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    The War That Started 40 Years of Conflict The Six Day War is what started or ignited the flame of today's conflict that has been going on for 40 years. It has caused lots of conflict between Israel and Egypt, Jordan and Syria. The fight that took place on June 5, 1967 transformed the middle east into what it is now. The Israelis were the only ones actually ready for a war. The Israelis attacked Egypt, Jordan and Syrian soldiers one morning as they were eating falafel and cucumbers. It was said…

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    This summary of Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory by Ahmad H. Sa’di and Lila Abu-Lughod will provide an examination of the Palestinian Diaspora in relation to the Palestinian exodus of 1948. Part One of this book is entitled “Places of Memory”, which consists of historical perspectives of scholars, such as Chapter 1’s article by Susan Slyomovics, related to Nakba through the memories of refugees in the town of Qula: “A different history historiography, grounded in testimonial…

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    29, 1947, to partition Palestine, then still under British mandate, into an Arab state and a Jewish state.” Though initially Arab guerilla forces, commanded by British officers were succeeding in capturing a number of settlements, including that of Jerusalem, by April the tide had turned and the Haganah seized the offensive and were recapturing areas. The day after the declaration of Israeli independence heavily supplied military forces from Transjordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia…

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    In the essay To Any Would-Be Terrorists written by Nye, Shihab Naomi is related to the current situation of Israel/Palestine for this part of the world. The past conflicts of the situation between Israel and Palestine have been happening for a while for the last decades for example the Palestinian war in 1948 when five Arab nations which were Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt who invaded the territory of former Palestinian mandate, which lead the United Nations to declare…

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    Have you ever wondered how Palestine became occupied? How people suddenly started calling it Israel? I was shocked to see that because of the occupation in my country, Palestine, my grandparents had to flee the country, and how some people refer to it as Israel instead of the true name Palestine. Yasser Arafat was the founder of the Fatah. He spent most of his lifetime fighting Israel and that is why many Palestinians admire and respect him. Arafat died at the age of 75 from a mysterious blood…

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    Partitioning Of Israel

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    When life gives you lemons what do you do with them? The obvious and cliche answer would be you make lemonade. But what happens when life gives you tasks or burdens that prove themselves to be nothing but a pain and a struggle? You fight them because that is your only chance of getting rid of them. Perhaps one of the best examples of this would be the partitioning of Israel in 1948. Before 1948 there was no country known as Israel, there was no state for Jews, there was no place that all…

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    Jacir's Films

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    Returning to one’s homeland is an age old theme in literature and film. It often involves a character or group of characters returning to a land, state, or province that their ancestors fled or was once taken from them. Palestinian filmmaker, Annemarie Jacir has explored the theme in at least two of her films, Salt of This Sea and When I Saw You. Israeli filmmaker, Ayelet Menahemi’s film, Noodle also tells a story of returning home but her main character isn’t returning to her physical…

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    The two elements of thought that most significantly challenged the Israeli commander as he executed his mission to remove settlers from the occupied territory in Gaza are Point of View and Implications and Consequences. The element of Point of View posed the greatest challenge because the commander understood both the frustration of the settlers due to his emotional and personal ties to them and the strategic goals of his government. As a result of his compassion, he was further challenged by…

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    Impact Of Bbm In Nigeria

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    BDM is one of Nigerian “new generation banks” established in 1990 the bank evolved and expanded rapidly in the domestic market. The bank attains the universal banking status in 2001 as a result of policy deregulation in the Nigerian banking sector allowing Nigerian banks to operate foreign subsidiaries. As a result, the bank opens its first foreign subsidiaries in Benin in 2001. As explained by the interviewees: Democracy brought with it, an air of “business freedom” that allowed local…

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    The beginning of the book starts out with Brands talking about the United States and the banks along with the need for a strong centralized bank. As large banks came into play so did Wall Street. The books continues with the drawbacks of investing, the big payoffs, and the Wall Street for leaders. And when technology improved to the point of telegraphs internationally, foreign investment in American markets. Soon enough, "The American market was the largest in the world," ( Brands 21). Brands…

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