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Change in DiapersTrade in the Far East

- After Europeans arrived in East Asia via the Indian Ocean, trade in the Far East changed dramatically moving towards a globalized economy. Between 1450 (39 years before the arrival of Vasco Da Gama) until 1750, the levels of trade in Asia reached a new peak; initial changes came in the form of the addition of new goods; and the eventual addition of colonization into the Indian Ocean Trade Network ultimately turned traditional “trade” into imperial relations. However, the importance of raw materials and the main Asian groups involved in the Indian Ocean trade network largely remained constant after European exposure until the start of British Imperial rule of India....   [tags: Globalized Economy, Europe Asia]

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Economics of Far East Countries

- Some countries in Asia have sufficient latitude on the fiscal front. Singapore and Hong Kong are highly fiscally flexible – both have been running years of fiscal surpluses, have negative net government debt (due to large fiscal reserves – S&P estimates HK and Singapore’s net general government debt position at -32.6% and -83.9% of GDP, respectively, in 2010) and can provide a backstop if economic conditions significantly deteriorated, though historically, Singapore has been more fiscally interventionist than Hong Kong....   [tags: High Fiscal Flexibility]

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Far East Asia's Economic Data

- While the growing downside risks for advanced economies grow, Asia’s economic data has been holding up relatively well, with resilient domestic demand and a surprisingly strong bounce. The primary conduit in which Asia will be affected is the export-driven economies. The July export growth numbers released so far by three countries – China (+20.4% year-over-year), Korea (+27.3%) and Taiwan (+17.6%) – all significantly exceeded expectations, indicating a sharper month-over-month acceleration of final demand and was consistent with the earlier view that some of the temporary drags to final demand – Japan supply disruption and previously higher gas prices – were reversing....   [tags: Trade, Economic Growth]

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Far East

- A Critique Abstract The Far East, written by Paul H. Clyde and Burton F. Beers is a book containing a collection of facts and is presented in chronological and topical order starting with history in general and this history in particular. The authors begin their book with “What is history?” The answer is “In its simplest form, history is the record of things thought, said, and done. Such a definition is a useful starting point but it leaves a host of questions unanswered”. (p.1) It is here that I find myself in complete agreement with the authors not just for this book but history in general as a subject....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The International Military Tribunal for the Far East

- The International Military Tribunal for the Far East "Before assembling here today the Members of the Tribunal signed a joint affirmation to administer justice according to law, without fear, favor or affection. We fully appreciate the great responsibility resting upon us. There has been no more important criminal trial in all history. Certainly we are not a Senate or a House of Peers met for the impeachment of a Verrus or a Hastings, but a court of our respective countries. On the other hand the accused before us were no mere provincial governors, but for more than a decade were the leaders of Japan at the height of her power and prosperity....   [tags: Papers]

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Feng Shui in the Far East

- Introduction Feng Shui has been practiced in China for centuries. Throughout ancient China, masters of Feng Shui “were highly respected meteorologists, astronomers, and other scientists and who were charged with sustaining the good fortune and prosperity of the royal court. It has been guardedly passed down the generations through very specific lineages” (Feng Shui Advisors). It was widely practiced in modern-day China until the Cultural Revolution when Chairman Mao utilized mass force to destroy those with different ideas (Craze 9)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Buddhism and the Dalai Lama

- Buddhism was founded in India 2,500 years ago and still remains the dominant religion of the Far East. Their life purpose is to avoid suffering, gain enlightenment, and practice meditation, mantras, and devotion to deities. The Dalai Lama is one of the most recognized religious leaders in the world. The Dalai Lama connected with other faiths to mobilized mutual seeking of common gods. Reading on the Dalai Lama gave me lots of new learning’s and insights about a different culture. Things have changed over the years and are a lot different than before concerning the Dalai Lama....   [tags: religions of the Far East]

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The Cessation of Chinese Exploration

- China started exploration from 2nd century to 15th century. Historians have different explanations about exploration in China in terms of socio-economic, political and social values. In terms of socio-economic values, it was told to be for trade and to create allies. Political reason suggested their interest in showing off their power and wealth. Similarly, social cause showed their Knowledge about ocean-exploration, ship-building and an ambitious explorer as the main cause for exploration. Chinese nautical technology was more advanced than Europeans, so China should have done more international trade, colonized more land and expanded more territories than Europeans....   [tags: history, Far East, politics]

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Far East Religious-Phylosophical Ideas: Differences and Similarities

- Question 2: Hindu Vedanta teaches the idea of Atman, by contrast in Buddhism the doctrine of Anatman is taught. Compare and contrast these philosophical ideals. Despite being similar in many ways, the Hindu and Buddhist religions differ greatly in their ideals about the human soul. On one hand there is the Hindu belief in Atman, or the eternal human soul, and on the other there is the Buddhist belief in Anatman, which rejects the existence of an eternal self. The Buddhist religion contends that a person’s existence is ever changing as they experience the world around them, and for this reason there is no ‘self,’ or more specifically, no permanent ‘person’ or ‘personality’....   [tags: Bhudism, Hinduism]

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Becoa Report On Investing Currencies In The Far East

