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  GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Africa - Algeria - Foreign Relations
Algeria has traditionally practiced an activist foreign policy and in the 1960s and 1970s was noted for its support of Third World policies and independence movements.
Although the land border between Morocco and Algeria was closed in the wake of a terrorist attack, the two have worked at improving relations, and in July 2004, Morocco lifted visa requirements for Algerians.
Algeria has friendly relations with its other neighbors in the Mahgreb, Tunisia and Libya, and with its sub-Saharan neighbors, Mali and Niger.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/ag/Algeria_relations_summary.htm   (475 words)

  
  Algeria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Algeria was brought into the Ottoman Empire by Khair ad-Din and his brother Aruj, who established Algeria's modern boundaries in the north and made its coast a base for the corsairs; their privateering peaked in Algiers in the 1600s.
Algeria’s financial and economic indicators improved during the mid-1990s, in part because of policy reforms supported by the IMF and debt rescheduling from the Paris Club.
Algeria’s finances in 2000 and 2001 benefited from an increase in oil prices and the government’s tight fiscal policy, leading to a large increase in the trade surplus, record highs in foreign exchange reserves, and reduction in foreign debt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Algeria   (1770 words)

  
 Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Algeria was brought into the Ottoman Empire by Khair ad Din and his brother Aruj who made its coast a base for the corsairs; their privateering peaked in Algiers in the 1600's, after which the center of activity moved to Tripoli in Libya.
Algeria has the fifth-largest reserves of natural gas in the world and is the second largest gas exporter; it ranks 14th in oil reserves.
Algeria's finances in 2000 and 2001 benefited from the temporary spike in oil prices and the government's tight fiscal policy, leading to a large increase in the trade surplus, record highs in foreign exchange reserves, and reduction in foreign debt.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/a/al/algeria_1.html   (900 words)

  
 foreign relations of algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Algeria has traditionally practiced an activist foreign policy and in the 1960s and 1970s was noted for its support of Third World policies and independence movements.
Although the land border between Morocco and Algeria was closed in the wake of a terrorist attack, the two have worked at improving relations.
Algeria has friendly relations with its other neighbors in the Maghreb, Tunisia and Libya, and with its Sub-Saharan neighbors, Mali and Niger.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Foreign_relations_of_Algeria.html   (436 words)

  
 Category:Foreign relations by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Foreign_relations_by_country   (86 words)

  
 Foreign relations of France - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
De Gaulle's foreign policy was centered around an attempt to limit the power and influence of both superpowers, and at the same time increase France's international prestige.
The close relations between the French government and the governments of a number of Arab states have not done anything to reduce attacks on French citizens.
Relations between the United States and France are active and cordial.
open-encyclopedia.com /Foreign_relations_of_France   (2636 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Algeria Embassy of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria in Jakarta, with a history of relations between Algeria and Indonesia, and consular information in English and French.
Algeria In English and Korean, with information on Algeria and its economic potential.
Foreign Affairs Journal of global current events, foreign policy, and international relations published by the Council on Foreign Relations.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Foreign_relations_of_Algeria.html   (717 words)

  
 Articles - Foreign relations of Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Relations with the European Union have dramatically improved to the point where Iran is a major oil exporter and trading partner for countries such as Italy, France, and Germany.
Iran and Iraq restored diplomatic relations in 1990 but are still trying to work out written agreements settling outstanding disputes from their eight-year war concerning border demarcation, prisoners-of-war, and freedom of navigation and sovereignty over the Shatt-al-Arab waterway.
Relations with the states of the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), especially with Saudi Arabia, have improved in recent years.
www.centralairconditioners.net /articles/Foreign_relations_of_Iran   (1362 words)

  
 Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Algeria is a country in northern Africa with a coast on the Mediterranean Sea along the north and bordered by Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in the southwest, and Morocco in the west (the Moroccan border is closed).
The name Algeria is derived from the name of the city of Algiers, which itself is from the Arabic al-jazā’ir, which translates as the islands, refering to the four islands which lay off the coast until becoming part of the mainland in 1525.
In the 1990s, Algeria was engulfed in a protracted and violent civil war after the military prevented an Islamist political party, the Islamic Salvation Front from taking power following the country's first multiparty elections.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/al/Algeria.htm   (1106 words)

  
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That is what the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee, in its official report accompanying the Foreign Assistance Act for the fiscal year 1994 budget, urged the administration to consider doing.
French policy toward Algeria during 1993 was driven in large part by concern that an Islamist takeover would swell the flow of immigrants to France and destabilize the rest of North Africa.
French-Algerian relations are complicated by the legacy of France's colonial rule in Algeria and its eight-year war to prevent the country's independence; public evocation of human rights concerns by France prompts a backlash in Algerian official circles, complete with evocations of past atrocities.
www.hrw.org /reports/1994/WR94/Middle-01.htm   (4552 words)

