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The Abolition of Discrimination Against Women in Kuwait

- ... And what does the performance of a group of people are in a position to perform other persons will be admitted in the future, if this provision in advance came on a discriminatory basis has nothing to do with the quality of work but also by the kind of humanitarian. Analysis of case Clearly the illegality of this Declaration is not justification for the distinction between equally qualified persons per legal centers, with fulfillment of all legal requirements required in the job. In this Declaration the Administration use its deviation to the difference in treatment between the prevalence of legal positions and creating differentiation through the Palace to receive requests from the le...   [tags: constitution, rights, kuwait women]

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Trading With Kuwait

- Trading with Kuwait Kuwait is one of the world's richest countries. Kuwait is a small nation located in the Middle East at the northwestern tip of the Persian Gulf. The nation of Kuwait dates back to the 17th century. Kuwait is considered a small country that has a considerable amount of petroleum. In the past, Kuwait was engaged in several wars over territory but the country was able to overcome the downfalls. Kuwait is a small country with an area of land measuring 6,880 sq miles. The terrain of Kuwait is considered a flat desert plain with several small hills....   [tags: Kuwait Culture]

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How the Iraq Invasion of Kuwait Impacted Kuwait's Environment

- ... This source shows the devastating impact of the oil fires on the Kuwaiti environment as wells as giving information on the pollution caused by the fighting that occurred during the war. Furthermore the source gives detailed information and statistics on the cause the oil wells had on the environment. In addition the source has information taken from ministries in Kuwait and by Kuwaiti authors, making the information accurate. However, this source has some limitations. The source is not a primary source meaning the majority of the information was taken from studies and statistics provided, causing a slight problem in reliability....   [tags: pollutiion created by oil fires]

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Sheikh jabber of Kuwait was a Hero

- A hero is a person who you love or admire. A hero doesn’t want reward, a hero wants a support or a help from a person. We are all hero but we see ourselves as nothing, to be a hero you have to have some factors like bravery and sacrifice. Any person in the world can be hero even the young person could be strong hero in future. A hero doesn’t have to kill many solider in a war to be hero even small sacrifice for a poor person could consider as heroism. For example, someone needs a blood to be alive and you donate part of your blood to give him chance to be alive, in this example you made a small favor for parson you see it as nothing but in it is more valuable than what you think....   [tags: listen, president, admire]

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Obesity in Kuwait - Causes and Effects

- The World Health Organization ranked Kuwait second in obesity, worldwide. It is not a great shock when one comes to think of the increase in the number of junk food places found around every corner. For that reason, not only are both body image and health getting affected, but a person’s self-control is too. In other words, it is hard to say no to something you want when it is right in front of you. Furthermore, the leading causes of obesity can be grouped under three headings: bad diets, unhealthy lifestyles, and unhelpful environmental factors....   [tags: bad diet, unhealthy lifestyles]

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Social and Health Problems in Kuwait

- ... People automatically imagine (day dream) when they zone out. Anyway, their impulsiveness comes from self-expression. They feel obligated to answer every question and comment on everything. They even act impulsively when they’re hyperactive. The hyperactivity in ADD does not only present its self in action, it is mostly present in the brain. A person with ADD has a very hyperactive brain, which again explains why the thought chains come to exist. This also makes it hard for a child to follow instructions, and that greatly affects their school work....   [tags: ADD, eduction, childhood]

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Kuwait Oil Tankers Company

- It was the year 1957 when some innovative and dedicated minds meet up and decided to set off a new journey in the field of oil industry. It was not easy for Kuwait Oil Tankers Company to make place in the existing business place because the Arab states are already having several companies that are dealing with this business and most of them were enjoying some great support and international fellowship; however the management and the leaders of this organization proved their vision and their hard work soon....   [tags: business history and analysis]

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Kuwait Water Management

- 1. Introductions: Kuwait with a total area of 17,820 square kilometers (km2) lies by Persian Gulf. in the north and north-west It is bordered by Iraq, by Saudi Arabia in the south and southwest by and by the Persian Gulf in the east. The land is usually flat with slightly undulating desert plains sloping gently towards the north-east; Kuwait is reaching an altitude of about 300 meters (m) above sea level. Most of the zone in Kuwait is desert with a few oases (Water profile of Kuwait, 2007). The picture below showed the location of AL Kuwait....   [tags: drinking water, oases, water, desalination plants]

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Comparison Between Sculpture in Kuwait and Australia

- Comparison between Sculpture in Kuwait and Australia Research Objectives There have been significant differences between the sculptures in Kuwait and those in Australia. The research will evaluate the weaknesses in Kuwait sculptures in terms of funds accessible, available galleries and the public awareness on this artistic works. In addition, the research will evaluate ways of strengthening the sculptures in Kuwait. Synopsis The difference between contemporary and traditional art can be demonstrated by analyzing the sculptures in Kuwait....   [tags: Art ]

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Problems in Kuwait

- Major Problems in Kuwait · Kuwait: 1993 the government found that major health problems were in Kuwait livestock and poultry June 10-12, 1998 in Washington, DC. The environmental damage resulting from invasions and the wars has affected all ecosystems, as well as human health in Kuwait. 1) The oil contamination of the terrestrial ecosystems has reached levels on an unthinkable scale in the history of the planet. The impacts of war on the environment will take decades to partially disappear and their full effects may never be fully understood....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait vs US Iraq War

