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  • The Shinwari Tribe

    commanders agreed to channel one million dollars in development projects directly to the tribal leaders and bypass the local Afghan government, believe to be corrupt. “The Taliban have been trying to destroy our tribe, and they are taking money from us, and they are taking our sons to fight,” said Malik Niaz, a Shinwari elder. “If they defy us now, we will defeat them.” Many issues here because the United States commanders believed this tactic was going to help win the fight against the Taliban fighters. American…

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  • The Second Vignette Analysis

    SOF Tribal Line of Effort (LOE), we engaged Sunni leaders to gain their support and work with the GOI and U.S. Coalition to counter the Islamic State (IS). Upon identifying the tribesmen, we began enabling them to be successful. Similarly, to Father Finian’s operations, we identified tribal leaders that were like-minded in an anti-IS ideology. We focused our vetting on the tribal leaders and their subordinate commanders. We vetted the tribal leaders to ensure they were reliable, capable, and…

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  • John Rolfe's Ambitious English Settlers

    John Rolfe was one of the early ambitious English settlers of the New World. During Rolfe’s existence, he had sailed for the New World only to find Jamestown, Virginia’s settlers undergo with winter famine. Rolfe is accredited with the bountiful development of tobacco as an export crop in Jamestown and is recognized as the spouse of Matoaka, otherwise known as Pocahontas, the chief 's daughter of the Powhatan Alliance. John Rolfe would define success as a triumphant cultivator of tobacco and…

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  • Cmr Training Report

    MEMORANDUM THRU Chief, RTSD EAST MEMORANDUM TO Director, Training Support Activity Europe SUBJECT: Trip Report, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Training Management Review (TMR). 1. Purpose of this Trip: Attendance at the 12th CAB TMR 2. Executive Summary: 12th CAB held their TMR on 27 October 2016, from 1500 to 1745 hours at building Berlin conference room clay Kaserne. The BDE Commander, COL Waters and his BN Commanders and staff briefed the USAREUR Deputy Commander, MG McGuire and USAREUR…

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  • Pocahontas Research Paper

    Pocahontas was a very, well known Indian woman who helped in countless aspects. Her birth name was Matoaka, but she was also called Amonute, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe throughout her life. Everybody gave her the nickname or Indian name of Pocahontas, and she has stuck with that name forever. The name Pocahontas was only used in casual or family ways throughout her childhood. This name was only a nickname, which in Algonquinroughly translated to “little woman”. This meant a playful, merry…

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  • Life Among The Piutes By Sarah Winnemucca Analysis

    tribe on the Carson River. During this winter some conflicts must have arrived as Winnemucca mentions; “You call my people bloodseeking. My people did not seek to kill them, nor did they steal their horses”.2 In fact during the winter Winnemucca says her people helped the settlers survive, they gave them food and shelter. So again what was beneficial to the settlers turned into heartache and trouble for Winnemucca’s tribe. Once again Winnemucca’s grandfather kept advocating that the white people…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Motorcycle Club

    Many people who been deployed will say they had traumatic experiences while in the armed forces. To cope with these experiences when in America, many look for a hobby to be around people they can relate to. One of these hobbies are joining motorcycle clubs (MC). More members of the military than you may think have joined a motorcycle club. The idea of a long lasting brotherhood becomes appealing after being in war. According to the members, they are not a part of a “gang” but a club of brothers.…

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  • Chief Joseph's Last Years Summary

    The book I will be analyzing is, Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Year’s by M. Gidley. It was published in 1981 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This book is split up into three different sections: 1. Starting Out from the Meany Papers An introduction 2. Chief Joseph of the Nez Peres A chronology 3. White Witnesses to Chief Joseph’s End A Narrative This book discusses the last few years of Chief Joseph’s life, the white people…

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  • Just War Theory Essay

    “War is thus an act of force to compel our enemy to do our will.” First it must be clarified, what military strategy means. Weighley presents the following definition which is also officially recognized in the US military: Military strategy … is the art and science of employing the armed forces of a nation to secure the objectives of national policy by the application of force, or the threat of force.” At the highest level, the National Security Strategy (NSS) outlines enduring US…

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  • Pocahontas Movie Analysis

    released in 1995 and is about a young woman named Pocahontas who was an American Indian in Virginia who fell in love with John Smith who was an English settler who came over to the new world to inherit land. The Disney movie “Pocahontas” is historically inaccurate because it twists the love story of Pocahontas and John Smith. There was no peace between the English settlers and the American Indians. Around 1596 Pocahontas was born. She was originally named Amonute, her private name was Matoaka,…

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