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  • Bedouin Smuggling Case Study

    An important security question to note is the Bedouin smuggling activities along the Sinai border with Egypt. Though their movement in Israel is restricted by checkpoints and ID card checks are regular the smuggling business across the Sinai border is extensive. This is because of many factors, the biggest being Bedouin culture. Historically the Bedouin have never respected state borders, they did not believe the borders applied to them. Since the early 1900s, when the borders of states in the region drastically changed, the Bedouin have taken advantage of this uncertainty by smuggling. They are known for their excellent tracking ability, service for Bedouin in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) is not mandatory, though many volunteer. The Bedouin are known for their outstanding service, mostly in the special tracking units. But these tracking abilities also make them very capable smugglers (Gleis 1). Also, the border of the Sinai has split Bedouin tribes and families down the center, this provides automatic, loyal partners in both Israel and Egypt. The most notable tribes involved in the business are the Sawarka and Rumaylat in the Gaza strip and the Tarabin, Ahayw’at, ‘Azazma, Tayaha, and Hanajra in the south (Gleis 1). The best areas to cross the border…

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  • Public Safety Case Study

    RHD Richardson asked the resident what made them take the pills and the paramedic asked the resident if they wanted to hurt themselves. The resident replied "no". The parametric then asked if the resident wanted to hurt themselves currently and the resident said "no". The resident, again, started expressing that they wanted to get to their bed and leave the hospital quickly. The paramedic asked the resident when they were trying to get out of the hospital and the resident stated: "within the…

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  • Personal Narrative-The Love Of My Life

    carrying three enormous photo albums, “I can’t believe you have so many pictures of you and Dad. There must be so many memories you two shared.” “Oh, thank you dear,” I said smiling. “Would you like to go through them with me?” I asked. Amelia eagerly agreed, and she sat at the foot of my bed flipping through the frail pages of the oldest photo album from around the late 1940s early 1950s. Amelia asked, “How did you meet Dad? Was it love at first sight?” I started telling her how I met…

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  • Disadvantages Of Electronic Banking

    The technology is becoming important in the future development of the financial industry especially, banking industry. Electronic banking channels are providing alternatives for faster delivery of banking services to the customers such as online banking. Electronic-banking is the latest delivery channel of banking services. Once banking institutions recognized the low processing cost per transaction via the internet, they began viewing online banking as an extension of the bank rather than as an…

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  • What Is The Relationship Between USAd Saudi Arabia

    Introduction The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula in terms of land mass and third most populous in the Middle East after Egypt and Iraq. I hope that Arklan can expand its agricultural goods and generate additional revenue in the near future. Therefore, I believe that there is a gap in the market and as an expanding company we can take full advantage of this. Before developing a relationship with this country, there are a few fundamental factors that are…

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  • Syrian Civil War Causes

    Most people have heard the Syrian Civil War being discussed almost daily on practically every information outlet, but do they know what the specific causes which provoked this terrible crisis in the Middle East were? Since this is such a hot topic, it is essential to know the origins of the rebellious uprisings overseas which have threatened and seized countries, governments, and humans worldwide. There are many conflicting and complementary arguments that surround the true cause of the unrest…

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  • The Sheik Analysis

    The unfamiliarity of the “other” often leads to the creation of an enemy, with the Middle East being no exception. This enemy status has been habitually established through the implementation of stereotypes by the USA towards the Middle East in media and entertainment such as movies, television, and music. This enemy status created through stereotypes has been explored in academia such as Edward Said’s Orientalism, written in 1979. Beginning with Said’s Orientalism and continuing with the…

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  • A Saudi Woman Dared To Drive Analysis

    ‘Remember the Titans’ is about racial discrimination in a school environment, it is about a mixed race football team having to learn how to work together as a team and learn respect for each other. While ‘A Saudi Woman Dared to Drive’ by Al-Sharif is about sexual discrimination, the culture of Saudi Arabia is so used to women not driving. Women are being arrested for taking the wheel even though it is not against the law for them to drive. Both texts show how bias options are shown and can be…

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  • Discrimination Against Women In The Middle East Essay

    Women in general have not been treated the way they are suppose to. They have been facing discrimination throughout the history everywhere. One of the main reasons why women in the middle east are treated poorly is because people do not see their rights as human rights and they separate women’s rights from the other rights. Women face discrimination in the Middle East more than anywhere else. Lack of education and the issues of poverty are some of the main reasons why women are treated that way.…

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  • Quaker's Lawrence

    1813. Lawrence did not condemn his own marriage. Two of Lawrence’s sons, Jeremiah and Septimus would become Quakers at a later time, Septimus being buried in the Quaker cemetery plot by the old Meeting House and Jeremiah joining when he was around 60 years old. Previous to his old age he, like many of his brothers had ‘no creed’. Clearly there was more to Lawrence’s life than Quakerism. Through 9 years Lawrence was a Quaker, Lawrence and Hannah had three more children: Peter (b 1805), Hannah (b…

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