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Which organization provides assistance to mothers and children living in poverty?
When an organization is described as having a humanitarian purpose, its goal is understood as
promoting human welfare and social reform.
Which supports the UN's purpose of promoting social progress and better standards of living?
agencies such as UNICEF and WHO
Preventing the outbreak of a new war is the purpose of the
UN peacekeeping forces.
Which group works to help get pardons for past offenses?
Heifer International's function is to help reduce poverty by providing
livestock to start small businesses.
The legacy of the League of Nations was that
it served as a model for the UN.
To get information about helping to protect women from human trafficking, the best NGO to contact would be
The International Red Cross is now
merged with the Red Crescent.
What was the main purpose of one of the first world organizations, the League of Nations?
to prevent another global war by resolving conflicts with diplomacy
The Shining Path was defined as a terrorist group by the Peruvian government because the group
used cruelty to achieve political goals.
One way that entities can cooperate with counterterrorism policies is by
seizing the funds of terrorist organizations.
Violence has declined in Northern Ireland because terrorist organizations
agreed to negotiate.
What is the primary role of the United States Bureau of Counterterrorism?
to advance counterterrorism efforts in other countries
Al Qaeda is identified as an international terrorist group because it
attacks targets in many areas of the globe.
From 1973 to 1990, Chile was an example of state-sponsored terrorism because General Pinochet
allowed terrorists to murder thousands of citizens.
What was the greatest community impact of the Oklahoma City bombing?
Individuals experienced significant emotional pain years after the event.
Which best defines counterterrorism?
the use of political tactics to prevent terrorist attacks
The terrorist groups in Italy and Peru both wanted to
overthrow the existing government.
Read the quotation from The Changing Faces of Terrorism.
It is not too early to hazard the guess that, by engaging in crimes against humanity, the new face of terrorism may have contributed to its own eventual demise.
In this statement, the author suggests that terrorism will
end because the activities have alienated people.
A major goal of terrorist organizations is to create
Descendents of a group of former slaves live on their own island and speak their own language. Which choice best describes these people?
The Kurds' quest for ethnic _________ has created tension and conflict in Southwest Asia.
Which region wants independence for Buddhists in a communist country?
War erupted in Yugoslavia, because the country was a
When was genocide officially labeled a crime?
in 1948 as granted by the UN