What in the World? Weekly Quiz - January 6-12, 2020
President Trump ordered the killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani on Thursday. Soleimani was the head of THIS organization.
The Iranian Quds Force, or Jerusalem Force, is part of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a combined arms force – ground, navy, and air forces, special forces, intelligence and missiles. Who is the new commander of the Quds Force following the killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani.
What country was President Trump referring to when he spoke to reporters on Air Force One on Sunday and said, “"we will charge them sanctions like they've never seen before, ever. It'll make Iranian sanctions look somewhat tame."
A consequence of the US-Iran crisis is Tehran’s abandonment on limits for enrichment of uranium, a key component of THIS nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group (US, UK, France, Russia, China, Germany and the EU).
The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro physically blocked opposition leaders from parliament as a new head of Congress was elected, replacing THIS leader who was recognized by the United States as the legitimate head of state last January.
President Trump spoke by phone with THIS leader last week to receive thanks for intelligence said to be “information the United States provided that helped foil a potential holiday terrorist attack,” according to the White House.
Vice Premier Liu He of China will travel to Washington for a January 13th meeting with U.S. officials for this purpose.