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***What in the World? Weekly Quiz – August 31-September 6, 2020***

The longest serving prime minister in Japan’s history is stepping down due to health reasons. THIS Prime Minister, the head of the Liberal Democratic Party, was famous for economic policies dubbed “Abenomics” that sought to rebuild Japan’s troubled economy. 

Shinzo Abe
Itsuroh Abe
Ito Abe
Matsukata Abe

The Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) suspended THIS country from its institutions, shut their borders and stopped banking ties after an August 18th coup toppled President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The ECOWAS nations are concerned that instability in THIS country could affect the fight against Islamist militants in the region.

Mali
Burkina Faso
Niger
Chad

President Macron of France is calling for a hard stance among EU allies against Turkey over Ankara’s gas exploration encroachment in the off-shore economic zone of THIS nation. The face-off has taken on a military dimension in the latest irritant between Turkey and France.

Crete
Lesbos
Sardinia
Cyprus

The World Health Organization has warned that bilateral COVID-19 vaccine deals will limit supplies in what it called “vaccine nationalism.” As a remedy to a small group of rich nations scooping up all vaccine doses the WHO has organized THIS global collaboration designed to give fair and equitable access for every country.

COVAX
LATEX
VAXNET
GLOBVAX

The United States will step up responses to what National Security Advisor O’Brien said was “very aggressive” behavior by China, by organizing talks among the so-called “Quad” security partner nations. Which of THESE countries is NOT in the “Quad.”

India
Canada
Australia
Japan

American and Russian Army patrols met in a skirmish that involved patrol vehicles colliding in an open field with a Russian helicopter flying low over U.S. forces in THIS country. President Trump pulled back much of the U.S. force deployed there last year.

Lebanon
Iraq
Ukraine
Syria

Last week Tehran reversed itself in a feud with the international community over THIS just as the UN Security Council is wrangling over restoring sanctions against Iran’s economy.

Inspection of a payload Iran planned to launch into orbit.
Release of several journalists from various EU nations who were arrested for reporting from restricted Iranian nuclear program properties.
IAEA inspections of nuclear facilities and activities.
Restrictions on interference by Revolutionary Guards to international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz.

The world’s largest oil exporter reported a year-on-year decline in oil exports of 55%, or $8.7 billion in revenue, that followed a $12 billion year on year drop in May. THIS country faces a deepening recession as global energy demand has dropped amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Russia
Canada
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia

A Chinese military spokesman said, “China has indisputable sovereignty over the islands in the South China Sea and their adjacent waters in the region, and the command troops are always on high alert to resolutely protect national sovereignty and safeguard peace and stability in the region of the South China Sea,” in response to THIS development last week.

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near the Paracel Islands “to contest excessive maritime claims and reinforce laws of the sea in international waters.”
The Congress of the Philippines vote unanimously in support of plans to enforce an International Court finding on behalf of Manilla about sovereignty of the Spratly Islands.
A Vietnam coast guard frigate and a Chinese destroyer collided in a standoff over the navigation near the Paracel Islands, which both countries claim.
None of the above.

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence will no longer brief key Congressional committees on THIS issue.

Chinese espionage
Election security
Russian oligarchs’ investments
Cooperation between domestic and foreign nationalist groups
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