09. You are kidnapped by locals while travelling in Pakistan. Your next of kin oonmds the Pakistan government ofcials who diplomatically sayr there is nothing they can do
to help because they have no control over lhe local leaders. You are most likely in
: Midterm Exam
Class Statistics Submission I-isinoniI
: Saturday, Februaryl 21, 2U15 11:55 PM
: Saturday, Februaryl 23, 2U15 10:30 PM [6 days 22 hours after due date)
1 01- what is Sharia?
The payment of
0 13- which of the following best describes the term strategic depth?
Pakistans military realizes that, given the Fragile hold anyI giyen president has on power, it must have multiple leader's groomed and prepared at any timeto
assume the reins of leaders
o is. when the British arrived in Pakistan
They were part of an exploratory expedition funded by Princess Diana.
The Hauryan empire was nearits height of pmer.
Pakistan had just agreed to a peace treaty with India.
. The Hughals controlled Pakistan
I. Neal-them Areas.
:1 3 1. a
f 3 3- C r. FATAFaderaiiy
' Administered Tribalms
c 4. d
a C 5- a II. Balud'llslan
c A f I. Sindh
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03- Wdibestdeahesmeuthmidanes ofaesiateufPakisian?
' " Detamined after careful mid
011- What is the present siimrtion in Kashmir?
India is likely to promote and abide by the results of a plebiscite.
The counties involved have agreed to abide by a LIN-sponsored division.
Tensions are low but sweaters are selling well.
0 Pakistan and Indi
04- Whidi area is most comparable to the size of Pakistan?I
Yellowstone Nab'onal Park
Score: 1 of 1'.
o 5. which of die following has. played an important role cfw_historically and today) when people ha
9 19. which of the following is not true about Kashmir?
Pakistanis have always feit cheated by the fact that Kashmir was not included as part of Pakistan in ne Partition because a majority of its citizens were Muslim
o The British declared Kashmir to be p
a 13- Whidi would best characterize Pakistans reladonship with India?
o Bitter enemies.
Good because they were both created from British India.
Better than Pakistanis relationship with China.
Tense until Jinnahs death, now allies.
Difcht but both are work
which of the following is not true about Zulkar Ali Bhutto?
He was the rst dTiDCI'atlcall'f elected leader of Pakistan.
He advocated what he called Islamic socialism."
o He was a miliiary dioiator who was beloved by the Pakislani people because of p
Sept. 21 ,2011
Hiro Part 1 (107-129) Oil in War and Peace
1. Stock Brokers trading so companies [can] negotiate a realistic price for oil contract
2. History of Pricing and Impact of Oil-Price Explosion
a. upstream-extraction of
1. The Rise of the Islamists: How Islamists Will Change Politics, and Vice Versa
i. In order for the MIddle East to have a true democracy, both the U.S. and the
ME will have to compromise
b. Full Text
Making Sense of Middle East Geopolitics: Making sense of misconceptions about the Middle
1. Socially and Environmentally Diverse
a. Arabs and Non-Arabs
1. Dominant group in 12/15 countries
2. More th
Excerpts from Qutb
1. Chapter 5-LA ILAHA ILLA ALLAH-THE WAY OF LIFE OF ISLAM
a. Beliefsi. There is no God except Allah
ii. 5 Pillars
1. Based on the foundation of worship of God
1. Practice their faith
November 14, 2011
1. Terrorism After the Revolutions: How Secular Uprisings Could Help (or Hurt) Jihadists
i. December 17, 2010, Tunisian
1. Mohamed Bouzizi
a. Set himself on fire to protest police harrassme
1. Obamas Challenge in the Muslim World
a. Arab Spring Fails to Improve U.S. Image
1. Muslims value freedom of religion, speech and competitive elections
2. Democracy is better than a strong leader in solving problems
Oct. 19, 2011
YouTube Talk by Lawrence Wright
Al-Qaeda1. Where it came from
a. Young men that make up recruits
i. Model citizens
1. No mental illness
2. Normal families
ii. Out of their elements for the first time
1. Away from h
Arab Revolutions Day 2
1. The Moroccan Exception
a. Morocco thought they would be the exception to the extremist movements
i. February 20 Movement
1. Tens of thousands of young Moroccans
a. 57 cities and towns
The Arab Awakening
1. The Arab Awakening
a. Stable statehood
i. Citizen, citizenry, legitimacy of authority, commitment to social justice, genuine politics, national self-determination, true sovereignty
ii. Countries ac
1. Chapter 1:Introduction
a. Order and security
1. Predictable repetitiveness of behavior
a. Members of society can count on the results of their actions
i. Without order-chaos ensues
Said:Zionism from the Standpoint of its Victims (1979)
1. Edward Said
a. The Question of Palestine
i. Finished in 1978
1. Asked to remove criticism of Syria and Saudi Arabia
ii. Published in 1979
1. Time Book
Nov. 28, 2011
Rowley & Taylor (56-75)
1. Twilight of the Gods: War, Holocaust, Treason, and Terrorism on the Road to Israel: 19391948
1. European Jews dependent upon resourcefulness and courage of Great Britain
Nov. 21, 2011
The Israel and Palestine Land Settlement Problem: An Analytical History, 4000 B.C.E.- 1948
a. History of Israel/Palestine conflict from 4000 B.C.E. to 1948 C.E.
a. Jews and Arabs
October 10, 2011
Nydell Understanding Arabs pp. 81-91
1. Religion and Society
a. Religious Affiliation
i. Religious affiliation is very important to Arabs
1. Atheism is not respected
ii. Respect anyone who sincerely practices their religion
Nydell Understanding Arabs book pp.13-53
1. Beliefs and Value
a. Arab World
i. 300 Million People
b. Beliefs influenced by Islam
i. not necessarily Muslim
1. child-rearing practices
2. family structure
c. Common Beliefs Shared b
Nydell Understanding Arabs book pp. 55-79; 93-102
1. Social Formalities and Etiquette
1. Generosity is essential for a good reputation
a. insult to call someone stingy or inhospitable
b. Always willing to assist foreigners
Oct 26, 2011
Chapter 5: Staircase to Terrorism
A Psychological Exploration
a. Terrorism: Politically motivated violence that is perpetrated by individuals, groups, or
state-sponsored agents and intended to bring about f
Sept. 14, 2011
Ishmael, Our Brother: We are all children of God, regardless of religion or race. Muslims exist
all over the world and are dedicated to their beliefs
1. The Promises to Abraham
i. Custom among Jews