- BECOA Report on Investing Currencies in the Far East Introduction In the world today, the possibilities are endless for people who want to make money. These opportunities may exist in the form of a bond, currency, stock, or business venture, but the common tie between them is that it is possible to make money if you research the market and impose the proper strategic plans. In this report, the issue of investing money in the currency markets of the Far East will be my main area of interest....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The And Mobility Of Political Poetry

- Positionality and Mobility in Political Poetry “Let us resolve to think of transcendental mobility—as a mobile. The poem as a mobile of words and signs, dangled over the crib of culture, as to stimulate the mind to imagine new combinations.” – Leonard Schwartz Here in the pacific, isolated on all sides, the islands are pebbles on the globe. Our only access to the world beyond is through technology in Zen mode: handpicked information through newspapers, television and the internet. The world perceives our location as that other place, far removed, where the only conflict exists between insects and lizards....   [tags: Poetry, Literature, Middle East, Far East]

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Western Europe after Discovering the New World

- During 1492-1750, the Atlantic world endured social and economic transformations due to new contacts among Western Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Some social changes that occurred among the Americas and Africans were the transformation of the Indies and the Africans to the bottom of the social structure and the creation of new classes, like the mulatto class, all because of Spanish dominance. The economic transformations that occurred were the creations of sugar plantations and gold mines, creating brutal labor for African slaves and American Indians....   [tags: colonization of Africa, trade with the Far East]

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Women Of The Orient Lead

- Especially in the letters to her sister she addresses the life that the women of the Orient lead. She criticizes the representation of women regarding sexuality, marriage, customs and liberty. By doing so she sets her travel account apart from the ones of other writers at that time, such as Jean Dumont, Aaron Hill, Robert Withers, George Sandys and John Covel (cf. Lowe, pg.1). She often remarks how male travelers have given wrong descriptions and depiction of the Orient. Jean Dumont is one of the travelers she criticizes: “[…] that worthy author Dumont, who ‘has writ with equal ignorance and confidence’”....   [tags: Western world, Orient, Far East, Gender]

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The Dangers Of The Middle East

- Someone who is intellectually curious is someone who has a tenacious desire to wonder and seek answers. Curiosity should be nurtured and accepted. Although many see curiosity as an irritating trait, it is a critical key to success. Denying someone’s right to expand on their curiosity is to deny their right to live up to their fullest potential. The multiple barriers keeping schools from cultivating the intellectual curiosity of the Middle Eastern youth are placing millions in an intellectual debt....   [tags: Middle East, North Africa, Teacher, School]

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Middle East Conflict

- There is no set definition for the area known as the Middle East since shifts in global power over the years have affected the topography. Now, however, the region can expansively be said to contain “the area from Libya E to Afghanistan, usually including Egypt, Sudan, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the other countries of the Arabian peninsula” (dictionary.com). This geographical definition can be said to contain both the ‘Near East’, ‘Middle East’, and even farther to the East and into Africa be described as the ‘Greater Middle East’, so the Middle East can only be loosely defined, and it is important to know that these countries are separate and do no...   [tags: Middle East History]

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The Conflict Of The Middle East

- It has been nearly a month since the Russian airstrike in Syria has started, and their endgame is still uncertain. The official Russian standpoint is that the Assad regime in Syria is the only legitimate authority in Syria at this point, and in order to restore peace and stability within Syria, fighting the terrorist is the best way. Although they have been giving contradicting statements over the past few weeks making the West difficult to understand what Russia’s intentions are. At first, Russia claimed that the airstrike was solely to combat ISIS and Al-Qaeda associated terrorists within Syria and Iraq....   [tags: Russia, United States, Middle East, World War II]

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The Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty of 1979: A Balance of Peace and Power in the Middle East

- The Arab-Israeli conflict, initiated over one-hundred years ago and still continuing, has confounded both policy-makers and citizens; despite the best efforts of foreign leaders, only one substantial accord has materialized in the decades of negotiations: the Israel-Egypt peace treaty of 1979. Before one undertakes to understand such a complex topic as the Israel-Egypt peace treaty, however, a broad knowledge of the historical background of the two countries involved is essential to understanding the motivations and aspirations of both parties, which in turn will shed light on the peace treaty itself....   [tags: The Middle East]

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How The Western Powers Made Up The Borders Of The Middle East And Caused The Problems

- Jay Gallipo Ms. Pate Honors American Literature 21 October, 2014 How the Western Powers Made up the Borders of the Middle East and Caused the Problems we See Today Up until 1918 most of the Middle East was controlled by the Ottoman Empire and had been since the 15th Century. The Ottomans had dominated the area and due to their strong central government and unifying power had created a peaceful existence for many of the regions inhabitants. This system was suddenly and forcefully removed in 1918 with the surrender of the Ottoman Empire and by 1922 the empire that had stood for over 500 years was dead....   [tags: Islam, Middle East, Israel, Ottoman Empire]

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Can Peace in the Middle East Exist?