- Iraq Invasion of Kuwait vs U.S Iraq War Iraq and Kuwait have a long history; Kuwait played a huge part in the Iran-Iraq war, mostly financially. Open warfare began on September 22, 1980; Iraq claimed Iran shelled a number of border posts on September 4, 1980. Kuwait funded Iraq during the Iraq-Iran war, which caused tension between the two nations when Iraq couldn’t pay the $14 billion dollars back to Kuwait when it was time to settle their debt. The Iraqi government asked Kuwait to forgive the debt, as they could not afford to pay, Kuwait refused to forgive the debt, which increased tensions between the two nations....   [tags: warfare, international community, democracy]

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Environment and Economy of Kuwait

- Environment and Economy of Kuwait Kuwait is not self-sufficient in agriculture but the country will be in the future. Its production of cereals, vegetables and fruit grown in the oasis of Jahra and scattered smallholdings is not sufficient for the population's needs, due to limitations of water supply, fertile soil, climate and manpower. Much of its food needs to be imported but government investment and the work of the Kuwait Experimental farm have led to improvements whereby existing resources are more efficiently utilized....   [tags: Geography]

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The Internet Market In Kuwait

- Many competitive markets have been appeared in Middle East lately, and specially in Kuwait. The One which I will discuss is the Internet competitive market in Kuwait . Internet has been a great demand in all over the world. In 1992, The ministry of communication in Kuwait provided the internet service. Since there was no community attraction toward the internet, the price of the provided service was pretty high. Since this company was the only one produced a certain market's product, they had inflated the price to the absolute highest cost that people would still pay....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jordan Kuwait Bank: Strategic Analysis and Positioning

- Introduction Over the past few years, the global business operating environment has increasingly become challenging. First it was the global financial crisis followed almost immediately by the Europe crisis-which is currently threatening to become a global economic crisis-that presented these challenges. It was argued that economies, such as Jordan which are relatively smaller players in the Global arena would not suffer the adverse effect of the crisis. In fact Jordan and Lebanon were the main Middle East countries expected not to suffer from the adverse effect of the crisis....   [tags: SWOT Analysis]

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Human Rights In Kuwait

- Human Rights: Yet another commodity for the new society or a necessity. As one stands on the doorsteps of a new millennium, one can only imagine the future ahead. With the globalization movement making its way around the world, issues such as human rights are coming up, and are becoming international issues of concern rather than local ones. International organizations monitor governments and note the extent to which those governments adhere to and respect human rights. In the age of globalization, free trade between the nations of the world exists along with a sizeable transfer of knowledge and technology....   [tags: Human Rights Essays]

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Kuwait Parliment Misunderstands democracy for women

- The Kuwait Parliament Misunderstands Democracy for Women With the upcoming elections in the United States approaching this November, the thought came to mind of voting rights in other countries. As an American citizen, I have lived in Kuwait for over 19 years. When I went to the U.S. Embassy to submit my absentee ballot, it came to mind that I live in a country where women are not allowed to exercise the right to vote. Women's suffrage in America took 70 years of discrimination until the 19th Amendment was passed on August 26, 1920, allowing women to vote....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Post-traumatic stress disorder in Kuwait

- REPAIRING A NATION POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER IN KUWAIT THESIS: Studies made by experts found after the liberation of Kuwait following the Gulf War of 1991 that most children who were inside the country experienced undesirable emotions simultaneously which brought out more abnormal behaviors. INTRODUCTION In the oppressively hot summer of 1990 the second of August to be exact, people were sleeping peacefully in their homes. It was a Thursday morning and most Kuwaitis had left the country on holiday....   [tags: Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD]

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Sadam Huisein's Invasion of Kuwait Led to Operation Desert Storm in the Gulf War

- ... In addition to Hussein’s speech, the Iraqi troops had already started to gather along the border of Kuwait, ready to invade. President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt was alarmed by this, and started negotiations between the two parts to try to avoid nasty things to happen, and to keep the US from getting involved, but after only two hours, he had to give up, and on August 2 1990, he ordered the invasion of Kuwait. Hussain thought he had is fellow Arab stated on his side when the invasion started, but this was a big miscalculation....   [tags: persian gulf, united nations, coalition]

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Job Practice and Training Intern Kuwait Finance House in Bahrain

- CHAPTER 1 COMPANY BACKGROUND 1.1 HISTORY Kuwait Finance House – Bahrain it’s a %100 an Islamic bank that are leading to provide an Islamic and commercial investment banking services. Kuwait Finance House – Bahrain established in January 2002 and its wholly owned subsidiary of Kuwait Finance house - Kuwait . they are an industry leader for more than 30 years and with total assets of KD 3.915 Billions. While the total assets of KFH- Bahrain is BD 291 Million . also , they are specializes in conceptualizing the development and introduction of innovation , plus providing the sharia 'a compliant banking and investment products ....   [tags: Finance, Corporation]

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General H. Norman Schwarzkop's Involvement in the Conflict Between Iraq and Kuwait

- ... He later attended school in Geneva, Switzerland and then attended school at Valley Forge Military Academy. Schwarzkopf went to the same famed military academy as his father, West Point, where he excelled on several sports teams. He was also a member of the chapel choir. After graduating West Point in 1956 with a bachelor’s degree in engineering Schwarzkopf would later go on to earn a master’s degree in the same subject from the University of Southern California. Schwarzkopf was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S....   [tags: military, career, war]

