Have great potential if they were to get act together speak with common voice o

Have great potential if they were to get act together

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Have great potential if they were to get act together & speak with common voice o AL should have more voice than it does Contains most of OPEC members Lion share of world’s exported oil comes out of AL states They used to have huge voice Called oil embargo in 1973 (1 st & last time) Couldn’t enact things that would change conflict in the middle east o Us, European countries don’t want the Arab league to work out Organization of American States (OAS) o Headquarted in Washington dc o 35 member states of all the Americas (sovereign) o Very successful? Why? Very focused on what they do o OAS goals Strengthen democracy Work for peace Defend human rights o Group who oversees elections throughout all of the Americas Cuba may or may not be a member
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Got kicked out because they are not a democracy (works everywhere in the Americas except Cuba) o Shared culture of ideas Democracy & individual rights & freedoms are good o Jimmy Carter involved in OAS elections o Aspire to do more Fostering trade/common law between member states o Latin Americans want to start their OAS without US & Canada As Us is slipping away from world super power status, regional powers are rising & Latin Americans want their own voice African Union o
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  • Fall '08
  • JDBOYER
  • Saudi Arabia, Arab League, Morocco, African Union

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