- Will there or can there be peace in the Middle East. My answer may seem very contradictory but in my essay you will understand why. No there can't be any peace in the Middle East. Yes there will be peace in the Middle East. Peace will come only with Christ's return. The very origin of Arabs began with Ishmael. God had given Abraham a promise of a son. Yet instead of waiting on God Sarah grew impatient and gave her handmaid to her husband to bare him a child because she was barren. I guess she was trying to help God out....   [tags: Middle East]

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The Conflict Of The Middle East Sparks

- The current Instability faced within the Middle East Sparks numerous Theories as to why the region is facing instability so furiously. Two of the leading theories state that either 1. the current geopolitical challenges faced are due to the unravelling of the agreements established during the first world war and that we are witnessing the failings of the crude border-lines drawn by those who placed them in the the Sykes - Picot Agreement. The latter theory states that the unravelling of the World War I agreement is not the cause of the challenges faced but rather nationalism, local politics, and other smaller scaled ordeals are the cause of the modern instability....   [tags: Middle East, Jordan, North Africa, Egypt]

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The Crisis Of Middle East Countries

- Every now and then we are hearing a lot of crisis in the media about Middle East countries like Iran, Iraq, Saudi- Arabia, Israel, Lebanon, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt and Kuwait. One of the causes which have promoted the increased tension in Middle East is poor leadership in these countries. A leader should be a pillar of uniting the citizens who have a lot of trust in him or her to rule the country and also developing it. In contrast, leaders here don’t promote democracy in their countries leading to political, international and member’s divisions....   [tags: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates]

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The War On The Middle East

- Ever since the events on September 11, 2001, the United States has been engaged in a war on terror involved in the Middle East. In any war, citizens always have feelings towards those who fight. These feelings are either supportive or unsupportive. Through my personal life, I have seen, heard, and experienced situations that have dealt with people and their thoughts towards the men and women that are associated with the image of the military. There are United States citizens whom are unsupportive to the soldiers in the military and the war occurring in the Middle East....   [tags: Army, Military, Middle East, United States]

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Ethnocentrism : The Middle East, And Southern Asia

- Since before the 19th century all the way to today 's modern age, the world has been torn apart by countless wars and invasions, each more brutal and bloody than the last. These conflicts appear at first glance to break out at random, with seemingly nothing to connect them all together. History, however, requires individuals to seek to learn from past mistakes and find a way to avoid them in the future. This principle has inspired historians all across the world to search for a common factor amidst the chaos, a theme per se....   [tags: Islam, Asia, Middle East, Iran]

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The Rise Of The Middle West And East On The Islamic World

- The 11th century to the 13th century saw invasions from both the West and East on the Islamic world. The European Crusaders came from the West and changed life completely not only for Muslims in Arabia and the Mediterranean, but for the European Western world, and future relations between Christianity and Islam, which is still prevalent today. The invaders from the East came not long after, and whilst the invasion of the Mongols did not last for nearly as long as the Crusades, these nomadic warriors arguably brought far more death and destruction to the Islamic world....   [tags: Islam, Christianity, Middle East]

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International Business And Innovation At The Middle East And Latin America

- International (business) travel is extremely taxing. Time zone differentials, airports, entry visas, packing/unpacking, jet-lag, foreign food, language barriers, cultural differences, hotel beds, turbulence, may sound exotic to some but rest assured, it’s not easy. I cherish the experiences my career has provided thus far, however, I’ve sacrificed much. A failed marriage due largely in part to being away constantly, with little time for building a family other than my incredible three dogs (one of which, my Anatolian Shepherd Clementine, now lives with her mom in Austin, Texas)....   [tags: Middle East, Saudi Arabia]

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The Middle East: Building a Nuclear Weapon

- For a country to “get a bomb” in the Middle East region, it would be very difficult if not near to impossible, seeing as how this region of the world is seemingly not trusted by much of the third world. Although this statement is not entirely true, much of the western world if very suspicious of many countries within this region, especially if they get their hands on the capabilities to make any kind of Nuclear weapon capable of crossing a large distance to attack an important city or possible base/stronghold....   [tags: Nuclear Weapons, Middle East Regions, War]

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Citizen Protest In Nazi Germany and the Middle East

- The situation that is occurring in the Middle East is not the first political unrest that has occurred. The actions that have been taken to stifle the protestors are not similar to the actions that Nazi Germany took to suppress the Jews. The actions that differentiate these two groups are the circumstances that caused these violent acts to come about. The leader of Egypt and Hitler are two entirely different beings. The underlying causes of the turmoil in the Middle East and in Nazi Germany are the result of two different calls for change....   [tags: Political Unrest, Reform, Germany, Middle East]

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Will There Be Peace in the Middle East

- Is peace possible in the Middle East. This question weighs heavy on the minds of many individuals and international players. Turmoil and conflict in the Middle East not only affects the people inhabiting this region, but also has global consequences. To answer this question, one must analyze the sources of conflict in the Middle East, historically, currently, and in the future. The limited amount of natural resources in this region has arguably served as the most major source of conflict in the Middle East....   [tags: World Politics ]

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Cultural And Behavioral Beliefs Make Up The Core Values And Traditions Of East Asian Philosophy

- Distinct cultural and behavioral beliefs make up the core values and traditions of East Asian philosophy. Among these unique concepts is the idea of human nature. Traditions, in East Asia and elsewhere, begin and end with the concept, theory, and practice of human nature. The concept of human nature introduces other notions and ideas which outline the thought and action behind that specific culture. East Asian thought, both historically and more modern, describes human nature as a tendential, developmental, and rational concept in nature....   [tags: Confucianism, Confucius, East Asia]

