Country: the United States of America

Pearl MUN 2006, GA

Student: Dana Khader



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The American National Anthem



The Star Spangled Banner

Oh, say! can you see by the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming;
Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight,
O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there:
Oh, say! does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep,
Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes,
What is that which the breeze, o'er the towering steep,
As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses?
Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam,
In fully glory reflected now shines in the stream:
'Tis the star-spangled banner! Oh, long may it wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

And where is that band who so vauntingly swore
That the havoc of war and the battle's confusion
A home and a country should leave us no more?
Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution!
No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave:
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Oh, thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved home and the war's desolation!
Blest with victory and peace, may the heav'n-rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust":
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave.


The United States of America





The United States: Country Profile

Political Structure:

The United States of America is the world's leading democracy, which is based on federal republic strong democratic tradition. It has a federal court system based on English law. Its federal republic is divided into three branches: legislative branch, which consists of the senate and House of Representatives. Judicial system, which consists of the Supreme Court, United States court of appeal, in doted district courts and state. The executive branch, which is the current president, George W Bush, with Dick Cheney as vice president. The president and vice president are elected through a subsystem of representatives directly from state.

First of all Its legislative system comprises of a bicameral Congress which consists of the Senate (100 seats) and the House of Representatives (435 seats). As for the power of the Congress, it is very high. Whenever there is war to be declared or deployment of troops, the President must have the Congress's support.

As for its executive branch, the current president (and head of government) of the USA is George W. Bush with Dick Cheney as his vice. They are elected though a system of college of representatives who are elected directly from each state. They serve for a four-year term. The Cabinet is appointed by the president but needs Senate approval, with a newly created ministry, after the 11th of September attacks, named Homeland Security to deal with national security.

As for the judicial system, it consists of the Supreme Court (its nine justices are appointed for life by the president with confirmation by the Senate), United States Courts of Appeal, United States District Courts, and State and County Courts. The USAís constitution is based on the English common law. The original draft was in 1787, then the Bill of Rights was added in 1791, and from then there has been several amendments.

The current two dominating parties: the Republican, Democratic and the Green party, which has little influence on power. The Republican and the Democratic both have had ups and downs during their ruling period, and both systems. Some of these systems werenít effective enough so they had to be changed thatís why many constitutions were introduced. The Democrats are more in favor of greater influence of the government, while the Republicans are more to the free market, although both are relatively close to each other. The Democrats are a right and the Republicans are the left.

Federalism denotes a system of government in which power is divided by constitutional right between national and local units of government in regions. The USA is often given as example, since the two Senators from each state are not representing or selected by sub-unit (State) authorities but by electors voted directly by citizens -- though this is by sub-unit decision. All of the powers, branches, are equal no one can ignore the other bracnehs disicion, they all have to respect each other.

 

Geography:

The United States is one of the largest countries in the world. The US is bordered by two countries. The US is a very difficult country to attack. The USA is between Canada and Mexico. The bordered countries are Canada 8,893 km, Mexico 3,141 km. It has a lot of natural hazards such as volcanoes, and earthquake activity around Pacific Basin, hurricanes along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, tornadoes in the Midwest and southeast, mud slides in California, forest fires in the west, and floods. The US world's third-largest country by size (after Russia and Canada) and by population (after China and India). An Ocean surrounds the US on either side. On the west it is the Pacific and on the east it is the Atlantic

 

Natural Resources:

The US is rich in natural resources and it has a huge area. It is listed 3rd in the world for its petroleum manufacturing. Agricultural products in the US are wheat, other grains, corn, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; forest products; fish. Minerals are present and more than fifth of the worldís coal. The US has the largest farmland in the world.

The USA has imports more than 80%. Its agricultural exports helped balance mineral imports. The USís export partners include: Canada, Mexico, Japan, the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands. These exports include capital goods, automobiles, industrial supplies and raw materials, consumer goods, agricultural products.

