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WEEK 6 ORGS #1 Intro to Conflict/Cooperation It started out with people fighting the other person and the toughest winning o Then it turned into tribes fighting each other and nations fighting each other o Then nation states fighting each other o And now states fight each other Increasingly in today’s world, the 21 st century, the states are working together with each other like never before o This is a product of the last 60 to 70 years o These groups of states working together are called Supranationalist Organizations Supranationalist Organizations Supra is a Latin word means across National is nations o Supranationalist = across nations o These organizations are over, and above, and supersede simple boundaries o These are sovereign states working together to do something What motivates a sovereign state to get together with another state? o Money, security, cultural commonality o Everyone one of these organizations has some sort of mission which binds the states together A mission which all of the states in the club feel as if they can achieve better in the group than if they went at it alone So many different acronyms for these organizations o EU o AU o UN o NATO o
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