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.
The nonaligned movement against the Bomb soon came under attack, too, when it failed to support the perspective that depicted the United States and its allies as the sole "warmongers" responsible for the precarious global situation.
Basically it continued to be what it had been at the outset--an instrument of Soviet foreign and military policy: "As a result, the movement remained confined primarily to Soviet symphathizers", with the nonaligned movement keeping its distance apart from a few individuals who participated in a private capacity in such "Communist-led peace ventures" as the Stockholm Peace Appeal of 1950.
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 has already forged alliances with leftist leaders in Latin America and won the leadership of the Nonaligned Movement (NAM).
After twenty-five years the Nonaligned Movement continues to struggle against racism and for the implementation of its earliest concerns--independence and the right of self-determination.
It is unfortunate that the United States has been hostile toward the Nonaligned Movement since its birth.
A nonaligned movement ought not to have allowed itself to be maneuvered intot the position of seeming to defend any nuclear weapons whatsoever.