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Analyzing the Persian Gulf Crisis between Iraq and Kuwait

- Analyzing the Persian Gulf Crisis between Iraq and Kuwait In analyzing the Persian Gulf Crisis originally between Iraq and Kuwait, one must first understand the factors that contributed to the conflict. In 1980, Iraq carried out a major air and land attack on Iran. For eight years, the Iran-Iraq War grew more intense, until the U.S. “accidentally” downed an Iranian plane, killing 290 passengers. Three factors contributed to this war: (1) territorial dispute, (2) religious disputes between Islamic moderates and fundamentalists, and more importantly, (3) a personality conflict (also known as ego-mania) between Saddam Hussein, Iraq’s president, and Ayatollah Khomein, the leader of Iran....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effect and Aspects of the Gulf War on the Middle East

- It’s the heat of the Gulf War: January 17, 1991, Congress has just given permission to the president, George Bush Senior, to wage war on Iraq. They want to put an end to the invasion of Kuwait for good, and to prevent Saddam Hussein from seizing the oil fields of Kuwait. Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi president called the upcoming war “the great duel, the mother of all battles.” Bush said that “This will not stand this aggression against Kuwait.” But what was the Gulf War about anyway. To learn more about the Gulf War Oil Spill, it is vital to know the context and background of this event....   [tags: war on iraq, bush, kuwait]

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Countries Come Together in the 100 Hour War

- ... Two days after the invasion, the Iraqi Republican Guard had already defeated the Kuwaiti army, but some soldiers had escaped to Saudi Arabia. Upon the invasion, Saddam Hussein claimed Kuwait as the 19th province of Iraq, controlling a very large portion of the world’s oil reserves. These and other horrible acts led the United Nations to pass resolutions opposing the invasion and demanding Iraq to withdraw. After several negotiations between Iraq and the United States, to include one of the last peace talks in Geneva, Switzerland between Secretary of State James Baker and Iraq Prime Minister Tariq Aziz, they were unable to come into a peace agreement....   [tags: kuwait, hussein, Iraq]

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The War Between Iraq and Iran

- The war between Iraq and Iran initiated in 1980 and it lasted eight years (3). The invasion of Kuwait started on the second of August 1990. There are reasons and consequences for this invasion that I am going to talk about in this essay In 1980 Kuwait, feared the dominance of Persian in the Gulf area had no option but to support Iraq financially and act as a life tube to the Iraqi military (3).Kuwait sent medical supplies to the wounded Iraqi soldiers and food during these eight years (3). At the end of the Persian-Iraq war, Iraq managed to keep its country and pride safe, but suffered greatly both financially and humanly (2)....   [tags: kuwait, iraqui military, persian ]

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A Brief Look at the Persian Gulf War

- Introduction Soldiers falling, bullets flying, tensions rising, the Persian Gulf War was a significant war in terms of modern American history. The Cold War was a time of unease throughout the nation, from the end of World War Two in 1945 to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. After the Vietnam War ended poorly in the early 1970s, the United States remained out of war for another 20 years. When Iraq was threatening to invade Saudi Arabia in late 1990, the United States knew it had to intervene....   [tags: Kuwait, Irak, Hussein]

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The Oil States - Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait

- The Oil States - Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait Crude oil is a staple in modern society. Crude oil is an extremely efficient energy source giving out about 100x the energy it takes to garner it. Hence, for the century, man has been extremely dependant on petroleum using it primarily to fuel means of transportation. As a result, wars and various conflicts have been waged over control of oil fields in the Middle East. The United States, being the largest consumer of oil in the world is tightly tied to the economics of the Middle East....   [tags: Energy Oil Renewable Dependency]

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Successful Military Operations: Operation Desert Storm

- Desert Storm, one of the most successful military ops in military history. They went in and went down to business then gone out just like every other mission should be done. Despite its brutality this Op could be decided as a U.S. victory. Desert Storm all started with the Gulf war. The gulf war was started by two Eastern countries who always seem to fight over all of the little things in life that may or may not be true. It all started on the 17th of July in the year of 1990 when Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein thought that the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait of flooding the worlds oil industry....   [tags: iraq, kuwait, saddam]

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The Gulf War and Saddam Hussein

- ... The exact date of the invasion stands at 2nd August 1990 when about one-hundred thousand Iraqi troops entered Kuwait and started this war. An interesting fact is that during the Iran-Iraq war of 1980, Kuwait was an ally of Iraq. The man behind this attack was Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein. He considered the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait in an economic battle against Iraq. Oil production, oil prices, the Iraqi debt owed to Kuwait, and the aims of Iraq to increase its control in Kuwait served as a trigger for this attack....   [tags: Irak invasion of Kuwait, US intervention]

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The Bush Administration's Relation With Iraq Prior to Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait

- The Bush Administration's Relation With Iraq Prior to Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait Prior to the August 2, 1990 invasion of Kuwait on the part of Iraq, the United States had questionable relations with Iraq dictator, Saddam Hussein, to say the least. In retrospect, which is inherently advantageous as a 20/20 perspective, questions remain unanswered as to whether or not the United States was too appeasing to Saddam Hussein in the years, months, and days leading up to that early August morning. There remains to this day lingering questions as to the role that the US Ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, played in conveying the Administration's message to the Iraqi leader....   [tags: War Military George Bush Iraq Essays]

