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Presentation Skills | Skills You Need

Learn about the skills you need to deliver effective and professional presentations. Follow our step-by-step guide through the stages of giving a presentation.
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Iraq conflict spills onto Australian social media

Iraq conflict spills onto Australian social media | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
Dozens of Australians are following twitter and instagram accounts promoting the fighting in Iraq and Syria by members of the  
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A comprehensive look at the Psychology of Terrorism including the psychological reasons people join terrorist organizations - written by an academic at the University of South Florida.

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Millions worldwide rally for peace

Millions worldwide rally for peace | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
Huge turnout at 600 marches from Berlin to Baghdad.
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Another article about the anti - War protests.

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Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?

Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis? | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
For the United States, the Iraq war ranks as the most consequential foreign policy failure since Vietnam. In neither instance did U.S. forces succumb to outright defeat, of course. In both, with victory proving elusive, Americans wearied of the fight and simply walked away, abandoning the people for whom their troops had ostensibly fought.
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Another Iraq/ Vietnam comparison - The LA Times

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How Nigeria's brutal schoolgirl abduction shocked the world

How Nigeria's brutal schoolgirl abduction shocked the world | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
CNN's Arwa Damon reflects on traveling through West Africa and meeting Boko Haram's terrified victims.
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No news on the Nigerian school girls.

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A Timeline Of Terrorist Attacks On US Targets Since 9/11

A Timeline Of Terrorist Attacks On US Targets Since 9/11 | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
If the Boston explosions are the work of terrorists, it would represent the first such attack on American soil since 2001.
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Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria: The War on Terror Is Over. Long Live the War on Terror.

Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria: The War on Terror Is Over. Long Live the War on Terror. | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria: The War on Terror Is Over. Long Live the War on Terror.
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Time Magazine article about events in Iraq over the past few days - especially useful from the aspect of "The War on Terror".

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant | Australian National Security

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A summary of the ISIL group on Australia's national security web site.

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Categories of Terrorist Groups

Learn about various Categories of Terrorist Groups - social,political,religious.
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Will help with research about significance of individuals and/or groups.

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The Global Regime for Terrorism

The Global Regime for Terrorism | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
A broad-sweeping look at international efforts to combat terrorism. This is part of the Global Governance Monitor, an interactive feature tracking multilateral approaches to several global challenges.
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource in order to help better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. Angelina Jolie is  a member! This page describes international efforts to combat terrorism.

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Understanding terrorism

Understanding terrorism | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
Psychologists are amassing more concrete data on the factors that lead some people to terrorism—and using those insights to develop ways to thwart it.
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An interesting perspective - understanding terrorism from a psychological perspective. Posted on the American Psychological Association website.

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Major Palestinian Terror Organizations | Jewish Virtual Library

Cyber encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture that covers everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism. It includes a glossary, bibliography of web sites and books, biographies, articles, original documents and much more!
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18 Tips for Killer Presentations

18 Tips for Killer Presentations | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it

.Jerry Seinfeld has a skit where he points out that studies show public speaking is a bigger fear than death. That means, he claims, that if you are going t

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Some handy hints for presentations

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US concern as ISIL militants seize former chemical weapons plant

US concern as ISIL militants seize former chemical weapons plant | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
Sunni militants in Iraq have seized a chemical weapons facility that was once part of the military arsenal of deposed dictator Saddam Hussein.
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Current Affairs for Monday - what does this article say about America's response to the current situation in Iraq?

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Ten years since the biggest anti-war protest in history | Green Left Weekly

Ten years since the biggest anti-war protest in history | Green Left Weekly | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
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A look back at the massive protests against Australia's involvement in the Iraq War - another perspective.

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Asia Times

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This article might help if you are drawing parallels between historical conflicts including Vietnam War and Iraq War.

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9/11: Timeline of Events - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

9/11: Timeline of Events - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of 9/11: Timeline of Events, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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History Channel - time line

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Inside 9/11: The War Continues

Inside 9/11: The War Continues | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
Inside 9/11: The War Continues follows the evolution of al-Qaeda in the last ten years, as well as the emergence of key players from other terrorists groups, the numerous terror plots thwarted by officials and the deadly terror attacks that have occurred around the globe since 9/11. Featuring raw footage and exclusive interviews with top-ranking officials, this programme connects the dots in an intricate web of government surveillance, military might, espionage, terrorist vengeance and ruthless attacks on civilians in a relentless war. Watch Inside 9/11: The War Continues to get an exclusive, in-depth look at the war on terror, including the killing of Osama bin Laden by American Special...
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This is a great resource incorporating a time line  - National Geographic article.

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SAS on alert for rescue mission to Baghdad

SAS on alert for rescue mission to Baghdad | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
Australia's elite SAS soldiers are ready to swoop into Baghdad to rescue diplomats if the bloody fighting in Iraq's north reaches the capital, Fairfax Media has learnt.
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Australia's response to ISIL attacks in Iraq

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Profile: Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS)

Profile: Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) is a jihadist group active in Iraq and Syria.
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An article to consider for Current Affairs tomorrow

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CRS: Terrorism, the Media, and the Government

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Article posted on Federation of American Scientists. Article reviews role of media in relation to terrorism.

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Inside Terrorism

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New York Times article which reviews the history of terrorism and motivations for terrorism.

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International terrorism | MI5 - The Security Service

International terrorism | MI5 - The Security Service | Modern History Year 12 | Scoop.it
International terrorism from groups such as Al Qaida is one of the most serious threats to the United Kingdom's national security. Find out more on this page.
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UK's M15 - web page regarding international terrorism

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