Essays Tagged: "Saudi Arabia"

World History in 1978

itical and economic year. The trade deficit with the West jumped sharply and itsgrowth rate lagged. Saudi Arabia played the role of the honest broker in Arab disputesover the Egyptian - Israeli peace ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Iraq: A Country on the Rise

906 miles bordering Iran, 83 miles borderingJordan, 149 miles bordering Kuwait, 502 miles bordering Saudi Arabia, 376 milesbordering Turkey, and a coastline 36 miles long. The terrain in Iraq is mostl ...

(7 pages) 189 0 3.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cola Wars, International. COKE vs. PEPSI

but theyare still important markets for Coca-Cola and Pepsi. However, Eastern Europe, Mexico, China,Saudi Arabia, and India have become the new 'hot spots.' Both Coca-Cola and Pepsi are formingjoint b ...

(4 pages) 632 1 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This essay is about why gas prices change. It includes background information on petroleum as well as the way the gas economy works.

leum" means "rock oil" or "oil from the earth." The world's top 5 petroleum-producing countries are Saudi Arabia, the United States, Russia, Iran, and China. After the crude oil is removed from the gr ...

(5 pages) 427 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Wahhabi Movement

s Muhammad b. 'Abd al-Wahhab who was born in 1703 in Uyayna in Najd in the peninsula of what is now Saudi Arabia. He came from a well off family and was thus able to study in the leading universities ... Abd al-Wahhab was spreading his message to the Arab peninsula that help cement the budding state of Saudi Arabia and the spread of Wahhabism. 'Abd al-Wahhab was forced to leave his home town of Uyayna ...

(4 pages) 128 0 2.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

A comparison between coke and pepsi in foreign markets

t they are still important markets for Coca-Cola and Pepsi. However, Eastern Europe, Mexico, China, Saudi Arabia, and India have become the new "hot spots." Both Coca-Cola and Pepsi are forming joint ... hey reason that any returns will not come until the next century.Coke and Pepsi in Sandia Arabia:In Saudi Arabia, Pepsi is the market leader and has been for nearly a generation. Part of this is due t ...

(19 pages) 1103 7 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Republic of Iraq.

reserves of 120 billion to 200 billion barrels of crude, Iraq's reserves are second in size only to Saudi Arabia's. It has 11 per cent of the world's proven reserves with the resting 89 per cent divid ...

(4 pages) 92 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

What is the Nature of Political Participation Under Authoritarian Forms of State Rule and Are the People Necessarily Oppressed?

many will get by with no parties at all, especially in the Middle Eastern Pre-party states, such as Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Kuwait, which are ruled by traditional monarchies which dominate the people ...

(15 pages) 100 1 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

U.S. Still Needs the President's Energy Plan .

n countries. In the past OPEC was able to manipulate and, for a time, control oil prices worldwide. Saudi Arabia, of course, remains the world's largest oil exporter and has 25% of the world's known o ...

(3 pages) 179 7 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Al Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden, and the Taliban.

crashed into the Twin Towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.Bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia to a wealthy family. The family owns one of the biggest construction businesses in Saud ... money and is the main contributor to Bin Laden's power. In 1979, Bin Laden left his home country of Saudi Arabia to fight against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.Al QaedaWhile Bin Laden was in Afgh ...

(2 pages) 151 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Compare the conception of freedom by any two of the following: Rousseau, Marx and Mills.

ways. Therefore, the freedom in one state will be different to another. For example in states like Saudi Arabia people have the freedom from intoxication and causing self-harm. This is a 'positive' f ...

(11 pages) 183 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The US gives it peoples many rights that certain countries do not give to their people. explain? Format: Research Essay using MLA Format

cause I am of a different race, color, religion or social origin.But people in other countries like Saudi Arabia people are restricted to follow any religion other than Islam and officially, non-Musli ... teen people were arrested the first time and another sixteen persons in January; all were deported. Saudi officials reportedly said that the services had too many participants to be considered private ...

(4 pages) 102 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Women in the Middle Ages (early 1400s-late 1500s)

anized, the general role of women steadily improved from early 1400 to the late 1500 in England and Saudi Arabia.In Saudi Arabia and England, there were certain things that women were not expected to ... actories, women started gaining the right to have jobs and could work with men in the same area. In Saudi Arabia, women also gained the right to have jobs, but years latter than the English women, and ...

(4 pages) 22369 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Analysis the characteristic features of one economy: Iran economic details economic indicators economic problems

been the centre of the Shia branch of Islam. As the second largest country in the Middle East after Saudi Arabia, Iran's economy is a mixture of central planning, state ownership of oil and other larg ... oil producer as it holds 7% of the world's proven oil reserves with natural gas reserves second to Saudi Arabia.Approximately 29.3 % of the population are in the 0-14 years age group, 65.9% between 1 ...

(11 pages) 214 0 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Summary of First Gulf War

ad taken Kuwait and controlled 24% of the world's oil supplies. It seemed as if his next target was Saudi Arabia. Within days, the United States, along with the United Nations, demanded Iraq's immedia ... s, demanded Iraq's immediate withdrawal. U.S. and other UN member nations began deploying troops in Saudi Arabia within the week, and the world-wide coalition began to form under UN authority.There ar ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Common Sense and the world view

ety of disciplinary responses to behaviors seen as immoral, irregular or just a social nuisance. In Saudi Arabia if someone steals something, as a form of pain delivery they might have their right han ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Faith and religion

ur beliefs are a reflection of our culture and this becomes obvious when we observe other cultures. Saudi Arabia, for example has a very different belief system than the United States and these religi ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Has OPEC been a Successful Cartel?

untries. Its members are some (but not all) of the most important oil producing countries including Saudi Arabia and Mexico. Most cartels try to raise prices at the expense of consumers.The aim of thi ...

(6 pages) 101 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The History of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan. This is a small paper, my History instructor asked me to prepare.

Egypt, Saudi-Arabia, and JordanI. EgyptEgyptian HistoryEgypt recorded history, the longest continuous accou ... president Sadat was elected president on October 15, 1970.In 1973, Sadat firmed up an alliance with Saudi Arabia and chose to improve relations with his eastern neighbor instead of Libya.II. Saudi Ara ... chose to improve relations with his eastern neighbor instead of Libya.II. Saudi ArabiaSaudi HistorySaudi Arabia takes its name from the Saud Family, which has ruled it, with only a few lapses, since ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The World's Least Liveable Countries: Yemen - A report on how its infrastructure, geography, culture effect it's economy and solutions to the limitations.

coastline. Yemen rests on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Its neighbouring countries are Saudi Arabia to the north and Oman to the east. A large part of the border between Yemen and Saudi A ... f Yemen is one riddled with wars. In 1962 a civil war erupted between royalist forces, supported by Saudi Arabia, and republican forces, supported by Egypt. Yemen Arab Republic (YAR or North Yemen) an ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics