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afghanistan

Afghanistan and the United States weren’t the best of friends the world has ever seen. Their rivalry wasn’t a great shock for the world as their actions reveal their approach towards each other. The war in Afghanistan was all over the news in 2009 and one astonishing story that took center stage was the drawn-out public decision-making process going on inside the White House.  Deliberations...

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War is a situation or a period of fighting between countries or groups of people. War generally involves the use of weapons and military organisations. It can be seen as a situation where a nation enforces its rights by using force. From the medieval holy crusades fought on horse-back right down to the Cold War where powerful nations are engaged in an arms race, wars...

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afghanistan

Trump’s new strategy for the war in Afghanistan—deploying more troops, putting diplomatic pressure on Pakistan, and reaching out to the Taliban—largely relies on tactics that failed under the previous two administrations. President Donald Trump outlined his strategy for ending the nearly 16-year conflict in Afghanistan in a nationally televised speech on Monday night, laying out a plan that relies on what The New York Times...

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Back to school after 10 years in the war zone

After 10 years in the war zone, what was a scarier thought for Phil McTigue was going back to school and finishing his degree. Serving his country in war zones like Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan, Phil was finally put to work in a 9-to-5 job as a director for an aerial imagery company. And after the fast-paced life that came up with a new challenge...

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The arms race and principle of protectionism has given rise to autonomous weapons that are now eventually coming in a battlefield. These autonomous weapons that are generally equipped with predictive, decision-making abilities are the courtesy of artificial intelligence. The autonomous warfare's distinctive feature is to protect soldiers on the battlefield by keeping them off the battlefield. However, Justin Haner, a doctoral candidate at Northeastern University,...

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Veterans Day is one of the most famous  American Holidays that fall on the 11th of November each year. It celebrates the former and active US Members that were part of the war. It was originally known as Armistice Day and should not be confused with Memorial Day. With respect to this occasion, former US Representatives Chris Gibson and Seth Moulton shared their experience of...

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Jews

‘Anne Frank: The diary of a young girl’ was published posthumously and translated in more than 50 languages. The book shows the conditions and story of Anne Frank and her family, a group of Jews who lived in a secret annexe for almost two years during the holocaust. Lori Lefkovitz, Ruderman, professor and director of the Jewish Studies Program at Northeastern University, expounded upon the...

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The big bang theory elucidated the inception of our mother earth in the vast universe but has anyone decoded the abominable feats of mankind? We are utterly self-destructive in simple words. Fully grown individuals are mentally eligible to vote but it seems that they are not that mentally sound to deserve living on this planet. The reason is plain sailing. We just can’t maintain harmony...

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Humans are humorous- right? Who can be so humorous than the human race chiseling their own flesh by their own feats? The bars have definitely raised- the limit to our cataclysmic deeds. Genocides aren’t fruitful. Who would rate it as acceptable? But still, they have been the focus of the first page headlines. The intentional action to destroy people usually defined as an ethnic, national, racial, or religious group in whole or in...

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 We are too grateful to be blessed with our natural resources in abundance. But are we really deserving? I certainly doubt that. Considering the current scenario all our natural resources are being exploited by us in a brutal way. We fail to realise that by practising such things we are digging our grave only. With such a progressive rate of exploitation of natural resources, there will...

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