonial ride of Muslim-Arab nations was prominent in the Middle East. Furthermore, the founding of the Jewish states of Israel and the pressures of…

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  • Malala Yousafzai Rhetorical Analysis

    Imagine being a woman in the Middle East. Getting married before you even hit puberty, having to wear a veil, being severely punished for little things, and being a slave to your home. The mistreatment of women in the Middle East has been going on for a very long time in countries all over the Middle East. From the Jirga and the ba’ad to the misuse of the veil, middle eastern women have constantly been oppressed by the patriarchal government in place in many countries in the Middle East. As the…

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  • The Importance Of The Arab Spring

    For some, the Arab spring (whether is understood to be successfully or not) certainly represent the turning point in relations in the Middle East. A hundred years since the creation of borders between the countries of the Levant, the Maghreb and the Middle East, there was their collapse. When one mentions the Middle East, it is seen as a huge area where ancient civilizations were, some of the oldest cities in the world, but also the young states of today. A hundred years after rendering the…

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  • The Influences Of Languages In The Maghreb

    The Influences of Languages in the Maghreb Language is regarded as the most basic means of expression across every culture and has continued to have significant impacts throughout history. Language precedes art as the most basic means of expression since it consists of unique personality, which is a reflection of the individual that speak it. Language basically solidifies the figurative thought processes and conveys information, aspirations, values, and beliefs. Cultures use language to…

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  • The Influence Of Arab Spring

    Arab Spring Arab Spring made trending news due to many protests happening in Syria, Algeria, and Tunisia. It all started with a man who lived in Tunisia named Mohamed Bouazizi according to (Gutierres). Bouazizi was unemployed, the food prices were high, and he was harassed by public officials. When that occurred, he set himself on fire on December, 2010. This got the attention of many people in the Arab World. "The people want to bring down the regime," as stated in the article (Occupy Wall…

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  • Democracy In The Middle East

    Before entering the course, I believed that democracy in the Middle East was a viable option but that, because of many cultural reasons, was not the best option for that region. Now, having taken this course and learned about the different aspects of Middle East governance, I do not think that democracy is a viable option at all. It is not the matter of democracy cannot succeed in the Middle East or anything like that, it is the matter of democracy not being properly suited for societies like…

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  • Child Soldiers In Syria

    Numerous social issues are spreading rapidly around the world, but the social issue of child soldiers has had a drastic increase in recent years. Currently, about 250,000 child soldiers exist worldwide (“Child Soldiers” World Vision). Although the recruitment of child soldiers has existed for several years, currently in various regions rebellious organizations along with military forces of countries have increased the recruitment of child soldiers. Specifically, children in the Middle East face…

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  • Roles Of Women In Africa

    women of the developing countries (Third World Countries) are not as privileged and lack basic social, economical and political rights, varying from country to country depending upon the social and religious culture of these countries. The women of Africa have endured the systematic oppression of their development for countless of years due to elements in cultural, political and, historical events. Long before British-colonial occupation and the slave trade, the male dominated African tribal…

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  • Essay On Authoritarianism

    regimes, they are not sufficient explanation for the MENA region, given that other regions did manage to make the transition to democracy even though they had a similar presence of these variables. For example, civil society was week in sub Saharan Africa, although a democratic transition was still present (Bellin 141). Prerequisites for democratization are not a sufficient approach to explain resilience of authoritarianism. The MENA region authoritarianism lies more in the present conditions…

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  • Middle East Democracy Goals

    The United States must continue to work with other democracies to promote democracy in the Middle East recognizing that quick change is a dream. The United States’ democracy promotion policy must be implemented consistently over the long term, which will last well beyond the end of President Bush’s second term on January 20, 2009. Our goals must be initially modest, and the commitment to change long term. The core elements of a democracy oriented policy are not hard to identify: sustained,…

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