First woman president she just got impeached thrown out of office physically

First woman president she just got impeached thrown

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First woman president – she just got impeached – thrown out of office physically – august 31, 2016 Charges on manipulating budget to hide problems – tons of corruption CURRENT michel temer – 2016 to present Slightly to the right of rousseff Pushing brazil to the cener Under multiple investigations for massive corruption Panama has had a conservative guy in charge Paraguay – conservative Columbia – juan manuel cantos 2010 Center right Argentina – for a decade or two were left leaning Should be super rich – but floundering December 2015 had a presidential vote. Kicked left out Mauricio macri – just center right
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HEADS OF STATE: MIDDLE EAST TURKEY – bridge between Europe and Middle East Pivot towards the east Warming ties with Russia and Israel In the past, president was against Israel. Adamant against Syrian head of state Active military alliance with united states to fight Syria ISRAEL Benjamin Netanyahu -Prime Minister Right wing – hawkish leader : does not mind confrontation Active military - huge us ally US is one of the biggest supporters of Israel – Neighbors are not a fan Countries are historic allies despie leaders are not fans of fans of each other Prime minister does not want to aknowledge Palestine Nuclear agreement deal with iran – us warming relations with iran, an enemy of Israel United states approves 38bn military aid SYRIA Bashar al-Assad – President of Syria Rightwing dictator Took over Syria from dad – kind of a monarchy Refused to concede power Assad is arab and religiously shia (as well as their shia) Iran is a strong ally Turkey – ethnically Turkish and sunni islam, Israel is jewish while assad is ethnically arab and shi’a
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Everything except turkey and iran ARABIA King salman = 2015 to present Monarchy – hugely rich oil state controls OPEC Controls holiest site of islam Top ten most powerful man in planet earth Huge ally of united states Does not see eye-to-eye to united states – ally of iran , pull out of me affairs, EGYPT Largest arab population – 80-85 million Egyptians Epicenter of arab spring – protest arab situation/ overthrew dictator Not doing well economically 3 decades of dictatorship – one party state After arab spring, elected democratic government but was then kicked out by military coup and replaced by another dictator PRESIDENT: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi 2014- present Used to be a general in the army All leaders so far mentioned are on right side Dictator in Syria North Africa – mostly arab JORDAN King Abdullah II
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1999-present Monarchy A little more liberal (but still on right side) PALESTINE Mahmoud Abbas President 2005 – present 10-20 years trying to make Palestine a sovereign state Work with Israel to have 2-state Arab League – talk about arab situations West Sahara, Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq,, Djibouti, Somalia, Syra Leaders are ethnically arab and predominately sunni islam Muammar Gaddai Leader of Libya (dictator) 1969 -2011 Thrown out of power Saddam Hussein President of Iraq 1979 – 2003 Osama bin Laden Leader of Al-Qaeda 1988 – 2011 Arab – ethnicity Egyptian is not a separate ethnic group anymore All Arab leaders hate Assad (Syria) He’s a Shia Allies based on religion Assad and government are Alawites – sub branch of shia
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Shia but not ethnically arab – Iran (22.14)
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