The US mostly imports these products. Crude oil and refined petroleum products, machinery, automobiles, consumer goods, industrial raw materials, food and beverages. The countries that it imports from are Canada, Mexico, Japan, Germany, the UK, China and Taiwan. As far as petroleum manufacturing goes, the US is listed third in the world; but because there is such a great demand of petroleum, the US has to import a great deal of oil from other countries other than what is being nationally produced

 

Cultural Factors:

The US is a very large population, which is 298,444,215. It has a population growth of 0.91%. The US is a large home for all; these people that were talking about are the people that built the foundation of the US. These are the people that the US is proud of whether they were blackís whites, Asians, Amerindian and Alaskan natives, native Hawaiians, Pacific islanders, Hispanics, Arabs, Europeans, Latin Americans.

The US has pride in its ethnical and racial diversity as it rules over them equally making sure that every single personís voice is being heard. According to the world fact book white 81.7%, black 12.9%, Asian 4.2%, Amerindian and Alaska native 1%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.2%. Not only that, but the US is also colorful with all of its Religions which are Protestant 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10%. Not only does it have different people with different religion but it also has different ways of talking which we call different languages surrounding every corner of the USA. These languages are English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, and Asian and Pacific Island 2.7%, other 0.7%.

After the attacks of September 11the, the Arabic/Asian race has had to suffer from constant aggressive abuse and numerous conflicts between this race and the Americans have been reported. This issue is not as severe right now as it was on the wake of the 9/11 attacks, nevertheless, disturbances still exist. Last but not least the US will stay this colorful rainbow with all of its religions and cultures surrounding it from here and there and being proud to have them all over to be able to represent this wonderful nation.

In the USA not everyone gets along. There are lots of skin problems between black and white. SOME racism is happening in the USA. People are being abused and mistreated because of their color. Not only skin color but also religion. Arabic/Asian citizen is treated completely differently then an America citizen and sometimes people get killed because of that. After September 11 some of these citizens donít get along because of race or color.

 

Economy:

The US has the largest and most technologically powerful economy in the world, with a per capita GDP of $36,300. In this market-oriented economy, private individuals and business firms make most of the decisions, and the federal and state governments buy needed goods and services predominantly in the private marketplace. US business firms enjoy considerably greater flexibility than their counterparts in Western Europe and Japan in decisions to expand capital plant, lay off surplus workers, and develop new products. US firms are at or near the forefront in technological advances, especially in computers and in medical, aerospace, military equipment, although their advantage has narrowed since the end of World War II.

It is a member of the World Trade Organization. The US has a strong, stable currency, the dollar. USA is near the ahead in technological advances, especially in computers and in medical, aerospace, and military equipment. A free market economy is an economy in which the allocation for resources is determined only by their supply and the demand for them. This is mainly a theoretical concept as every country, even capitalist ones, places some restrictions on the ownership and exchange of commodities.

The US. exports capital goods, automobiles, industrial supplies and raw materials, consumer goods, and agricultural products (wheat, other grains, corn, fruits, vegetables, cotton, beef, pork, poultry, dairy products, forest products, and fish), that add up to $723 billion. It exports mainly to Canada 22.4%, Mexico 13.9%, Japan 7.9%, UK 5.6%, Germany 4.1%, France, and Netherlands. However, there is a big trade deficit since the US. imports $1.148 trillion, from crude oil and refined petroleum products, machinery, automobiles, consumer goods, industrial raw materials, to food and beverages. It imports goods from Canada 19%, Mexico 11.5%, Japan 11.1%, China 8.9%, Germany 5.2%, UK, and Taiwan. The national debt is $862 billion, and the budget deficit is $1.828 trillion in revenues and $1.703 trillion in expenditures.

The response to the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 showed the remarkable spirit of the economy. The rise in GDP in 2004 and 2005 was because of the gains in labor productivity. The economy suffered from an increase in energy prices in 2005, but by late in the year those prices dropped back. Hurricane Katrina had a small impact on overall GDP growth for the year. The USA faces long term problems like not enough investment in transportation. budget deficits, rising medical costs of an aging population.

