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  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a long and costly struggle that ensued between communist North Vietnam and non-communist South Vietnam between 1955 and 1975. At the core of the conflict was the desire of North Vietnam to unite with South Vietnam under a regime inspired by the communist systems of China and the Soviet Union. South […]

  • What Role Did Race Play In The U.S. War With Mexico?

    The Mexican American war was chiefly determined by the thought of “Manifest Destiny”; the conviction that the United States had a God-provided right to dwell in and enlighten the whole world. As elevating number of Americans wandered in search of land towards the west, the reality that the majority of those lands had occupants living […]

  • Korean War and Containment Vs Bombing of Libya 2011 & Rogue State

    Comparing Cold War Period (1947–1990) and Post-Cold War period (1991–Present) The Cold War was a prolonged struggle between the Soviet Union and the United States that started in the aftermath of Hitler’s Germany surrender. In 1941, the aggression of Nazi over the USSR twisted the Soviet regime into the Western democracies ally. However, the progressive […]

  • Case Study : Vietnamese Independence

    The services Vietnam render during the conflict Ho Chi Minh begun the Vietnamese independence declaration highlighting three keywords borrowed from American and France independence declaration: right to life, liberty and happiness. Analysis on the declaration indicated that the document is elastic and timeless in the sense that it is applicable to other places and eras(Brannigan, […]

  • What were the causes of the Cold War? – Essay

    The Cold War is termed as a period where there was tension between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold War began after the end of the Second World War. It is referred to as the Cold War because there was no any active confrontation between any nations. The main reason why there […]

  • The Assassination of Robert F Kennedy by Sirhan Sirhan

    Who was Robert F Kennedy? Robert F Kennedy (RFK) was a prominent American politician, adored and endeared member of the US Democratic party and a champion of modern liberalism. Robert F Kennedy was also notably from the Kennedy family which has a long line of historical political figures and which is famous for its fortune, […]

  • Martin Luther King Jr, His Work, Assassination and Achievements

    Who was Martin Luther King Junior? Martin Luther King Junior was an African American, Baptist minister and civil rights activist born in January 15, 1929 to Martin Luther King Senior and Alberta Williams King in Atlanta (Marshall, 2002). King initially felt resentment against the whites due to the racial humiliation he and other African Americans […]

  • Platoon (1986) – Movie Review

    Platoon (1986) movie portrays the realities that ordinary soldiers are bound to encounter in the battlefield. It particularly focuses on the Vietnam War (1962-1975) and narrates the accounts of individual members of one of the platoons of soldiers that are sent to secure the American Battlefront in the war. Chris Tylor, the narrator of the […]

  • Influence of Populism on Australian Asylum Policy

    Australia has traditionally relied upon expressly crafted asylum policy in a bid to control numbers of individuals seeking to be acknowledged as legitimate refugees. One of the most prominent aspects of the current immigration policy involves only accepting eligible candidates into the country while holding illegal aliens in immigration detention. This has proved beneficial to […]

  • Immigration Detention in Australia

    Legal Status of Immigration Detention in Australia The Australian government has a clear policy of immigration detention for non-citizens without a valid visa, those suspected of having entered the country illegally, persons awaiting deportation, and in cases of visa violations. Immigration detention policy is implemented based on a sophisticated system of indefinite, unreviewable, non-transparent or […]