Possible Short Answer Questions for Final Exam

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Possible Short Answer Questions for Final Exam Introduction to Politics in the Muslim World 1. Why did the Freedom and Justice Party (the Muslim Brotherhood) win the parliamentary elections held in Egypt between November 2011 and January 2012? List three reasons. Political platform- Called for more Islamic society and Egyptians wanted that Opposed Israel in the Gaza Strip, called for increase of humanitarian help Muslim Brotherhood was a well-organized machine a.i. Lasted for decades, though it shouldn’t have been able to a.ii. Involved in Professional association leadership Provided service to population that Mubarak didn’t 2. A referendum held in December 2012 affirmed a new constitution for Egypt. What were three prominent concerns that complicated the writing of the constitution? Should Islamic law be instilled in constitution Should there be a parliament to dictate laws Should the military have the same amount of political power that it had before the writing of the constitution. a.i. Military doesn’t gain the equality of political power it had wanted 3. Identify three regional powers (for example Saudi Arabia) and describe where each stands with regard to the July 2013 military coup in Egypt. Providing post-coup military aid (12x-20x more than USA funds from Gulf States) Saudi Arabia didn’t like that USA went against the Mubarak regime Saudi Arabia doesn’t like the Muslim Brotherhood a.i. Alternative to Saudi Arabia Israel agrees with Saudi Arabia on overthrowing Morsi Israel and Egypt would like to keep 1979 treaty Turkey supports Morsi 4. What initial decisions were made by the “Coalition Provisional Authority” (CPA) after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 that (arguably) contributed to the rise of the insurgency against coalition forces? Describe three. 5. Identify three controversial provisions in the Iraqi constitutions (that was adopted in 2005) that remain controversial today. Arabs and Kurds have many unsettled issues between each other Kurdish Regional Government is able to amend national laws within its regions (3 places) o Who should have control of this territory? The Kurds or Bagdad o
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