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Quiz 14 :

Foreign Policy

Quiz 14 :

Foreign Policy

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In American foreign policy, international humanitarian policy is typically considered:
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The most important international organization for promoting free trade is the ______________________.
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After the end of the World War II, American diplomat George Kennan, who had been staffed in Moscow, attempted to alert officials to what he saw as increasing threats to U.S.interests posed by the Soviet Union.He suggested that the United States would need to undertake long-term countermeasures against the threat in order to limit Soviet attempts at expansion.Kennan's prescription came to be called _____________ policy.
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Even when presidents and other top American public officials have made it a point to vocally promote human rights and democracy worldwide, the United States has still repeatedly overlooked violations by some authoritarian and autocratic regimes, such as Saudi Arabia, that show little regard for human rights because:
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Why, in the twentieth century, did isolationist foreign policy stances become less tenable or realistic in the United States?
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A group other than a nation-state that attempts to play a role in the international system is called _____________.
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Although the United States and the former Soviet Union had been allies during World War II, by the late 1940s they became engaged in a struggle that saw both build up their militaries, develop the ability to destroy each other completely through nuclear weapons, and fund and fight with opposing sides in conflicts worldwide.It became known as the "Cold War," however, because:
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Until the twentieth century and World War II at least, American national security was mostly based on:
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The term foreign policy refers to programs and policies that:
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The fact that American presidents have often, since World War II, committed the United States to overseas military missions and conflicts with little to no consultation with Congress is at odds with the intentions of the Constitution's framers because they:
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Groups that international relations specialists call "nongovernmental organizations" (NGOs) have had enormous influence worldwide in recent times, often in no small part due to their independence from any one country.Examples include the human rights advocacy organization Amnesty International and the international medical aid-focused Doctors without Borders.Although these groups are nonviolent, they have one thing in common with independent terrorist groups such as Al-Qaeda, which is that they are:
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What does a foreign policy of deterrence against the threat posed by another country require?
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In 1998, President Clinton changed the status of countries that receive the most favorable tariff rate from the United States from "most-favored-nation" (MFN) to "normal trade relations" (NTR) because:
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Early in the twentieth century, the United States entered World War I on the side of Great Britain and France when the Wilson administration concluded that:
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Although its role in foreign policy is not as important as it was for much of American history, the Senate still plays an important constitutional role in this area through:
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In the late 1930s, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain tried to keep his country out of another costly war with Germany through an initially popular but ultimately failed policy of _______________ , one that included signing an agreement that allowed German dictator Adolph Hitler to keep territory gained through military aggression.
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In what has become known as his "farewell address," President George Washington laid one of the cornerstones of American foreign policy _______________ , a security stance it would maintain for decades to come, when he warned the nation to "steer clear of permanent alliances" and have little political connection to foreign countries?
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Terrorist groups-including Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State, usually referred to as ISIS or ISIL-that undertake operations without any government ties or sponsorship are examples of the hostile brand of ____________.
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A nation pursuing a policy of _________________ signals peaceful intentions, but also indicates a willingness and ability to use a strong military if attacked.
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In 2003, when the United States launched an attack on Iraq on the grounds that the country was warehousing weapons of mass destruction, including chemical weapons banned under international law, it opted for a policy of _________________ against any threat to American interests that was posed by Iraq and its autocratic leader, Saddam Hussein.
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