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Oil Boom in the Middle East

- At first sight, the viewer will notice the group of three men herding their camels in an environment which looks very hot and arid. By examining the three men more closely, the viewer will notice the style of clothing they are wearing. All three men in the picture are wearing some sort of head piece and a rob-like style of clothing which is similar to a dishdasha and a shalwar kameez that Muslim men wear. In the background of the picture, the viewer will notice a growing city with many infrastructures being built....   [tags: Oil]

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Peace in the Middle East

- The text begins its history with the Middle East around the time of Muhammad and the creation of Islam. From that time forth uprisings, demonstrations and acts of violence were commonplace and have continued to be since that time. To dig a little deeper and go back a little further in Middle East history one will find that this pattern of unrest stems from as far back as proof provides. To see a timeline of significant wars or battles of the Middle East, the picture is better illustrated on just how long this territory of earth has been in domestic or national conflict....   [tags: History and Changes]

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The Development Theory in East Asia

- Most of the nations of the world have a government based on either Liberal or Social Democracy. Liberal Democracy is defined as a representative form of entity that values on individual liberties and a free market economy. The United States is the prime example of a Liberal Democracy. Social Democracy is also a representative entity which the government provides certain entitlements such as Universal Healthcare and education. The free market economies in social democracies are heavily regulated which includes high taxation....   [tags: Results, Liberal and Social Democracies]

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Christianity And The Middle East

- Many ways exist to deal with persecution because of your faith. For example, leaving where you live is an option or renouncing your faith is another. Muslims are not the only ones as religious targets. Christianity is being persecuted in the Middle East because of the conflicts against the Islamic faith. People should have a right to the freedom of religion and not be persecuted for their beliefs. As persecution of Muslims and Christians in this world is increasing, more and more of them are staying strong in their faith, not backing down, and relying on each other more than ever....   [tags: Islam, Christianity, Muhammad, Qur'an]

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Eliot's East Coker and Linguistic Devices

- The use of language, (taking into account the reader-response theory of Wolfgang Iser), and the cyclical nature of East Coker In my beginning is my end. In succession Houses rise and fall, crumble, are extended, Are removed, destroyed, restored, or in their place Is an open field, or a factory, or a by-pass. In this discussion I shall be examining Eliot's use of a range of linguistic devices in East Coker. The discussion will focus on how T. S. Eliot (1888 - 1965) employs the medium of language to parallel and reflect his perception of the cyclical and repetitive patterns of the life and death process....   [tags: Eliot East Coker Language Essays]

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John Steinbeck's East of Eden - Biblical Symbols and Symbolism

- Biblical Symbolism in East of Eden   Throughout the novel East of Eden, Steinbeck uses many biblical references to illustrate clearly the conflict between the opposing forces of good and evil. Much of the plot of East of Eden is centered upon the two sets of brothers representing Cain and Abel.  Both pairs are similar to Cain and Abel in the way they go about winning their fathers’ favors.  All four give gifts to their fathers, and the fathers dismiss the gifts of Charles and Caleb, the Cain representations (Marks, Jay Lester....   [tags: East Eden Essays]

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John Steinbeck's East of Eden - A Biblical Allegory

- East of Eden: A Biblical Allegory       In East of Eden (1952) John Steinbeck creates a powerful novel using biblical allegories. By doing this, he can deliver a clear message by describing something unfamiliar to his audience and comparing it to something more familiar. Set in modern times, East of Eden retells the famous story of the downfall of Adam and Eve, and the jealous rivalry between Cain and Able. Steinbeck also creates many other characters throug his novel, that capture a biblical sense and help portray an image of the vast confusion of life....   [tags: East Eden Essays]

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John Steinbeck's East of Eden - The Character of Adam Trask

- The Character of Adam Trask in East of Eden In Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, the word love is defined as a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person. Love can bring two people together but it can also have a person be rejected by another because of love. In the novel East of Eden by John Steinbeck, the main character, Adam Trask, confronts a feeling of love throughout the whole book but he either rejects the love of people who care about him or has his love rejected by the people that he cares about....   [tags: East Eden Essays]

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East of Eden Essay: Steinbeck vs. Christ

- East of Eden: Steinbeck vs. Christ In the novel, East of Eden, John Steinbeck proposes the idea that man has much more control over his own destiny than many chose to believe-a conclusion reached from Steinbeck's own interpretation of the story of Cain and Able wherein God neither instructs Cain to master the sin which is crouching at his door, nor predicts that Cain will master it, but rather gives Cain the ability to choose. Taking the text out of context, Steinbeck uses it to convey the message that a man's destiny is up to himself and that the ability to choose to do what is right and wrong is as much a curse as it is a blessing....   [tags: East Eden Essays]

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America And Its Influence On Middle East

- Bibek Timalsina GOVT-2305-43404 Ralph G. Hendrickson America and Its Influence in Middle East Osama Bin laden, master-mind behind the 9/11 attack became a world renowned figure in the field of terror, after the attack. He was gunned down in the raid took place in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 2, 2011. After ten years of rigorous effort, the American government’s hard work finally paid off as they captured and killed the man who was responsible for bombing twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York, public transportation in Central London, and train station in Madrid....   [tags: September 11 attacks, Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden]

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Western Imperialism and Modern East Asia

