What in the World? Weekly Quiz - October 21-27, 2019
THIS U.S. Navy Rear Admiral headed the National Counterterrorism Center before being tapped as Acting Director of National Intelligence in the wake of the sacking of DNI Daniel Coats and Principal Deputy Susan Gordon.
THIS Director of the Central Intelligence Agency overcame challenges to the nomination due to prior service as chief of a CIA “black site” where prisoners were subjected to “enhanced interrogation techniques” (torture).
THIS Director of the National Security Agency doubles as commander of the United States Cyber Command. As “DIRNSA” THIS four-star Army general runs U.S. cryptologic operations, signals intelligence and cybersecurity.
The United States Intelligence Community is a group of 17 separate government agencies that conduct intelligence activities. The IC includes these organizations EXCEPT for which one?
The Turkish military intervention in northern Syria is aimed at clearing a zone of Kurdish fighters in THIS group that fought alongside American forces against ISIS.
NATO member Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in the headlines with the Turkish invasion of northern Syria and attacks on Kurds in that region, but THIS position he recently adopted is now getting attention in the news.
The Secretary of Commerce told reporters it was not necessary to complete a trade agreement with China by next month despite news that President Trump wanted to sign a deal at a November meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping at the APEC summit. WHO is the United States Secretary of Commerce?
A hacking group from THIS country – dubbed “OilRig” – was itself hacked by a Russian group called “Turla” which “piggybacked” on OilRig to launch cyber-attacks against at least 35 countries. WHAT country’s hackers were hacked by Russian hackers?