WHAP Chapter 33

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WHAP Chapter 33
2013-05-01 23:49:58
AP World

New Challenges in a new millennium
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  1. the trend toward increased cultural and economic connectedness between people, businesses, and organizations throughout the world.
  2. an international organization of european countries formed after world war ii to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Union
  3. a trade agreement between canada, the united states and mexico that encourages free trade between these north american countries.
  4. formed in 2001, a geopolitical group composed of china, russia, kazakhstan, kyrgyzstan, uzbekistan, and tajikistan that focuses on common security threats and works to enhance economic cooperation and cultural exchange in central asia.
    Shanghai Cooperation Organization
  5. an international agency which encourages trade between member nations, administers global trade agreements and resolves disputes when they arise.
    World Trade Organization
  6. bjp is a hindu nationalist party, based upon religious ideals, extreme-right, denounced muslims as anti-indian. some members committed violence for their cause. bjp luckily moderated a significant degree
    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
  7. president of pakistan
    Asif Ali Zardari
  8. president of zimbabwe, leader of African nationalist group.
    Robert Mugabe
  9. born october 29, 1938) is the current president of liberia, africa's first elected female head of state and liberia's first elected female president.
    Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
  10. current president of iran (pursuing the development of nuclear weapons) and involved in the crackdown on democratic moves in his country among other atrocious acts
    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  11. son of kim il sung, became ruler of north korea after his father's death. he developed nuclear weapons.
     Kim Jong-Il
  12. fundamentalist muslim group, gained power, restored order, but imposed an extreme form of islam on afghanistan, supported al-qaeda
  13. a radical shiʿite muslim organization in lebanon engaged in guerrilla warfare against israel
  14. a militant islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with israel and uses terrorism as a weapon
  15. literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion (or a religious branch, denomination, or sect).
  16. The calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
  17. Usama Bin Laden saudi-born muslim extremist who founded the al-qaeda organization that was responsible for several terrist attacks, including those on the world trade center and the pentagon in 2001
    Usama Bin Laden
  18. a network of islamic terrorist organizations, led by osama bin laden, that carried out the attacks on the us embassies in tanzania and kenya in 1998, the uss cole in yemen in 2000, and the world trade center and the pentagon in 2001
  19. a 1948 statement in which the united nations declared that all human beings have rights to life, liberty, and security.
     Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  20. international organizations that operate outside of the formal political arena but that are nevertheless influential in spearheading international initiatives on social, economic, and environmental issues
    nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)
  21. 1979, women's bill of rights, gender equity in work places, home and reproductive rights
    Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
  22. the spread and domination of a particular nation's culture, values and beliefs throughout the world by way of trade, electronic communication, businesses and the media
    cultural imperialism
  23. popular cultural practices and institutions that have been adopted internationally, such as music, the internet, television, food, and fashion.
    Global pop culture
  24. at the begining of the twenty-first century, the attitudes and outlook of well-educated, propserous, western-oriented people around the world, largely expressed in european languages, especially english.
    Global Elite Culture