Accession Number:

ADA283135

Title:

Saudi Arabia and Regional Issues

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

The overall purpose of this paper is to familiarize the reader with the unique political, social, religious and economic climate in Saudi Arabia. The priorities and accepted norms that exist in that country are considerably different from those in the United States and other western cultures, and thus dictate and educational process to assist in producing an understanding of that area. After presenting a brief treatment of the geography and history of Saudi Arabia, selected items that are key to understanding the general situation that exists in the country today follow. Background information is provided on political, religious, and economic topics. This brief synopsis is provided to cover areas essential to the understanding of this complex society. The second portion of this report lays out the Saudi Arabian perspective on key regional issues. This discussion is provided for two reasons it will familiarize readers with key regional issues, and it will provide additional insight to promote further understanding of the country

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Government and Political Science
  • Sociology and Law
  • Humanities and History
  • Geography
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE