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 Category:Foreign relations by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Kuwait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kuwait was established in the 16th century when several clans from the Al Aniza tribe migrated to the northern shore of the Persian Gulf from the Najd, their famine-stricken homeland in central Arabia.
Kuwait has never been a part of the Abbasid empire 8th century since it didn’t exist at that time and it never incorporate in the Ottoman Empire (16th century) as it was just forming as a small village with no significance at all which granted a degree of autonomy as a principality.
Kuwait formerly had a large Palestinian population, though most of them were forced out of the country after PLO leader Yassir Arafat's support of Iraq during the Iraqi occupation of Kuwait.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/ku/Kuwait.htm   (790 words)

  
 Station Information - Foreign relations of Kuwait
Kuwait presented its case before the United Nations and preserved its sovereignty.
After liberation, Kuwait concentrated its foreign policy efforts on development of ties to states which had participated in the multinational coalition.
Conversely, Kuwait's relations with those nations that supported Iraq, among them Jordan, Sudan, Yemen, and Cuba, remain strained or nonexistent.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/f/fo/foreign_relations_of_kuwait.html   (347 words)

  
 Kuwait - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The State of Kuwait is a small oil-rich monarchy on the coast of the Persian Gulf, enclosed by Saudi Arabia in the south and Iraq in the north.
Kuwait has been a part of the Abbasid empire from the 8th century, and was later incorporated in the Ottoman Empire (16th century), where it was eventually granted some degree of autonomy as a principality; the current ruling family are descendants from these princes.
Kuwait is a small, rich, relatively open economy with proved crude oil reserves of 94 billion barrels - 10% of world reserves.
openproxy.ath.cx /ku/Kuwait.html   (440 words)

  
 Articles - Foreign relations of Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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)

  
 Kuwait (08/04)
Kuwait’s 83% literacy rate, one of the Arab world's highest, is the result of extensive government support for the education system.
Kuwait and the United States worked on a daily basis to monitor and to enforce Iraq’s compliance with UN Security Council resolutions, and Kuwait also provided the main platform for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
Kuwait also is an important partner in the ongoing U.S.-led campaign against international terrorism, providing assistance in the military, diplomatic, and intelligence arenas and also supporting efforts to block financing of terrorist groups.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/35876.htm   (4479 words)

  
 Kuwait Foreign Minister on Relations with Iraq - 3-20-01
Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah said on Tuesday his country would welcome a call at next week's Arab summit to lift U.N. economic sanctions imposed on Iraq for its 1990 invasion of the country.
Kuwait has said before it supported an easing of the suffering faced by the ordinary Iraqis because of the sanctions.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf said on Tuesday there would be no reconciliation with Kuwait at the Arab summit and reiterated Baghdad's demand that the summit call for the lifting of U.N. sanctions.
www.iraqwatch.org /government/Kuwait/kuwait-mfa-3-20-01.htm   (397 words)

  
 Bhutan's Foreign Policy and Relations: Bhutannewsonline.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Secondly, Bhutan’s treaty relations with India, heavy dependence on India economic aid and its land-locked status hindered the growth of independent diplomacy.
It established formal diplomatic relations with Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, EEC, Norway and Netherlands in 1985; Kuwait, Japan and Finland in 1986; South Korea in 1987, Austria in 1989, Thailand in 1991 Bahrain in 1992.
It established non-resident diplomatic relations with Maldives in 1984, Sri Lanka, 1987 and Pakistan in 1990.
www.bhutannewsonline.com /foreign-relations.html   (985 words)

  
 Kuwait - Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
As one consequence of the 1899 treaty, which gave Kuwait a better status than was the case in British treaties with other possessions, the British presence remained somewhat distant, and British officials meddled less frequently in local politics.
Because Kuwait's army was too small to defend the state, British troops arrived, followed soon after by forces from the League of Arab States (Arab League), in the face of which Iraqi forces withdrew.
Although at the outset of the war Kuwait was an outspoken critic of United States military presence in the gulf, during the war this position changed.
www.countrystudies.us /persian-gulf-states/31.htm   (374 words)

  
 About SA - Foreign relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Aziz Pahad, and the Minister of Provincial and Local Government, Mr Sydney Mufamadi, represented South Africa at the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting in Arusha, Tanzania in March 2004.
Bilateral relations between South Africa and Senegal are based mainly on the Senegalese Government's strong support for the African Renaissance initiative and NEPAD as well as strong commitment to the promotion of democracy and good governance.
Relations with Brazil were given further impetus with the inaugural meeting of the South Africa-Brazil JBC in Brasilia in August 2002.
www.info.gov.za /aboutsa/foreign.htm   (12769 words)

