POLI 1050--Exam #2 (Spring 2018)--Answer Key.docx

A extrastate b intrastate c interstate d superstate

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a. Extrastate b. Intrastate c. Interstate d. Superstate (11) True / False : North Korea violated the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in 2003 by developing nuclear weapons without formally leaving the treaty (per treaty requirements), which forced the UN Security Council to levy severe economic sanctions against them. a. North Korea opted out of the NPT in 2003 and followed the procedure to leave the treaty before testing a nuclear device, meaning the technically have broken no international law regarding nuclear weapons. 2
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(12) All of the following nations have permanent seats with veto power on the UN Security Council EXCEPT: a. United Kingdom b. France c. China d. Germany e. Russia (13) True / False: The paradox of international law is that it can bind all states (even the powerful) to a specific form of behavior, but can be circumvented and ignored by powerful states at times. (14) True / False : Cyberwarfare is the politically-motivated use of computers, software, or computer code to create fear and panic among a targeted population generally conducted by non-state actors. (15) Which of the following is accurate about non-governmental organizations (NGOs)? a. Can operate for profit so long as money is spent to achieve goals b. Can advocate for violence so long as it promotes their goals c. Can only focus on international or global issues d. Can be partially funded by a state so long as they remain unbiased e. None of the above are accurate statements about NGOs (16) True / False : The United Nations tends to be ineffective at addressing social issues, such as child labor and human trafficking, because of the limited autonomy and control member states allow the organization to have. (17) ______________ is an example of an international regime in the political realm that we discussed in class: a. Landmine Ban Regime (security) b. Climate Change Regime (environmental) c. Anti-Apartheid Regime d. Global Trade Regime (economic) (18) Which of the following nations does not currently possess nuclear weapons? a. Israel b. China c. Pakistan d. Japan (Japan has never possessed nuclear weapons in its history) e. All of the above possess nuclear weapons 3
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(19) Which of the following states is a signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) today?: a. Iran b. Israel c. North Korea d. Pakistan e. None of the above are signatories of the NPT today. (20) True / False: The Islamic State (IS) is best classified as an insurgency that uses terrorism as one of several tactics to achieve its political objectives. (21) True / False : Japan successfully developed nuclear weapons during the 1980s as a deterrent to increasing threats from China and North Korea, but voluntarily gave up their weapons in the 1990s in a deal with the United States. a. Japan has never developed nuclear weapons in its history. South Africa is the only country that has independently developed a nuclear weapon and then later voluntarily gave it up.
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