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A True War Story?

Schmidle’s article, “Getting bin Laden”, about the night Osama bin Laden was killed, was a very realistic-sounding retelling of the mission. After further evaluation, however, it is clear that Schmidle was not being completely honest with the audience. He never … Continue reading

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Editor’s Note

To Our Readers: “Catching Bin Laden”, written by Nicholas Schmidle, is a piecing together of the events of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden on May 1, 2011. It describes events based on second and third hand sources as … Continue reading

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Every American’s Experience

Reading a personal experience piece about 9/11 was very interesting. Hearing stories from President Bush or other officials gives a much different feel than this article. The author, David Foster Wallace, was in the position that most of the country … Continue reading

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Just the Standard?

Standard Operating Procedure was a horrifying documentary. Every bit of it was disturbing to me. That being said, it was very well made and informative. I thought it was very interesting that it had interviews with many of the people … Continue reading

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The Two Sides of President George W. Bush

President George W. Bush led a very controversial presidency. The September 11 attacks and his reaction after are clearly what define his legacy. Right after September 11, Americans approved of Bush more than any other time in his presidency.  This approval steadily … Continue reading

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Does the End Justify the Means?

The United States abides by the standards set at the Geneva Convention in 1949 when regarding classifying prisoners of war and how we treat them. According to President Bush, the laws laid out in the Geneva Convention apply to the … Continue reading

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Metz Diagram

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Christina Zaranka Reflective Essay

Christina Zaranka September 12, 2011 “Iraq War”, “War in Afghanistan”, “War on Terror”. All of these terms invite strong opinions and emotions for American citizens. This war, which most would say erupted as a result of the attacks against the … Continue reading

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Chapter 6; Group 2

Christina Zaranka: Page 130: “The European Union is an unprecedented geopolitical realignment the likes of which has not been seen since the end of the Roman Empire.” Roman Empire: “The empire centered at the city of Rome, in what is … Continue reading

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Chapter 2

Christina Zaranka Pages 34-45: “Herod’s greatest achievement was the restoration and expansion of the Temple of Jerusalem…” Temple of Jerusalem: “Either of two temples that were at the centre of worship and national identity in ancient Israel. When David captured … Continue reading

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