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    TARGETED KILLING: A JUSTIFIED ACT

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    Extrajudicial killings, or targeted killings as it is sometimes called, is the “deliberate, specific targeting and killing, by a government or its agents, of a supposed terrorist or of a supposed ‘unlawful combatant’ (i.e., one taking a direct part in hostilities in the context of an armed conflict) who is not in that government's custody” (“Targeted Killing”, Wikipedia). For years, targeted killings have been an integral part of modern warfare and in recent times has also integrated itself into

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    The Issues Facing Mozambique

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    Mozambique is a small country in eastern Africa. However, its size has nothing to do with the large amount of problems that have been occurring in the country since the 1980’s. These problems range from a relatively long civil war, killing almost a third of Mozambique’s population, all the way too Mozambique being the poorest country in the world according to the World Bank. Set aside those issues and you are still left with the violations on human rights that are even occurring right now. One of

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    create plot twists and use foreshadowing. However, without a setting, characters, plot and theme, even the best construction of a story will be meaningless. In the stories “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner, “Child of God” by Geoff Wyss and “Killings” by Andre Dubus the content holds more importance than the construction, because without content there is a lack of substance and value. Stories are works of art and are created to express a theme or idea. A good piece of art appeals to the audience

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    Birdsong

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    From Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks Jack Firebrace. An honest Tommy. The Novel Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks is a story of various parts of one mans life, Stephen Wraysford. The first par of the book is a love story, when Stephen Wraysford is living and working in Northern France. The main text of the book is when Stephen Wraysford returns to Northern France again, this time as an officer in the British Army, during the First World War. This is the section in which Jack Firebrace features. The final

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    is any destruction, really. We as mere mortals do not have the right to judge what is moral or not, however. That jurisdiction is left to the powers that be. But, we can still make haphazard guesses as to what strikes us as moral and immoral. Killing other humans is not something we were given the authority to do. The means yes, the will, yes; but not the authority. We have no right to decide who lives or dies. Think of it this way, how would you like it if someone decided you should die for something

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    Junot Diaz

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    Father and Son Relationships In the Junot Diaz short story “Fiesta, 1980,” the relationship of the main character Yunior and his father is examined from the son’s point of view. A variety of conflicts and events that are common between a son and his father are discussed, memories and events are revealed in a way that show the son is eager and anxious to have a relationship with his father. Although conflicts are presented that involve both characters, it is mainly Yunior who happens to be experiencing

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    Now, both the Captain and Grendel have those who continue to shape their own worlds which they affiliate with, for Grendel the first is the Shaper, a muse, on who tells songs of glory. He is also a liar. In Grendel's eyes this man shapes people's perspectives through lies and deception, however even Grendel cannot help but fall victim to the stories become entranced with his tales. Grendel is once again torn. Grendel has been enlightened, the beauty of the Shapers tales sweeping him up, and laying

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    The Art of Murder

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    possible suspects. He put a large house where he lived in a jungle, where it would be hard for even the most experienced to find by chance. He also "played" with his "game" to think that they would do something that would give them self away so that the killings could be done more sneakily. Mr. Baumer was also very sneaky in committing his act of murder. He wanted Slade dead because he maimed Baumer's hand. He wanted to make it look like an accident. So, he poisoned the liquor which he all but knew that

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    Brutality in Algeria

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    massacre after massacre and there was nothing anyone could do. These men were way to into what they were doing. They were so pent on getting their way. We should care about Algeria because there is sexism, the government is not helping and, unlawful killing is going on. The women in Algeria are being treated different just because they are women. “On May 26, 1993, one of Algeria’s greatest writers, TaharDjaout, was gunned down leaving his apartment in Bainem, a Western suburb of the capital Algiers where

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    Analysis of Killings by Andre Dubus

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    The major theme of Andre Dubus’ Killing,s is how far someone would go for the person they love. It is important to note the title of the story is killings and not killers, for the reasoning that the story does not just focus on two deaths or two murderers but rather the death of marriage, friendship, youth, and overall, trust. Richard Strout was married to Mary Ann, who was most likely fed up with his hot temperedness that always seemed to get him into fist fights. She separated from her husband

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