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  • Foreign Language Requirements Students
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    Assets of Enforced Foreign Language Studies The United States of America is a nation that has a lot of influence in this world. The U.S. is always interacting with foreign nations, which of course speak foreign languages. If the U.S. is going to be interacting with these nations constantly, then there has to be someone that will translate. In order for this to happen learning a foreign language must be emphasized in the U.S. The U.S. as a people want to communicate, compete, and be considered fo...
  • Aceh Indonesia
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    After Indonesia declared independence in 1945 the country's leader, Sukarno, faced the extremely difficult task of creating a unified state out of Indonesia's numerous ethnic groups. Also ever since its independence Indonesia's rulers had to suppress uprisings of muslim groups because it threatened the country's secular ideology. The attempts by Indonesia's leaders to maintain unity and the ways in which the military suppressed separatist movements fueled many of the economic, social, and politi...
  • Does Foreign Aid Do More Harm Than Good
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    The dictionary definition of the term 'foreign aid' is: "The administered transfer of resources from the advanced countries for the purpose of encouraging economic growth in developing countries". [Bannock: 1988 P. 164] However, so as not to confuse foreign aid with the investments of multinational corporations or commercial banks, many economists require foreign aid to meet two distinct criteria: 1) Its objective must be noncommercial from the point of view of the donor and 2) it should be char...
  • American Dependence Upon Foreign Imports And Investment
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    In November of 2004, the United States ran a fifty-four billion dollar trade deficit, translating to over 600 billion for the entire year. This deficit is a result of the disparity between the amount of goods that the US imports and the amount it exports. To equalize this deficit in its current account, the American government sells assets from its capital account, often to foreign investors. This phenomenon is seen as a serious threat to the success and continued growth of the nation's economy,...
  • Indian Tribes As Foreign Nations
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    MARSHALL, C.J. This bill is brought by the Cherokee nation, praying an injunction to restrain the state of Georgia from the execution of certain laws of that state, which, as is alleged, go directly to annihilate the Cherokee as a political society, and to seize for the use of Georgia, the lands of the nation which have been assured to them by the United States, in solemn treaties repeatedly made and still in force. If courts were permitted to indulge their sympathies, a case better calculated t...
  • Foreign Direct Investment In Mexico
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    ... FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN MEXICO (FDI) INTRODUCTION Mexico is the top trading nation in Latin America and the ninth-largest economy in the world. No country has signed more free trade agreements - 33 in all, including the two biggest markets in the world, the US and the EU. Altogether these signatory countries make up a preferential market of over more than billion consumers. Much of the FDI in Mexico is attracted by the country's strategic location within the North American Free Trade Ag...
  • Role Of Diplomacy During The Nations Simulation
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    If Western diplomacy has a role to play it will have to be discreet and carefully considered, always bearing in mind that the governing rule of diplomats, like that of doctors, must be 'first, do no harm'. (Mounteagle) This thought, taken form The Clash of the Civilizations article, succinctly puts forth the ideas that I, as a diplomat learned throughout the Nations Game simulation. Diplomacy carries out the policy that nations have set. In order to carryout policy diplomats must use tactics and...
  • U.S. Sector Jesse Helms Of North Carolina
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    The National Endowment for the Arts was created by Congress and established in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government. Since then it has been awarded more than 111,000 grants to arts organizations and artists in all 50 states and the six U.S. jurisdictions. The National Endowment for the Arts is the largest single funder of the nonprofit arts sector in the United States. Among its many accomplishments, the Endowment has funded the PBS series Great Performances, winner of Evolvem...
  • Issuing Of Diplomatic Immunities And Privileges
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    The Law of All Lands: A Study of Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges I. Introduction A Brief History of Diplomacy II. Related Terms in Diplomacy. United Nations Legislation A. Vienna Conventions 1961 and 1963 B. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 and Diplomatic Relations Act of 1978 C. General Assembly Resolution IV.U.S. Policy on Diplomatic Immunity V. Abuses of Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges VI. Conclusion VII. Appendices V. Bibliography I. INTRODUCTION A Brief History of Diplomac...
  • Brazils Huge Foreign Debt
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    BRAZIL Brazil is often viewed as the economic giant of the Third World. Its economy and territory are larger than the rest of South Americas, and its industry is the most advanced in the developing world. Brazilian foreign debt is also the Third Worlds largest. The problem of foreign debt has plagued the Latin American economies since the 1960's, when foreign borrowing was the only way for Latin American nations to sustain economic growth. However, when international interest rates began to rise...
  • England
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    Elizabeth I was born in Green which on September 7, 1533, the daughter of Henry V and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. Her early life was full of uncertainties, and her chances of succeeding to the throne seemed very slim when her half-brother Edward was born. She was then the third in line behind her half-sister, Princess Mary. Elizabeth succeeded to the throne at the age of twenty-five after her sister's death to cancer. The image of Elizabeth's reign is one of triumph and sucess. SHe saw many br...
  • National Interest
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    What is Foreign Policy? Foreign Policy is a nations' attitude, actions (ie economic sanctions, peacekeeping, military activity) as well as our dealings with other countries (ie trade, immigration, aid, defence) and anything that is directed towards preserving and furthering certain national interests. Foreign Policy seeks to maintain national security, promote economic and trade interests, expand regional and global links, and promote the nation as a good global citizen. Why is FP unique in term...

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