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    After some time of doing nothing he was called in by his old friend Omar Bradley. Bradley had a plan that President/General Ike picked for him before he was relieved of his duty with the Seventh Army. When he assumed the role of Commander of the Third Army. His Third Army broke through into northern France and was pursing Nazi Forces. In 1954 Patton led his army into Germany while getting his hands on 10,000 miles of Nazi territory and insure it was out of Nazi control. General Patton was removed from control of the Third Army in the later month of 1945. In October of 145 after being relieved from his duty of the Third Army he relaxed. Sadly at the age of 60 Patton was hit by an automobile in around Mannheim Germany. A long 12 days of pain and suffering due to a broken neck on December 21, 1945 a great leader and probably…

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    Patton Movie Analysis

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    pugnacious general stuck in the middle of the fight in North Africa after a humiliating American defeat in the Battle of Kasserine Pass. Patton quickly realizes how poorly disciplined the American troops in North africa truly are and quickly whips them into shape. After defeating Erwin Rommel’s German-Italian Panzer Army in Africa, Patton goes on to lead the successful invasion of Sicily but is soon after put on leave for slapping a G.I. whom Patton accused of being a coward. While on leave…

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    I choose the songs “Walkin’ After Midnight” by Patsy Cline (1957), “Darkest Valley” by Group 1 Crew (2012), and “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been” by Relient K (2004). I choose these three pieces because they are all something that I listen to regularly and they demonstrate a variety of styles in music. Patsy Cline was an iconic female country singer that won awards at the Deejay Convention, won Billboard’s “Most Promising Country & Western Female Artist,” and Music Vendor’s “Greatest Achievement…

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    Love And Basketball Essay

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    In the brilliant film, Love and Basketball directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood she combines a sport genre with a drama. The movie follows two people that share a very similar strong passion for basketball. It begins when they’re kids after a girl who is played by co-lead actor “Sanaa Lathan” moves into the neighborhood of a young star played by co-lead actor “Omar Epps”. Their mutual passion for basketball is evident from the start. Not only is their shared passion obvious, but the audience is…

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    and the Taliban. Even with their leader gone the taliban insurgency is still strong. ”Within 24 hours insurgents killed at least 50 Afghan civilians in Kabul, the capital, and injured more than 300. It was the worst civilian toll in years. Early in the morning a bomb in a lorry killed 15 people. Then a suicide-bomber murdered 28 police cadets, and eight Afghan contractors and an American died in an attack on an American military base.It looks as if the Taliban's leaders are trying to prove to…

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    The War In Afghanistan

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    Near the end of the 20th century, Afghanistan did not have a stable ruler and continued to switch between the soviets and its independence. But it was soon taken over by the Taliban through multiple civil wars and its influence towards its people (The Taliban). There was one slight problem, its leader Mullah Omar. Omar was not on friendly terms with America and did not support its involvement in the middle east with relations to terrorism (The Taliban). For example, Mullah Omar did not tell the…

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    Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

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    Al-Qaeda too has had a torrid time in 2016. Tribal fighters and forces loyal to Yemeni president Mansur Hadi backed by the Saudi coalition have retaken broad swaths of AQAP-held areas in Yemen’s Hadramout province, including the port of Al Mukalla. Moreover, faced with crushing pressure from US-armed secular forces in Syria, its Jabhat al-Nusra faction also filed for divorce this month, announcing henceforth the group would profess "no affiliation to any external entity." Though IS’s media…

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    Noriega took part in drug trafficking. “In 1992, Noriega was found guilty on eight counts of drug trafficking, racketeering, and money laundering, marking the first time in history that a U.S. jury convicted a foreign leader of criminal charges” (“The U.S. Invades Panama,” n.d.). Noriega was originally elected as the President of Panama. While in office, Noriega devolved into a dictator. Noriega should have been removed from Panama quickly, for he was unfit to be leader. Manuel Noriega was a…

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    Ahmed Khadr

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    An example, Omar Ahmed Khadr, former child soldier, was detained for eight years, according to Andrea Prasow in an article titled “The Child Soldier on Trial at Guantanamo”, published in The Daily Beast. She said that in those eight years, more information was gathered about Khadr to use against him. There was information that Khadr had supposedly ‘bragged’ about killing a U.S. soldier, as well as claimed that the day he planted landmines to kill U.S. troops was the ‘happiest day of his life.’…

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    Dehumanization In Sudan

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    Michael Ignatieff once said, “Genocide is not just a murderous madness; it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics - one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis.” According to the article, over a million of civilians have been displaced or severely affected by violence in the past two years. The forces were under the command…

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