The USAís GDP is going up and its GDP can support a population growth of 1% a year with. Itís part of NAFTA, which is an international trade organization. However, the US suffers from a serious trade imbalance with China, Japan, and Europe.

 

Defense:

The USA has the most technologically advanced military machine in existence. Only Russia can compare to it in the nuclear arena. The US military consists of 1.37 million active forces, 1.28 million ready and stand-by. Traditionally, the greatest military ally of the United States has been the United Kingdom, though the earliest alliance the nation formed was with France. The US has no military dependence on other nations. It is totally self-sufficient

The president is the Commander in Chief of the US armed forces. Major security agreements to which the US is a party include the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and ANZUS, which bonds Australia with the US. The USís spending is $276.7 billion. The person who calls out the troops is the president. He could authorise a strike against Iran without the Congress declaring war.

The US has control over the best missiles, bombs, aircraft and nuclear weapons in the industry. Everyone might be asking why the US has such persist defensive strategies. Well thatís because the US highly advanced technological system and has the ability to detect bombs and missiles via satellites within seconds therefore saving valuable time needed. The USA is well prepared and ready to fight all of its enemies as it did before.

The United States presently occupies 702 military bases worldwide in 132 different countries. The United States military is in Iraq, Afghanistan. There are 140 thousand military and in Afghanistan 18 thousand.

When trying to estimate the power of the US military, figures and numbers are useless; the US has control over the mightiest and most powerful military in the world. It has control over the best missiles, bombs, aircraft and nuclear weapons in the industry. If anything, nobody would want to stand in the way of the US military. The US has the ability to launch ballistic missiles and bombs to almost anywhere in the world via aircraft, battleships and satellites. The US has a highly advanced technological system and has the ability to detect bombs and missiles via satellites within seconds therefore saving valuable time needed to persist in its defensive strategies. Some of the USís defensive strategies/systems include the Strategic Defence Initiative (SDI), popularly known as "Star Wars", which is a military research program for developing an antiballistic missile defence system.

 

Views on World Problems

The USA has protected its country from Mexico, Central America, and other parts of the world from crossing illegally into the USA. Illegal immigrants from the Caribbean attempted to enter the US through Florida by sea. By these attempts, these countries are not considered as allies.

Terrorism is another major issue that affects the US's foreign policy. The 11th of September attacks were embarrassing for the world. Therefore, it bombed Afghanistan and changed the Taliban regime. Because the 11th of September attacks were unsuspected the US is launching attacks, which means attacking before being attacked.

Throughout history, the United States has had many different countries as their allies and as their enemies. After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States has been actively searching every area of the world for allies in the new coalition against terrorism. So far, the United States has been successful, with only a few countries such as Iraq, Iran, North Korea, and Afghanistan being non-supportive. The closest allies of the United States have been mainly Great Britain and Canada. Other supporting countries have been the member countries of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) as well as Somalia, the Philippines, Pakistan, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. NATO is made up of the countries of Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Slovakia, Romania, Lithuania, Estonia, Bulgaria, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States

  USA said it destroyed the Iraqi regime because it supported terrorism. By supporting Terrorism, Iraq is considered to be one of USA's enemies. The Iranian's are USA's enemies by creating and wanting to use nuclear weapons.

Two events in 1999 dramatise a clear potential for the People's Republic of China and the United States of America to enter a relationship of superpower. The first event of note was the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade on 7 May. The second, also in May, concerns allegations of nuclear espionage levelled against China by a US congressional report. These two episodes, remarkable as they are on their own terms, are even more meaningful when viewed within a wider context of Sino-US relations on the eve of the 21st century.

In the Year 2002 the US president G.W. Bush and Russian President V. Putin meet in Moscow and sign treaty on strategic offensive reduction and read declaration on a new strategic relationship.

