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Iraq

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MAP OF IRAQ

Time Line in Iraq

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The Kurdish Factor   Sunni/Shia Differences   The Shia Factor   The Sunni Factor   The Minorities Factor   The Chaldean Factor    Country Study

Coalition Forces in Iraq

The Arab League

Baath Party of Iraq & Syria

Map of the Muslim World


Coalition of the Willing

Map of the Religious Significance of the Coalition


NEIGHBORING NATIONS OF IRAQ

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Turkey  Animated Sphere  UNITED NATIONS
 
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NATIONAL STATISTICS - ASIA MAP
   GDP $ 5,830     Population 68,109,469
  
Living In Poverty  18%
   Population 2050 (projected) 97,500,000 
  + 37%
   766,640 sq. km.   86 per sq. km.
   Literacy:  male 94.3%, female 78.7%
   Life Expectancy:  male 69.41 yrs. female 74.3 yrs.

  
Environmental & Ecological Factors
  
Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Turkey does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 18
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
Women 15-49 with HIV/AIDS - N/A
  
National Intelligence Quotient -  90%
  
Corruption Index
  
Armed Forces  

  
World Bank Report  
International Monetary Fund
  
USAID Grants taken 1962-2003 - $ 5,496.5 million
   News Sources
   World Health Organization

  
Freedom House Report  
World Trade Organization
  
DŁnya
   Turkish Daily News
   Zaman
  
Istanbul Stock Exchange
   Chambers of Commerce

  
Current Conflicts  see also: Kurdistan

   
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Republic of Turkey
   Nation Founded 1923

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Syria   Animated Sphere
   
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NATIONAL STATISTICS - ASIA MAP
   GDP $ 7,887     Population 17,585,540

   Living In Poverty 
20%
   Population 2050 (projected) 35,000,000 
+ 99%
   185,170 sq. km.     87 per sq. km.
   Literacy:  male 89.7%, female 64%
   Life Expectancy:  male 68.18 yrs. female 70.67 yrs.

  
Environmental & Ecological Factors
  
Trafficking in Human Beings Report - N/A
  
Syria does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 13
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
Women 15-49 with HIV/AIDS - N/A
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 87
  
Corruption Index
   Armed Forces   

  
World Bank Report  
International Monetary Fund
   USAID Grants taken 1962-2003 - $ 194.5 million
   News Sources
    World Health Organization

  
Freedom House Report
  
Syria Times
   Syria Report
  
Al Thawra
  
Chambers of Commerce

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Syrian Arab Republic
   Nation Founded 1946


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  Jordan   Animated Sphere
 
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NATIONAL STATISTICS - ASIA MAP
   GDP $ 4,348    Population 5,460,265
  
Living In Poverty  30%
   Population 2050 (projected) 11,800,000 
  + 115%
   89,544 sq. km.    55 per sq. km.

   Literacy:  male 95.9%, female 86.3%
   Life Expectancy:  male 75.42 yrs. female 80.5 yrs.

  
Environmental & Ecological Factors

  
Trafficking in Human Beings Report - N/A
  
Jordan does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
Human Rights Report

  
Age of Consent - 16
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
Women 15-49 with HIV/AIDS - N/A
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 87
  
Corruption Index
  
Armed Forces   
  
World Bank Report  
International Monetary Fund

  
USAID Grants taken 1962-2003 - $ 5,967.0 million
   News Sources
    World Health Organization

  
Freedom House Report   World Trade Organization
  
The Star
   The Jordan Times
  
Amman Stock Exchange
  
Chambers of Commerce

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Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
   Nation Founded 1946

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Iran    UNITED NATIONS
  
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NATIONAL STATISTICS - ASIA MAP
   GDP $ 6,673     Population 68,278,826
  
Living In Poverty  40%
   Population 2050 (projected) 96,500,000 
  + 45%
   1,600,000 sq. km.   43 per sq. km.
   Literacy:  male 85.6%, female 73%
   Life Expectancy:  male 68.04 yrs. female 70.73 yrs.

  
Environmental & Ecological Factors
  
Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Iran does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 14F / 17M
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
Women 15-49 with HIV/AIDS - N/A
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 84
  
Corruption Index

  
Armed Forces   
  
World Bank Report  
International Monetary Fund
  
USAID Grants taken 1962-2003 -
$ 109.7 million
   News Sources
   World Health Organization
  
Freedom House Report
  
The Tehran Times
  
The Tehran Stock Exchange
   Chambers of Commerce

                  The Maltese Cross   


   Islamic Republic of Iran
   Nation Founded 1979


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Kuwait  Animated Sphere  UNITED NATIONS
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NATIONAL STATISTICS - ASIA MAP
   GDP $ 15,884    Population 2,183,161
  
Living In Poverty N/A
   Population 2050 (projected) 7,000,000
    + 192%
   17,820 sq. km.   107 per sq. km.

   Literacy:  male 85.1%, female 81.7%
   Life Expectancy:  male 75.72 yrs. female 77.62 yrs.

  
Environmental & Ecological Factors
  
Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Kuwait does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - No Legal Definition
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
Women 15-49 with HIV/AIDS - N/A
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 83
  
Corruption Index

  
Armed Forces  
  
World Bank Report  
International Monetary Fund
  
USAID Grants taken 1962-2003 - $ NIL
   News Sources
   World Health Organization

  
Freedom House Report
   World Trade Organization
  
The Kuwait Times
  
Chambers of Commerce

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State of Kuwait
   Nation Founded 1961


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Saudi Arabia  Animated Sphere  UNITED NATIONS
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NATIONAL STATISTICS - ASIA MAP
   GDP $ 12,877     Population 24,293,844

   Living In Poverty  N/A

   Population 2050 (projected) 74,200,000
  + 208%
   1,960,582 sq. km.   9 per sq. km.
   Literacy:  male 84.7%, female 70.8%
   Life Expectancy:  male 66.99 yrs. female 70.55 yrs.

  
Environmental & Ecological Factors
  
Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Saudi Arabia does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings.

  
Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - Must be Married
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
Women 15-49 with HIV/AIDS - N/A
  
National Intelligence Quotient -  83
  
Corruption Index
  
Armed Forces  

  
World Bank Report  
International Monetary Fund
  
USAID Grants taken 1962-2003 - $ NIL
   News Sources   World Health Organization

  
Freedom House Report
  
Riyadh Daily
  
Saudia Online
  
Arab News
   Chambers of Commerce

          Animated flag of Arab League  The Maltese Cross

  
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
   Nation Founded 1932

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