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CURRENT EVENT | OCTOBER 3, 2016

How the Next President Might Handle ISIS

The next president of the United States will face national security issues, including terrorism and ISIS, along with the role of the U.S. in foreign affairs. Many voters want to know how candidates Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton might approach these international issues. This audio story discusses the ways each candidate might make choices and create policies that are similar or different from the existing policies of the Obama Administration. Listen to hear more about the foreign policy challenges the next president will face.

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Story Length: 6:08

Listen to the Story:

Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

Discussion Themes

  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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