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The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution states: "A Well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Advocates of civil rights and civil liberties constantly demand unhindered freedom of press, of speech, and religious freedom. But when the issue of the Second Amendment arises, many . . . .

In May of 2002 Bush opposed legislation that would entrust airlines with the decision to arm their pilots. Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge and Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta concur with Bush in opposition to the Young-Mica bill. Of course, the issue of arming commercial pilots came to the force only after September 11, 2001. Before September 11, airline hijackings usually entailed . . . .

ECONOMICS

I. INTRODUCTION

The industrial age was an age of giant, mega corporations that were often bogged down by inefficient and outdated distribution, innovation, and production techniques. By contrast, the information age of the past 20 years or so has brought forth a new business form, a fluid congregation of businesses, sometimes highly structured, sometimes amorphous, that . . . .

Economic, Parental, Peer, and Self-induced pressures that affect college students

This paper examines Economic, Parental, Peer, and Self-induced pressures that affect college students today, as compared to the college students of the 1970's.

COLLEGE TODAY AND YESTERYEAR

The 1970's were a decade in which many changes were taking place in America. Between the Vietnam . . . .

Sealing Up the Cracks

Security in a Post-9/11 World

On September 11, 2001, America was changed forever. From out of the ruins of the World Trade Center, and over the unmarked graves of nearly three thousand innocent people, a new world took shape. It was a world in which the citizens of the United Sates found themselves suddenly vulnerable to the murderous plots of a handful of . . . .

Terrorism

Terrorist attacks have occurred throughout history, dating back prior to ancient Greece. Any rebel group seeking political or governmental change most likely resorts to acts of terrorism to bring about their desired agenda. One could say that the United States resorted to terrorism when it rebelled against England in the 1700's. However, the Boston Tea Party indeed looks like . . . .

BLACK MARKETS AND THEIR RESULTS

Introduction

Purpose of paper

Black markets and their results

Introduction to black markets, and why they exist

Drug trafficking

Its related problems

Results

Solutions

Nuclear weapons

The trafficking of nuclear weapons

Affect on society and safety

Solutions

Human . . . .

U.S.—A Country Founded On Legal Immigration

During the past few decades, the United States has seen extremely high levels of immigration, forcing the U.S. government and residents to make changes and rules regarding how immigrants fit into society.

The United States was founded on immigration. From the start of the seventeenth century, more than 45 million people have come to . . . .

Terrorism

The attitude of the American government and the American people regarding terrorism has changed. The events of September the eleventh 2001 and the resultant destruction of the twin towers of the World Trade centre and the massive loss of life were a catalysis for change. The attitude of the US had been relatively complacent. The problem was not that terrorism did not occur . . . .

This paper answers the following question. Should the United States ratify the International Criminal Court Treaty? The writer discusses the position for the Treaty and then considers how the United States founding fathers may have addressed the issue of the proposed treaty. There was one source used to complete this paper.

The globalization of the last decade combined with the increase . . . .

The Impact of the Terrorist Attacks on New York City

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Literature Review

Consumer Behavior and Risk

Terrorism and Consumerism in the Melting Pot

How has September 11 Impacted Americans

Economic Impact of terrorism

Outlook for the New York Economy

Rationale for Study

Chapter 3 - Methodology

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In the simplest terms, the freedom of association refers to the freedom to join a union or association without fear of outside interference. Australia does not guarantee freedom of association in her Constitution. As a result, Australia has ratified several international covenants on freedom of expression, and used international laws as a basis for the Industrial Relations Reform Act 1993. . . . .

When is Terrorism Justified?

When looking at the principles of war theory, the moral distinctions made between state-sponsored warfare and terrorism by stateless nations may not always be justified. The examiner must consider both the jus ad bellum, or justification for going to war, and the jus in bello, or how the war is prosecuted. Some ethicists state that acts of war can only be . . . .

National Security became the national imperative following the events of September 11, 2001. President George W. Bush advocated national security (Bush, 2002) using active defense and aggressive preemption, at the same time promoting peace by presenting the U.S. to the world as a beacon of freedom and hope.

The realistic proposals from Bush involved increasing internal defense— . . . .

INTRODUCTION

Monetary policy is crucial to the economy and impacts all types of economic and financial decisions individuals make. For example, depending on the state of the economy, individuals may decide whether to obtain a loan to purchase a new car or house or to start their own company, whether to expand a business by investing in a new plant or equipment, and whether to put . . . .

