What are the love/hate relationships the US and Saudi Arabia share? What relationship does the US have with Saudi Arabia?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 2:31 am ad1c9bdddf
Saudi Arabia and the United States enjoy a strong relationship between the governments and the business world. The friendly relationship is forged by common goals and common concerns within the region of the Middle East. The relationship does have its problems, mostly in ideals and beliefs of government and religion.
The two most apparent things about Saudi Arabia are the oil they provide and the Islamic religion that dictates much of the country. Saudi Arabia is the birthplace of Islam and it is the home of both Mecca and Medina, the two holiest places in Muslim religion. It was established in 1932 and is currently ruled by a descendent of ABD AL-AZIZ bin Abd al-Rahman AL SAUD. It is a monarchy served by a royal family. The king has begun slowly reforming the government for more political involvement by the people, but it remains a country with a single family ruler and Islamic law as the basis of many rules and laws. The long term reform process started when Abdallah was crown prince.
Problems for the country internally which ultimately led to internal terrorism in 2003, when Iraq ...
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Economic Terms and Limits of GDP Usefulness
For first year students using unfamiliar or finding the right terminology when asked to discuss certain aspects of a field of study can be challenging. Economics is no different from other professions that use certain abbreviations in which to explain segments of their specific field. GDP per capita is one example that economists use to define and indicate the health of the economy. In analyzing the GDP per capita of a country, such as Saudi Arabia, it would be beneficial to understand and use the economic terminology that explains and defines the country's overall economic health and know the differences between indicators. This purpose of this exercise is provide a glossary of economic terminologies so that a first year student can fully express terminology and an expanded presentation of what the GDP per capita involves and what it does not capture when talking about the economic health of a nation. For example, GDP per capita, while it can indicate how the general population is doing economically, it does not define the general well-being of the average person, such as enduring the impact of a negative environment, non-existence of leisure time, or scarcity of resources (Callen, 2012).View Full Posting Details