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Success of Islam and Arabs in the Middle East

Why did Islam and the Arabs succeed in spreading throughout the Greater Middle-East/Gulf against the Byzantines and Persians? What were the military successes of the Omayyad and Abbasids Arab Empires?

Muhammad and the Creation of Islam

What are the religious roots Muhammad used to craft Islam? How did Muhammad obtain religious and political success in uniting the factional Arab tribes? How did Muhammad convert non-Arabs to Islam?

Regional geographies in the Greater Middle East/Gulf

Explain how the Greater Middle East/Gulf is shaped by its various regional geographies (Middle East vs. Gulf vs. North Africa, Fertile Crescent vs. deserts), and its geo-economic importance (oil vs. international trade routes or nomadism and agriculture vs. urbanism and industrialization).

War, Culture and Business Management

Please provide assistance answering the following question. I need to tie war and culture to major business management, and I am not too sure how to approach this. I need to consider both WWI and WWII, but I am a bit unsure of how to tie this all together. Please provide references.

American Philosophy of Manifest Destiny, annexation of Texas, Polk's agenda to annex California, greed of slave owners to extend slavery, and general mood of the country against war reveal the fact that motive behind the attack was expansionism or imperialism. The invasion also depicts the racist spirit of American society.

The following examples or events are enough to prove that the Mexican-American War(1846-48)was an effort to extend American territories, and it shows the horrific imperialistic attitude of the United States. Can you provide me a response to the points brought below? 1. The philosophy of 'Manifest Destiny' was coined by John

Hard Times

Citing specific evidence from Dickens' Hard Times, describe some of the effects of industrialization and urbanization on English society in the nineteenth century.

Egyptian Civilization

i have a project on the Egyptian theocracy that I would like to get started on. Could you help by providing me with a quick overview of Egyptian Civilization and background information for the following six questions? - How was civilization developed in Egypt? - How did egypt promote the idea of national unification? - How

War and Culture - Faust

Please help answer the following question. How would 'The Good Death' by Drew Gilpin Faust support or refute your statement that "people are more attuned to how people die today"?

War and Culture

Please help answer the following questions. Would it be preferable for a soldier to be buried with his/her family or with his/her military family today? Would that view have been different in 1865?

US Relations with Korea and China

Need help with Summarizing events between the U.S. and North Korea and identify and describe the current relationship between the U.S. and South Korea. Need help with describing the current U.S. diplomatic approach to the country China then Contrast and compare the two (2) relationships. Then I must use the two (2) countri

Western trends in the United States

Although the United States of America has become a melting pot for a diversity of cultures, its basic institutions and ideals are essentially Western. Identify a specific characteristic of American culture that originated in each of the four major periods of Western Civilization under study in this class: the Ancient World (N

The US Military and Effective Leadership

1. Analyze the military condition and the problems of ineffective leadership. 2. Analyze the qualities of an effective leader. 3. Describe attack by fire. 4. Describe "the empty and the solid." 5. Describe the guiding principles of war.

Marriage in Ancient Egypt

This solution briefly outlines the significant role of marriage within Ancient Egypt, such as how it organized and kept a family together.

Challenges of the 21st Century: USA

In President Clinton's 1999 State of the Union address he looked ahead to the turn of the millennium and gave the American people an important message. He said, "My fellow Americans, this is our moment. Let us lift our eyes as one nation, and from the mountaintop of this American Century, look ahead to the next one." A new centu

Effects of Pearl Harbor

On December 7, 1941 Japan launched a surprise attack on the United States at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. This thrust America into World War II, and for the next four years it dominated nearly every aspect of American life. Select one of the following main issues "gender, race, ethnicity, technology, politics"and discuss the ways tha

Military Ethics

Share the one concept about Military Ethics that has had the most impact on your concepts of personal ethics. Include an explanation of why it had this impact, and what effect it will make on you in the future.

The Military and Careerism

Careerism as defined in the freedictionary.com is a noun meaning the pursuit of professional advancement as one's chief or sole aim: "Rampant careerism, which makes many a work place a joyless site, was in check" Mary McGrory. Is careerism a problem in the Armed Forces? Or is it a symptom of something larger? Has it been a p

"Small Unit Leadership" by Malone

Malone's final chapter seems to summarize the role and responsibility of a small unit leader. Yet, in doing so, he lists 27 different "how to's". Generally speaking, such a large number proves unmanageable when it comes down to determining what might be called the "commander's guide to successful leadership." Select what you

Sage Commanders

Are Sage (wise) commanders born extraordinary or are they trained? How does one become a sage commander and exercise these qualities? What qualities of the sage commander do you most identify with or have experience with?

Future Military and Robert Gates

Read the speech given by Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense, at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY, on Friday February 25th 2011. What are the main postulates of his speech, and what is your opinion/reaction to his words and ideas?