ORGS 7 - International Organizations Why work together Culture Cultural Identity the thing that binds the super nationalist organizations together

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International Organizations- Why work together: Culture·Cultural Identity- the thing that binds the super nationalist organizations togetherImportant because they are usually large however they don’t do that much and unsuccessful·Supernationalist organizations that aren’t primarily focused on economics or focused on security and defense but just on some sort of cultural similarityoArab LeagueoOrganization of American StatesoAfrican Union·Arab League- officially called “League of Arab States” (kind of like the Justice League for the middle East)oOriginal organization based on “Arabicness” which binds the states togetheroArab ethnicity- ethnicity not a religionoThis organization isn’t a religious organization, it’s based on the ethnicityo1945- Arab League created (just after WW2)oOriginal members- Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, YemenoExpanded out to incorporate 22 Arab League Members across north africa and middleeastoHas 4 observer statesoThis group got together to say let’s solve our common problems in our area and present a common front to the world on issues which concern the ArabicsoMain Goal- “to draw closer the relations between states and coordinate collaboration between them- to safe guard their independence and sovereignty and to consider in a general way the affairs and interests of the Arabs people and the countries”oBoyer mocks this organization because this group accomplished t\little to nothing in the past 65 years- they mostly fight when they get together once a yearoA lot of infightingoKicked Egypt out of the group several decades back when Egypt recognized Israel and formed a peace treaty with them but they have been let back inoAt two points, Libya quit the Arab Leauge under Muamnar GaddabiThe arab league was dysfunctional: switched to AfricanoWants to know Arab League for the great potential they could haveoTheir charter: “We should work together in order to solve conflicts, promote economic ties, transfers of energy, technology, a single education systemoThe majority of the world’ oil comes out of the Arab League stateso

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