The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is considered a major power in the Middle East. Many factors contribute to Saudi Arabia being such a power house. These factors are their economical wealth, military strength, and continuation to slowly adjust politically to the world. Saudi Arabia, once a land of tribes, is continuing to grow, and these are the reasons why. To start, Saudi Arabia’s success as major power in the Middle East is greatly contributed to their economical wealth.
The Five Themes of Geography Applied to Saudi Arabia -Payton Lehnerz Location Absolute location is a mathematical and precise location of a country. The absolute location of the Saudi Arabia is 25 00 N, 45 00 E. Relatively, the Saudi Arabia is located in the Middle East; north of Yemen and Oman; and South of Iraq and Jordan. Saudi Arabia is also bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/sa.html Place The physical characteristics of Saudi Arabia can be broken down into four natural regions. In the West are mountainous highlands; Central contains the rocky plateau; East are low-lying fertile coastal plains; and covering majority of the
Also, the women of Saudi Arabia have literally been fighting for these rights since the 90’s. And me personally I believe that all humans are equal. Lastly, letting women drive will increase the economy in Saudi Arabia because now women do not have keep spending their money on private drivers or paying a relative to take them work. Now they can invest that money back into their families or anything else that is essential to them. Many of the kingdoms professional and young people will welcome the change, looking at it as a step to making life in Saudi Arabia like everywhere else in the
Kristof uses his personal experiences to write this passage. He interviewed some women in Saudi Arabia about how they are dress differently with others. They cover themselves with back cloaks and not an inch of their body were shown except their eyes. A lot of women in Saudi Arabia says they are fine with that because that’s their tradition and culture. Then, the author talked about a lack of gender equality, and he agrees if women are deserve to be given a choice for themselves.
Strengths: The major strength of The kingdom of Saudi Arabia relies heavily on its strategic location. As it is the birthplace of prophet Mohammed and the birth of Islam, it has great antiques and history that is appreciated by Arabs, Muslims and everyone around the world, as the history of the Arab peninsula goes back to more than 1400 years. This provides tons of historic information and antiques that will attract tourists around the world. Another strength is the constant visits from Muslims throughout the year, which will motivate the Saudi government to be on a constant road to development to provide ease for visitors when performing religious rituals. Saudi Arabia holds approximately 70% of youth population, these young people will be a great asset in the success of the objectives and the vision as a whole because of the amount of enthusiasm and energy they have towards change and development.
Saudi women’s education. As explained by feminist theory, women’s inequalities originate from the social structures and institutions that are dominated by men (Acker, 1987). In the context of Saudi Arabia, women have been treated with disrespect and consequently their values in the Islamic society are not acknowledged (Katz, 2013). The manipulation of conservative norms and traditions Saudi Arabia led to the origin of male dominance (Katz, 2013). The ideology that women do not deserve quality education is therefore preserved.
The Saudi’s want to be the next big expansion in the Middle East. When Alan reaches the “KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY: ONE MAN’S VISION, ONE NATION’S HOPE” he is shocked to see nothing but two buildings (pg. 40). The King in this case saw the impact Dubia had on the world and wants to bring that same paradise to his land. If he succeeds he can ensure a positive future for himself and would begin the global capitalism for the rest of Saudi Arabia.
Globalization in Saudi Arabia has changed how the majority of youth thinks, this is causing a great misunderstanding between parents and their children. Internet and TV were not very popular during the past, however, as they were getting more popular the youth’s thinking started to change due to the knowledge of other cultures other than the cultures that are known in Saudi Arabia. Parents tried to protect their children from what they have thought was a negative influence which caused conflicts between parents and their children. Also, globalization has changed the Saudi Arabian culture as a whole. Also, globalization has affected the Arabic language in a negative way.
About 600 BC Sahara was a fertile land, it wasn 't always what it is today a gigantic place covered with ands and a few plants, but there are still parts of the Sahara that is fertile "As recently as 6,000 BC, grains and millet were grown across much of what is now the Sahara. In fact, prehistoric cave drawings have been discovered in parts of the Sahara that actually depict the flora as green and thriving." There are many other facts about Sahara, but this facts are amazing because it makes people think about what they have thought about Sahara, a big desert with