Organization of American states-oas o Hq-dc o 35 member states of the Americas o Finetuned and focus o Objective: Strengthen democracy Work for peace And defend human rights o Oversees elections o Cuba may or may not be a member o Geographical closeness o Mostly for ideology shared culture of ideas Democracy and individual hujman rights and freedoms are good o Aspire to do more o Fostering trade possibly or law or dialogue
o Latin americans might start their own oas without usa and Canada African union o Second largest supra nationalist o 53 members all of Africa without morocco cause its trying to get the sahara thing o Union of African states -60’s o Union of African unity o African economic community o 1990’s o Muammar gaddafi leader of Libya driving force o 2002-relaunched African union Mimic eu o Objective Accelerate political and economic integration Combat disease poverty A lot of stuff governance o chronic corruption o a common military has interesting prospects o don’t want to rely on others o 1992-93 us troops support un humanitarian mission in Somalia; ends badly black hawk down o Western powers don’t want to send their troops in o Anti terrorist Country club oddballs Entities aren’t legit
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- Fall '08