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What in the World?

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24.09.2021

1. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau retained power in this week’s snap parliamentary election, but he didn’t receive the sweeping mandate he was hoping for. What is the name of Trudeau’s party?

Conservative Party

Liberal Party

Democratic Party

People’s Party

In Foreign Policy, Justin Ling lays out why the Canadian election didn’t change much of anything.

2. The defense grouping that includes the United States, Japan, India, and Australia met at the White House on Friday. What is this club called?

Pacific Forum

Marine-4

Partnership for the Indo-Pacific

Quadrilateral Security Dialogue

3. Voters in Switzerland will decide this weekend whether to legalize same-sex marriage. Which country was the first to allow same-sex couples to wed?

The Netherlands

Brazil

The United States

New Zealand

Omar G. Encarnación makes the case for LGBT reparations in an excerpt from his new book.

4. The United States sought to repatriate thousands of Haitian migrants this week, with images of Border Patrol agents violently confronting migrants drawing outrage from Democratic lawmakers and activists.

U.S. President Joe Biden has conducted the expulsions using a special pandemic-related authorization enacted during the Trump administration. What is this emergency measure called?

Remain in Mexico

Article 10

The COVID-19 Defense Plan

Title 42

Catherine Osborn examines the Haitian response to the deportations in this week’s Latin America Brief.

5. Which former professional boxer announced this week that he plans to run for president of the Philippines?

Donnie Nietes

Manny Pacquiao

Nonito Donaire

Rodrigo Duterte

6. The White House announced on Monday that the United States will open its borders to most vaccinated travelers after a long period of closure to all foreigners but a select few.

When did the first U.S. coronavirus-related travel ban—on visitors from China—go into effect?

Jan. 20, 2020

Feb. 2, 2020

March 13, 2020

April 1, 2020

Earlier this month, FP columnist Edward Alden argued for the United States’ entry restrictions to be dropped, writing........

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