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Biography of George Herbert Walker Bush

- Read my lips: no new taxes. These few simple words invoked the American public to elect a man who grew up in a small town in Massachusetts to be the most powerful man in the world. This man is George Herbert Walker Bush. George grew up in Milton, Massachusetts a small town near the Quincy Bay and the Neponset River. His father was a banker and later became a politician who represented Connecticut in the Senate from 1952 until 1963. He attended Phillips Academy of Boarding School in Boston. There he demonstrated his strong sense of leadership through holding many high positions such as president of the senior class, secretary of the student council, president of the community fund-raising gr...   [tags: ronald reagan, crisis in kuwait, hussein]

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U.s. Armed Forces Cold War

- U.S. Armed Forces Cold War training on state of the art future weapon systems came to bear in the conflict with Iraq. The Iraqi Army and the famed Iraqi Republican Guard were a battle hardened veteran force, feared by both political and military allies and foes. The United States entered the Gulf War with the liberation of the Kuwaiti nation as their primary goal. The United States Armed Forces demonstrated that superior training, innovative battle tactics, and quick decision-making would easily overcome whatever force you may face across the broad spectrum of military operations....   [tags: Iraq, Gulf War, Kuwait, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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The Discovery Of Oil During Middle East

- The discovery of oil in Middle East in the late nineteenth century added a critical dimension to the region as major outside state powers employed military force to protect their newly acquired interests in the Middle East. The United States efforts to secure the flow of oil have led to their ever-increasing involvement in the Middle East’s political affairs and ongoing power struggles. By the end of the twentieth century, safeguarding the flow of oil from the Persian Gulf had become one of the most important functions of the U.S....   [tags: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait]

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Ancient And Modern Significance Of The Middle East

- The Middle East has come along way since the rise of civilization thousands of years ago. Civilization emerged in the Middle East and northeast Africa along the river systems as agricultural societies grew in population and developed new forms of social organization. For the last two thousands years the west has been drawn to the middle east fascinated by the culture, religion, resources and politics. The Middle East has an immense impact on the world globally. My goal in this paper is to explain the ancient and modern significance of the Middle East and how it impacts the world in such a globalizing way....   [tags: Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Kuwait]

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Kuwait

- "After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited." -18th Amendment, Section 1, 1919 Those words initiated the rise of organized crime in America. With the closing of saloons and pubs, speakeasies sprung up like wildflowers around the country....   [tags: essays research papers]

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OPEC members

- OPEC is an oil producer’s association founded in 1960 by Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela and curently consisting of 14 members, including the organisators and Qatar, Libya, the UAE, Algeria, Nigeria, Ecuador and Angola(OPEC Statute, 2012). According to the OPEC Statute, the main objective of the organisation is «the coordination and unification of the petroleum policies of Member Countries and the determination of the best means for safeguarding their interests, individually and collectively»(p1, 2012)....   [tags: iraq, kuwait, saudi arabia, venezuela]

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US Intervention in the Middle East

- For centuries, conflict brewed in the Middle East. With the prevalence of oil, formerly powerless countries are now transformed into economic powerhouses. But like Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “with all great power comes great responsibility”. These responsibilities include things such as maintaining oil fields, regulating foreign affairs, and controlling radical elements within their respective nations. Unfortunately, Iraq did exactly the opposite during the 1990s. Ever since the Iran Iraq War of 1980, Iraq has been in the global spot light ever since due to its internal financial crisis....   [tags: iraq war, oil shortage, saddam hussain]

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United States Foreign Policy

- The counterfactual that I will be engaging addresses what would have occurred if Saddam Hussein would not have invaded the small country of Kuwait. The United States foreign policy has been shaped by the timeline of the invasion of Kuwait. This counterfactual, using this introductory timeline, will then present information on theories for the United States sanction of establishing the coalition forces and how this would have affected the character of responsible countries. The counterfactual will initially cover a brief history of what led to the invasion of Kuwait and the justification that Saddam used, leading into the involvement of the United States in forcing Saddam to withdraw....   [tags: Saddam Hussein, United States]

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Proficiency of People Before and After War

- Proficiency of people before and after war The current civilization in most countries across the world has brought with it a number of challenges. The fact that most countries nowadays operate as sovereign states implies that there will always be some instances where these countries will strongly disagree on global issues affecting them (Abidi and Singh 12). As such, whether justified or not, there will always be wars and physical confrontations between disagreeing sovereign states. When such wars occur, affected countries usually divert their attention and useful resources to combating the enemy in the effort of protecting their sovereign pride....   [tags: Countries, Sovereign States, War, World History]

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Sadam Hussein's Rule and Downfall of Iraq

- Saddam Hussein secured his position of authority by creating alliances with powerful allies for his own personal interest. The Iran-Iraq War began in 1980 when Iraqi forces invaded Iran (Britannica). During the war, Saddam Hussein created an alliance with the U.S. (History “Iran-Iraq”). Hussein thought Iran was an area of turmoil and could be easily conquered, but he was incorrect (BBC News). In 1982, Iranian forces retaliated in attempt to reclaim their region (History “Iran-Iraq”). As a result of Hussein’s greed for land and power, he risked many lives and because of Hussein’s cruel actions, the U.S....   [tags: war, middle east, iraq]