In this short essay, I will summarize and briefly interpret two articles about the US war on Iraq, both taken non-US newspapers. The articles, one Canadian, and one from Australia, are clearly critical of the US's attempts to instigate military action on Iraq. This may reflect a growing worldwide opinion the US has no right to bring the world to war by insisting on military action against Iraq . . . .

Al Qaeda: Ideology, Goals and Objectives

Al Qaeda was literally built as a combination of the hard core of extreme principles, first-rate financial accommodation, and uncluttered deadly force action plan to subdue any obstruction and opposing parties to accomplish the victory of the ideology. Beyond the protection of Osama bin Laden's influential fellow persons of the world, the . . . .

This is a paper concerning the economy for the past three years and a two year future prediction. It will cover the Federal reserve, GDP, CPI, PPI, inflation, interest rates, political changes, money supply, taxes, government spending, economic cycles and trends and international trends. The Airline Industry will be looked at in terms of competition, market share and developments. There are . . . .

The U.S. has historically played a dominant role in other countries' local conflicts because of our interest in the petroleum resources of these countries. The U.S. has been at the center of heated internal political debates in Iran. For example, the U.S. sided with the Shah, and when the Shah was overthrown, there was a great backlash against us. In addition, the U.S. has been involved in . . . .

Will Earth be Extinct Someday?

ABSTRACT: This paper is on the topic of earth extinction similar to Mars may become a fact because of various problems in the earth. What can be done to stop the extinction of the earth?

Will Earth suffer the same fate as Mars? How can we protect our planet? Five known mass extinction has happened to the earth already, how can scientists stop . . . .

During and after the attacks of September 11, 2001, we, as Americans learned that our country is not as invincible as we thought it to be. The United States can and has been hurt within this past year. Therefore, President George W. Bush's plan to attack Iraq seems to be justifiable so that America has a lesser change of getting bombed again. And, subsequently, being weakened further. By . . . .

Discrimination Against Muslims

Introduction

We live in a very troubled world. If today's problems and their sources are misunderstood because of misinformation about the past, solutions for the future will be misdirected and therefore ineffective. It is only recently in this information age that researchers had the opportunity and courage to expose and lift the veil from past . . . .

The great wars of the twentieth century can be classified as "total wars" not because of their far-reaching effects, although many of them have been global wars. Rather, the term "total war" refers more to the all-encompassing effect of war on the cultures involved. Total wars alter civilian mentality and ideology in a way traditional wars do not. Patriotism and nationalism are by no means new . . . .

American history should remind us of the dangers of overzealous interest in foreign affairs. Especially when the United States has a vested financial concern with another country, it should practice an ethical, perhaps hands-off, foreign policy. The lessons of Guatemala, Chile, and Nicaragua (to name but a few) should apply to the current state of affairs in Iraq. When the United States acts . . . .

The Supreme Court has ruled that soliciting money in a busy airport is something that the government can stop because it is so disruptive. What other activities do you think the government could prevent because they are too disruptive?

It's a little hard to justify how the Supreme Court found asking for solicitations in an airport to be "too disruptive," because the person being . . . .

Western Civilization

From Prehistory to the Renaissance

Collection of Essays

Section One: Early Civilizations

Question # 1:

What do historians mean by "pre-history?" What was life like for early humans during these years?

There are many things that we as citizens of the modern world take for granted. First among these is probably the enormous amount of . . . .

PHILOSOPHY

Hume believes that what drives or motivates a person to do what seems the right thing to do is not reason - as rationalists and other thinkers did and do - but the emotion. He maintains that reason cannot provide that motive, and reason is not a desire.

It is not as radical as it might sound, though. Reason is not controlled by the emotion, and not everything a person . . . .

Political Science war in Iraq would be dangerous at best, disastrous at worst. It will embolden the terrorist cause and encourage further attacks against the United States and its allies. Support for al-Qaida and other terrorist networks will increase, as anti-American sentiment will grow exponentially. A war in Iraq will exacerbate tensions in the Middle East, a region already ripe with . . . .

A Critical Analysis of the U.S. Invasion of Iraq

The impending and planned attack of the U.S. government against Iraq, particularly on Saddam Hussein and his army, is the most talked about political issue at present. The impending attack against Iraq is the topic of most debates among people; there are various responses and opinions regarding the said issue. One of these responses is . . . .

Abstract

There is substantial evidence in the current politics that suggests the making of the New World Order. This paper provides evidence for this statement between the lines. In addition, the paper discusses the foreign policies of United States towards Israel and Iraq within the historical and the current context.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

INTRODUCTION

Any country's . . . .

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