The U.S. and Japan are partners in dealing with threat to our security and the stability of this region. Japan supports the U.S. in the view that through this process we must move toward ensuring that North Korea dismantle its nuclear program in a manner that is complete, permanent, transparent, and subject to effective verification. The United States and Japan have co-operated in another multilateral approach by resolving the problems of nuclear proliferation. In October of this year, the U.S., Japan, and other allies concluded a training exercise under the Proliferation Security Initiative.

The USAís relationship with France has evolved and there are now in a better shape in particularly with Iranís nuclear power.

The relationship between the USA and Israel is a strategically one and the USA is always supporting Israel. Israel is like the USAís baby, it takes care of it, it feeds it, and it does everything to protect it.

The relationships between Iran and the US is the most dangerous dynamic relation in the region and it may explode anytime and everyone is trying to avoid because the war in the region between the will cause a destruction of the economy world wide which will lead to an increase of the price of oil.

 

History:

The discovery of America was the beginning of the United States. It was discovered by Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus, America since then was a very important part of the world was its lands were rich of joy and sadness of war. Many things faced the USA and are still facing it some of the main things were colour prejudice, and World War I and World War II. However, the US defeated these barriers till it became the strongest country in the world.

At the year 1941 after World War I there was a new war, World War II which was thought to be the end of wars. The United States of America was harmless they did not want attack any body, but the Japanese were not as cool as they looked like. They attacked Pearl Harbor, and also Germany declared a war against the US. In addition, the US also ended this war by dropping 2 nuclear bombs in Japan.

Wars did not stop America was again involved in two wars the Gulf war and the cold war. The cold war in early 1990s was the stop of communism and the Soviet Union; the US did that to reduce communism in the world. The Gulf war was when Iraq invaded its neighbours Kuwait, many resolutions passed on this issue but one was done with major actions which was the US were allowed to enter Kuwait and liberate it. So it was also liberated, many wars passed that the US ended and begun. The US has a very important history and its history shows how solid its actions are.

The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the Charter had been ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States and by a majority of other signatories. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October each year. Eight of the last 10 vetoes at the Security Council have been by the United States, and seven of these have been of draft resolutions criticising the Israeli Government in some way. Most recently, in September 2003, the US vetoed a resolution drafted by Syria that denounced Israel's threat to "remove" Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Washington said the resolution was "flawed" because it did not include a "robust condemnation of acts of terrorism" by Palestinian militant groups.

In December 2002, the US blocked a draft resolution criticising the killing by Israeli forces of several United Nations employees and the destruction of the World Food Program warehouse in the West Bank. In total, the US has blocked 36 draft resolutions on Israel. The US first used its veto in March 1970. Along with the UK it blocked a draft resolution on what was to become Zimbabwe. The US has vetoed 10 resolutions criticising South Africa, eight on Namibia, seven on Nicaragua and five on Vietnam. It has been the lone voice in blocking a resolution 54 times.

The cold war dominated politics for many years. On one side the USA became Leader of NATO (an alliance of western nations against communist powers). On the other side the USSR dominated Warsaw Pact, a military alliance of eastern European states that supported communism. When the Hungarians in 1956 and the Czechs in 1968 tries to act independently, soviet forces were sent in to regain control.

  Bushís new foreign policy is a catastrophe. It has allowed the Middle East crisis to get more dangerous, and put the Arab countries more in solidarity with Saddam Hussein. It has led to rising world tensions, and increased the tension between the US and its key allies with his missile defence system and are against the policy due to the fact that the tax payers who are the American people are paying a lot of money to support this war which is unnecessarily created by the bush regime and is strategically destroying the image of the US being a super power. This regime also creates enemies among the allies of the US in Europe and other countries.

 

 

 

Policy Statements


(1) The Question of detention without trial in the war on terrorism.

This issue relates to the USA because as of May 17, 2002, the United States military was holding 384 detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in connection with its campaign against terrorism. Some of USAís allies are detaining people too. One of the Bush administration's programs that have international disapproval is the holding of Taliban fighters in prison cages at Guantanamo Bay. This issue is affecting the USA in a very intensive way because it is the country which has held these prisoners and everyone is assuming that the USA is doing it for no reason which is giving a bad image of the USA abroad. Most of the Detained people are not entitled to US rights. Most of them are not Americans

The USA is holding these people because it wants the safety of its citizens and it doesnít want any terrorists walking around. The USA wants to make sure that no more attacks occur and no more lives are lost because of these terrorists. The USA also thinks that it is holding these people because it has caught them or seen that the place they were located in had some kind of terrorism act happening and the USA doesnít want to risk anymore lives and anyone it is suspicious of it will not let that person go because it cares about the safety of its community. All countries have the right to defend itself and hold terror suspects because the USA believes that terrorism should be vanished from this world and if countries detain for no reason just for the fun of it then the USA is 100% against that but if countries are doing it to be able to help their citizens and save them from terrorism then that USA will support these countries. When holding someone that is dangerous for the reason of terrorism to your country the USA believes thatís OK. Countries are capable of holding people only in terms of terrorism.

 

(2) Improving the living conditions of Africa.

The US being the wealthiest, strongest and most influential nation, it is worth seeing how their actions or inaction affect other nations. One notable area is US foreign aid. Because USA is a major part of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and even helping to formulate the United Nations their actions can be felt around the world. The USA has provided aid; it has been tied to its own foreign policy objectives. It has provided aids to African and many other countries. The USA has contributed a lot into helping Africa.

As the USA we donít want to keep on giving Africa money and presents which Discourages self-reliance. The USA wants to encourage independence. The USA is currently giving Africa 25% of their budget. The problem is that the money that is given to them is all wasted. This money is wasted on weapons. This money being not used and wasted allows the dictators to use the money to buy weapons. USA encourages giving food because they canít waste that. The USA wants to help as much as it could. The USA believes that giving Africa money wonít help because its government is going to waste it on weapons. If we give Africa the money easily then were encouraging them to depend on countries and telling them not to grow. The USA wants to help Africa but at the same time not encourage them to relie on countries.

 

(3) The control and guidance on the media.

The USA is a kind of country that would want to control the media only if the media is the cause of terrorism. The US has 2 stations in Iraq and that is of course to make sure that nothing that is against the USA is spread which means preventing from any more terrorism from happening. The USA isnít controlling the media because right now none are causing terrorism. The US is heavily critical of Qatar for allowing Al-Jazeera to continue to broadcast Al-Qaeda's tapes. It believes that these may actually encourage terrorism. They even argue that some broadcasts give out signals to terrorists.

The US would have censorship on media, which it would do ONLY so that it would help, vanish any kind of terrorism. As the two Iraqi stations that the US is controlling in Iraq is so that the American troops are protected as well to ensure that the American interest is being implemented. The US believes it's in a war situation. That USA network of satellites is used by most nations. The USA could shut down a media that is using the Encryption, which is any international media. First of all, for Cuba and North Korea that control the media are undemocratic countries that want to control everything and say that the USA is controlling everything. Thatís incorrect because the USA is a country that would only control the media when it is causing terrorism. The USA wants to spread peace and doesnít want any terrorism in this world.

 

(4) Towards eliminating arms proliferation.

America is the country that produces THE MOST arms, which they are sealing it to the third world countries either directly or through brokers. That makes the United States the main supplier of these traditional arms to third world countries. More than 500 million military style hand-held weapons exist now- enough to arm every 12th human on earth, and millions more are produced each year. The United States is the number one seller of small arms to the whole world. Over 500 million small arms exist between citizens and a million more produced each year. Small arms have been the cause of at least 500,000 deaths. These weapons are spreading significantly and a lot of people are a now holder of small arms. These weapons pose a threat to everybody and they should be eliminated. There have been many attempts to eliminate arms proliferation. They also add to Americaís GDP, and the companies that make them give a lot of money to politicians.

The US would like to point out that the USA selling weapons for the sake of a business but meanwhile Cuba or other countries are selling countries to their ideological allies which means selling war. Further, the US would be the first to line up and condemn states, governments, and scumbags who either buy the weapons or misuse them. The USA believes that each country has the right to sell weapons for the sake of a business but if this is going to cause war and is going to be sold to people that are using it for war then that should be condemned because selling them to these kinds of people is what is going to cause any war with these weapons. The main point is to condemn warlords, gang leaders because they are the ones that are buying these weapons thatís why they will be condemned.

 

(5) Integration of women in development.

The UN General Assembly resolution No. 44/171, December 19, 1989, addresses the integration of women in development by stating previous resolutions on the effective integration of women in development. As of October 2004, the CAW's Gender Audit Facilitator's Training Course has been held three times in the US, once in Africa, and once in the Philippines. The course, which has attracted PVOs, NGOs, USAID staff to take action themselves. With the International Institute for Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) in the Philippines and 16 other PVOs and NGOs working in 9 Asian countries, the CAW has produced a book and CD ROM of 18 case stories on successful approaches to gender integration in Asia. Focus groups are being conducted in Nigeria, Niger, Guinea and Sierra Leone with women who trade across borders, customs and police officials, bankers and women leaders to discuss solutions for increasing regional trade.

The United States is deeply committed to promoting global respect for women. Because the United States considers the rights and freedom of women to be fundamental human rights, the Bush Administration has made the empowerment of women integral to U.S. foreign policy. The U.S. Government is helping women become full participants in their societies through various initiatives and programs that increase womenís political and economic participation. The things that the USA did to help women integration is by providing $1 million funding for literacy and job training programs in new Women's Resource centers in over half of Afghanistanís provinces. The USA also drew from the $27 million that Congress set aside for special programs targeted for Iraqi women, Secretary Powell established in March 2004 a $10 million Iraqi Womenís Democracy Initiative, along with a new public-private partnership, the U.S.-Iraq Womenís Network. The USA's support for micro enterprise development has exceeded $150 million each year for the past 5 years. A large proportion of this assistance is provided for micro-credits, for which 70% of the clients are women.

 

 

 

Resolution


Delegate: USA
Issue: Detention without trial in war on terrorism

Defines The "War on Terrorism" is a campaign by the American, British, and their allies' governments with the stated goal of ending international terrorism by stopping those groups identified by the U.S. as terrorist groups and ending state sponsorship of terrorism,

Deeply bothered that The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of co-ordinated terrorist attacks upon the United States of America,

Disturbed that approximately 3,000 people died in the attacks and a number of buildings were damaged or destroyed,

Realising that terror and violence never paves the way to justice but only leads to more violence and terror.

Deeply concerned that Asia suffered the most deaths as a result of terrorist attacks; a total of 9,713 perished there from 1995 to 2000. Africa follows with 5,762 deaths for the 6-year period.

Further realising that The Middle East comes next with 2,190, and Western Europe with1,212. North America had the least number of dead, with only seven during that period. Asia has the highest number of deaths in a single year for any region, with 5,639 dead in 1995.

Keeping into consideration that On March 28, the US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggested that detainees who had not been tried, or those who had been tried, might nevertheless be kept in detention "for the duration of the conflict".

Understands that the United States is entitled to hold the prisoners while active hostilities continued. This principle is recognised in the Third Geneva Convention and the First Additional Protocol, and is an established part of customary international law.

