The Clash of Cultures Persuasive Essay by ResearchRiter

The Clash of Cultures
An argument that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are not being won because of the Western-Islamic culture clash.
# 124213 | 750 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper explains how the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan are basically due to a clash of cultures rather than religion. The paper argues that despite tribal and sect differences, it is the culture difference among sects and Americans that is causing many of the problems.

From the Paper:

"Islam is a religion which literally encompasses the very wealthy Saudi oil princes and the very poor herdsmen in the Afghan hills. But the clashes that are now occurring, even if there is a slight difference of opinion about Islam's history between Suni and Shi-ites, the real problem is a clash of cultures. What makes the current situation worse is that Americans and Westerners in general, simply do not understand the culture of the people they are fighting..."

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