- Western imperialism in East Asia caused many tribulations for China, Japan, and Korea but also helped them to become contemporary nations. The East Asian countries were tremendously affected by unequal treaties, extraterritoriality, and above all, technology. Great Britain encroached upon China their greed for open trade with the Chinese empire resulting in the deterioration of the Chinese culture, which led to the emergence of a modernized civilization. Japan was co-subjugated by Russia and the United States so that the trade routes of these western countries could extend into the east, which resulted in the foundation of industrialization in Modern East Asia....   [tags: China, Japan, Korea, Imperialism]

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U.s. Foreign Policy Towards The Middle East

- Title Pending Since the time of the Ottoman Empire, the Middle East has constantly been subjected to intervention on the part of numerous nations within the western world. The United States can certainly be counted among these nations, and its foreign policy toward the region has been highly interventionist since the Second World War. The way in which the U.S. chose to intervene in Middle Eastern nations might have appeared to change after the September 11 attacks, but in reality, the underlying mechanisms remained largely the same....   [tags: Al-Qaeda, George W. Bush, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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U.s. Foreign Policy Towards The Middle East

- Since the time of the Ottoman Empire, the Middle East has constantly found itself subjected to intervention on the part of numerous nations within the western world. The United States is certainly one of these nations, and its foreign policy toward the region has been highly interventionist since the Second World War. The way in which the U.S. chose to intervene in Middle Eastern nations might have appeared to change after the September 11 attacks, but in reality, the underlying mechanisms remained the same....   [tags: Al-Qaeda, George W. Bush, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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Ross' Assessment of Activities in the Middle East

- Ross' Assessment of Activities in the Middle East Winds of change continue to sweep through lands traditionally ruled by cruel regimes, as the people of these nation-states set aside their fears and vote with their feet. Participation in nations such as Georgia, Ukraine, and Lebanon has increased, and the question lingers as to whether these changes will be merely a breeze, or have more far-reaching and lasting effects. As former U.S. envoy to the Middle East, Dennis Ross, comments on the situations in the Middle East, he analyzes possible outcomes and makes policy suggestions on how to catalyze and encourage further movement away from corrupt authoritarian regimes....   [tags: Politics Political Regimes Essays Papers]

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Usama, The Middle East, and The Crusades

- The selection from Usama Ibn Munqidh’s Kitab al-l’tibar otherwise know in English as the Book of Contemplation is a book in which Usama provides a series of short vignettes as a testimony to his experiences in the medieval Middle East and the Crusades. Through his writings the reader is able to get a Muslim account of the Crusades. It is largely a personal account so many details are left out and much background knowledge is assumed. It also is not the most unbiased source as supported by Usama’s frequent utterence that “Allah render them [The crusading Christians] helpless” (Ibn Munqidh 197) Usama also makes no attempt at analysis or understanding and just writes exactly what he observed wi...   [tags: The Middle Ages]

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The Intersection Of East And South University

- In this modern age, where cars are ever-present in everyone’s lives, we are taught from a very young age how to behave around them. Proper street-crossing technique and years of “don’t forget to look both ways before you cross the road,” laws against jay-walking and right-of-way, all ingrained in us as children. These road natives are beasts that we are kept separate from, learning that they are bigger than us, stronger than us - but that all starts to change as years go by. One specific place where this phenomenon occurs, is the intersection of East and South University....   [tags: Automobile, Walking, Road, Vehicle]

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The Plight of the Palestinians

- There are many problems present in the Middle East today. Examining these immediate issues and exploring possible future ones can provide a proper understanding of the diverse set of issues, actors, and ambitions that abound in the region. This understanding can then be the necessary foundation to examine current policy in the area and adjust it accordingly to better support US goals. One of the most important and well-know issues affecting the Middle East today is the plight of the Palestinians....   [tags: Middle East ]

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The Conflict Of The Middle East

- The ongoing conflict in the middle east is the biggest issue the world has at the moment, specifically within the past couple years as the rise of ISIS began. This conflict is having an effect on every corner of the globe, but I’m going to focus on one of the biggest issues that is associated with this conflict. That issue is the current European migration crisis and why I think the European Union needs to start doing more. Ever since ISIS started gaining power and taking over much of Iraq and Syria, most of the people living there wanted no part of it and had no choice but to flee their homes....   [tags: Europe, European Union, Immigration, France]

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The Country Of The Middle East

- Here in North Carolina there are many people from all over the world. Almost all of these people have come here seeking better opportunities for themselves and their families whether they are here with them or back in their homeland. Many people have traveled to our great nation of America ever since the days of the Spanish and the French in the 1500s. All the way up to now, thousands are still coming to our nation whether legally or illegally, all the way from the rich lands of the Middle East to the green lands of Guatemala, immigrants are a staple of American culture....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Peace in the Middle East

- “Peace in the Middle East” has been a political issue and goal for a long time but because of differences religiously, politically, and because of the resources it offers it will never be achieved . Ever since it became known as the Middle East and even before that it has been defended and fought over by different countries for many reasons be it faith, oil, foreign and domestic leaders. All of these factors shape the future of the region and none will ever bring about peace. Probably the most significant reason and cause of the Middle East’s issues is Faith....   [tags: faith, religion, oil, holy land]

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Democracy in The Middle East

- The imposing of liberal democracy into foreign states and in particular into the Middle East would not necessarily create peace due to their cultural and geographical context. From a westernised perspective we may heavily associate the nature of democracy with peace but the history of international relations and theory has continue to show that this is definitely not the case. The Democratic Peace Theory itself contains weakness and vulnerabilities due to its reliance on ‘casual logic’ (Layne 1994, Pg....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Women in the Middle East

- Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al-Missned is a Muslim women married to the Emir of Qatar (a sovereign Arab state in the Middle East. Her involvement in numerous organizations aimed at social and educational reform makes her a strong figure for women across the board; both Muslim and non. She fights for reform while still remaining faithful to Islam and makes important notes about the supposed oppression caused by it. In her speech The 'Women's Issue' in Context: Reframing the Discourse on Middle Eastern Women she states, "I strongly believe that separating women's status from the larger issues of the region is so loaded with political history and so burdened with misconceptions th...   [tags: Gender Studies]

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Poetry From East And West

- I never read any poem before I took English 101B. I bought “Literature The Human Experience” for course requirement this semester, so I read a lot of poems from this book. Actually English is my second language, I just have moved to The United States of America three years ago. I had so many problems to read article such as novel and fiction, but I can easily understand the poem. I think the key is that the most of poets just use very simple words to show us the deeper meanings. The forms of poem are also diverse....   [tags: Poetry, Stanza, Sonnet, Meter]

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Essence of Korean Studies in our Local Universities

- I feel that Korea needs no introduction. Friends who have visited say their stay could only be equated to that of being in outer space. It is remarkably extraordinary. I look forward to proving the veracity of the statement once I visit in the near future. However with my limited knowledge, the Korea I know is one resilient and self-driven nation. It has gone through thick and thin to emerge as the 12th largest trading nation and its influence is vast and far reaching. In recent years, we have seen Korea emerge not only as an influential nation but as a world super-power....   [tags: Far eastern countries and cultures]

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The Middle East Conflict

- By the year 1948, there was a massive amount of tension that had built-up in the Middle-East. This tension had in fact originated 19 centuries earlier, and had started due to the differences in both religion and nationalism between the Jews and Arabs. After the Romans gained control of Judea, this caused the diaspora of Jews to all the parts of the world. Eventually, the majority of Jews did return back to the region, after the official establishment of the state of Israel, and this led to the Arab-Israel War of Liberation, in which surrounding Arab states, such as Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Jordan attacked Israel in order to regain this land, which originally belonged to Palestine....   [tags: Arabs, Jews, Three Significant Wars]

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Middle East Multidimensional Crisis

- Intifada Three began on Yom Kippur with bombing, and Palestine brought genocide charges against Israel in the ICC after being voted by UNGA to seat it as an Observer state of the UN, which makes the Israeli-Palestinian Authority talks moribund. Moreover, there is military conflict in the region: Hamas stroke Israel’s Haifa and destroyed its port facilities last Sunday, Israel struck back at Lebanon’s capital and largest city Beirut and sealed the Gaza border, and Hezbollah fought back and struck the outskirts of Dimona, not far from where locates Israel’s Negev Nuclear Research center....   [tags: Current Events, Estimation, Suggestions]

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The Kgb Was Far More Skilled At The Espionage Game

- One of the main recurring arguments in the book is that the KGB was far more skilled at the espionage game but their intelligence was highly distorted by the time it reached Stalin and the Soviet high command. This was mainly attributed to the notion that the leaders were poorly informed because they rejected what didn’t fit their preconceived notions. However, as the authors clearly demonstrated with many examples, this resulted in tragic missteps on the part of the Soviets that ultimately reduced the effectiveness of their intelligence gathering on policy decisions....   [tags: Cold War, Berlin Wall, West Berlin, KGB]

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Israel: The Vanguard of Middle East Stability

- The Middle East is a power keg about to burst. There are countries in the Middle East where their national stability is in question due to various terrorist and malicious attacks while others promote the inhalation of nations. If these fuses are allowed to spark, it would lead to a cataclysmic array of international consequences including skyrocketing oil prices, increased acts of terrorism, and even WWIII. But, there is a hope to quell this situation. The country of Israel has safeguarded the complete collapse of the Middle East to violence and chaos....   [tags: International Government ]

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GENESIS AND ANCIENT MYTHS OF THE NEAR EAST

- When one approaches the biblical text, it is important to explore the cultural context in which the text occurs. With regard to the Book of Genesis, it is important to examine the writing with other contemporary works of similar geography and topics. The people of ancient Mesopotamia, where the oldest civilizations originated, produced a number of stories of creation and natural occurrences. It is important to note that many of the stories of the Sumerians, Akkadians and Hebrews began as oral traditions as the events they depict predate writing, so it is difficult to date these works on the basis of when these prehistoric myths were initiated....   [tags: Cultural Context, Enuma Elish]

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Hunger in East Tenessee: The Unnecessary Plague

- Why are there families with children that go all weekend without a meal while our grocery stores are overflowing with food, and our pantries at home have more than we need. If more people were educated about the reality of hunger in East Tennessee, then more people would be inclined to help resolve the problem. Through education this issue can be eradicated. There are ways to better inform East Tennesseans about the realities that plague our poverty stricken population that are ultimately avoidable....   [tags: poverty, food, pantries, donations, education]

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East Asian History and Culture Seminar

- So far the timing of our seminars has coincided remarkably well with the pacing of my Advance Placement World History course. The Monday after our first seminar, I was scheduled to lecture about Qing China and Tokugawa Japan; last Monday I had already planned to cover the Meiji Restoration. The more I learn about East Asia, the more the pieces of the global history puzzle fall into place for me, and I know my World History students are benefitting. One of the major connections that I made in the last seminar was spurred by The Meiji Revolution film....   [tags: Seminar Analysis]

