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QUESTION 1

  1. What is the success rate for terrorists achieving their goals?

     

    Above average for long-term goals

     

    Above average for short-term goals

     

    Never over the long term

     

    Never over the short term

     

10 points   

QUESTION 2

  1. Which of the following is a characteristic of decentralized networks?

     

    Clear chains of command

     

    Diverse, interconnected nodes

     

    Executive leadership

     

    Small, interdependent cells

     

10 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. Which of the following is the key explanatory variable for how a terrorist organization selects its targets?

     

    Funding

     

    Ideology

     

    Membership

     

    Opportunity

     

10 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. Which of the following is the most preferred method of attack in modern terrorism?

     

    Assassinations

     

    Bombings

     

    Mass Disruption

     

    Suicide Attacks

     

10 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. Which of the following is an advantage of suicide attacks over other methods?

     

    They are often inexpensive

     

    They do not attract as much media attention

     

    They do not require adaptation

     

    They have a perfect success rate

     

10 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. International law is generally understood to define the legal use of military reprisal when:

     

     
     

    Retaliatory action does not harm innocent people.

     

    Retaliatory action results in proportionally fewer damages to those caused by the offending act.

     

    When the reprisal occurs within a time period following the offending act, which is usually 72 days.

     

10 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. Which form of soft power does a government use when it reaches out directly to the population of a foreign country?

     

    Deterrence

     

    Public diplomacy

     

    Sanctions

     

    Talking to terrorist groups

     

10 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. Which form of power has historically outperformed military preemption as an effective counterterrorism strategy?

     

    Commando raids

     

    Conciliation and peace

     

    Military retaliation

     

    Talking to terrorist groups

     

10 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. Which tenet of the Bush Doctrine did President Obama retain – although in a modified form – in his own national security strategy?

     

    American exceptionalism

     

    Global advancement of American ideals

     

    Interdependent security

     

    Unilateral use of force

     

10 points   

QUESTION 10

  1. In what situation are hostage rescue missions most likely to achieve their objectives?

     

    Hostile political contexts

     

    Low-risk operations

     

    Non-permissive environments

     

    Permissive environments

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