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;;; Transnational Issues Concepts Used in the CIA World Fact Book 2002 ;;;
;; Access to and use of these products is governed by the GNU General Public
;; License <>.
;; By using these products, you agree to be bound by the terms
;; of the GPL.
;; Those who are interested in making use of this ontology are requested
;; to contact Adam Pease (
;; We ask the people using or referencing this work cite our primary paper:
;; Niles, I., and Pease, A. 2001. Towards a Standard Upper Ontology. In
;; Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Formal Ontology in
;; Information Systems (FOIS-2001), Chris Welty and Barry Smith, eds,
;; Ogunquit, Maine, October 17-19, 2001.
;; References to the source document are marked 'CIA'.
;; Supporting definitions taken from are marked
;; with 'WORLD'.
;; ==========================================================================
;; A. Disputes - international
(instance internationalDispute BinaryPredicate)
(domain internationalDispute 1 GeopoliticalArea)
(domain internationalDispute 2 GeopoliticalArea)
(subclass InternationalDispute Disagreeing)
(documentation InternationalDispute EnglishLanguage "A &%Disagreeing between
(instance ?D InternationalDispute)
(exists (?AG1 ?AG2)
(instance ?AG1 Nation)
(instance ?AG2 Nation)
(equal ?AG1 ?AG2))
(agent ?D ?AG1)
(agent ?D ?AG2))))
(subclass MaritimeBoundaryDispute InternationalDispute)
(subclass TerritorialDispute InternationalDispute)
(instance disputedPossession TernaryPredicate)
(domain disputedPossession 1 GeopoliticalArea)
(domain disputedPossession 2 GeopoliticalArea)
(domain disputedPossession 3 GeopoliticalArea)
(subclass IslamicMilitancy ReligiousProcess)
(subclass AfghanUnitedNationsStatusDetermination PoliticalProcess)
;; B. Illicit drugs
(instance illicitDrugConsumer BinaryPredicate)
(domain illicitDrugConsumer 1 GeopoliticalArea)
(domainSubclass illicitDrugConsumer 2 IllicitDrug)
(instance illicitDrugProducer BinaryPredicate)
(domain illicitDrugProducer 1 GeopoliticalArea)
(domainSubclass illicitDrugProducer 2 IllicitDrug)
(instance drugShipmentDestination TernaryPredicate)
(domain drugShipmentDestination 1 GeopoliticalArea)
(domainSubclass drugShipmentDestination 2 IllicitDrug)
(domain drugShipmentDestination 3 GeopoliticalArea)
(instance illicitDrugShipmentDestination TernaryPredicate)
(domain illicitDrugShipmentDestination 1 GeopoliticalArea)
(domainSubclass illicitDrugShipmentDestination 2 IllicitDrug)
(domain illicitDrugShipmentDestination 3 GeopoliticalArea)
(instance illicitDrugTransshipmentPoint TernaryPredicate)
(domain illicitDrugTransshipmentPoint 1 GeopoliticalArea)
(domainSubclass illicitDrugTransshipmentPoint 2 IllicitDrug)
(domain illicitDrugTransshipmentPoint 3 GeopoliticalArea)
;; IllicitDrugMoneyLaunderingArea
(subclass IllicitDrugMoneyLaunderingArea GeographicArea)
(subclass IllicitDrug CompoundSubstance)
(subclass IllicitDrug ControlledSubstance)
(subclass Cannabis IllicitDrug)
(subclass Cocaine IllicitDrug)
(subclass DepressantDrug IllicitDrug)
(subclass Hallucinogen IllicitDrug)
(instance ?I Ingesting)
(objectTransferred ?I ?H)
(instance ?H Hallucinogen)
(destination ?I ?P))
(exists (?HAL)
(instance ?HAL Hallucination)
(experiencer ?HAL ?P)))
(subclass Hashish IllicitDrug)
(subclass Heroin IllicitDrug)
(subclass IllicitSyntheticDrug IllicitDrug)
(subclass Marijuana Cannabis)
(subclass Methamphetamine IllicitDrug)
(subclass StimulantDrug IllicitDrug)
(subclass StimulantDrug Stimulant)