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First Persian Gulf War: 1990-1991

- First Persian Gulf War: 1990-1991 The First Persian Gulf War between 1990 and 1991 was the most militarily efficient campaign in US history where comparatively few lives were lost. This war accomplished many goals, including that it secured the economic advantages for the “Western World”. It encouraged a free flow of natural resources, established the value of air power and superiority, and verified that a free alliance for justice will prevail over armed aggression. In the end, the United State’s goals were accomplished: Kuwait was liberated from Saddam and peace settled into the Middle East (Rayment)....   [tags: history]

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The War Of The Middle East And The World

- In 1990, the Middle East and the whole World changed. On August 2nd, Iraq invaded Kuwait and began the brutal occupation. Iraq was not the only country affected. The invasion created a global conflict, which lasts to this day. Many people thought that wars are a thing of the past and there is no place for them in the modern society of the 20th society. Was the war necessary. Would the Middle East resolved their problems on their own, without the interference from the United States and United Nation....   [tags: Iraq, Gulf War, Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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The United States 's Operation Desert Shield

- The United States launched an operation known as Operation Desert Shield, also known as the Persian Gulf War, in August of 1990 in response to Saddam Hussein’s order to the Iraqi forces to take over Kuwait. President George Herbert Walker Bush made the decision to send American troops to Saudi Arabia to form an international coalition that would eventually turn into an operation known as Operation Desert Storm. The United States Army had not witnessed an event of such international and Homefront importation since the Cold War....   [tags: Iraq, Gulf War, Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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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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Operation Dessert Storm and Other Examples of US Political Decisions

- In 1991, Saddam Hussein decided to declare massive aggression on the countries bordering Iraq. The most affected country was Kuwait. Due to the nature of their ties with the United States, Iraq had a well organized and equipped army that was capable of causing massive instability in Kuwait. The United States could not let this happen because of the importance of Kuwait to the US. Kuwait and the US were heavily involved in the oil business with Kuwait being one of the biggest oil suppliers in the world to the US....   [tags: Leadership, Policy, Positions]

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US Interest in the Middle East

- Proceeding from a top-down perception of regional stability, the (senior) Bush administration sent thousands of US soldiers to Saudi Arabia which seemed vulnerable to conquest by Iraq during the second Gulf war (1991). President George H. W. Bush interpreted Saddam Hussein’s aggression as a threat to international and regional stability and resolved to confront it by forcible means. The US intervention, however, was not without destabilizing repercussions. The stationing of the US troops in Saudi Arabia put it into confrontation with the Islamist fighters, and ended the truces which lasted throughout the 1980s between the two parties....   [tags: Foreign Policy ]

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Merchant Mariners in the Gulf War

- Merchant Mariners in the Gulf War Keyser, Mackoy, Fuss, Matthews The Military Sealift Command Fleet has been an instrument of great importance when it comes to facilitating the needs of the Navy. In terms of length of service, the Merchant Marine program has been active longer than both the Navy and the Army. In the history of the United States, it has helped secure safe passages for international waterways and resupplied ships in sunny breezes and stormy gales. In terms of Military support it has been the greatest single implementation that has taken the world by storm and has changed peoples perspectives of how a nation can wage war or defend itself from a foreign power....   [tags: Contributions, United States, Military]

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The Persian Gulf War

- The Persian Gulf War War was inevitable in the Gulf and it was a war in which Iraq was inevitability to lose. There were several reasons why this was and became a reality. How, when, where did this process of self destruction begin. It was quite evident that Saddam Hussein. the president of Iraq, was becoming a military giant in the Middle East and therefore a threat to the stability of the entire region. His war with Iran was proof of this. The U.S. and other industrialized Western nations could not risk the loss of oil from the area....   [tags: History Iraq Middle East Papers]

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The Day Of My Life

- It was a beautiful sunny day, one of the usual working days, and men were rushing to work. Except that, it was something in the air that was carrying the better taste of wariness. The surroundings of our house were mute, and I could see the bird in the trees, but not hear them. Instead, every inch was filled with weird sound of metal grinding. I was too young to realize that on August 2nd, 1990 will be an important day in my life. I learned that day the lesson of my life, how fragile is the peace and that my privileged life in Kuwait was over....   [tags: Iraq, Iraq War, Saddam Hussein, Baghdad]

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The Persian Gulf War: A view through the themes of individual and society

- The Persian Gulf War: A view through the themes of individual and society The Persian Gulf War began in 1990 when Iraqi forces invaded the border of Kuwait. The United States led a coalition of forces between other countries eventually ending the war in 1991.1 The Persian Gulf War made many people of different backgrounds suffer by starvation, malnutrition and disease. The Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, was the main cause for this suffering. Problems between Iraq and Kuwait started when Kuwait gained their independence and gained protection from British....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Persian Gulf War

- Introduction Wars have been apart of this world almost as long as anything else has. Even in the Bible days there are records of wars. There are many reasons that states choose to go to war. Sometimes it is for the expansion of a nation or state, other times it is for financial gains, and it also could be for security or defense purposes. Whatever the case may be, wars have been apart of human life and will always be. There were no differences when it came to the Persian Gulf War. This war involved the United States, Iraq, and Kuwait....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Autonomy and Responsibility: The United States' involvement in the Persian Gulf

