Essays Tagged: "Arab world"

Beyond the Storm, Book Review. Take 2. Sorry, this is the text of the paper that was missing before. My apologies. -AoE Note: Footnotes missing, Orig is an attachment.

Beyond the Storm, but Not Beyond the Typical Arab HatredUntil the recent tragedy of September 11, and the full assault of the American military u ... eans as controversial as Vietnam was in the United States, but around the world, especially for the Arab World, it opened a can of worms and brought deep scars and emotions to the surface. In order to ... ftermath. Beyond is basically an attempt to show the 'other side' of the conflict, the views of the Arab Nations and the people of the Middle East; however, through thinly veiled contempt for America ...

(7 pages) 181 1 4.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Describe Nasser's role in the creation of the PLO. How did he become a supporter of the Palestinian cause? Why did he arm and train the Palestinian Liberation Army (PLA)?

military equipment. His defiant stance against the west and imperialism soon made him a hero in the Arab world. In 1956, he daringly nationalized the Suez canal, an act which enraged Britain. Israel t ... accept a UN sponsored cease-fire.From then on, he was viewed as a great leader and spokesman of the Arab region. He promoted secular Pan-Arabism as a political alternative throughout the Middle East. ...

(3 pages) 71 0 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Situation in iraq

omacy and thereturn of U.N. weapons inspectors, arguing that an attack on Iraq woulddestabilize the Arab world. To support their cases, both sides deploy cherishedassumptions about everything from Sad ... erishedassumptions about everything from Saddam Hussein's sanity to the explosivevolatility of the "Arab Street." But a skeptical look at the sound bites suggests thatthe greatest risk of attacking Ir ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Six-Day War.

of this investigation is to discover the length to which Israel initiated the 1967 war against the Arab states and to what extent the Arab states were threatening Israel with military action. Importa ... .In order to carry out this investigation, the plan is to explore and include sections on:1.Israeli-Arab diplomatic relations in the years previous to 19672.Arab rhetoric and nationalist sentiment3.Ar ...

(8 pages) 72 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

George W. Bush and the U.S. official position on Israel vs. Palestine

blem to the newly born United Nations. The UN agreed to partition Palestine into a Jewish state, an Arab state, and a neutral UN zone containing Jerusalem, a city sacred to three religions. The Jews w ... neutral UN zone containing Jerusalem, a city sacred to three religions. The Jews were thrilled, the Arabs adamantly opposed.In late 1947 the UN ratified the plan, and proclaimed the State of Israel on ...

(4 pages) 134 2 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Will there ever be peace between israel and palestine? (a position paper with a biography)

Is Peace Possible Between Israel and Palestine?"The Arab world is not in a compromising mood... Nations never concede; they fight. You won't get anythin ... but only by the force of your arms...But it's too late to talk of peaceful solutions" (Bard 1). The Arab League Secretary Azzam Pasha said this statement on September 16, 1947, eight months before the ... this statement on September 16, 1947, eight months before the state of Israel was established. The Arabs held this mentality in a time when Israel was not yet a fact. This trait was hereditary in the ...

(14 pages) 354 5 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Al Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden, and the Taliban.

Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden is both one of the worlds most wanted men and a hero in the Arab world. He is linked to terrorist bombings of American Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the atta ... ed into the Twin Towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.Bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia to a wealthy family. The family owns one of the biggest construction businesses in Saudi Arab ...

(2 pages) 151 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Doing Business in Lebanon

part of the Middle East, but there is quite a difference between Lebanon on one side and the whole Arab world on the other hand, since Lebanon is known for its diversification and openness to the wor ... market, some more lucrative cash crops, particularly fruits, are produced for export to neighboring Arab states.IndustryThe manufacturing sector is composed almost entirely of small-scale, family-owne ...

(9 pages) 74 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Assess the extent and impact of Muhammad's influence on the society at the time, and his role as the founder of the Islamic Faith.

hammad; now credited as the creator and founder of Islam was born in 570BC in the powerful and holy Arab city of Mecca, and died in 632BC. During his lifetime, Muhammad would be contacted by God throu ... ould be contacted by God through the Angel Gabriel and employed by God to spread his message to the Arab world, this would start a Journey for Muhammad which would result in the change of Arab society ...

