Mujahideen Essays

  • The Persimmon Tree

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    In Under The Persimmon Tree, the Taliban are shown to be a group of cruel and terrible people. In the real world however, living under this extremist group is much worse. The author connected Nusrat and Najmah to the Taliban show how they can affect people 's everyday lives. They have murdered hundreds, and ruined the lives of countless others. The Taliban issue many harsh rules and regulations. Affect everyday families by tearing men and boys away from their families. Like many other terrorist

  • Analysis Of Malala Yousafzai

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    Malala; The Worlds Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai is a Nobel Prize winning teenager from Pakistan. She has, since she was a little girl, been fighting for young girls’ right to get an education in Pakistan, where there is a Taliban regime. The adjectives and adverbs used in the text make us sympathize with the young girl. When describing the Taliban’s actions the author use adjectives as “Cowardly”, “Brutal” and “Tyranny”, all of which are strong, harsh words that seems to

  • Society Essay: The Hunger Games And Women In Society

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    The Hunger Games and women in society: Suzanne Collins author of “The Hunger Games” designed Katniss Everdeen as the idealistic image of women in society. Her strength, skills, and self-control make her a figure of a woman perfect to match how our society wants women to be like and Suzanne wants that to stand out and make us think about it. Suzanne Collins wants to express how she thinks female should be like in everyday life and express that Katniss is much more than just a character, she is a message

  • Modern Day Afghan Women

    1360 Words  | 6 Pages

    The women of Afghanistan are modernly known for the restrictions and rules that they live by in today’s day and age. However, this wasn’t always how they use to live. Ages before the Taliban and the Soviet Occupation, Afghan women lived normal and free lives compared to today. People often do not believe this due to lack of knowledge of the women from this country and of this culture, myself included. After reading and analyzing literature including A Woman Among Warlords, A Bed of Red Flowers and

  • Ap English Narrative Essay (Year 3050)

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    protection pills and grabbed my pill bag. I heard the sound of choppers. The woosh woosh woosh woosh of the chopper blades. The piercing sound of the powerful engine working. Then there was an explosion. The whole cavern shook and crumbled. It was a mujahideen chopper. This was the beginning of the communist

  • Child Soldiers: The Taliban

    417 Words  | 2 Pages

    The Taliban has been accused of child recruitment and training. It is said that they have been recruiting children for a long time, and their numbers have risen since mid-2015. Their current use of child soldiers is under violation of the international prohibition on the use of child soldiers. Afghanistan is a Middle Eastern country that is approximately the size of Texas. The country mostly consists of mountains and valleys, and the southwest mostly consisting of desert land. A government was formed

  • Osama Bin Laden Myths

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    Very few individuals in the world have had the same impact as Osama Bin Laden. This man has changed the face of global security and immigration policies. And just like any popular person, he too, has many myths and misconceptions surrounding him. As dramatic as Osama Bin Laden’s death was, his life has been equally mysterious. Many people say he was already dying due to a kidney disease, while many say that he was a raunchy teenager in Beirut before he became a fanatic. Some even claim that he was

  • An Analysis Of Ronald Reagan's Operation Cyclone

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    into a real war. Ronald Reagan and the Central Intelligence Agency proposed a program called Operation Cyclone. Ever since the USSR invaded Afghanistan with aims of installing pro-Soviet government, there were many insurgent groups, such as the Mujahideen, fighting Soviet troops.

  • Thirteen Days: Charlie Wilson's War

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    There were many aspects about the film, Charlie Wilson’s War, that struck me besides the drug and alcohol abuse, or the sexual content that was pervasive in the Congressman’s life. However, despite his vices, Charlie Wilson played an instrumental role in convincing both the CIA and Congress to support the Mujahideen’s efforts against the Soviet invasion. Personally, what caught me the most by this film, as the way in which the public influenced foreign policy, particularly the role of Joanne Herring

  • Essay On War Crime In Afghanistan

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    The Taliben is an Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001. It was formed in the early 1990s, by an Afghan faction of mujahideen, with the help of the U.S. CIA (Central Intelligence Agency), and the Pakistani ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence directorate). The Talibs entered Kandahar in November 1994, to calm the disorderly city. In 1996, they seized the capital city from

