Very focused on what they do not about military or economics Goal Strengthen

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Very focused on what they do (not about military or economics) - Goal: Strengthen democracy, defend human rights, work for peace - Oversees elections in Americas (Cuba may or may not be a member) - US Doesn’t want CUBA in OAS - Democracy works every where in world but CUBA - OAS Identity: not same poverty, ethnicity, etc. - In same boat of geography (common ideas) - Democracy, individualism, freedom of rights (What binds it all together) - Jimmy Carter - involved in OAS elections - They want to foster trade/common law/open dialogue —> want to be collaborative (hemisphere) - Increase in Latin Americans to move to own OAS —> excluding US & Canada - Regional powers are rising (not in shadow of US) - Could form a new OAS (proposed) - African Union: 2nd biggest in world (after UN) - 53 members (except Morocco - territorial dispute) - Wanted to form mass in Africa since 1960s (help & rise against richer) -1960s: Union of African States —> African Unity —> African Economic Community (1980s) - Goal: Have economics - too poor in Africa (can’t have free trade - don’t trade much anyway) - 1990s: Rejuvenate; Muammar Gaddafi (leader force of it) - Driving force in 1990s —> drawing up constitutions -2002: African Union (mimic EU); want it to work like EU - achieve peace/security, promote good governance, human rights 2
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Monday, March 2, 2020 -Poverty, AIDs —> wealth dispirit —> not good governance (corrupt governance) - Just trying to keep head above water now - African nations don’t have capital (why they haven’t worked) - Common trade, law, currency = Military wing (AU most promising) —> solve problems of Africa without having UN, US come in to fix the problems 1993: Samalia —> US Public didn’t want troops in Africa (don’t understand the conflict - didn’t need interest)
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