- Autonomy and Responsibility: The United States' involvement in the Persian Gulf The United States' involvement in the Persian Gulf War showed the responsibility of the country to maintain peace and order, but more importantly, the conflict showed that the United States has a responsibility to oversee control of the world's natural resources. “On Aug. 2, 1990, Iraqi military forces, on orders from President Saddam Hussein, invaded and occupied the small country of Kuwait.”1 Kuwait, a small country in the Middle East, contains a large amount of oil that Iraq wished to take control of to help solve the economic problems of their country....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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War In Iraq

- Through an extensive study of the events leading up to the war in Iraq, it will be evident that the war could have stemmed for many of reasons. The overall reason, though, is that Iraq has been a continuous threat to the United States, the nation as a whole, and their very country. Looking through the lenses of the Iraqis, Postcolonial theory, will display what this war has done for them, and how many of them depend on the U.S. now until their government is stable enough to make their own civilians feel safe again....   [tags: postcolonial theory, liberalism, Hussein]

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Swot Analysis : Nars Cosmetic

- Overview NARS Cosmetic is a cosmetic company founded by Francois Nars in New York, US in 1994 (Hollywoodnoirmakeup.com, 2012). It is considered as one of the best-selling cosmetics and skincare products company in U.S.A, Canada, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan (Shiseido Co., 2014). Since the demand for cosmetics are growing every year and people are looking for more quality products, the company decided to open a new branch in the Middle East to have more customers and to satisfy them by making the NARS product more easily accessible....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia]

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The Gulf War

- The Gulf War The Gulf war originally started between Iraq and Kuwait. These two countries had a border dispute over the Persian Gulf Islands for many years but had never let it elevate to a level as bad as the Gulf War. In 1979 the president of Iraq was replaced by Saddam Hussein and was automatically placed into war with Iran until 1989. In March 1989 Hussein signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia formalizing their border and the offered Kuwait the same agreement. Kuwait was afraid of destroying the new relations with Iran and refused to sign an agreement with Iraq....   [tags: Papers]

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Gulf War

- Gulf War I. Introduction - Why did a coalition of over 30 nations find it was necessary to go to war to help Kuwait after it was invaded by Iraq. How did the coalition defeat the Iraqis. And although the coalition won there were many consequences to face when the war ended. II. Reasons for war a. Saddam Hussein b. Iraq’s’ Economic Crisis c. Oil d. Disputes over Boundary III. Forming of the Coalition a. Nations joining the Coalition b. Coalition Strategy c. Iraqi Strategy IV. Military Operations V....   [tags: history]

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Causes and Effects of the Persian Gulf War

- Causes and Effects of the Persian Gulf War The Persian Gulf War, often referred to as Operation Desert Storm, was perhaps one of the most successful war campaigns in the history of warfare. Saddam Hussein, leader of Iraq, invaded Kuwait in 1990. In 1991, after weeks of air strikes, US ground forces entered Iraq and Kuwait and eliminated Iraqi presence in 60 hours. Why Would Iraq invade Kuwait. Kuwait supplies much of the world’s oil supplies, and when Hussein invaded Kuwait, he controlled 24% of the world’s oil supplies (O’Hara)....   [tags: Operation Desert Storm History Essays]

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Men in The Sun, A Review

- Ghassan Kanafani is one of the famous Arab writers who represent resistance literature. His writing was mainly devoted to depict the struggle of his people and ignite new resistance acts against Israeli forces of occupation. The writer affirmed the strong determination of the Palestinian people to liberate their occupied lands whatever the cost would be. Kanafani was a writer and journalist from Acre, the editor of al-Hadaf. A member of the Political Bureau of PFLP and its spokesperson, he published their newspapers (Al-Ray, The Opinion)....   [tags: World Literature]

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Gulf War

- The United States was just in sending military aid to Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War. Kuwait was invaded by Saddam Hussein and taken over in six short hours due to the lack of strength in Kuwait’s Army. Once Hussein took control he seized Kuwait City, airports, army barracks, and oil fields. This left Kuwait helpless and in desperate need. Therefore, the U.S. invaded after, Hussein’s control of Kuwait for six months. The U.S invaded for many reasons; Hussein was a threat and currently is to the Middle East as well as the world....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Persian Gulf War

- The Persian Gulf War all started because of one country’s greed for oil. Iraq accused Kuwait of pumping oil and not sharing the benfits, and Kuwait was pumping more oil than allowed under quotas set by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, it decreased the price of oil, Iraq's main export. Iraq's complaints against Kuwait grew more and more harsh, but they were mostly about money. When Iraqi forces began to assemble near the Kuwaiti border in the summer of 1990, several Arab states tried to intervene the dispute....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Arab Gulf States

- Arabian Gulf or the Persian Gulf: is the arm of the Arabian Sea, extending from Gulf of Oman in the south to along the Shatt-AL Arab in the north. Its length around 965 km from Shatt-Al Arab to the Hormuz fjord, which links it in the Gulf of Oman. The area of the Arabian Gulf approximately 233 100 km², and varies in width between a maximum of about 370 km to a minimum of 55 km in the Hormuz fjord. A maximum depth of the Arabian Gulf is 90 m. The gulf separates the Arabian Peninsula and south-western of Iran, and overlooking it eight countries including Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman and Iran....   [tags: Geography]

