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    Militancy in Yemen

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    The militant groups related to al-Qaeda have gained considerable strength in the southern region of Yemen. These militant groups are reported to be stronger than the country’s military, and this can be seen from the level of the expansion made by the militancy. During his regime, Ali Abdullah Saleh described Yemen as “an island in a sea of al-Qaeda” (Raghavan). In late February of 2012, a regime change happened in Yemen as Saleh stepped down from the presidency, and Hadi was elected the new president

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    Child soldiers

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    Can you envision a battlefield full of children, some as young as 9 years old? As crazy as it seems this is a reality in many countries around the world, some even closer than they may seem. As an article in the New York Times states, “…children are the cheapest and most expendable killers…” thus many rebel and government militaries have selected child soldiers as their weapon of choice (“An Accord on Child Soldiers”). Human rights groups say as many as 300,000 children are involved in combat all

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    videos also demonstrate ISIS military school training practices. The local village children are shown these videos on a daily basis in turn to indoctrinate them into their potential. Children as young as three are taught Islamic State, which is a militant movement that “follows a distinctive variety of Islam whose beliefs about the path to the Day of Judgment matter to its strategy, and can help the West know its enemy and predict its behavior”, this according to an article by Graeme Wood called “What

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    Militant Monks

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    The Knights Templar, a military order of monks answerable only to the Pope himself, were founded in 1118. Their primary responsibility, at least initially, was to provide protection to Christians making pilgrimages to the Holy Land. They rose in power, both religious and secular, to become one of the richest and most powerful entities in Christendom. By the time of their disbandment in 1307, this highly secretive organization controlled vast wealth, a fleet of merchant ships, and castles and estates

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    The Grave Implications of a Militant Bureaucracy The power of the bureaucracy is well established within the United States Military. The concept of bureaucracy has been practiced for years; broadly applied as a form of government in principalities such as Egypt, the Catholic Church, and the U.S. (Babson). However, in the United States, the authority of the bureaucracy was small until the Second World War. During WWII, the bureaucracy seized control of the U.S. Military in an effort towards efficiency

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    ISIS: A Militant Group

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    In the spring of 2013, a jihadist Salafist militant group with the name of The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was formed and has become one of the most notorious and dangerous terrorist organizations since the formation of Al-Qaeda and the attacks on 11 September 2001. ISIS is a terrorist organization that is sectarian and highly anti-democracy formed of seasoned militants that include a transnational membership body. The leadership is made up of well-armed and highly financed prominent

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    Militant Islam Essay

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    Global Security From where has Militant Islam [terrorism] come and where is it going? The narration of Islam is sated with accounts of divergences in the theory and practice of the religion. The first 300 years from 632 CE to around 950 CE, is the so-called determining period of Islamic thought. There is much argument today about exactly what happened during this period; since the region of Islam was at that time increasing enormously and numerous special provision were made by Muslim conquerors

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    community is always hesitant to intervene and rather than seeing Somalis as the victims, the media portrays them as the perpetrators; all of this is because of an American Army ranger was dragged in front of the world. Cynthia Mahmood’s book, on the Sikh militant teaches us an important lesson, that is, the Sikh were not always as violent as they’re portrayed to be. The book teaches us that these are religious people, who have been oppressed for over 500 years and have now reverted to violent ways due to

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    Enrich Maria Remarque: A Militant Pacifist The First World War was a horrible experience for all sides involved, no one was immune to the effects of this global conflict, and each country was changed in many ways. Erich Maria Remarque was drafted into World War I at age 18. In 1929 Remarque’s first book All Quiet on the Western Front was published. Throughout the book, the death and destruction caused by battle is clearly shown. Remarque's novel is a statement against war, focusing dramatically on

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    MLK Jr. Apostle of Militant Nonviolence Everyone that has been through the American school system within the past 20 years knows exactly who Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is, and exactly what he did to help shape the United States to what it is today. In the beginning of the book, Martin Luther King Jr. Apostle of Militant Nonviolence, by James A. Colaiaco, he states that “this book is not a biography of King, [but] a study of King’s contribution to the black freedom struggle through an analysis

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