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***What in the World?" Weekly Quiz -- Jul 29-Aug 4, 2019***

A report on Thursday pointed out that Russia had attacked election systems in all 50 U.S. states according to THIS group.  The report called the cyber attacks “an unprecedented level of activity against state election infrastructure”and “Russian cyber-actors were in a position to delete or change voter data” in at least Illinois. Who issued the report?

U.S. Senate House Intelligence Committee
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Director of National Intelligence
Report of the Special Council, Robert Mueller

Ukraine seized a Russian tanker last week in the port of Izmail in response to THIS Russian activity.


Russian backed forces shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine.
Russian backed forces intervention in the Donbass region of Ukraine.
Russian blockade of the Strait of Kerch, seizure of three Ukrainian vessels and detention of the crews.
Russian annexation of Crimea.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blasted South Korea and its president, Moon Jae-in, over the ROK’s weapons acquisitions and joint military exercises with the U.S. last week as demonstrated by THIS action. The DPRK has been critical of South Korea’s purchase of American F-35 stealth fighter jets which began arriving in March 2019.


Test firing of a new missile Kim Jong Un said was developed to neutralize new South Korean arms.
Provocative flights of North Korean jets near the DMZ.
Closure of a joint industrial facility.
A temporary halt to visits of South Koreans to relatives in the north.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States has asked Japan, France, Germany, South Korea, Australia and other nations to do THIS in response to increased tension with Iran and activities in the Persian Gulf.

Participate in an embargo of Iranian tankers attempting to transport sanctioned oil shipments.
Participate in a missile defense force to prevent Iran from targeting allies in the Middle East.
Participate in sanctions barring sales of drone technology to Iran.
Participate in a maritime force to ensure safety of commercial vessels in the region.

The European Commission will have a new president following the election last week of THIS former German Defense Minister who will replace Jean-Claude Juncker.  SHE is said to be a strong supporter of the transatlantic alliance and European unity, and has often been critical of President Trump.


Ursula von der Leyen
Angela Merkel
Sabine Sütterlin-Waack
Monika Wulf-Maties

The Trump administration has signed an agreement with the Guatemalan government that would have the effect of THIS, in an effort to curb the wave of asylum seekers coming into the U.S. While both governments have confirmed the agreement, Guatemala’s highest court has previously ruled that such an agreement could not be signed by the country’s president.

Criminalize undocumented migration from Guatemala to the United States
Authorize the return of Guatemalan asylum seekers from the US back to Guatemala
Require asylum seekers traveling through Guatemala to make their asylum claim there
Locate US offices of the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency within Guatemala to expedite migration from there to the United States

Myanmar officials have returned to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh to resume talks with Rohingya refugee leaders there, working to negotiate towards THIS end. Among demands Rohingya leadership have made are recognition of the Rohingya as an ethnic group with rights to Myanmar citizenship, international protection, and the ability to return to their original villages and lands. 

The creation of an international criminal tribunal to investigate crimes against humanity allegations
A ceasefire between Myanmar’s security forces and the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army
The inclusion of a new quota system within Myanmar’s government to ensure representation of Rohingya people
The repatriation of over 700,000 Rohingya people back to Myanmar

Puerto Rico has new interim leadership this week, after embattled Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s announcement that he would step down on August 2nd. His resignation comes in the midst of THIS scandal, which brought two weeks of protests to the streets of San Juan.


Revelations that Rosselló had used public funds to pay for private schools for his children
Leaked texts between Rosselló and his aides containing offensive remarks about victims of Hurricane Maria
Failure by Rosselló to declare his stakes in a property firm buying luxury real estate around Puerto Rico
Leaked emails indicating plans by the New Progressive Party (PNP) to commit election fraud in the 2020 elections

As the Pentagon neared 200 days without a permanent top leader, the Senate Armed Services Committee approved President Trump’s picks for two top spots. THIS former Army Secretary has been approved as the new Secretary of Defense while Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley is assuming the role of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


John Hyten
Ryan McCarthy
Mark Esper
David Norquist

President Trump has vetoed a series of bipartisan measures which would have done THIS, the second such exercise of his veto power against congressional condemnation of the administration’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Formally condemned the human rights record of the Saudi government
Blocked billions of dollars in arms sale to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Authorized the deployment of US ground troops to the Saudi Arabia-Yemen border
Blocked billions of dollars in infrastructure investments pledged by Saudi Arabia to the United States
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