PAD540 -Week6Assignment 2

Transnational actors, interest groups, public opinion, and the media have monumentally influenced the war in Darfur. These outlets have been instrumental in intervention, disseminating information, while also keeping the public abreast of the current warfare in Darfur. Categorically, transnational actors are organizations that work across national boundaries but whose members are not states. Transnational actors are involved in almost every important issue in the world. Additionally, transnational actors encompass transnational corporations, and transnational advocacy networks. Transnational corporations pursue global strategies for production, sales, research, and investment. Transnational advocacy networks also play a growing role in international politics. Transnational advocacy networks or TAN are groups that organize across national boundaries to pursue some political, social, or cultural goal (D’Anieri, 2014). An example of a transnational actor is the involvement of Human Rights Watch. HumansRights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the
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