global politics quiz

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    Global Politics Quiz -

    1) Which is the only country in the world to have dropped bombs on over
    twenty different countries since 1945?

    2) Which is the only country to have used nuclear weapons?

    3) Which country was responsible for a car bomb which killed 80 civilians in
    Beirut in 1985, in a botched assassination attempt, thereby making it the
    most lethal terrorist bombing in modern Middle East history?

    4) Which country's illegal bombing of Libya in 1986 was described by the UN
    Legal Committee as a "classic case" of terrorism?

    5) Which country rejected the order of the International Court of Justice
    (ICJ) to terminate its "unlawful use of force" against Nicaragua in 1986,
    and then vetoed a UN Security Council resolution calling on all states to
    observe international law?

    6) Which country was accused by a UN-sponsored truth commission of providing
    "direct and indirect support" for "acts of genocide" against the Mayan
    Indians in Guatemala during the 1980s?

    7) Which country unilaterally withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM)
    Treaty in December 2001?

    8) Which country renounced the efforts to negotiate a verification process
    for the Biological Weapons Convention and brought an international
    conference on the matter to a halt in July 2001?

    9) Which country prevented the United Nations from curbing the gun trade at
    a small arms conference in July 2001?

    10) Aside from Somalia, which is the only other country in the world to have
    refused to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child?

    11) Which is the only Western country which allows the death penalty to be
    applied to children?

    12) Which is the only G7 country to have refused to sign the 1997 Mine Ban
    Treaty, forbidding the use of landmines?

    13) Which is the only G7 country to have voted against the creation of the
    International Criminal Court (ICC) in 1998?

    14) Which was the only other country to join with Israel in opposing a 1987
    General Assembly resolution condemning international terrorism?

    15) Which country refuses to fully pay its debts to the United Nations yet
    reserves its right to veto United Nations resolutions?

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