Week of August 21

Domestic (DX):
  1. How will the firing of Steve Bannon change US foreign policy?
  2. Is the Democratic party setting itself up to take back congress in 2018?
  3. Should the United States take a firmer stance against China when it comes to trade?
  4. Was President Trump’s response to the Charlottesville protests and attack appropriate?
  5. What are the chances of a wall being built on the US border with Mexico?
  6. Will Senator Susan Collins’ decision to cast doubt on President Trump’s 2020 reelection chances spark a moral realignment within the Republican party?
  7. Would Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s plan to keep the carried interest tax break for job-creating firms boost innovation?
  8. Should President Trump use his personal wealth to cover the Secret Service’s lapse in funds?
  9. How can urban development be made more environmentally friendly?
  10. Should the federal government require states to implement automatic voter registration programs?
International (IX):
  1. How is China dealing with its debt?
  2. Should India ramp up its bilateral military ties with the United States?
  3. Was the Rwandan re-election of Paul Kagame a legitimate democratic process?
  4. What changes, if any, will Mike Pence’s Latin America trip yield for the region?
  5. Is North Korea receiving significant foreign help in its current nuclear efforts?
  6. Should Pope Francis do more to promote the human rights of migrants?
  7. How can social media spark political revolution in developing countries?
  8. What measures should the Mexican government take to protect journalists?
  9. Will the Yemeni government cave in to rights groups demanding the release of Hisham al-Omeisy?
  10. How can the wealth gap in Brazil be closed?

– Katie Smith and Andrew Devlin

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