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1. the What think read you you headline did when?

2. hear the word 'policeman' What springs to mind when you?

3. do you you read think about What what?

4. policeman Does world a the need?

5. What official America be would policeman was like the the if world?

6. world today's is dangerous How?

7. to your country from other countries What risks are there?

8. , years Iraq and What Libya will in happen the to next Syria few?

9. problem a muscles its flexing China Is?

10. What to threat global is security North Korea?

11. like this you reading article Did?

12. Barack policy do of foreign What think Obama's you?

13. we need Do superpowers?

14. , for USA Russia Could world work and China peace together the?

15. world the Will peace at be ever?

16. countries other of affairs the in intervene not USA the Should?

17. Middle East take care of its own affairs Can the?

18. about we years ISIS be What from in reading will now five?

19. ten years What will happen to Afghanistan in the next?

20. to would about ask you What the Barack like questions world Obama?

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World Policeman - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What springs to mind when you hear the word 'policeman'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Does the world need a 'policeman'?
  5. What would the world be like if America was the official 'policeman'?
  6. How dangerous is today's world?
  7. What risks are there to your country from other countries?
  8. What will happen to Syria, Iraq and Libya in the next few years?
  9. Is China flexing its muscles a problem?
  10. What threat is North Korea to global security?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of Barack Obama's foreign policy?
  3. Do we need superpowers?
  4. Could China, Russia and the USA work together for world peace?
  5. Will the world ever be at peace?
  6. Should the USA not intervene in the affairs of other countries?
  7. Can the Middle East take care of its own affairs?
  8. What will we be reading about ISIS in five years from now?
  9. What will happen to Afghanistan in the next ten years?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Barack Obama about the world?

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