  
 Mauritania - FOREIGN RELATIONS
As a result, Mauritania's foreign policy, like that of other developing states, represents at once an extension of the president's personality and the embodiment of an otherwise fragile state.
Accordingly, Mauritania's foreign policy over the years avoided ideological posturing in favor of pragmatic responses to domestic and foreign pressures.
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.
countrystudies.us /mauritania/62.htm   (1044 words)

  
 Foreign Affairs - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Foreign governments want control of the Internet transferred from an American NGO to an international institution.
Germany's recent elections have resulted in a changing of the political guard in Berlin, with one of the casualties being the charismatic foreign minister Joschka Fischer.
Hurricane Katrina's ravages in the Gulf Coast earlier this month have left many foreign policy experts questioning the Department of Homeland Security's capacity to prevent or limit the damages of a large-scale terrorist attack on the United States.
www.foreignaffairs.org   (570 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Kuwait -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Foreign relations of Kuwait -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
U.K. forces were later withdrawn and replaced by troops from (An international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation) Arab League nations, which were withdrawn in 1963 at Kuwait's request.
Since the conclusion of the (A war fought between a coalition led by the United States and Iraq to free Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991) Gulf war, Kuwait has made efforts to secure allies throughout the world, particularly (Click link for more info and facts about United Nations Security Council) United Nations Security Council members.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/F/Fo/Foreign_relations_of_Kuwait.htm   (439 words)

  
 SANDNet Weekly Update, July 26, 2000
Representative Benjamin Gilman, Chairman of the House International Relations Committee, said that the US should draw closer to India because of "China's attempt at hegemony, spread of Islamic terrorism spilling out of Afghanistan and Pakistan and the dictatorship in Myanmar." Representative Gary Ackerman said that continuing the sanctions is a short-sighted policy.
Kuwait declared Pakistan as the "most favored nation" with respect to oil supplies, and Kuwait will send a delegation to Pakistan to discuss privatization of the oil industry.
Former Foreign Secretary SK Singh argued in a column in the Hindu that while Pakistan has publicly called for talks as long as the content is carefully prescribed, India has offered to talk on any subject as soon as Pakistan stops the export of cross-border terrorism.
www.nautilus.org /archives/sand/Updates2000/Jul26.html   (2007 words)

  
 TDS; Passports, Visas, Travel Documents
Kuwait's relations with those nations that supported Iraq, among them Jordan, Sudan, Yemen, and Cuba, were slow to recover.
The Government of Kuwait has abandoned its previous policy of limiting the entry of workers from nations whose leaders had supported Iraq during the Gulf War.
The United States opened a consulate in Kuwait in October 1951, which was elevated to embassy status at the time of Kuwait's independence 10 years later.
www.traveldocs.com /kw/foreign.htm   (1080 words)

  
 Pravda.RU:Russian foreign minister about relations between Russia and Kuwait
This reflects the striving of Kuwait's leaders to develop relations with Russia in trade, economic and political spheres, he said.
Al-Sabah thanked Russian foreign minister for the fact that Moscow determined its position with the reception of a special envoy within a short period of time.
Igor Ivanov said in his turn that Russia attaches great importance to the development of relations with Kuwait, which have intensified of late.
english.pravda.ru /politics/2001/04/09/3391_.html   (218 words)

  
 Foreign Correspondent - 18/02/2003: Kuwait: Countdown to D-Day
SHAFEEQ GABRAH — Director, Centre for Strategic Studies, Kuwait: With the targeted missiles, with the precision on specific targets that will be in this war, as I understand it, less targeted on civilian areas and more targeted on all the symbols of power and all the symbols of the regime.
As evidence of how deep the militant problem might be here in Kuwait, when I went inside the court house with Najeeb for his case, we found instead another case, twelve men brought in overnight accused of possessing weapons and being members of Al-Qaeda.
SHAFEEQ GABRAH: You have an army that's demoralised, you have an army that is weaker than it ever was, you have the republican guards that are also demoralised and you have a country that doesn’t believe in the legitimacy of its ruler and therefore it looks like it's an empty shell.
www.abc.net.au /foreign/stories/s788325.htm   (1937 words)

  
 Foreign relations of the United States Article, ForeignrelationstheUnitedStates Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The United States of America have vast economical, political andmilitary influence on a global scale, which makes the concepts and details of their foreign policies a subject of great interest and discussion around the world.
In the case of the Republic of China, de facto relations are conducted through the American Institute in Taiwan.
The U.S. maintains a Normal Trade Relations list andseveral countries are excluded from it, which means that their exports to the States are significantly more taxed.
www.anoca.org /aid/us/foreign_relations_of_the_united_states.html   (858 words)

