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    Hysteria Of The Iraq War

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    Drew Arensdorf Binney American Lit September 2016 The Hysteria of the Iraq War for Oil The worldwide hysteria of the false Iraq War for oil has caused widespread political and social change and will continue to affect American politics for years to come. The Iraq War (2003-2011 and 2014-present) - already a controversial subject- was made even more debatable when oil conspiracy theories were started by the media who used delusive information to mislead the public. Subsequently, news ratings hit the jackpot after this hysteria came about. This mass hysteria, driven by media bias and emotional politics, has contributed to populism the widening gap between Democrats and Republicans and may continue to do so for many years to come. The hysteria…

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    pursue to much security we will become insecure and over think threats. As the class continued throughout the semester more conversations began to appear. Another one that impacted me was the conversation about the social construction of reality. What intrigued me about this conversation was how out of the loop the working class seems. The media is feeding us only half of the story. They are not giving the people they are interviewing time to explain themselves and only let the people hear…

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    Hyper-Normalization in War Porn and the article by Matthew Adams describe similar aspects in how Hyper-Normalization affects the world and the individuals which are confronted by this concept. This type of “Normalization” can be described as destructive and desensitizing to the individuals that are exposed to this normalization. In Matthew’s article he briefly describes this topic, whereas in War Porn this idea is expressed through there different narratives of Individuals involved in the Iraq…

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    with one 's mom to speaking with their boss, the trouble is identifying these fallacy 's and being aware that they do exist and can affect oneself and the person they are speaking to. Being able to know the difference between an ad hominem and straw man could be the difference between winning one 's argument. To begin with, two quite opposite articles have been provided that contain a central claim about the Iraq war. One of these articles is written by Anna Quindlen, 'We 've been here before…

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    American Sniper is definitely one of the most anticipated and controversial films of 2014. The movie is a biopic of the Navy Seal, Chris Kyle. His story is truly amazing and his account of what happened in the Iraq war gets the audience closer to real life battle than anything else. Clint Eastwood did an amazing job depicting the life of Chris Kyle and the stories that were inspired from the book the Kyle wrote. This movie has obviously stuck some sort of chord in the heart of America. In 2014,…

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    Invade Iraq Research Paper

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    The United States was Correct to Invade Iraq in 2003 The United States’ decision to declare war on Iraq in 2003 is not uncontroversial. Despite of Bush administration’s consideration and explanation, a lot of people and organization claimed that they strongly oppose the decision because of several reasons. For example, Saddam Hussein’s regime did not possess weapons of mass destruction (WMD), or the UN inspectors could have the proofs to support the first assumptions if they have given more…

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    Americans stood against the Treaty of Versailles, therefore supporting the World War, several other Americans stood by ratification of the Treaty and the end to a long, violent war. First, men in opposition to Wilson’s entry into the war, such as Hoover, believed that war was an unnecessary evil that was prohibiting the United States from prospering economically. In Herbert Hoover to Woodrow Wilson, November 19, 1919 (document 3) Hoover believes that it is necessary to continue trade with Europe…

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    Naomi Klein argues that what happened in Iraq, and is part of a broader trend globally, is in many ways the opposite of economic and human development. Explain what she means, provide examples from Iraq, and argue EITHER in support of her analysis, or against her analysis. The argument presented by Naomi Klein in her work, “The Shock Doctrine” is that the privatization of the government in the form of disaster capitalism, as seen after the Invasion of Iraq, is counter to economic growth and…

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    Bush started making the case for an infiltration of Iraq in 2002."Iraq continues to flaunt its hostility toward America and to support terror," he said, adding that “states like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world. By seeking weapons of mass destruction, these regimes pose a grave and growing danger.” Bush launched the war on March 19, 2003, noting in a televised address that “helping Iraqis achieve a united, stable and free…

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    Arguments Against ISIS

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    Millions of people have died to the gruesome executions by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant since 1999, isn’t it time to stop their reign of terror? There has been a perpetual argument since 2003 about whether the United States congress should dispatch thousands of American combat troops to stop these muslim extremists. Does anyone in our country want videos “featuring beheadings and burnings run against them?” (National Journal) On the other hand, does anyone want to gamble the deaths of…

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