Middle East Essays

  • Will There Be Peace in the Middle East

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    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. Other

  • The Importance Of The Middle East

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    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

  • Middle East Conflict

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    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

  • Curiosity In The Middle East

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    curiosity of the Middle Eastern youth are placing millions in an intellectual debt. Little access to education is a key factor as to why millions of Middle Eastern children are out of school. Conflict in the Middle East is driving more than thirteen million children out of school, robbing them of their futures. As the amount of

  • Democracy in the Middle East

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    Over the last century, the Middle East has been the location of ethnic rivalry, political and economic instability, religious conflict, territorial dispute and war. Much of this tension in the Middle East comes from the various interpretations of Islam and how the religion should be applied to politics and society. Over the last ten years, the United States and their allies have pushed to promote democracy in the Middle East. However, they too have many obstacles they must overcome. They face problems

  • Nationalism in the Middle East

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    can be applied to the development of Middle Eastern nationalism. According to Montserrat Guinernau, there are essential factors that entail national identity and ultimately lead to collective nationalism.... ... middle of paper ... ...in the region. Montserrat Guinernau analysis of the European nationalism fails to fit the Middle East case, thus deem a special case that needs further evaluation because initially the issue of Arab nationalism in the Middle East was mainly individual driven particularly

  • Conflicts in the Middle East

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    Discussion Conflicts have been arising between the Middle East and the West for centauries, and as eras change, the reasons for those conflicts change along according to surrounding world events. Historically, the decline of the Ottoman Empire in the nineteenth centaury paved a path for European colonialism, which was ignited by the desire for extra territories and a gate to Asia. Consequently, World War I started, and the conflicts were then mainly about religion. However after the war, when all

  • Peace in the Middle East

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    Peace in the Middle East There will never be peace in the Middle East. The idea of peace in a certain region is a silly notion. What region has truly ever known peace? Allow me to rephrase my thesis: There will never be peace in the Middle East as long as western powers intervene into Arab affairs. It is common knowledge that throughout history western powers have colonized, occupied, and exploited indigenous people in the name of national interest, national security, and manifest destiny. The

  • Tribes In The Middle East

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    Middle Eastern Tribes Tribes in the middle east have existed for centuries. Effective communication and culture propelled tribes into what they are today. They are an essential part of the Middle East’s history, and will be for time to many years to come. To fully grasp the importance of tribes in the Middle East, it is important to mention the purpose of tribes, and how understanding of the tribal system will help Western societies interact with the Middle East. There are also equivalent tribal

  • Women of the Middle East

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    The Women of the Middle East have played substantial roles for their corresponding countries since the advent of colonialism in the region. Middle Eastern women have worked in all types of fields including medicine, education, agriculture, government, private sector, and even defense. They have kept roofs over their family’s heads while their husbands were away in wars, or even in foreign countries to work in jobs that they could not find in their own countries. The roles of women in the countries

  • Peace in the Middle East

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    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

  • The Importance Of Water In The Middle East

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    per year and a fresh water supply that cannot provide for more than 9.5 billion people, water availability is becoming problematic. Regions of conflict like the Middle East will be among the first to experience the delayed impact of the water deficiency. Dinyar Godrej a writer for the Internationalist said while referring to the Middle East: “there has been a water problem here as far back as I can remember.”1 While some perceive that our water supply is prospering, the science surrounding this problem

  • Islam's Impact On The Middle East

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    magnificent things that Islam has made the Middle East to be. Out of all of the religions that exist and have been created in the Middle East (such as Judaism, Christianity and Islam) Islam has been the most impactful in this region. After learning about and analyzing the effects of Islam, it is recognized that Islam has impacted the Middle East through its Quranic literature, mosques and Islamic law. To begin, one of the major ways that Islam has impacted the Middle East is through the Quran’s classical

  • Racism In The Middle East Essay

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    Racism Many challenges and conflicts have surfaced after the terrorist attack on the United States in September 11, 2001. Racism toward Middle Easterners was one of them. Not only were Muslim Americans being discriminated in the U.S. because their people planned the attack, creating a negative stereotype, but also back in the their home, the Middle East. Racism towards Muslims has skyrocketed since the 9/11 incident, and this has created an anti-muslim sentiment in the U.S.. Many factors have

  • Us Involvement In The Middle East

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    between the U.S and the Middle East, such as the first time the US launched a full invasion of the middle east in 1958. Though in the past the two countries have also had a good trade relationship, supplying more than half of the United States oil. In return for receiving billions of gallons of oil, the US supplies their allied countries with the foreign aid that they need to keep their countries protected against terrorism. The United States should be involved in the Middle East to stop the spread of

  • Promoting Democracy in the Middle East

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    I negate the resolution U.S efforts to promote democracy in the Middle East are desirable. The value that I hold in this round is autonomy. Autonomy is defined as the power or right of a country or region to govern itself. When practicing autonomy it serves as a model for the people whose interests are reflected in the principles of government. The criterion held in this round is individualism. The Middle East should be allowed to follow by their own government. Political individualism is purely

  • Child Abuse in The Middle East

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    Child Abuse in the Middle East is horrific. Most organizations supporting child abuse are trying to put a stop to the problem. Child abuse is spread throughout the world, but is mostly found in the Middle East. Some results of child abuse are bruises, fractures, broken bones, black eyes, ect. When a child is abused, they can become reluctant to discuss the abused caused to them out of fear. When a child grows up being abused, they think it’s ok, so when they have children of their own they abuse

  • Water Shortage in the Middle East

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    needs is a reality today for one in three people around the world.” (2009) In the Middle East the situation is especially hard. This region is thought to be one of the droughtiest places in the world, most of it’s territory is deserted. Freshwater accounts to 1 percent of the world’s supplies, while the population comes to 5 percent. (Baroudy 2005, 15) And this problem seems to become worse day after day. From the middle of the XX century demand on freshwater has increased three times. And this statistics

  • The Middle East: A Brief Overview

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    "Erased/deleted old title which did not make sense within body of essay" The Middle East is a region in Southwest Asia that includes the countries of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, U.A.E., Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Cyprus, Turkey, Iran, and Afghanistan. The aspects that make up all that is geography in the Middle East include physical geography, economic geography, religion, and human history. The Middle East is known for its physical geography, being the largest area of dry climate

  • Impact of Islam on Middle East

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    a part of their antiquity. The Middle East has grown to be one of the most globalized nations based its people, culture and its religion of Islam. The induction of Muhammad and his teachings originated reason and alertness for major changes that would make the Middle East what it is today. The advent and the spread of Islam were the leading cause for key changes such as, the emphasis of religion, the importance of education, and, women’s rights in the Middle East. Pre-Islam was a time of oblivion