Yasser Arafat

    Page 1 of 3 - About 24 Essays
  • Yasser Arafat Biography

    Yasser Arafat: Father of Modern Terrorism “I come bearing and olive branch in one hand, and a freedom fighters gun in the other. Don't let the olive branch fall from my hand.” This was Yasser Arafat’s most famous quote spoken when he addressed the United Nations. This was his life, a constant battle to try to gain that olive branch, freedom for Palestine, through way of the freedom fighter’s gun or war. He was fighting a losing battle, losing more men than Israel was. Yet through all this he continued to fight. He was injured often, but continued to fight. He was devoted to the Palestinian cause all his life up to his death on November 11, 2004. Yasser Arafat lost his mother at age 5 and lived with his uncle in Jerusalem for most of his growing up years. His original name was Mohamed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa Al-Husseini. He later moved back to his birthplace, Cairo, and studied engineering at the University of Cairo where people began to call him just Yasser meaning…

    Words: 1415 - Pages: 6
  • Giuliani Leadership Chapter 14 Analysis

    priorities and sticks to them, backing them with resources to carry them out” (318) and that “No area of leadership should escape constant reexamination to make sure it is aligned with the purpose” (319). In chapter 15, Giuliani says, “Bribe only those who will stay bribed” (324), or as Reagan said, “Trust but verify” (324). He explains that he will make deals with people even if he doesn’t agree with them ideologically or even if he doesn’t like them, but only “So long as they keep their word”…

    Words: 809 - Pages: 4
  • Yasser Arafat: A Story Of My Search

    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…

    Words: 842 - Pages: 4
  • The Pros And Cons Of The Palestinian And Israeli Conflict Essay

    Argumentative Essay In discussions of the Palestinian and Israeli conflict one issue has been the rights to the land? On one hand the Israelis argue that it had been their land since before biblical times. On the other hand, Palestinians will contend it is and always has been their land and refuse to give up without a fight. My feelings on this issue are mixed. I do support the Israelis on retrieving their land if in fact it was theirs to begin with, but since there is no proof whose land…

    Words: 1400 - Pages: 6
  • The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Analysis

    and the depressing deaths of thousands of innocent civilians. Next, considering the efforts to bring the two countries to peace, Palestine and Israel would still continue fighting and ignore the extensive efforts to make peace. In an autobiography about Yasir Arafat it states, “Although many Israelis and Palestinians were still skeptical about the peace agreement, the general feeling in Israel, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank was one of relief and hope for the future. That lasted until the end…

    Words: 2174 - Pages: 9
  • Foreign Terrorist Organizations: Palestine Liberation Front: A Case Study

    views were initially communist but became nationalist and secular after the Soviet Union fell in 1991(ADL, 2013). In the past, PLF made attempts to establish connections with PLO but the relationship failed to succeed. After a period of inactivity following the Achille Lauro hijacking, PLF disrupted the 1990’s diplomatic discussions between the US and the PLO (Martin, 2011). During the negotiations, a seventeen-member squad of the PLF made an attempt to invade Israeli territory by sea. Using…

    Words: 1754 - Pages: 8
  • Malala Yousafzai: Lack Of Access To Education

    For many American students, it is almost impossible to imagine not having the right to go to school. Some students take their education opportunities for granted and do not realize how fortunate they actually are. One young lady however, Malala Yousafzai, has taken a stand against the lack of access to education because she has been personally affected when her education was denied in Pakistan by the Taliban. When the Taliban made it clear that girls were not allowed to go to school and they…

    Words: 1072 - Pages: 5
  • My Reflection On The Revolutionary Bioboard

    Revolutionary BioBoard Reflection The bio board was an assignment for world history and the unit was revolutions. The main purpose of the bio board was to get the students familiar with how to do an infographic and learn about a revolutionary from their revolution of choice. The revolutionary I made an infographic about was Yasser Arafat, and he an important leader that participated in the Lebanese civil war. A big idea that connected to the assignment from world history is cause and effect.…

    Words: 1158 - Pages: 5
  • Argumentative Analysis: Condoleezza

    Condoleezza was thought of as a passive participant, but revolutionized to an activist diplomat who was willing to break with many conservatives that were skeptical of an American diplomat role in the Middle East. Within the Middle East, there were many different negotiations that Rice was involved with. The first one was the Gaza withdrawal. Within this negotiation, Rice worked hard to persuade Israel to withdraw from Palestinian territories and free up commerce and travel between the two…

    Words: 284 - Pages: 2
  • Reasons For The Failure Of The Oslo Accords

    repeatedly denounced the accord as a violation of the historic right of the Jewish people to the land of Israel and as a mortal danger to their security” (Fawcett, 2015). In the two and a half year span that Netanyahu was in power he tried to screw up the peace process at every opportunity he got. Prime Minister Netanyahu took advantage of the legally non-mandatory clause of the Oslo Accords. He had no legal obligation to stop increasing settlements on the West Bank and as expected he did not…

    Words: 1352 - Pages: 6
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: