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CANADA

Introduction ::CANADA Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British …

CAMEROON

Introduction ::CAMEROON Background: French Cameroon became independent in 1960 as the Republic of Cameroon. The following year the southern portion of neighboring British Cameroon voted …

CAMBODIA

Introduction ::CAMBODIA Background: Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, descendants of the Angkor Empire that extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its …

BURUNDI

Introduction ::BURUNDI Background: Burundi’s first democratically elected president was assassinated in October 1993 after only 100 days in office, triggering widespread ethnic violence between Hutu …

BURMA

Introduction ::BURMA Background: Various ethnic Burmese and ethnic minority city-states or kingdoms occupied the present borders through the 19th century. Over a period of 62 …

BRUNEI

Introduction ::BRUNEI Background: The Sultanate of Brunei’s influence peaked between the 15th and 17th centuries when its control extended over coastal areas of northwest Borneo …