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The Effects of the Gulf War in 1990 and the Iraq War

- Throughout the beginning of man there has been many incidences where there have been confrontations between men. As this is a problem of its own but there is the other problem of the people that aren’t directly in the war they are in the middle of everything. In the last thirty years there have been multiple wars in the last thirty years. In all of these wars millions of people have been affected by the effect of war. From the soldiers themselves, to the citizens that are right next to the action of war....   [tags: soilders, citizens, government]

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The Gulf War ( 1990-1991 )

- The Gulf War (1990-1991) differed heavily from Operation Iraqi Freedom (also known as the Iraq War) of 2003; National Security Counsel member turned Journalist Richard N. Haass details it as, “a war of necessity [,]” and continues to describe how, “vital U.S. interests were at stake, and after multilateral sanctions and intensive diplomacy came up short, only military options remained.” Despite Haas’ descriptions, the implications of the Gulf War, sometimes referred to as the Persian Gulf War, on a global scale were much smaller than anticipated; at the time, President Bush had hoped it would usher the world into a new age of cooperation....   [tags: Iraq, Gulf War, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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Muslim Women During The Middle East

- Muslim women in the Middle East have not had the best experience for many decades with equality to men, beginning in the 20th century. While women in the United Arab Emirates have more political freedom, Saudi Arabia has the most social limitations in the Middle East; Kuwait is right in the middle and gaining some more political freedoms. In the United Arab Emirates, Muslim women have the most freedom out of all the other countries in the Middle East. According to the United Arab Emirates Embassy, “The Constitution of the UAE guarantees equal rights for men and women” (Doc....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Middle East]

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Operation Iraqi Freedom

- Operation Iraqi Freedom On August 2nd, 1990 Iraqi military forces invaded and occupied the small Arab state of Kuwait. The order was given by Iraqi dictatorial president Saddam Hussein. His aim was apparently to take control Kuwait's oil reserves (despite its small size Kuwait is a huge oil producer; it has about 10 per cent of the world's oil reserves ). Iraq accused Kuwait, and also the United Arab Emirates, of breaking agreements that limit oil production in the Middle East. According to Saddam Hussein, this brought down world oil prices severely and caused financial loss of billions of dollars in Iraq's annual revenue....   [tags: Papers]

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The War Against Terrorism

- The War Against Terrorism On August 2nd 1990, Iraq invaded the small oil rich country of Kuwait on its southeastern border. Iraq claimed that Kuwait was a long time province from the 1800’s and early 1900s’, whose lands belonged under control of Iraq, a so-called province. Saddam Hussein also argued that Kuwait was pumping oil from an oil field that was on the border of the two countries and belonged to Iraq. Upon gaining control of Kuwait, Hussein was able to eliminate his previous debt to Kuwait and gain it’s substantial oil wealth, roughly 10% of the worlds oil supply....   [tags: Papers]

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Operation Desert Storm

- Many remember Operation Desert Storm as America’s first war against Saddam Hussein, the dictator of Iraq. For a lot of Americans, this was their first introduction to war itself. One major factor that sticks out about this war is the belief of chemical weaponry use against allied forces and how the Chemical Corp played a part in the defense of these believed horrendous attacks. Although this belief was not found to be true, elements from the 9th Chemical Detachment as well as personnel from the Army’s Technical Escort Unit and other various chemical units were on ground to ensure a quick response in case of any CBW attack....   [tags: american history, persian gulf]

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Wars Throughout Our History and Our World

- ... The Vietnamese were under the French rule for nearly 6 decades and then Japan invaded the portions of Vietnam in 1940, which had caused many problems within the country. Once the communist Vietnamese revolutionary leader come back to Vietnam after spending 30 years traveling around the world, he decided to establish the Viet Minh in northern Vietnam to get rid of the French and Japanese; this government was called the Democratic Republic of Vietnam; it was established on September 2, 1945. The revolutionary leader Ho had tried to get the United States to support the cause to get the French out of Vietnam which included United States military intelligence about the Japanese during World W...   [tags: troops, communism, bombs]

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Is America Nosy or Needed?

- Is America Nosy or Needed. “Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood”-Jimmy Carter. United States foreign policy is felt throughout the world through our involvement in other nation’s affairs. Some say that our presence in the world causes more harm than good, while others feel like our protection is essential to their well being. We spend billions of dollars of our money on weapons, foreign aid, and maintaining standing armies throughout the world....   [tags: US involvement in foreign affairs and wars]

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Operation Desert Storm

- Operation Desert Storm Operation: Desert Storm began on January 15th in 1991. It began when 19 hours after the midnight deadline of January 15 had passed aircraft from the American, British, Saudi, and Kuwaiti air forces thousands of tons of bombs on military targets throughout Iraq. Saddam Hussein had not heeded the coalition’s threats and would pay dearly.(Pike) In the years prior to 1990, Iraq and Iran had fought in an 8-year war that had put an extreme financial strain on Iraq. The war began on September 22, 1980, when Iraqi troops launched a full-scale invasion of Iran....   [tags: Papers]

