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Response paper 3 - Mohammed Makda Section B7 Date The Common Currents of Imperialism by Gregory Shafer The Humanist September/October 2003 Gregory

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Mohammed Makda Section – B7 Date: 4/2/2010 “The Common Currents of Imperialism” by Gregory Shafer, The Humanist , September/October 2003 Gregory Shafer in his article speaks about the dominancy of United States over other less powerful nations. The whole ideology of the author is pretty vague. However, the basic message here is that United States dominate and conquer other nations in the name of protecting them from evil forces. What happened in early 20 th century did again happen 100 years later. United States war with the Spanish army was over 100 years ago but their invasion of Iraq is pretty recent and I did read about the news in the newspapers and on television. I was still a kid when the United States invaded Iraq. Everyone including me asked our elders this one question – why did United States invade Iraq? “Much of the same has also occurred in Iraq, where searches for weapons of mass destruction”(Shafer, p.2). When I looked up in the newspaper for the reason, it said the same thing. United States invaded Iraq for search of WMD and to eliminate the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein. Till date, there has not been a single sign of WMD in Iraq but nonetheless Iraq has been destroyed. Every day Iraq made
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Response paper 3 - Mohammed Makda Section B7 Date The Common Currents of Imperialism by Gregory Shafer The Humanist September/October 2003 Gregory

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