Deeply concerned that In Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen and other countries, scores of people have been arrested and detained in connection with suspected terrorist acts or links to opposition armed groups

Realises that until 2005, 11 men remained in high security detention in the UK under the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001,

1. Defines detention without trial in war on terrorism not including torture like:
A. Being respected as human beings,
B. Allow to keep their clothes,
C. Given medical care,
D. Supplied with adequate food;

2. Declares the writing of an additional protocol to Geneva Convention that will:
A. Not allow any organisations to enter any country and know on their door telling them that they want to check them except with the permission of the USA,
B. Try to have more trials for prisoners
C. Add more rights for prisoners, which are:
i. Allow lawyers to visit the prisoner if they had one, which should be supervised,
ii. Allow visiting time to be more than 1 time per week, but should be supervised, and search about the person visiting, which should be a relative,
iii. Not be forced to do military work,
iv. Not deprived of money but at the same time keep it saved for them until their release,
D. Have incentives to countries that sign this resolution, which are:
i. Additional aid in war on terrorism, which will be supplied by the USA
ii. Economic aid,
iii. Natural disaster help,
iv. Dropping some sanctions,

3. Emphasises that countries that sign this resolution will be:
A. On a country list that shows who are the countries that have nothing to hide
B. Asked for their opinion in every decision taken by the USA;

4. Further Emphasises that any country that doesnít sign on this resolution will:
A. Be known as the country that obviously has terrorist suspects,
B. Be know as the country that is causing all these terrorist attacks,
C. Not have any relations with the USA like,
i. Stop trading economically,
ii. Have embargoes on the country,

5. Declares that this protocol will contain the following:
A. The prisoners must not be paid if they worked for military forces as the Geneva Convention is doing,
B. Must not be allowed to have any sort of communication with relatives and not to receive relief parcels except if they were controlled and an expert in analysing agrees on the parcels,
C. Give the prisoners the kind of health care they need,
D. Prisoners wont be released until tried and proven innocent, other then that no one will be let out;

6. Further recognises that Cuba is one of the countries that isn't giving their prisoners a frail trial and they are torturing them which is what any deteriorate country would do,

7. Urges all countries to support USA because it doesnít want to gives everyone their human rights but at the same time not allow any terrorists go without the fair consequence they deserve,

 

 

 

Opening Speech


Honourable chair and fellow delegates,

"Freedom is the non-negotiable demand of human dignity; the birthright of every person Ė in every civilisation." Thatís what the USA is about.

First of all the USA would like to begin with terrorism that killed thousands of people. The United States itself has suffered from terrorism from the incident of September 11th. Our issue of terrorism today reflects on a state that is being ruled by terrorist government and that has killed its own people. Even more it has been threatening its neighbours for many years and caused war against them taking away their people and locking them in prisons for 12 years. Any country that unwillingly harbours and supports terrorists should ideally be considered a terrorist itself. Some of the countries here today are terrorists and are a clear axis of evil. USA welcomes all delegates today hoping to leave with all problems solved even though some countries donít want that to happen.

Thank youÖ

 

 

Statement of the Delegate



Every year our school hosts a PEARMUN event. This year my PEARLMUN event was very successful. I did my best and I followed my policy all the time. It was a very god event and everyone worked really hard on it. First of all, I was the main submitter of my resolution. I and Dominican Republic merged together and lots of delegates signed our resolution. The resolution wasnít that good because it didnít pass. Most of the delegates didnít vote for it because it was USAís resolution. Some delegates told me it was good but they didnít sign on it because it was USAís. The only mistake I did, which I didnít repeat a lot, I was defending USA meanwhile I was supposed to let the other countries try to prove Iím guilty. All the countries attacked me but I stood tall and I didnít give up and I kept on defending USA and I think I did a good job. My opening speech was good enough; I attacked some countries, like Iran, but indirectly. Lots of countries attacked my speech and also offended USA in their speech, but I didnít stay quiet. Instead I stood up and offended them back. Most of the delegates said that USA did something wrong while their country themselves did it too. Some countries even had the wrong information about their country and USA so I made their faces black with my points of reply. Thank god, it was a successful even and I enjoyed being USA even if I had defended Israel. Iím glad I went through this experience and it was worth it. Almost forgot, I met A LOT of people in this event. I really worked hard and tried my best.