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  Somalia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Somalia (Somali: Soomaaliya; Arabic: الصومال, As-Suumaal), formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic, is a coastal nation at the Horn of Africa in East Africa.
Somalia is located on the east coast of Africa on and north of the Equator between the Gulf of Aden on the north and Indian Ocean on the east.
Somalia continues to have one of the highest child mortality rates in the world, with 10% of children dying at birth and 25% of those surviving birth dying before age five.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Somalia   (2268 words)

  
 103 Hearings: Unprinted Senate Hearings by Title (1993- 1994)
Foreign Relations 19930716 Nominations: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations of Thomas J. Dodd, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, James J. Blanchard, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to Canada, and Jeffrey Davidow, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Venezuela,...
Foreign Relations 19940225 NOMINATIONS: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations of Donald M. Blinken, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary, Richard Dale Kauzlarich, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan, and Derek Shearer, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Finland,...
Foreign Relations 19940715 NOMINATIONS: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations of Robert A. Pastor, of Georgia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Panama, and Curtis Warren Kamman, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Bolivia,...
www.lib.ncsu.edu /congbibs/senate/103hrupt.html   (6211 words)

  
 Foreign relations of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Secretary of State is the foreign minister of the United States and is the primary conductor of state-to-state diplomacy.
During the Cold War, U.S. foreign policy sought to limit the influence of the Soviet Union around the world (called "containment"), leading to the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and diplomatic actions like the opening of China and establishment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
United States foreign policy is influenced by the efforts of the U.S. government to halt imports of illicit drugs, including cocaine, heroin, and marijuana.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_the_United_States   (2305 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Somalia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Somalia urged self-determination for the people of the area, while Kenya refused to consider any steps that might threaten its territorial integrity.
Related problems have arisen from the boundary with Ethiopia and the large-scale migrations of Somali nomads between Ethiopia and Somalia.
In the aftermath of the 1977-78 Somali-Ethiopian war, the Government of Somalia continued to call for self-determination for ethnic Somalis living in the Ogaden region of eastern Ethiopia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Somalia   (402 words)

  
 Somalia - FOREIGN RELATIONS
The provisional government established in February 1991 inherited a legacy of problematic relations with neighboring states and economic dependence on aid from Arab and Western nations.
Relations between Somalia and its three neighbors-- Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya--had been poisoned for more than two decades by Somalia's irredentist claims to areas inhabited by ethnic Somalis in each of these three states.
Anticipating the possibility of being expelled from Ethiopia, the SNM decided to relocate within Somalia itself, a decision that drastically changed the nature of the conflict in the north.
countrystudies.us /somalia/78.htm   (1067 words)

  
 Somalia (01/05)
Somalia is located on the east coast of Africa on and north of the Equator and, with Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti, is often referred to as the Horn of Africa.
The SRC became increasingly radical in foreign affairs, and in 1974, Somalia and the Soviet Union concluded a treaty of friendship and cooperation.
Although the U.S. never formally severed diplomatic relations with Somalia, official relations were interrupted by the fall of the government and have not been fully reestablished in the continued absence of a national government.
www.state.gov /outofdate/bgn/s/47178.htm   (4890 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Somalia
Somalia (Somali: Soomaaliya; Arabic: الصومال, As-Sumal), formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic, is a coastal nation in East Africa.
Somalia was one of the many countries devastated by the resulting tsunami which struck the Indian Ocean coast, destroying entire villages and killing an estimated 300 people.
Some areas in Somalia are actually doing better economically than before the war when the socialist government of Siad Barre had suppressed free enterprise and neglected large parts of the country.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Somalia   (1594 words)

  
 Somalia - Foreign Relations, 1960-69   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Somalia's government was in the hands of leaders who were favorably disposed toward the Western democracies, particularly Italy and Britain, in whose political traditions many of them had been educated.
Somalia's relations with Italy after independence remained good, and Italian influence continued in the modernized sectors of social and cultural affairs.
Somalia's relations with France were likewise strained because of opposition to the French presence in the Territory of the Afars and Issas (formerly French Somaliland, later independent Djibouti).
countrystudies.us /somalia/17.htm   (565 words)

  
 Why War? Keywords: Somalia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
He was arrested and imprisoned in Somalia until he was deported to Saudi Arabia.
This led to the autonomy and independence of Southwestern Somalia.
Somalia is located on the east coast of Africa on and north of the Equator between the Gulf of Aden on the north and Indian Ocean on the west.
www.why-war.com /encyclopedia/places/somalia   (1287 words)

