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  • Iraq And Kuwait
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    The Gulf War The Gulf war originally started between Iraq and Kuwait. These two countries had a border dispute over the Persian Gulf Islands for many years but had never let it elevate to a level as bad as the Gulf War. In 1979 the president of Iraq was replaced by Saddam Hussein and was automatically placed into war with Iran until 1989. In March 1989 Hussein signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia formalizing their border and the offered Kuwait the same agreement. Kuwait was afraid of destroying...
  • Saudi Arabia And Israel
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    Disaster! Fear! Terrorism! What seemed to be a scene from Die Hard is what struck home in America on Sept. 11. The attacks on the World Trade Center leads back to many problems with our foreign relations. Our foreign relations policies have been recently getting a lot of countries angry and frustrated, the major problem being that we interfered with Palestinian and Israeli conflicts by offering war support to Israel. Aiding one side or another is a very tricky business, especially when it involv...
  • Most Severe Form Of Prejudice
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    Prejudice: A Worldwide Problem There is a dangerous and often deadly problem in the world today. It reaches beyond political and religious boundaries and spans across all economic and social statuses. It affects the homeless, middle class, and the richest people in society. The problem is prejudice. In America, when we think of prejudice we often think of it in terms of Black and White. However, prejudice is much more than that. It is a broad term that can encompass things like racism, sexism, a...
  • Al Qaida And Usama Bin Laden
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    Usama bin Laden and His Selection Of Terrorism Usama bin Laden, born in 1957, comes from a wealthy Saudi Arabian family that owns a multinational construction business. He used his inherited wealth to finance Afghan forces fighting the Soviet Union's occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980's. After the 1991 Gulf War, he was distressed that Saudi Arabia allowed U.S. forces to remain in the Arabian Peninsula. To advance his agenda of expelling the U.S. from the Islamic world, he worked with other an...
  • Israel By The Convention Against Torture
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    Convention against Torture Around the world and around the clock, human rights violations seem to never cease. In particular, torture violations are still rampant all over the world. One regime, the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, establishes a strong elaboration of norms against torture. Despite its efforts, many countries still outright reject its policies against torture while other countries openly accept them, but surreptitiously sti...
  • Yemeni Sources
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    FBI Chief Arrives in Yemen Source Summary: Thursday FBI director Louis Freeh arrived in a far eastern Yemeni province and went directly into talks with Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Freeh has praised Yemen for its cooperation in the investigation into the apparent terrorist bombing. The U.S. warship was attacked as it arrived to refuel a week ago, killing 17 sailors and injuring 39. Yemeni security officials said today that a search earlier this week of an Aden apartment where bomb-making...
  • United Sates And Saudi Arabia
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    Although the United Sates and Saudi Arabia present the United States and Saudi Arabia's relationship as excellent, there are actually two nations who have bitter disagreements but who allies through oil. The only thing that has held this alliance together is the US dependence on Saudi oil. The United States has felt and still fells that it is a necessity to have bases present in the Middle East to protect oil, and silently to protect Israel. The relationship began in 1933 when Standard Oil of Ca...
  • Saudi Arabia's Conservative Form Of Islam
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    Saudi Arabia INTRODUCTION Saudi Arabia, monarchy in southwestern Asia, occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia is a land of vast deserts and little rainfall. Huge deposits of oil and natural gas lie beneath the country's surface. Saudi Arabia was a relatively poor nation before the discovery and exploitation of oil, but since the 1950's income from oil has made the country wealthy. The religion of Islam developed in the 7th century in what is now Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom of Saudi ...
  • 1979 Bin Laden Left Saudi Arabia
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    USAMA BIN LADEN WHO IS HE AND WHY HAS HE RAINED TERROR ON AMERICA? MURDER OF U.S. NATIONALS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES; CONSPIRACY TO MURDER U.S. NATIONALS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES; ATTACK ON A FEDERAL FACILITY RESULTING IN DEATH. USAMA BIN LADEN IS WANTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE AUGUST 7, 1998, BOMBINGS OF THE UNITED STATES EMBASSIES IN DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA AND NAIROBI, KENYA. THESE ATTACKS KILLED OVER 200 PEOPLE. CONSIDERED ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS Usama Bin Laden... who is he? What is ...
  • Royal Family Of Saudi Arabia
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    In the heart of the Middle East is a country known by many Westerners for its oil production and, often, extremist beliefs of groups within the country. The country is Saudi Arabia, and though it is thought of by many as a rather backward country, Saudi Arabia has a rich history and culture, and it is a country that revolves around Islam and the worship of Allah as the one true God. For about fifteen hundred years, Saudi Arabia's history has centered on one major theme: Islam. Muhammad, the foun...
  • Smaller Nations Dependent On Saudi Arabia
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    Adam Krieger Global II 51897 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a nation that rests on the strength of its faith. To understand Saudi Arabia it is necessary to understand Islam as the driving force in Saudi life. These ideals are best displayed in the nations official emblem, the date palm, symbolizing vitality and growth, and the two crossed swords, representing justice and strength rooted in faith. The importance of the Al-Saud family dates back to the late 18th century...
  • Economical System Of Saudi Arabia
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    Chapter 4 of the Saudi Arabian Constitution (Articles 14-22) forms the general outline of the Saudi Arabian economy and its policies regarding that economy. A few of the ideas found in the constitution include; laws will be set up to govern every aspect of the economy; money is sacrosanct; and everyone has the right to own property, and that right will be protected by the government. Many aspects of Saudi economics, including tourism, exports, and business allow for it to have a solid, and obvio...
  • Osama Bin Laden Left Saudi Arabia
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    Osama Bin Laden was born somewhere around 1955 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is the youngest son of Muhammad Bin laden a wealthy Saudi. He made the family fortune in the construction business that was involved with Saudi Government contracts. Osama Bin laden left Saudi Arabia to fight against the Soviets in the Afghanistan conflict in 1979. In the mid 1980's he helped co-found the Mak tab al-Khidamat. He formed this to help funnel fitters and money to the Afghan resistance. When the history of the...
  • My Father About The Persian Gulf War
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    My junior project is on the Gulf War; also known as Desert Shield and Desert Storm. "The liberation of Kuwait has begun", and with this announcement by White House Press Secretary, Marlin Fitz water, the news was broke to the American public that war against Iraq had been launched by armed forces of the United Nations. The date was Jan. 16, 1991, and the war began about 2: 40 a.m. on January 17 Iraqi time, or 6: 40 p.m. EST. On January 16 in the United States. It was time to start the war. I Int...
  • Half The Area Of Saudi Arabia
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    Saudi Arabia Geographical Information Saudi Arabia, monarchy in southwestern Asia, occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia is bounded on the north by Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait; on the east by the Persian Gulf and Qatar; on the southeast by the United Arab Emirates and Oman; on the south by the Republic of Yemen; and on the west by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. The country's border with the United Arab Emirates is not precisely defined. Saudi Arabia has an area of about 2,240,00...

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