(5 pages) 48 1 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Perspective Taking

Osama Bin Laden is both one of the worlds most wanted men and a hero in the Arab world. He is linked to terrorist bombings of American Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the atta ... rism would say that Bin Laden acted because of the way he was bought up. Bin Laden grew up in Saudi Arabia where religious tension was always at its peak. In the Middle East, religious groups fight fo ... f the high tension of the relationship with the US and the Middle Eastern world, many people in the Arab world have a negative perception, or thought process, of the US. This could have led Bin Laden ...

(3 pages) 68 2 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Arab Women Freedom and The Dress Code : case study of women in Lebanon, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia

ny pressure, the others in other cultures don't have the same chance.When taking the example of the Arab world, we see that women are still fighting for a minimum of rights. Due to the mentalities, me ... ts that they are supposed to have without any problem. Actually, due to the major problems that the Arab world countries have and due to their underdevelopment and the illiteracy, women don't find the ...

(11 pages) 87 0 4.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Terrorism Crash Course- When and Why these events happened.

ts Worst-Main Causes of Terrorism in the U.S.-The belief that the United States has "colonized" the Arab world to protect U.S. access to oil.-The presence of American troops in Saudi Arabia during the ...

(1 pages) 50 2 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Arab Muslims misconceptions of music

r have misconceptions about it and that can be quite upsetting. The overall public's opinion in the Arab world about music is that it is haram (prohibited).This disturbing phenomenon is very popular e ... thes and modern music, that is sweeping the people. They think that listening to pop music (whether Arab or western) has a destructive effect on people which will lead to committing sins. So, these ex ...

(1 pages) 552 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

What is Islam?

he southern Philippines to Nigeria--are united by their common Islamic faith. About 18% live in the Arab world; the world's largest Muslim community is in Indonesia; substantial parts of Asia and most ... outh America, and Europe.Question 3 "What do Muslims believe?"Muslims believe in One, Unique, Incomparable God; in the Angels created by Him; in the prophets through whom His revelations were brought ...

(15 pages) 163 3 4.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Saudi Arabia: It's Islamic Political System.

aracterized by the rise of ultraconservative, politically activist Islamic movements in much of the Arab world. These Islamist movements sought the government institutionalization of Islamic laws and ... ts sought the government institutionalization of Islamic laws and social principles. Although Saudi Arabia already claimed to be an Islamic government whose constitution is the Quran, the kingdom has ...

(7 pages) 74 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Saladin the Unifier of Islam

ies and loyalty to his allies. His reputation for being a merciful leader made him respected by the Arab world and Europe alike. He is credited for the recapture of Jerusalem from the crusaders who ha ... orked for Zangi's successor, and where Saladin completed his education. Saladin was given the usual Arab education for a boy his age. He was taught Arabic grammar, Arab history, mathematics, and scien ...

(10 pages) 59 0 1.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Causes Of The Terror

ican soil. In the past, this same organization, Al-Quaeda, led by Osama bin Laden, a wealthy Saudi- Arabian, and now the main suspect in this tragedy, have rationalized their murderous acts against Am ... ed their murderous acts against Americans in retaliation for this interference and dominance in the Arab world.The actions the American nation have taken in the Middle East so strongly triggered the a ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Homosexuality in the Middle East- Research Paper

alternative lifestyles, there was a time when gays were looked down in those nations as they are in Arab countries today. Michael Hattersley of The Gay & Lesbian Review writes, "gay people are giv ... es readers an overview of homosexuality in the region, noting that the topic "is a taboo subject in Arab countries."While its existence is recognized among citizens of these countries, it is legally p ...

(19 pages) 110 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Islam 2

of Morocco to the mountains of Afghanistan. Sometimes this part of the world is referred to as the Arab world. This realm is one the richest in the world of historical and cultural point of view. It ... f three of four religions; Christianity, Islam and Judaism. The Islam is the major religion in the "Arab World", but along with it Christianity and Judaism take an important place. It is also a region ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The events that took place on Tuesday September 11, 2001

uking would cause them to think even less of the big bad United States. This would also enflame the Arab world and cause them to consider this whole ordeal as a holy crusade. The number of our enemies ...

(5 pages) 795 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays