Essays about: "George W."

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  1. 1. Leadership in times of terrorism threat : An Analysis of George W. Bush’s and Barack Obama’s leadership qualities concerning counterterrorism

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Luisa Stier; [2020]
    Keywords : Leadership qualities; leadership styles; targeted killings of terrorists; counter-terrorism strategy; Barack Obama; George W. Bush; Greenstein’s typology;

    Abstract : While the US-presidency comprises the most powerful office of leadership in the world and has also been investigated at various angles in personal, biographical approaches as well as comparative studies, this research paper specifically lays focus and compares the two presidencies of President Bush and President Obama in regard of their leadership qualities and counter-terrorism strategies. Because counterterrorism seems to be a good example of how presidents perform crises-management and because the subject by itself is critical in the perspective of human rights and security concerns, the research paper has chosen to focus on President Bush and President Obama who are known to have chosen different routes and strategies in countering terrorism. READ MORE

  2. 2. The United States and Israel : A study of attitude of the past five United State presidents toward Israel and the Middle East conflict

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Aida Sirmanshahi; [2020]
    Keywords : Israel; United States; Palestine; the Middle East; rational choice; peace agreements;

    Abstract : Throughout the past eighty years, the United States and Israel have had a close relationship. This study aims to understand and define patterns of behavior from presidents of the United States in their relation with Israel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rhetoric of Two Inaugural Speeches : An Analysis of Rhetoric Types and Features in American Inaugural Speeches

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Christopher Gajaweera; [2020]
    Keywords : Abstract; Anti-intellectual; Aristotle; Assertive; Conversational; Democratic; Linguistics; Persuasion.;

    Abstract : This paper will study the use of rhetoric types and features in two inaugural speeches, the possibility if categorizing each speech as one rhetoric type, which speech uses Aristotle’s three means of persuasion better and the methods applicability in categorizing the speeches under the “plebiscitary period’s” four qualities. The two speeches that were used are Donald J. READ MORE

  4. 4. Friend or Foe? A Critical Discourse Analysis on the Portrayal of Immigrants in the US

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Isabella Felcenloben; [2019]
    Keywords : presidential rhetoric; discourse; social identity; USA; immigrants; the other; enemy images;

    Abstract : In this thesis the author explores the portrayal of immigrants in the USA, more specifically how immigrants were portrayed by the last three presidents; Donald J. Trump, Barack Obama, and George W. Bush. While the majority of the US society sees immigration as a strength, the attitudes towards immigration remain divided within the political blocks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish Municipalities and Their Strategies Against Radicalization : A case study of two municipalities in Kronobergs County and their implementation of the National Strategy Against Violent Extremism

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Erica Olsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Terrorism; radicalization; de-radicalization; inclusion; exclusion; municipalities; The National Strategy Against Violent Extremism; Sweden;

    Abstract : In 2001, George W. Bush, the former president of the United States, declared war on terrorism after the 9/11 attack at the World Trade Centre in New York. Since then, terrorism and terrorist attacks have perceived to be rather frequent and the problem of radicalization has become a new phenomenon in societies, especially the western societies. READ MORE