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    With an increasing population the countries of Southeast Asia cannot escape rapid urbanization. Generally people from rural areas will move to urban areas for different reasons, but mostly for the opportunities that come with urban areas. These can be employment opportunities that are not otherwise available in rural areas or better paying employment. Although one problem may be that even urban areas may not be equipped to sustain all the people that move in from the rural areas and this will leave many people living in poverty. Meaning that metro areas may not be ready for such migrations and there may be problems for those people. Certain things need to happen to be able to successfully hold new large populations in urban areas, there needs to be employment opportunities, there needs to be sufficient infrastructure that is built up to a certain standard, and there needs to be a transportation system that is adequate for any given amount of people.…

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    European nations later established several trading settlements in India by the eighteenth century, most specifically the British, which took control of trade throughout much of the Indian subcontinent (Document 7). This strong European domination of trade makes evident that regulations strict enough to eliminate European contact in India were never implemented. In fact, the impact of European interactions on Asian societies spread to Southeast Asia by 1760 (Document 8). In this region, companies…

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    Slavery In Southeast Asia

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    Slave is defined as someone who is legally owned by another person and is forced to work for that person without pay. In early Southeast Asia slaves were a prominent factor in the economic system. Slavery in Southeast Asia is unique to most forms of slavery across the globe. Slaves in Southeast Asia were extended exclusive rights and privileges and most frequently, these slaves were duty-bound for punishment of crime or for having withstanding debt. For their ability to choose their labor,…

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    During an enduring, everlasting war of 1900s, the United States’ primary desire and ambition was to spread its democratic influence and its goal of containment. While the nation sought to prevent the spread of the communist ideology in Europe, the United States also accepted challenges elsewhere. The Soviets and its communist values attempted to spread throughout Asia; led the United States to take apart of this war to combat and counteract communist influence. Although the spread of communism…

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    Awareness for sex trafficking in Southeast Asia Every year and estimated 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked throughout the world, but sex trafficking is one of the worst in Southeast Asia. Since Southeast Asia doesn’t really recognize human trafficking laws, more and more people are being trafficked. Sex trafficking is becoming harder and harder to recognize, it is in many different forms and is sometimes hidden easily. When people are being trafficked, it violates two specific rights:…

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    The area known as south-east Asia is an area booming with many different cultures and many different types of people. The past of Southeast Asia was filled with the birth of the cultures today that we know. The present-day Southeast Asia is a place with many large industries that include agriculture, fishing, electronics and many others. Southeast Asia is home to more than 15 different religions and within those religions, there are so many different types of people. Right now the countries…

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    For almost a hundred years, the American servicemen had spawned generations of children in Asia. In the Philippines, Japan, Korea, and throughout Southeast Asia, tens of thousands of Amerasian children fathered by American soldiers were left behind. Indeed, the leftover of human action and the consequence is tragic. Trapped between two nations, neither of which accepts, acknowledges, or ratifies them; the Amerasians face the bleakest moments of life. They live in extreme poverty and are…

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    Imperialism is the extension of a nation's power over another land in search of obtaining another nation's raw materials and other pressure substances, this event occurred between the years of 1800´s to the early 1900´s. Europe was a country that took imperialism seriously. One of the main reasons why Europe began to expand into countries including Southeast Asia and India due to a great economic motive and for prestige. The European believed that if a country did not have colonies than the…

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    Furthermore, not just in the United States, in some Asian countries, for example, Thailand. Thailand has one of the highest teen pregnancy rate in Southeast Asia. Based on the article, Thailand’s Teenage Pregnancy rate is ‘the highest’ in SE Asia, should schools have vending machine? It talk about how girls at the age of 15-19 are already a mother. In addition, compared to other Asian countries, there has been an increase of 43% in teen pregnancy. This caused the Public Health of Bureau and the…

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    Counterterrorism

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    September 11th attacks don’t reoccur. Counter Terrorism (CT) efforts in Southeast Asia have improved markedly in recent years. Despite this success, however, it’s still a potentially fertile ground for local terrorist organizations sharing al-Qa’ida’s ideology and aspirations. It is, therefore, in our nation’s best interest to ensure we play an active role in the safety and stabilization of the Southeastern Asian region. The National Strategy for Counterterrorism confirms our focus must…

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