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Lacking that glory

Many people have read the article written by Nicholas Schmidle about the death of one of the most sought after terrorists, Osama Bin Laden. It is hard to argue that the article is not entertaining, after all, it is written … Continue reading

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What you need to know before you read

To the Reader : The following article gives one account of the U.S. raid in Pakistan that ended with the death of Osama Bin Laden. This article, and the facts presented within, do not come directly from the word of … Continue reading

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What’s in a Voice

PDF The Afghan Women’s Writing Project, started by Masha Hamilton, gives a voice to those who have been silenced. Masha’s goal was to give the women in Afghanistan a voice in their own lives, even though they had been condemned to silence … Continue reading

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Internet as the New Back Alley

We all know the connotation of a back alley. It’s a place where “things go down,” where people are murdered, crimes are organized and drugs are sold. We try to avoid using these dimly lit pathways for fear of something … Continue reading

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Where is the Exit?

How easy is it to get out of a military operation  in full swing? What if you don’t agree with what is going on? Is torturing prisoners an effective way to be relieved of your duties? These are all questions that could be … Continue reading

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What do you mean by that?

On page 45 of Joshua Casteel‘s book Letters From Abu Ghraib  he writes, “It is a myth and an illusion to suppose that political freedoms can ascend to the level of the Gospel- it is also a form of blasphemy … Continue reading

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If the Decision was Mine

President Bush was faced with the decision on how to handle the War on Terror and had to make decisions specifically about how to classify those who fall into American hands during the war. There were basically two options; they … Continue reading

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Allie, Ariel, Kelsey diagram

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Harper Reflective Essay

Ariel Harper Professor Griffith and Bakich Y:1 12 September 2011 Globalization             In his book, Beyond Fundamentalism, Reza Aslan makes a point to express his opinion on globalization and it becomes a theme of the … Continue reading

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Group 1- Chapters 1 and 6 Reading Guide

Ariel Harper pg. 16 “ In 2006, when Palestinians were offered their first taste of a free and fair election, they voted overwhelmingly for the religious nationalists of Hama over the more secular yet seemingly inept politicians of Fatah, the … Continue reading

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