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  • Foreign Terrorist Organizations: Palestine Liberation Front: A Case Study

    Foreign Terrorist Organizations: Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) Author Institution Foreign Terrorist Organizations: Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) FTOs (Foreign Terrorist Organizations) are foreign groups that the Secretary of State designates “in accordance with section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)” (“Chapter 6…,” 2012). The designation of FTOs is crucial to fighting terrorism and helps to curtail support for terror activities. Accordingly, section 219 provides criteria for the legal designation of FTOs. First, an organization must be foreign-based in order to be labeled as an FTO. Secondly, the group must be involved in terrorist operations or maintain “the capability and intent to engage in terrorist…

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  • Women's Liberation Of Palestine: A Case Study

    During the decade preceding the intifada that began in 1987, the PFWAC was both the largest and most influential women’s organizations within the occupied territories (Hasso 442). The involvement of women resulted in the prioritization of issues traditionally the responsibility of women, such as “taking care of children orphaned by the violence, establishing kindergartens, vocational classes, and small income-generating enterprises” (Kawar 235). Women’s involvement is not in spite of their…

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  • The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back Analysis

    The Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back How the Dawson’s Field Hijackings Forced Jordan to Take Action Against the PLO On September 21, 1970 the cover of Time Magazine read simply “Pirates in the Sky.” It was referring to the hijacking of four planes by the Palestinian militant group the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, or the PFLP. This incident was one of the first cases of airplane hijacking as a took for political blackmail, and it played a significant role in king Hussein’s…

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  • The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Analysis

    killed, and the remaining Jewish people wanted a country to call their own. As a result, they were granted part of Palestine, and this event was the major cause of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict today (“Guide: Why are Israel and the Palestinians fighting over Gaza”). In 1948,…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Palestinian And Israeli Conflict Essay

    towns. After all was said and done Israel commanded 70% of Palestine. When many of the Palestinians that fled or were expelled tried to return they were permanently barred from the state. Now those Palestinians that stayed have become second class citizens. A majority of the Palestinians now occupy the West Bank and Gaza strips living in refugee camps seeking to return to their homeland. The history of the conflict changes dramatically depending on who is telling the story and where said…

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  • Mental Health Consequences Of War

    Srinivasa and Rashmi Lakshminarayana, which discusses the many factors that have been affected by the living conditions of Occupied-Palestine. The authors focus mainly on the mental health of the population in result to the trauma. According to their data, there has been an increase in the development of mental disorders and other behaviors such as PTSD, aggressive behavior, and low grades in school. In order to gain more insight of the traumas inflected upon the Palestinian people by Israel,…

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  • Palestinian Nationalism

    1) According to James Gelvin, “All nationalisms arise in opposition to some internal or external nemesis. All are defined by what they oppose.” Do you agree? Discuss in reference to state formation and colonialism in Palestine/Israel. Gelvin’s argument that all nationalisms arise in opposition to some internal or external nemesis is historically accurate and continues to be true. The mandate for Palestine was formally confirmed on Britain by the League of Nations in July 1922, which officially…

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  • Summary: The Shaping Of Palestine

    The Shaping of Palestine Political and religious circumstances during the early twentieth century paved the way for the Zionist movement which had profound effects on the shaping of Palestine. Europeans, Palestinians, and even Americans affected the Zionist movement. Europeans reinvigorated the Zionist movement through continuous poor treatment of the Jews. Politically, Europeans supported Zionism due to their dislike of the Jews. They supported the Jews leaving. This had the opposite…

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  • Nakb Palestine, 1948, And The Claims Of Memory Analysis

    This summary of Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory by Ahmad H. Sa’di and Lila Abu-Lughod will provide an examination of the Palestinian Diaspora in relation to the Palestinian exodus of 1948. Part One of this book is entitled “Places of Memory”, which consists of historical perspectives of scholars, such as Chapter 1’s article by Susan Slyomovics, related to Nakba through the memories of refugees in the town of Qula: “A different history historiography, grounded in testimonial…

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  • The Influence Of The First Arab-Israeli War

    29, 1947, to partition Palestine, then still under British mandate, into an Arab state and a Jewish state.” Though initially Arab guerilla forces, commanded by British officers were succeeding in capturing a number of settlements, including that of Jerusalem, by April the tide had turned and the Haganah seized the offensive and were recapturing areas. The day after the declaration of Israeli independence heavily supplied military forces from Transjordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia…

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