  
 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - Government of Somalia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Somalia has no national government at present; however, a two-year reconciliation process led by the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) concluded in October 2004 following the formation of a transitional parliament, known as the Transitional Federal Assembly, in August 2004, and election of a Transitional President in October 2004.
Somalia has no national government at present; however, Shariff Hassan Sheikh Adan was elected as Speaker of the Assembly in September 2004, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed was elected as Transitional Federal President of Somalia in October 2004, and Ali Mohamed Gedi was approved by the Transitional Federal Assembly as Prime Minister on December 24, 2004.
Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed was elected Transitional Federal President of Somalia on October 10, 2004 and Ali Mohamed Gedi was approved by the Transitional Federal Assembly as Prime Minister on December 24, 2004 as part of the continued formation of a Transitional Federal Government (TFG).
globaledge.msu.edu /ibrd/CountryGovt.asp?CountryID=132&RegionID=5   (1010 words)

  
 Somalia
Somalia now has among one of the largest diaspora communites of the whole continent.
Somalia has one of the highest child mortality rates in the world, with 10% of children dying at birth and 25% of those surviving birth dying before age five.
Somalia has some of the cheaper calling rates in the world with some companies charging less than a cent a minute.
www.transporteon.com /Airlines-S/Somalia.php   (2031 words)

  
 Somalia (03/06)
Somalia is located on the east coast of Africa on and north of the Equator and, with Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Kenya, is often referred to as the Horn of Africa.
Somalia has no national government at present; however, a two-year reconciliation process led by the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) concluded in 2004 following the formation of a transitional government, the components of which are known as the Somalia Transitional Federal Institutions (TFIs).
Somalia has no functioning central government at present; however, Shariff Hassan Sheikh Adan was elected as Speaker of the Assembly in September 2004, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed was elected as Transitional Federal President of Somalia in October 2004, and Ali Mohamed Gedi was approved by the Transitional Federal Assembly as Prime Minister on December 24, 2004.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2863.htm   (5441 words)

  
 Search: Somalia - FOX News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Somalia (Somali: Soomaaliya; Arabic:, As-Suumaal), formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic, is a coastal nation at the...
Somalia is one of the poorest countries in the world, a situation aggravated by...
Somalia for 2004: There is no constitution and no legal provision for the protection of religious freedom; there were limits on reli...
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 Somalia
Somalia, situated in the Horn of Africa, lies along the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.
Somalia broke diplomatic relations with Britain in 1963 when the British granted the Somali-populated Northern Frontier District of Kenya to the Republic of Kenya.
Somalia acknowledged defeat in an eight-month war against the Ethiopians that year, having lost much of its 32,000-man army and most of its tanks and planes.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107979.html   (996 words)

  
 - Other Foreign Relations : SomaliNet > Somali > Somalia and Somalinad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In 1986 Somalia and the Soviet Union reestablished diplomatic relations, broken during the Ogaden War.
In mid-1991 Somalia was a member of the United Nations and its specialized agencies, the Organization of African Unity, the League of Arab States, and the World Bank (see Glossary).
Chapters six, seven, and eight of Ahmed Samatar's Socialist Somalia examine the impact of the Ogaden War on the country's domestic and foreign relations.
www.somalinet.com /library/somalia?so=0106   (338 words)

  
 Countries of the World: Somalia: Chapter 4D. Foreign Relations@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Somalia's vision of world affairs has been dominated by the dedication of the country's political leaders and its people to the Greater Somalia cause.
In its foreign policy, described in the new Constitution as based on peaceful coexistence and positive neutrality, Somalia has been an active partisan of both African and Arab causes.
It has committed itself, along with other states of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), to the eradication of the remnants of white rule in Africa and is aligned with the Arab League (League of Arab...
highbeam.com /doc/1P1:28386293/Somalia~C~+Chapter+4D~R~+Foreign+...   (192 words)

  
 Mario Profaca: Mario's Cyberspace Station: Somalia الصومال   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Somalia Weekly Status Report provides updates in the seven key areas identified as pillars of U.S. Government policy.
Davies, Rick - Mogadishu Images from the Past A cartographic and photographic record of Mogadishu, Somalia, from the late 18th century to 1990.
Has a section on Somalia with full text documents, in Adobe PDF, covering clan membership, human rights reports to aid those seeking asylum.
mprofaca.cro.net /somalia.html   (1039 words)

  
 - MASS MEDIA : SomaliNet > Somali > Somalia and Somalinad
Prior to the overthrow of the Siad Barre regime in January 1991, all domestic publications and broadcasting were controlled by the government.
In 1988, the most recent year for which statistics were available, there were an estimated 375,000 radio receivers in Somalia.
Subsequently, publication of newspapers became impossible because the country disintegrated into civil war in late 1991 and early 1992.
www.somalinet.com /library/somalia?so=0101   (298 words)

