Based upon selected case studies from the assigned readings, assess the effectiveness of the African Union in addressing regional security issues.

Response should be at least 500 words.

1. Tavares, Rodrigo. 2007. Regional Security: The Capacity of International Organizations. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Chapters 2 – 5
2. Alexandroff, Alan S. and Andrew F. Cooper, eds. 2010. Rising State, Rising Institutions: Challenges for Global Governance. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press and Center for International Governance Innovation.