Second Congo War

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  • Polybius Describes The Romans Worship Of Their Ancestors Case Study

    was the opposite of what a Roman woman was supposed to be. 2. In Plutarch’s description Cleopatra had significant control over Antony. Plutarch states that Cleopatra had such hold over Antony that he was in Alexandria with her, while his wife was at war on his behalf. Moreover, Antony was wandering around peoples’ houses dressed as a slave and being made fun of. He was not portrayed as a dignified roman ruler, rather he was portrayed as a man under the spell of a seductive woman. Plutarch’s…

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  • Ethnic Conflict In Chechnya

    international spotlight for the last several years. After the extreme violence experienced during the two Russo-Chechen wars in the 1990s and early 2000s, recent news of increased stability in the North Caucasus are quite welcome. Ethnic conflict in Chechnya goes back much longer than the start of the first Russo-Chechen war in 1994, and tensions in the region were not soothed when the second war ended in 2009. However, with the advent of Vladimir Putin’s strategy of “chechenization,” or giving…

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  • Roman Empire Change Over Time Essay

    continuities and changes throughout its history. While military activeness remained throughout 322-324, the religion changed, along with the division of Rome. Rome’s military was active throughout 322 BC-324 AD. In 264 BC Rome was involved in the Punic Wars with Carthage, a rival of the Roman empire. Rome emerged victorious and gained territory in Corsica, Sardinia, and Carthage. Near the middle of the time period, Julius Caesar's army conquered Gaul from 58-51 BC. During the latter parts of…

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  • Summary: Asymmetric Warfare

    object is to fight, not to maneuver.” – Colonel C.E. Callwell, in Small Wars; Their Principles and Practice. Asymmetric warfare is typically a war between a standing, professional army and an insurgency or resistance movement. It is warfare between opposing forces that differ greatly in military power resulting in the use of unconventional weapons and tactics (tactics usually associated with guerilla warfare.) The South African War of 1899-1902, the first major military clash of the 20th…

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  • The Punic Wars Throughout History: The Battle Of Cannae

    one of the most important examples is the battle of Cannae. Facing all-out war against Rome for the second time, Carthage employed tactics the likes of which had not been seen. Hannibal Barca during the second Punic war forced Rome’s hand at the Battle of Cannae. Utilizing previous battle experience, the unorthodox makeup of his army and his overwhelming military tactics. Following the events of the first Punic war between Rome and carthage, Spain was divided into two parts. The Ebro River…

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  • Genocide Guilt Card History

    Since the end of the 1994 genocide, the guilt card consistently has been used as an explanation of Rwandan foreign policy. While it might no longer be the dominate narrative, it still exists within more recent literature. There are multitude of academic scholars, such as Pottier , Reyntjens , Hayman and Lemarchand , who write on how the implementation of the genocide guilt card concept as one of the key policy tools for power within Rwanda’s arsenal of interacting with the international…

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  • Wilfrid Laurier's Decision To Participate In The Boer War

    join Britain in the Boer war in 1899 and how imperialism played into this decision. The war for South Africa’s independence, commonly known as the Boer War where Britain and regions of the British empire fought the South African Republic with the support of its colonies, the war ended with the annexation of the republic with victory for Britain. During this time Canada was still under the severe pressure of imperialism and still felt duty to be at war when Britain was at war. Further this paper…

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  • Thermopylae: The Battle Of Rome

    Antiochus was no longer waging a war of spears and arrows, but rather a war of words and diplomacy against the Romans. Antiochus continued in this fashion for the next two years of the “war”. When Antiochus failed to challenge them any further, a new Consul, Manlius Vulso, decided to strike out against the Cappadocians who occupied central Anatolia in search of…

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  • Second Boer War Analysis

    The second Boer war took place between 1899 and 1902. It was a conflict involving the British Empire and the Boers, descendant Dutch settlers of the Eastern Cape Frontier. After an initial dispute based on the colonial policy of Joseph Chamberlain and Alfred Milner concerning the issue of independence of the South African Transvaal region, the war campaign was initiated in South Africa in 1899. Since the war, there has been much analysis as to why, what at the time seemed like a small, isolated…

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  • Battle Of Dundee Research Paper

    The battle of Talana Hill also known as Battle of Dundee would start on October 20th 1899. The battle would occur in the beginning of what the British would call the Second Boer War. The battle would be fought between the British and the Boers at the town of Dundee, which is located in Northern Natal in South Africa. The Boers made the decision to invade Natal to destroy the British forces before they could be reinforced. The Boers would have the upper hand in surprise and tactical advantage…

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