  
 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Africa - Somalia - Foreign Relations
In 1970, the Siad Barre regime declared a national ideology based on scientific Socialism and aligned its foreign policy with the Soviet Union and China.
In the 1980s, Somalia shifted its alignment to the West following a territorial conflict with Ethiopia over the disputed Somali-populated region of the Ogaden from 1977-78, which was supported by the Soviet Union.
Five countries, including Saudi Arabia, Libya and Egypt, extended recognition to the now-expired Transitional National Government and continue to provide assistance to Somalia.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/so/Somalia_relations_summary.htm   (463 words)

  
 Page Not Found - Council on Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
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The page you've requested does not exist at this time on the Council of Foreign Relations website.
Copyright 2006 by the Council on Foreign Relations.
www.cfr.org /publication/9366   (168 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Kenyan Foreign Policy Behavior Towards Somalia, 1963-1983: Books: Korwa G. Adar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In an examination of Kenya's foreign policy towards Somalia, this book studies the economic and military relations between the two countries.
The author discusses Kenya's display of respect for territorial integrity towards Somalia between 1963 and 1983.
Korwa G. Adar is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0819190411?v=glance   (443 words)

  
 Snooker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The game of billiards dates back to 15th century but snooker is a more recent In the late 19th century billiards games were popular among British officers stationed in India and players used to experiment with on the game.
The most commonly accepted is that at the officers' mess in in 1875 Colonel Sir Neville Chamberlain (no relation the later Prime Minister) suggested adding coloured balls to a game.
The word 'snooker' was army slang a first-year cadet.
www.freeglossary.com /Snooker   (2441 words)

  
 Find in a Library: U.S. policy in Somalia : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Find in a Library: U.S. policy in Somalia : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, July 29, 1993.
U.S. policy in Somalia : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, July 29, 1993.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/c33ba935edeb7559a19afeb4da09e526.html   (113 words)

  
 Terrorism - Council on Foreign Relations
The U.S. government's list of foreign terrorist organizations is a powerful policy tool for denying legitimacy to groups Washington deems to be "beyond the pale." The list has remained relatively static, but the latest report tracks a new area of concern – terrorist havens.
Speaker: Stephen E. Flynn, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Vali R. Nasr, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies and Professor, Naval Postgraduate School and Steven Simon, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
With no end to Iraq's violence in sight, it seems foreign fighters may succeed in helping to fracture Iraqi society.
www.cfrterrorism.org   (766 words)

  
 Table of contents for US foreign policy and the Horn of Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Table of contents for US foreign policy and the Horn of Africa / by Peter Woodward.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa, Northeast.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0517/2005023190.html   (94 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Somalia - Foreign Relations | Somalian Information Resource
You are here -allRefer - Reference - Country Study & Country Guide - Somalia
One of numerous foreign relief grain shipments being unloaded in Berbera port for distribution, 1991
An elderly woman from Burao, a town in northern Somalia severely damaged in the civil war, 1991
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/somalia/somalia102.html   (346 words)

  
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Topics include: Dewey F. Bartlett journeys, international economic relations congresses, world politics congresses, Algeria politics and government, developing countries, and Fourth Conference of Heads of State or Government of Non-Aligned Countries.
Topics include Dewey F. Bartlett journeys, Mohamed Siad Barre, Soviet Union communism, Soviet military assistance to Somalia, Diego Garcia (British Indian Ocean Territory), Somalia politics and government, and United States foreign relations with Somalia.
Correspondents include Henry Kissinger, Sam Nunn, Nguyen Van Thieu (President of Vietnam), and Vietnam Council of Foreign Relations publication.
www.ou.edu /special/albertctr/archives/BartlettInventory/Bartlett60.htm   (474 words)

  
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Topics include the North American Treaty Alliance, campaign debates in the United States, American military bases in Japan, foreign relations with Europe, Japan and politics and government, Japan and the Soviet Union and foreign relations, Japan and defenses, and the United States and foreign relations with Japan.
Topics include military readiness and United States foreign relations.
Topics include National Republican Congressional Committee, Organization of American States, United States Dept. of Energy, United States budget, deregulation, energy policy, military readiness, natural gas, taxation, United States foreign relations with Cuba, and United States foreign relations with Soviet Union.
www.ou.edu /special/albertctr/archives/BartlettInventory/Bartlett44.htm   (706 words)

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