Essays Tagged: "islamic world"

The threat of islamic terrorism after Sept 11

Islamic terrorismThe Threat of Islamic TerrorismWith the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1 ... t targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents, usually intended to influence and audience." Islamic terrorism is a serious problem for the United States because of the threat to national secur ... he foundations of democratic societies throughout the world (1997 Global Terrorism: NP).Most of the Islamic world views the West, especially the United States, as the foremost corrupting influence on ...

(10 pages) 980 3 3.8 Feb/2002

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

Anwar Sadat, The assassination of the Egyptian President

a man named Hasan Sabbah founded a secret order of Muslims in Persia in about 1090. There, from the Islamic world, the adoption of assassination as a political weapon was derived. Hasan gained control ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Koran, the most influential piece of Arabic writing

and most influential piece of Arabic writing ever. Ontop of that it was written by only one person. Islamic people follow it and obey itsmany wise words. Of all these words the ones that have the most ... wise words. Of all these words the ones that have the most effect and influenceon the people of the Islamic world are the five pillars of Islam. It contains the fiveduties that each Muslim follows to ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.3 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Has Political Islam failed in Algeria?

Algeria?The question whether Political Islam has failed or not due to the internal structure of the Islamic political movement, in either Algeria or any other country in the Islamic World, is an impor ... ny other country in the Islamic World, is an important question for the analysis of the politicized Islamic phenomena. Olivier Roy sees the movement as a failure, not only in Algeria but also in the w ...

(14 pages) 115 2 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Against the war on Iraq.

by force should be avoided," said the assembled scholars and holy men. "America is an enemy of the Islamic world and should be annihilated."said Baghdad's resident-in-chief Imam (head of the Mosque), ... ming Israel and Palestine. This proposed war would stir further anti-American hatred, especially in Islamic nations. It would strengthen the forces of political extremism and lead to new suicide bombi ...

(5 pages) 264 0 4.3 Jun/2003

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

The Islamic World on a global level.

pects of both religions, as Christianity was based off of Judaism, and next, with Muhammad came the Islamic religion. Islam recognizes people of both other religions as those "of the book." Muslims, t ... s, the followers of Islam, make up most of the Middle East. Another name for the Middle East is the Islamic World, because of the prevalence of Islam there. It is a complex region of sorts, which incl ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Islam and Architecture.

Islam and ArchitectureFrom the early days of Islamic religion, the Islamic architecture has been developed in many different territories with var ... es with various styles and cultures. Disregarding their different civilizations or backgrounds, the Islamic faith united them under one religion, allowing them to build unique religious architectures ... rnamentation and geometrical patterns as well as being a pious place for the prayers. Revealing the Islamic faith through the gorgeous decoration including calligraphic ornamentation and arabesque pat ...

(7 pages) 215 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

New Historicism and Cultural Studies

ect as an outside, constantly critical of everything, critical of Palestinian authority; accused by Islamic world of being too Westernized, and by Westerns he was accused of sympathizing with the Isla ...

(2 pages) 71 2 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Radical Islam: The New Nationalism.

tellite telephones, this otherwise insignificant detail has lead to something of a firestorm in the Islamic world. In Pakistan and Afghanistan, rioters have taken to the streets in unruly demonstratio ... end that has been underway in that area since 1979 in various forms. It is the surrogation of rabid Islamic faith and anti-Westernism for the traditional notion of nationalism.While attempts in the pa ...

(19 pages) 199 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Islamic Ideology vs. Pragmatism In Saudi Arabian Foreign Policy

Saudi Arabia, one of the most influential states in the Islamic world nowadays, is the motherland of Islamic religion. Two main sacred cities of Islam - Mec ... onomic power and the status of the chief and senior country of Islam are already enough to mark the Islamic component out as one of the leading ones in the foreign policy of the Kingdom.However, numer ... ization of foreign policy.The goals of this research are to reveal the degree of correlation of the Islamic and pragmatic components in Saudi Arabia's foreign policy and at the same time to reveal the ...

(10 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Islamic Modernism

on, Islam has given rise to a multitude of ideas, forces, and conditions over its long history. The Islamic tradition, with the Qur'an and the Hadith (collections of the sayings and practices of the P ... e modern age with a new, rational, and dynamic outlook and ideology. When its influence came to the Islamic world, its world view strongly affected those of Muslim thinkers.Modernism believed that the ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Description- Appearance/ Dress- Speech

and it was hard to believe that such a young person really had much knowledge of the Muslim or the Islamic world. Beforehand, I had heard that the speaker was a fine Muslim scholar. The guest speaker ... om. However, once he started his speech, he spoke very animatedly about the Muslim religion and the Islamic world. He was a very talented speaker. He changed his tone along with the various topics he ...

(1 pages) 403 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


(e.g. terrorists) which diminishes a person's dignity.All this is a result of the bad publicity the Islamic world has been receiving over the past few years. The fact that the media, especially journa ... rring to Hashim Amla. One must admire Hashim for the way he handled the situation. He portrayed the Islamic quality of forgiveness and of being good to the person who is bad to you. This response to a ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)

greatest man to ever walk to face of the earth. His actions and his contributions to not only the Islamic world but also to the entire world have left a legacy which will never be forgotten. To man ... of of the house of Allah at Mecca, the Ka'ba, the most historic and the holiest ‘mosque’ in the Islamic world, when some proud Arabs painfully cried loud, “Oh, this black Negro Slave, woe be to ...

(15 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Role of History The horrendous September 11th suicide attacks

ica, where the general level of historical knowledge is astonishingly low (Bernard, Para.3), in the Islamic world, history is presented and fed to Muslims ever since they were children. Apparently the ... and change on their beliefs that they value immensely. There are three significant reasons why the Islamic world is so furious towards the West; especially America: The numerous defeats and the suffe ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Similarities Between Religions

ther region of the world (Osher, 1996). For Muslims, this area is Mecca. Mecca is the center of the Islamic world and the birthplace of both the Prophet Mohammad and the religion he founded (Sacred Si ... the Jewish faith practice worship in a synagogue while Christians worship in church. People of the Islamic religion practice worship in the mosque. Each also has a day of rest when the sacred place o ...

(2 pages) 71 2 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Whose paradigm is more consistent about civilization? HUNTINGTON's or SKIDMORE'S,

d in terms of common history and language according to Skidmore . Also, he gives the example of the Islamic world to explode Huntington's notion. Moreover, Skidmore claims that cultures are indistinct ... ne and one of the reasons is Christianity is losing its dominance, due to the growing population in Islamic World. Also, Islam and other civilisations will become more assertive. To illustrate, he giv ...

(4 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ornament of the World Book Report

on the world?(See Below)What was 'the ornament of the world'?The expression is a reflection of the Islamic culture of medieval Spain, which was in many ways the great culture of medieval Europe. From ... culture of medieval Europe. From about the mid-eight century until about the year 1000 this was an Islamic polity, centered in Cordoba, which at its height, in the mid-tenth century, declared itself ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Qur'an and Hadith

�PAGE �1� Qur'an And Hadith Qur'an and HadithSeen, from the perspective of the Islamic philosophical tradition it becomes lavishly clear that Islamic philosophy and Islamic day to ... mic philosophy and Islamic day to day way of life, is profoundly embedded in the Qur'an and Hadith. Islamic philosophy is Islamic not only by the desirable quality of the fact that it was cultured in ...

(4 pages) 53 1 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam