Transestria Donestk South oniestia are favoring the Eurasian union Will likely

Transestria donestk south oniestia are favoring the

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Transestria, Donestk, South oniestia are favoring the Eurasian unionWill likely never join EEU:Moldova, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, GeorgiaIf Ukraine goes.. it could sway other states to do it too (the linch pin)Powerful, supernationalist union of sovereigned states------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Economic BlocksAU – African UnionWhy have trade blocks not worked in Africa?They’re poor.A: Most exports/imports outside AfricaSCO – Shanghai Cooperation OrganizationNew blockEconomicsThey’re working together to encourage trade, Building infrastructure to move natural gas and oilOPEC = cartelCartel is NOT a trade blockWhat is a cartel?Formal agreement between competing business to control most of a resourceBusiness can get together and raise the price of a common goodSet the priceOPEC – Organization of Petrolem Exporting Countries
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OPEC countries nationalized their oil industriesOwn and control the oil industries in their perspective countriesCould the United States ever join OPEC?US could never join OPEC because it doesn’t control its oil industryUS does not export oilSet the price of oil too high, countries can’t payAlternative sounrces of energyMajor non-OPEC OIL PRODUCESRUSSIA NORWAY AND MEXICODE-BEERS (cartel)Controls 80-90% of the world’s diamonds, and everything involved with themThey’re considered a monolopyMonopoloy – single entity controls an industryPotential monopoliesGoogle – becoming the first molopoy on digital information------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Supranationlist organizations based on defense/peace/security1919 – League of NationsFailed miserablyThen happened WW21945 – creation of the United NationsProvide a common forum for all states to talk to each otherPossible global government?Pacts of non-aggressionWe promise to not attack you and you won’t attack usLeading up to WW2, Germany signed one with Russia so they won’t attack each otherDefense pactsUK and France if you are attacked we promise to come help you if you promise to come help us ifwe’re attackedA strong defense will discourage conflict from occurringPeace Security and Defense1946 – NATO1955 WARSAW2001 – SCO
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UN Permanent Security Council
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