  
 Testimony Delivered by David A. Kay before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on May 21, 1998
Testimony Delivered by David A. Kay before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on May 21, 1998 The Kofi Annan brokered agreement of February removed, at least temporarily, Iraq from the headlines and talk shows.
Iraq's weapons programs benefited greatly from access to Western technology and material, however, by the time of the invasion of Kuwait this program had become thoroughly indigenous and for reasons of both deception and efficiency was often embedded in civilian, dual-use industries.
Even states, such as Kuwait and Bahrain, which are much more dependent upon the US for their security, are resisting US leadership when it threatens military confrontation.
www.fas.org /spp/starwars/congress/1998_h/s980521-dk.htm   (2819 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)

  
 Encyclopedia: Foreign relations of Kuwait
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 Foreign Relations (from GEORGE BUSH) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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As president, Bush assembled a multinational force to compel the withdrawal of Iraq from Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War.
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www.britannica.com /ebi/article-197990   (942 words)

  
 Prepared Statement for Senate Foreign Relations Committee, July 31, 2002
Some hardliners on foreign policy are eager to reform the ossified economy.
The key European governments all share the U.S. view that Saddam Hussein is a menace, that he is determined to reconstitute his weapons of mass destruction and that if he obtains nuclear weapons he will flaunt them and attempt to change the balance of power in the Middle East.
Europeans acknowledge that at some point the use of force may be necessary to implement the resolutions and to assure that UNMOVIC is dispatched to Iraq.
www.nixoncenter.org /073102Tesimony%20on%20Iraq.htm   (2918 words)

  
 Bhutan - Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Thereafter Bhutan's foreign relations until the early 1970s were under the guidance of India, with which Bhutan had had official diplomatic relations from 1949.
The ambassador to Kuwait is accredited to Switzerland because of Swiss rules that disallow the UN representative in Geneva to also be accredited to Switzerland.
Informal contact was maintained, however, between the embassies of Bhutan and the United States in New Delhi, and Bhutan's permanent mission at the United Nations in New York had consular jurisdiction in the United States.
countrystudies.us /bhutan/49.htm   (440 words)

  
 Spokesperson on the proposals concerning the normalization of relations between Kuwait and Iraq by The Foreign Minister ...
Spokesperson on the proposals concerning the normalization of relations between Kuwait and Iraq by The Foreign Minister of Qatar
Q: The Foreign Minister of Qatar recently put forward at a symposium on the prospect of Kuwait-Iraq relations sponsored by the Kuwaiti Parliament some proposals concerning the normalization of relations between Kuwait and Iraq.
It stands ready to make joint efforts with all the parties concerned including Qatar through continued contacts with them so that the Iraqi issue will be resolved at an early date to the benefit of peace and stability of the region.
www.chinaembassy-canada.org /eng/gjhdq/dqzzywt/2633/2639/2640/t15600.htm   (192 words)

  
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A study on cultural, scientific, educational and media development in Kuwait.
[Kuwait] : Wizarat al-Ilam, Idarat al-Buhuth wa-al-Tarjamah, 1998.
On Ahmad al-Jabir, Amir of Kuwait, 1887-1950 role in Kuwaiti-Iraqi boundaries problem; history.
www.lib.virginia.edu /area-studies/MiddleEast/Cairo/2000/l2000-081   (595 words)

  
 John Glenn Archives, Senate Papers Subgroup, Series 2: Legislative, Sub-series 4: Legislative Staff, Patricia Buckheit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Patricia Buckheit - Case and Project - Foreign Relations, Congressional Medal of Honor for the Filipino Unknown Soldier, 1983.
Patricia Buckheit - Case and Project - Foreign Relations, Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A., confiscation of property in Pakistan, 1982-1987.
Patricia Buckheit - Foreign Relations Files - Budget appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State for FY99, committee report and printed bill, 1998.
library.osu.edu /sites/archives/glenn/collection/senate/buckheit.htm   (3907 words)

  
 A Meeting with Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld - Council on Foreign Relations
Given the huge size of the defense budget, and its impact not only on our foreign policy and security policy but its impact on our economy, jobs, business, race relations, scientific research based educational system and all the rest.
I've been concerned that the universities of the country have not done a good job of trying to understand the processes by which we compose the defense budget of the Government of the United States.
Copyright 2005 by the Council on Foreign Relations.
www.cfr.org /publication.php?id=6001   (6671 words)

  
 One Reason Not to Like the Council on Foreign Relations...: Archive Entry From Brad DeLong's Webjournal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Kerry's foreign policy team is essentially Clinton's old team, and even the Democrats there acknowledged that the Clinton foreign policy team was lucky rather than good on most matters outside economics.
To say that Clinton foreign policy was, except for international economic policy, "lucky rather than good" seems to miss a good deal of the point.
Clinton's foreign policy was conducted during the eight easiest years of the 20th century (at least).
www.j-bradford-delong.net /movable_type/2004_archives/001006.html   (2732 words)

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