What benefits would a global democracy bring?
Along with nuclear weapons and global warming, regional conflicts are one of the most pressing problems the world faces. Israel/Palestine, for example, is a conflict that takes place within a relatively small tract of land, yet affects hundreds of millions of people, either directly or indirectly. 9/11 happened, in part, because of U.S. funding of Israeli occupation and oppression of Palestinians. The India/Pakistan/Kashmir conflict is another regional conflict with global implications. How would one global democracy work to resolve and transform regional conflicts, in contrast to the failures of the UN to resolve these conflicts?