Get common military to solve African problems without relying on outside influence 1992-93 troops US support UN humantiraiusm mission in Somalia, ends badly Western powers don’t want to send their troops to Africa
Outside world increasing AU military Money and training have been flowing in Berundy, Somalia, Darfur sudan where troops have been Omar president of sudan, wouldn’t let Eu in but would let AU in Also supported because Africa may become a hot bed for terrorism AU military also supported its anti-terrorsim promise International oddballs G7, Nuke group Don’t fit tightly into any of the categories we’ve talked about so far Groups comprised of states that have a hell of a lot of clout, economic power, politica power, nuclear weapons power, but the entities are not really legit IMF, world bank Run more like business than international coalition G7 G8, G20 G stands for group All are or were biggest economies at the time G7 – Group of 7 Group of states where meeting of finance ministers and banks meet to discuss economic and finance policies Who are G7? US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK Weren’t top 7, G6 and G7 were richest democratic countries ILlegtitimate, no rules, no charter, no constitution Grew to G8 Russia was added G8 Summit Sign of changing times: G20 G20 has grown by a dozen G8, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indosnesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, S korea, Turkey, and EU
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- Fall '08
- European Union, Saudi Arabia, African Union, Sudan, G8