  
 Algeria
Nearly four times the size of Texas, Algeria is bordered on the west by Morocco and Western Sahara and on the east by Tunisia and Libya.
Ostensibly to rid the region of the pirates, the French occupied Algeria in 1830 and made it a part of France in 1848.
Algeria: Economy - Economy About one fourth of Algeria's workers are engaged in farming, but agriculture contributes...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107272.html   (904 words)

  
 Text: Senate Statement of Ambassador-Designate to Algeria Janet A. Sanderson
Algeria, as current President of the Organization of African Unity, has also collaborated with us on efforts to mediate some of Africa's bloodiest conflicts.
Chairman, the U.S. is seeking broader and deeper relations with Algeria.
Although the violence in Algeria has greatly diminished from two years ago, much work remains to bind the wounds inflicted on Algerian society during that period and to ensure the country's long-term stability.
usembassy-israel.org.il /publish/peace/archives/2000/june/me0622a.html   (1281 words)

  
 The EU's relations with Algeria - Overview
On the African scene, Algeria played an important mediating role in the Ethiopian/Eritrean conflict during its chairmanship of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 2000.
The EU has also issued statements on the political situation in Algeria, the last on the situation in the Kabylie region, in June 2001 at the Göteborg European Council.
Thanks to two foreign debt reschedulings in 1994-1995, and with the help of IMF, the World Bank and the EU, Algeria has started an important economic reform programme and a withdrawal of the State from the economy.
europa.eu.int /comm/external_relations/algeria/intro   (1215 words)

  
 Military of Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Algeria is a leading military power in region and has its force oriented toward western (Morocco) and eastern (Libya) borders.
Algeria has attempted in recent years diversify its sources of military material.
After the Lost of Indochina,Algeria became more interested the need of independence but for some Algeria was the Jewel of the Emperie and specially for the Troops that have been their second nation like the French Foreign Legion who have fight for 134 yea...
www.freeglossary.com /Algeria/Military   (663 words)

  
 Algeria (02/07)
Algeria has the seventh-largest reserves of natural gas in the world (2.7% of proven world total) and is the second-largest gas exporter; it ranks 14th for oil reserves.
In 2001, Algeria concluded an Association Agreement with the European Union, which was ratified in 2005 by both Algeria and the EU and took effect in September of that same year.
In August 2005, then-Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Richard G. Lugar, led a Presidential Mission to Algeria and Morocco to oversee the release of the remaining 404 Moroccan POWs held by the Polisario Front in Algeria.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/8005.htm   (5826 words)

  
 Mauritania - FOREIGN RELATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Relations with Algeria improved when Mauritania supported Algeria in its dispute with Morocco.
Close relations with France, on whom Mauritania continued to rely for much of its development aid, remained the cornerstone of Mauritanian foreign policy through the late 1980s.
Spain's withdrawal from the Spanish Sahara and the latter's partition and annexation by Mauritania and Morocco in 1976 inaugurated an eight-year period of conflict and fighting against Polisario guerrillas of the SADR, resulting in military setbacks and stagnating diplomacy for Mauritania.
countrystudies.us /mauritania/62.htm   (1044 words)

  
 Podcasts - Council on Foreign Relations
Offering short analysis in QandA form from the editorial staff of the Council on Foreign Relations on vital foreign policy and national security topics several times a week and frequent interviews with CFR authors on their latest books.
To address the growing importance of Africa, the Council on Foreign Relations and Foreign Affairs present Beyond Humanitarianism, a collection of recent work that explains underlying trends on the continent and provides an absorbing look at Africa’s emergence as a strategic player on the world stage.
Copyright 2007 by the Council on Foreign Relations.
www.cfr.org /about/rss/podcast.html   (491 words)

  
 U.S. and Soviet policies towards France's struggle with anticolonial nationalism in North Africa.
From the Soviet government's angle, Algeria was part of France, a position reiterated by Nikita Khrushchev just four days after the agenda vote at the U.N.(43) Like the U.S., the U.S.S.R. endeavoured to reconcile two conflicting objectives by assuaging the colonial power and pleasing the nationalist leaders attempting to destroy it.
U.S. reaction to the insurrection in Algeria was as cautious as the U.S.S.R.'s.
Moscow now had the opportunity to endcavour to develop good relations with these freshly independent nations.(73) The main objective was, of course, to use economic and technical aid, a short-term objective, as a way of achieving the long-term goal of accelerating the establishment of pro-Marxist-Leninist regimes.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/zoubir.htm   (9626 words)

  
 The EU's relations with Algeria - Overview
On the African scene, Algeria played an important mediating role in the Ethiopian/Eritrean conflict during its chairmanship of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 2000.
The EU has also issued statements on the political situation in Algeria, the last on the situation in the Kabylie region, in June 2001 at the Göteborg European Council.
Thanks to two foreign debt reschedulings in 1994-1995, and with the help of IMF, the World Bank and the EU, Algeria has started an important economic reform programme and a withdrawal of the State from the economy.
ec.europa.eu /external_relations/algeria/intro/index.htm   (1215 words)

