Joint Chiefs chairman: ‘We have not contained’ ISIS

Daily News Article - December 3, 2015


1. a) Define contradict.
b) What is the role of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff?
c) How did Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford contradict President Obama on ISIS? Be specific.

2. How did President Obama’s deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes attempt to justify the President’s statement about ISIS?

3. What exactly did Gen. Dunford say about the spread of ISIS?

4. What did Secretary of Defense Ash Carter say about ISIS in his opening remarks to the House Armed Services Committee?

5. Ask a parent or grandparent:
a) What do you think President Obama meant when he said ISIS was contained?
b) How do you think the President and Congress should deal with ISIS?