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The article “A dangerous new world of drones” is written by “Peter Bergen” and “Jennifer Rowland”. “Peter Bergen, CNN's national security analyst, is director of the national security studies program at the New America Foundation while Jennifer Rowland is a program associate at the New America Foundation.” (Bergen). In this article the authors have discussed the phenomenon of proliferation of drone technology and have tried to highlight its impacts on the today’s scenario of the world. The arguments are well framed and quantitative information have been presented to back up these arguments by providing statistical data.

Authors are of the view that the drone technology is being proliferated very rapidly in the countries around the globe. Eradicating U.S monopoly of the last decade over this technology, today about 70 countries possess some kind of drones.U.S started this technology and launched it for the first time in their “war against terror” in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The underlying point in this article is that there must be an international framework on the issues of drone technology because of its highly disastrous impacts onthe world order. As many other countries too have established their motives to use the technology against their rivals in the near future and have provided their own justifications for its use, such as China announced that it would target the islands in the South China Sea with drones. These islands are under the control of Japan but China and Taiwan both are claimants of them. Authors think that use of drones by U.S has set a trend for other countries and without an international framework it won’t be possible to stop them from doing so.

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In the article “Catholics Then, Muslims Now”, the author Doug Sounders has tried to highlight the underlying factors and beliefs behind the release of the current controversial anti-Islamic video which has been termed as highly disrespectful to the Holy Prophet (PBUH) by the Muslim community around the globe. In author’s view, this video is a continuation to the anti-Muslim eruptions in the United States. These outbursts against Muslims are an outcome of post 9/11 scenarios in the context of a scheme to propagate hatred against Muslims among the resident community of the United States specifically and in that of the whole West in general. A highly organized and well framed strategy has been backing these activities as before this project, a mosque was burned few months back in Missouri and similarly an attempt was made to blow up an Islamic school in Illinois with an acid bomb. The author further sheds light upon the doctrines of those who are backing these activities and links their motives against Muslims to those against the Catholics of such extremists in the past.

The Roman Catholics immigrants were targeted severely since the 19th century and a whole way of hatred was tried to create against them. Writings were published to create an environment of deep distrust against them in the United States. Catholics were termed as extremists, disloyal and were blamed for being inclined towards authoritarianism.As the author “Paul Blanshard” who wrote “American Freedom and Catholic Power” which was New York Times best seller in 1950, said “Catholicism was an ideology of conquest, and that its traditions constituted a form of medieval authoritarianism that has no rightful place in the democratic American environment.”And so at the time this text was dominating the ideology of many of their famous scholars and other prominent liberal figures of the society.  

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