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Cross-Cultural Connection of the East and West

- much of the 16th and 17th centuries, much of the West had an intense drive for exploring and dominating foreign worlds. Explorers such as Ferdinand Magellan and Francesco Carletti, dominate history as some of the first people to circumnavigate the globe in an effort to further exploration of the new world. When the East and the West met it was a collision of vastly different cultures that would eventually combine in forms of cross-cultural connections, working to forage relations upon these encounters, forever changing the world....   [tags: culture, Ferdinand Magellan, Francesco Carletti]

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Civilizations of Ancient China and East Asia

- The main major theme of module three is the development in China and East Asia. The chapters cover the social, philosophical, cultural, governmental and religious aspects. The chapters offer an insight of how China and Eastern Asian cultures had developed. It also elaborates on the dynasties that had ruled during this era. China was isolated from West and South Asia because of the demographics of the land. The writing system was not influenced by other cultures. They had created a logographic system of writing....   [tags: Japan, China, Rulers, Culture]

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The Spread Of Islam Around The Middle East

- The spread of Islam started between 640 AD and 700 AD. The religion is one who thrived through a man named Muhammad. Followers who believed in this religion followed Muhammad from Mecca all the way to the Arabian Peninsula.The teachings of Islam through muhammad spread across the middle east, impacting North Africa and even tainting India like wildfire. Muhammad died but even after his death, Arabian and African noads started to spread the word of Islam amongst Sudan and the Eastern coasts of AFrica again....   [tags: Islam, Africa, Atlantic slave trade, North Africa]

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Business Implications As Europe 's East

- Business Implications as Europe’s East Extends to West Introduction: Since 1950 European Union (EU) was created it has promoted peace, prosperity and values among the member nations and its neighbouring countries. EU’s influential tools, has helped transform many European states into functioning democracies and prosperous countries. EU’s membership has grown from 6 to 28 countries (Enlargement, 2014), satisfying an historic vow to integrate the continent bringing in most states of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by peaceful ideals.EU has anticipated the enlargement as an extraordinary opportunity to endorse political strength and economical success in Europe....   [tags: European Union, United Kingdom, Poland, Slovakia]

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East-West Transportation, Inc. Case Study

- Market Structures East-West Transportation, Inc. primarily operates in the eastern regions of the United States. The four core divisions of East-West Transportation are Consumer Goods Division, Coal Division, Chemicals Division, and the Forest Products Division. With the help of the consulting firm of Brighton, Young and Roy, Inc. (BYR) and Peter Schultz, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, of East West Transportation the various divisions and market situations will undergo review enabling the formation of future business strategies (University of Phoenix, 2003)....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy]

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How has Saudi Arabian Airlines Grown to Today

- ... The Cv340 was the at first pressurized flying machine in the Saudi stock. In 1959 the first upkeep center was opened in Jeddah. In 1961 the plane age started for Saudi Arabian. With the appeal and transport of two Boeing 720's in 1962, the transporter was the first air transport in the Middle East that worked a plane flying shuttle. On 19 February 1963 Saudi Arabian transformed into an indented association. New planes were acquired (DC-6's and B707's) and new organizations were started to Sharjah, Tehran, Khartoum, Dubai, Bombay, Tunis, Rabat, Tripoli, Frankfurt, Geneva, and London....   [tags: middle east, skyteam, royalty]

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Radical Islam vs. Islam

- Even before the tragic day of September 11th, 2001 an important question lingered on the minds of political powers around the world. Will the Middle East (the perceived homeland of all that is civil and governmental unrest) ever experience peace within their own country. Will they ever be able to experience the sense of unity that comes with maintaining a collaborative relationship with the outside world. Or are they destined to remain a picturesque version of all that is wrong with the world, feeding their image with bloody attacks and a fanatical, violent, and obsessive religious movement....   [tags: Peace in the Middle East]

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Ethnic Conflict in the Middle East

- Ethnic Conflict in the Middle East Ethnic conflicts are well rooted in the world's history and perhaps inherent in human nature. This type of conflict is difficult to resolve as is evident in the situation in the Middle East. The ethnic conflict theory explains that it is not territory, politics, or economics that prevents the achievement of peace between the Israeli and Palestinian peoples, instead, it is a deep-seated hatred of one another that neither group can overcome. The Camp David Summit in July 2000, the most recent attempt at fostering a lasting peace is a clear example of how ethnocentrism can prevents success....   [tags: Papers]

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The Kingdom of East Anglia

- The Kingdom of East Anglia Introduction The spot of an early 7th century Anglo-Saxon ship burial, discovered in 1939 that includes a wealth of artifacts is the famous Sutton Hoo, located near Woodbridge, Suffolk. Sutton Hoo is of very importance to early medieval historians because it shacks light on a period in English history that otherwise has little documented evidence remaining. Actually, it is one of the most notable archaeological remains in England because of its size, age, far reaching connections, totality, beauty, scarcity and historical importance....   [tags: Papers]

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West Egg and East Egg Are Not as Different as They Appear