  
 Ruling But Not Governing - Council on Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Steven A. Cook is the Douglas Dillon fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Prior to joining the Council, Dr. Cook was a research fellow at the Brookings Institution (2001–2002) and a Soref research fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (1995–96).
Cook holds a BA in international studies from Vassar College, an MA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and both an MA and PhD in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.
www.cfr.org /publication/12844   (884 words)

  
 Terrorism: Q & A | Armed Islamic Group (Algeria, Islamists)
The Armed Islamic Group (known by its French acronym, GIA) is a radical offshoot of Algeria’s main Islamist opposition.
The GIA operates principally in Algeria, and its objectives are more local than al-Qaeda’s ambitions for a global holy war.
In Algeria, 70 percent of the population is under 30 years of age, and per capita income has dropped 50 percent from its peak in 1986.
www.terrorismanswers.com /groups/gia_print.html   (1314 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Libya - Foreign Relations of Libya | Libyan Information Resource
Although Qadhafi's internal policies could be ignored or tolerated by the rest of the world, regardless of their radicalism, his foreign policies elicited strong resentment and widespread condemnation from many quarters.
Libyan foreign policy grew from the historical legacy of colonial domination, Nasser's philosophy, and most important, the creation of Israel.
Qadhafi's concept of foreign relations has been determined to a large extent by his implacable hatred of Israel and his desire to destroy it.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/libya/libya118.html   (745 words)

  
 Algeria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, or Algeria, is a nation in north Africa, and the second largest country on the African continent.
Algeria has been a political maverick in the Maghreb, making it difficult to create the Moroccan Maghreb Arab Union, proposed in 1989.
Tensions over Western Sahara (Algeria supporting the right to self-determination of the Saharawis) have caused tension with Morocco.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/A/Algeria.htm   (1425 words)

  
 Terrorism: Q & A | Armed Islamic Group (Algeria, Islamists)
The GIA emerged as one of several radical FIS splinter factions that have continued to fight against Algeria’s FLN-supported, military-dominated regimes, from the government that ruled the country until 1999 to the current, more conciliatory leadership.
According to the State Department, the GIA “aims to overthrow the secular Algerian regime and replace it with an Islamic state.” Beyond that, however, the GIA has not articulated precise political goals, and GIA cells are said to operate independently.
But some intelligence officials say that al-Qaeda’s leadership is increasingly interested in using national Islamist movements such as the GIA to breathe new life into the wounded al-Qaeda network.
www.terrorismanswers.com /groups/gia.html   (669 words)

  
 The Country & People of Algeria
Relations between Arabic-speaking and Berber-speaking Algerians have been marked by tension since Arabic was made the sole national language (1980); that policy was reversed in 2002, when Tamazight, a Berber tongue, was also recognized as a national language.
AD, Algeria was conquered by the Vandals (430—31), the Byzantine Empire (6th cent.), and finally, in the late 7th and early 8th cent., by the Arabs, whose introduction of Islam profoundly altered the character of the area.
France invaded Algeria in 1830 and declared it a colony in 1848.
www.hejleh.com /countries/algeria.html   (2654 words)

  
 New page in the relations between Algeria, Iran
Relations between the two countries have improved with the accession of Presidents Khatami and Butaflika to power after a cession that lasted for 7 years marked by the severing of diplomatic relations in 1993.
Diplomatic relations between the two countries were normalized in 2000 after a meeting between the two presidents on the sideline of a UN summit in New York.
Algeria severed its relations with Tehran which it had accused of supporting the Islamists of the "Islamic front for Salvation."
www.arabicnews.com /ansub/Daily/Day/041004/2004100412.html   (257 words)

  
 CSU Libraries: Middle Eastern History and U.S. Foreign Relations
"The Council on Foreign Relations is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy." Publishes Foreign Affairs (D 410.F6 Journal Room).
Foreign Affairs journal has current and back issue table of contents (certain back issues for sale).
The following subject terms are recommended for identifying items on the Middle East and U.S. foreign relations in the library catalog SAGE, and Prospector (the Colorado Union Catalog).
lib.colostate.edu /research/history/mideast.html   (2422 words)

  
 About CFR - Council on Foreign Relations
Thinking about and discussing pressing foreign-policy issues is a long-established tradition at the Council on Foreign Relations, a nonpartisan and independent membership organization.
As you can learn by reading our mission statement, the Council has promoted understanding of foreign policy and America’s role in the world since its founding in 1921.
Users will, of course, find materials produced at the Council on Foreign Relations: transcripts of on-the-record meetings, books by scholars, Background Q and A’s by the staff of CFR.org, op-eds and journal articles by Council fellows, and much more.
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