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    INTRODUCTION General background: The Sinai Peninsula is based between the Mediterranean Sea to the North and the Red Sea to the South serving as a land bridge between Asia and Africa. The Sinai Peninsula has been a part of Egypt from the first Dynasty of ancient Egypt until the 21st century. In periods of foreign occupation, Sinai was, like the rest of Egypt, also occupied and controlled by foreign empires. In more recent history the Ottoman Empire (1517-1867) and the United Kingdom (1882-1956). Israel invaded and occupied Sinai during the Suez Crisis of 1956, which led to the six day war of 1967. On 6th of October 1973, Egypt launched the Yom Kippur War to retake the Peninsula, then the Isreal-Egypt treaty took place in 1979. By 1982,…

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    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…

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    Public Safety Case Study

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    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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    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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    ‘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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    Literacy In Korea

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    Literacy has broader implications of the word than the definition in the dictionary. The reason why I recalled the moment of a middle school class in Korea is also related to impacts of literacy. That is because backgrounds and experiences of a person determine literacy of the person. Since I learned shallow definition of English words in Korea, sometimes I misunderstand lectures. These kinds of situations might be seen as one of 'literacy events ' due to different backgrounds. "Literacy…

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    Syrian Civil War Causes

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    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

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    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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    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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    Quaker's Lawrence

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    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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