Orgs7 - These dont do as much as the others Cultural organizations Arab league Organization of American states African union Arab League Based on

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These don’t do as much as the others Cultural organizations Arab league, Organization of American states, African union Arab League: Based on “arabness” what binds the stats together. We are all arab so lets get together and promote it Arab ethnicity 1945: Arab league Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudia Arabia, Syria, Yemen 22 Arab members, north Africa and middle east. 4 observer states Main goal “draw closer the relations between member states and safeguard independence and soverienty and apparent interest of arab states” This group has accomplished little to nothing in last 65 years, mostly fight Two points Libya quit under gaddafi Used to dress in military garb but then picked up African dress The great potential they could have if they got their act together Contains most of the opec members. Should have a ton of conomic and political clout. Effectively called an embargo 1973 oil embargo. Could enact a lot of things that can change things Middle east still ripe with conflict, if anything more conflicts now than there used to be. Rest of world does not want arab league to “succeed” Organization of American States: OAS International org. headquartered in DC 35 states in the Americas Very focused and tuned on what they do Stengtehn democracy work for peace and defend human rights OAS oversees elections Done a pretty good job, Americas are fairly stable Shared culture of ideas
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