  • Cold War Ideologies

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    A rebel group called the mujahideen fought against the soviets to overthrow communism. The mujahideen was more powerful because the United States had armed them to secure their oil supply from soviet invasion. Another rebel group, the Taliban, quickly became popular and implemented Islamic rule. The Taliban rule

  • War Crimes In Afghanistan

    1459 Words  | 6 Pages

    War Crimes in Afghanistan Afghanistan has been a country filled with violence for over 30 years. Today, most of the media covers only the progress in rebuilding the country. There have been some improvements in Afghanistan, however, the war crimes, and the human rights abuses haven’t received as much attention. The Soviet Union, the United states, the Taliban and Pakistani ISI have been the culprits of the war crimes in Afghanistan. . During the Soviet war, over a million afghans were killed

  • Niia Love Case Study

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    1.ISIS 2. NIA 2.LOVE The saga from a indent lover to a IS terrorist You never know what love can endure rather what one can do in pursuit of love ; it can make one do poppy cultivation to plastic surgery in pursuit of love.....This is the story of Ashiq Ahmed, a 19 year old student of mechanical engineering arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on charges of his alleged link up with IS outfit. Ashiq Ahmed claimed that he wanted to travel to Afghanistan to cultivate poppy so that

  • Lone Wolf Role Model

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    Successful international counter-terrorism efforts against terrorist organization like al-Qaeda have inflicted heavy casualties and decimated much of their senior leadership over the last decade (Sageman, 2008, p. 131). These efforts have forced many terrorist organizations to adopt a highly decentralized cellular model in order to survive. Starting in the mid 2000’s, al-Qaeda began to adopt this new concept of unorganized terrorist cells and leaderless jihad (also known as the lone wolf concept)

  • Was Reagan Responsible For The Cold War

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    Despite his vehement opposition to detente, President Reagan 's role in ending this phase of the Cold War was virtually non-existent. However, Reagan did play a larger role in the worsening of relations between the superpowers in the aftermath of detente 's failure. As a result, it can be argued that while he cannot be held responsible for ending detente; Reagan to some extent can be held responsible for starting the Second Cold War. First of all, it should be noted that the underlying cause of

  • Malcolm Gladwell's Small Changes: Why The Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted

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    Malcolm Gladwell 's article, "Small changes :Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted," article targets freedom of expression, freedom of the press and freedom of assembly. All these approaches include citizens can express themselves freely online. His article highlights the power of social networks and how it relates to social activism. His main argument is that the media has the accumulation of Facebook and Twitter as tools for political change. Gladwell argue that online social networks are "weak-tie"

  • Causes Of The Berlin Blockade

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    Berlin Blockade - 1948 Berlin, Usa, Germany were involved. Britain , France, and America united together to form West Germany. And they introduced a new currency. Stalin cut of all rail and road links to berlin. The west then supplied Berlin by air. 275 000 planes transported 1.5 million tons of goods to Berlin's airport. In May 12 1949 Stalin abandoned the blockade. Short term this resulted in the Cold war breaking out and the arms race. Long term this resulted in the iron curtain coming down

  • Osama Bin Laden Influence

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    “All of a sudden there were people screaming. I saw people jumping out of the building. Their arms were flailing. I stopped taking pictures and started crying.”- Michael Walters (Babington, 2001) Michael Walters, a freelance photojournalist in Manhattan and a witness to the collapsing of the Twin Towers, will forever have these images engraved in his memory. (Babington, 2001) September 11, 2001 has had a horrid effect on so many individuals, and their families, not only in the United States of

  • Write An Essay On The Relationship Between Rashe And Aziza

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    are brutally beaten by him shaking the ground beneath them, after seeing wolf inside their husband. At the same time, Afghanistan had become no less than hell for women. Their rights were severly reserved, limited after the takeover of the mujahideen.. years pass and

  • Definition Of Terrorism Essay

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    It is a horrible and continuous phenomenon that it plagues mankind regularly. In this article we list our top 5 choices of provocative facts about terrorism. Discussions on terrorism happen in the newspapers, classrooms, dining tables and knowledge about history, meaning and philosophy may be important in forming your opinion. Number 5: "There is no exact definition of terrorism." What kind of terrorist are you? Who said we are terrorists? The word "terrorism" is much more likely to be used politically