Member states working together to focus on security related concerns 3 main

Member states working together to focus on security

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Member states working together to focus on security related concerns 3 main security related concerns 1. Terrorism 2. extremism 3. Separatism very unique – no other organization has this in its’ charter says we wow to protect each others sovereignty, territorial integrity will help you fight against separatism in your own country – so if Taiwan wants to break  away, SCO will help stop this Evidence that activities of SCO are expanding in social development directions  simultaneously  Broadened cooperation on issues like: o Crime o Overall security o Legal framework – to help extradite criminals o Help police forces o Joint taskforce to fight drug trafficking o Increased intelligence sharing o Increased SCO military exercises and cooperation – looks like a lot like NATO --- just started 1 st  military game was: in case a terrorist group in an SCO  country attacks US/Europe and then they try to invade to get  those terrorists, lets try to stop them US in Afghanistan o Increased counter terrorism programs across all 6 countries Afghanistan is #1 producer of heroin and most of that goes to Russia and China  No where near the organization, intelligence sharing near NATO/EU Important for evolution for world power structures and current events They want to do more on economic stuff
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