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Question 1: The sanctions were not lifted until May 2003, after the government of Iraqi president ________ was overthrown.
Post-invasion Iraq, 2003–presentGulf WarSaddam HusseinIran–Iraq War

Question 2: Trade sanctions are ________ penalties imposed by one or more countries on one or more other countries.
International tradeFree tradeTradeSilk Road

Question 3: Typically the sanctions take the form of import ________ (duties), licensing schemes or other administrative hurdles.
Tax, tariff and tradeExcess profits taxFordney–McCumber TariffTariff

Question 4: The most famous example of an economic sanction is the fifty-year-old ________.
Luis Posada CarrilesCuba – United States relationsHelms–Burton ActUnited States embargo against Cuba

Question 5: For example, American ________ companies requested, and were at times granted, protection from steel imports that they claimed enjoyed an unfair advantage due to the economic policy of the steel exporting country.
Carbon steelSteelIronStainless steel

Question 6: For example, in 2002 the United States placed import tariffs on steel in an effort to protect its industry from more efficient foreign producers, such as ________ and Russia.
Province (China)Time in ChinaReligion in ChinaChina

Question 7: The ________ threatened retaliatory tariffs on a range of US goods, forcing the US government to remove the steel tariffs in early 2004.
European ParliamentDenmarkGermanyEuropean Union

Question 8: Economic sanctions include, but are not limited to, ________, trade barriers, import duties, and import or export quotas.
Fordney–McCumber TariffTax, tariff and tradeTariffExcess profits tax

Question 9: The ________ (WTO) ruled that these tariffs were illegal.
World Trade Organization accession and membershipUnited StatesEuropean UnionWorld Trade Organization

Question 10: For example, the United States has imposed economic sanctions against Iran for years, on the basis that the ________ sponsors terrorism.
Politics of OmanPolitics of Sri LankaPolitics of IranPolitics of the United Arab Emirates


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