- “Two unusual formations of land,” located not far from the bustling city of New York, “identical in contour” and yet differing in apparently all other aspects, provide the main setting for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, The Great Gatsby (4). On one side lies West Egg, the garish center for the newly rich, teeming with low-lifes and criminals. Across the bay lies East Egg, the more “fashionable” home of the idle rich, where the wealthy elite live in carefree luxury, safe from scandal and worry (5)....   [tags: Deconstructing The Great Gatsby]

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The Middle East: Conflict in Journalism

- The Middle East: Conflict in Journalism Before beginning my essay, “The Middle East, Conflict in Journalism”, I would like the reader to read a few terms. These are merely food for thought, do whatever with them you wish. Conflict: A state of disharmony between incompatible or antithetical persons, ideas, or interests; a clash. (The American Heritage) War: A state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states, or parties. &The period of such conflict....   [tags: War Writing Essays]

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Stereotyping of the Middle East

- Stereotyping of the Middle East People From all over the world always ask me why I love Bahrain so much. When one asks this question, their tone is always shocked like I have gone mad. I always reply positively and make myself sound very enthusiastic. As I have found most Americans haven't the faintest idea what people in the Middle East are really like. One will read newspapers and get the idea that the Americans are the strong side of the two....   [tags: Papers]

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United States Relationships in South East Asia

- Introduction In order for the United States to retain a position of influence in South East Asia, we must focus on relationships with key regional partners. The most important of which could be the relationship between the United States and Indonesia, largely due to its impact on regional trade, security, economy, and emerging role as a leader and mediator in South East Asia. As China strives to increase influence in South East Asia the United States must act to counterbalance China using regional partners, of which, Indonesia and India could prove to be the most important....   [tags: key, resources, leader, relationship]

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Congestion in the South East

- Congestion in the South East The problem of congestion in South East, particularly London, is a great one. Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries increased car use was seen as part of growing economic progress, but now we aware of the negative externalities caused by it, congestion and pollution, something must be done to restrict road use. Congestion in London is a massive problem. It causes unsightly gridlocked roads, difficulties in travelling around, and causes businesses to use extra vehicles to be able to carry out their work efficiently, thus adding to the problem further....   [tags: Papers]

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Sports in the Middle East In Comparison to Sports In the West

- Sports in the Middle East In Comparison to Sports In the West With regard to sports, not all parts of the world are created equally. Different parts, or regions of this planet follow different sports and participate in different sports for that matter as well. While in America, you can basically narrow it down to three popular sports, for the country as a whole. Football, baseball, and basketball, with ice hockey, soccer, and tennis probably fairly close behind, in terms of popularity. In the Middle East, sporting preferences differ greatly among the surrounding countries, with the exception of the top sport, soccer....   [tags: Athletics, Soccer]

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United States Military Presence During The Middle East

- United States Military Presence in the Middle East Although intervention from the United States has been beneficial in the past, the continued presence of the U.S. military in the Middle East only perpetuates violence and harms everyone involved. The war has had a profound effect not only on the troops, but the civilians as well. Although our current war has taken the lives of far fewer than wars in the past, the amount of death is still staggering. The United States reports that, “The number of American troops who have died fighting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan totaled 6,802 as of April 2014.” (Costs of War)....   [tags: United States, World War II, Iraq War]

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The West 's Patronizing Perceptions And Illusory Depiction Of The East

- Subsequently, in Edward Said’s Orientalism discusses about the West’s patronizing perceptions and illusory depiction of the East, which connects why white men had stereotypes of other races. According to Said: Orientalism is never far from what Denys Hay ahs called the idea of Europe, a collective notion identifying ‘us’ Europeans as against all ‘those’ non-Europeans, and indeed it precisely what made that culture hegemonic both in and outside Europe: the idea of European identity as superior one in comparison with ass the non-European peoples and cultures (7)....   [tags: White people, Black people, Race, Race]

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The Rise Within The East And The Second World War

- Chapter five of the book is mainly discussing the rise within the East and how Britain did not believe them instead found ways to false accuse them so they wouldn’t be able to surpass them. It discusses the globalization and de-industrialization within countries that main focus was manufacture. It explains the three elements that became important to the Waterloo and the Second World War, which are demonstrated between India and Britain; which eventually de-industrialized India. Chapter six mainly discusses the process of North and South America and the history between them, it also talks about how the Americas effects the Old World and New....   [tags: United States, North America, Americas]

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A Visit At East Lansing From Malaysia And United States

- “Move to a new culture and you quickly see that visiting a place as a tourist, and actually moving there for good, are two very different things.” Tahir Shah, Travels With Myself One of the biggest decision I made in my life was to further my study far from my home country, far from my family, and far from my friends. It was August 15, 2014 I arrived here; a country where football is being play differently from the rest of the world. It took me 23 hours on flight to arrive at East Lansing from Malaysia and a total journey of 40 hours....   [tags: Education, Culture, United States, Debut albums]

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Using Income Based Method At The East Of Mckay Lake

- I chose two locations that appear drastically different, but are close to each other in terms of location. At only five and one half miles apart, there is a high likelihood these different classes will pass each other on the street while driving, and occupy the same line at the grocery store in which they share proximity. The difference between the neighborhoods is vast both in person or looking at a map. I will attempt to use income based method to describe the stratification. The first site is a newer area to the east of McKay Lake in Westminster, Colorado....   [tags: High school, Middle school]

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