Nonaligned Movement


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Nonaligned Movement

An international organization for countries not allied with the United States or any other major bloc. It was founded in 1961 by nations not wishing to take sides in the Cold War; since the fall of the Soviet Union, it has concentrated on facilitating cooperation between countries in the Global South.
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This idea could now earn the blessing of the Nonaligned Movement and demonstrate how a new Middle East can chart its own destiny after the Arab Spring.
As the Nonaligned Movement underscores the extent of international support for Iran's right to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes, the United States and its allies will be pressed to drop their rigid insistence on a complete halt to Iran's enrichment efforts and take a more nuanced approach to help break the deadlock on the issue.
China and Russia both have observer status at the Nonaligned Movement.
This is unquestionably harder to prove, especially since, during the time covered by this volume, cold war states seemed increasingly impervious, if not hostile, to the ideas of the nonaligned movement In fact, the insecurities generated by the cold war provide the clearest explanation for the failure of the movement to sustain its early momentum.
Our relationship started then, and was restricted to common positions on international issues and common positions in the nonaligned movement.
AaPalestinians, Arab nations and the 118-nation Nonaligned Movement of mainly developing countries strongly backed the Libyan initiative for the 15-nation Security Council to hold an open debate on October 14 with an opportunity to talk about the UN's 575-page investigative report on Gaza.
He made that ambition clear last month when he addressed a conference of foreign ministers from the 120 nations that form the Nonaligned Movement.
He has already forged alliances with leftist leaders in Latin America and won the leadership of the Nonaligned Movement (NAM).
That meeting ushered in warmer relations between the two countries, and Clinton said he wanted ``to reach out to the whole nonaligned movement and especially to the Islamic nations in it who had not given over to fundamentalism and extreme anti-Americanism.