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QUESTION 1

The tragic cost of war was clearly demonstrated in the combined death toll of World Wars I and II, which was roughly ________.

five million people

sixty million people

fifty million people

ten million people

QUESTION 2

The combined cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are estimated between ________.

$7 and $8.5 trillion

$1.5 and $2.2 trillion

$3.7 and $4.4 trillion

$600 and $800 billion

QUESTION 3

An example of successful collective security is/was ________.

Operation Desert Storm against Iraq

the war on terrorism

the prosecution of the Vietnam War

the U.N. PROFOR operation in Bosnia

QUESTION 4

A type of agreement among states that aims to protect each state from aggression by other signatories to the agreement is called a ________.

third-party security treaty

mutual defense pact

collective security agreement

peacekeeping agreement

QUESTION 5

According to the authors, which of the following statements would likely be true about a new international balance of power?

It would probably be multipolar.

It would likely be bipolar.

It would probably be hegemonic.

None of the above

QUESTION 6

Which of the following is an example of post–Cold War genocidal behavior resulting in the killing of over half a million people?

Chechnya, Russia, in 1999

Kashmir, India, in 2002

West Bank/Gaza/Israel in 2001 to 2002

Rwanda in 1994

QUESTION 7

In which of the following countries during 2011–2012 did the leader Bashar al-Assad conduct a brutal campaign against his country’s citizens?

Syria

Saudi Arabia

Iran

Iraq

QUESTION 8

In which of the following countries was apartheid—the official government policy of separation of the races—practiced?

South Africa

Angola

Zimbabwe

Egypt

QUESTION 9

What is considered the primary reason that human rights often take a backseat in American foreign policy?

National security interests override human rights interests.

Public opinion will not support risky human rights policies.

There is no monetary payoff from human rights policies.

Congress sees little value in a strong human rights policy.

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Nestor Rutherford
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5 Jun 2019

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