Funnel U.S. economic aid to NATO allies.
Attract emerging economies into trade alliances with the United States.
Eliminate barriers to free trade.
Regulate currency rates.
They seek out the cheapest labor and raw materials
They have helped provide more money for social services and welfare programs
They favor unrestricted free trade.
They prefer locations with few, if any, environmental laws.
Massive aid from the United States enabled Japan to rebuild quickly after the war.
Japanese products were not barred from the U.S. market.
Restrictions imposed on Japanese defense spending enabled them to channel much of their Gross National Product (GNP) into economic development.
Abundant reserves of oil and gas fueled postwar industrialization.
More efficient long-term economic forecasting by the Communist Party leadership.
The opening of China to foreign investment and foreign technology.
The opening of Chinese domestic markets to foreign imports.
Vast reserves of cheap labor.
The only way to defeat Israel was for all Arab states to work together.
An alliance in control of a valuable resource could exert control over the global economy.
Western powers could no longer dominate the Suez Canal.
Overproduction of petroleum products can cause a slump in global prices.
Human rights and environmental regulations.
Removing political barriers between member states.
Removing barriers to trade between member states.
Consumption becomes a means of self-expression as well as a source of personal identity.
Modern consumption is shaped by wants and desires rather than by needs or necessities.
Global consumption is entirely one way: the tastes of the United States are imposed on the rest of the world.
Where products scarcely vary from one another, consumers are encouraged to make purchases based on brand names.
English has become the primary language of global communications and social and political isolation has been vastly reduced.
Politically repressive regimes such as that of China are trying to control the Internet.
The gulf between the technological haves and have-nots has widened.
All these statements are correct.
Modern terrorists have been largely successful in achieving their political objectives.
Modern terrorists are not confined to any one state and operate effectively across borders
Modern terrorists use sophisticated modern weapons and technologies.
Modern terrorists routinely employ violence against civilian targets.
U.S. support of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands.
The presence of American troops in the holy land of Saudi Arabia.
U.S. failure to support the mujahideen in their war against the Soviet Union.
U.S. sanctions against Iraq.
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Equal pay for equal work.
Access to birth control and abortion.
The population of China has stabilized.
A significant number of girl babies are missing.
Women have achieved full gender equity in China.
Lingering Confucian values have finally been rooted out.