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Alms for Jihad: Charity and Terrorism in the Islamic World by J. Millard Burr, Robert O. Collins

By J. Millard Burr, Robert O. Collins

Giving to charity is incumbent upon each Muslim. all through background, Muslims have donated to the negative and to charitable endowments arrange for the needs of selling Islam in the course of the building of mosques, faculties, and hospitals. lately, there was a dramatic proliferation of Islamic charities, lots of which have been created within the declining a long time of the 20 th century via the infusion of oil funds into the Muslim international. whereas each one of these are valid, there's now significant and being concerned facts to teach that others have extra questionable intentions, and that cash from such companies were diverted to help terrorist teams, comparable to al-Qaeda. The authors of this e-book study the competition via a close research of the charities concerned, their monetary intermediaries, and the terrorist enterprises themselves. What they detect is that cash from those charities has funded conflicts the world over, from the early days in Afghanistan while the mujahideen (Muslim Warriors) fought the Soviets, to next terrorist actions in important Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, Palestine, and, such a lot lately, in Europe and the U.S.. This ground-breaking publication is the 1st to piece jointly, from an enormous array of assets, the key and complicated monetary structures that aid terror.

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A quenching gas is added to give up electrons to the chamber gas so that inaccuracies are NOT introduced due to ionizations caused by the positive ion. IC-06 Page 22 Rev. 0 Radiation Detectors PROPORTIONAL COUNTER CIRCUITRY PROPORTIONAL COUNTER CIRCUITRY Proportional counters measure different types of radiation. 2 Given a block diagram of a proportional counter circuit, STATE the purpose of the following major blocks: a. Proportional counter b. Preamplifier/amplifier c. Single channel analyzer/discriminator d.

The field strength is more than adequate to ensure collection of all ions produced; however, it is insufficient to cause any increase in ion pairs due to gas amplification. This region is called the ionization chamber region. Proportional Region As voltage increases to the proportional region (Region III), the pulse height increases smoothly. The voltage is sufficient to produce a large potential gradient near the anode, and it imparts a very high velocity to the electrons produced through ionization of the gas by charged radiation particles.

No gas amplification takes place. Proportional Region The voltage is sufficient to ensure all ion pairs produced by the incident radiation are collected. Amount of gas amplification is proportional to the applied voltage. Limited Proportional Region As voltage increases, additional processes occur leading to increased ionizations. Since positive ions remain near their point of origin, further avalanches are impossible. Geiger-Müller Region The ion pair production is independent of the radiation, causing the initial ionization.

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