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The War

- The Persian Gulf War all started because of one country’s greed for oil. Iraq accused Kuwait of pumping oil and not sharing the benefits, and Kuwait was pumping more oil than allowed under quotas set by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, it decreased the price of oil, Iraq's main export. Iraq's complaints against Kuwait grew more and more harsh, but they were mostly about money. When Iraqi forces began to assemble near the Kuwaiti border in the summer of 1990, several Arab states tried to intervene the dispute....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Reasons Behind Reporting And Recording Injuries

- The main reason behind reporting and recording injuries is for health and safety authorities to identify how and where risks arise, and investigate serious accidents. With the availability of this information, authorities will be able to provide guidance on reducing injuries. It is the responsibility of employers to report accidents and Injuries providing the date of the report, the method of the report, the time and place of the report, details of persons involved, and a description of the nature of the accident....   [tags: Occupational safety and health, Safety, Accident]

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Gulf War

- St. Augustine's Just War Theory and the Persion Gulf War On August 2nd, 1990 the first Iraqi tanks crossed into Kuwait, as part of an invasion that marked the start of a six-month conflict between the United States and Iraq. These tanks were ordered to invade Kuwait by Saddam Hussein, the ruthless dictator of Iraq. The Iraqi troops looted Kuwaiti businesses and brutalized Kuwaiti civilians. Saudi Arabia began to fear that they may be invaded as well, and on August 7th they formally asked President Bush for US assistance....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Geography and History in the Iraq War

- Geography Shapes the Course of Iraq War The course of the Iraq War has been shaped immensely by the geography of the region for nearly 40 years. The movement of Iraq forces throughout the region, for better or worse, has had many effects on the way in which the way has gone. For instance, these forces often threatened certain resources needed by many countries and regions. The result of this was often war or conflict, concluding in a devastating amount of casualties. This also left Iraq with debt as well as very low resources such as food and water....   [tags: Geography]

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Elderly Care: Family and Government Should Work Together

- ... The man said, ‘Then who?’ The Prophet said: Then your mother. The man further asked, ‘Then who?’ The Prophet said: Then your mother. The man asked again, ‘Then who?’ The Prophet said: Then your father” [Hadith from Bukhari and Muslim]. These go to show the high important place on the elderly and the responsibility taking care of the elderly been place on the children. The children are responsible for providing all the basic needs of their aged parents and should not ignore them once they are independent....   [tags: culture can influence family commitment]

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Desert Storm and the Logistical Instrument

- Desert Storm and the Logistical Instrument INTRODUCTION On the second of August 1990, Saddam Hussein launched a surprise attack on the small country of Kuwait. With more than 130,000 troops, Saddam quickly took Kuwait and pushed forward to the borders of Saudi Arabia. The United States, with virtually no military presence, launched the largest, strategic logistical movement the world had ever seen. This Case Study will focus on the tactical planning for the movement of U.S. forces and equipment that led to a swift victory over Saddam Hussein and his forces....   [tags: attack, execution, history, lessons]

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My Grandmother - Original Writing

- In our lives, we all have that one person that we do not know much about and they are involved in our life and influencing it. That person who is a role model and always wanted to know more about them and what kind of stories behind them that made them that strong, or have the personality that they have now. Many time we start asking people about their lives and how they lived it, sometime asking what they been through in their life. How was there childhood like, in what environment they lived in....   [tags: Family, United States, Aunt, Uncle]

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The Modern History Of Iraq

- Historical Background The modern history of Iraq begins with its cession from the Ottoman Empire at the end of the first World War. Following the defeat of the Ottoman Empire, the territory that would later become Iraq fell under British hands as a League of Nations Mandate. The Mandatory Iraq was built upon a weak foundation. Conflicting promises between the British and the French and the Arab resistance to the Ottomans led to early domestic strife. The Hussein-McMahon Correspondence between the British and Arab resistance, which garnered Arab support in the region against the Ottomans, was largely ignored in favor of the Sykes-Picot Agreement....   [tags: Iraq, Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq, Gulf War]

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Autobiography about Languages I have Learned

- ... Unfortunately, he didn't pay attention to me because he was busy to print some worksheets to his student. After that I went to my mother and I asked her to help me. My mother was glad to help and she told me it is good for me to learn how to write earlier. The first thing that my mother taught me was my name. She started doting my name then I hold my pen and start to joining them. My mother kept repeat this method for several time until my hand get used to write. I couldn't forget that day when I wrote my name without dots....   [tags: arabic, english, communicate]

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Looking Beyond a Broken Glass

- Hope is something admirable to hold in times of adversity and struggle. But when neglect is placed to a certain race, group, ethnicity , or even gender. Many may start to lose faith and fall victims to a false illusions ; comprising with problems that affect themselves and the community. For example, an individual is unable to in vision their true beauty beyond a shattered mirror. In contrast, citizens that have been oppressed by outdated governmental constitutional law and rules begin to lose confidence and don't see positive prospects beyond the present....   [tags: Sociology ]

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War with Iraq

- The war with Iraq began about fifteen years ago. Still to this day people are torn between going to war and trying to keep peace with Iraq. Back when the United States first had a problem with Iraq was when they invaded Kuwait in 1990, and refused to leave. Their were three main causes that made Iraq invade Kuwait. The Iraqi leaders have always considered Kuwait to be part of Iraq because of the way it used to be a long time ago. Second, the country of Kuwait is full of oil. I am sure that was the main reason why Saddam invaded Kuwait....   [tags: essays research papers]

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